NEWS!!! BREAKING NEWS!

NEWS! EXCITING NEWS
17th of September, 2019
We want to share the big news. We just signed the contract between the distinguished Arab Fashion Council and The Lipstick Institute.

NEWS: The Lipstick Makeup Institute was selected as the main organiser for the Arab Fashion Week formally. It marks a significant Achievement for the Management and the Skilled Team of The Institute.  Working tirelessly to Secure the Selection, it shows the trust and belief in the abilities of the institute by the  Arab Fashion Council.

Big News
Big News – Jacob, AFC Brainchild with Yasmin
Big News
The pair discussing the floor plan

Because of this move, we will be able to give more opportunities for our graduates. For example, we can give them chances to work in major fashion shows, high profile events, and VIP clients. Our students leave our makeup school not only with the qualifications to work in the industry, but with enough experience and confidence to work within any media production company or solely as freelancers.

One major bonus, which will give students a great advantage, is being part of an environment and atmosphere of a professional working photography studio. Our students also have  the unique opportunity to frequently assist a professional photographer in the studio environment on model portfolios, corporate shoots, family shoots, etc and every scenario that studio environments offers.

On top of that, Grimas Makeup Middle East, is currently supporting our institute with products and certifications from Holland.

It is now official. YH Studios and  The Lipstick Make Up Institute are now moving to a new and amazing location. We are now officially partners with the Arab Fashion Council and we will be in our new premises very soon at the Boutique 1422, City Walk, Dubai. Looking forward to being a part of the fabulous team! See you all there!

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Live and Work in Maldives

Live and Work in Maldives

 

Maldives
Maldives

As promised, The Lipstick Makeup Institute gives their students the best possible job opportunities. And this is a GREAT ONE.

We’re calling out to all our creative and dynamic graduates to go to the Maldives to work in a 5-star resort/spa as makeup artists. All inclusive – flights, hotel, food, etc. This is a fantastic opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful islands in the world.

As one of the top makeup institutes in the UAE, we aim to give opportunities like this to our graduates because we believe in them. Our graduates carry the Lipstick Makeup Institute banner wherever they go, even in the Maldives.

Our institute always aims to give our students the chance to hone their skills by giving them projects even after their studies with us. We always remind our students that learning doesn’t end in school. It starts as you work. Gaining experience is hard if you don’t know where to look — especially paid jobs.

Even as a professional, you’ll always get amazing rare opportunities to work with famous people but for free. When you are faced with a situation like this, what do you do? The key here is finding what if it would be best for you. Ask these questions – what will I gain out of this project? Who is the photographer? Who is the model? Who is the brand? Where will it be published?

This project, however, is a PAID JOB. That’s why we’re calling out to all our graduates to contact us for a screening/interview. We want to see where you’re at now. We want to know how you’re doing in the field. So, make sure you send your CV and current portfolio to info@thelipstickmakeup.institute or contact 052 849 7972 for more details

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Bulgari Hotel with TLMI

9th of August, 2019, we had a client at Bulgari Hotels & Resorts Dubai. With our efforts to help our student practice their skills, we brought one of our students to the hotel. Our students have been taking the Platinum Makeup Course for 5 weeks now and they’re about to finish the course this week. 
Bulgari Hotel & Resorts
Bulgari Hotel & Resorts

We brought her for a photoshoot with one of our VIP Clients who came all the way from Malaysia for their Wedding Anniversary at the Bulgari Hotels & Resorts. Together with the YH Studios Team and the Head Teacher of The Lipstick Makeup Institute, our student was able to create a glam look on the client.

For the past 5 weeks that she was with us, she has learned how to properly create a full look on different skin types, skin tones, and different eye shapes. We’ve given them tasks that would hone their skills for their upcoming career as a professional makeup artist. 

Platinum Makeup Student with Head Instructor at Bulgari Hotel
Platinum Makeup Student with Head Instructor at Bulgari Hotel

Platinum Makeup Student with our VIP Client
Platinum Makeup Student with our VIP Client

The past 5 weeks, they’ve been put in situations like professional photoshoots for magazines and fashion shows. In makeup, skills are not the only important thing but also character building and ethics and how you present yourself as a makeup artist on set. 

