Hair & Makeup Lessons

Paintbox London offers a range of bespoke hair & makeup lessons suitable for the complete beginner through to the seasoned professional

Whether you are looking to brush up on your own personal makeup skills or a professional in the industry wishing to update your hair styling and makeup skills, we can help as all of our hair and makeup courses are completely tailored to your individual needs depending on what you would like to learn. We offer private one-to-one tuition as well as group lessons in our studio in Hoxton.

Private Lessons

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One-to-one Hair Lesson

Learn new skills and confidence when styling your hair

We can teach you how to blow dry your hair correctly or how to curl your hair using straighteners or tongs or perhaps you would like to learn how to change your look with a simple updo or plaits.

For professionals

If you are a professional hair stylist, we will focus on a specific aspect of hair artistry you wish to learn. Please see our Areas of Expertise

Duration: 1.5 hours
Price: £150


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One-to-one Makeup Lesson

Perfect for those who are new to makeup or want to increase their skills

If you want to learn the basics, we can show you step by step a range of techniques that will help you create a daytime, evening and party look. We will explain which colour combinations suit your complexion best and show you how to enhance your natural beauty and features.

If you want to refresh your look or learn how to recreate the latest trends, we can help by teaching you professional techniques that will add new and different looks to your repertoire so you can create flawless looking makeup at home as well as showing you tips and tricks along the way.

For professionals

If you are a professional makeup artist, we will focus on a specific aspect of makeup artistry you wish to learn. Please see our Areas of Expertise

Duration: 1.5 hours
Price: £150


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Day Course: Refresh Your Makeup Skills

For those who want to take their makeup knowledge to the next level

We structure the day around your needs, based on what you want to improve on or simply learn from scratch. Whether you want to master contouring or perfect the smokey eye look or learn how to quickly transform your day makeup into a more dramatic evening look, we can show you how. We will teach you a range of professional techniques, tips and tricks that will give you confidence and a greater understanding of what really works when it comes to your make-up regime.

Here are some of the areas we can cover:

  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Colour theory and face analysis
  • Skin care and face preparation
  • Choosing the correct foundation and concealer application
  • Highlighting and contouring
  • Blusher techniques using rouge, powder and cream
  • Brow shapes and correction
  • Eye shapes and correction
  • From natural to smokey eyes
  • False lash application and curling
  • Eyeliner and mascara techniques
  • Defining, correcting and colouring lips

For professionals

If you are a professional makeup artist, we will focus on specific aspects of makeup artistry you wish to learn. Please see our Areas of Expertise

Duration: 10am - 5.00pm
Price: £350

Group Lessons

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Hair Lesson

Learn new skills and confidence when styling your hair

This fun and informal teaching session is ideal for family and friends and follows the same format as our one-to-one hair lesson.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: For two people £250
Price: For three people £300


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Makeup Lesson

Perfect for those who are new to makeup or want to increase their skills

This fun and informal teaching session is ideal for family and friends and follows the same format as our one-to-one makeup lesson.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: For two people £250


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Day Course: Refresh Your Makeup Skills

For those who want to take their makeup knowledge to the next level

This fun and informal teaching session is ideal for family and friends and follows the same format as our one-to-one Refresh Your Makeup Skills lesson.

Duration: 10am - 5.00pm
Price: For two people £600
Price: For four people £800

PLEASE NOTE: All makeup and hair tools needed for our lessons will be provided by Paintbox London. Refreshments will also be provided.

Areas of Expertise

Makeup

  • Basic Beauty and Photographic Makeup
  • European and Asian Bridal Makeup
  • High Fashion and Catwalk Makeup
  • Black and White Makeup
  • Period Makeup Through the Centuries
  • Gothic and Punk Makeup
  • Theatrical Makeup including wounds
  • Drag Makeup
  • Body Painting
  • Camouflage

Hair

  • Haircare and Preparation
  • Setting Hair - Hot Roller, Velcro
  • Straightening - Tong, Crepe, Blow Dry
  • Hair Up, Braiding, Plaits
  • Bridal and Fashion Hair
  • Hair Extensions and Hairpieces

Gift Vouchers

Looking for a unique present to give your loved one for their birthday, Christmas or Valentine’s Day? Why not treat them to a Gift Voucher for a Hair or Makeup Lesson at Paintbox London that will leave them feeling pampered and special.

If you have any questions about the services we offer at Paintbox London or you wish to book a lesson or buy a Gift Voucher, please call Sandy on 07886 444 389 or email sandy@paintboxlondon.co.uk She will be happy to help.