London’s top hairstyling academy dedicated exclusively to world-class training in the Art of Session Hair Styling.

Welcome to the Kevin Fortune Hairstyling Academy – London, the world’s leading training academy, dedicated exclusively to the Art of Session Hair Styling across Fashion, Tv, Red Carpet & Film.

Kevin taught us so much in those 5 days. He was so patient with everyone and explained everything so clearly…He’s given me the confidence to experiment with hair & taught me so many techniques.

Sophie Shoob, SESSION HAIRLondon 2019

What a brilliant 3 days it was. I have learnt an incredible amount and highly recommend it to anyone who needs to have a better understanding of Afro-textured hair!

Lisa Tomblin, AFRO HAIRLondon 2019

The course provides a great combination of in-depth theory, paired with plenty of hands-on training, which has left me immeasurably more confident!

Karen Bradshaw, AFRO HAIRLondon 2019

In a matter of 5 days I learnt so many techniques that I think every make-up & hair artist needs to know. There is not a single day I don’t use Kevin’s techniques! I feel at the top of my game now for sure!

Bianca Louzado, SESSION HAIRMumbai 2019

I really loved how we went in-depth about the art of afro hair styling. Explaining how to become more confident with your clients, which I have been applying ever since and it has resulted in a high confidence boost.

Siobhan Jacobs, AFRO HAIRNetherlands 2019

Honestly one of the best decisions I have ever made…The teaching is exceptional, every student gets the help they need and never one did I feel I wasn’t getting the attention or tuition I required…It’s fully prepared and developed me as a stylist.

Brooke Lee Davies, THE ART OF HAIR STYLINGLondon 2019

...Be it editorial, bridal, commercial, campaign, or celebrity - I feel empowered with some great techniques post attending this course...

MITESH RAJANI, SESSION HAIRMUMBAI

The AFRO HAIR course exceeded my expectations! We came away with so much knowledge and I learnt so many different techniques. There is so much background work going on to make sure students are getting the best education. I cannot recommend this academy highly enough!

TIMEA BREBANUK 2019

Kevin spent a lot of time making sure we learn every single technique…I would recommend this academy for everyone who is looking to upgrade their skills and learn lots of new things.

Rohini ForeguardMumbai 2019

I had the pleasure of doing 3 courses and I couldn’t be more delighted and thankful about how Kevin and Martin drive the learning sessions. A very highly educative program, where every technique is carefully broken down and taught in order to provide students with the most competitive and current techniques.

Curro MartínezLondon 2019

I feel very motivated and inspired! They really go into depth even thou it's an intense course. I have done other haircourses in London but none of them comes close to this one!

Asa ElmgrenNetherlands 2016

I am SO happy that I will never have to look elsewhere for hair styling aducation. From techniquess to styling products to funny life stories to great music to amazing co-students, there is not a single problem with this academy. A must-do course for a beginner or pro!

Hina YousufPakistan

I could not speak more highly of the course, tutors and content...This is certainly no a mediocre learning environment and the attention you receive comes from the tutors' high-end knoweldge in the industry.

HANNAH BROOKE, EDITORIAL & CATWALK HAIRLondon 2018

...Your academy is the best in the world and I am proud to say I was your student...

SHRADDHA MISHRA, THE ART OF HAIR STYLINGMUMBAI

...I would say on Day1 I walked-in as an extremely scared and under-confident artist, but on the last day I walked-out as a professional hairstylist feeling confident about my skills and extremely excited about this new career path...

TANVI CHEMBURKAR, THE ART OF HAIR STYLINGMUMBAI 2018

I came from the UAE and it was worth every minute I spent with this amazing academy. We had amazing guest-teachers as well as all the guidance and knowledge from Kevin along the way. He's so open and inspiring and has an amzing history with hair, highly professional, yet very easy going, which makes this course so relaxed and enjoyable.

ZOE ALQUBAISI, SESSION HAIR | LACE FRONT WIGS | HAIR EXTENSIONSABU SHABI UAE

What I’ve learnt has added to my skills hugely, which is what I wanted. A great place to learn!

Teresa Reynolds, SESSION & AFRO HAIRLondon 2019

Kevin is an amazing teacher and such a fountain of knowledge! He has so much passion, creativity and patience. He makes every second thoroughly enjoyable and ensures you leave happy and confident with each technique you learn.

