The Kensington Makeup
Hands-on Workshop

A three part hands-on workshop designed for those inspired to expand their education and work in the
Bridal and Special Event industry.

coming spring 2023


6 Live Demos
Watch and learn as our lead makeup instructors present six selected makeup looks and review course techniques.


6 Hands-on Applications
Test the makeup looks out on a rotation of models, and receive realtime feedback and support from our instructors.

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3 Styled Photoshoots
Capture your creativity with a professional photoshoot to launch your makeup portfolio in style.

While not required, it is highly recommended you complete the Online Special Event Makeup Course prior to attending.

Our mission

Our mission is to prepare students to work professionally according to TODAY'S multimedia needs and trends

At Kensington, we pride ourselves in building a culture that focuses on community over competition. Students are immersed in the Kensington Makeup culture and inspired to step out of their comfort zone to develop their artistry skills.

We truly value blending students into our family and supporting each other in all stages of their careers.

"I feel like my technical skill improved tenfold by attending the hands-on classes. the support from my instructors and fellow classmates made such a positive impact on my confidence as an artist."

-Alyssa S

In the three day hands-on workshop

You Will:

+ master Six curated makeup looks 

+ Refine your airbrush technique

+ Practice on a rotation of models

+ optimize your application speed

+ Learn photoshoot set etiquette 

and so much more!

where we are

Our studio located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, AZ.

Join us in bustling Scottsdale, Arizona for makeup fun, local food, and new friends.
Outfitted with custom designed stations with optimal makeup lighting, our boutique makeup studio is the perfect space to inspire. 
For those traveling into town, there are many nearby hotels to accommodate your stay!

"The instructors are extremely knowledgeable and are very hands on to help you hone your craft. They really give you the tools you need for a career in the Makeup Industry."

- James M

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 "The instructors were very hands-on, but still gave me space to find my own way and techniques in class. Kensington gave me a whole new confidence!"

- Hannah V

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"Had such an amazing experience with Kensington Makeup Academy and their makeup courses! Everything from application, color matching and placement. You’ll leave as a makeup pro!" 

- Alyssa Q


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Get on the list!

Online Courses Coming Soon


Step into our virtual world of beauty education and inspo.