The latest cohort of MAKUP students have completed the first week of training at the Academy and they already feel at home! Each student has their own story of why they chose the MAKUP Academy – here are four more: Eleanor “After studying media (film work and editing), I went travelling in Australia for 6 […]

The September 2018 students have completed their 1st week of training at The MAKUP Academy and they already feel like a family! The warm but professional studio is a hive of calm, focused activity. All the students are working on hair and styling techniques using blow dryers, tongs, straightening irons and heated rollers, plus a […]

MAKUP delivers the best and most professional hair and makeup training for film, TV and theatre in the UK. After a mere 16 weeks, students are fully trained in contemporary hair and makeup, facial hair and knotting, period makeup and wigs, SFX and prosthetics, and haircutting and men’s barbering. Crucially, they have also been taught […]

Professional and career development loans are bank loans to pay for courses and training that help with your career or get you into work. You may be able to borrow between £300 and £10,000 to finance your studies and improve your career prospects. Loans are usually offered at a reduced interest rate and the government […]

I have had a busy month, helping to supervise “inserts”* for a family favourite film to be released next year. It was great to have some of my graduates with me, acting as lead trainees and trainees – well done to Kara McAleer, Daisy May and Nancy Lloyd. It was great fun, relaxed and enjoyable – however […]

At the end of our latest course all the students took part in a portfolio shoot with a professional photographer. Iulia David is a London based photographer specialising in editorial, commercial  fashion and beauty portrait photography.  Iulia says “born in a family of artists I have always been surrounded by art and curious in knowing the latest trends. […]

  We are delighted to have been nominated as a finalist in the first ever Official Makeup Awards, celebrating the best in the makeup industry. Visit the website to find out more: thebeautyindustryawards. #Makeup #Awards #BeautyIndustryAwards #MakeupAwards

  Veronica shares her latest news: “Guess which press junket I did recently for my lovely friend and very talented actor, Paul Bettany? Yes – ‘Avengers Infinity War‘! The lovely Paul asked me to do “grooming” as they call it on the press junket. I have to admit, it is not hard work – two days […]