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Professional Hair & Makeup Training

This is your opportunity to train and work with the best of the best in the Wedding Industry.   The Wedding Industry is such an exciting but competitive place which is why this is a fantastic opportunity to start your training at such a high level, learning from the top!

Training will take place with Miss Sunshine; Michelle, our highest ranked Pro Team Artist, at the Gemma Sutton Studio.

To ensure you get the very best training we keep it to a one on one teaching training. We never book in any more than two students at the same time.  This keeps everything very personal.

This one day intense program will cover the most popular bridal looks from todays fashion.

Hair Course:

  • Set and curl the hair
  • Colour matching and working with 100% real hair extensions
  • A selection of bridal up do’s incorporating real hair pieces
  • A classic French Pleat
  • Side hair bun using hair pieces
  • Side fishtail plait using hair pieces
  • The effortless ‘messy’ updo using hair pieces
  • Understanding the face shape and what hair style will be most suitable
  • Curling the hair with speed and precision using hair straighteners
  • Working with hair accessories and veils, learning to secure these and the various placement options
  • Working with creative mood-boards
  • Working with rollers, tongs, wands and hair straighteners


Makeup Course:

  • Equipment knowledge, learning how to build up your kit
  • Brushes – learning which brushes are suitable for various techniques
  • Colour matching
  • Contoring (highlight and shadowing)
  • Camouflage makeup
  • Creating the perfect smoky eye
  • Creating the perfect 1920 eyeliner flick
  • Creating the perfect red matt lip
  • Applying false lashes (individual eyelashes & strips)
  • Shaping the eyebrows
  • Working with different textures and colours of eyeshadows
  • Understanding the face shape and which makeup suits
  • Working with creative mood-boards

If you are also interested in joining the Gemma Sutton Pro Team and you are successful you will receive on going training as new trends and styles come into fashion building up your portfolio.  All training is held at the GS Studio.

Location: GS Studio (Farnborough Hampshire)

Duration: One intense full day 11am – 5pm (Lunch and equipment is included)

Price: £550 per person – Exclusive of VAT.

Deposit: We require a deposit of £100.00 to secure your place, the remaining balance will be due 2 weeks prior to your training day

Model required for this course – bring your own (or £150 additional if you require us to hire a model for you for the day)

“I would highly recommend this course for anyone looking to get involved in the bridal industry. Gemma made the lesson so much fun and I learnt so much.”

“Since training with Gemma I have now joined the GS Pro Team and work with a lot of the GS brides and Gemma still keeps me updated with the latest looks and trends.   I am so pleased I started my bridal career in hair and make up with Gemma.”

What to bring? Your model.  Bring any hair or make up kit that you may have.  If you are a beginner then we have everything you will need at the GS Studio.  Just bring paper and pen for notes and a camera to take pictures of your work.

By the end of the course you will be confident and able to build up your portfolio and start your career as a bridal or session stylist x