1 week Afro & Curly Hair Skills Course

Start Date : 28th June

Cost : £975


CB*MA is delighted to be able to offer this new course that champions much needed syllabus related to the UK’s diverse & multicultural community & artists who work both on and off screen. Incorporating a module such as ‘Afro and Curly textured hair skills’ into our teaching syllabus, we want to encourage a diverse catalogue of artistic vocabulary and expression for our graduates. It is important that this course syllabus reflects and represents the multicultural backgrounds of UK actors, students & Makeup artists, thus fostering an environment of inclusivity and consideration. Your Tutor will be “The Lion King” Musical Hair & Makeup Artist & CB*MA Graduate Danielle Johnally. A short summary of course syllabus:


A short summary of course syllabus:
  • A brief history of African culture and Hairstyles
  • The importance of identifying and understanding the different hair curl patterns
  • Product knowledge and best use
  • How to wash, detangle and style afro/curly textured hair. Covers finger detangling.
  • Hair tools and discussion on hair shrinkage
  • Skills – braids, twists, cornrows, extensions, shaping an afro, faux locs, manipulating curls, making clip-ins
  • How to stretch and blow-dry curly textured hair
  • Wig prep

Apply for funding to progress your career

This Course is eligible for the ScreenSkills bursary – click here to find out more. As an example, a complete beginner can receive up to £1,000 towards the training costs and an experienced MUA up to £3,000 – a grant that you don’t have to pay back.

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Places are limited & are allocated on a first come first served basis