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BBC Documentary at the Lipstick Makeup Institute

BBC Ireland passed by our makeup institute a couple of days ago to do an interview with Yasmin Hussain the founder of YH Studios and The Lipstick Makeup Institute.

BBC Ireland passed by the other day to do a documentary with Yasmin for a TV show. The shoot was was scheduled for two days in YH Studios, The Lipstick Makeup Institute and the Arab Fashion Council Headquarters. 

BBC Interview with Yasmin Hussain
BBC Interview with Yasmin Hussain

They were able to feature some of our students working on their models and had an interview with Jacob Abrian, the CEO and Founder of the Arab Fashion Council. 

The BBC crew were able to film our teachers, students and graduates while working on our models in the hour-long documentary.

The Lipstick Makeup Institute Students and Graduates backstage

The Lipstick Makeup Institute Students and Graduates backstage
The Lipstick Makeup Institute Students and Graduates backstage

They talked about how the students and graduates are very much involved during and after their courses finish. This is very evident with the fact that we bring them to different events and photoshoots. This is also great for them to have exposure for their careers as makeup artists. It is a blessing to have wonderful and talented students that are so hard working.  

They toured around the facilities and showcased our new location at City Walk 2. We wanted to make sure that people know that we’ve moved from Media City and is now in a better area at the heart of Dubai. 

The BBC crew also showcased Ms. Yasmin Hussain on the job while she photographed Max Fardan. 
Yasmin Hussain behind the scenes with BBC
Yasmin Hussain behind the scenes with BBC

Max Fardan photographed by Yasmin Hussain

Max Fardan photographed by Yasmin Hussain
Max Fardan photographed by Yasmin Hussain

At the end of the day, we are so grateful and honoured to be featured internationally by BBC. It’s not everyday that we get this type of exposure and we are so excited to watch it.

 

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Trunk Show at 1422

Trunk Show at 1422 – A new season, a new collection. The Arab Fashion Council will be holding another trunk show together with The Lipstick Makeup Institute Team. It will be held in the Arab Fashion Council Head Quarters in City Walk.
Trunk Show 1422
Trunk Show at 1422

Trunk Show at 1422 – Our team is doing makeup for the trunk show with the Arab Fashion Council. We are very excited about this. Our team will be backstage taking care of the models before the show. Making sure that they’re ready before they walk out clad in beautiful garments made by world class designers from the region. As the official backstage makeup team, we strive to showcase our talents and skills no matter how big or small the event is.  

We’ll be using the cosmetic products provided to us by Makeup Forever Middle East. They have been gracious enough to sponsor our Institute with their amazing products. 

Also, if you haven’t read our previous blog, we mentioned that we’re having a crash course on the Professional Platinum Media Makeup Diploma Course. We’re holding this course for three weeks intensively – like a boot camp. The students who will be joining this course will be receiving the benefits of the Platinum Media Makeup Diploma Course. They will be receiving the Platinum Diploma and will be completely certified, discounts from various professional brands like Makeup Forever, Grimas, Kryolan and others. As a student, you’ll also work with professional models for your portfolio of 5 photos. This will help jumpstart your career in the makeup industry.

Apart from this, you’ll also be a part of our amazing team working on big events such as Arab Fashion Week, different trunk shows, and more. You can also be a part of some professional editorial photo Shoots.  

 

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PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP CRASH COURSE

PROFESSIONAL – We are very excited to announce that The Lipstick Makeup Institute in partnership with the Arab Fashion Council our newest program.  The Three Week Professional Platinum Media Makeup Crash Course. 

PROFESSIONAL – In this Course you will learn the basics – advanced makeup application. Whether it be in the beauty field or the fashion industry you’ll be ready to go and be certified. Students who will join this course will have the benefits of the Professional Platinum Media Makeup Course.

You will receive the Platinum Diploma, 5 Professional Portfolio Photos with Models. You will also get discounts to various makeup brands such as Makeup Forever, Kryolan, Grimas, Inglot and others. You’ll get to be part of the Lipstick Team together with the Arab Fashion Council. Work at the Arab Fashion Week, trunk shows, and events.

You will also benefit from working with us on fashion editorial photo shoots, corporate shoots, and others. Since we have a working Photo Studio — YH Studios. We will be able to give you paid and unpaid jobs. This can be of help when you are still starting out to build your portfolio and your network by inviting you to different events and masterclasses. 

The course will start on the 24th of November, 2019. From 10am to 6pm, Sundays to Thursdays for 3 weeks. This is perfect for people who want to get certified in professional makeup artistry in a short amount of time. 

The price is 15, 750 AED (that’s 10,000 plus of discount from the 6 week course) and as mentioned above, you’ll get the benefits of the Platinum Makeup Course and so much more. We are so excited forthis and we hope that we can be a part of your makeup journey and help you kickstart it. 

