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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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Dubai Modest Fashion Week

We are all really please to be asked to participate in the Dubai modest  Fashion Week. Its an amazing event. The first time to be held in the UAE to be held here. It has ben showcased in London, Istanbul and New York, sop not such a small event. It was influcted  with influencers, bloggers and amazing designers. It is the first time that The Lipstick Make Up Institute has been involved in a fashion Show with predominantly hijabs. The models looked just so beautiful and elegant in the Beautiful designs all ver elegant for Dubais Modest Fashion Week. There were so many designers that came to Dubai just for this event from all over the world. As usual, The Lipstick Make Up Institute Teams just love Fashion Shows. We thrive on the adrenalin and the rush of the exciting challenges that the days bring. We love the pressure and th dramatic changes from designer to designer. This time though there were not too may changes as it the Title of the Show says, The Modern Fashion Show! so hence the makeup had also to be minimalistic and not so pronounced. Delicate and flawless makeup was the dominant feature of the shows. This was so not to take anything away from the designers and the clothes. I never knew that there so many ways to wear a hijab and look so cool. The clothes were very , " now" and so  in with fashion, we were all so impressed. The fashion world is complimenting each continent and blending from East to west and north to south and the results of this are shown on the runway. We just can't wait for the next Fashion Show. This is the season of events and the teams are all busy bees. Next week The Lipstick Make Up institute Teams are celebrating on a yacht party together as a great ending to the year. We can sail and watch the sunset together on The Palm Jumeirah. Cannot wait. Congratulations to Everyone!!!!  
All the girls out in force!
Cool models backstage
Our Boss, Yasmin Hussain
Beautiful models ready to roll!
Amazing Location, Burj Khalifa Park
Our Cool Boote at Mdoest Fashion Fashion Week
Lipstick Flyers
Lipstick Team Backstage
One of Our students from The International Platinum Media Make Up Course came along to gain valuable experience.
Outside is getting busy!
Backstage makeup
The Lipstick Make Up Institute Teams hard at work backstage
Models loving it!
Beautiful Lips.
Beautiful shots taken by Yasmin Hussain, from YH Studios DXB our Boss.
 
Great outside area
Funky outfits on show
Cool Art Outside
Great Location for a Fashion Show
Lipstick Team In action
Our Boss, backstage
New Makeup!
 

The International Diploma Platinum Makeup Course

International Platinum Media Makeup Course With Diploma

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The Lipstick Makeup Institute 
"Love what you do, do what you love"

Do youhave a passion for makeup...

Become a Professional Makeup Artist in just 6 weeks

Receive an International Diploma 

10 Professional Pictures of you work for your portfolio

Opportunity to work with Professional models

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Don't  miss out on this amazing  opportunity  

Starting 5th November  2017

6 Week Course

Sunday - Thursday, 10am - 4pm

FUN, EXCITING COURSE

Learn all aspects of Makeup

No make up look, Day time and Evening Look

European bridal

Smokey looks (classical, wet smoky)

Catwalk and Red Carpet Make up

Glamorous Make up

Glamorous Makeup
Glamorous Makeup

Arabic Make up

Bollywood Make up

Creative Makeup
Creative Makeup

Fantasy and Creative looks

Special Effects

Halloween is just around the corner why not learn to create your own Zombies just in time

Based in the Heart of Dubai, Media City

Using only the best Kryolan Products

This Course is for people who are serious about a career as a ***Professional Media Makeup Artist***

"Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life"

Creative, Imagination, Fun, Artistic

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.  

WKND Magazine

                                                                              WKND Magazine

                                                                               Khaleej Times 

                                                                   Published  August 4th 2017

                                                                      khaleejtimes.com/wknd

                    Second year running we are very please to have our work published in the Khaleej Times

                                                            Take a look into our Masterclass here at

                                                The Lipstick Makeup Institute and YH Studios

                                                                   to achieve this awesome look

 
WKND Magazine
 

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

 

