COVID-19: Our courses are still running


    We are launching our Online Masterclass vouchers which will be available to purchase on our website. These vouchers will give people the ability to buy up to a 40 minute Zoom group demonstration masterclass with one of our GC tutors. With each masterclass you will get a demonstration of a different look depending on which […]

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    GlamCandy Launched this ‘recommend a friend’ scheme for our HNC courses. This Scheme can be used by either past or current students! This has been a big success so far 😊 How to recommend a friend – The current or past student will be able to recommend the HNC course to a friend and should […]

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    Our Makeup Club for 11 – 16 year olds returns early 2021… The makeup club for kids was a huge success before lockdown and we are now planning to make a return bigger and better than before. Our kids club runs for 12 weeks every Thursday 6pm – 7pm. Each week the kids will learn […]

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  • Students in lockdown…

    Students in lockdown…

    Laura Clare Class 12E Edinburgh INSTAGRAM – @lauraclare_makeupartistry “My career for 22 years has been in social care, I work nightshift as a social care worker in a care home for adults with learning disabilities. Current legislation and restrictions due to Covid-19 have limited opportunities for newly qualified makeup artists at the moment. I am […]

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  • Halloween @ GlamCandy

    Halloween @ GlamCandy

    #GCHALLOWEEN2020 Let’s kick off with our most successful competition of all time… This year at GlamCandy we wanted to bring a bit more fun & joy into Halloween considering the current circumstances at the moment. We decided to run our #GCHALLOWEEN2020 competition throughout October with 5 different categories that anyone could enter. The 5 categories […]

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  • 16 year old Jodi wins our Halloween Competition

    16 year old Jodi wins our Halloween Competition

    16 Year old, Jodi Hainey wins our Halloween Competition @MAKEUP.BYJODI INTERVIEW WITH AYR ADVERTISER #gchalloween2020 competition Jodi interviewed for her local newspaper ‘Ayr Advertiser’ after winning the GlamCandy Halloween 2020 competition. In her interview Jodi explains she would love to study with us after she leaves school. A SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD make-up artist has caught the eye […]

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  • Kids Halloween Skull Tutorial

    Kids Halloween Skull Tutorial

    HALLOWEEN YOUTUBE TUTORIAL WITH RACHAEL & EDEN Halloween is our favourite time of the year at GlamCandy, we love watching the incredible creative makeup looks which our staff, students, graduates and other makeup artists from around the globe create on the month of October. We have created this short skull tutorial for anyone to follow […]

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  • Covid-19 Safety Update

    Covid-19 Safety Update

    At Glamcandy the health and safety of our customers and staff is vitally important to us and we are staying aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, via the World Health Organisation, along with National and local public health authorities advice. To take care of your health and protect others, see the list […]

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  • HNC student Sarah Kate Working on a Photoshoot   

    HNC student Sarah Kate Working on a Photoshoot  

    Edinburgh HNC student, Sarah Kate was the lead makeup artist for the handmade clothing company, Ayino. The photoshoot took place in One New Exchange Shopping Centre near St.Pauls Cathedral in London. This was Sarah’s first professional brand photoshoot after completing her course with GlamCandy. Sarah states: “It was an extremely fun and eye-opening experience into […]

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  • Emma Horsburgh – Student Employment

    Emma Horsburgh – Student Employment

    Emma Horsburgh, GlamCandy HNC Fashion Makeup student gains employment in the makeup industry as a retail artist with Benefit Cosmetics in John Lewis Edinburgh halfway through her course. Benefit Cosmetics have a 3-stage interview process and she was given advice and interview techniques from our Student Management Director Claire Stead which helped her prepare for […]

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  • GlamCandy Christmas Gift Guide 2019

    GlamCandy Christmas Gift Guide 2019

    As the Christmas period rolls in again, we can relate to the never-ending list of presents you still need to purchase for the big day. The Edinburgh German Markets are in full-swing and Princes Street is jam-packed with starry-eyed shoppers hopeful to bag the festive gift of the year. Here at GlamCandy, our Pro Artists […]

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  • Kayla Bremner Employed as a Makeup Artist

    Kayla Bremner Employed as a Makeup Artist

    Dunfermline HNC student, Kayla Bremner has gained employment in Colours Salon in Dunfermline as a makeup artist and brow technician. Kayla started out her makeup journey by having a passion for it by applying the makeup on herself and her sister at a young age. She then followed her passion to follow Instagram influencers on […]

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  • Loreal Pro Ronnie Marshall Photoshot

    Loreal Pro Ronnie Marshall Photoshot

    In GlamCandy, we offer our students exclusive opportunities to work with brands, clients and professionals already established in the industry. This can range from assisting the pro makeup artists on TV and Film sets, behind the scenes at fashion shows or by winning one of our inhouse competitions to host their own photoshoot. Our Dunfermline […]

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  • HNC Student on Winning Photoshoot with Gillian Beyer

    HNC Student on Winning Photoshoot with Gillian Beyer

    We understand that starting out in the beauty industry is an immensely daunting task. This is why we offer our students copious amounts of exclusive opportunities to work with beauty experts and make invaluable connections. We held an in-house competition with our Edinburgh HNC in Fashion and Makeup Artistry students to win their own photoshoot […]

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  • Ashleigh Kirk – Student Success

    Ashleigh Kirk – Student Success

    Student successes in GlamCandy are a common occurrence, especially since our Student Development Director, Claire Stead was employed.

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  • Taking HNC to a Calm – Mindfulness Class

    Taking HNC to a Calm – Mindfulness Class

    At GlamCandy, we care deeply about the mental well-being of our students. To highlight this further, we recently took our 1E class to the Calm space at 16 Canning Street, Edinburgh, to attend Lynette Gray’s ‘Mindfulness Meditation Class’. They were accompanied by tutors Rachael Melrose, Vicky Cameron and Paige Gilbride.

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      Recently Lead Tutor and Senior Makeup Artist, Karen Bowen was asked to complete the makeup for L’Oreal to promote their new hair colour ‘Majirel Glow’ to L’Oreal salons.

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  • AW 19 – Make Up Trends

    AW 19 – Make Up Trends

    As the Summer sun sets again, we cannot help to question what are the hottest AW 19 make up trends. Luckily enough, the GlamCandy Pro makeup artists have been on the hunt for the eye-catching trends.

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    Our Dunfermline HNC student, Emma Robertson has recently secured an assistant make-up artistry position with Leslie Sneddon.  Emma was recently a childcare practitioner at Fife council. She has recently come on to study our HNC in Fashion and Makeup Artistry course.  HNC COURSE Her favourite part of the HNC course is the bridal and Intense […]

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  • Abby Morrison – Student Success

    Abby Morrison – Student Success

    In GlamCandy we have an array of talented students who constantly impress us with their development throughout their HNC course. Abby Morrisson is our Dunfermline HNC student with a clear passion for make-up artistry and her skills evidentially portray that. Abby currently works part-time in a sunbed shop and practises make-up at the weekend. Currently, […]

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