Meet the highest rated and reviewed hair and makeup educators in the industry!
Sinead is the London Hair Academy Manager and Leader of the pack!
Having been in the industry for twenty years Sinead has a strong skill set, knowledge and understanding of salon, business, creative and vocational based education.
Driven and passionate about managing and education, Sinead became part of the management team in the first Toni and Guy flagship salon, she enjoyed seeing progression with members of staff which then led her into education. Sinead became an educator at the Toni and Guy flagship academy in London and with a huge passion for hair and fashion she furthered this by working on the session team working multiple seasons at London Fashion Week and London Fashion Weekend.
Sinead’s professional qualifications include an IQA, PTLLS, DTLLS teaching qualifications and she managed the NVQ department for government funded courses.
Sinead then went on to manage private courses in London and Manchester academies and has won various competitions and assisted Anthony Mascolo.
Sinead continued to progress her hairdressing career and furthered her creative flare by becoming an Artistic Director which involved seminars, shows and shoots as well as travelling the UK and educating hairdressing teams with creative cuts, colours and editorial looks. Part of this role included working on collection shoots, managing teams and helping to create pieces for Avant Garde BHA Shoots.
Having a great understanding of the vocational side of hairdressing Sinead became an Examiner Consultant which consisted of writing exams for hairdressing and barbering standards for the awarding body City and Guilds including both hairdressing and barbering qualifications.
Sinead is friendly and approachable and thrives on mentoring and supporting educators, looking after student’s needs, and ensures hairdressing standards are the best quality they can possibly be.
Beth is the London Makeup School Manager and the leader of the gang who has taken the London Makeup School from strength to strength. Beth has played a crucial role in making the London Makeup School the highest rated and reviewed in Europe under her leadership. Beth is also the Head of the ITEC Level 2 teaching team, and the head of the amazing Pro Portfolio service at the London Makeup school and one of the best educators in the industry.
The London Makeup School and Beth is one!
Beth has almost 20 years work experience for brands and for a variety of clients in television, magazines, runway, publishing’s and corporate, which include the BBC, Channel 4, Endemol, Daily Mail, Pride Magazine, Carlton Books and many more.
She has worked as a freelance make-up artist having completed her training at The London College of fashion and not only works professionally in the industry she has now established herself as an accomplished tutor and course director.
Beth loves to work creatively with make-up and finds the educational side of her work the most rewarding but greatly enjoys the creativity of fashion and editorial work.
A long serving and key member of the London MakeUp School and the ITEC Level 2 teaching team. Siema is an accomplished, ITEC qualified, professionally trained makeup artist with more than 10 years’ experience. Siema is a qualified teacher and has been teaching make-up for over 7 years.
Siema has been trained by reputable and well known celebrity makeup artists as well as the leading brands of the beauty and makeup industry such as MAC, Estée Lauder, Clinique, Dermalogica, Aveda and many more. She has worked with several Bollywood celebrities during shoots and fashion shows.
Siema specialises in Asian Bridal makeup. However, she is also entirely proficient in all other types of makeup such as Fashion, Arab, Special Occasions, etc. She takes great pride in being able to meet the requirements and expectations of people from different ethnicities, backgrounds and cultures.
Siema is absolutely passionate about customer satisfaction and therefore aims to provide a highly professional, tailored and memorable experience to all her clients. Her motto is ‘Make up, not Make do’
She is always eager to share her knowledge and expertise with learners to support and prepare them for working within the increasingly competitive Make-up industry. This has been proven with majority of her ITEC students passing with distinctions. Siema’ s work has played a crucial role in making the London MakeUp School, the leading academy delivering the ITEC level 2 Makeup certificate.
A double agent of both the London MakeUp School and the London Hair Academy. Su leads the Avant Garde sector of the academy as creativity simply oozes through her fingers! Su is a makeup and hair artist, has built her career in diverse industries such as Fashion, Beauty, Theatre, TV and Film working internationally while based in the heart of London. Her work has featured in numerous publications such as Grazia, Vogue, The Independent, etc. She understands how to combine her skills to create the various needs of her different range of clients. Her clients include names such as Jimmy Choo, J.W Anderson, MCM, Office, J.Mendel, Lie sang bong, etc.
