Melbourne’s Premier Beauty Academy

Tamarua Beauty Academy


Tamarua Beauty Academy

Our highly sought after, expert teaching staff that have been working first hand in the industry for many years whilst winning countless awards have put the Tamarua Beauty Academy at the forefront of the beauty industry.
There are many components that come together to ensure a successful career in beauty and at the Tamarua Beauty Academy we ensure you are taught everything you need to guarantee that success.
Our class sizes are intentionally kept small and intimate to ensure you get all the personal attention and tutelage you deserve. We provide classes that range from beginner and intermediate makeup application through to advanced and expert makeup classes, as well as spray tanning application and other specialty courses.
At the conclusion of the course every student will receive a professionally photographed photo shoot to help kick start their portfolio, as well as being provided ongoing support and advice to aid in your success.
With testimonials from past students too numerous to mention on the high quality of our classes, many have commented that these were by far the best classes they had ever attended and many expressing their pride at having completed their training with The Tamarua Beauty Academy.
Feel free to give us a call for a quick chat or if you have any questions about any of our services.

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Maggie Tamarua


Originating from humble beginnings doing my own make up as a TV presenter, it’s taught me the importance and difference a skilled make up and beauty professional can make.

Obtaining my formal training through Napoleon Perdis , I then went on to work for Napoleon for a further 6 years. Following the completion of my time with Napoleon, freelancing as a wedding makeup artist became my focus and this has continued to be my passion for a further 8 years to date. During this time I have experienced an overwhelming demand, currently booking 80 – 100 weddings a year, with the demand constantly growing for my services I have developed Tamarua Beauty Academy .

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Whilst enjoying a long and highly awarded career in the beauty industry (most recently the back to back 2013 and 2014 Makeup Artist of the year at the ABIA Awards), I possess a strong passion for creating a breathtaking look for the most memorable day of your life. Every Bride is different, and the look I create will be designed to capture the essence and beauty that is uniquely yours. 

My skills as a makeup artist have not being limited to bridal parties. I have had success within the industry creating glamorous fashion looks for countless red carpet events such as The Brownlow Awards and The Logie Awards. My work has been featured in various magazines such as Girlfriend Magazine, Melbourne Bridal and Fashion World to name a few.

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We are committed to providing ongoing support for all our graduated students through our online private forum. We offer students ongoing Master Classes, Refresher Classes and Bonus Photo shoots to assist students in building a strong portfolio demonstrating their unique style and passion as an artist.

Master Classes

As artists, we are always growing and learning. Our Master class Series are developed in collaboration with a selection of Australia’s top freelance makeup artists.

Refresher Classes

The makeup industry is very rewarding and exciting and always changing. Once you leave the school, it’s very important to stay up to date with current techniques and refine your skills by practicing, attending different master classes and refresher classes.

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Express Makeup Course

After much demand we are now introducing a day Express makeup Course.
This short course will consist of 8 makeup lessons, 1 hair lesson and a professional photo-shoot.

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X factor 2014 Makeup

Tamarua Beauty Academy’s advanced student Tania did the makeup for X factor group Trinity. Tania worked on a professional photo-shoot with the group.

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Big Brother 2013 Tahan Makeup

Big Brother 2013 Tahan Makeup Makeup by A.B.I.A  Award winning makeup artist Maggie Tamarua and Director of the Tamarua Beauty Academy. One of many fashion photo shoots with Nat V photography which also featured Tully from Big Brother.

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Beginners Makeup Class

Due to popular demand, we have added a second Beginners Makeup class to July. We recommend booking early as most evening classes are at full capacity (night will only run with 3 students or more). All recent inquiries will have course criteria sent to them today.

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