Photoshoot with our VIP Client at the Bulgari Hotel and Resorts
Photoshoot with our VIP Client at the Bulgari Hotel and Resorts

In Bulgari Hotels and Resorts with our VIP Clients, we were able to present our student to the guests as professional as possible. They were very happy with the results of the shoot and enjoyed the whole experience. 

As for our student, she has gained experience and confidence by working with real-life clients which is not available in other makeup institutes. Of course, it is with the guidance of our head teachers from The Lipstick Makeup Institute.

To see all our latest students’ works, please visit :
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Shapes of the Different Eyes – Part 2

Shapes of the Eye
Welcome back to the part 2 of different eye shapes. As discussed last time, the first thing we do when we are faced with a client is check their eye shapes. It’s very important to do this from the start so we, as makeup artists, would be able to create the correct eye makeup style right away.
Types of eye shapes:

Wide Set Eyes

To determine wide set eyes, look at the distance between the eyes and the nose. To do that, measure one of the eyes and estimate whether or not another eye can be put in between the eyes. If there is still some space that has to be filled in-between, that means your client has wide set eyes. 

To correct this, the method of makeup should be slightly darker from the inner corner. You can also draw a longer eyeliner tip in the inner corner to create the illusion that the eyes appear closer to each other. 

Close Set Eyes

This eye shape is the opposite of the prior shape. To identify it, estimate the space in between the eyes, if it’s less than one eye, then it’s considered as close set eyes. 

To correct this, keep all eye makeup on the outer corners of the eyes. This will make an illusion that the eyes are a bit farther apart. Avoid using dark eyeshadow on the inner corners of the eyes as it would make your client seem a bit cross-eyed.

Downturned Eyes

This shape is quite peculiar. Downturned-eyes look a bit sleepy as the outer corners are lower than the inner corner of the eyes. 

When you’re faced with this eye shape, try to put some slightly darker eyeshadow on the inner corner and lighter eyeshadow on the outer corner.

Asian Eyes

The outer corner of this eye shape is normally higher than the inner corner. 

In order to correct this, add more eyeshadow on the lower outer corner of the eyes to level the eyes to the inner corner.

 

Hooded Eyes

The most misunderstood eye shape. In my opinion, this is one of the most versatile eye shape because you can create your own lines with it. 

The most basic way of doing make up on these eyes is doing a smokey eye that is slightly higher on the middle or outer 3rd depending on the shape you want to create.

Hooded Eye Shapes
Hooded Eye Shapes

To see our students works, go to:

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It’s Official! We are now partners with AFW

It’s Official! We are now partners with the Arab Fashion Council and the primary sponsor of Arab Fashion Week in the makeup division. For the past 4 years, our team has been doing the makeup of the models for Arab Fashion Week. Together with our students, we create looks with the top designers in Dubai, China, Lebanon, the Philippines, Los Angeles, etc.

Today marks its first as our Head Instructor, Kris, and the Platinum Students spearhead the VVIP trunk show happening on the 5th of August 2019 at City Walk.

Grimas - our official makeup sponsor
Grimas – our official makeup sponsor
Our students working on these models for the first time at a fashion show

There, they are doing the makeup of 8 beautiful models, dressed in gorgeous gowns by top designers of the region. These are presented to the VVIP Guests from different parts of the world. 

This is the first of many private trunk shows to come and  we are so excited to be part of all of them. 

Enrolling to The Lipstick Makeup Institute not only helps you learn how to create makeup looks. We will make sure that you have all the exposure, work experience, and network that you can’t get anywhere else. We make sure our students are equipped with the skills they need to jump start their career even after they finish their course with us. 

The institute presents them different scenarios such as TV Shows, Editorial Photoshoots, Events, makeup booths, Runway Shows, and many more. This sets us apart from other makeup institutes in the region. 

We also let them discover their creativity and leadership skills by letting them run the whole show with and without our guidance. Our graduates do all the work and we’re so proud of them. 

Beautiful model done by one of our students
Beautiful model done by one of our students

 

So, come and join our team!

 

 

 

Shapes of the Different Eyes – Part 1

Shapes of the Eye

As makeup artists, the first thing we do when we are faced with a client is check their eye shape.  It’s important to identify it at an early stage so that you know exactly what you’ll do to enhance or change its shape. 

