Gender Construction Kit Logo

Makeup lessons

What are makeup lessons?

Lessons or classes to learn skills and build confidence in applying makeup.

Gender-specific makeup services

Makeup services offering lessons to trans, nonbinary, or gender non-conforming people in the UK include:

North East England

West Midlands

East Midlands

South West England


General makeup lessons

You can get free online consultations with Clinique, Jecca Blac, and MAC to ask questions. You can also get in-person and online skills lessons from Bobbi Brown, the Body Shop, Boots, and Sephora.

Video classes

Some makeup brands have created playlists of educational videos:

What else could I try?

Some alternatives to makeup lessons are:

  • purchasing a book on makeup
  • asking friends for advice


This page is illustrated using a photograph by George Milton available at Pexels.

Errors and omissions

Is there something missing from this page? Have you spotted something that isn't correct? Please tweet us or message us on Facebook to let us know, or file an issue on GitHub.