Oh My Lash

Here at Sussex Makeup Academy, we believe in being eco-friendly and using cruelty free makeup.   Finding cruelty free and vegan lashes in particular can be quite difficult at times.   Most brands sell mink lashes, often naming them ‘cruelty free mink lashes’ (no such thing – Blog coming soon on Mink Lashes)   It…

Organising a photoshoot

On the 18th of May, Sussex Make-up Academy organised a photoshoot for our past students in a professional studio located in Brighton. 6 make-up and hair artists created beautiful looks on our 5 lovely models: Shannon Page, Jade Lyon, Emily Stoner, Cathleen Voysey and Alice Webb. This professional photoshoot was organised by principal Amy Prifti…

The Creative Expo

On the 21st of March, Principal Amy Prifti was invited to the Creative Expo to demonstrate creative make-up. Held at the Havant & South Downs College in Hampshire, this event celebrated creativity across the Southern region and brought together a mix of businesses, creatives and students to network, showcase and be inspired. The Expo is…

Special Effects Make-up Courses

Sussex Make-up Academy is now offering a vast amount of Special Effects Courses, if you are interested in Trauma Make-up, Transformation or any kind of SFX Make-up, you will find the course that you need here.   We are extremely excited to welcome lecturer Laura Odette Phipps in to our team.  Laura specialises in Special…

Asian Bridal Make-up and Hair Courses

Sussex Make-up Academy is now offering Asian Bridal Hairstyling and Make-up Courses. These courses will be run by Amy Prifti or Rana Miller, a published Hair and Make-up Artist who has moved down from Birmingham to Sussex.   Rana is full of experience and knowledge about Asian Bridal looks as well as the various cultural difference…

Body Painting with Anna Lingis

On 24th April, body painter Anna Lingis ran a workshop at Sussex Make-up Academy This workshop sold out within 24 hours and we had four extremely talented and lucky students attend this full on action packed day.   Anna started the day with an introduction to herself and how she has become the make-up artist…

FASHION & EDITORIAL PHOTOSHOOT

We took Stacie Smith along to our latest photo shoot, creating high fashion and editorial photos with a top team including Photographer Martin Higgs & Models Hannah Louise Bland, Stephanie Dubois and Alexandra McCue.   Amy carried out all of the make-up looks whilst Stacie was the hair stylist for this shoot under Amy’s guidance.…

NEWHAVEN FORT ZOMBIE RUN

On 2nd July Amy took along five Make-up students to create 40 zombies for this successful event. Our team thoroughly enjoyed making up all the zombies who were placed strategically around the fort to scare off the runners!   Apparently we created ‘the best zombies ever!’ and was particularly proud of our ‘King Zombie’  …

BUSTER AND PUNCH PHOTO SHOOT

Make-up artist, Zoe Foster, assisted us on a photo shoot at prestigious Buster and Punch for young designer Isaac Raymond.  Teaming up with Exposure Studios London. Four unique looks were created for Isaac’s new clothing range and we are waiting for these to be published so that we can share the results with you. UPDATE – Photos have…

THE HEAD BLOOMER PHOTO SHOOT

Make-up artist, Olivia Cutforth, was put forward by us to work with designer, ‘The Head Bloomer’, on a photo shoot with Exposure Studios London.   Olivia created close up make-up looks for three models which then went on to be published in ‘Brides’ Magazine – We are waiting for more photos to be published of…