Makeup Academy Gatley

KLMA is coordinated by leading makeup professionals in Gatley for those wanting to become make artists.

At KLMA we aim to Educate, Empower and Inspire each individual. Our goal is to turn peoples ambitions into a full-fledged, successful career.

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Do you live in Gatley and want a career in the makeup industry?

Whether you are wanting to become successful from a change in career, have a little refresh of your present ability or just learn your own face to a professional standard – there is a course for you at KLMA in Gatley

We provide Makeup Courses for every type of makeup artist in Gatley

Master the art of makeup utilising our easily accessible video platforms

At KLMA, we accommodate both practical and theory throughout all of our fully certified courses in Gatley

Makeup classes for any skill level for pupils in Gatley

Our classes are kept small to optimise the abilities of each and every student.

Our degree level artistry lecturers all still possess a place in the current industry as highly skilled makeup artists making them the finest people to educate and share their vast talent with our students.

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Learn your makeup expertise from the professionals at KLMA Makeup Academy in Gatley

This ensures they not only train you proficiently, but also share their extensive industry knowledge.

All of our fully qualified KLMA artists provide 121 tutoring for those not looking for accreditation, but simply learning the art of applying their own makeup professionally in Gatley.

KLMA Makeup Courses in Gatley taught by the industry experts

At KLMA we provide our students with the very best products from all the leading brands within the industry as part of the KLMA Pro Makeup Artist Kit.Including an 27 piece brush set, Foundations, eyeshadow, liners, concealer, mascara, blush palette, lip palette, brow palette, contour set, powder, belt and carry case, it contains all you need to get started.We aim to provide the very best for our students, so that also includes the tools and products we expect you will use in industry.

KLMA Studio – Makeup Academy for Students in Gatley

KLMA Studio was created to accommodate Kiera and her team’s growing clientele, offering a full range of Professional Hair and Makeup services for any occasion in Gatley.

Makeup Courses in Gatley

KLMA is dominating the makeup educational industry providing high quality education both in and out of the classroomKLMA was founded in 2014 by professional and celebrity makeup artiste, Kiera Louise.With 10 years plus experience working in a variety of different fields,More recently Kiera spent time lecturing at universities and makeup colleges before then being inspired to open KLMA in 2014.

We go beyond simply offering makeup courses in Gatley; we provide unlimited aftercare and post-course guidance.

We are dedicated to helping you achieve success in preparing to begin your journey as a professional make-up artist.At KLMA we continuously keep relationships with students open as we are fully aware that graduation is simply the start!so we allow our graduates to be part of our KLMA Academy Graduates Group on Facebook.This is a private group designed with the aim to keep contestant communication open between KLMA Staff and past students.The Graduate Group is a space to connect, collaborate and support one another, maintaining the connections and support networks built during your time training with us.

Contact KLMA Makeup Academy if you are hungry to work in the makeup industry and live in Gatley

Positive feedback, group discussions, career support and collaboration opportunities are what we have designed this group around to encourage success in all areas of your new found career.

Our professional makeup courses taught by Kiera Louise herself to pupils from Gatley

KLMA is private training academy by makeup professionals for promising new makeup artists.KLMA’s mission statement and every day goal is to Educate, Empower and Inspire.We help people be what they aspire to be.Courses at KLMA are kept to a maximum of 10 students to allow all students to feel they can utilise our tutors and their skills without interruption.Here at KLMA, our tutors pride themselves on being approachable and understanding, always there to help and support our students along the way. We aim to give our students the most up-to-date industry tools when training.

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Syllabus Outline

  • Studio Etiquette
  • Health and Safety/Hygiene
  • Kit and brushes
  • Skin types
  • Working on different skin tones/undertones
  • Eye Shapes
  • Face Shapes
  • Colour Correction
  • Perfect Base
  • Highlight & Contour
  • Brow Mapping& definition
  • Natural Glam
  • Smokey Eyes
  • Cut-Crease Styles
  • Glitter & Pigments
  • Liner Techniques
  • Custom Lashes
  • False lash Application
  • Lip Application & precision
  • Dewy Skin/Strobing
  • Kit Essentials

Become the makeup artist you always dreamed you’d be by contacting us about makeup lessons in Gatley

At KLMA we aspire for our students to be successful and have full knowledge of how to be, before they leave KLMA Academy.We do this by making students aware of how to perfect their skill and along with the passion already possessed by each individual, students always leave positive and determined to make this dream a reality.

