Sparkle and shine – Vancouver makeup artist

Sparkle and shine – Vancouver makeup artist

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It was an early day in September and an unadorned face walked into a studio ready for anything.

Vancouver makeup artist Lyana Gibert was waiting and prepping her materials for a creative concept that she had envisioned.   Her vision?  An explosion of gleaming glitter to decorate the bare model.

The creative process started with some simplistic and elegant makeup.  The kind of makeup that makes you look like you aren’t wearing makeup, but somehow your eyes seem brighter, your lips plumper and your skin clearer.

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Lyana Gibert’s talent with makeup is incredible.  She is a transformative genius, with fresh creative ideas for each shoot.

So here we are, at the inventive part for the final step in the make up process.

Lyana Gibert got her model to lie on a sheet-covered floor and then gently proceeded to paint glue over the models face, neck and chest.   Once she was lightly covered and desirably sticky, Vancouver makeup artist Lyana sprinkled the sparkles all over the models face, neck and chest.  The result was a shimmering and glistening effect that illuminated and changed with light and movement.

Lighting this kind of creation was a little tricky as even the slightest angle, brightness and movement produced a change in appearance of the sparkle-coated model.  Direct light illuminated the sparkles to be a vibrant and shinning gold hue.  When the light wasn’t direct by hit from an angel the sparkles turned either a warm soft hue of pink, light red and orange or a cold, though still shiny, hue of green, teal or light blue.  The effect was a lustrous concoction of coloration.

The final product produced a glistening and vibrant multi toned rainbow portrait.  Calgary and Vancouver make up artist Lyana Gibert conceived and thencreated an illuminating piece of work that is timeless in it’s creativity and imaginativeness.

And so that was a wrap and as the day ended and the image was captured.  As everyone separated the sparkles fell silently, softly on the ground marking a flickering path where it’s host journeyed.  Nothing lasts forever, but as that image deteriorated a new one will be born.

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Stayed tuned for another inventive image by Lyana, sure to dazzle like this one.

Credits

Model and guest writer: Michèle Wienecke

Makeup & hair: Lyana Gibert of The Art of Beauty

Photography: Csaba Diglics

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Vancouver Halloween ideas – Sugar Skull

Vancouver Halloween ideas – Sugar Skull

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About a year ago we published post about history of Sugar skull look for Halloween.

This year I wanted to continue this subject from a little bit different angle. Everybody agree that Sugar skull makeup is very bright, cool and colourful look for Halloween. But why not to get inspiration from it for your wedding? I’ve got few clients this years who booked their wedding on October 31st and who wanted to use Halloween inspiration for their wedding day!

How cool would it be if whole bridal party (the bride, bridesmaids, the groom, best man and even mothers) would wear Sugar skull looks? Can you imagine what kind of photos would it be? What kind of memories will it keep?

I thought it is just great idea to make your wedding unique as shown at Calgary Bride publication.

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That’s why I teamed up with amazing photographer Csaba Diglics and vintage store A Vintage Affair to do inspiration photo shoot for Calgary and Vancouver couples who had idea in mind of using Halloween makeup as inspiration for their wedding.

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Sugar skull makeup is suitable not only for ladies but for men as well. Obviously it is going to be not as sparkly and much more minimalistic however it doesn’t mean it will look less interesting. Check out these pictures and decide for yourself.

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The Art of Beauty still has some openings for this year Halloween. So book us right now and you will get 15% off our regular rate for Halloween services.

But hurry, deal like this will not last long. And you will regret if you will not get it!

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Credits

Models: Courtney Kreway and Christian Humeniuk of Numa Models
Makeup, hair and concept: Lyana Gibert of The Art of Beauty
Photography: Csaba Diglics
Vintage dress: A Vintage Affair

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Eastern bridal looks by The Art of Beauty

Eastern bridal looks by The Art of Beauty

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Here it is! Gorgeous pictures featuring eastern bridal looks created by Lyana Gibert of The Art of Beauty are now featured at Calgary Bride online magazine.

Few cultures have weddings as extravagant as the people of Pakistan do. Not only are their weddings carried out over 4 days with lavish feasts and parties, (including the now very trendy henna (mehndi) party) but we also see some of the most beautiful and vibrant fashion, as well as unique styling for hair and makeup.

Lyana Gibert, a talented hair and makeup artist and owner of local bridal business, The Art of Beauty, teamed up with a local Pakistani designer Bushra Zarrar, owner of LaRegalia Couture, and together they styled up two models to give us a glimpse into the beauty and style, and culture of Pakistani weddings.

