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Face to Face Beauty & Make-up Design School (Pty) Ltd, was established in 1965 and is the longest established specialist training academy in beauty, make-up design and special effects in South Africa, offering leading, recognized and accredited qualifications in accordance with the national and international requirements.

About Face To Face


Where is Face To Face Beauty & Make-up Design School situated?

West Rand Branch:  6 Kingfisher street, Horizon Office Park, Roodepoort 1724 (Opposite Horizon View shopping Centre)

Houghton Branch:  Isle of Houghton Harrow court 1, Corner of Boundary and Carse O’Gawrie Road, Houghton

What qualifications do I need to study make-up?

Applicants must have completed grade 10 and be 17 years or older.  A grade 12 certificate is preferred.  Applicants under 18 years of age will be required to attend a preliminary interview accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  Applicants need no prior makeup or art experience to apply.  Courses cover all basics necessary.  There is no maximum age limit for applicants.  Talent is not limited by age!

What qualifications do I need to study beauty therapy?

Applicants must have completed a Matric (Grade 12) or an level 4 equivalent.  Learners need to contact the academy to book an enrollment interview with the registrar where all the courses and procedures will be explained to the learner and their sponsor.

Does Face To Face Beauty & Make-up Design School offer bursaries?

Unfortunately, we do not offer bursaries.

What is an International Accreditation?

Face to Face Beauty & Make-up Design School, is recognized and accredited by all the national and international professional accreditation and membership organizations, including the Services Seta (3725), ITEC, and CITY & GUILDS.

On completion of any of the full training programmes our learners will have the opportunity to write the international membership examinations which will give them an opportunity to work abroad.  Our national accreditation is through the Services Seta.

What is the job description of a Make-up Artist?

A Make-up Artist is responsible for visually transforming people’s appearance via make-up, paint, wigs, and other accessories.  Make-up Artists have the ability to determine the correct material and application according to lighting, setting and physical facial features.

What is the job description of a Beauty Therapist?

Beauty Therapists perform various non-medical face and body treatments using their knowledge of skin biology, skin physiology and cosmetic chemistry.  They provide skin and hair removal treatments, massage therapy, as well as manicures and pedicures.

How do I enrol?

Please contact or 061 588 8148 or simply click on “Enroll now” and we will get back to you with all the necessary information and assistance to help you enroll for the perfect course.


“Our experience with Face to Face has been wonderful and I would most definitely recommend this tertiary institute to anyone looking to further their careers in the Beauty and Make up industry.” – Daniel De La Rey


“What an amazing school, I absolutely loved doing my make-up course at Face to Face.  The teachers were so amazing and so helpful and friendly all the time.  Would highly recommend this school.” – Marissa Small


“My tyd by Face to Face was rerig n wonderlike ervaaring, elke day het ons net meer en meer geleer.  Die skool het wonderlike onderwysers wat wertlik glo in hulle student.” – Yuane viljioen

“I recently attended the eyelash extension course, it was very informative and I learned a lot from my lecturers and would definitely recommend this college.” – Tshepo Muvale



“I studied at Face to Face completing my diploma in makeup artistry, and wasn’t this a wonderful time.  The knowledge I acquired is irreplaceable and for that I will be forever grateful.  I truly recommend face to face for anyone interested in the world of makeup.” – Dan Thompson


“I had the privilege of studying beauty therapy at Face to Face and I am so thankful to the staff as well as my teachers for my excellent training and a head start in the industry.” – Marone´ Akkerman


“My daughter studied at Face to Face, and wasn’t I surprised. Their attention to detail and to the students’ needs is outstanding and highly recommendable.  She received amazing training as well as knowledge to help her build a successful career. Many thanks.” – Judy Van Wyk


Face To Face West Rand
Face To Face West Rand

Horison Office Park
4 & 6 Kingfisher Street
Horison Park

011 726-8144
061 588 8148




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Isle Of Houghton
Harrow Court 1
Corner of Boundary and Carse O' Gowrie Road
011 726-8166
086 503 7716