Training Academy & Training the next generation of Beauty professionals

Develop your skills
In the beauty industry

Training the next generation of Beauty Professionals 

Who We Are

PYGMENT has been working hard for the last number of years, researching, training and understanding modern beauty. We are now ready to offer and deliver the knowledge to other professionals and students within our industry. Our academy is current, forward thinking and technologically on point. We can guarantee within the PM and Beauty industry our courses not only give you a reputable starting point but to be part of our culture and ever growing family. We want our style and quality and above all working practices being delivered throughout other developing business. Our message is we know what we are doing. Our practices are clean, safe and legal. First and foremost client safety and beauty is priority. We believe in great service knowledge technique and serenity.

We are the number 1 provider of Permanent Makeup and advanced beauty training in Northern Ireland. We empower our students and graduates with the upmost knowledge, skill, support structure and most of all passion and integrity to be the best they can as highly skilled therapists.

"I would consider myself a dedicated professional within the permanent makeup and beauty industry. My philosophy is that beauty radiates inside and out. So I have made my life-long ambition to start an academy so I can share my passion for the PM and beauty world. I have trained throughout UK and Europe learning from senior teachers and instructors passing on their knowledge to me which will surely benefit you and put you on the right path to be as successful as I have become. There is no shortcut within the industry that's why proper training and grounding from the start is the keystone to your success.  I have personally researched and designed all our courses to ensure they have the content and knowledge you will require giving you the edge over competitors. I can assure you that you will leave my academy with confidence, skill, ability, knowledge and above all my ongoing support to help with your development"

Orlagh Maye
Founder & CEO

Treatments

Carried out over 1000 permanent makeup eyebrows alone. First to offer BB glow in Northern Ireland.

Professional

Developing the next generation of advanced elite beauty professionals.

Training

Providing small intimate group training in different locations throughout UK.

Why Choose

Our focus is to turn you into a  
confident
professional
highly skilled
  within the beauty industry.

We are committed to the ongoing success of our students.

  • Fully accredited courses
  • Insurable by ABT insurance
  • Discount with ABT insurance
  • Work on live models
  • Equipment and products available to buy from Pygment
  • Ongoing support and Marketing advice
  • No previous experience needed for makeup beginners courses

It's Time to

Choose Your Course

Permanent Makeup for Beginners

Hair Stroke and Hair Stroke with Shading

This course is fully accredited by ABT insurance.

3-day intensive course, the classes are small and intimate with a maximum of 4 students to allow students to learn quickly and effectively.

Kit included – . Digital Nano needle machine and ring light supplied with course and for you to take away and start your very own PM business. This will go along side your starter packs for at least 20 clients.

Objective – Learn theory of permanent makeup.  The practical techniques of hair stroke eyebrows, hair-stroke with shading and be confident in treating clients. 

Course Price – £3500
introductory offer £3000

Day 1 – Introduction and Theory 10am-6pm 

  • Health and safety 
  • Skin structure and lymphatic system 
  • Colour theory 
  • Fitzpatrick scale and pigment selection
  • Needle types, depth and pressure
  • Contraindications and considerations
  • Operating the PM machine

Lunch provided by PYGMENT 

  • How to create eyebrow patterns with hair-strokes and shading
  • Visual demonstration
  • Work on imitation skin
  • Client consultation

Day 2 – Eyebrow Design 10am-6pm 

  • Preparing for treatment 
  • Healing 
  • Aftercare and advice for your client 
  • Eyebrow measurement techniques
  • More work on imitation skin
  • Live demonstration carried out by Orlagh Maye

Lunch provided by PYGMENT 

  • Consultation 
  • Students work on live models
  • Question time 

Day 3 – Eyebrow Design 10am-6pm 

  • Recap on all course work 
  • Practical assessment – Live models

Lunch provided by PYGMENT 

  • Theory test 
  • Insurance information and case study
  • Marketing and Photography
  • No previous beauty qualifications are required for this beginner course.

  • Students must provide their own models and bring a camera (can be a good quality smart phone).

  • You will also be required to take an online bloodborne pathogens course. This is not included in your course cost. The course is online and costs £24.95+VAT.

