MAKUP Offers Makeup Trainees Unparalleled Progress into the Film, TV and Theatre Industries

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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 […]

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How a Professional and Career Development Loan can Change your Life!

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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 […]

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Veronica and Graduates work on Inserts for a Family Film out Next Year

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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 […]

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Experienced Beauty Photographer Praises MAKUP Academy & Students

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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. […]

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Veronica grooms Paul Bettany for the ‘Avengers Infinity War’ Press Tour

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  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 […]

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WHATSON Competition Winners Spend their Prize Day with Veronica at the MAKUP Academy

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At the end of last year WhatsOn Guide teamed up with The MAKUP Academy to run a hugely popular competition. In December the winners were announced and recently the lucky pair received their prize! Sam Allen and Holly Lawton joined Veronica McAleer at the Academy for a ‘taster day’ of bespoke makeup training and tales of life […]

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