Category Archives: The Lipstick MAKEUP 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.

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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.

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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.

 

 

 

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
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One of the student’s models

 

Lipstick’s Students at the Emirates Palace

The Lipstick Makeup Institute Graduates worked at the Emirates Palace for a day.

20th of July, 2018 marks a very special day in the Lipstick Makeup Institute’s history. Together with our partners from Ted Morgan, our former students took in the task of creating the looks for Chinese dancers and musicians who were invited to perform for UAE’s Royal family and China’s President Xi Jinping at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.

https://www.thenational.ae/uae/heritage/orchestral-performance-hits-the-right-note-for-chinese-visit-1.752592

Artists from all around the world gathered in Abu Dhabi for this special event prepared performances that highlighted the relationship of the UAE with China with fusions of the Far and Middle East in song and dance.

Behind the Scenes Rehearsals

Our graduates were challenged to do makeup on about 20 people in a span of 2 hours with the guidance of one of the teachers and organisers.

Behind the Scenes - Backstage

They were tasked to do traditional Chinese makeup with red and orange eyeshadow and a scarlet red lip.

 

Work in Progress Pegs for the Show

They also did makeup on the European  and Emirati Musicians with a classic light smokey eye and nude or red lips.

As for the kids, they had very simple makeup that suit their age and performance – clean foundation, blush, lip gloss.

As the students hustle backstage, Chinese Reporters come in and out of the makeup room to interview  the performers.

It was a very busy and stressful day but in the end, it was all worth it.

The Life of a Makeup Artist

The Life of a Makeup Artist

Have you ever spent hours late at night watching makeup tutorials online and thought…hmm I’d love to be her/him one day.I bet you have as I have in the past. I have imagined working with famous  celebrities and traveling around the world doing what I love, while getting paid for it.

So I took the chance, flew to Dubai and the rest was history.

I thought the life of a Makeup Artist was easy.

Believe me, I had to crawl my way into the industry, as years ago, makeup artists from my country were not as in demand as they are now.

I had to train every single day crying while I drew eyeliners. I have lived in places not suitable for human beings and worked with impossible personalities.

But in spite of all that, I kept going. I honed my skills, trying to gain as much experience as I can, learned from different styles of makeup from different people, and always having that goal of stepping up in my career.

Fast-forward 15 years later, I still haven’t reached all my goals. So far, I’ve crossed out a few things off my bucket list though – such as, worked for VIPs of Dubai, princesses, celebrities, worked in media, getting my work published in magazines, attending classy events, meeting amazing people in the industry and so much more.

Now because of all the experiences I’ve had, I can teach a new generation of men and women what I’ve learned. And maybe you don’t have to go through what I’ve gone through by taking our Platinum Makeup Course this Ramadan.

The Lipstick Makeup Institute is offering a 40% discount 25,000 AED to 15,000 AED for a limited time. If you take this course, I’m sure you’ll get ahead in the game really fast. Just call: 0528349964

 

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The International Platinum Media Makeup Course with Diploma

The International Platinum Media Makeup Course with Diploma

The Lipstick Makeup Institute and YH Studios

Based in the heart of Media City in Dubai

We offer many different courses to our students

The International Platinum Media Makeup Course with Diploma

This is a 6 week course

You will learn everything there is to know about makeup

Starting with the basics

You will learn all different makeup looks

From Beauty to Red Carpet, Bollywood

Bridal, Fantasy and Special Effects

Having the experience to work with professional models

Working with professional photographers

10 pictures for your portfolio… Amazing!!

International Diploma

Here is 1 of our students

She has just completed her 6 week Platinum Course

Always a pleasure to present them with their Diploma

Zouha receiving her certificate

Platinum media Make Up Course
Zouha our student receiving her Diploma Certificate with Yasmin the Director of YH Studios and Chaliya Makeup Educator

 

Lets have a look at some of her amazing work

 

This is a beautiful beauty makeup on one of our stunning models queen

To create this look Zouha created a stunning Ombre Lip

Using Pinks, Purples and Orange Tones and Shades

Flawless Highlighted Skin

Gorgeous Gold Shimmery Eyes  

Beauty Makeup Look

 

WOW…

This look was all about colours and blending

Using bright vibrant colours

Creating a rainbow effect eyeshadow across the eye lid

Perfectly blended eye shadow

With a silver glitter lip

Spray paint colours used on her hair

The Platiunm Makeup Course
Playful Colour Pop Creative Makeup

 

Some backstage shots

Special effects Makeup

Gory, Gruesome

Loads of fun creating this look

Great for Halloween looks

Scary, Zombies, Fake Blood, Latex

Special Effects Makeup on The International Platinum Media Makeup Course with Diploma
Special Effects Makeup

 

Here at The Lipstick Makeup Institute we are using Kryolan products

Playing with different colours and textures

UV eye shadows

Glitters

Makeup In Action
Makeup In Action

 

Facebook page The Lipstick Makeup Institute

Instagram Page @Thelipstickmakeupinstitute

Check out our pages for more amazing work done by our students

If makeup is your passion

Come and join some of our courses and get artistic and creative yourself.

