The freelance hair and makeup workshop is suitable for anyone wishing to sharpen their skills, no experience necessary. Give yourself the edge in bridal, formals, red carpet, theatre and photographic fields. We have designed an intense 10 day workshop that will introduce you to an extensive range of hair upstyle and makeup artistry techniques. The workshop runs over 10 days once a week for 10 weeks and is a face to face practical hands on workshop that can be can be delivered on weekdays or weekends to suit as required.

Creative Hair Upstyling

Course Content:

  • Braiding
  • Tonging
  • Finger Waiving
  • Curling – GHD
  • Straightening
  • Chignon
  • Teasing
  • Bridal Hair Upstyles
  • Creating an Upstyle
  • Class French Roll (with a Contemporary Edge)
  • Slick Pony Tail
  • Soft Bohemian Upstyle
  • Elegant 50’s
  • Learn the tools of the trade in the fashion and wedding industry
  • Hair products and how and when to use them
  • Hair theory covering hair textures and types
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Product Knowledge

Makeup Artistry

Course Content:

  • Introduction to health and safety
  • Product knowledge including brushes
  • How to prepare a makeup artist palette
  • Identify skin type & tone and warm vs cool palettes
  • Identifying correct foundation colours, tone, shade and use of different foundations and concealers
  • Understand cosmetic composition, professional use of cosmetics and mixing your own bases
  • Determining face shapes and how to correct using contouring
  • Identifying eyeshapes and corrective eyeshadow techniques
  • Provide long lasting makeup techniques to see a bride through her special day
  • Daytime and evening makeup & seasonal variations
  • Glamour and Fantasy makeup
  • Makeup icons and trends; and
  • Application of lashes (full strip & cluster lashes)

Lash Extensions

This short course teaches students lash grafting techniques and covers the application and theory of these treatments to allow students to carry out their treatments to a professional standard.
Course Content:

  • Prepare service area, client & yourself for treatment
  • Deal with contraindications and perform patch tests
  • Safe working practices
  • How to bond individual synthetic lashes to natural lashes
  • Apply eyelash extensions
  • Lash grafting theory and practical work
  • Provide aftercare advice
  • Removal of Old Lashes
  • Lash Refills
  • Full Set of Lashes

Spray Tanning

This short course is fun and will teach you all the hidden secrets behind applying a perfect, streak free tan including the correct direction and procedure for a full body tan, as well as providing knowledge of how spray tanning works and its benefits.
Course Content:

  • Benefits of cosmetic tanning
  • Consulting with clients
  • Preparing the client and the treatment area
  • Spray tanning safety
  • Applying and aftercare advice

Cost $4150 includes a Mannequin Head and Stand, Lash Extension Kit and a Set of Makeup Brushes to use during the course duration and yours to take home. There is a $250 nonrefundable deposit when enrolling. Payment plans are available over the 10 week workshop. On completion of the Freelance Hair and Makeup Workshop students will receive a Statement of Participation.

Linda MooreFreelance Hair and Makeup