Welcome to Day 1 Backstage at Arab Fashion Week with The Lipstick Make Up Institute Team Day1 is where the magic starts. Everyone is full of beans are ready to go. 5 Designers 5 Look changes Look 1 Designer: Rad Hourani The look that Rad wanted for his collection NEVER goes out of fashion. We can honestly say everyone on the planet wants beautiful, clear glowing skin. The No MakeUp Look is so beautiful and elegant, we had a great time just making the models look dewy with a healthy glow, and it also makes a great base for the next look. Simply light coat of illamasqua foundation and vaseline to finish off the look. This finished the look completely to give it the fresh, high fashion edge! Look 2 Designer: Jenanne Filat All the single ladies to the front row please for the male runway show. MakeUp is not just for women. Gold Lips and eyeliner. We contoured the cheeks with a slight bronze and gold highlighter. This look had a kind of Cleopatra feel. Look 3 Designer: Abdo Aoudai This look was very simple and but chic, a classic look for the stunning evening dresses. Dewy base with very little on the eyes, one coat of mascara, bottom lash line a soft brown shadow and peachy lips. Soft highlighter on the cheeks with a touch of vaseline to finish the look off. Finished off with straight and neat hair made this look effortless and romantic. Look 4 Designer: Marchesa Lucky for us MakeUp Artist, this look was very similar to Look 3. Pale pink lips and eyes, very light base, this was a big trend on Day1. We used vaseline to give a sheen on the eyelids and lips to finish the look off. Pale pinks and nude tones are a big trend this season. Look 5 Designer: Mrhua Mrshua Its time to get funky. This look was very and bold using pastel colours on the models brows, eyes and lips. The creative side of the MakeUp artist get to shine through this look. We had a lot of fun creating this look so please enjoy the snaps below. We hope you enjoyed Day 1 art Arab Fashion Week with us just as exciting as we did. Day 2 to follow.
The time had come again. Arab Fashion Week hit Dubai with full force. Once again we were so pleased to be involved. lets take you backstage with The Lipstick MakeUp Institute team. THE MAKE UP Brand: illamasqua Being backstage at a fashion show is so much more than just being a MakeUp artist. You are part of a family to get the show on the road. The trick is to all stick together, work with confidence, keep alert and of course ALWAYS smile and never loose focus. Its important to be on the ball as fashion shows can be a crazy rush backstage. When it comes to fashion shows, they key thing to remember is timing is everything. As beautiful and stunning fashion shows are from the front row, its not all glitz and glamour backstage. Backstage is where the months of hard work comes to life in a matter of hours. However, the rush is additive and the achievement you feel once the show has finished lasts for days. The Lipstick MakeUp Institute team Lights Camera Action Lets get this show on the road. This amazing experience gave our fantastic Lipstick Make Up Institute team to express their artistry in more ways than one. Each day kept us all on our toes, we all loved it and left us craving for more. We got to work with fashion designers from around the world which we can all defiantly say this is a "pinch-me" moment. You might be there to do MakeUp but do not be surprised if you get pulled by someone to help dress a model, tidy a models hair or even to maybe run and get some water and food for everyone. Working in a fashion show keeps you up to date with the latest beauty trends and whats the hottest new looks. You could be the most experience MakeUp artist but you will always learn new tricks backstage that you can bring home, this will make you very popular with your girlfriends. Arab Fashion Week was held between 5 days. We will take you through each day with all the looks changes and show you some fantastic pictures we managed to get in whist our team worked their magic.
