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Who Is Daniel Bauer?


Daniel Bauer, one of the most respected and senior makeup and hair leaders working in India today, is a multi-awarding winning hair and makeup artist from Germany. With a career spanning almost 20 years, Daniel has worked across all four corners of the world. From New York Fashion Week, to Vogue’s Indian Artist of the Year, from Top Model Australia to Top Model Asia, from campaigns for Versace to Hugo Boss, to Bollywood’s biggest blockbuster of Tiger Zinda Hai, Daniel’s Bauer’s world-class vision and creativity is what has helped make Daniel one of the most influential artists of his time.

In July last year, Daniel opened his highly anticipated International Beauty Academy. Admissions are now open for its fourth batch of students.

The high profile and exclusive Daniel Bauer Academy gives its students a chance to be developed, coached and thought by the most in-demand and most successful makeup and hair artists working in the business. With 20 years living and creating all over the world, Daniel Bauer has an International vision and a world class talent, which is right here in Mumbai.


Daniel Bauer| Head of Makeup



Florian Hurel | Head of Hair



The ‘Industry Ready’ course is a six-month personal career development programme, designed to turn students into makeup and hair artists who are both ready and capable to working within our Industry.

We believe artists entering the market need to be skilled in both makeup and hair and our course covers both. To help enter the Industry as a new makeup and hair artist, who will become both commercially and creatively successful, you need the right skills, coaching and personalised career development, which only the Daniel Bauer Academy offers. International artist management is included throughout the course for our students and is delivered by Artist Factory India, the leading artist management agency, who also manage Daniel and Florian.

The ‘Industry Ready’ six-month course, comprises of 3 days a month within the academy and is purposely designed to give our students as much direct class time with Daniel and Florian and the maximum amount of time to practice each month and grow.

External assignments for our students throughout the six-month course are vital to our students’ career development. Previous Academy Student Batches have worked backstage at Lakme Fashion Week and at India’s Next Top Model.


  • Running from July to December 2018
  • Maximum 14 students per class
  • 120 hours
    of direct makeup teaching with Daniel Bauer (2 full days per month)
  • 70 hours of direct hair teaching from Florian Hurel (1 full day per month)
  • 3 Potfolio shoots in October, November and December (top industry models and photographers provided**)

FEE: 350,000 INR (ex GST)*

*EMI options available
** Models not provided for last portfolio shoots

“For anyone looking out for a serious, full-time career within the beauty industry, it really doesn’t get better than this”


The Daniel Bauer Academy for the December 2017 Edition of Peacock Magazine for Falguni and Shane


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Amazing makeup by our students for India's Next Top Model


Daniel Bauer Academy and
Top Model India


Daniel Bauer Academy and
Lakme Fashion Week

Lakme Fashion 2018


Daniel Bauer
Academy and India’s Next Top Model

India's Next Top Model


Learning for Batch 2 at Lakme Fashion Week


Daniel backstage at next Top Model with his academy team


Learning form the best in the business in the Academy


Backstage team photo after the Phenomenal Lakme Fashion Week


Getting 50 Ballerinas ready for their first performancee


Portfolio Shoot, Batch 1


Noblesse - Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Dior
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Celebrity - Ash
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Lofficiel - Ileana Dcruz
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Femina - Sobhita Dhulipala
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Deepika | Special K
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Celebrity - Deepika IFA
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Verve - Ileana's Wedding wows
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Asin for Mirinda
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Daniel Bauer for Lakme CC Cream
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