Makeup & Hair Academy

Glossarium is a Makeup & Hair Academy in Basel from the hand of Valeria Meier, with internationally experienced lecturers.

Valeria Meier is a renowned makeup artist originally from Brazil. After 20 Years working in the Beauty and Fashion and after 10 Years as Make-up Artist Educator and a Make-up School in Zürich and after numerous so asking about a course for a make-up artist, she started a pilot project 2 years ago before she ground Glossarium.

At the begin, she tested some different Didactic Methods and after a very rich time with my students, she started Glossarium Academy. The Point: Basel needed a good Makeup School with international Flair… So… I decided to make a great Team of named MakeUp and Hair Artists, they worked with me on different points of my life as a Makeup Artist.

Focus is the international Marketplace and a very good grounded know how to give to our students. We bring make-up artist stars like Yasmin Heinz and our students together in Switzerland and work with the best products. We love creativity and technician, and we will break the rules too!

Our Students come with her to the real Fotoshootings and some students have already a published his work on magazines, like Carol Ribas, that was under the top 20 make-up artist contestants of the Nyx face awards Switzerland 2018.


Your education at Glossarium is attractive, sound and practice-oriented. It offers ideal conditions for your successful career as a make-up & hair artist.

Our diploma courses are recognized by the Make-up Artists Association of Switzerland.

With us, you can complete the training as a professional make-up artist and professional hairstylist.

Our training takes place in groups of 4-6 persons. We impart broad expertise and practical know-how. You’ll learn all the techniques – from the historic Marlene Dietrich eyeliner to the pin-up style of Marilyn Monroe, the false eyelashes of the model Twiggy to the latest trends of our time and avant-garde.

We work with successful didactic methods and attach great importance to high-quality make-up & hair products. Our team consists of internationally successful lecturers, who ensure high quality and diversified education. Practical opportunities during the training give you first work experience. The final exam includes theory and practice and is accepted by external experts.

Continuing education is one of the basic requirements of today: at Glossarium, you can do the Master Make-up Artist and the Advanced Hairstylist, or you can select individual modules and specialize in one field. We also offer masterclasses with renowned star visual artists.

The team around founder and lecturer Valeria Meier consists of experienced make-up & hair artists who have many years of professional experience in Switzerland and abroad as well as lecturers.

The Glossarium Academy is located in Basel and is easily accessible by car and public transport. Our rooms are equipped with optimal light, large tables and mirrors, as well as a separate material cabinet for each student, provide a pleasant learning atmosphere. Various specialist books, magazines, and the diverse top products are available to the students.


For more information, please visit: Glossarium Academy

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