She designed the make-up for the Chicago Musical and hair and make-up for Ottone Opera. She has also worked for various major TV channels like BBC, SKY, ITV and DAVE. She was a lead makeup and hair artist for a wide range of fashion shows and events. Su has a style that focuses very much on the details and flawless beauty.
Another double agent of the London Makeup School and the London Hair academy and is one of the longest serving and experienced tutors at the academy. Stephen leads the barbering sector at the academy has more than twenty years’ experience working in the hair and makeup industry. Stephen has worked internationally as a freelancer doing both hair and makeup for magazine editorials, campaigns, runway, television, publishing and corporate.
Stephen began his career training at the prestigious Charlie Miller salon in Edinburgh and later moved to Cheyne’s working as the Creative Director. In 1999 Stephen relocated to London where he studied at The London College of Fashion.
Highlights of Stephen’s career include assisting hairdressing industry heavyweight Guido for McQueen and Yohji Yamamoto and working closely with Duran Duran on a number of projects including numerous photo shoots, album covers and their Brit Lifetime Achievement award in 2004.
More recently, Stephen has been working in television as a hair and makeup supervisor for ITV, Sky and Channel 4 on various entertainment and music programmes as well as channel idents. During this time he worked with a number of celebrities including Peter Andre, Janice Dickinson and Louise Thompson (Made in Chelsea).
Stephen’s signature trademark for men and women’s cutting and hair styling combines rigorous attention to technique with volume, texture and dynamic movement. For make-up his area of specialism involves the creation of a look that works in synergy with the hair.
One of the longest serving and crucial members of the London Hair Academy. Paula is the Google of everything hairdressing at the academy. Paula has almost 30 years’ experience in the hair and beauty sector starting as a trainee at the prestigious Daniel Galvin Salon in London’s West End before finishing her training at The London College of Fashion. Paula has a proven track record at the London Hair Academy of producing some of the best new hairdressing graduates into the industry.
Her experience includes 10 years Salon Manager at the UK Salon Group, Retail Educator at KMS before obtaining her PTTLS & DTTLS to qualify as an Assessor.
Her natural flair as a colour technician has gained her many accolades including twice runner up at the L’Oréal Colour Trophy.
During her career Paula has also been involved in Television, Theatre and Fashion.
These achievements include Stylist for London Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week, Photo shoots for Vogue and Marie Claire, catalogue work for Zara, photo shoots for Prada and hair supervisor for the BBC’s The Voice & Channel 4 Undercover Boss.
A solid member of the London Hair Academy, Sam has been in the hairdressing industry for 26 years with background training from Sassoon techniques & Wella professionals, Patrick Cameron, Avant garde hairdresser Michael Barnes, & Anthony Mascolo Toni & Guy.
Sam is a NVQ assessor & trainer, within FE & private academies.
Sam’s biggest achievement was being a salon owner, employing stylists & apprentices with in house training to build a professional hairdressing business for clients.
Sam is highly capable in all aspects of hairdressing including cutting, styling, colour techniques, long hair up styling & hair extensions and is still actively working within the salon, keeping up to date with current fashion trends. Sam is part of the London Hair Academy hair extensions tutoring team. Sam plays a crucial part in the success of the London Hair Academy passing her vast experience and up to date knowledge on to her students.
Another long serving double agent of both the London Makeup School and London Hair Academy, Olivia plays a key role within both academies. Olivia has been a professional hair and makeup artist for the last 11 years, graduating from The London College of Fashion. Olivia’s clients range from commercial Magazines such as Reveal, Take a Break, and Hello magazine through to working for companies such as ASOS, Tesco’s and Sainsbury’s.
Olivia has worked alongside various VIPs and Celebrities over the years such as Elle McPherson, Keith Lemon, Annie Lenox, and the most recent A-lister being Burt Reynolds. Olivia’s biggest achievements to date was being involved with the Royal Wedding, the Olympics and travelling internationally with work to Qatar and NYC
A long serving and solid member of the London Hair Academy, Kat has been hairdresser for over ten years. Kat is part of the London Hair Academy hair extensions tutoring team.
