The FIRST MUD STUDIO in South Africa
Make-Up Designory (MUD) was founded in 1997 in North Hollywood, California, bringing quality education and products to the make-up artist community. This 16 year old brand has proudly monopolised the professional make-up industry with its world class training facilities and high performance products and is now making its mark in South Africa. Brenda Botha is the owner of MUD South Africa and is on a winning streak with MUD in our beauty industry.
Brenda has a passion for the beauty industry and believes that MUD is the perfect partner for a professional make-up artist, image consultant, student and beauty salons. She has made a significant impact in the South African Beauty Industry in the last 3 years by providing MUD Products and training to major beauty salons and training institutions as part of their make-up services and various make-up training facilities. Today, we have seven MUD Distributors in South Africa in major provinces.
MUD International has now awarded SA the rights to open THE MUD STUDIO. This is a huge accomplishment for MUD in South Africa as we have grown the footprint in the market and MUD has awarded us with this privilege to conduct training under the international accredited courses.
Los Angeles and New York are the first training centres that lead the accredited courses. MUD Studios located globally bring world class education to you worldwide. At MUD, we are dedicated to providing valuable training in the fundamentals of study. Each year, our schools train hundreds of students from around the world in a variety of make-up specialties. Whether a student chooses the intricacies of prosthetics or the delicacy of beauty make-up, Make-Up Designory prepares the student to begin a journey as a make-up artist.
MUD STUDIO CONCEPT
Based on MUD’s highly successful curriculum and teaching style, MUD Studio courses were developed to meet the growing demand for quality make-up education. MUD Studio’s operated outside the United States by licensees – offer the same studio classes at stand-alone facilities. With an educational classroom, the experience evolves from make-up enthusiast workshops to pro level classes – eventually allowing the student to join the ranks of MUD certified artists or continue their education Each Studio has at least one classroom and a retail space.
The retail space is a sleek new make-up boutique that provides the customer with a unique educational retail experience. MUD certified make-up artists and educators give knowledge to the customer as soon as they walk through the door. From the retail floor, customers are invited to attend weekend and evening seminars.
MUD BRAND – AN EDUCATED APPROACH TO MAKE-UP.
All MUD make-up and tools go through a rigorous testing process in challenging, real-world situations, from the harsh conditions of a remote film location to the bright lights of Broadway. Through this trial by fire, MUD continues to perfect each product until they see consistently exceptional results. Only then, does it receive the “MUD-Certified” stamp of approval. It’s all about honest performance. MUD believes the true purpose of make-up is to correct, cover and conceal. From our award-winning mascara to our creamy foundations, luxurious lipsticks to our silky eye shadows, each of the distinctive products performs as it’s meant to: precisely and beautifully.
At MUD, creating honest make-up products and providing quality education has been our passion for the past decade. “We plan to stay loyal to that tradition. That’s what makes us different from other make-up brands. We conduct rigorous testing for our MUD line of products through industry experts and up-and-coming make-up artists at our highly regarded schools in Los Angeles and New York, to ensure we meet professional standards for today and tomorrow.” says MUD International.
So whether you dare to be different, prefer polished and professional or simply want an all-natural look, MUD promises quality, long-lasting wearability, flawless application and radiantly accurate colour. With systematic lines, precision tools, how-to guides and insider tips, we’ve eliminated the frustrating guesswork. Just simple, smart, versatile make-up. No wonder MUD has been the expert choice of make-up professionals for the past decade.
The opening of THE MUD STUDIO marks a revolution in makeup artistry industry in South Africa. Whereby students will be equipped with the skill sand tools to work internationally on the same level as the most senior artists. All students qualifying at THE MUD STUDIO will be able to work confidently in the field they have chosen.
Kits are designed for each course and each class you take builds your kit. Inside the kit, you will find the MUD make-up, course books, and other printed material needed to complete the course. Also, each kit contains a course completion application and unique serial number. This number allows us to track the student and insure they receive the appropriate certification.
Student studying the MUD curriculum will be certified and issued their qualifications via the head office in USA Los Angeles.
MUD SOUTH AFRICA
The MUD STUDIO Launch event was held on 4 June. Attended by celebrities and local press, being introduced to the MUD Studio offering and international training curriculum. The Director of Education, Treasurer of MUD, Paul Thompson and Director of Operations for MUD International Troy Watson attended the launch in South Africa and were welcomed warmly for thie knowledge on the brand. We truly appreciate their time and efforts and will ensure the MUD Brand is held in high esteem as it is around the world.
Shop 53, Morning Glen Mall
Cnr Bowling Ave & Kelvin Drive, Gallo Manor, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Contact 011 656 0120, email@example.com