Creating a bridal look

As with fashion, decor and music, makeup and hair is an element of an Indian wedding that is constantly evolving. Trends change and the colorful shadows and tight curls that were once popular aren’t the looks that brides are opting for today. Yet in today’s world of contour and sparkly cut-creases it can be difficult to sort through the noise and decide on the looks you want for your pre-wedding events, wedding and reception. Working with a hair and makeup artist to plan your perfect looks should be seamless and exciting. Months of pre-planning your outfits and jewelry should come...

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Are these the best Makeup Classes?

Are these the best Makeup Classes?

Why I decided to offer Makeup Classes As a pioneer in the makeup industry, I have always built my business on providing flawless makeup and exceptional customer service all while conducting my business in an ethical manner that my team and I are proud of. I have always hired certified makeup artists but I was constantly providing extra training to those artists joining my team to ensure they were “industry ready” and able to provide the same high quality hair and makeup services that my clients had become accustomed to receiving. I have always been passionate about mentoring and...

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Master Classes for Aspiring Makeup Artists!

Master Classes for Aspiring Makeup Artists!

Are you an aspiring makeup artist who wants to learn from the best and launch your career at the same time? This class will consist of over 200 hours of in class training and will take place from October to March (with December off). The second class starts on January 10, 2016. The classes take place on Wednesday evenings from 6pm-10pm and Sundays from 10am-4pm. There is limited seating so please call Kim for more information and to register today at –...

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Thank you Drishti Magazine!

Thank you Drishti Magazine!

Thank you to Drishti Magazine for featuring me in their magazine AND now for asking me to write a regular makeup column! It’s an honour to recognized as a pioneer in the makeup industry and now to be given a column to share makeup advice and tips! http://drishtimagazine.com/kim-basran/ I absolutely love my profession and when you love what you do, it never feels like work! Please enjoy the article and as always, if you have any questions about booking us for bridal or non-bridal appointments, please call us at...

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Do you want to be a successful makeup artist?

Do you want to be a successful makeup artist?

I am so excited to launch my newest program for aspiring makeup artists. While I have always done seminars and workshops teaching women how to do their own makeup; over the last few years, there has been an ongoing request for me to offer comprehensive and professional makeup master classes that would give women the foundation, skills and experience they need to succeed in this fast growing and evolving industry. As a pioneer in this industry as well as being the only accredited makeup artist by Blanche Macdonald who is also an accredited Instructor by VCC (two accreditation’s along...

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Skin Concerns, Contouring, and More!

Skin Concerns, Contouring, and More!

Being a makeup artist for the last 15 years, there are some questions I always get asked. One is regarding skin. Now, while some people are blessed with great skin, many of us have pressing concerns. These range from minor imperfections to redness, acne, scars and more. The reason I initially entered the beauty industry is that I have always been passionate about makeup and bringing out each woman’s inner beauty. My mission is to make women feel confident and look their best for any special event in their lives. Using my experience along with specialized products, I am able to address...

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