Trained with Toni & Guy. Worked at BBC for 4 years, cutting / styling / colouring hair for TV newsreaders, presenters / personalities. Hair for shows included Jools Holland & strictly come dancing.
Kat has been a freelance hairstylist for the last four years, Kat is passionate about hair & doesn’t like to limit herself or others capabilities. “I love what I do & love to help others through teaching”.
- Editorial includes Grazia, Red, Style, Sunday times mag, Idol, Station, Pickmix, Victoria Grant look book etc.
- Commercial / advertising includes Panasonic, Vodafone, Guinness, Halifax, Nationwide & many more.
- West End shows include Wicked & Wicked UK & Ireland tour, (ongoing hairdresser for Wicked) Shakespeare in love & Once.
Celebrities/ personalities include
Jay Kay / Jamiroquai, Jerry Dammers (specials) , Ronan Keating, Mc fly, Henry Holland, Paul Whitehouse, Chris Robshaw (England rugby captain), Angela Lansbury , Rachel Stevens, & more.
Kat has worked with Jay Kay / Jamiroquai for over 6 years & have been his personal hairstylist for editorial, TV appearances including BBC, top gear & Alan Carr’s chatty man. Kat has also worked on music videos & album covers / images.
Kat has been on tour with Jay & the band over the last 3 years working hard & getting to see some beautiful parts of the world.
Jackie is an enthusiastic and passionate member of this fantastic team of creatives at the London Hair Academy. Jackie has close to 30 years hairdressing experience, initially starting her career as an apprentice at Vidal Sassoon enabling her to work both in the UK and abroad. Jackie is a specialist for long hair, hair up and creative Avant Garde work. Jackie is also part of the London Hair Academy hair extensions tutoring team.
Jackie has had work published both in magazines and online articles and has also worked on music videos and films. Jackie has been teaching for around 15 years, on a salon floor with apprentices, and has acquired all her professional teaching qualifications. Jackie quotes “I feel incredibly lucky to make a living out of the things I’m most passionate about; hairdressing and teaching. To be part of the London Hair Academy educational team is the icing on the cake for me.”
A long serving and solid member of the London MakeUp School and the ITEC Level 2 teaching team. Giovanna’s passion for makeup artistry has always been her drive and reason to achieve the highest standards whatever the challenges the work requirement demands. To be part of the beauty and fashion industry has always been her dream. To share her knowledge and help students to develop their own style and skills has been her dedication for the last 8 years. This has been proven with the majority of Giovanna’s students regularly graduating from the ITEC level 2 course with Distinctions.
Giovanna started her career as makeup artist 13 years ago and gained experiences with brands such as Esteé Lauder, Mac and Lancôme together alongside fashion, editorial, music videos and theatrical jobs. In 2009 Giovanna took her second teaching qualification and also her Assessors Award qualification, to able her to teach and assess NVQ’S and ITEC courses and freelancing for the best colleges across London. Giovanna has also developed her career between London, Italy and Spain working with models, actor/actresses, pop videos, and fashion shows. Among her credits and publications: London Fashion Week, The Bafta, London Fashion Week-End, Fashion TV, Canon, Valentino, Pam Hogg, Gattinoni, Paul Smith, Hammersmith Lyrics, Jason Isaacs, Lady Sov, Sophie Anderton, Essential Magazine, Asiana Magazine, Clash Magazine, RWD Magazine, Close Up Magazine, Hot courses Magazine, Flux Magazine, Resonance Music Magazine just to mention a few.
A member of the London Hair Academy and a key member of the hair extension team, Hannah has been in the hair and makeup industry for 11 years, initially training in the Midlands. She has worked in a number of top salons in the Midlands and London gaining a wealth of experience in all aspects of hairdressing. Her extensive knowledge of colouring and precision cutting, paved the way to becoming an educator in salons before entering in to the freelance world.
