Why Studio50

We provide pioneering and innovative makeup courses. Our makeup artist school based in London inspire students to achieve their dreams while we provide creative and professional skills beyond their expectations.


We are Studio50 – the pioneering and innovative
professional makeup artist school based in London. We
take budding makeup artists and provide them with the professional and creative skills that they need. Skills that are essentials to carve a career in the industry. Providing both foundation and advanced training courses, we are here to support you as you take your first steps into makeup artistry. We also help you further your skills as you advance through the industry.


Our founder Francesco Lo Cascio plays an active role within the school. Born in Italy, today Francesco lives and works in London and is dedicated to the next generation of makeup artists.

Francesco studied makeup artistry himself in London, before going on to have a creative, varied and highly successful career in the industry. Working as a freelance makeup artist, Francesco has worked for the likes of the BBC, Abbey Road Studios, MTV and Party in the Park. His editorial work has seen him create makeup looks for Vogue, Marie Claire and the Daily Telegraph. Francesco’s talents has also secured him celebrity clients, including Kate Moss, Christy Turlington, Eva Herzigova, Lydia Hurst, Destiny’s Child, Isabella Blow, Asia Argento, LeAnne Rimes, the Sugarbabes and Jamiroquai.