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Due to two tube strikes taking place next week, we have decided to cancel our Open Day on Wednesday 30 April.  If you had planned to come in and meet the team to discuss your future career in the beauty & make up industry, please call us on 0207 776 9767 to arrange a personal interview and tour.


Join our CIBTAC/CIDESCO Beauty Therapy course and learn more about aesthetics, body, electrotherapy and spa treatments, in addition to nutrition and figure analysis! For more information please visit the following course pages: CIBTAC Beauty Therapy Diploma » and CIDESCO Beauty Therapy & Spa Programme »

Fashion / Photographic / Media Make-up Diploma

The ultimate make-up course for those who are serious about a career in high fashion Make-up Artistry. Find out more >>


We are one of the first schools to offer an NVQ Level 4 industry recognised qualification in laser hair removal and skin rejuvenation. Find out More >>

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Keep up to date with all the latest news and activities that our Events Team have been working on by following us on Facebook and Twitter.


The adjoining spa facility brings a whole new dimension to present courses on offer. Now available CIDESCO Beauty Therapy & Spa Programme. Find out more >>


Enhance your beauty portfolio by gaining skills in the holistic therapies of aromatherapy and reflexology. Find out more >>


To book a treatment in our lifestyle spa and salon, based in Long Lane, Barbican with one of our students or professional therapists please contact our reservations desk on 020 7776 9767 (Option 2)



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Welcome to the London School of Beauty and Make-up, a long established and internationally revered learning academy based in the heart of London.

Here at the London School of Beauty and Make-up we are devoted to providing a world class education through informative and engaging beauty therapy and make-up artistry courses. Our high standards of teaching by leading international make-up artists and beauty therapy professionals, ensures the knowledge and training you receive will be extremely comprehensible and invaluable to your future career.

We are delighted to offer prestigious and internationally recognised qualifications such as CIDESCO, CIBTAC, NVQ, VTCT and IMA to our students who travel not only from the UK, but every corner of the world. And with full-time, part-time, weekend or evening courses that start at various times throughout the academic year, we offer something to suit every lifestyle.

Our wonderful premises located in Smithfield, EC1 elevates the school to become the largest independent beauty establishment in Europe. Our bright and spacious training rooms and warm, friendly relaxation areas create a productive learning environment, while our fully operational beauty salon and spa is the perfect way to experience a realistic working salon.

Although independent, we are thrilled to be partnered with leading brands, enabling us to work with product from top international fashion houses as well as the latest beauty therapy technology and equipment. Our close connections within the industry also mean that once you’re ready to start applying for jobs, we offer excellent career opportunities be it on cruise ships, in spas, health clubs and prestigious stores and hotels.

The beauty and make-up industries have changed and developed considerably over the last decade and now offer even greater, more exciting opportunities for travel, working on films or in fashion, or even setting up your own business. Here at the London School of Beauty and Make-up we want to help turn your creative skills and lifelong ambitions into a lucrative and rewarding career you’ll love.