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More than 5 stars is needed! I cannot recommend this course enough! Before training i researched lots of different academies thoroughly. After reading the prospectus, reviews and actually having my makeup done by a past student i decided that KLMA Makeup Academy was going to be the best option for me. I started the course with zero experience and quite frankly zero confidence too, and now i honestly can't believe how far i've come. Each week the girls would go out of their way to make sure we were all getting the help and support we need. I normally find it so hard to concentrate and take things in, but Kiera's style of teaching allowed me to master techniques and conquer my challenges. The course exceeded my expectations, believe me when i say you never know how much there is to learn about makeup until you enrol! Thankyou Kiera and all the KLMA Team, the academy has given me confidence in myself and a new exciting career to pursue! xxx
Bella Donna
Bella Donna
10:07 24 Jul 18
I would highly going to KLMA Academy if your looking to become a makeup artist or a hair stylist, there is courses to suit everyone both day and evening. The level of teaching is amazing and and kiera and the team are fantastic teachers!!! I took a pro artist makeup course last year and qualified, going to KLMA Academy was the best decision I have ever made.
Georgina Mchugh
Georgina Mchugh
12:16 24 Feb 18
My partner has recently completed a Masterclass course an unbelievable learning experience.
Stuart Harrison
Stuart Harrison
14:36 24 Jul 18
Always leave very satisfied & feeling beautiful 💋💄Girl’s are lovely & make you feel very relaxed & comfortable. Highly recommend KLMA for both hair & makeup.
Keeley Lynch
Keeley Lynch
13:21 22 Feb 18
Fantastic academy I have gained so many new skills, and the follow up support after the course has finished is amazing I will always be going to KLMA for all of my learning needs the skill set the girls have is just amazing xx
Claire Kay
Claire Kay
11:18 26 Feb 18
I have completed the masterclass and nearing the end of my hairstyling course. All tutors are amazing supportive. They continue to support you after the courses aswell which is brilliant. Would definatly recommend KLMA!!
Becki Healey
Becki Healey
15:02 22 Feb 18
Kiera did my prom makeup YEARS ago and I have been obsessed ever since! In fact she inspired me so much I finally decided to enroll on the 12 week makeup masterclass and I have not looked back! I went from barely even knowing how to hold a foundation brush to owning a full professional makeup artist kit that KLMA give you and knowing exactly how to use it all ☺ I have learnt things I thought I would never understand, imporived my confidence and feel so inspired! Thankyou to all the Kiera and all the KLMA team, ill miss you all so much
Lian Stafford
Lian Stafford
12:52 18 Oct 18
If you are thinking of going somewhere else, don’t even bother! KLMA is the best makeup school out there! I honestly cant recommend them enough. I have done two courses now and will be shortly booking a third to expand my skills even more. The team are amazing and nothing is ever too much trouble. I have been given work experience opportunities with the event team and even got picked to shadow Kiera on a photoshoot with JD sports. This place has been life changing for me – honestly get booking and it will change your life too!
Tracy Roberts
Tracy Roberts
07:12 19 Oct 18
I am forever on youtube so thought I knew quite a lot about makeup artistry, I initially signed up to KLMA purely for the certificate and qualification. Coming into the classroom however was a completely different ball game. I learnt far more than I had ever expected in such a short space of time. The course covered everything. From understanding what the best products are for each skin type, how to correct skin discoloration and really getting to grips with the use of different brushes and tools and mastering lots of tricky techniques. These are what they don’t teach you on the web! The support you receive during and after your training is invaluable, and better than you could ever get online - especially the free masterclasses! I have made life long friends and cannot thank KLMA enough! Would Highly Recommend
Katy Simon
Katy Simon
11:54 20 Oct 18
Absolutley loved training here! The academy is immaculate and staff are always on hand for anything you need. Its worth every penny and honestly all I talk about! I always had a passion for makeup but never really knew where I wanted to go with it. The girls helped encourage me and see my options for the future, giving me advice and helping me to form an action plan. Not only does KLMA offer the best service and training but I left feeling great within my own skin and empowered to follow my dreams.
Emma Wilson
Emma Wilson
09:28 22 Oct 18
Educate Empower Inspire, KLMA does all 3 and more! I was recommended KLMA by a friend of mine who had previously trained here a few years back. Her success and progress inspired me to pursue a new venture alongside my existing hairdressing career. Boy I was not disappointed! From the get go, the academy exuded professionalism. The tutors are incredibly talented, breaking everything down step by step, and I was amazed each week at the looks they created. The theory (which I was dreading) was actually taught in a way that I really enjoyed and I now understand things at a core level which helps my artistry to translate on to any client I have. Kiera teaches you to be a versatile artist and how to face challenges head on. I have now been able to double my income by having an extra skillset that is so in demand –and have just secured my first bridal makeup booking! Thankyou for everything! x This course is well worth taking!
