Professional Makeup Artistry and Hair Course

Professional Makeup Artistry and Hair Course


Learn the Professional hair and makeup techniques in this intensive 3 week course.


Following aspects of this Course:


  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Colour theory and the colour wheel
  • Skin and skincare
  • Foundations and concealer application
  • Highlighting and contouring
  • Beauty eye makeup
  • Basic eye lining and mascara techniques
  • Eyebrow definition and grooming
  • Strip eyelash application
  • Cheek and blusher techniques
  • Lip techniques
  • Advice on makeup kit


  • Hair product and equipment selection – Learn how to select the perfect products and equipment for the style you are creating.
  • Tools and building a professional kit – An in-depth look at the contents of a professional hair and makeup artist’s kit. The basic kit needed at any photo shoot or fashion show.
  • Sectioning and preparation – The fundamental skills needed for hair styling
  • Hair up – Catwalk, fashion, natural and dramatic styles.
  • Basic Blow drying.
  • Creating Curls – Includes barrel, loose and tight curls and the tricks to keep them in place.
  • Plaiting – Learn how to braid into loose/natural, creative and dramatic catwalk and photo styles – including fishtail plaiting.
  • Hair pieces – The use of temporary pieces to enhance show-stopping styles.
  • Pony tails – The latest trends for fashion, catwalk and photographic pony tails.
  • French pleat and bee hive – You will be taught how to create a classic French pleat and the bee hive style.
  • Small classes to ensure you get that extra attention to detail
  • RAC certificate awarded on completion of the course.
  • Students are welcome to bring in a camera to take photos during this course.

The make-up brands we use include: MAC, Bobbi Brown, Becca, Benefit, Ben Nye, Kryolan and LA colours.

Frequent question asked

What can I do with this course?

After this course students will receive a Reet’s Makeup Academy certificate to work on clients straight away using the skills they have learnt.

What courses can I progress onto?

If students wish to continue and develop a career as a hair and makeup artist, we would recommend completing one of our, our Fast Track Makeup Artist course, or Beginners-Professional Makeup course and Professional Hair Styling course from Reet’s Academy, Bridal Hair Course and Receive Special Discount by quoting ReeGrax2.

Please ask your tutor for more information.

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