Our Team

We believe in not only educating but also coaching to bring the best out of our students, and that is why MLA has the most remarkable tutors who are at the top of their field. Students will be learning from beauty experts who are trained to prepare you for working within the beauty industry.

Nancy is the Founder & Creative Director at Make-up London Academy. She holds a (BA) in Human Resources Management & Marketing, and she has over 15 years experience in the beauty and fashion industry. Before MLA, Nancy had a career as a Brand Manager at Harrods and was a business developer for Skin Clinics at Harley Street. She has also developed and launched her own PRO cosmetic line in 2014.


Nancy is part of the beauty council board at Style Magazine, she has been interviewed by Capital FM, Metro News, Google News “Entrepreneur Women”, London College of Fashion to name a few. She is also linked to many universities research findings in the UK, her recent studies covered, “ UK Consumer behaviour in the Beauty industry” for the Metropolitan University. She headed many fashion shows around the globe and her entrepreneurial knowledge is now used to equip MLA students .

Based in London, Loren is an accomplished and Creative make-up artist in all aspects of fashion, editorial, TV/Film and lifestyle make-up. Her creativity and innovation way to teach students make her a passionate artist and tutor. Recognised for her professionalism, ideas and experience in the beauty and fashion industry help her to land amazing creative jobs to add to her portfolio. She is a fully qualified make-up artist since 2010, with PTTLS training course under her belt.


She lead the team at Edinburgh International Fashion Festival, Make-up artists at Pinewood Studios (Harry Potter Set) Make-up Artists for X-Factor UK Has worked on TV adverts (Walla Hair). Loren has also lead the team for CYO & Boots launch event in the UK Cosmopolitan Fash Fest – Cosmopolitan Magazine, for London Fashion Week and  Miss Continental for 2 consecutive years.


The looks she creates aspire to always create reaction and spark emotion.

Worked and trained by the powerful duo Pixiwoo – Samantha Chapman and her sister Nicola, nominated at the Face Awards by NYX Cosmetics and recognised by Instagram famous personalities as Huda Beauty, Claire first took an interest in beauty and creative makeup between 2010, and 2012 after attending many intensive makeup courses. She then went on and started up her You Tube channel in 2015.


Claire has worked as a full time Body art & make-up tutor in several make-up schools and academies in the UK and Greece. She also works as a freelance make-up artist doing bridal, editorial, and theatrical makeup for music videos and live performance. She keeps challenging her love of art through her online face & Body painting tutorials, focusing on improving her skills by drawing her inspiration from Fantasy and 3D FX artists such us Nelly Recchia.

Sofia is Freelance Makeup artist & Hair specialist based in London, She is a highly active industry influencer working with many commercial brands, photographers, designers and models with work seen in several magazines, print, fashion shows, newspapers, television.


Sofia was asked back by the Makeup London Academy, where she trained, to become one of the visiting lecturers, and to teaching Asian Bridal, Arabic Bridal and Fashion photographic workshops, which is true testament to her talent. She loves to use her creativity to support others starting in the industry.