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Above is a sample of the fun looks achieved by students during classroom work on each other.

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Student Testimonials

“Truly enjoyed the process of learning and professionalism behind the scenes of makeup, and this wouldn’t be possible without my great teacher Amanda Linke, which made the lessons not only fun, but helped us all (8) in our 2 week class to pass with incredible marks! Thank you all for helping us achieve our qualified makeup artist role – and if you’re reading this review considering going here to study- just do it! #beapro

Rachel S – 2 Week IMA Foundation Course –  Graduated January 2020

“I think this was the best decision I’ve made so far by coming to The London school of makeup. We were a group of 8 girls who were simply so amazing and so friendly that we all actually felt comfortable with each other even though we were all from different countries and backgrounds and above all our mentor Amanda was the best we would ask for!! Though it was just a two weeks course we were all so emotional on the last day of the course… Gonna miss the fun we had at LSM and gonna miss everyone! The best make up school in the world” xx loads of love ♥️

Aldrina E 2-Week IMA Foundation Course Graduated January 2020

“I’ve just completed the 8 week IMA make up course, Diploma in Photography and Media Make- Up. The course has given me confidence in the application of make- up for different settings and all types of situations. There were many make up artists that came in to teach .Charlotte was a fabulous tutor for the foundation aspect of the course and Amanda is another wonderful make up artist who is also a fabulous teacher. The supervisors are also helpful and knowledgeable. The college is organised and well run and they are really on top of any problems that occur. I looked at other courses in the area but I felt I made the right choice with LSM.”

Melinda T – Graduated December 2019

This place is fantastic. It bounces with creativity. I came from Ireland to learn how to apply Drag Queen makeup ‘2 Day Drag Makeup Course‘ with Tonee Roberio who is a great teacher. I did this to step out of my comfort zone as I think we are now learning from Drag Queens. He is the best in his game. Owners are fantastic guys who are interested in everyone’s work that comes through their doors. They are very passionate about their business. Thanks, guys I’ll be back for sure. To anyone looking at attending this college, look no future it’s the best out there ❤❤???
Louise Moylan – Graduated February 2019

So I’m a wedding freelance hairdresser, (Oxfordshire bridal hair )is my instagram and Facebook page.
I wanted to expand into wedding makeup as a natural passion of mine. I did a lot of research before booking the course and spoke to wedding makeup artists about there training and a few people studied here.
I really enjoyed the 3-day Foundation & Bridal Course although if you are a very beginner it’s extremely fast paced and a lot of brilliant information to take in. Especially day 1. Day 2 was brilliant did evening makeup “day one did day makeup” 3rd day was bridal makeup includes great information for how to market yourself, website and how to prep the skin properly to ensure it lasts all day.
Overall excellent staff- great knowledge and approachable! I asked so many questions and lots of notes got to practice make up every afternoon on each other in the class.
Definitely recommend and thank you very much to all the staff especially Kerry, Charlotte and Diane
Rachael Capocci xx – Graduated January 2018
I have finished the “2-week creative course ” and I totally recommend! I had an amazing time in class. The teaches are fantastic and gives you extremely explanations about makeup techniques. The school has a very friendly environment and the staff members are very helpful.’

Leandro Facundo – Graduated January 2019

I completed the 8 week Photographic & Media course in December, and it was the best 8 weeks of my life. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. I want to thank my teachers, Charlotte and Amanda, along with all the other guest teachers that taught me so much. Not only did I get amazing support from the teachers and staff during the course, the school continues to support me and give me incredible opportunities to this day. Just the other week I was able to go to London Fashion Week, all thanks to The London School of Makeup. I would highly recommend this course to anyone considering a career in makeup artistry.’

Lauren Bright – Graduated February 2019

Brilliant Course ‘2 Day Drag Makeup Course‘. I now feel like I’ve really progressed doing drag makeup and feel far more confident blocking brows and blending colours etc. Tonee is an excellent teacher- very accomplished and full of enthusiasm. ?

Fiona Tanner – Graduated February 2019

I attended the 3-day Foundation and Bridal Course for day, evening and bridal makeup. I can highly recommend this course. My teacher was Charlotte, who was amazing. Taught us so much in the space of three days and the aftercare was brilliant, any questions/queries Charlotte was happy to help. I came back yesterday evening to take my exam and passed. Couldn’t recommend this course/school enough. Looking forward to going back for further courses…. this is just the beginning. Thank you Charlotte and everyone else at the school. X
Kelly Tilbury – Graduated March 2017

Came in from Lagos, Nigeria n i just completed my 2 week IMA foundation course. The school is amazing, learnt a lot. The staff is also awesome. So glad I attended. I will recommend the school one million times over. …..see u soon London school of makeup for the creative course. Till we meet again.

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The London School of Make-Up

Graduates work at Super Super Super SS20 at London Fashion Week

From catwalk to film set, our graduates go on to work in and shape the world of creative makeup artistry.

Incorporated in 2000 The London School of Make-up ® was founded to develop the next generation of makeup artists. Since then we have seen numerous talented artists come through the doors of our central London studios (just minutes from Oxford Circus!) which is located at the main junction for both of London’s top shopping streets Oxford Street & Regent Street plus the entertainment area of Soho with its vibrant restaurants and theatre area.

It’s here where you will be taught by our crew of experienced makeup experts and artists from the world of Fashion, Film and Media.

If you are looking for makeup courses London is the place to be. Our make up courses are built to industry standards and our makeup artistry students work towards a recognised qualification from the IMA (International Makeup Association).

We currently offer an extensive range of courses from Foundation level up, including specialist classes such as photographic & Media make-up, special effects and bridal makeup.

Find our complete list of courses, including weekend and evening options or read more about our expert makeup tutors online – and if you have any questions just give us a call, we love to talk makeup.

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