Bridal Hair and Makeup Course For Beginners

Every bride wants to look their best on their wedding day. That’s why at RJL Education, we offer a fully comprehensive bridal hair and makeup course that’s designed to equip you with everything you need to know to offer bridal hair and makeup services.

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Bridal Makeup Course Overview

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RJL Education’s bridal hair and makeup course, designed for beginners, is perfect for those delving into the world of bridal hair and beauty. Our course will equip you with all the necessary skills and tools to perform beautifully crafted bridal hair and makeup techniques on a client, and help you promote your services too.

If you decide to complete both our beginner and advanced courses, you’ll have all the knowledge to launch a full-scale business offering a wide range of styles, looks and services for brides-to-be.

Important information

  • No prior qualifications required
  • 4-day course
  • Includes a live demonstration of bridal makeup by a professional makeup artist
  • Students must complete their practical learning by creating a bridal makeup look following the demonstration
  • Course costs £999
  • The course price doesn’t include makeup kits, which can be purchased for £280 (full kit) or £110 (small kit) – or you can bring your own bridal makeup kit


The bridal hair and makeup beginners course costs £999 – secure your place today with a £299 deposit. 

Finance options are available to make completing your bridal makeup course as affordable as possible.


Our bridal hair and makeup course is a 4-day course that runs from 10am-5pm on the following dates:

  • 5th – 8th March
  • 8th – 11th April
  • 7th – 10th May

Our modules

Below are all of the models you’ll study on both a theoretical and practical basis, including:

Makeup modules

  • Legislation in the industry 
  • Hygiene procedures 
  • Marketing 
  • Consultations including trials
  • Contraindications 
  • Colour theory 
  • Wedding day tips 
  • Wedding administration 
  • Wedding pricing 
  • Natural makeup application
    • Create a natural makeup look using light and glowing products to create an everyday suitable look
  • Evening makeup application
    • Transform the natural makeup to evening glam ready focusing on smokey eyes, eyeliner application and heavier contour techniques
  • Bridal makeup application 
    • Complete a bridal-ready look using specialised products and techniques and focus on using a natural colour scheme that is wedding appropriate
  • Aftercare

Bridal hair modules

  • How to prepare for your client
  • How to carry out the service safely
  • How to conduct a consultation
  • Questions to ask during the consultation
  • Shampooing and conditioning the hair and scalp 
  • Product knowledge 
  • Blow drying and styling straight and curly blow drys 
  • Prepping, pinning and styling
  • Photography and social media 

Our Kit

When enrolling on our beginner’s bridal hair and makeup course, you will have the option to purchase a full or small makeup artist kit. These kits will give you everything you need to kickstart your career as a specialist bridal makeup artist, containing high-quality products that suit a wide range of skin tones and features.

Our full kit includes:

  • A brush set
  • MAC eyebrow kit
  • Ben Nye Translucent Setting Powder
  • Morphe neutral eyeshadow palette 
  • MAC mini mascara in black
  • MAC Blacktrack Gel Eyeliner
  • MAC Conceal and Correct Palette 
  • MAC Mattifine Primer
  • Milani full coverage foundation X2
  • Benefit Mini Hoola Bronzer
  • Benefit mini blush
  • MAC mini lipstick X3 including shades Velvet Teddy, Whirl and Ruby Woo

Cost price £260

Our small kit includes:

  • A brush set
  • Morphe neutral eyeshadow palette 
  • MAC mini mascara 
  • MAC Blacktrack Gel Eyeliner
  • MAC Conceal and Correct Palette 
  • MAC mini lipstick in Velvet Teddy 

Cost price £99

Alternatively, you can bring your own makeup artist kit with you. Contact us if you require more information on what you may need to bring with you.

What’s next?

Once you’ve completed our beginner’s bridal hair and makeup course, you can enrol on our experienced bridal makeup course to further your makeup skills further for brides-to-be. You will be able to complete trial consultations, market your services and create stunning bridal makeup looks, all while earning more money for your expertise and positioning within the wedding industry. Or, if you are keen to explore alternative career paths, you can move from real weddings to faux ceremonies by becoming a bridal makeup artist for TV, films and bridal photoshoots.

If you want to progress in your career as a makeup artist or diversify your talents, you should take a look at our advanced hair and beauty courses, including our bridal and occasion hair course and classic lash course. These courses will enable you to offer a wider range of services to your clients, which is extremely beneficial if you aim to start your own hair and beauty salon.


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Also interested in completing a course in Russian lashes? Why not book onto our fast-track masterclass course which combines both for a discounted price!


At RJL Education, we support your learning and personal growth. We are different from normal college courses, offering a range of exclusive benefits that you won’t find elsewhere. From ongoing learning support, to access to discounts and on-site accommodation, our education site is in a league of its own when it comes to the experiences of our students.

How much does training at RJL Education centre cost?

The cost of our courses vary. To find out the specific prices you can take a look at our courses page.

How long do your courses take?

The length of our courses varies slightly depending on the qualification you are enrolled on. To find out specific information, you can take a look at our courses page.

How big are your classes?

We only have small groups to ensure that every learner gets the hands-on personal tuition that they deserve. This means that we have limited availability, so make sure to enrol as soon as possible.

What is the best course for me?

Our courses are ideal for a range of experience levels, so be sure to check out our courses page to determine which ones you would be eligible to apply for. Whatever the ultimate goal is for your career in beauty or hair, we can offer you the attentive and supportive training to help you on your journey. As long as you are above the age of 16, you can begin your training with us.

Can I study at RJL education if I don’t live in the area?

Yes! Our education centre features luxury accommodation for our learners. Click here to take a look at our available accommodation and their costs.

Can I apply for finance on your courses?

Yes you can apply for a range of finance options with us. Check out our finance page here.

Is there any funding available to me?

Yes, there are a range of funding options available for our learners. To find out more about the potential funding you can get to support you through your learning journey, click here.

I don’t have any experience, can I still apply?

Yes. Our Level 2 courses are designed for those who are just beginning their career. With us, you can learn critical foundational skills that will help you to progress later down the line. To find out more about our level 2 NVQ courses, click here. Our microblading course, our fundamental machine brows course, and lip blush course also require no previous experience. Find out more about these semi-permanent makeup courses here.

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Don’t live in the area?

We have luxury accommodation situated right above the education centre in Bolton. This means that you can study in comfort instead of having to do punishing commutes every day if you don’t live in the area. You can find out more about our accommodation here.


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Bridal Hair and Makeup Course For Beginners

Qualification Level:
  • Beginner
  • Full kit
  • No kit, but can be provided at additional cost
  • Starter kit

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