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The Makeup Academy is a modern make-up school, located in the centre of Sofia on Iskar 24 Street. We offer intensive 2 week and part-time professional make-up courses in groups or individual lessons all year round. We believe the best type of learning comes from intensive training in small classes by experienced tutors who are active within the industry. We at The Makeup Academy are committed to providing an exceptional level of education and show full make-up demos to our students to put the theory into practice. We use only the best products by brands like MAC, Kryolan, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Jeffree Star Cosmetics and many others in our studio. To develop the skills of our students we offer them the opportunity to participate in various make-up events and find out about new jobs.

The Makeup Academy is founded by Tanya Hristova, a professional make-up artist and educator. Tanya is a graduate of The London School of Beauty and Makeup and London Makeup School. She has a lot of experience as a beauty & sfx make-up artist working for MAC Cosmetics, videos, tv shows, fashion shows & weddings in Bulgaria and the UK.

Why should I choose The Makeup Academy?


We run small classes to make sure every student’s needs are met. This ensures plenty of attention and one-to-one focus! 



We offer 2 week full time, part time and individual make-up courses. We also run courses on demand if our course dates do not suit your schedule. Whether you have a full time job, or have other commitments that prevent you from attending our normal timetable, we can accommodate you. A unique future of The Makeup Academy is that we can tailor our courses to your particular needs. Just give us a call and tell us what you want to learn!



We don’t rely on old textbooks to do our job for us. We are all about the show & teach approach! Each lesson at The Makeup Academy features a full make-up demo. This way our students can see the perfect make-up application step by step.



Our students have the opportunity to use more than 80 of the best make-up brands in the world. This huge variety of products ensures students learn what they like and what is needed to build the perfect kit.



We are located in the centre of Sofia on Iskar street 24. You can easily reach us by public transport or by car.