Cassie Lomas Makeup Academy established in 2010 has excelled in excellence in the short time since its launch and produced some of today’s finest artists working in the industry in the UK and beyond.

Cassie Lomas

Who is Cassie Lomas?


Beginning her career almost 20 years ago, Cassie started out in front of the camera before realising that makeup artistry was a job she had true passion for. Fast forward to today, Cassie is now working as one of the UK’s leading Artists in her field, after relocating to London in 2002 and working relentlessly to establish herself as a well respected artist in the world of Music, Fashion and Celebrities. Cassie has regularly painted some of the world’s most famous faces from Lady Gaga with whom she completed a World tour, Iggy Azalea who is a much loved client of Cassie’s shooting Music Videos and travelling the world as part of her glam team, to some icons in the UK such as Yasmin Le Bon, Twiggy, Spice Girls Melanie C and Emma Bunton, Rebecca Ferguson, Coleen Rooney, Rita Ora and Ellie Goulding…the list goes on. Cassie has also worked with much loved Artists from the USA such as Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Jordan Sparks and Chris Brown.

Flying around the world as a famous Make Up Artist has its perks but for Cassie the main one is being able to pass on her skills and knowledge through her Academy, originally based in Manchester City Centre and now with courses available throughout the UK on her CLMA Tour launching in 2017. The aim is to help mould careers of aspiring Make Up and Hair Stylists who want a professional career in the industry with the advice of someone who has experienced the hard work and dedication it takes. Being a makeup Artist is an amazing Career and Cassie wanted to help others experience the thrill of the job she has been lucky enough to have, with her expertise knowledge and ongoing help. 

Cassie’s versatility has allowed her to work on a range of projects from working with celebrities and music videos, to fashion and advertising campaigns. Although her work is mainly in photography, Cassie also works on many TV shows, as well as preparing clients for red carpet events. Cassie has also led the makeup team at London Fashion week for the designer Clements Ribiero, which has so far been the pinnacle of her career.

Working with leading photographers such as Max Abadian, Rankin and Simon Emmett and designing the makeup on advertising campaigns ranging from Julian McDonald to Adidas has ensured Cassie is certainly known for being a go to trusted Makeup Artist. Music is where her career began and she has shot videos with some of the finest Directors around and all over the world from Brazil, to India and back to her favourite location, Manchester.

Having worked as a brand ambassador since 2007 and currently working alongside ‘B’ is for Beautiful, the Superdrug own brand, Cassie is regularly sought after to provide expert tips, quotes and advice for glossy magazines and online beauty pages. With several appearances on TV to help the non-professionals keep their make up bag in fashion, Cassie most recently filmed beauty videos for “Lorraine Kelly” on ITV, as well as starring as part of the ‘Style Team’ in the daytime ITV show “Star Treatment”!

Although Cassie undertakes a wide spectrum of work she is best known for her flawless, iridescent skin and modern pretty aesthetic. She has a beautifully fresh and modern approach to makeup.

In all the glamour of private jets and the celebrity lifestyle Cassie’s true love and focus is her Makeup Academy CLMA. Based back where it all started for her, in 2010 Cassie opened this high end, fashion MakeUp school, teaching at the standard she feels that everyone should have access to, even if they cannot get to London. Cassie Lomas Makeup Academy has firmly established itself as the place to train in the North West and we are now extending this countrywide. Cassie prides herself on its outstanding reputation and ongoing success driven by her passion to help those kids who are as focused as she once was and still is. Cassie remains a highly demanded Make Up Artist working freelance all over the world, as well as running CLMA and her MUA agency ‘Creatives’.

“Makeup knowledge is one thing, turning it into your Art is another. I wake up wanting to go to work and every day I learn something new. I strive to be as good as I can and progress to the top, there is always more to achieve!”

The Academy


We want you to learn in an environment that mirrors your future. Our studio is designed to give you the freedom to grow as an artist in a professional studio setting. With a separate classroom for tutorials and work stations for practice we set the scene for success.

We have an extensive make up kit for use by all students which allows you to experiment further than your own kits and enables you to keep costs low by using our product as well as your own.

We have our own photographic studio on site where you will shoot images with professional photographers and models to start building your portfolio.

We pride ourselves on our informal but business like attitude and family feel. Whilst we want you to have 100% commitment and hard work, we expect the highest standards so be prepared, we want you to also enjoy your learning and have fun whilst making new friends and future contacts.


Make up is a rapidly evolving sector and requires constant adaptation to be relevant and achieve the highest standard of work. Here at CLMA we change the pace as fast as it happens to ensure our teachings  are ahead of the game and to the highest level possible. For attention to detail there is no one who can compete with our teaching schedule in the field of Fashion Make Up Schools due to Cassie’s involvement at every stage.

CLMA has an outstanding Aftercare service with their Events Team and also offers a series of Masterclasses to all graduates throughout the academic year which are all free and a great way to keep evolving and remain inspired by having that ongoing access to leading industry specialists.

Who Teaches Us?

The BEST that the industry has to offer!!!

All the tutors at CLMA are freelance and well respected in their fields. Every tutor is hand picked by Cassie and teaches her defined schedule as she would teach it herself. Although Cassie is usually found hopping on and off private jets all over the globe you will be under her close watch and teachings when she takes your class at the academy.

All tutors are open to offering the opportunity for students to assist them so take advantage of it and make yourself stand out from the crowd to secure your chance.

Will I Get A Job?

Yes, if you work hard then nothing can get in the way of your success but only you can define that. CLMA are renowned for their aftercare service, leading events team full of talented graduates and most recently the Creatives Agency launched by Cassie herself representing the hot talent emerging from the academy as well as the best tutors and outside talent that is on offer.

If you go to University nothing guarantees you a job on graduation and Make Up is the same. We can however assure you that at CLMA it is in our interest to help you into work to continue our success story and remain the market leader. We are here for you for your whole career, not just the time you spend on the course.

Where is CLMA?

We are based at:
45 Newton Street
Northern Quarter
M1 1FT

This is a 9 minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Train Station and an approximate 5 minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Bus Station.