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  

Wknd Khaleej Times Mag Nude makeup

We are really honoured to be interviewed by the wknd khaleej times magazine. We gave a tutorial on achieving the no makeup look , The way we teach at The Lipstick Makeup Institute  which  is the trend now in Dubai and around the whole world . How to achieve this gorgeous look ? This is the question everyone into fashion and beauty is asking. Its not as easy as you think.  The lipstick makeup institute expert gave a step by step beauty  tutorial to answer all about this new makeup trend . Here is our tutorial  steps and makeup tips  to our beautiful ladies in dubai and the lipstick makeup institute lovers . Here are the STEPS below in print.   1 - cleansing , toning and moisturising which is the most important step . 2 - Its so important to find the perfect foundation for your skin tone. You can even   blend another foundation lighter or darker to get an effortlessy natural glow. Our skin colour changes constantly. A bit of sun and we are a shade darker. We must compensate for this. 3 - You can blend the foundation well with a wet sponge or a brush. You must blend it in well though so its almost invisible. This is the sign of good foundation. 4 - You should contour under the cheekbone , jawline , chin, temples and nose. This will  lightly to give defention to your features . 5 - apply correctors to even out the dark circles , then highlight the centre of chin , under eyes and top of cheekbones with a cream highlighter . 6 - in order to set the base use loose or translucent powder and blend it with a brush . this will ensure a matte finish . 7 - run a brush through your eyebrows and highlight with a shade that is at least three or four lighter than your eyeshadow . this is to give a gentle defention . 8 - apply an eyeshadow over your eyes . start with a lighter base and move on to a darker shade . 9 - take an angular brush dab it on a darker shade that complements the eyeshadow and apply it on top of your eyes , smudge it later with the brush ( you could avoid eyeliner completly ) . 10 - for mascaras you can choose to apply a combination one for length the other for volume . 11 - to give your lower eyeline  just the right amount of definition apply a beige liner and for a night time look you could substitute with a white liner . 12 - for blush go for soft colours like peaches or oranges and for a night look you could use a bronzer or dark pinks depending on the lipstick you are wearing . 13 - apply a lipliner for lipstick , go for glossy ,understated colours in this case its rosy , brown avoid mattes .   Its so easy once you know how and follow instructions.   Long gone now are the days when we paste the make up and have rosy cheeks and seriously contoured cheekbones. Less is more as they say.   Please have a look at the pictures below and see our gorgeous model, Clementine Harriett transformed. She is beautiful anyway but glows with our expert makeup and Kryolan make up. IMG_5930 IMG_5929 IMG_5918IMG_5919IMG_5920   IMG_5921 IMG_5922 IMG_5923 IMG_5924 IMG_5925 IMG_5926 IMG_5927   IMG_5928IMG_5933    

Day 2 Halloween Make up

Our second day at #billionairemansiondubai where we are doing all the halloween make up! Scary stuff ha. One of the best nightclubs in Dubai. Don't you just love Dubai? Everyone just gets so  involved and makes the most of every occasion. It really is a community like no other. I feel that everyone cares about themselves and loves one another and really do make friends easy here. Make up and photography brings everyone together in a unique way.   This is a city to party and make the most out of life. You would think in an Arab country things would be a little suppressed but Sheikh Mohammed in my eyes and really everyone I know we call him The Great Sheikh Mohammed. He is the greeters guy on this earth in my opinion, I can say that because my father is no longer with us!   He has given us an opportunity to come here and live our dreams. He has given us the freedom to grow and create and party! I can't thank this great man enough.   So getting back to Halloween, As I do tend to meander when I feel passionate about things which is basically everything!!   Here are some shots of our amazing Lipstick make Up Institute Team at work.   Hope you like them.   Tune in all this week for our diverse lifestyles. Tomorrow Nikki Beach!     img_5594 img_5595 img_5596 img_5597 img_5598 img_5599 img_5627 img_5629 img_5630 img_5632 img_5634 img_5635 img_5636 img_5637 img_5638    

Spooky Halloween here at YH Studios and The Lipstick Makeup Institute

Its that time of year again, halloween is nearly upon us! I got the girls to get the stage make up out and get practising their spooky skills as we have many bookings over this crazy period that we love. Its different, fun and ever so creative. We have many projects going on. My team are working at Billionaire Mansion which is in Touch Hotel this week too making the staff look spooky and creating a fun atmosphere in the Club. There is no pattens really with Halloween make up unless you want something specific. You can just get a face and let your hands and mind start wondering! Thats the fun in it. Look here is a ghost at my desk ha!! If you are going to a party or just want to dress up  and have some fun with your friends then call us and we will be happy to make you look the scariest we can. We have the talent, the skills and the enthusiasm to be creative with your face so let us ha ha.   Here at The Lipstick make Up institute we have fun and also our sister company  #yhstudiosdxb we photograph your memories so you get the best of both worlds.   Yh Studios DXB has been in Dubai for 4 years now and basically operates on repeat business as their reputation is proceeding them .   Not only are they professional , have an amazing studio, always include make up and hair with all their packages but are so talented that they are fast becoming the best photo studio in Dubai. In any industry consistency is everything!!   Anyway, if you want the best if both worlds, the best make up institute in Dubai and the best photography studio in Dubai then you know where to come!   See you soon hopefully for the best experience of a lifetime. Seriously, I know you will love it.   Here is the ghost that was occupying my desk ha ha!!   img_5549                

Arab Fashion Week Final Day

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!   img_0552 img_0618 img_0609 img_0606 img_0602 img_0598 img_0596 img_0591 img_0581 img_0577 img_0576 img_0573 img_0568 img_0566 img_0563 img_0560 img_0556 img_0554img_0568   img_0591 img_0596 img_0598 img_0602 img_0606 img_0618 img_0626 img_0630 img_0631 img_0656 img_0663 img_0679 img_0618 img_0606 img_0602 img_0598 img_0686 img_0707 img_0722 img_0730 img_0733 img_0745 img_0751 img_0758 img_0762 img_0769 img_0775 img_0782 img_0784 img_0808 img_0795 img_0785 img_0817 img_0865 img_0846 img_0835 img_0827 img_0826