Shane Brand
Shane Brand
17:03 06 Nov 18
Im am posting this on my sisters behalf. In the past I have spent thousands on college courses and makeup training but never achieved the results I wanted. I decided to enroll at KLMA after taking a break from having my second daughter. I was a little bit nervous as I expected to be the oldest on the course, but I was pleasantly surprised to join a group of complete different ages and backgrounds. KLMA helped to reinstall my confidence and build a good portfolio. We were provided with agency models to work on and had the experience of shooting with an expert photographer. The support from the tutors was fantastic and I have improved my technique dramatically. My product knowledge is much more extensive and I can honestly say I learnt more in this 8 weeks training than I did in almost 6 years of other education!! Highly recommend! I wish I had done this 10 years ago.
David Plant
David Plant
19:22 07 Nov 18
I had been wanting to do a makeup course for quite a while but had never been able to commit due to work obligations. Having seen Kiera on the BBC and followed the academy for a while I decided it was time to take the plunge. The Flexible artistry course allowed me the freedom to juggle my work schedule and being a full time mum with the desire to learn the skill of makeup art. The sessions were all tailored to exactly what I wanted to learn. The girls included more than 6 techniques per look, happily imparting their wisdom, best practice and product recommends, never tiring of the questions I had asked and always giving me confidence to step outside my comfort zone. I couldn’t have picked a better academy to train with – Thankyou KLMA!
Ally Owens
Ally Owens
19:16 07 Nov 18
I first completed my training with KLMA in 2014 and have now been back with my staff every year since. As a business owner it’s important to ensure your staff have up to date training, and techniques are current/competitive in the industry. Kiera never fails to impress. Each training session has always been catered to our needs as a team and she has always ensured an extra tutor in with us to help ensure we get the best value and experience whilst at the academy. Each session always covers new techniques, current trends and plenty of product knowledge. Its worth the 3 hour drive every time and I will continue to come back for more!
Jamie Hardy
Jamie Hardy
12:35 09 Nov 18
I had done lots of research before I applied the academy and always seek to train at schools where I will learn greatest advantage. KLMA is the best decision I have ever made. I travelled from Bermuda to attend full time makeup course. From my first email the staff made planning my trip easy. Recommending places to stay nearby and communicating well throughout. I had high expectations before the course started and it turned out to be eve better! Amazing tutors who are real working makeup artists. I have imporved so much and cant wait to take these skills back home with me.
James Hogs
James Hogs
21:55 11 Nov 18
I have just finished my training with KLMA and had such an incredible experience. This course is more than you can imagine! We explored everything from brushes, hygiene, skin types, tones, face shapes, to tricky liner and super glam looks. Although some weeks were challenging, I have loved EVERY minute and am now able to master looks I would have avoided in the past. Before starting the course I thought I knew about makeup, but actually I knew very little. Looking back on my work before the course its actually amazing to see how far I’ve come. Thankyou KLMA – I will definitely be back!
Gareth White
Gareth White
21:49 11 Nov 18
KLMA gave me an opportunity to completely change my career. Kiera is a fantastic trainer and explained everything thoroughly. So much practical learning which was invaluable. She is passionate about her training and knowledgeable in every way, no questions are left unanswered. We had two tutors with a small group size which made training really intimate and informative. The continued support, post training has kept confidence and motivation high. You can speak to Kiera, Emily, Marsha and any of the other members who have trained through the academy, for advice 24/7. Its like a little makeup family 🙂 Would highly recommend the course.
Alice Smith
Alice Smith
11:08 20 Nov 18
Highly Recommend this course! A year on now since my training on the full artist education programme and I can finally run a successful business on my own doing what I love which I don’t think I would of been able to do if I had attended another course! Definitely worth every penny xxx
Seren Jackson
Seren Jackson
20:43 21 Nov 18
Trained with KLMA last feb and I’ve never looked back. The girls were full of knowledge and experience, and I know there’s support 24/7 if I ever need it. Would highly recommend them for make up artistry training. It’s the best thing I’ve ever done!
Harley Smith
Harley Smith
18:35 01 Dec 18