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Weddings traditionally follow Islamic traditions. However, some ceremonies have a slight Hindu influence. Some of the customs include: Dholki (sing and dance with bride), Mehndi (henna party), Baraat (procession to the brides home), Nikah (contract ceremony), Mun Dikhai (the unveiling of the face), Rukhsati (sending off), Walima (marriage banquet), Shaadi (wedding ceremony), and Shab-i-Zifaf (the wedding night). The bride typically wears purple, pink, or red lehenga, gharara, or shalwar kameez that are greatly adorned in beads and gems. However, many brides now wear other bright colours aside from the original traditional colours as well. It is customary for the bride to wear much heavy gold jewelry, usually with large stones, (as a model, I can assure you this jewellery is even heavier than it looks! These brides are amazing). It takes many hands to get one bride dressed and ready properly, the dupatta must be secured in a certain way, the lehenga must be the right fit, the right colour, the henna must be painted properly, the bride must look the picture of perfection for her husband to be, especially for a ceremony like “the unveiling of the face.” The models Cathy and Theresa were a joy to work with. Lyana styled each one to match the dress she was wearing. With this cultural style, contouring and intense eye makeup is a must, it is essential as a bride that you hire a professional for such skill. The photos were taken at Crossroads Furniture Gallery utilizing their stunning array of home décor and furnishings. They were taken by the talented and humble Csaba Diglics, an amazing local wedding photographer. There’s also a behind the scenes video taken by videographer Oleksandr Nadoloshko. For the best team in Calgary for cultural weddings, contact those listed in this article.

Credits

Photographer  – Csaba Diglics

Hair and make up – Lyana Gibert of The Art of Beauty
Location & Decor- Crossroads Furniture Gallery 
Models – Cathy Lauridsen and Theresa Zuliani
Wardrobe : LaRegalia Couture by Bushra Zarrar 
Videographer: Oleksandr Nadoloshko 

Story written by: Carolynne Scoffield.

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Magazine publication – Makeup artist Vancouver

Magazine publication – Makeup artist Vancouver

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We are pleased to see one more editorial featuring our work published in editorial magazine.

It was collaboration of great people:

Model: Chelsea T.
Photographer: Stephan.Villanueva.Photographer
Hair: Zxyro J.
Makeup: The Art of Beauty
Stylist: Ivan Fashion Stylist

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Calgary Bridal Expo

Calgary Bridal Expo

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This past Sunday, September 14, 2014, was the big Calgary Bridal Expo http://www.facebook.com/CalgaryBridalExpo at the BMO Centre. I was privileged enough to come along with Lyana Gibert, local Calgary Makeup Artist, and be her model for the show and represent THE ART OF BEAUTY Lyana and I got together at her place for hair and makeup before the show. We started bright and early at 7am. I had a lovely hairstyle, it was swept to the side and pinned in such a way that allowed my hair to cascade down my right side in long curls. My makeup was a gorgeous, bridal makeup. This style (romantic and warm, with pink champagne eyes and soft pink lips) is a common look for a lot of brides so that is what we showcased. Lyana did a more natural “day look” on herself, focusing on the eyes using wings, and swept her hair up. We all met up at the tradeshow and got to work for the day. I was the walking, talking model, telling everyone exactly why they need to invest in a proper makeup artist for their big day. And I’m going to tell you all exactly what I told them. ” Your wedding is the ONE day, everything is about you. The ONE day. Cameras follow you like paparazzi, you are certain someone will get a bad photo of you at some point… but… When your hair and makeup is done properly, and I mean PROPERLY (set, contoured, powdered ) your face should reflect the light in all the right areas to ensure you take a flawless picture every time. Do you want to be the “Bride on a dime,” or do you want to be the bride that has the wedding of a lifetime? You get what you pay for my darlings, so when it comes to your wedding, please spare no expense. Lyana specializes in luxury makeup, bridal makeup, by using her you are guaranteed to look your absolute best on your special day. We had two live demonstrations at the show. We pulled the name of an upcoming bride called CJ and did her makeup for her. And we had another model come to sit and have a demo of hair and makeup on her. Our other model was Olga Bronetskaya, who came straight from Russia to help us out today. Also, the dress I was provided to wear came from Russia as well. Check out her makeover below:

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We were so honoured to be featured in the same show that boasts some of the most prestigious bridal supplies and service providers here in Calgary. The show had a great attendance, I don’t believe in the entire 7 hours we were there that we had a dull or spare moment. We also encouraged others to take note of two people/organizations that contribute on a regular basis to the stunning work Lyana does here at THE ART OF BEAUTY. The two we credited were CSABA DIGLICS PHOTOGRAPHY, http://www.facebook.com/csaba.diglics who does all the photos for Lyana. And A VINTAGE AFFAIR, http://www.facebook.com/AVintageAffairCalgary who provide her with gorgeous outfits and accessories to accent the photo shoots and make the perfect picture. (and that I get to model! woohoo!) (And am also modeling in the very top image) All in all the show was a great success. Stay tuned for our upcoming adventures! Here’s a pic of the whole team, Lyana, and the two models, myself and Olga. IMG_5416S To check out more of my personal work (as a model and a writer) head to: www.carolynnescoffield.com or www.facebook.com/carolynnescoffieldmodel