 

Creative Makeup

Creative Makeup

This Makeup is all about having fun

You can be as Creative as you want

Get Inspired

Creative makeup is about using your model as a canvas

Create what ever comes to mind

Using the bodies natural curvatures to create shapes and styles 

There is no right or wrong way about doing these makeup looks

Far from being your typical everyday makeup

Creative makeup transforms a person to appear as something they are not

Makeup is so much fun,

Especially when you start to use your creative mind

Use your imagination

Colourful ~ Playful ~ Glowing ~ Vibrant ~ Paints ~ UV 

Let you Creative mind run wild

Colour Pop

Different Techniques

Textures 

Express yourself

Creativity

Students have so much fun and get really into these looks

This Makeup is done by one of our students on The Platinum Makeup Course

This is a 6 week course designed for anyone wanting to learn all aspects of makeup

No makeup experience required

Makeup In Action

We Love it, the Models Love it

We have regular models

Always wanting to come back and be transformed into something new

Beauty ~ Magical ~ Creative ~ Scary 

This course covers many makeup looks including

Red Carpet, Bollywood, Fantasy and  Special Effects Makeup

And much more…

Endless Fun

Makeup Passion

Glitters, feathers, Paints, UV

You will end up absolutely covered in Glitters 

Weeks later you will still be finding glitter on you

We provide fantastic training courses on Creative Makeup @Thelipstickmakeupinstitute

 

“MAKEUP IS MY ART”

Creative Bird Makeup

This is a picture that one of our students created while being taught in The Lipstick makeup institute

Creative / Fantasy makeup has a much more artistic approach than ordinary face makeup

Want to come and get Creative Check out our courses

“CHOOSE A JOB YOU LOVE AND YOU WILL NEVER WORK A DAY IN YOUR LIFE”

Dubai Media City

 

Amazing Pool Shoot with Lara Tabet

What a great pool shoot with Lara Tabet

Amazing Pool Shoot with a beach body to die for!

Hi Guys I’m Chaliya the new head makeup artist here at The Lipstick Makeup Institute.

Im British from the UK, I have lived in Dubai for 4 years.

I have a huge passion for make up. I previously worked for Mac Cosmetics in Dubai & London Harrods, which was what influenced me to become a makeup educator.

“Its a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together”

I love being able to pass on my knowledge of makeup to the students & watch them develop into great makeup artists.

I am teaching master classes with the students, where they get to learn all aspects of makeup from beauty to special effects. This is when they can really show their talents. Their imaginations can run wild.

We have many  courses for beginners who have no experience in makeup. We  teach them everything they need to know.

My  1st out of studio shoot was an amazing experience. In an amazing location in City Walk Dubai.

Working with the sand & water between your toes, out in the sun what more could you want!

Lara looking beautiful in her glamours bikinis.

Amazing Views with the Burj Khalifa.

Beautiful Sunset in the distance.

Dubai is such a magical place for a photo shoot, with the beach views, amazing tall buildings

Applying makeup touch ups when needed.

So much fun can’t wait for the next beach shoot!

Lara Tabet is such an inspiring woman she’s known as a Brand Ambassador, Middle East Luxury Business Developer, Official Spokeswoman for Arab Fashion Council and TV Presenter

You can follow her on Instagram @laratabetgallery

Dubai Skyline Burj Khalifa
Amazing Views of the Burj Khalifa

 

 

 

Mothers Day makeup by our students

Lets celebrate all the lovely Mums!

The Lipstick Makeup Institute was a part of the Mothers Day makeup filming in Osh Kosh baby store.

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Mothers Day makeup at Osh Kosh store

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Your setup reflects you. Make sure that your makeup products and brushes are always clean and well organised.

We took our students to experience the working on a location and in front of camera feeling of the Mothers Day makeup filming .

Our students were responsible for a nice flawless and fresh makeup on these lovely ladies.

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Students in action applying Mothers Day makeup

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The task was easy. The mothers got few questions to answer while our students are pampering them and making sure they look lovely and perfectly made up. In this case the perfectly made up means not over the top, nothing glamorous but just a touch of makeup what will make the face fresh, the skin flawless.

The less is always more. This is the most important to memorise!

Always work with the face and the features. Don’t try to apply the same makeup style on every single face.

We are all unique, we all have a different personality also different needs when it comes to makeup. What will suit to me won’t suit you and to some other person.

Our students are trained in that way to recognise the needs of different faces and features. Makeup is used to enhance the beauty and correct the small imperfections not to make you look like a different person.

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Todays makeup look was a Mothers Day makeup. Why is it different than the other makeup looks?

Its very light as a base. On the eyes we were using beige, browns with a touch of highlight. Mascara of course is a must. On the cheeks we added a touch of peach-orange colour to give a refreshing effect for the face as some of our ladies didn’t sleep much. On the lips a transparent lipgloss.

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Mothers Day makeup

Our students in action. Beautifying our lovely models.

It was fun. We heard loads of stories about the funniest stories about their kids, the most important words they love to hear from their kids, and the everyday with 2 or 3 kids in the house.

All these lovely ladies deserve loads of attention, love and pampering… not only when its Mothers Day… but every day!!