Makeup artists, make 2019 count

Apply now to a 10-month accelerator to get support, clarity and recognition to help you commit to your career goals in 2019.

Starts February 2019
Last call for applications

Industry leaders
Learn from the best

From £550 per month
Payable over 10 months

3500 alumni network
95 different countries

Get more exposure. Create stronger images. Get paid for the work you love

You chose a challenging path, don’t make it one you’re walking alone. You want industry feedback on the work you create, personal support as you develop, and an insider's insight and understanding of how to progress your career further into the fashion world.

Take this chance to put all your hard work into practice. To make your potential count.

Places are strictly limited to the most talented and committed to apply.

How it works

Mastered accelerators are a completely new model for talent development. The 10-month experience takes place online and in-person. You'll get access to world-class experts, valuable feedback, performance coaching, industry opportunities, and the network you need to succeed. 

See how it works

Photographer:: Grazyna Gudejko

Hair: Christina Kolovos

Makeup: Fajer Fadjel

Makeup: Elisabeth Peclard

Styling: Tania Dioespirro

Art director: Nancy Herrmann

Grazyna Gudejko, Photography: Mastered, shot at Mastered Live Croatia

Online and in-person

The accelerator materials are available online, so you can access them anytime, anywhere, on your mobile. The experience is designed to come to you and fit around your professional career.

But this is more than just an online course. You will also be invited to local meetups and to Mastered Live, a weekend of learning and creativity, hosted at a stunning global location, such as Iceland, Croatia or Canada.

Insight from industry icons

Throughout the 10 months, you'll get high-quality video content featuring insights and advice from top experts who are working and succeeding in the industry today.

The experts' knowledge and insight will help you complete the practical projects that you need to do to become a stronger makeup artist.

Feedback and performance coaching

The backbone of the accelerator is regular feedback from industry insiders, to give you the direction you need to achieve your personal goals. 

In addition, you will get access to a performance coach who will help you act on this feedback, and hone the winning mentality you need to unlock your potential and grow personally and professionally. 

A network of opportunity

No one succeeds alone. Which is why you will join a global pool of curated talent to network and collaborate with. Creative briefs set by industry legends will give you the stimulus to discover and work with peers. 

Then it's time to put it all into action. We leverage our industry connections to provide opportunities for work and recognition from fashion shows, agents, creative directors, beauty editors, commercial brands and more. 

When Val Garland recruited her team from Makeup: Mastered

Many makeup artists strive to assist at major fashion shows. Discover what happened when Val Garland selected her show team from the Makeup: Mastered accelerator as they work backstage at the SS16 Issa show during London Fashion Week.

Meet the experts

You’ll get high-quality knowledge, insight and mentoring from industry leaders who understand what it means to succeed as a makeup artist in fashion today. Here’s a selection of experts who have worked with our talent network.
Fabien Baron
Alex Box
Creative director & makeup artist
Fabien Baron
Pati Dubroff
Makeup artist
Fabien Baron
Val Garland
Makeup artist
Fabien Baron
Premier Hair & Makeup
International hair and makeup agency
Fabien Baron
Coco Rocha
Model & brand director, NOMAD MGMT
Fabien Baron
Tom Pecheux
Makeup artist & beauty consultant
Fabien Baron
Vanessa Beleau
Head of consultancy (EMEA), WGSN
Fabien Baron
Vittoria Filippi Gabardi
Beauty editor, Vogue Italia

Your journey over 10 months

The accelerator has been built to give you the insight, feedback, coaching, and network needed to claim your place in the industry of the future. Take a look at what the next 10 months could hold.

Your aesthetic & public profile

The starting module of the accelerator is all about goals and your aesthetic. You'll be working out who you are as a creative and defining the fashion magazines and brand clients who are right for you and what you want to achieve – both on the accelerator, and in your career.

Creative process & trends

Once you’ve defined your voice and unique signature as an artist, refine your process so that you can deliver consistently, while putting your own stamp on any project.

Fashion fundamentals

In the previous module you will established your aesthetic; here you’ll learn the fundamental skills needed to adapt your craft across the industry. You’ll discover how to work with the titles and brands that align with your goals, so they book you - and rebook you.

Future fashion

Now you’ve learnt the fundamentals of fashion work and how to get it, here you’ll learn the next steps of bringing your craft to new, diverse audiences and building a reputation as a desirable, forward-thinking creative.

Your brand and career ahead

In this important final module, you’ll learn how to promote yourself, how to present your work and how to thrive in the industry and achieve your goals. You’ll understand how to plan your career, so you can continue to create and achieve your goals while remaining motivated, inspired and excited about your future.

Case study: Vogue China feature

Mastered students took part in a masterclass with Condé Nast’s beauty director, Kathy Phillips. The entire team was sourced from the Mastered network, including Makeup: Mastered’s Thoke Delorge. The finished looks were shot by renowned beauty photographer Simon Emmett and featured in Vogue China.

What some of our 3,500 alumni say

We have run 11 accelerators for 3,500 talented global professionals. Our network is filled with makeup alumni who have transformed their lives and careers. Discover their stories.
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“These visionaries, artists and creatives that we are getting a chance to hear from and collaborate with is truly humbling - and ultimately so so inspiring.”

Rachel Estabrook

Enrolled on Makeup: Mastered 2017

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“Only once you have experienced the feeling of being lost, then placed in an amazing destination with likeminded creatives and mentors at the top of the fashion world who are otherwise unreachable can you fully understand how truly life-changing these events are.”

Ben Dniprowskij

Enrolled on Makeup: Mastered 2017

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“My mentor was extremely helpful. She presented things that I didn't even think of, so eye-opening in regards to how to move forward. It was really wonderful speaking with her.”

Jennifer McCarthy Norton

Enrolled on Makeup: Mastered 2017

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“It was amazing. Never in my life would I think I would have someone from a big agency look at my portfolio. She gave me really good advice and helped me tweak and tighten up the look of my website.”

Phiphi Liang

Enrolled on Makeup: Mastered 2017

Apply now for 2019

Complete your application to be considered for a place.

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Starts early 2019
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From £550 per month
Payable over 10 months