There are 4 types of membership. All have exactly the same benefits:

For media make-up/hair artists with industry experience.

For companies that provide services to hair and make-up, including wig makers, training providers, make-up suppliers, hair product supplies etc.

For Bridal, Social Media Creatives, Salons and Lecturers and the cost for this membership is £30

NASMAH is not a union.

NASMAH is a not-for-profit professional association run by an elected committee of volunteers.

NASMAH is not an agent. NASMAH does not actively find work for members. However, enquiries do come in from production companies or individuals wanting hair and/or make-up personnel and NASMAH recommends the appropriate members. We do not charge a fee or take a commission - we simply put people in touch.


Membership runs annually from 1st January to 31st December.
New members are welcome to join any time during the year.
The cost is for 2020 is £30 for members and Associates.

Before you pay, please continue reading for how to join and our joining criteria.

Once you are happy that you fulfil the initial criteria, you can pay by Paypal, Credit or Debit Card or cheque.

Note that we return your payment in full should your application not be successful.

Click on the button below for the membership you are paying for. Follow the PayPal instructions. You can pay by credit or debit card and you don't have to have a PayPal account.

All membership applications have to be approved by the committee and CVs, credits and qualifications will be verified. It is to ensure that we maintain our high standards and CVs are accurate.
Follow the instructions depending on which type of member you are:

You must have completed a comprehensive foundation media make-up course that is  UK based and recognised by the association.
Print off the application form
Complete all details and sign
Photocopy all your make-up and hair certificates
Print a copy of your CV
Make payment: either send us a cheque or use PayPal

Post all of the above to us


You must have worked in the industry for more than 10 years, after having completed basic training recognised by the association.

New applicants must have two current Full or Life members sponsor their application.

Print off the Full Member application form

Completed all details and sign

Get your two sponsors to sign the form

Print a copy of your CV

Make payment: either send us a cheque or use PayPal

Post all of the above to us

Print off the Associate application form

Complete and sign

Make payment: cheque or PayPal
Post all of the above to us to below address


Our directory is available to anyone looking to hire hair and/or make-up personnel.
Your own page on our website, accessible from your directory listing. Add your credits, links, photos of your work and a CV.

Our quarterly newsletter is packed full of news, articles, new products, special offers and forthcoming events.

We get a discount with various suppliers including Make-Up International, Stage Jobs Pro, Supercover Professional Makeup, Film Crew Pro, and Cotswold Outdoor.

We run our own social evenings every now and then with prizes, talks and demos, plus the chance to network with fellow members. 

Get up to 15% off the price on any of our in-house short courses.
*Terms and Conditions apply to short courses re: length of membership. All other benefits are immediate on joining.


Forms, payment links and other useful links

91 Carlton Road
KT12 2DQ

Please note: We DO NOT accept emailed applications.

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