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Its only days away before the festive season begins and if you like many others are still thinking of what you can buy a close friend or family member that they would really appreciate. What could be better than a gift certificate towards… Read More
Being close to Oxford Circus station we are conveniently situated in the heart of where it’s all happening in London with easy access to the world of both fashion and entertainment plus transport links.
We would like to encourage people to fulfil their dreams by helping finance their courses over a period of time without having to pay any interest on their loan. Read More
Demand for our Graduates at London Fashion Week
It seems like only yesterday that our graduates were casting their magic at London Fashion Week and here we go again.
Three reasons to love our LSM Pro-Store Prestige Brush Set
As an aspiring make-up artist you probably know more than most about how to handle a brush – at least we hope you do! And you know how important good equipment is. Our brushes, made by Da Vinci,
are the ones our artists use whether they’re practising at home or creating looks for designers like Edeline Lee.
The fashion industry is known for being all last minute and true to form our LSM-Pro team have been asked to organise a team for a second show at LFW main event at the fashion Council official space. Not only is our team working on Friday 15th for Teatum Jones we have now been asked once again to provide our skills on Sunday 17th for the Edeline Lee collection. Read More
Amber’s student story
Photographic and Media Make-Up student Amber Smith is spending 8 weeks at the London School of Make-up, developing the skills she’ll need for a career in make-up. We thought that we’d get to know her a little bit better…
With Christmas coming up, everyone expects that by now you have all your shopping done and dusted. However, our busy schedules tend to get in the way and the promise we made to ourselves to get our shopping done at least a month before, is quickly broken.
When shopping for beauty gifts, there’s a real sense of enjoyment that comes out of heading to the high street to sample different shades of eyeshadow, spritz sweet smelling fragrances and discover handy makeup tools you didn’t even know existed. We still seem to love the festive feel of Christmas shopping on the high street, despite our busy schedules and the different opportunities available to shop online. In fact, giffgaff’s recent Christmas survey revealed 51.9% of people still choose to hit the high street to complete their festive shopping.
For those gifting for a beauty addict though, it can be hard to think of new and original gift ideas. After all, avid beauty lovers already have a makeup bag brimming with the latest cosmetics, so it can be tough to make a decision on what to buy them. So, we’ve come up with five handy presents that you can buy for others, or request others to buy you, this Christmas.
1. A clay face mask
Clay face masks have been all the rage in 2017 and this beauty trend is certainly going to carry on into 2018. Opt for a high quality, Bentonite clay face mask, which removes dirt (and all the bad stuff) from skin and leaves it beaming with health.
2. A good set of makeup brushes
Know a friend who still applies their makeup with their fingers, because they’re not quite clued up on what brush brand to buy? Take this as a hint that they need your expert advice. Every girl needs a set of brushes, but it’s something we always expect as a gift and don’t tend to buy ourselves, because we want to really splash out when we do.
3. A shimmering eyeshadow palette
Christmas should not only be filled with sparkly tinsel and glittering lights, but shimmering eyeshadow looks, too. With glitter predicted as a comeback trend in 2018, opt for a palette that offers glitter, shimmer and sparkle, but also includes shades that are suitable for the every-day office look.
4. A decorative compact mirror
Many people forget the true importance of a compact mirror – they’re actually the underrated cosmetic product. Look in different stores for jazzy compact mirrors and add some glitz and glam to your friend’s handbag. This is a present that can be used over and over again, to help top up lipstick before festive after-work drinks, or check makeup is still intact after being caught up in heavy snowfall.
5. A clear makeup organiser
Everyone is bound to get your beauty fanatic friend or family member a product or two, but after Christmas, they’re left with a stack of cosmetics and although they’re fabulous, they have nowhere to put them.
That’s where you can save the day, by gifting a makeup organiser. Most organisers come with lipstick compartments, handy pull out drawers and makeup brush compartments, so every product can be neatly lined up and beautifully presented on a dressing table.
Our LSM Pro-team (past graduates) will be in action again working their magic in the main event in the British Fashion Council show space during LFW. This season our team will be applying the make-up back stage for designers Teatum Jones.
The demand this year for our LSM Pro-team has been so great that we have had to sadly disappoint many fashion houses who look to our team for that catwalk look. Read More
Chicago-based makeup artist Sonia Roselli had an unorthodox route into the industry, but her hard work and determination has seen her launch her own beauty brand and work with some of the biggest TV networks in America, including NBC and CNN.
Any makeup school should be certain that the products they are using for their makeup courses are completely safe. All cosmetic items promise the moon: they guarantee to give your eyelashes maximum volume; they promise you the most radiant and blemish-free complexion; they boast about how your wrinkles will disappear after the first application.
Nobody’s skin is flawless. We run a vast range of makeup courses, and our makeup artists work with every skin type imaginable. Whether you have dry skin, acne, pigmentation, or a combination of all of them; each skin type has its own individual needs when it comes to makeup artistry – and for many, it can be a real struggle.
What kind of makeup school would we be if we didn’t educate you on the latest trends in our industry? We keep our makeup courses up-to-date by always having an eye on the upcoming and re-emerging styles. Summer is always a fantastic and fun time for makeup artists everywhere, and is, perhaps, our favourite season as it is always certain to boast a hugely eclectic mix of makeup styles.
It is a fact universally acknowledged; not washing your face before going to bed is detrimental to your skin’s health and appearance. For makeup wearers, taking the time to do this is even more essential. Read More
It’s not an exaggeration to say that we’re proud of the qualifications we offer. When it comes to make-up qualifications, IMA accreditation is about the best validation you can get as an aspiring make-up artist. Read More
As well as working over the past years with some of the leading talent in fashion, the Directors of The London School of Make-Up are also passionate with regard to helping new emerging talent in all aspects of the world of fashion. Read More
We regularly send our Pro Team out on assignment at LFW – and this year we’ve teamed up with exciting talent Edeline Lee to provide make-up for her LFW show. That mean’s that once again our Pro Team artists worked on the looks created at one of the world’s premier fashion events. Read More
Here at the London School of Make-up we like to think that our West End location puts us at the beating heart of the fashion industry – but it’s fair to say that Paris has a strong case for being the creative capital of Europe too. Read More
Our Pro-Team will be applying the looks created specifically for the collection on 25 models for his Autumn/Winter 2017 collection. Read More