Flash cards are an effective way to study for exams. The three step method is helpful - find out more at http://schoolhabits.com.
My local beautician, You Skin and Beauty, offers Skincare and Makeup workshops for teenagers. They are not cheap but it is money well spent. You also get a goody bag to take home. Check beauticians in your area for similar workshops.
Mind maps and diagrams are particularly helpful for visual learners. To find out how to use them check out www.goconqr.com.