International Award Winning Make-up & Hair Academy 



"Turn your passion, into a profession..."

This specialist intensive course will cover all the necessary and fundamental factors needed for any student to obtain  the key techniques and teaching needed to become a well rounded and equipped professional Make-up artist.

This 1 day course is suitable across the stylist spectrum, for not only the ambitious beginner but also the insightful intermediate. The Academy does not require any entry requirements, as the course is designed to share inside tip & tricks needed by any professional

make-up artist or those learning for personal self application.

With our specialist training, mentoring, business advice and guidance we have been commended time and time again for our high volume of student success stories.


All courses are taught directly by Gina Badhen. With limited student spaces for each course we are able to cater to a one to one intimate teaching experience.



Your tutor will use a range of different make-up products each teaching day to create class demo looks. Over 20 different make-up brands and colours are available for students to use and work with during the course of the working week.



This will range from various brands of concealers, foundations, setting and finishing powders to cater to different skin types, tones and textures. Your tutor will go into deep theory and practical knowledge on the best products needed to create a flawless finish for dewy, matte, velvet, satin and glass skin looks.

This will also include the best products and techniques needed to give your client a skin analysis according to the best textured product for them, including: liquid, cream and mouse based products for a flawless filter finish that will last 16hours +

Contour and highlight techniques will be taught to suit different face shapes. Learning how to contour and shape your clients face to disguise a small lips to look fuller, double chin, hooked / or bumped nose and larger forehead.​

Real life model will also be used to showcase how to work best with: pigmentation, uneven skin tones, acne, dry / oily or dull skin.




This will range from various brands of eye shadow products with a matte, shimmer, glitter and gloss finish. Suitable eye shadow shapes and colours to create the illusion of the perfect almond eye shape. Your tutor will teach you how to create bigger, feline shape eyes and disguise hooded eyes to suit and accentuate your client's eye colour, hair colour, skin tone and face shape. The use of lashes and knowledge of how different shapes will help sculpt your client's eye shape and face.

Which Looks Will I Learn?

Celebrity Signature Glam Make-up Look

Gina Badhen is known for her stunning signature red carpet glam make-up look on celebrity super stars like: Cardi B, Cassie and Maya Diab. Learn Gina's secrete to creating the most sought after make-up style for perfect photo finish foundation and ultra HD glow without flashback. Creating the feline, big bright eye shapes using careful eyeshadow and blending techniques.

A step by step practical guidance and demonstrations of how to create the glamorous beauty and fashion look. Brown / Black smokey eye influenced makeup: You will learn detailed application techniques for vibrant make up looks, introducing colour powders and cream textures to a matte and wet look eye shadow finish. Also covering the popular smokey eye & middle eastern influenced styles created using different techniques including cream shadows, pigments, black track and the art of blending according to specific brushes

Bridal Make-up 

This demonstration is dedicated to the highly sought after bridal make-up looks. This covers glitters and their application techniques while working with textures and high colour pigments in order to create vibrant impact. Learning the most up to date make-up trends and styles. Gina is known for her flawless filter finish make-up for the perfect bridal look using the most up to date nude, orange, peach and pink colour tones. Gina will demonstrate the best make-up products and techniques to ensure the bridal make-up lasts 16+ hours and looks flawless in person, on camera and feels light weight full coverage.

Students will have the choice to learn two out of the following:

Asian Bridal Make-up

Middle Eastern Bridal Make-up

Red Carpet Glam

Problematic Skin - Transformational Before / After Make-up

This transformational make-up look is dedicated to REAL LIFE skin and features. The chosen model will have acne / discolouration to showcase the best products and techniques to disguise with a natural finish.

Product knowledge and best buys available

Flawless Foundation & Concealer

How to create lasting dewy skin

Colour correcting (dark circles/patches, redness & scarring)

Eyeshadow blending / Creating almond shape eyes & illusion of bigger feline shaped eyes

Perfecting your eyeliner flick

Working with glitter eyeshadows & pigment - best ways to mix and blend lasting textures

Contour, Sculpting & Highlighting

NOSE CONTOUR / FACE for all shapes and sizes

Blusher & Bone structure

Colours to suit your skin shade

Eye-brow grooming

Individual and Strip Lash application

The perfect pout! Learning to correct way to overline lips to create bigger looking lips



11AM - Students Arrive On Site

11AM - 1PM - 1st Make-up Demonstration

1PM - 2PM - Lunch Break

2PM - 4PM - 2nd Make-up Demonstration

4PM - 6PM - Student Practical


Each Make-up Demonstration will allocate time for students to openly interact with Gina and ask questions while they watch. Time will also be allocated for students to take photos and videos of the final make-up Looks.

Videography of the teaching process is not permitted.

Instagram & Social Media 

Gina herself is branded as a self made International social media influencer, and is able to share her business advice with her students.

  • Learn the steps to creating an effective Instagram strategy for your business

  • Discover how to take advantage of the growing audience on Instagram

  • Use advanced strategies to increase your reach and engagement with tools, tips and tricks

  • Grow your other social networks using photos from Instagram

  • Learn the secrets to connecting and growing your Instagram audience

  • Discover EXACTLY WHAT YOU CAN DO to get results

  1. Instagram stats and trends

  2. What Instagram is and how it works

  3. How people use Instagram

  4. How businesses are using Instagram

  5. Create a step-by-step strategic plan to use Instagram for your brand

  6. Optimizing your Instagram profile

  7. Taking and sharing photos on Instagram

  8. Connecting with the Instagram community to build awareness and grow engagement

  9. Optimizing your Instagram photos and efforts

  10. Harnessing Instagram photos for other social networks

  11. Generating user-generated content on Instagram to spread your brand

  12. Tools to help you get more from Instagram

  13. How to measure the effectiveness of your Instagram efforts

Learn How to capture Social Media photos like the pros..

Gina shares her own inside tips and tricks on how to take the perfect Instagram picture and video to promote your make-up work, brand your business aesthetic, and increase maximum exposure to increase your following and clientele. 

Learn the art of lighting, and the difference between using natural light and artificial light.


How to frame, pose and set up your client with the best backdrop in order to take the perfect picture in quick timing.

A tutorial on how to utilise your smart phone like a professional camera and retouch images using the best app tools.


A product list of the best mobile lighting and portable camera will be given to purchase.

Total Fee: £500

Course Duration: 7 Hours

Times: 11am - 6pm

AM - Make-up Demonstration & Theory

PM - Student Practical & Support

Certificate Provided

Professional model booked daily for Make-up demonstrations.

Full Luxury Brand Make-up Professional Kit & Tools provided daily for students to use.

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