Top 10 Beauty Academies in KL & Selangor

Top 10 Beauty Academies in KL & Selangor
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Are you looking to pursue a career in makeup and other beauty-related fields? While there are plenty of beauty academies available in KL and Selangor, here are the top 10 you might take into consideration.

1) Private Colors Beauty & Makeup Academy

Although Private Colors Beauty & Makeup Academy is relatively new in its establishment, the brainchild behind the academy tells another story altogether. Casey Gooi, the founder and director of the academy is no stranger in the field, having established his reputation as a professional makeup artist for more than a decade. The Private Colors Beauty & Makeup Academy offers a diverse range of courses such as bridal makeup, body art and advanced hairstyling. The academy incorporates their own unique intensive teaching method known as the Circulative Training Mode, which ensures their students gain the knowledge and skill they need to be successful in the respective fields. Apart from courses, the academy also provides various makeup, hairdo and eyelash extension services. | FB: privatecolorsacademy | IG: @privatecolorsacademy

2) Sense & Style Beauty Academy

Sense & Style Beauty Academy

Established in 2003, Sense & Style Beauty Academy has since won numerous accolades over the years including The Best Makeup Academy by UK’s City & Guilds. Students get to learn the latest trends in the industry, as well as an opportunity to work with beauty professionals on various hands-on practical assignments such as beauty pageants, fashion shoots and magazine covers. The academy can be found in various locations including Bandar Sunway, Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur, Kepong, Bandar Baru Klang, Kluang and Johor Bahru. | FB: senseandstylebeautyacademy | IG: @senseandstylebeautyacademy

3) S & Co. Make-up Academy

S & Co. Make-up Academy

S & Co. Makeup Academy is founded and tutored by Syezen, who also leads her makeup team in S & Co. Artistry Studio for the last 7 years. Syezen herself is a veteran in the industry with more than a decade of professional makeup experience. She has worked with many reputable clients for commercials such as Poh Kong Jewellery, Eu Yan Sang and even for Singaporean director Jack Neo in Ah Boys To Men. The academy consists of various makeup and hairstyling courses, ranging everything from bridal to personal. For instance, students can look forward to their Professional Master Makeup & Hairstyling Course. The course itself covers a comprehensive makeup lesson for every occasion such as bridal, commercial and photography. Best of all, students have the opportunity to master the S & Co.’s signature yet highly sought-after “Natural-Elegant Style” bridal makeup technique. | FB: SnCoMakeupAcademy | IG: @snco_makeupacademy

4) Amber Chia Academy

Amber Chia Academy

Most Malaysians are familiar with her name. After all, the leggy beauty was particularly well-known after becoming the first Asian model to win coveted Guess Watches Timeless Beauty International Model Search 2004 title. In 2010, Amber Chia opened her namesake academy in Jaya One, with a sole purpose for producing local talents in the beauty industry. Her range of courses includes modelling, makeup & hairstyling, as well as nail art and photography. The Amber Chia Academy has subsequently earned the Most Popular Modelling School of the Year in the Malaysia Model Festival Awards (MMFA) in 2012. | FB: | IG: @amberc_academy

5) Makeup Miracle Academy & Beauty Workshop

Makeup Miracle Academy & Beauty Workshop

Founded in 2010, Makeup Miracle Academy & Workshop offers a chance for students to hone their skills in every aspect of makeup and hairstyling technique. The courses offered include professional makeup, bridal makeup, personal makeup, beauty makeup, as well as artistry makeup and creative hairstyling. | FB: makeupmiracle | IG: @makeup_miracle

6) Aery Jo Academy

Aery Jo Academy

Whether you are looking to learn about professional bridal makeup or hairstyling, Aery Jo Academy provides you all the necessary education to ensure you are successful in your respective career. The academy uses Korean and international technical skills to teach their students while keeping up-to-date with today’s makeup trends. Students also get to train practically with beauty professionals on various events ranging from fashion show to movie shooting. | FB: aeryjoacademy

7) Backstage Academy

Backstage Academy

Backstage Academy takes pride in handpicking only the best industry-recognised professional tutors. This is to ensure every student who enrolled in the academy receive the utmost quality education. Backstage Academy is located in two branches including Laman Rimbunan in Kepong and Taman Mas 2 in Cheras. | FB: | IG: @backstageacademymsia

8) Perfect Point Make-up & Hair Academy

Perfect Point Make-up & Hair Academy

Also known as Gold Goh Perfect Point, the academy has been around since 1998. Founded by Gold Goh, who is also one of the academy’s chief instructor, has 30 years of experience in the makeup field. He is particularly renowned as “The Make-up King” by the Sun newspaper after emerging as the winner in the 2003 Shu Uemura Beauty Art Makeup Competition in Malaysia. The academy is also reputed for winning more than 80 awards in various makeup competitions organised by the likes of Lancome and Maybelline. | FB: goldgohmakeup

9) SUB International School of Beauty & Make-up

SUB International School of Beauty & Make-up

SUB International School of Beauty and Make-up offers more than 20 professional beauty courses such as beauty makeup and beauty saloon management. The academy has previously won Sin Chew Business Excellent Award for two consecutive years in 2013 and 2014. | FB: subbeautyschool

10) ADONIS 1st Academy of Cosmetology

ADONIS 1st Academy of Cosmetology

ADONIS 1st Academy is founded in 1998, with courses offered such as Cidesco Beauty Therapy Course and Cibtac Aesthetic Treatment Course. Students in the academy have the option to learn the course in English or Mandarin language. For more info about the academy, visit their official website below. | FB: adonis1stacademy

That’s not all! More Top 10s in Malaysia are waiting to be discovered!

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