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                                                The Lipstick Makeup Institute and YH Studios

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Bold & Beautiful

Dramatic and Edgy

Inspired by Avant-Garde Makeup

Makeup Concept

Avant garde makeup is the absolute opposite of a natural look.

The word avant garde itself is a French term meaning 'advance guard' 

unusual or unique and new

experimental or innovative in nature.

Artistic looks that are often exotic and high fashion makeup styles

You see these artistic makeup looks on the

runway and fashion show models,

for advertisements and special photo shoots,

in fashion and beauty magazines

From whimsical to dark, avant garde eye makeup

The eyes are truly the gem of a great avant garde makeup creation

Creative Makeup

Using Kryolan products

The focus of this artistic makeup is the eyes

The Masterclass

Step to step guide

Step to Step Makeup Guide
The Masterclass
Step to step guide
Step to step guide

Fun in the Studio

Artistic, dramatic and extreme style of makeup.

You can use multiple shades, or attach bold  false eyelashes for volume

Play with the eyes well by using creative artistry

To make your avant garde makeup look more effective and convincing.

Talented Hair Stylists

Exciting

Grungy smudged

Aside from using cosmetics, there are also other mediums used such as

gems, stones, glitters and feathers.

The look depends on the inspiration of the makeup artist or designer

When it comes to finding an avant garde inspiration, the choices are endless.

As they say, anything goes.

It can be the current fashion trends, characters from movies, books or plays, celebrities, and more.

Its all about getting creative and having fun

You can do almost anything with artistic makeup

Check out the wknd magazine to get the step to step guide on how to re create this amazing look

 

Arab Fashion Week Fashion Shows Day 1

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! #glowingskin #gettheglow #nomakeuplook #clearskin 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. #smokeyeyes #goldlips #gettheglow #smokeyeyes #goldlips #gettheglow        IMG_9135 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. DSC_0095 DSC_0093 #glowingskin #sopeachy #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. #babypink #gloss #sweetheart #babypink #gloss #sweetheart 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.   #pastels #muafun #funkycolours        #pastels #muafun #funkycolours #pastels #muafun #funkycolours DSC_0135 DSC_0092 We hope you enjoyed Day 1 art Arab Fashion Week  with us just as exciting as we did. Day 2 to follow.          

Back Stage at Arab Fashion Week

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 DSC_0146 IMG_9170 _MG_1732 _MG_2435 MakeUp at the ready
Colours ready
Colours ready
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. DSC_0146 IMG_2725 IMG_2793 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  
The Lipstick MakeUp Institute team
Lights Camera Action Lets get this show on the road. IMG_9544 _MG_2424 IMG_1887 IMG_1913 IMG_1914 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.
Girls gotta eat
IMG_1887 18558816_10155321965130789_5565447266599780937_o 18595502_10155321965625789_8376576188046861196_o 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.        

Cool UV Makeup H2

Another interesting day using Cool UV Makeup  and at The Lipstick makeup Institute. We gave our students  an opportunity to use their skills that they have learnt.  I have them to the task apply simple techniques. We have a party to attend for Career soon and they want this kind of tribal make up. so the students can have experience at this kind of body spray work I set them thee task. I bought the stencils from the art shop and the paints from, "kryolan". Some are UV and some not. The UV just looks so vibrant though.   We started with the green Cool UV makeup base and to get a clear smooth body spray cover is also an art. Slowly and evenly is always the best. Its better to do a few layers then one really full one as the paint will run. You also get different textures and tones if you apply in the correct way. If you want this of course. It does create more depth rather than one block colour. After this is applied then we can start with the stencils. As I told the students its best to wet the Aqua colours and dab rather than brush. This way you will get and even effect without brush strokes.   The trick is all to work fast! efficient, confident will work best with this kind of UV Makeup. Also, not to make it look like stencils. To do the work on the arm you have to repeat the stencil 3 times so join the line up! Use free hand. Give some depth to it also by adding some gold or brown to create a 3D effect.   Here are a few shots from behind the scenes and a couple from the final images in the studio. Please enjoy them, we enjoyed really  creating the look.
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Cool UV Makeup on our Teacher T The Lipstick Make Up Institute
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UV Makeup Spraying in action.
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Spraying of The Orange UV Makeup Colour
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Photoshoot in the studio of sister company, "YH studios DXB' by our CEO, Yasmin Hussain, "UAE Business Award Photography Winner 2017" !
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Photoshoot of the Cool UV Makeup
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Final Shot of the UV Makeup Look
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Photoshoot for Kids Fashion

Yesterday we had a wonderful day shooting kids fashion with some lovely kids at YH STUDIOS DXB and THE LIPSTICK MAKEUP INSTITUTE  during ONE FRIDAY KIDS photoshoot . One Friday , a high fashion and affordable kids wear retailer in India , thier collection features kids wear , shoes , accessories, sunglasses, headbands and trinkets , to suit all the wardrobe needs under one roof . Kids started arriving with their parents to the studio early morning and i worked on their hair and  makeup and Yasmin our managing    director and head  photographer  started styling thier clothes , shoses and accesories   which arrived organized in different sizes and colours for boys and girls . The day  was full of  excitement , happiness and joy , we were running after the kids all over the place changing their outfits , playing in the sand. The kids were not bothered about the wind and even the rain at times! We did half the shoot the week before on the Palm as one of the kids was leaving Dubai. It was a must that we had to photograph her though. She is so cool and very stylish that we had to include her in the shoot so we did. Part 2 was on the beach on a very unpredictable day. It was cloudy, windy and very blustery. We had to do the shoot!! There was no time to waste. This time of year the weather is so unpredictable but we took our chances and it paid off. It was so much much fun. More importantly we got amazing pictures and the kids had so much fun.   It always shows in the images and on the kids faces.  Running freely on the sand and in the water is just so liberating for them and its not work its enjoyable. Here are a few images of behind the scenes. Hope you like them. We will post the finalised images once the client has chosen them this week.   IMG_0806 IMG_0808a IMG_0859b IMG_0880a IMG_0690 IMG_0693 IMG_0697 IMG_0714 IMG_0720 IMG_0859 16649319_1255955684481511_6090224857788777067_n 16649443_1255955824481497_6413256827225069453_n 16729031_1255955787814834_2577905083618302003_n 16729331_1255955747814838_5734006393094721034_n 16729349_1255955697814843_8161862666212036088_n-1 16729349_1255955697814843_8161862666212036088_n 16730158_1255955677814845_6485585400823148406_n 16806707_1255955721148174_7344199324908930970_n 16807363_1255955667814846_6166797317372176014_n

Lamya Abedin’s amazing show at SS17 with The Lipstick Teams

QUEEN OF SPADES TOOK ME ON A VOYAGE DU CARNAVAL

  Thursday 6th October 2016  the beautiful Lamya Abedin opened Arab fashion week with her Carnival Themed Fashion Show. Simply elegance. 14593454_10207725487114914_1740429992_n-1 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. 14627775_10207723115095615_621050769_n-1-1 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. 14610703_10207723114935611_1065440215_n-1 14585433_10207723119215718_1180721091_n-1 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.

Day 4 of Arab Fashion Week

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. _mg_2872-copy
Here are some amazing shots from #yhstudiosdxb our sister company.
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Day 3 Backstage photos of Arab Fashion Week

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.
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