About FX Makeup Academy

FX Makeup Academy

FX Makeup Academy locations in Dublin 2 and Blancharstown. FXMA Beauty Studio in Balbriggan.

FX Makeup Academy was set up by Makeup Artist and Tutor Emma Smith, she had a vision for a new style of teaching and wanted to share her love and passion for Makeup artistry with others.

Our fully equipped studios are based at: 64 Mount Street Lower, D2 | Main Street, Blanchardstown.

The studios can cater for up to 16 people at a time.

Award Winning

FX Makeup Academy has won three awards in just over 3 years of being open. In 2017, FX Makeup Academy won Makeup Salon of the Year in the Irish Hair and Beauty Awards. In December 2017, FX Makeup Academy won Beauty Training Academy of the Year in the Irish Beauty Industry Awards 2017. In December 2018, FX Makeup Academy won Make Team of the Year in the Irish Beauty Industry Awards 2018.


FX Makeup Academy offers Industry based ITEC Certificate & Diploma courses with international recognition – with ongoing student support – and offers students work experience within the industry. Our tutors are highly qualified/vetted and are registered with The Teaching Council of Ireland.

We have designed unique and tailormade courses for various commercial groups, one day workshops and the original Teens and Tweens Bootcamps to name a few.


At our FX Studio , the FX PRO Team offers our clients a luxury service in Makeup Artistry, Brows and Hair Styling. All of our FX PRO Team have years of experience within the makeup Industry working for major brands such as MAC, Lancome, Smashbox and many more. They have worked on TV, Film, Editorial, Photshoots, Events and Fashion Shows.


Bridal FX is run by a stellar team of Makeup Artists and Hairstylists. Our team have over 15 years of experience and offer an amazing luxury service in Bridal Makeup. Get your makeup done by the best in the industry for that special day ! Check out our Bridal Packages TODAY.