Bridal Combined Hair and Makeup Course

Suitable for beginnersCombined Hair and Makeup Course
Length: 16 Days

Our unique PRO Bridal Combined Hair and Makeup Course incorporates our Professional Makeup Course and our Bridal Hair syllabi to provide you with unprecedented intensive training.

This 3 week course (weekdays only) is suitable for beginners with little or no experience. The Combined Hair and Makeup Course will arm you with every skill and technique necessary to start work as a professional hair and make up artist for the Fashion, Beauty, Media, Celebrity and Advertising industries, as well as providing excellent professional training for weddings and other special occasions and events.

The final day of the course (usually on a weekend) is an exciting photoshoot with a professional photographer and model. Students are invited to create final images (provided digitally), that can be used in their very first professional portfolio. Portfolios are extremely important as future clients (photographers, magazine editors etc.) will select you for work on the strength of your portfolio.

Please find details below of what will be covered in the course:Combined Hair and Makeup Course

The Combined Hair and Makeup Course covers:

The make up section of our combined course covers all the essential elements needed to achieve the highest standard of professional make up artistry, including:

  • Hygiene, skincare routines, eyebrow shaping, tools of the trade
  • Foundation and application – different textures
  • Concealer and powder application
  • Highlighting and contouring the face to shape it
  • Blusher applications and techniques and textures
  • Eye makeup natural and smokey – including, eyeliners and false lashes
  • Lip colours application, textures, lipliner, glosses
  • A natural look
  • A smokey / strong look
  • Colour, bodypaints, metallics, cream eyeshadows
  • Mineral makeupCombined Hair and Makeup Course


The hair section of the course is split into two segments. The first covers all the essential elements needed to achieve the highest standard of professional hairstyling, including:

  • Introduction and Basic Hygiene
  • Structure and Anatomy of Hair
  • Handling of hair and the correct tools to use
  • Round Brush Blow Dry
  • Hair Up
  • Bun, Rolls & Quiffs
  • Beehives & Pleats
  • Curls & Tonging
  • Braids & Plaits

The course includes:

  • Fee savings compared to taking the Professional Makeup Course and Bridal Hair Course separately
  • A full professional make up kit
  • A full professional hair kit
  • Use of all materials and makeup at The Session School for the duration of your course
  • 15 days of expert training in small groups
  • A full day photographic shoot with professional photographer and models
  • Download of your images for use in your portfolio
  • BABTAC accredited make up certificate (£11)
  • A list of industry contacts
  • Aftercare service for 18 months

All courses run from 10am – 6pm with an hour for lunch.