Please see this link:  https://www.protrainings.eu/courses/85-tattoo-and-beauty-therapy-infection-control

Students must complete 10 case studies after the 3 day course and send to Pygment Academy before receiving accredited certification. Case studies will be 10 before and after images of clients. The case studies must be sent to the academy within 6 months of course completion. 

  • 24th, 25th and 26th March 2019 @ Orlagh Maye Salon, Lurgan
  • 28th, 29th and 30th April 2019 @ Orlagh Maye Salon, Lurgan
  • 26th, 27th and 28th May 2019 @ Orlagh Maye Salon, Lurgan

Learn 121 with Orlagh Maye

Permanent makeup for beginners – Hair Stroke and Hair Stroke with Shading

This course is fully accredited by ABT insurance.

If working in a group or a class environment does not appeal to you then why not check out our one to one course. On this course, Orlagh Maye will train you privately for three days. This is an intensive course and includes the following.

3-day intensive course thought on a one to one basis with Orlagh Maye. You will have the added benefit of Orlagh’s full attention which will help any student that feels they train better in this environment.  It will only be you and Orlagh for a full one to one training for 3 intensive days. PYGMENT will supply your models. 

If working in a group or a class environment does not appeal to you then why not check out our one to one course. On this course, Orlagh Maye will train you privately for three days. This is an intensive course and includes the following. 

Kit included – . Digital Nano needle machine and ring light supplied with course and for you to take away and start your very own PM business. This will go along side your starter packs for at least 20 clients. 

Dates – Anytime that suits you

Course Price – £4500

Day 1 – Introduction and Theory 10am-6pm 

  • Health and safety 
  • Skin structure and lymphatic system 
  • Colour theory 
  • Fitzpatrick scale and pigment selection
  • Needle types, depth and pressure
  • Contraindications and considerations
  • Operating the PM machine

Lunch provided by PYGMENT 

  • How to create eyebrow patterns with hair-strokes and shading
  • Visual demonstration
  • Work on imitation skin
  • Client consultation

Day 2 – Eyebrow Design 10am-6pm 

  • Preparing for treatment 
  • Healing 
  • Aftercare and advice for your client 
  • Eyebrow measurement techniques
  • More work on imitation skin
  • Live demonstration carried out by Orlagh Maye

Lunch provided by PYGMENT 

  • Consultation 
  • Students work on live models
  • Question time 

Day 3 – Eyebrow Design 10am-6pm 

  • Recap on all course work 
  • Practical assessment – Live models

Lunch provided by PYGMENT 

  • Theory test 
  • Insurance information and case study
  • Marketing and Photography 

Models will be provided for this one to one training experience.

BB Glow & MTS Training

To equip the student with the necessary professional skills to confidently perform Water Shine Covered BB Glow  & Micro needling  treatment.

Benefits – Learn the Hottest Korean Facial treatment – BB glow facial treatment remains  one of the most requested skin treatments  in Korean beauty clinics this year. It shows instant results after 1 – 2 sessions.  Your clients will have an immediate rejuvenation skin brightening for up to 4 months after this MTS (Micro Needle Therapy System).  Using a micro needling device and KFDA approved 100% organic effective EGF serums (epidermal growth factor) and colour serum components that brighten the skin, giving a soft glossy effect. 

Course duration – This is a one day course, 8 hour day. The course will have a maximum of 4 students per class. 

Prerequisites – The course we will be offering will be for existing:

  • NVQ Level 3 Beauty or equivalent
  • Nurse/Dental Nurse
  • Dentist – or dental practitioner
  • Micropigmentation with Level 3 A&P

Certification – Information Coming Soon

  • Training only: £599
  • Training with BBGLOW kit, including MTS handpiece needles:  £1100

 

Monday April 1st 10am-6pm 
Monday April 15th 10am-6pm 

Dermaplaning with Vacuum Therapy

Learn the dermaplaning non-invasive method of physical exfoliation. This treatment consists of using a sterile surgical 10-gauge scalpel placed at a 45-degree angle used in gentle swift strokes to scrape off the top-most layer of dulling dead skin cells and vellus hair in order to reveal a smoother, brighter, younger looking complexion. Also on this course gain the knowledge behind mechanical lymphatic drainage treatment, known as Vacuum Suction. This treatment stimulates a sluggish lymphatic system and aids the removal of waste products draining lymph from the tissues, improving the colour and appearance of the skin.

