At THE MAKE UP MASTERS ACADEMY we focus on expert tuition that supports individual development in a practical based environment. Students are taught and encouraged to produce work of an impressively high standard that prepares them to work consistently at industry level.
The Johannesburg Campus is headed up by Charlene Warwick, owner of Face & Grace Make Up Agency. Charlene is passionate about teaching and personally oversees all the courses run at this Campus


Whether you are looking for a career in professional make-up, need to extend your skills or just want to learn some of the basics, The Make Up Masters Academy has the course for you.

Make Up Artistry

This is an introduction to make-up artistry, designed to teach the fundamental skills essential to starting a career as make-up artist. This 4 month course covers all the essential skills of make-up from Beauty to Fashion and Bridal.

This intensive and practical course is ideal for those wishing to stretch their creative selves or even change career paths. No previous make-up experience is necessary as this course takes you from the basics to more advanced skills.
Full time & Part time classes available

Advanced Make Up Artistry – The Master Class

Advanced training for artists already working in the industry. Focussing on improving existing skills and learning new techniques and applications for various mediums. Special attention will be paid to each individual’s specific skill sets and focus applied to the direction that the artists wish to take in their careers

Part Time only

Image Consultancy & Fashion Styling

This course is designed to equip students with a completely new and unique set of skills. Our training will teach the core competencies of becoming a first class Fashion Stylist & Image Coach.

In addition to the styling and coaching aspects of the course we also integrate expert training in the areas of Personal Branding and Self Image psychology
Full Time & Part Time classes available

The Art of Airbrush – Short Course

The Art of Airbrush is a short course designed to teach artists step-by-step how to professionally apply airbrush make-up. With this course you will ensure that you remain current and relevant to the industry by learning specialized airbrushing techniques to meet the demands of High Definition Film and Television as well as creating flawless, long lasting Bridal looks

Fashion Forward Hairstyling - Short Course

Fashion Hairstyling is a must have skill for any make-up artist and will add value and diversity to your career. This hairstyling course covers every type of hairstyle from bridal up styles to ramp to editorial styles. This course will enable the artist to work with all hair, hairstyling products and hairstyling equipment.


Our students will complete a Professional Portfolio as part of their exam on completion of their course* This portfolio will be their first point of contact with prospective clients and as such extreme care is taken to produce a high quality portfolio photographed by our own hand-picked expert photographers

*Make Up Artistry and Image Consultancy & Fashion Styling Course


Expert tuition from trainers with no less than 10 years of experience in the industry ensures that students are taught and encouraged to produce work at the highest standards, preparing them to work effectively at industry level


At the Makeup Masters we are committed to constant improvement ensuring that our training remains cutting-edge and  relevant, addressing all aspects of the industry and that our trainers are currently and consistently working within the industry


Along with our Mentorship Program, which enables students to gain invaluable practical experience, the Make Up Masters Academy provides additional experience such as editorial photoshoots, fashion shows and other on-set experiences to assist the students in completing their practical hours, aiding them greatly when starting out their careers


Students are given the amazing opportunity to network with and learn from our team of expert Make Up Mentors. This Mentorship program allows students to experience set-life with the Mentor, completing their practical hours and gaining essential experience that will help to jump start their make-up career