Fashion makeup

Fashion Makeup
Even though we are generally considered to be mainly a makeup school for Film, TV and Theatre, we do teach fashion too. This Module is covered along with Airbrushing and hair extensions.

These different skills that are honed in this module, will help the student understand the differences of make and hair in Film and TV to fashion.

Along with this, you will also be taught about how to study different face shapes, eye shapes and lip shapes, not only how to work with them, but also how to create them. Fashion makeup is generally making a statement it is almost exaggerated and very prominent. Whilst film make up, can be incredibly subtle, as in, ‘make up, no makeup.’

You may not be making up Kate Moss or Cara Delevingne, but it is very important that you know how to be sympathetic in when doing make up in the fashion industry,

Module Skills

  • Understanding ‘clean beauty’ &current trends
  • Understanding when to create occasion specific looks
  • Working with different skin tones and pigmentations
  • Understanding of how an airbrush works, how to take it apart and put it back together
  • Apply a flawless foundation base, blush, and highlighter through the airbrush
  • Creating tattoos, graffiti and body painted looks using an airbrush
  • Hair extension application – full head
  • Sectioning the hair
  • Removal of the extensions.


Having Gina teach us was great. As she is a past student that is so heavily involved in the fashion industry, she understood how challenging it was to learn these new skills. I’m lucky that I am able to go into the industry and say that I have experience in airbrushing and hair extensions, as it isn’t a skill most people leave a course with!

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Module Syllabus: Fashion Makeup

Week 1

Day 1

  • Fashion and Beauty – Catwalk Focus & Trends etc
  • Clean Beauty
  • Catwalk trends from international Fashion Weeks

Day 2

  • Fashion and Beauty – More intense and smokey looks
  • Dramatic beauty
  • Night time glamour
  • Mood boards for day 4

Day 3

  • Global Beauty with the a range of multi-ethnic models
  • Skin tones of Global beauty
  • Flawless base and pigmentations
  • Colour absorption and reflection

Day 4

  • Finishing mood boards
  • Creating editorial style pieces.

Day 5

  • Reviewing your own choice.

Note: the above syllabus is illustrative of a typical module. It may be subject to change at any time.

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