Training includes vacuum suction and lymphatic drainage training.

 

  • Nationally recognised level 3 in Beauty Therapy 
  • VTCT Level 4 in micropigmentation 
  • Nationally recognised level 2 or 3 in A&P alongside an ABT accredited Microblading qualification

1 day course, 8 hour day. 

Information coming soon 

  • Training and kit: £650
    • 20 sterile disposable blades
    • 5 sheet masks  
  • Training with kit including vacuum suction machine: £1000
                                    
                                    

Sunday March 31st 10am-6pm
Sunday may 5th 10am -6pm

Courses to Launch in 2019

Ombre Lip Blush

May 2019

Permanent Makeup

Coming Soon

Powder Brows

June 2019

Permanent Makeup

Coming Soon

Elite Brows

July 2019

Eyebrow Tinting, Threading & Sculpting

Coming Soon

Lash Extensions

August 2019

for Beginners

Coming Soon

3-6 D Lash Extensions

September 2019

for Professionals

Coming Soon

Lash Enhancement

October 2019

Eyeliner Techniques in Permanent Makeup

Coming Soon

Benefits of Our Courses

We believe in training students who are serious about taking their skills to the next level. The academy prefers to train students with a genuine interest in the beauty industry, and who are serious about their education and career. Therefore our training classes will only have motivated, passionate and eager to learn students. 

Learn the most sought after advanced beauty treatments requested by clients today.  Our belief is that technology enables our students to be the best within the industry, our courses will teach you the skills you need to compete with the best.

BEST PM TECHNOLOGY

Not only being trained and guided with the best PM technology, Nano gives you the ability and confidence to replicate real natural hair strokes. So if you are beginning your journey and starting into a PM career this technology will enable you to achieve the results required without the worry of repair work. GIVING YOU CONFIDENCE but most of all you give your clients beautiful results consistently.

INFORMATION PACKED CLASSES

Once you complete your first beginners course you will be able to book more courses at a reduced rate. Being trained by a reputable company like us will give you acceptability within the industry you will observe Orlagh completing a live model. Our course is very hands on, meaning you walk away confident enough to work on your own case studies.

TRAINING

Training courses will take place in modern, accessible locations to suit student’s requirements. Overnight accommodation can be provided at reduced rates. You can make a return on your investment after just 10 clients – If each treatment costs your client £300 (average price point. Be trained by an industry respected trainer, extremely high stands and attention to detail is a way of life.

What You Get When You Do Your Permanent Makeup Training With Us

If working in a group or a class environment does not appeal to you then why not check out our one to one course. On this course, Orlagh Maye will train you privately for three days. This is an intensive course and includes the following.

3 days of intensive training, ongoing support, Pygment training manual, certification (on completion of case studies) and Pygment permanent makeup kit which includes a state of the art digital permanent makeup machine and everything that you will need for over 20 clients.

Lunch and tea breaks will be provided.

Benefits of Becoming a Permanent Makeup Artist

Permanent Makeup is globally the fastest growing sector within the industry. Technology is improving within an ever growing digital world.  Do you want to be part of the revolutionary treatments evolving out in salons worldwide? 

By taking the courses we offer, you will be investing in yourself and future business. 

  • PM makeup brow industry 2013 worth  £6.5m in the UK alone
  • Move forward five years the industry is worth £20m and growing rapidly.

The earning potential could be massive with the correct guidance work and dedication you put in.

For one single treatment fees are ranging from £200 – £600, this is for brows only. Imagine the other skills and training you may offer by investing in you and your business. 

Get the right start for you and your career. Train with PYGMENT. 
See a range of benefits below:

  • Work for yourself or in a business
  • Flexible hours
  • Be your own boss
  • Work in a field that brings out positive changes in people’s lives
  • Financially rewarding
  • Permanent makeup industry is not only exciting and rewarding but also very profitable
  • High levels of job satisfaction

You can literally invest £3000 for your initial course fee with us and then after 10 paying clients have as return on your investment.  

What People Say About Us

Very pleased with eyebrows. Very relaxing salon. Lovely girl.

Karen McGeown
December 14, 2018

I had a very good experience at Orlagh Mayes and would certainly recommend her salon to anyone. I’m also very pleased with the outcome of my treatment.

