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About Us

Founded in 2020, The Highbrow Academy is a high profile training academy offering a broad range of training courses in semi permanent cosmetics.


Based at Brewery Square, in the County Town of Dorchester, The Highbrow Academy is a 5 star venue, within walking distance from Dorchester train links and a great selection of hotels and restaurants. 


Our Courses

The Highbrow Training Academy offers exceptional training in all aspects of semi permanent cosmetics.

Our Academy Trainers are constantly researching new and improved equipment trends & products to ensure that our students acheive the very best from their chosen course. 


Our Trainers 

Kim Balaskas 

Kim is a highly skilled & experienced permanent makeup artist and trainer in semi permanent cosmetics.


Previously a senior technician at one of London’s most renowned permanent makeup and training academies, Kim brings a wealth of expertise to the Highbrow Academy as head trainer.


Louisa Franzen

Louisa trained at the highly accredited Natural Enhancement Academy in London and is qualified to Level 4 iTEC; the highest qualification in her field. She is also a master specialist and qualified micro-pigmentation trainer.

With over 20 years experience in the beauty profession, Louisa is at the forefront of the latest techniques, products and equipment within the micro-pigmentation industry.

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