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The Ultimate Bridal Makeup Course

The Ultimate bridal Makeup course is the ultimate makeup learning experience, with over 25 lessons from what's in my kit to skin prepping, natural bridal makeup to full glam lessons. It's jam packed with makeup tutorials for the makeup obsessed. This course also includes 2 bonus editorial lessons. Perfect for newly qualified artists, beauty therapists or those MUA's who want to up skill & master those in demand & most importantly wearable bridal makeup looks. This course will help give you the skills & confidence you need for to create a beautiful long-lasting & in demand bridal & editorial makeup looks. #yay!

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Meet Nicola Johnson

Your Global Makeup Academy Founder + Instructor

Hi fellow MUA's and beauty junkies. 
My name is Nicola Johnson and I have been a Makeup artist for 16 years, I trained at the world renowned Glauca Rossi School of makeup in London’s Maida Vale. The same school that makeup sensation Charlotte Tilbury graduation from and I was lucky enough to be taught by the incredible Lisa Eldridge.

Over the past 16 years I have worked all over the world and in all areas of the makeup industry, from magazines and advertising to runway and beauty campaigns. I also became in high demand for editorial style bridal makeup. You can check out my fashion and celebrity work over at

I am now bringing all my insider knowledge and makeup hacks for all you budding makeup artists & beauty lovers to enjoy at in the comfort of your home.

Let's go! 

Nicola xx 

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Bridal Makeup Artists - level up!

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The famous Monochromatic 90's inspired lesson

Check out this snippet from the 90's Inspired Bridal Makeup included in The Bridal Makeup Course.


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Learn how to choose eyeshadow, blush and lip colours for your clients to compliment their individual skin tone. Plus working with mature skin and also how to contour correctly.

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The Bridal Makeup Course FAQs

Get the low down on what's in it for you!

The Global Makeup Academy is an online educational hub for the Makeup obsessed. Yay! 

As well as individual makeup masterclasses, I have created an Online bridal makeup course, helping fellow MUA’s up their bridal makeup Game. 

The Bridal Makeup course is jam packed full of makeup tutorials aimed to help give you the skills & confidence you need or to create beautiful long-lasting & in demand bridal looks. With 25 lessons taking you on a makeup journey from skin prepping & the bridal trial, to natural  editorial makeup & full glam makeup looks. 

I will also be offering personal makeup masterclasses in the future – so watch this space! 

The bridal makeup course is designed for those with some basic beauty or make-up knowledge, in the tutorials I give step by step instructions of how I create each look, so it is not essential, the course would also help total Newbies get on the correct path & get a head start with training.


These tutorials will help you upskill as a MUA, I will teach you basic makeup techniques and also those trick’s & professional secrets that they don’t teach you at makeup school.


The course is perfect for MUA’s who want to learn how to create flattering editorial style & in demand high fashion bridal looks for their clients.  

We all love those OTT looks we see on instagram, but they don't translate well on the everyday bride, I teach you how to create realistic bridal makeup looks that brides actually want to wear on their big day.

Each masterclass has been professionally filmed & edited so you get all the important juicy info & action without long pauses. Perfect for our faced paced lives.

Video’s run from 5mins for some of the shorter skin Prep videos up to 50 mins for the more in-depth juicy tutorials. There is a  total of 10hrs worth of lessons. 

The Bridal Makeup Course is packed  with over 10 hours of content. Lessons include how to do in depth skin preps when you have the luxury of lots of time  to super simple skin prep when you are chasing your MUA Tail.

I've created looks on all ages, skin tones & types to help you understand how to tailor make your clients makeup look to each individual person. 

Lessons Include:

What’s in my kit 

Keeping Clean

The Bride Trial

Back to basics makeup techniques + (luxe winged eye with highlighted skin)

The Editorial Bride - Flawless on trend glowing natural makeup

Day 2 Night - Quick Evening makeup change

Amethyst Smokey eye - Sophisticated Glam makeup 

Amethyst Smokey eye with red lip – Bonus video 

The Golden Goddess – The Insta famous ultimate bronzy makeup

Statement lip  - Maroon lip on deeper skin tone with fluffy lashes

The girl next door - Bridesmaid Makeup -  Soft Glam contouring with matte eyeshadows

The red lip - Asian Bridal Makeup with red lip

Modern Indian bride - Bold makeup but with a 2021 edge 

90’s Inspired bride - Monochromatic smokey eyes & dewy skin

Soft glam + colour pops, working with  deeper skin tone & using colour on the eyes

The Favourite Auntie (over 45 makeup)

THE MOB (over 55 mature skin) 

I have also included 2 bonus tutorials in the Bridal makeup course: 

My Ultimate winged Liner

Secrets to a Black Smokey Eye  

In each video I will tell you exactly what products I’m using, I try to use the some of the same pallets & products across multiple tutorials to help inspire you when building your makeup kit, but you can substitute the products I used with similar products and colours from your own kit.

Once you have purchased your course you will have lifetime access this includes any future content I add to the courses.

When you complete the Bridal makeup course,  you can download your GMA certificate of completion. Woohoo!

Yes queen!

I am so excited to see what you have learnt, please share your work & use the hashtag #GMAMUA when posting on Instagram.

Tag #GMAMUA when posting your bridal looks to have the chance to be featured and promoted on the GMA’s Instagram page.


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