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The Academy of Hair & Beauty in Bridgend is a City and Guilds approved centre that offers a wide range of accredited NVQ and VRQ courses in hairdressing, beauty therapy, barbering and retail.

If you are looking to learn something new or enhance your skills this February, then book yourself onto one of these up-and-coming courses with the academy…

AHB Certificate – Bridal Hair Course

Create beautiful shapes using chignon and French pleat techniques freeing themselves from over dependence on hairpins and hairspray. Capitalise on the trends for your clients as well as combining the latest red carpet themed hair-up styles in this one-day practical course. Our hair-up guest artist specialises in educating you to design and become creative with your hair-up styling. The formula for the one-day course will be step-by-step demonstrations that are immediately followed by hands on practical applications by the students. This will allow our guest artist one-to-one tuition, which encourages a steep learning curve.

Date: 12th February
Cost: £135

AHB Certificate – Introduction to Professional Make-up Artistry

This Intensive two-day course will enable you to gain an insight into the make-up industry and will allow you to learn the skills and techniques required to become an in-demand makeup artist.

Course Dates:

Evening class: Thursday 1st February 2018 - Friday 2nd February 2018 / 6pm-9pm

Or

Day class: Saturday 3rd February 2018 - Sunday 4th February 2018 / 2pm-6pm

(Once booked onto the course The Academy will contact you for your choice of the above dates)

Cost: £299

Course content:

Day 1

  • Health, Safety and Hygiene
  • Tools of the trade
  • Cleaning procedures
  • Recent trends in make-up
  • Colour correcting (the colour wheel)
  • Using face charts
  • Perfect base application
  • The Contour
  • Eye shadow application (blending and shading)

Day 2

  • Texture building and adapting your base to suit your client’s skin
  • Perfecting coverage (dark circles/blemishes/rosacea/problem skin)
  • Building the eye; application of liners including liquid, gel and coal
  • Application of false lashes
  • Building the brow; shaping, defining and shading
  • Application of lip liners and lipsticks
  • Highlight points
  • Setting the skin
AHB Certificate – Bridal Make-up

Learn how to tailor and adapt your existing make-up skills to create the perfect look for your bride! This intensive two-day course will equip you with the knowledge and ability to begin a career as a professional bridal make-up artist.

Course Dates:

Evening class: Thursday 8th February 2018 - Friday 9th February 2018 / 6pm-9pm

Or

Day class: Saturday 10th February 2018 - Sunday 11th February 2018 / 2pm-6pm

(Once booked onto the course The Academy will contact you for your choice of the above dates)

Cost: £299

Course content:

Day 1

  • Current bridal make-up trends
  • Consultation techniques and etiquette
  • Application of base specific to request
  • Application of classic bridal eye make-up shadows
  • Applying liners for a bridal eye (coal and gel)
  • Applying lashes (full strip and corner lashes)
  • Creating the bridal brow
  • Mastering the bridal glow
  • Creating a long lasting make-up look

Day 2

  • Transforming Bridal from day to night
  • Building the iconic smouldering bridal eye
  • Creating the classic vintage bridal look
  • Bridal make-up for the mature lady
  • After care make-up advice for the day
  • Time keeping and how to manage a larger bridal party
  • Industry tips and hints for becoming a successful and professional bridal make-up artist
  • Managing your bridal bookings
AHB Certificate – Night Time Glamour Make-up Course

Master the art of glamorous/occasion make-up! Build on your skill set and learn how to create red carpet worthy looks!

Course Dates:

Evening class: Friday 23rd February 2018 / 6pm-9pm

Or

Day class: Sunday 25th February 2018 / 2pm-6pm

(Once booked onto the course The Academy will contact you for your choice of the above dates)

Cost: £145

Course content:
  • The Art of flawless skin
  • The Contour
  • Glamorous eye techniques
  • Lip shaping and enhancement using liners
  • Red carpet brows
  • Application of lashes (full strip/party lashes)
  • How to duplicate a celebrity look
AHB Certificate – All About The Eyes Make-up Course

Create show stopping eye looks by experimenting with definition, colour and texture! This course provides you with an opportunity to be creative and learn how to master those gorgeous party eyes.

Course Dates:

Evening class: Thursday 22nd February 2018 / 6pm-9pm

Or

Day class: Saturday 24th February 2018 / 2pm-6pm

(Once booked onto the course The Academy will contact you for your choice of the above dates)

Cost: £145
 
Course content:
  • Current popular eye trends
  • Understanding the eye shape and adapting make-up to suit
  • Creating a signature smokey eye
  • Adding dimension to your look
  • Creative colour work
  • Lining techniques
  • Lash application
  • Loose glitter application

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