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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. 

 

New Platinum Media Course with huge discount currently now!!!

New Platinum Media Course with huge discount currently now!!!

Last 2 days of The Sale Guys. ramadan offer is nearly over. 

We keep only a limited amount seats so that students are attended to. Ours students get so much attention that they learn so much faster and with ease.

Its never a competition to win the teachers attention as we are only a few in the class. As a result of this the students are accelerating in their skills. 

For instance, if you are in a class of 25 people only watching demos you will jot learn half as much. As for this in our school you learn faster so we teach you more! You save so much money doing our courses as we are like having 6 courses in 1. 

You will be in an environment of peace and tranquility with the soft sound of music playing in the background. It’s a pleasure to come to school. 

Hi there,  New Platinum Media Course with huge discount currently now!!!

We are pleased to announce that currently now available at The Lipstick Make Up Institute  a great discount on the new Platinum Media Diploma Course. You pay only AED 19999 instead of AED 26250. Hurry up as only 5 days left until it’s ends.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be trained by the best makeup teachers of Dubai.  Get 6 weeks of amazing training at one of the best international makeup institutes.

Try backstage life with The Lipstick Makeup Institute  Team, chance to work & practice with professional models.  

Create your portfolio together with the Best Fashion Photography Studio of Dubai, YH Studios DXB. 

 We want to share with you some more good news.

This 2019 year brings two more Global  Awards into our doors . Ok, so the first one is Best Fashion Photographer Dubai taken by our incredible Yasmin Hussain & Best Makeup Artist World Fashion Awards Dubai by one of our Head makeup educators – Khrystyna Dmytruk. 

     

Meanwhile our Lipstick makeup team was not waisting their time.

They did two hundred people for World Cup Dubai 2019 in 5 hours. Yes, yes, I’m not mistaken , TWO HUNDRED PEOPLE, hair and makeup. Isn’t it the sign of being the best?

Team is our proud. Need to mention that most of the members are the best graduates of The Lipstick Makeup Institute. 

Beautiful Makeup
Backstage works of The Lipstick Makeup Institute

In April we are waiting for new season of Arab Fashion Week don’t miss it out . Follow us on Facebook and Instagram. #yhstudiosdxb and #thelipstickmakeupinstitute You’ll be able to be updated with new trends , new faces in fashion world and of course backstage life life. 

 Our beautiful boss saying , that she has a good team around her and without each of us we would not achieve what we are now.

Support and dedication are the main strong points that rolling life in a right way.

UAE is really such an a mazing country that provides the opportunity to grow and giving such a great support to each and everyone. 

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. 

Check out our students’ works at:

www.instagram.com/thelipstickmakeupinstitute

 

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

If you want to learn more about our courses, give us a call at +971528349964

www.thelipstickmakeup.institute

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!

 

Fashion Platinum Course

Fashion Platinum Course, Its that time again when  is going to begin.

Fashion Platinum Course The next course starts on the 11th November and there is nothing more to say that you must join.

Its the most creative, innovative, interesting and amazing Course we have developed.

For the 6 weeks you will learn all you need to know about makeup to become a professional makeup artist. We provide you with a Book like the one below which is the cover. Its mega thick and is packed full of information about every aspect of makeup.

Here at The Lipstick Makeup Institute we also have a photography studio. Not just any photography studio though. We are Special!

We have a GLOBAL Award Winning Studio, YH Studios DXB. 

www.yhstudiosdxb.com

This advantage means that every student gets their work photographed on a daily basis. The students spend tome with the photographers in the studio and get a great understanding of how to behave like a makeup artist too. They also can see the difference between makeup for catwalk, media and beauty.

Fashion Platinum Course
Fashion Platinum Cover

Its so cool to see  how much the students increase on a daily basis with their skills. They see the change in themselves too which is such a confident boost. Once they start to learn the fundamental principles of makeup they start to really learn fast.

 

We teach them everything, nude makeup, fashion makeup, bridal makeup, special effects makeup, high fashion makeup. The no makeup look, Glamorous makeup, absolutely everything about makeup. We work with designers too who supply clothes and jewellers for accessories.

 

We have so many lovely people who volunteer to come and models for the students so they can practise and as a thank you they get a free photograph.

 

Thank you so much to all you wonderful people.

 

 

 

Burj Al Arab – The Luxury Project

Burj al Arab is one of the most luxurious hotels in the UAE and we had the chance to work with the lovely Carlotta Conca  (www.lustforthesublime.com) during her stay here in Dubai.

Carlotta is an Italian Luxury Travel blogger who has travelled in the most beautiful places around the world. She documents her stays in different hotels, resorts, travel spots for people who might want to come to those places. She also features the food, transportation, the night life and activities in the places that she goes to in style.

We were so pleased when we got an email from her indicating that she was going to be in town for a few days and she needed a photographer to document her stay at the Burj al Arab. So for us to be able to work with her is such a great honor.

We got to the most luxurious hotel in Dubai at the given time and made sure we had everything we needed. Brushes, makeup, hair tools, and our cameras. Huge glass doors and gold embellished walls, furniture, and rooms greeted us upon arrival.

We brought the whole crew with us from YH Studios, one of our instructors from The Lipstick Makeup Institute, and our Platinum Makeup Course student.

As an institute, we make sure we bring our students to location shoots to experience real life scenarios as a makeup artist. We give them tasks, even just assisting, so they know what to do in situations like this in the future.

BTS Carlotta Conca

The student was able to complete the look with the help of the instructor for both makeup and hair. The student also assisted the model by retouching her makeup throughout the shoot.

Burj Al Arab

BTS Carlotta Conca

We ended the shoot by celebrating a little with a few snacks and drinks at her hotel room.

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.:)

Visit our website: http://thelipstickmakeup.institute to learn about our different makeup courses available and get massive discounts on our Platinum and Gold Makeup Courses.

Creative Makeup Week

Nothing pleases me more than getting extremely creative students.

During our last leg of the course, our students get their hands “dirty” during the Creative Makeup Week. They work with glitter, metallic paints, latex, fake blood, wax, and everything that as to do with Special Effects makeup. In a way, it’s like Halloween all year round in the institute. hahahaha!

Our International Platinum Course is a Fashion Makeup Course as we work closely with Our Sister company YH Studios DXB who is a Global Award Winning studio. All our students are privileged enough to work with the photographers every day.  all their models are shot in the studio after makeup. This teaches the students how to become a “REAL” Makeup artist. By this I mean they learn the etiquette of being a makeup artist.

They just don’t learn how to apply makeup but learn how to act in a real shoot. They need to understand when it is the right time to correct any makeup or do touch ups. They need to understand that its a joint effort in making perfect pictures.

The relationship between Makeup Artist and Photographer is very important. This can be the essence of creating the perfect look. Atmosphere and ambiance really shows in the final image.

 

our student learn all about #fashion-makeup and High Fashion makeup at The Lipstick Makeup Institute. If you want to excel in the world of makeup then join our Makeup Institute. We are Award winners 2017 and 1018 for a reason. 

 

We really love what we do. Its a lifestyle not just a career.

 

 

Creative Butterfly Fairy Makeup by one of our students
Butterfly Fairy Makeup by one of our students
Creative Dark Aries Makeup by one of the students
Dark Aries Makeup by one of the students
Neon Skull Candy Makeup by one of our students
Skull Candy Makeup by one of our students
Golden Goddess
One of the student’s models