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I specialize in wedding make-up (Traditional or Airbrush makeup) . I also provide hair and make-up services for photoshoots, events, special occasions and ads. I was trained at HD Makeup Studio and Academy (formerly Basement Academy) for makeup and hairstyling by some of the best makeup artists in the Philippines.

I love to blog about my make-up, beauty, parenting, and other personal adventures in this site.

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Basement Academy Beauty Makeup Course Day 8: Graduation Day

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Then our graduation day, the time to “bring it on” came…

We were asked to do anything we want to put on our portfolio. I contemplated on whether to do an avant garde or bridal makeup. In the end, I chose to do the latter because that’s what I wanted to do initially as a makeup artist.

Remember my Jessica Simpson look-a-like model for the Smokey eyes topic? She's the same model assigned to me for our finals. Love her! She seemed like a pro to me. I didn't have a hard time doing makeup on her and she's not afraid to pose! :)


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The final pic. Photo taken by Mr. Jeaves Gabiana of Basement Academy

Products I used

Face:

The Body Shop Aloe Day Moisturizer
Watercolors Color Corrector
MUFE Camouflage Palette
Loreal True Match (Beige) mixed with The Face Shop Dark Cocoa
Paul and Joe two-way foundation
Revlon Tranlucent loose powder

Eyes:
Coastal Scents 78 pc palette (browns)
Artdeco Kohl pencil
Maybelline Volume Express mascara
Coastal Scents gel liner (brown)

Cheeks:
Elianto Cream Blush (peach)
Artdeco bronzing powder 03

Lips:
Artdeco Lipstick (shade to follow)
Coastal Scents 78 pc palette (browns)


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Here's the before pic


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L-R (Jeaves Gabiana, me and Cheryl Cabanos). I am happy that I can now call myself a makeup artist.


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With my classmates (Nikki, Shen, Stef), Jeave and teach. Miss you all!

This is definitely not my last post about the school because I’m going back for more practice. Yup! You’ve read it right. At Basement Academy, graduation is not the end =). You can still go back and sit in their classes if you want to refresh your knowledge or if you want to practice more for free. You just have to pay the model they’re going to get for you.

That's all! Ciao

Visit www.basementacademy.com for more info

6 comments:

gia said...

wow. i am speechless. i could imagine myself wearing that look on my wedding day (charing like i am 10 thousand years away from that)

but seriously, it's very simple, elegant and the look itself is not heavy to wear (like it doesn't have to match a certain skin tone)

Kim said...

wow thanks for your comment Gia! appreciate it

Chrissy said...

Wow sis congratulations for graduating the course! You look so happy posing with your certificate! Good luck pursuing your dream to do bridal makeup. :) I have a feeling you'll do great since you made your model up perfectly! can't wait to read more from you soon. :)

Roanne @ All the Vanity said...

Wow, congrats dear! :D I hope you can make more ladies pretty with your talent. xx I still have a long way to go when it comes to makeup. :P

Crystal said...

congrats kim! she looks very pretty. i want to go to MU school too :)

aquaracer said...

wow, nicely done, kim!!!

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