Make-up Tutorials

Learn the basics of make-up application

Learn some secrets of professional make-up artists with these tutorials by MHD’s MUA Melissa Bourne and longtime fashion make-up artist Paul Seaman. Learning these tutorials will give you an insight into how make-up is applied and used for a range of looks, and demonstrate creative looks for photo shoots and formal events. Hairdressers regularly work with MUAs as part of the creative team on photographic shoots and backstage at fashion shows and understanding their practices will enable you to work alongside them better. Similarly, if you intend to shoot collections or put on demonstrations at trade events or hair shows, understanding their craft will provide you with the ability to communicate your ideas better or even takeover if they do not turn up!

7 training videos

Twiggy Makeup

Twiggy Inspired Make-up Tutorial Video

16 minutes

Paul Seaman's make-up tutorial is a fashion make-up look inspired by the iconic Twiggy Vogue cover by Barry Lategan.


Video step-by-step on how to apply make-up for a classic day look

How to apply makeup for a classic day look

30 minutes

Master the skills and knowledge required to perform a simple, classic makeup application of a day look with makeup artist Mellisa Bourne.


Evening Make-up

Free Evening Make-up Tutorial Video

18 minutes

Melissa Bourne's free make-up tutorial is an elegant evening look from the City & Guilds MHDAcademy.com VRQ Level 1 Student Support Pack


Video step-by-step on a make-up application considering fashion trends and cultural factors

A make-up application considering fashion trends and cultural factors

26 minutes

Learn a beautiful makeup application considering fashion trends and cultural factors suitable for a special occasion in this foundation MHD make-up video step-by-step.


A themed tutorial on face painting for a fashion look

How to create a fashion face painting look

16 minutes

This tutorial delves into themed face painting for fashion looks, exploring how to transfer a 2D design onto a 3D face.