The Academy provides a total education in the Art and Science of professional Makeup
Artistry or Image Management and offers the most up-to-date, comprehensive courses available for students, cosmetologists, aestheticians, and those looking for a new exciting creative career. It is ideal for the aspiring artist who cannot take 4-6 months off from work for makeup training. The courses are designed to give a maximum education in the minimum amount of time. Each class session features a lecture, demonstrations and intensive hands-on practice with live models.
Our studio has an “On Set” atmosphere with your comfort in mind. Specializing in small classes to ensure the most personal attention in the development of our students talent. Students participate in Photoshoots and Video Productions.
The Freedom to do what you want to do when you want to do it ? Set your own hours ?
The Independence to earn what you think you’re worth ? Build you own future ? To have unlimited earning potential ?
The Success to have your own business ? Enjoy income and prestige as a professional in the beauty field ? Help others to have self-esteem and self-confidence ?
Barbara Layne, founder, president and instructor of The Academy, is a leading authority in the development of cosmetics and skin care, makeup artistry, image consulting, nutrition and exercise. As CEO and president of Lady Layne Professional Cosmetics, her mastery of makeup application has earned her international acclaim as one of Hollywood most accomplished makeup artists. Ms. Layne has worked with many celebrities and her client list includes professionals, governments and Fortune 500 companies.
Due to the demand for her talents, and her love of mentoring and developing other people into successful careers… The Academy was born! Please review her background and credits on the Founder web page.
We support the following Women Charities:
- Safe Passage Helping abused women and their children
- Homes For Life Foundation Homes for the homeless
- Walden House Women Health & Wellness
- Helping Women with Cancer Look Good Feel Better
- Say Yes To The Dress & Boyz At Their Best –Teens in Foster Care
- Working Wardrobes From 2Crisis to self-Sufficiency
- Phoenix Society For Burn Survivors