Tell Us About... SHOP • LEARN • BE TRANSFORMED L Makeup Institute Makeup is many things to many people. An avenue for transformation, it makes us feel more beautiful on a daily basis, is a fun way to express ourselves for parties and special events, and, for the artistically inspired, offers career opportunities in free- lance, retail, fashion, film and television makeup. The L Makeup Institute, located at 440 South Rampart Blvd. B130, in Tivoli Village, incorporates all three; an upscale cosmetic retail store, a fully accredited makeup institute for professional makeup artist training, as well as pro artist consultants on staff to provide makeup applications, makeup tips and color matching. Shop Wanting to offer the broadest selection of professional cosmetic brands in a welcom- ing, personalized setting, makeup artist and founder of L Makeup Institute, Lissette Waugh, recently opened their 2,000 square-foot L Makeup Cosmetics Store, offering more than 40 professional cosmetics brands, numerous styles of false eyelashes, a glit- ter bar with 15 cosmetic grade glitters, and skincare lines including Becca, Make Up For Ever, Inglot, RCMA, Beauty Blender, Kryolan, Flutter Lashes and many more. Not your average cosmetic chain store, they stock a full selection of makeup tools including air- brush machines, paints and stencils, rolling cases, brushes, special effects supplies, prosthetic pieces, clay and much more, all designed to get professional results whether you are a makeup junkie or professional artist. All products are top brands, hand select- ed by their experienced and knowledgeable staff, and based on current industry trends and years of professional experience. 30 Learn Looking for a career in makeup artistry or special makeup effects? The L Makeup Institute teaches beauty and airbrush makeup, body painting and special makeup effects in a visually stunning campus located within Tivoli Village adjacent to the L Makeup Cosmetic Store. The first of its kind in Las Vegas, this ACCSC recognized School of Excellence, has four state-of-the-art classrooms, a student and teacher lounge, photography studio, professionally designed lighting, and every tool you’ll need to succeed as a makeup or makeup effects artist. The L Makeup Institute has developed in-depth curriculum specifically for the makeup artist, and whether choosing the delicacy of beauty makeup or the intricacies of prosthetics and special effects, the L Makeup Institute is focused on creating the professionals of tomorrow while strengthening the skills of today’s working makeup artist. Be Transformed Providing the public with services including individual makeup applications and group makeup lessons, the L Makeup Institute Cosmetic Store also offers celebrity-style, red carpet treatment while applying makeup for formals, charity events, weddings, costume parties and more. Services start at $55 for full face makeup applications, with additional offerings including fanta- sy makeup that includes glitter, rhinestones and lashes, bridal party makeup, special effects and more. L Makeup Cosmetic Store also offers professional, individual and group lessons in the art of choosing ideal colors to enhance complexion, con- touring, eyeshadow placement and how to apply false eyelash- es. Lessons include a take home makeup bag with products professionally selected during the class. These lessons can be fully customized to the group and offer the ideal setting for teen birthday party gatherings or a night out with friends. For information on all the offerings at the L Makeup Cosmetic Store and L Makeup Institute, call 702.685.9298 or visit lmakeupinstitute.com.