QUEEN OF SPADES TOOK ME ON A VOYAGE DU CARNAVALThursday 6th October 2016 the beautiful Lamya Abedin opened Arab fashion week with her Carnival Themed Fashion Show. Simply elegance. She not only opened the show but bust onto the runway with a creative and amazing collection of high fashion !! The Bohemian dressed , very tall models, floated down the runway to very cool and contemporary carnival music. To compliment the show the smell of popcorn filled the room as there were popcorn stations and candy floss stations to worked so well for the collection and were all there for the customers and guests to take advantage of. it made us all get into the spirit of, "Carnival". Fun and sophisticated comes to mind. Her designs and use of materials pushed the boundaries of design. They were such mixture that blended together so well. To close her show her beautiful little daughter also cam outer confidently and elegantly onto the runway holding one of the models hands so sweetly. just have a look at the photos and you melt at the sweetness, delicate little girl in her gown made by her mothers hands. We were so pleased to have handled all the hair and make up for Arab Fashion Week and held in such a prestigious location. It has put The Lipstick Make Up Institute on an International Platform making The Institute one step higher to becoming The Best Make Up Institute in Dubai. The experience was amazing. I could and will write a blog on all the designers as they were all so amazing, different and very cool and easy to work with. In fact, everyone was cool from the organisers to the models. It was just a spectacular 5 days and the adrenalin never stopped rushing! The whole of The Lipstick make Up Institute Teams loved it!! tune in Next well for Designer number 2 when we will share some information and photographs.
I just have to share these images with you from Arab Fashion Week Final day. It was so amazing. The models, The Lipstick make Up Institute Teams were just on fire as were the Lipstick Hair Teams. Just a team effort. Its amazing the amount of people that come together and support each other and help one another. Have a look at the photographs. behind The scenes are always the best. Backstage is where all the action takes place. The Lipstick Make Up Institute is fast becoming in demand as is getting known because of our dedication. Hard work and commitment to our clients for being one of the best if not the best make Up Institute in Dubai. We work hard for this title though. Pure work but to be truthful it does not feel like work at all as its just what we love to do. This is our motto on the wall, " Love What you do and do what you love". Thats the slogan we all live by and as I say to everyone the day I stop loving it is the day that I will stop. Pack my bags and retreat to a far away island, open a bar, get a little boat to pull clients on water skis. Have a little tapas restaurant attached with a a Spanish/ Pakistani/ Irish twist!. I am half Pakistani and half Irish and tapas originates from Spain Thats where all the fusion come together. Thats my dream and believe me one day I will do it but right now I am loving my life just too much but one day not too far away. "Time to Chill" will be my new slogan to live my life by. Have a little look at our last day anyway as I am rabbiting on ha!
Another amazing, crazy busy day at Meydan Hotel. We are the major Sponsors of Arab Fashion week for the hair, make up and nails. I am blown away by the camaraderie, support and respect everyone has for each other. These events are something special that everyone just loves to be involved in, including me. Sometimes it make you crazy as the pressure and timings are sometimes unrealistic but its fun and exciting! People respond better under pressure. What does not break us makes us stronger. We are not alone though we had great support from o#brownsugarhairsalon #wisamnourbeautysalon #resalonsspas for taking control of all the hair and styling under pressure and restyling! #laquaswiss for supplying amazing products for skin preparation of the models. #kryolan for their amazing products and support. #kryolanofficial also #coverpagedubai for doing such an amazing job arranging the , models , guest management , after party and hostesses.
Here are some amazing shots from #yhstudiosdxb our sister company.
What a week so far, day 3 of Arab Fashion Week. The Lipstick Make Up Institute Teams are always hard at work. Behind the scenes making sure everything runs smoothly. Working with International Models flown in from all over the world. Brazil, Italy, Switzerland, Russia and lots of places. What a pleasure to work with such professionals. Just amazing, all the Lipstick Teams loved it. We had major support from everyone. Feel so lucky and proud. after this event we can do anything in the world. Its on par with New York, Milan and London Fashion Weeks. Day 3 of #Arabfashionweek . Backstage is where all the fun,action and tension is. What a team effort. Support from every angle . Amazing show other #aouadiparis with gold leaves applied to the models, fingertips, feet and one completely covered in gold.
The Lipstick Make Up Institute is proud to announce that they are doing all the hair and make up and nails with the help from the hair teams #brownsugarhairsalon#wisamnourbeautysalon#resalonsspas#majanbeautysalon and #laquaswiss for supplying amazing products for skin preparation of the models. #kryolan for their amazing products and support. #kryolanofficial also #coverpagedubai for doing such an amazing job arranging the , models , guest management , after party and hostesses.