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This course builds from our Freelance Certificate in Professional Makeup and Advanced Makeup Techniques into the world of hair styling. More than ever, it has become important to be able to offer more skills than just make-up. This course is perfect for a make-up artist wanting to learn added skills giving you the opportunity to gain more work on photo shoots, at catwalk shows or weddings.
This 6 day course is suitable for the absolute beginner with no previous experience and there is no entry requirement necessary. It would also benefit someone with hair styling experience who may feel they need a refresh on the latest styles.
In this makeup course you will be taught by a selection of freelance hair stylists, all of whom are very well known in the fashion industry and represented by top agencies. The artists who teach this course work on major fashion shows in London, Paris, New York and Milan as well as magazines such as Glamour, Vogue and Harpers Bazaar.
Our session stylists will give you a thorough insight into working on bridal, backstage shows and editorial photoshoots and will teach you the latest on-trend styles. You will learn basic styling skills to understand the structure of the hair and how to change, mould and create it into a style.
Hair Product Selection
Before creating a style, learn how to select the right product. In this section we will guide you through products and their uses.
Tools and Equipment
You will find out what tools are needed for a session stylist’s kit.
Lean how to section the hair, keeping it clean and tidy before beginning your desired style.
Learn how to blow dry hair in to simple styles adding volume and body.
Learn how to set hair into styles using both heated rollers and classic wet-setting techniques.
Creating Curls with Hot Tools
Most session stylists work with tongs whether it’s back stage or on a shoot. Learn how to create body curls, flicks and other tonging tricks.
Hair Pieces and Extensions
Our stylist will help you understand and teach you how to work with hair pieces and creating styles using extensions
Learn how to create stunning styles for Brides. including the correct technique for securing hair with pins.
Fashion Editorial and Catwalk
Our stylist will help you understand the set etiquette for photographic and magazine shoots. You will also learn effective styles for catwalk as well as the speed that is required for working backstage.
Tools and Products
AOFM will supply all products and tools required for this course. On the first day each student will be given a basic hair kit to work from. AOFM only supplies our students with current products and tools that are used by industry professionals and are salon quality.
Included in this course is AOFM exclusive shopping day. You will be given the opportunity to purchase hair products at a discounted rate. What a great opportunity for you to start building your hair kit!
Fees & Dates
Course Fee: £800
- The academy will accept a 50% deposit to hold a students place at the time of booking.
- All fees must be paid in full no later then 5 weeks prior to the course start date.
JANUARY: 23rd January 2017 – 28th January 2017
FEBRUARY: 27th February 2017 - 4th March 2017
MARCH: 27th March 2017 - 1st April 2017
JUNE: 29th May 2017 - 3rd June 2017
JULY: 3rd July 2017 – 8th July 2017
AUGUST: 7th August 2017 – 12th August 2017
NOVEMBER: 20th November 2017 – 25th November 2017