Professional Special FX by Lipstick Student
Professional Special FX by Lipstick Student

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Final Week of the Platinum Makeup Course

Final week of the Professional Platinum Media Makeup Diploma Course. We’re down to the last topic of the course which is Creative Makeup.

Final Creative makeup, we teach basics of using different mediums such as cream coloured makeup, water based makeup (face paint), body painting and how to stick materials to the skin without damaging it. Besides the Special FX Makeup, Creative makeup is another subject the students look forward to. 

Here are some of the works of our students:

Final Photoshoot of our Platinum Makeup Students
Final Photoshoot of our Platinum Makeup Students

         

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to see our students works and latest news.

We currently have a 20% discount on our Platinum Makeup Course till the end of next week. Instead of paying 26,250 AED, it’s now at 19,999 AED (VAT Inclusive). That’s more than 6,000 AED worth of discounts. 

If you join our Platinum Makeup Course, you will automatically be part of our makeup team. You’ll have the chance to work with us in various jobs and events such as Arab Fashion Week – one of the most awaited fashion shows in the world. We also have different trunk shows wherein you can be a part of, editorial fashion photo shoots, TV Commercials, magazine photo shoots, and events. You will also have the chance to work with famous celebrities, singers, actors and supermodels from around the globe. 

We are also working with various makeup brands such as Makeup Forever, Grimas, Kryolan, Inglot, NYX and a lot more. We strive to give our students the best experience while learning how to do makeup and making sure that we have a good relationship with them even after they graduate. 

Again, we have discounts for the Platinum Course. So book your classes as soon as possible as the slots are limited.

 

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.

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Bridal Makeup Course at TLMI

Bridal Makeup Course is a very popular makeup course in The Lipstick Makeup Institute. 
Final Bridal Makeup by our Student
Bridal Makeup by our Student

 

European Bridal look and an Arabic Makeup look. We can assure you that you can learn how to do it. 

One of our Bridal Makeup Course was done last month with a student coming all the way from Pakistan to study with us. She wanted to brush up on her skills as a makeup artist. At first, she thought that her makeup technique was already good and as it turned out, there were still some things wrong about them.

Before Bridal Makeup
Before Bridal Makeup

 

Eye Makeup
Eye Makeup
Eye Makeup
Eye Makeup
Student Trying to do Her Exercises
Student Trying to do Her Exercises

I pointed out to the student her mistakes and she got it in a day’s worth of practice. Now she’s able to blend properly her eyeshadows and her foundation specially contours and blush.

The next other 2 days, she was able to create her own looks for smokey and cut crease. 

I’ve also pointed out to her a few things about makeup that it has to be impeccable, clean and fresh looking. So there are certain colours to be used in bridal makeup otherwise it will look too dark and gloomy. Foundation shade is also important as you have to make sure that it’s the correct shade whether it is for photography, videography or in person. 

Makeup for brides is tricky because you have to make sure everything is perfect. Skin has to look like skin even with tons of makeup on. 

Indian/Pakistani style bridal makeup is usually a bit heavier than European makeup. That’s because the brides are far away from the guests (on a stage). 

 

If you want to learn more about our makeup courses, you can contact us anytime. 

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Successful Self Makeup Application Course

The last couple of days were really fun and successful. A student enrolled for the self makeup application course for 2 days and we had an amazing time with her. 

At first, she didn’t know much about makeup and brought her own makeup. From there, we assessed her things and checked if they were the right products for her to become successful. Thankfully, she had a few brushes that were fine, and powder, bronzers, blush and lipsticks that were right for her complexion. Apart from that, the only items that were incorrect were her foundation and eyeshadows.

At first, I taught her a few theoretical aspects of makeup before we headed onto creating makeup looks. 

On the first day, we did practice work for Day Makeup. I taught her how to put her makeup on, which brushes to use, how to shape her eyebrows and lips. 

successful makeup
Before

On the second and last day of the Self Application Makeup Course, we did a review of the Day Makeup Look and Transitioned it to Evening Makeup and Party Makeup. She was able to do her own makeup with some guidance. 

successful makeup
After

Learning how to put your own makeup is very important especially because appearance in the workplace is essential. When looking for a job, the first thing an employer looks at is someones photograph. In a job interview, a person’s appearance is something someone checks out. 

When working in the service business, it’s important to have your makeup done impeccably so that your clients will feel at ease when you talk to them. 

Here, at the Lipstick Makeup Institute, we’ll help you land your dream job by helping you in guiding you with your makeup — be it for your workplace, or for a date night. We’re here for you.

 

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Certified While Doing What You Love

Being certified is very important as a makeup artist because it makes your clients feel assured that they’re in good hands. That’s what we are here for – we can help you catapult your career from nothing to an excellent makeup artist. 

We make sure that we’ll help you in your journey by giving you the right tools physically and mentally and be a certified makeup artist.

