The BUFF Make Up Academy was founded by Paul Hession of Hession Hairdressing and internationally renowned make-up artist Paula Callan to offer students the fundamentals of make-up artistry, whether it is to pursue a make- up career or for themselves personally.
The 8 week course programme is designed to teach a wide range of practical and specialised skills using the latest techiques, covering the full spectrum of essential make-up skills for fashion, editorial, runway and bridal using an up-to-date approach to learning make-up within a relaxed, professional environment.
The team of professional tutors is headed up by Paula Callan who has worked with the most renowned names in fashion including Italian Vogue, Tatler, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and numerous international celebrities.
The course fees include tuition for 8 weeks, a full brush set, a selection of BUFF Make Up products and 30% off all additional BUFF Make Up products purchased for the duration of the course. The course also includes a professional photo shoot with a top photographer and models. Each successful graduate will receive a BUFF Make Up Academy Certificate.
The BUFF Make Up Academy also provides advanced master classes in fashion and editorial make up to all graduates which are over a 10 week duration.
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The time had come for something new, fresh and beautiful and of superior quality;something that would make women nationwide feel good and look good so the journey began to bring you a new luxury make up brand! In what has been the most exciting collaborations in hair and make-up in Ireland of late, Hession Hairdressing brought on board the internationally acclaimed make-up artist Paula Callan to help create a new luxurious make-up suite, extensive make-up services and their most exciting project to date, to bring you a professional make up line, BUFF Make up. The BUFF brand is continuing to grow and pick up highly coveted awards in the beauty industry along with the introduction of additional products in the BUFF Make Up range and an ever expanding BUFF PRO Make Up Team and brand ambassadors to the development of the BUFF Make Up Academy and the team of trainers.
The BUFF Make Up Suite is now open at Hessions in Clontarf Tel 01 8330110 for an appointment and the award winning BUFF Make Up range is now available to purchase online from www.buffmakeup.com and www.hessionhairdressing.com
Paula Callan is reputed as being one of Ireland’s most sought after Makeup artists and with a career that has spanned over 15 years, Paula has worked backstage at some of the world’s most prestigious fashion shows in London, Paris, Milan and New York while researching the latest ingredients and products and what combinations make outstanding performance cosmetics!
She started working as a makeup artist for an up and coming photographer and spent 5 years working freelance as both a makeup artist and a stylist before joining M.A.C. as a PRO Senior Artist. This provided Paula with the perfect platform to showcase her talent and skills, working on projects with top designers such as Alexander McQueen, D-Squared, Ghost and Philip Tracey. Constantly in hot demand her work featured in top magazines both in Ireland and abroad. Collaborations have seen her work appear in titles such as UK Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire and Irish publications such as IMAGE, Irish Tatler and U Magazine to name a few.
Paula was also responsible for orchestrating looks for The Brown Thomas International Fashion Show, The Ford Supermodel Show and MTV Music Awards in Dublin. Celebrity clients include; Scarlett Johansson, Jodi Kidd, Ruby Wax, Anna Kornacova, Sophie Dahl, Girls Aloud, Sting and Amanda Byram. A portfolio that includes names such as Helena Christiansen, Yasmin le Bon, Naomi Campbell, Heidi Klum and Rachel Hunter Paula’s number is one so definitely worth having on speed dial!
For over 20 years Paul Hession has been weaving his magic with a scissors to give style and panache to the heads of Dublin! As the son of renowned hairdressing champion Frank Hession, Paul has clearly inherited both the talent and creativity of his father, and is now fully established as one of the leading figures in Irish Hairdressing today.
Paul began his training with Vidal Sassoon in the 1980’s and since then has demonstrated his skill in the art of hairstyling through many genres from fashion to advertising to TV and music. Since taking over the family business from his father in 2001, Paul has successfully utilized his passion, creativity and experience within the salon to express his own individuality and identity and in 2009 added a second salon in Clontarf to the Hession Hairdressing portfolio encompassing everything he felt a salon should be. 2012 saw the start of a new collaboration for the family business as he adds a new make-up brand to the Hession mix and Make Up Suite.
Paul has styled for a variety of projects for Ireland’s leading magazines and newspapers, and is in constant demand to share his expertise in both private consultations and public events. His work can be seen in top Irish publications as well as British publications and he is also a regular face on top rated TV shows Off the Rails and Ireland AM and a regular contributor on radio panels. Not only that, but the salon has styled for some of the top international fashion shows in Ireland, such as Christian Dior and Stella McCartney.
In it’s second generation, Hession is a brand that is synonymous with creative, inspired, dynamic hairstyling. Founded by Frank Hession, the tradition of excellence is still growing through son Paul and daughter Susan who have been inspired by the uncompromising dedication to quality of their father and added their own flair and contemporary creativity.
It’s a formula that works: With a dedicated clientele of locals and celebrities, Hession has completely renovated the flagship salon in Drumcondra and opened a new salon in Clontarf in recent years.
Hessions like to utilize their passion, creativity and experience to express individuality and identity with both salons being everything to you that a salon should!