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After 17 years of working tirelessly in the beauty and bridal makeup industry, Melissa recognised a gap in the makeup education space. Making it her mission to fill that gap with a new concept, Melissa Sassine is proud to launch The Academy; created for beginners seeking to nourish their passion and turn new skills into a successful career. The Academy also welcomes established makeup artists looking to further their education. No other school in Sydney offers modules that cover everything from colour theory, application, in house work experience, all the way to social media and learning how to promote your business to get the work you want.


The Space
Melissa Sassine The Academy is a makeup artist’s heaven. The perfect location for getting creative, the space boasts everything an artist needs to feel inspired. Clean white lines, fresh natural light and a modern fit out to accommodate both artists and clients.


The Location
Based in Bass Hill, students and clients enjoy an easy to access location and ample parking.


The Courses
You can choose to take a one on one course, or take part in a 6 week, 3 nights a week full time course that take place in the evenings from Monday to Wednesday’s 6.30pm -9.30pm. For all details on all our upcoming workshops, master classes and full time makeup courses email:



Full Time 6 week night course 4th September 2017 to 11th October 2017

Schedule: Monday to Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:30pm SOLD OUT ( Request standby)

Full Time 6 week night course 23rd October 2017 to 29th November 2017

Schedule: Monday to Wednesday, 6:30pm to 9:30pm PLACES AVAILABLE ( Request info )

Melissa Sassine


Bridal Bootcamps are a one day intensive course designed for the makeup professional looking to take their business to the next level. The bootcamp covers the behind the scenes knowledge you need to run  an effective business including social media marketing, administration, and managing your bookings, as well as advanced bridal makeup skills to create the flawless finish your clients will love. Register your interest here.