 
Types of eye shapes:
Almond eye shapes
Almond Eye Shape

Almond Eyes

These eyes are considered the “ideal” shape of eyes. It is by no means perfect but it’s what makeup artists try to achieve most of the time with their clients. An almond shape eye is derived from the shape of, you guessed it right, an almond.  How to distinguish having this shape is the outer corner is a little bit higher and rounder than the inner corner. Also, the distance between the eye and the eyebrow is balanced with crease and the upper lash line.

Doing makeup for this shape is easy because you can do anything. You can do smokey eyes, cut crease, virtually anything.

Deep Set Eyes

Deep set eyes are usually seen with men. this eye shape is quite similar to almond eyes with a few differences. For example, the distance between the eye and eyebrow is very short, the eyesocket is deep and the crease is more prominent.

For this eye shape, vertical and horizontal smokey is perfect. Cut crease might be difficult because the distance between the crease and the eyebrow is too near. 

Protruding Eyes

Protruding eye shapes normally look a bit more round because the eyeball is a bit more forward. The crease usually is a bit higher than the lash line so you can actually see the eye

For protruding eye shapes, you need to focus  on the outer half of the eye to elongate. If possible, don’t put eyeliner on the inner half of the eye to reduce the appearance of the roundness of the eyes. 

This ends the first part of this series. Stay tuned for the next part. 

To see our students works, go to:

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Final Chance to Get more than 10,000 AED off

This week is your final chance to get the discounts for the Platinum Makeup Course held next month. It’s the biggest discount we’re giving. We’re talking about over 10,000 AED worth of discounts! 

Learn how to do makeup professionally. You will have the chance to work with different models and real clients. You won’t be able to find  a chance like this anywhere else. By the time you finish your course, you’re ready for the real world of makeup artistry once you’re done studying with us. Whether it be working here in the UAE, or back in your home country, you’ll be ready to start working. 

Our instructors come from different countries and different makeup backgrounds. Some of them used to work as  trainers in various famous makeup brands, worked in different famous salons here and around the globe, has worked with celebrities, royalty, and major magazines and designers. 

Our photography partner, YH Studios is the best when it comes to Photography. YH studios is an Global Award-Winning Studio. It caters to a wide variety of clients coming from all walks of life and different countries. YH Studios also does a lot of editorial and fashion photo shoots. Together with YH Studios, we create our students’ portfolios as creative, unique and competitive against the pool of other Professional makeup artists around Dubai.

The institute provides adequate “real world” situations to our students so they’re prepared no matter what happens after their training with us. We also make sure that we don’t lose contact with our students after their training — keeping them in the loop for any freelance jobs that we have for them.  We bring them to various major fashion shows, events, and give them the chance to work with real life clients.

Our students don’t spend time working on face charts. They really do the work on real people. 

Students' Work
Students’ Work
Final Chance
Final Chance

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The Perfect Reason to Stay in Dubai for the Summer

Summer has finally hit Dubai.  But before you book your flights out to escape the summer heat, you might want to consider taking a course at our institute. Starting from 2,625 AED, you can learn how to apply makeup to either yourself or professionally. You can choose between courses that we have here like the Self Makeup Application Course, the Bronze, Silver and Gold, or the most popular course in our institute, The Platinum Makeup Course.

We’ve recently launched our Summer Promotion which entails more than AED 10,000 worth of discounts. In this promotion, you’d get all the necessary skills to be a Professional Makeup Artist, whether it be for freelance, for retail, salon work, movies, or as an influencer. 

We’ll teach you basics like analysing skin types, skin tones, eye shapes, etc. Work with professional models, work in major fashion shows, photoshoots, work with wonderful designers. 

Spring Summer Modest Fashion week with Lipstick Makeup Institute Graduates
Spring Summer Modest Fashion week with Lipstick Makeup Institute Graduates

This is your chance to follow your passion to become a professional makeup artist this summer. Belong to the biggest and most talented makeup team in Dubai. We never let go of our students and make sure that we bring our students to different jobs even after they graduate.

Award-Winning, YH Studios, our photography partner, takes all of our wonderful photos for the students’ portfolios. They do the most amazing fashion shoots, family, even animals around dubai. Yasmin Hussain, owner of YH Studios is a seasoned photographer of 30+ years. She makes sure that all students work is impeccable before they shoot their models for their portfolio. Editing models features on post is really easy because from the start, the students make sure that everything is right. 

