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Studio Elan Hair and Makeup Masterclass

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Hello there! Thank you for your interest in our Masterclass!

At Studio Élan we are dedicated to beauty and we want to share our passion and expertise with you! Have you been fascinated by hair and/or makeup but don’t know where to begin? Do you want to learn more intricate skills like contouring and creating the perfect smokey eye? Have you been trying to create the perfect up-do for formal events and falling short?

Studio Élan is offering a 2 week master hair and makeup course for those looking to refine their hair and makeup artistry skills or beginners looking to break into the industry. This course is designed to take you from a novice to a professional with a strong understanding of complicated techniques. In this course, master hair and makeup artist Sukhi Dhaliwal of Studio Élan will teach you the fundamentals of makeup artistry and hair design.


This course will give you the skills and confidence to pursue work as a hair and/or makeup artist in both the South Asian wedding industry and for special events, runway shoots and everyday life.

The best part about our Masterclass? Upon completion, you will be Studio Élan certified which means you will be a professionally certified hair and/or makeup artist. No year-long programs or expensive textbooks required! We truly believe that you can learn the skills and techniques for a career in hair and makeup in a targeted way through hands-on practice and the strategic use of class time. We do not believe in redundant repetition of information- we want you to absorb the knowledge quickly and begin practicing on models as soon as possible. Makeup and hair are hands on techniques and the best way to become fluent in them is to practice, practice, practice!

Your professionally certified hair and makeup designation will be recognized by most makeup and hair supply retailers and will allow you to begin working in the field you love! An added bonus? Discounts and privileges at many hair and makeup supply stores.

What you will Learn

Over our 10-day course, instruction will be split between makeup and hair; allowing you to learn basic application skills and gaining confidence in using these techniques on live models. Below is an overview of some of the techniques we will be covering during our two week course.


  • Skin preparation: the importance of exfoliation, moisturizing and priming

  • Basics of contour: how to contour naturally and modify your face shape using simple techniques

  • Highlighting and how to achieve perfect bone structure using highlight and contour in combination

  • Daytime makeup: how to create a natural, vibrant look for everyday life

  • Evening makeup: learn how to dial up the drama with darker eyes and strategic application tips

  • Bridal makeup: How to create a luminous and flattering look for long lasting, beautiful wear

  • Cut crease eyes: create this sexy and trendy look flawlessly

  • Glitter eyes: Create a glamorous eye look that dramatically enticing


  • Bridal up-do’s

  • Waterfall braid

  • Side up-do’s

  • Chignon bun

  • Fishtail braid

  • Studio Élan signature braid

  • Teasing and how to achieve perfect volume

  • How to curl with a wand to create soft, supple waves

Makeup as a Business

In addition to the practical training, we will offer you the tools to take your knowledge and turn it into a profitable business or side gig. As a successful salon owner I have seen all sides of the business and I have the expertise to guide you through common pitfalls and the insight to help you thrive in your dream career.

We will discuss navigating the business side of the beauty industry and teach you the skills you will need to positively manage negative feedback and create a loyal customer base. We will discuss social media and the importance of having an online presence; going into detail about how to best utilize each social media platform for maximum effect. We will discuss the value of frequent posting and how this can help strengthen your brand.

Lastly, we will show you how to incorporate photography techniques into the marketing of your business. We will show you how to use angles and lighting to create compelling photos that show of your talents and help you stand out from the competition.

Course Details

Date: March 5-16, 2018

Time: 5pm-10:30pm

Location: Vancouver, BC locaion TBD


  • 2 week hair and makeup program: $3995

  • 1 week makeup program: $2600

  • 1 week hair program: $2200

Your course tuition includes:

  • 1 or 2 week hair and makeup course

  • Full hair and/or makeup kit

  • Light snacks and refreshments on each day of events.

Student Requirements:

  • Please bring a model with you to each day of class

  • Sturdy bags to carry all your kit supplies— it should be able to accommodate 20 lbs.

  • Heat resistant mat or towel for your hair tools

  • DSLR or handheld camera, if you don’t have a high-quality cell-phone camera.

  • Note book, pencil or small tablet for note-taking.


You do not need to use the same model throughout the two week period. We understand that it can be challenging for someone to commit to being a model for the entirety of the course. If you're unable to find a model for some class hours we can discuss this on a case by case basis and make arrangements with you to ensure you are getting the most out of our master class.

In order for us to hold your spot, we require a non-refundable payment of the half of the total amount.

You can purchase your tickets in the following ways:

1) Directly from Eventbrite using PayPal checkout. There will be a 2-5% additional fee if you choose this option.

2) Via Interac e-Transfer to bookings@studioelan.ca. If you choose this method, once your deposit has been made, please click here to fill out the form and submit it so that we can confirm your spot in the class. There will be an additional $1.50 fee if you choose this option.

3) In person cash deposit. Please call us at 604-897-1635 in advance to schedule a drop-off time during our office hours.

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