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NVQ Level 3 in Beauty Therapy (Make-Up) *FEES PAYABLE* at The Beauty Academy Ltd

Course description

5 day professional diploma in make-up

Tools of the trade
Skin analysis, face shapes and skin tones
Colour theory
Preparing and priming the skin
Colour correcting and concealing
Selection and application of a range of foundations
Understanding highlighting and contouring
Creating the flawless finish
Creating the perfect lip shape
Understanding different eye shapes
Application of eyeliners including liquid, crayon and kohl
Application and blending of eye shadow
Perfect mascara application techniques
Bridal and day make-up
Vintage bridal make-up
Application of strip and flare lashes
Smokey eye techniques using nudes/neutrals and dark shades
Working with pigments
Brow grooming- shaping and definition to create the perfect brow shape
Airbrush make-up application
Red carpet glamour suitable for evening and special occasions
3 Day Creative Make-Up 
Iconic make-up looks (1920's-1980's)
Creating a mood board
Make-up for black and white photography
High fashion make-up for colour photo shoot and Catwalk
Avant Garde make-up
1 Day Eyelash Extensions

How to apply the individual lashes
Maintenance procedure
How to remove the individual lashes.

1 Day Tanning

Operation of an airbrush compressor
Applying an airbrush tan
Body exfoliation
Self-tanning using St Tropez products 

You will receive coursework and a treatment list to complete from home, you will then return for 1 written testing day & 3 practical assessment days.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Beauty Academy Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 20 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: Under 1 Year


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    • Course times: 10.00am to 4.00pm 

      Just a short walk from Kings Cross St. Pancras station, this London beauty school provides students a great environment to learn the latest techniques in beauty therapy, make up, nails, eyes, hair removal and holistic therapy.