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12th June 2019

From helping out at local fashion shows to getting involved with hospital training exercises, one Make-up Artistry student is using her skills in imaginative ways.

Aleah Hartley is currently in her final year of studying Level 3 Advanced Theatrical Special Effects and Media Make-up Artistry with Hull College.

To progress into the industry, Aleah has started her own business with friend Kaileigh Ellison, with the aim to gain hands-on experience across a range of make-up disciplines.

Recently, Aleah has been commissioned to lead a special effects make-up workshop for theatre companies in Hull, Beverley and York, which will involve a 90-minute session focusing on special effects then a 90-minute session on Halloween make-up.

Aleah has also worked with York Fashion week as a Make-up Artist, getting the models ready for the catwalk.

One part of her work that Aleah enjoys the most is working with hospitals, whether that be for family fun days or producing the special effects make up for training exercises. Aleah said “My Dad spent a lot of time in hospital, so it’s nice to give back where I can and make a difference.”

Aleah first became interested in make-up artistry while studying GCSE art at school. “We were given a brief to create something ‘fantastic and strange’. Everyone focused on pretty things like unicorns, but I experimented with the gorier side of special effects.”

Now in the final year of her course, Aleah is marketing her business through Instagram, MakeUpByAleahMua and has big plans for the future. When asked why she chose Hull College, Aleah said “They had the best Level 3 course in the area, along with the best kit and facilities.”

Makeup is a great medium for expressing your imagination and can lead to an exciting career working in the photography, film or theatre industry as a make-up artist.

Explore our range of beauty courses below.

Courses

Advanced Beauty & Spa @SalonQG

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Beauty & Spa Therapy aims to provide you with a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the Beauty & Spa Therapy Industry.

Key course information

1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Advanced Hairdressing @LeeStaffordEducation #3

So, you've gained your basic skills in Hairdressing? Now it's time to shine with Lee Stafford Education in partnership with Hull College on our Advanced Hairdressing programme.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Advanced Hairdressing @LeeStaffordEducation #3@Freedomcentre

This qualification is a progression route from Hairdressing Level 2. A range of specialist practical skills and technical knowledge which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the hairdressing industry

Key course information

1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Advanced Nail Enhancements @SalonQG

This course will provide you with the technical skills and knowledge to become an Adnanced Nail Technician.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Advanced Theatrical Special Effects & Media Make-up Artistry

Creativity isn’t just limited to working with paint or clay. Makeup is a great medium for expressing your imagination and can lead to an exciting career working with performers.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Beauty Therapy @ SalonQG

Do you like making people feel good about themselves? Then Beauty Therapy could be the career for you.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Hair @LeeStaffordEducation #SalonQG

Do you want a career in an exciting and ever changing industry? Then join us at Salon QG in partnership with Lee Stafford Education and learn from the best, to be the best.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Hair @LeeStaffordEducation #SalonQG@Freedomcentre

If you want to be the best you can be, join us, in partnership with Lee Stafford Education. Meet Lee Stafford and have the chance to compete in London at the loreal academy.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Hairdressing @LeeStaffordEducation #1

Join us at Salon QG in partnership with Lee Stafford Education.You will get to work in our industry standard salons and enjoy unique and exciting master classes with the man himself.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Introduction to Hair and Beauty Sector

This course is designed to build on your interest and passion for the hair and beauty industry, covering a wide range of skills from skin care and facials to make-up, nail care and nail art.

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Makeup Artistry @SalonQG

Do you love make up? Do you want an exciting career with endless opportunities? Then Make Up Artistry could be for you!

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1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time

Nail Enhancement @SalonQG

This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Nail Treatments aims to provide you with a range of essential technical practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the nail Industry.

Key course information

1 Year

Hull College

Various Days

Full Time