So, beat the heat this summer and join the Lipstick Makeup Team. Learn and sharpen your skills as a makeup artist with us. 

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Arab Fashion Week Season 8

Arab Fashion Week Season 8

Here we go again. 

Season 8 and again The Lipstick Makeup Institute team was rocking at the backstage of Arab Fashion Week.

BACKSTAGE TEAM
LIGHT OFF NOT SCARES US

We had an amazing new makeup sponsors. Also great and creative designers  entered the show this year to display for the world their beautiful collections. 

New Location – 1422.  All Arab Fashion Shows of Dubai will be running there from now and on. Place is  really beautiful and fashionable. It is based in the heart of City Walk Dubai. 

1422 – the world’s first official Ready Couture Concept Store featuring designers from around the world.  

MAKEUP & HAIR SPONSORS: The Lipstick Makeup Institute,  Bassam Fattouh, Grimas Professional Makeup, GAM Cosmetic Eyelashes, and Sisters Beauty Lounge. 

MAKEUP

Our TEAM is our proud. The Graduates from The Platinum Media Makeup  course from The Lipstick Makeup Institute  and Head Makeup Artist was leading the makeup department backstage. Head hairstylist Jamilla Paul – trainer of Sisters Beauty Lounge. Together were created really cool high fashion looks for beautiful models from Cover Page Agency Dubai. 

Each member is extremely busy during 5 days of  Arab Fashion Week. The  Teams was  making 360 sure that all the models were ready before every show. Each evening we had  a variety of designers with there own looks.  Some designers were stacking to natural glowy looks,  but at the same time  some of them were looking for something extravagant, bright and sparkling . 

FASHION MAKEUP
CREATIVE MAKEUP

Backstage is some kind of a lifestyle. Always this 5 crazy days passing super fast. Everyone has to understand, that to enter the world of Fashion you have to be different.  Under world DIFFERENT I mean a Professional that loves what he is doing and a great team player.

Being a part of such venue is a grate experience. If you are interested to see the work that was done you can visit NOWFASHION.  nowfashion .com is the first real time fashion photography magazine. There you can find all fashion events in images in the biggest photos gallery.

Kartikeya Ready Couture Fashion Show  Dubai

Everyone. Do You hear me? Everyone is able to find himself, his own way in this world. Be open to everything new. Be ready to do steps to make your dream comes true. Don’t be afraid to take decisions and change your life for better. And now take a deep breath and join The Lipstick Makeup Institute for a new Platinum Course )))). I’m just joking .

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We Made History with School Photography

We made history with School Photography Aflec International School, Dubai. 
 Our sister company YH Studios. Which is in our same studio space next door, started  the year with a BANG and making history. It started out as a concept and now, we’re finally doing it. Lots of planning, time and a lot of caffeine were consumed to put this event into fruition.

We’ve taken on a new designed  project where  both YH Studios and The Lipstick Makeup Institute – Revolutionised the way we do school photography.

For the first time in photography history, the so called “Normal” way School photography has been done in so  many different ways but never in The YH Studiosand The Lipstick Makeup Institute way.

We took it to another level. Our level!! Stylish, contemporary and every so sophisticated and exciting for the kids and the staff. 

We made an ordinary shoot into a mini fashion shoot for each child. This has never ever been done before. As a fact, we are the first! 

Here are some pictures of our team.  

We made History. Cool Makeup Team
Our Cool, School hair and Makeup Team
Super cool days at Aflec.
Getting Ready for Action!

This is what we thrive on at YH studios. We aim to be different. It was well received. A few parents a little sceptical as its a new concept. But in the whole a very well received idea. 

 

I just thought that most school pictures all the kids hair is so messy. they had been running around all day at playtime. Playing football or doing PE. 

 

So, The Lipstick makeup Institute Team prepared all the children with an exception of a few ready for their school photos. Ready for The YH Studios DXB Team to take their pictures. 

 

I also came up with the idea that each child could do a shot called ” The Personality” shot. This is where they brought something that meant something to them For example, a hat , a toy or jacket etc. 

This worked out so well as the kids loved it and we made it fun for them. 

 

Hope the parents loved their unusual pictures and thank you so much for having us and thank to Aflec school.