Just came back from 3 days training on the Intermediate course and I couldn’t be any happier!! Kiera and Lee were so lovely, made me feel welcome instantly and were so precise in their training. I didn’t feel like they were holding back any of their tricks of the trade, they were so open and insightful. Deffs recommend for anyone wanting to improve their artistry or learn new
Kellie Adams
Kellie Adams
17:39 10 Dec 18
Literally can't fault Kiera and the girls. Everyone is soo lovely and makes you feel so welcome. Definitely will be coming back to do another course soon! Xxxx
sue ellis
sue ellis
17:45 19 Mar 19
Kiera is the most beautiful, friendly and super talented Mua I've EVER come across. I've been a fan for years and finally had an amazing 1-1 lesson learnt so much every detail to perfection, recommend to all! Thank you
Lake Causer
Lake Causer
17:33 19 Mar 19
I completeted a 2 day work shop and honestly loved every minute. It is a 4.5hr drive to get to Manchester from where I live but it was honestly worth every mile, I am already thinking about when I can fit another one in in the new year! I've attended many make up master classes but this by KLMA far knocks spots off them all! Thanks so much for a fab 2days ladies � hope to see u again soon.
Charlote Peters
Charlote Peters
20:26 20 Mar 19
Finished my three day 1-2-1 make up course last week! Had the best few days, learning 6 different looks all of them very different and completely new techniques each time. I had trained in makeup at a salon near me who offered courses and the difference in training at an actual academy is really noticeable! It is really worth doing your research and investing in a credible course. Since training with KLMA my skills are better and I get more bookings and customer satisfaction than I did previously. I feel much more confident and professional, I can't recommend them enough! Girls if your looking to do make up artistry the RIGHT way, KLMA is the place to go! X x
Kathy Witt
Kathy Witt
09:12 22 Mar 19
I work in the corporate world and am forever having to give presentations and be the focal point of meetings at work. For years although I have been confident at work I perhaps haven’t been so confident in my appearance. After being recommended by a friend I decided to attend the introductory masterclass. The experience was FANTASTIC! Kiera was totally honest and advised me of what I should and should not be wearing to really enhance my features, she gave tons of advice and carefully guided me in perfecting makeup looks that I would then be able to continue to wear. I came away feeling so empowered and confident in myself (which I may add is a feeling I hadn’t felt in a very long time) Thankyou Kiera for a wonderful experience, I would most definitely recommend!
Lisa Woods
Lisa Woods
09:35 22 Mar 19
Not normally one for writing reviews really but I really do recommend KLMA Makeup academy if you're thinking about it! I qualified in December and am over the moon with the progress I have made since training with them. The girls are so friendly and professional and truly go out of their way to make sure you have all the skills and knowledge you need in order to succeed in the industry. Worth every penny and more!! Thank you KLMA!
Jane Robinson
Jane Robinson
17:21 27 Apr 19
have had makeup done with Kiera and I can't recommend her enough! She's so skilled at what she does! I was unhappy in my job for quite a while and After a few months of pondering I finally decided to take the plunge and do a course at KLMA. I LOVED IT! I couldn't be happier with my new found skills and they way she encourages you to be the best you can be is so inspiring!! Kiera has put me in touch with a local salon owner who I am due to start working with and is forever giving me advice and encouragement when I ask. The girls truly believe in you and want to help you succeed! As silly as it sounds I now feel like I’m on the right track in life and am excited for what the future holds! If you're thinking about doing a makeup course stop putting it off &100% book in with KLMA!
Harri Eliot
Harri Eliot
17:23 27 Apr 19
I wish i could give this more than 5 stars! Today was my first day training at the academy and I can honestly say I’ve never felt more welcomed and comfortable around strangers in my life! They was all so lovely and Kiera and the girls are literally so nice! Do not even hesitate to book a course!!!! Go ahead and do it. I’ve learnt so much and it’s only my first day, so thank you to the team!
Tasha Reed
Tasha Reed
03:25 01 May 19
I can’t recommend the academy highly enough!! I have just completed the Makeup Masterclass, and I am a completely different person to what I was at the beginning. Not only have I learnt a huge amount but my confidence in everything has grown massively in just 12 weeks. This is due to the incredible support from the talented tutors teaching at the academy. Not only do you get taught a vast amount about the industry, you get support for life. One of the amazing things about this course is the aftercare, which I think is so important, the tutors are there for you whenever you need a little advice or just a chat. Everyone at the academy is so lovely and warm, it’s like a big family and we have a whatsapp group to keep in contact and share discounst and job opportunitiues. I have met friends for life. KLMA was the best decision I ever made.
Martha Lee
Martha Lee
03:27 01 May 19

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