Bringing you the Queen of Lip Art all the way from L.A to the UAE for the first time. Vlada Haggerty, famously known as @Vladamua on social media, will be in Dubai from April 27-28 for masterclasses and hands-on workshops. She will be teaching her incredible makeup & photography skills exclusively at THEMAEKUPCLASS. Perfect the art of symmetrical eyeliner and tips on how to create the perfect pout.
Vlada is an all in one Artist. Not only has she inspired thousands with her innovative Lip Art, but models her own work and photographs it herself
Her work inspires everyone from Pat McGrath (her makeup artist hero) to Kylie Jenner, and has been tagged in more pics than we dare to scroll through (over 12,000 posts tagged with #vladamua). If you've ever wanted to take your makeup skills to the next level, make sure you book your tickets to her hands-on workshop before they sell out.
Vlada was born and raised in Kiev, Ukraine. She started her professional makeup carrier in 2011 when she took a professional makeup artist course at one of the best pencil technique makeup schools in Eastern Europe “Natalia Nayda Makeup School”, graduating with the highest score in the class.
This made it possible for Vlada to enter in the Open Cup of Russia Independent Championship on Hairdressing, Nail-Design and Make-Up in Saint Petersburg in September, 2011. Vlada brought home two awards: silver cup in the Fantasy Makeup category ("The Sunflower"), the bronze cup in the Runway Makeup category (J'Adore) and silver for the total score. In October 2011 Vlada got the bronze medal in Kiev Makeup Championship in October, 2011 in the category "Runway look".
Vlada's makeup and hair styling works were featured in Harper's Bazaar Ukraine, Like a Lion (Australia), Story (Ukraine), HOLE (Germany), WHERE (USA), Elegant Magazine, Elegant Ink, Fuse, Brink, Dark Beauty Magazine, Kaiouti Mag, Jute Magazine, Reve Magazine (Italy), Harper's Bazaar (Kazakhstan), Vogue (Mexico), Cosmopolitan (USA online), Refinery29 (USA online).
Vlada had her first Gallery show in November 2017 at AFA Gallery in New York.
Vlada works mainly from her home studio in Los Angeles (macro photography and makeup). Formerly the Lip Editor in Chief for Smashbox Cosmetics.