Certified Makeup Artist - Students' Work
Certified Makeup Artist – Students’ Work

Most of our students know nothing of makeup. Which is perfect because when you know a little bit of something, it’s harder to break a bad habit that to make a new one. 

Most of our former students are working in the industry now either in retail, salons, media, trainers, and salon owners. 

Here are some of our students’ reviews:

“I did the platinum makeup course at The Lipstick MakeUp Institute, during my gap year. It was an awesome experience, I gained not only knowledge but a decent beginner portfolio to start off my makeup journey! Definitely recommend for aspiring makeup artists in Dubai!” – Keleigh Abram

“Just finished a Gold Course at The Lipstick Makeup Institute and it was so informative and interesting I did not want to leave. I visited may schools before I decide and this by far was the best at everything. Also you get to go into the studio with your models and see how being a makeup artist really is. Its the best training i have ever had. Now I know why they win so many awards. Its true they do deserve it. I know why the makeup team do all the fashion shows. You are the best and thank you for everything. I will be back and I will tell everyone about you. Thanks again” – Willamina Smith

“Its awesome makeup institute and I love it and YH Studio is superb” – Kinza Islam

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Last Day of Classes

Last day is always the hardest yet fulfilling day of the courses. The students were tasked to do an Instagram Glamour inspired Makeup with a twist.  As their last photoshoot, they did their best to create their final look as impeccable as possible.

Choosing an inspiration online for their last look was a daunting task but they were able to pull it off. Checking popular ‘makeup gurus’ online made them feel confident about doing their task.

last makeup
Final Makeup by one of the students

How to mix and choose colours and create shapes are the first thing that our students learn in The International Platinum Media Makeup Course. In this final piece, they’re applying everything they’ve learned from choosing a foundation colour, checking the skin type, and choosing colours that would suit their model’s eye colour. They also had to apply contouring and highlighting according to their model’s facial shape. They also learned how to draw their model’s eyebrows, eyeliner and lips, doing an ombre lip, and lots of other things that they’ve learned.

Things that they’ve been struggling with in the first weeks they were able to achieve on their final week of photoshoots. As earlier during the week they did other shoots like the No Makeup Makeup Look and Makeup for Mature Ladies. They also did Evening looks, Glamour, and Arabic makeup. Special FX, Creative Makeup, High Fashion, and Creative Instagram Glamour Makeup were last. All of which they had to conceptualise by themselves prior to the shoots.

The students gave it their all during the final leg of their course making sure they were able to finish their looks on time. The students also stayed with the photographer to check how their models look so they can do any touch ups if needed.

That was really a fun week!

 

Foundation for You

Foundation is very important in makeup application.

There are literally thousands of different shades and formulas in the market today. In this blog post, I’ll give you a few easy tips and tricks when it comes to finding the perfect foundation for you.

 

Fashion Show Backstage
Fashion Show Backstage

 

Skin Type

Finding out your skin type is vital into finding the perfect formula of foundation for your skin. Different kinds of skin types but the most common are normal, dry, oily, and combination. How do you distinguish which one is yours? Take a few oil blotting paper and place them one side of your forehead, nose, cheek, jaw, and chin. Check which blotting paper has oil in it. 

Foundation Shades
Fashion Show Backstage

Normal Skin: All sheets have a minimal amount of oil

Dry Skin: all sheets are dry

Oily Skin: All sheets have more amount of oil

Combination Skin: Forehead, Cheeks, Nose, and Chin have oil

Skin Tone

We are either Cool, Neutral or Warm toned. Check the veins on your wrists. The natural colour of our veins are blue so if your veins appear blue then you’re in the cool-toned spectrum due to the lack of melanin in the skin (skin is translucent). If your vein appears green, then you’re in the warm-toned spectrum. If you see your veins are purple then you’re probably neutral.

Skin Colour

Now that you’ve established your skin tone, time to find the right shade for you. Finding the correct shade is usually very daunting. I always suggest going to a physical store when buying foundation instead of buying online. Most formulas oxidise so it’s best to try it on yourself before purchasing it. I suggest that when you go shopping, always start with a couple of foundations you’re eyeing on and carry on throughout your day shopping. Check it after a couple of hours and then come back to the shop to purchase or try another one. 

Foundation Shade

In choosing your foundation shade, apply your foundation to your jawline and part of your neck. Decide on which part of your body do you want to follow (neck and chest or face) because most of us have either lighter or darker faces than other parts of our body. 

Coverage/Finish

In choosing the thickness, texture and formula of your foundation, you have to choose it according to your skin type.

Normal Skin: Any Liquid or Cream-based

Dry Skin: BB Creams, Liquid and Cream-based with extra moisture

Oily Skin: Water-based Cake, Full Matte Coverage, Compact Powder Foundation.

Combination: Any formula as long as it’s properly primed and moisturised in the correct areas.

Congratulations! I hope you enjoy your new foundation.:)

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