To further broaden her skill set, she is an experienced freelance hair extension technician, and Bridal hair and makeup artist. She has a passion for vintage styling and regularly works on events such as Goodwood revival, providing tutorials for Glamour online and has worked on publications such as Style Me Vintage. Hannah is also part of the London Hair Academy hair extensions tutoring team.
Lorraine has been in the hairdressing industry for over 25 years and has been teaching within FE colleges for the last 15 years. She has an unlimited amount of knowledge she passes onto her students.
She has run a salon for almost 7 years which has given her priceless industry experience. Lorraine holds both an assessors award and IV qualification and teaches all of the London Hair Academy’s ITEC qualification courses. Lorraine also has experience in hair extensions, spray tanning, barbering and bridal hair up course.
A double agent of the London Makeup School and London Hair Academy.
Rumana is a skilled makeup artist with years of experience who specialises in Asian bridal hair and makeup.
She loves the thrill of creating a precise look from scratch and also has the ability to create a myriad of looks.
Her passion lies in being bold with colour and emphasising striking looks.
Rumana is one of the Academy’s henna artist specialists and has produced unique designs from traditional bridal to contemporary tattoos.
Rumana is in demand for red carpet events, creating flawless glowing skin for exquisite models, cultivating their potential to the fullest.
Andreea is a passionate member of the London Hair Academy, with 17 years industry experience, Andreea always dreamed of being part of the hair and fashion industry which enabled her to travel the world and work in the most interesting places. Moving to London and living her dream, Andreea embraced the opportunity to start teaching at the London Hair Academy and pass on her vast knowledge.
Andreea is an NVQ assessor and trainer, very talented in all aspects of hairdressing including cutting, styling, barbering, colour, bridal hair up styling and plaiting and braiding. Still working within the salon, Andreea keeps up her passion and inspiration with latest trends, aspiring to pass it on to her students!
A Member of the London Hair Academy, April has been working in the hair industry for over 18 years.
April started off as a salon apprentice training with L’Oreal going on to owning her own hair salons and barber shops.
April then moved on to education teaching in FE colleges and consulting in salons around the UK
April is an NVQ assessor and teaches all aspects of hairdressing.
In April’s own time she consults and freelances a long list of private and celebrity clients for special events and thoroughly enjoys all aspects of hairdressing.
A member of the London Makeup School, Debbie has worked in the Makeup and Beauty industry for over 25 years.
Debbie has experience gained from teaching in a variety of Colleges both FE and in the private sector.
Debbie holds all relevant teaching and assessors’ qualifications bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to the London Makeup School.
Debbie has also for the past 15 years has been running her own mobile business which keeps her up to date with industry knowledge and trends.
Angela is Member of the London Hair Academy, and is active in the industry a freelancer and Director of Universal Strandz lace wigs and weaves Hair beauty & Nails.
Angela has been in the hairdressing and beauty industry for over 28 years, starting as a trainee Apprentice at Alan International and further progression in completion of City & Guilds Advance qualification in men & women Hairdressing at West Thames College, then qualifications in teaching/ lecturing and Certificate in Assessing Vocational Qualifications further gaining teaching experience both in FE and private sector.
Angela specialises In Afro Hairdressing and natural styling, and is also proficient in European and Asian hairdressing with additional barbering skills. Creative in cutting, colouring, chemical processing, styling long or short hair, braiding, lace wigs & weaves, hair extension, bridal hair & make-up.
Having worked alongside Afro Hair mogul and celebrity stylist Derek Clements of Splinter / aka De Cutter, allowed further exposure and development in the art of cutting and styling Afro hair.
Angela is also an educator and hair technician for the European market for the The renowned American hair company Johnson’s Product Company U.S.A… Inventors of Ultra sheen, Bantu, Gentle treatment & Precise Hair relaxer system.
“My passion in this wonderful career has offered favourable opportunities, which has allowed me to work on celebrity actors from cast members of “Bend it like Beckham” models, professional Artists in the music industry, and a cliental of various ages and profession.
Having gained a wealth of knowledge, travelling opportunities and a vehicle in which to continue to develop my skills and to pass on my knowledge and experience…. “The world is my oyster. The future is bright.”