Beauty Academy for skincare

One of the most frequent questions asked by our students during a courses is “what beauty product is best and what should I buy for my makeup kit?” So we thought it would be a good idea to give everyone an idea of what beauty products and brands we like to use at our school. Unlike some schools, we are not sponsored by any beauty brands which give us the freedom to use the beauty products we love and feel do the best job. There are so many choices out there and it can be very confusing … [Read more...]

Exciting News for International Students

Simply Makeup Courses are pleased to announce our new policy for International students. Students are welcome to join our prestigious London Makeup school from any part of the world. You can enjoy and discover the great city of London whilst studying a really fun course. Our school is in a great trendy location and a short tube ride from all the tourist hot spots in central London. Unlike many other schools, we do not charge inflated prices to our international students. You will pay the … [Read more...]

Make Up Brushes

When you come to study at Simply makeup School we will teach you the importance of using makeup brushes as an essential tool to produce beautiful makeup artistry. Brushes are not just a gimmick to make you look professional, they truly are the secrets of creating perfect makeup looks. … [Read more...]

Beauty & Makeup Events 2012

Here are the best Beauty and Makeup events from across the country. These exhibitions are a great place to find exciting new products and stay in tune with all the latest trends. For shoppers the prices are amazing and generally they are always fun filled days out. It’s a shame the best show of all has already come and gone but be sure to check out the IMATs event next year, it’s the best makeup event ever!   Women of colour style show Date: 26-APR-12 to 28-APR-12 Venue: ExCeL … [Read more...]

Realities of Choosing a Career as a Makeup Artist

Makeup artistry is one of the most exciting and fulfilling careers you can choose, depending on your areas of interest. It can place you at the epicenter of the fashion world with endless amazing opportunities. However there is another side to this industry. In reality this industry is now highly competitive … [Read more...]

Advice on Your Makeup Portfolio

Every Makeup artist should have a portfolio or often referred to as 'your book'. Even if all your jobs have been created through word of mouth and recommendations, it is still vital that you have a representation of yourself through a great selection of images. Your portfolio should be A4 in size … [Read more...]

Bafta Makeup & Hair Awards

(BAFTA)The British Academy of Film and Television announced the nominations for the 2012 Orange British Academy Film Awards Make Up & Hair category. A grand ceremony to was held on Feb. 12 at London’s Royal Opera House to announce the BAFTA winners. … [Read more...]

All About Julie

I am just an average girl who loves makeup. From a very early age, I have been interested in makeup. Having an elder sister i would always watch her put on her  makeup and I desperately wanted to do the same despite being so young! I started of with very uneven and unsightly thick eyeliner, dark chocolate lipstick and the odd bit of glitter somewhere on my face. Great combination i know! From my very 1st part-time job, only earning only around £4/ph,  i started purchasing my own makeup! So … [Read more...]