Illumin8 Media Make-Up Studio



IILLUMIN8 runs personal classes and private lessons to teach individuals who want to learn to look their best in applying professional day or night makeup. The first venture of its kind in the UAE, ILLUMIN8 offers exciting opportunities to earn professional qualifications in makeup artistry, session hair styling and techniques for television, film, fashion, advertising and bridal industries. Specialist workshops are available in airbrushing, body painting, special effects and prosthetics.

Working in partnership with global brands such as MAC, Dermalogica, SashaJuan and Temptu, located in Jumeirah Lake Towers, ILLUMIN8’s sleek studio is designed for makeup and hair training. With 12 years international experience as a makeup artist, Kate Goodwin has founded ILLUMIN8 to pass on her passion, enthusiasm and skills to others. She and her team offer a first-class education to those wanting to start a career in the industry.

ILLUMIN8’s team of highly qualified international professionals have worked extensively within fashion, beauty, television and publishing for global brands such as Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Marie Claire, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Dior, D&G plus catwalk shows for the likes of Alexander McQueen, Jean Paul Gaultier and Issey Miyake along with a celebrity client list including Rita Ora, Nicole Scherzinger, Naomie Harris, Leona Lewis, Kendall Jenner, Eva Longoria, Alessandra Ambrosio, Paris Hilton and many more.

ILLUMIN8 is set to become the teaching hub of professional makeup artistry in the UAE and surrounding countries. First of it’s kind, ILLUMIN8 is Internationally recognized by CIBTAC, and accredited by the KHDA governing body in UAE.


A talented team comprised of experienced and creative artists from the world of fashion and beauty share their insight with those attending our courses and workshops.

Through industry innovation, we offer a unique experience. Our training enables individuals the opportunity to follow their dreams and change their lives, whether they desire a new career within the fashion industry or an uplifting journey to connect with one’s own beauty.

Working in partnership our aim is to facilitate success for all our students by guiding them all the way to achieve tangible results.

Join us at ILLUMIN8 and we will help to ‘light your path’ to success.


As an accredited makeup school with the Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC), ILLUMIN8 can offer you confidence that your investment of time and money will entitle you to qualificaions of the highest caliber. Once professional training has been completed, you will receive a certificate from ILLUMIN8 that is certified by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) government of Dubai. All your professional training is documented, and can then be used to attain higher qualifications, all in preparation to propell you in the makeup artistry industry.