About The Academy

Welcome to VanityX, Irelands leading makeup training academy.

Our aim is to provide our students with a high standard of training with on going student support and career guidance.

We teach the fundamentals of makeup artistry to a global standard ensuring you are prepared for all opportunities within the makeup industry.

We offer world renowned and recognised accreditations for all levels ensuring our students can take their qualifications all over the world.

Over the last 10 years we have supported and watched so many of our students grow and progress in the makeup industry, whether thats working for themselves, working for a brand or on an exciting TV show.

Many students start their career journey working on a counter, we have students working all over Ireland and overseas with some of the biggest makeup brands - Inglot, MAC, Charlotte Tilbury, Benefit, Nars, No 7 and Smashbox to name a few.

Those students who wish to make a career in the TV and Film Industry have worked on many projects with TV broadcasters like RTE, Virgin Media and BBC both here in Ireland and the UK.

Over the last 10 years we have formulated some amazing relationships with these companies and are always notified about impending job vacancies. These companies trust VanityX deliver a high standard of training, ensuring our students continue to be successful when applying for a position.

We offer a variety of work experience to all students during and after their training. With many students gaining experience in Fashion, Editorial, TV and Film makeup.

We offer ongoing student support which continues long after you finish at VanityX. We take a keen interest in our students overall well being and even have mindfulness classes incorporated into some of our courses.

Our overall goal is to create a safe and inspiring atmosphere that embraces the individuality and creativity of our students.