Avant Garde Hair & Makeup Course

The French word Avant Garde refers to people, things or works that are experimental or innovative. This course has been designed to take Avant Garde hair styling and makeup artistry beyond its limits. The London Makeup School has carried out in depth research into the industry and firmly believes that this course is the most comprehensive and creative course available today, giving the spectacular Avant Garde genre the spotlight it deserves.


// Who is this course for?

The Avant Garde Hair and Makeup course has been specially developed as an advanced hair and makeup course for current professional makeup artists and session stylists or those that have complete our Beginners Professional Makeup course and Professional Hair Styling or another Training Academy equivalent and who are ready to take their artistry to the next level.

// What will I learn during this course?

This course will push students to go beyond the “norm” and status quo. Students will think outside the box, drawing on inspiration from culture, arts and media. The course encourages students to be inventive and radical with their thoughts and design process, and gives them the practical skills to bring their ideas to life.


This course includes – Makeup:

  • Research and designing different make-up looks.
  • Learn how to use all different make-up (pigments, super colour, aqua colour)
  • Learn how to use different materials (feather, beads, stones, paper)
  • Learn how to be creative in terms of using colours and materials
  • How to create looks with a professional finish.

This course includes – Hair:

  • Research and designing hair styles from idea, to concept, students will gather inspiration from media, books and the in depth knowledge of London Makeup School experts to begin drafting their visualised looks.
  • Understand and learn how to create different styles using different materials, by using a mixture of craft, household and specialist materials. Students will begin the creative process of making individual pieces for their Avant Garde design.
  • Create different textures with straighteners, tongs, rollers, blow dryers.
  • Working with different styles of hair pieces to create structure and shapes.
  • Working with coloured hair pieces and using coloured hair sprays.
  • Learn how to create hair pieces.
  • Students will be allowed to keep certain designs
  • Preparation of hair for use under wigs and hair pieces.
  • Industry tips and tricks for long lasting hold and definition.
  • Different hair styles for editorial, fashion, beauty and catwalk
  • LMS Certificate awarded upon completion of the course

Students are welcome to bring in a camera  to take photos during this course.


Monday 20th May 2019

Monday 2nd December 2019


London Hair Academy Certificate awarded on completion of the course.

All our certificates all fully insurable and all you need to do is purchase your liability insurance before being able to work as a freelancer.


// What can I do with this course?

Students will be able to work within the industry and cater to clients who require extreme hair and makeup, editorial and fashion looks.

// What courses can I progress onto?

Students can expand their skills further by exploring other areas of hair and makeup such as our Beginners Hair Cutting course, Fashion and Photographic Makeup course, or Glamour Makeup course.

Course Content: Practical and theoretical
Time: 2 Weeks (10.00am – 4.30pm)
Price: £2295 (includes VAT)


Finance Options: Divido logo Flexible monthly instalments
Models: We provide you with a wide range of real people as models throughout your course. This means you never spend your time being a model yourself for another student, increasing learning hours and gaining valuable client skills.

Select your start date to book your course or call us to enrol on: 0207 993 8101

Avant Garde Hair & Makeup Course


If you have any questions before booking or would rather book over the phone, please call us on 0207 993 8101 during office hours.

We offer a wide range of dates throughout the year, find what best suits you
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