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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. 

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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. 

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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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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.

 

 

 

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

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Amazing Views of the Burj Khalifa

 

 

 

Strobing

What is strobing, you ask? It’s a fun term for highlighting, basically. Forget everything you learned about contouring (it was hard to master, anyway). Extra highlighting will give you a dewy, shimmery, more youthful glow. But because “dewy” can turn into “sweaty” super-quick, here are a few tips to keep you on the right track.

  1. Prep your skin with a hydrating moisturizer. Strobing is all about getting the perfect glow, so you’ll need to replenish dull, dry skin with a good moisturizer first. If you have naturally oily skin, use one that’s oil-free.
  2. Use a highlighter shade that best matches your skin tone. To avoid the frosted ’90s look, make sure the highlighter you’re using complements your skin tone for a subtle sheen.
  3. Only use the highlighter in spots that catch light: on your cheekbones, along your temples, down the bridge of your nose, below your brow bone, in the corners of your eyes, and above your cupid’s bow. This will enhance your natural features. Don’t spread the product all over your face, or else your glow will turn into a greasy mess. If you have oily skin, skip areas like your forehead or chin, which have a little shine already.
  4. After you’ve applied the highlighter, blend it out with your fingers, a fan brush, or a damp makeup sponge. To avoid blobs of product and obvious makeup lines, make sure you blend any harsh edges of highlighter so it fades into the rest of your skin.

5. If you have oily skin, opt for matte bronzer, blush, or other facial     products, and only use a shimmery highlighter.

 

To avoid looking like a disco ball, choose a matte formula for most of your makeup (primer, foundation, bronzer, powder). Avoid highlighting areas on your face that have breakouts — unless you want to spotlight your blemish.

Tip of the day:  make sure that your skin is prepared on a right way for strobing. Clean it properly and make sure that its moisturised.

Use face scrub monthly once or twice to refresh the skin and remove the dead skin. The strobing is all about illuminators and highlighters it will show every imperfection on the skin.

 

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Don’t forget to click on our blog tomorrow to learn more about the makeup steps!

 

Lastly, make sure you choose the exact right course for you so you can benefit from all the knowledge. 

Afterwards you will reap all the rewards of the best education and this will serve you well. 

By and large you will leave The Lipstick Makeup Institute packed with all skills to start your own business.

Above all your clients will be so very happy.