Aisling Dummigan
November 24, 2018

Got my semi permanent eyeliner done today and I’m so happy with it Orlagh is very professional would totally recommend this service.

Julie White
November 22, 2018

Absolutely delighted with my brows, orlagh is very professional an extremely precise with her work. Would definitely recommend.

Alison Mccaughley
November 3, 2018

Made the journey from Omagh down to Orlagh Maye Salon last Thursday for my semi permanent brow treatment and I can honestly say I would do it every day as the girl is AMAZING at her job. Such a warm welcome and made me feel so comfortable. I’m so happy with my brow and can’t wait to come back in 3 weeks. Thank you so much Orlagh 💜

Alana Ohagan
October 25, 2018

Very professional service. Delighted with my treatment. Highly recommend!

Karen McGeown
October 18, 2018

Orlagh always welcomes everyone every treatment 100 percent thank you so much.

Pauline Keegan
September 19, 2018

Really beautiful salon and Orlagh was fantastic.

Fionnuala Haughey
September 14, 2018

Very professional service, Orlagh was lovely and very attentive.. thank you so much. I am very happy with my new brows xx

Abby Muldrew
September 6, 2018

Orlagh did my make up and it was amazing. Her attention to detail was superb and she was friendly and chatty throughout! Thanks Orlagh x

Louise Berry
August 10, 2018

Lovely friendly atmosphere. Orlagh is so professional. Excellent service.

Suzanne Breen
July 28, 2018

I got semi-permanent eyebrows done by Orlagh and am over the moon with them. She is so professional and you feel very safe in her hands. Wouldn’t go anywhere else.

Kathleen Cassidy
June 26, 2018

Extremely happy with my eyebrows. Orlagh has a wealth of experience and expertise. Highly recommended.

Christine Spiers
June 28, 2018

The best salon in northern Ireland. Very good profesional peoples. High recommended.

Estelle Doran
June 5, 2018

Fabulous place gorjus people so friendly xx I love love love my eyebrows Thank you xxxxx

Kathie Keightley
May 10, 2018

Absolute first class service. Very professional, highly recommended!

Teena Doonan
March 29, 2018

I always have a great experience when I come in for treatment with Orlagh. The salon is very welcoming and relaxing and Orlagh is a lovely person and very down to earth. She is great at what she does and I always leave very happy with my results.

Natalie Cullen
Marc 29, 2018

Orlagh is a very pleasant , professional and highly skilled lady, would highly recommend, I am delighted with my eye brow tattoo treatment.

Nicola Fitzpatrick
February 28, 2018

So relaxing and first class attention from Orlagh. In the best hands 😍will be back xx

Davina Magill
November 7, 2017

First visit to Orlaghs excellent service and I'm so pleased with the results. Would definitely recommend. Staff are very welcoming.

Davina Magill
October 3, 2017

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Frequently Asked Questions

50% deposit of full the course fee must be paid when booking your course. The remaining balance must be paid in full prior to course start date.

All our courses are fully accredited and insurable. 

Models are only supplied on any one to one training courses. In any group classes you need to supply your own models or work on another student. You will be advised depending on the course you book.

Some kits are supplied depending on the course you book.

Please wear comfortable clothing, with flat shoes. A beauty tunic would be ideal but not compulsory. For practical training please have hair tied up.

Even for a student with experience within the beauty industry, you will face areas in your training that will be difficult at the beginning but in this industry the key to success is practice, practice, and practice! But, you will not be alone, you will have full contact with Orlagh Maye for ongoing support until you gain the confidence you require. Not only will you have contact with Orlagh, if you still feel you cannot pick the techniques we will arrange another practical day with you, just to give you the extra support you need. 

From the moment you pay your deposit and arrange your training dates, Pygment will post you your marketing material. Also marketing and business is provided along with our courses. 

A treatment can vary in how long it lasts depending on a number of factors like age, skin type, sun exposure but generally your client will need a top-up in approximately 18months and this doesn’t mean the pigment will have disappeared. It will still be visible up to 5 years, up to have a desired look a refill is advised after 18 months. 

We offer some payment packages depending on the course booked. For more information please contact our customers services: info@pygment.co.uk

We are based in Lurgan, Co Armagh. Our training locations are throughout UK.

If you still need help, please contact our customer service team: help@pygment.co.uk