Franchise Opportunities with Smudge Hair & Make Up Academy

Smudge Hair & Make Up Academy is an internationally accredited academy with a stellar reputation and huge social media following. Founded in Cape Town in 2014, the Academy is an extremely successful and sustainable business.

After many requests for branches in other areas, Smudge Hair & Make Up Academy is franchising their business model and opportunities are available in the following areas:



Port Elizabeth


What does the franchise offer?

It’s a unique business model with multiple income streams. It offers high quality hands-on training courses using exceptional techniques and unique work, as well as specialised products. The emphasis is on quality and mentorship, learning exceptional techniques from talented beauty teachers. Courses are offered to the general public as well as to salons and beauty service providers. The Academy teaches sustainable skills that are in high demand and can successfully launch students into their choice of career.

What accreditation does the Franchise have?

The Franchise is nationally accredited with the QCTO, and internationally accredited with City & Guilds, ITEC and the VTCT (London). Approval and registration from the Department of Higher Education and Training in South Africa is under way.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for self-starters with a big appetite for new challenges, who are passionate about maintaining high standards. Our ideal franchisee is imaginative, creative and astute, brave enough to break the mould with new ideas, but focused on careful attention to detail and brand management.

What courses are offered at Smudge Hair & Make-Up Academy?

• City & Guilds International Diploma in Hairdressing

• Certificate in cutting hair

• Certificate in hairstyling

• Hairdressing, barbering and make-up courses

• ITEC Certificate in Barbering

• ITEC Certificate in Make-Up

• ITEC Certificate in Eyelash Extensions

• ITEC Diploma in Barbering

• ITEC Diploma in Nail Technology

• ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage

• ITEC International Diploma in Hair, Photographic & Media Make-Up

• ITEC Beauty Specialist Diploma

• Bridal Make-Up Course

• Airbrush Make-Up Course

Does this sound like a great opportunity for you?

To find out more contact Kristy Cochius on


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