Meg Lindow

My life has changed for the better! I learnt a lot of different techniques that I will for sure use my whole life! For sure it was worth the investment!

ISRAEL DE ALCANTARA, THE ART OF HAIR STYLINGBERLIN 2017

...Kevin is not just one of the most talented hairstylists that I have ever met, but such a gem to work with. He taught everyone in the class with so much patience and love...His temperament to deal with each and every student is amazing...If you are planning to learn something new or just refresh your present skills, this is the pleace to come to...I promise you that the KEVIN FORTUNE ACADMEY won't disappoint!

PRIYANKA BORKAR, THE ART OF HAIR STYLINGMUMBAI

After attending the Academy, I found myself being ready for whatever was being thrown at me, without the nerveousness of feeling unprepared. I have been able to put into practice everything I've learnt in the many new jobs I was offered as a result of the training I received...

ISABELLA SARTI, THE ART OF HAIR STYLINGBOLOGNA, ITALY

In order to become the best, we must learn from the best!
I'll forever be humbled and take great pride knowing that I'm one of the lucky few, able to tap into the wealth of knowledge from a stylist who creates masterpieces with such panache.
Kevin and Martin
You inspire me to dream bigger
Do better
Learn more
Become more.

MIRIEM CHAOUKI, THE ART OF HAIR STYLINGPARIS

Attending the KEVIN FORTUNE ACADEMY was truly one of my most favourite educational experiences thus far.
I'm a salon owner in the States and have been a salon hairstylist for 28 years...I'd never taken the time to delve deeply into styling techniques. I am so glad I did and so grateful to Kevin & Martin for making my 3 week journey an absolutely amazing experience!...

SIDNEY HOLLWAGER, THE ART OF HAIR STYLINGATLANTA | United States

I travelled from Alaske to attend the 3 week THE ART OF HAIR STYLING intensive course and it was worth every penny. I learnt SO much more than I expected and absolutely loved the course!...

IZZY MARTINEZ, THE ART OF HAIR STYLINGALASKA 2019

I'd definitely recommend it to people in the industry who want to brush-up on their skills and learn from a genuine talent...

TANYA LODGE, BLOW DRYING TECHNIQUESLONDON 2017

...Kevin is a phenomenal educator. He is patient, concise and incredibly caring. I could spend a whole year training with him and still have so much to learn...If you do any type of session, or celebrity work, I would recommend all of these courses.

KRISTIN KAIDECHICAGO, United States 2019

Founded by celebrity Hair Stylist, Kevin Fortune & Creative Director, Martin Wall – The academy attracts international Make-Up and Hair Artists passionate to develop and elevate your hair styling career, skills & artistry.

Across our Intensive Courses, designed for Make-Up Artists, Hairstylists & Hairdressers, our industry-leading & award-winning courses are dedicated to artists fulfilling your industry ambitions with a strong confidence in your techniques & creativity.

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Intensive courses

Blow Drying Techniques

A beautifully finished blow-dry is the signature skill of any successful stylist.

Blow-Drying Techniques

Waving and Curling Techniques

This module will teach you a multitude of core waving and curling techniques that will ensure you are able to reference certain periods confidently, yet create intricate, exciting styles that allow your creative vision to be the driving force.

Waving & Curling Techniques

Afro Hair

As a stylist, you need to be versatile when it comes to mastering the beautifully unique styling demands and possibilities of afro hair and tight curls.

Afro Hair

Lace Front Wigs

The use of wigs allows you creative freedom like no other styling area. Dream up any style – and knowing how to handle wigs will make your vision a reality.

Lace Front Wigs

Hair Extensions & Hair Pieces

The confident and imaginative use of key styling techniques is an absolute must-have skill in the repertoire of every stylist working with celebrities, actors and models.

Hair Extensions & Hair Pieces

Editorial & Catwalk Hair

This three-day module gives you a glimpse of what it takes to enter the playing-field of our industry’s great visionaries.

Editorial & Catwalk Hair Styling

Exclusively Designed
One-to-One, or Group Masterclass Sessions

It would be our absolute pleasure to design an exclusive One-To-One, or Group Masterclass Session, or Course for you. Sessions & Courses can be tailor-made to suit your desired learning outcomes.

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