About Benton



MAKE-UP ACADEMY “BENTON” – is a Contemporary Make-up and Hair styling international train­ing cen­ter.

Center spe­cial­izes in teach­ing its stu­dents an inten­sive and inter­ac­tive cur­ricu­lum to pre­pare pro­fes­sional makeup artists and hair styl­ists ready to be employed in the beauty indus­try around the world.

Makeup Academy BENTON has been founded on the 2nd July, 2014 in Dubai, UAE. Makeup Training Center’s tech­niques are influ­enced by the clas­sic French beauty/make-up cur­ricu­lum and trends.

Founders and Owners of the Makeup Academy BENTON are Russian mar­ried cou­ple. All makeup train­ers hold a Diploma in Makeup Artistry, they are active work­ing makeup artists and have a vast expe­ri­ence in the Makeup & Beauty Industry for over than 10 years.

Here in the International Makeup Academy BENTON, you could not only choose the desired Makeup trainer but the lan­guage as well to make your expe­ri­ence more com­fort­able and mem­o­rable. We are happy to offer our inter­ac­tive pro­gram in the fol­low­ing lan­guages to choose from: Arabic, English, Hindi, Russian, Romanian, German, Spanish and Tagalog.

Professional approach of our train­ers allows our stu­dents to receive all nec­es­sary and com­pul­sory knowl­edge of Makeup Theory that includes: color wheel the­ory and color com­bi­na­tions, iden­ti­fy­ing appro­pri­ate makeup and color schemes accord­ing to the face/eyes shapes and skin conditions/undertones. Application of the appro­pri­ate cos­metic pro­duct based on the skin type/condition.

We are glad to offer our train­ing curriculum/course for the begin­ners as well as advanced makeup artists who would like to upgrade their skills to the next level and be up to date with the lat­est trends and tech­niques.

Our team

Shalini Bawa

Experienced Training Specialist Makeup and Hairstyles in Benton Make-Up Academy

Shalini is a graduate from London college of makeup. Her passion for art led her to accomplish experience in various fields of Makeup Artistry. She has accomplised position in top 5 at U.A.E beauty CHAMPIONSHIP . She has worked with various Celebrities, models, Photographers, Bridal, Special effects. She has been Training aspiring makeup enthusiasts and an Experienced Training specialist.

Raneen Suleiman

Make-Up Trainer, Make- Up Artist in Benton Make-Up Academy.

I’m a professional Makeup Artist with 8 years of experience. A graduate of London College of Make Up and previous trainer in IMG Make Up Industry and make up Artist in Mac Cosmetics.
A make Up Artist. A Photographer. An interior designer. A special Effect Make Up and A Hair Dresser.


Make-Up Trainer, Make- Up Artist in Benton Make-Up Academy.

A passionate makeup artist in love with all kinds of art, she is into fashion designing and finds joy in playing with colors.

“I Always had an inner drive towards makeup, and my memory is crowded with fellow young teens whom I applied this passion on during my early years”

She’s been working in makeup industry for almost 5 years and keeps herself up to date with all new trends techniques and products out there in there market
Participated in number of beauty contests, photo shooting sessions beside working in Salons. Also worked with Sharjah theatre, And she’s been in a number of beauty events and image consultancy campaigns .
Also working in Fashion and Cosmetics company.

“Teaching makeup to me is to be a part of helping artists to love what they do”

Bridget Deguilmo


Bridget will always hap­pily answer all your ques­tions and attend to all your con­cerns. She is respon­si­ble for the reg­is­tra­tion process and mak­ing sure that you are hav­ing a  great time in the Academy! Handling external and internal communication or management. Maintaining enjoyable working environment. Organizing and coordinating meetings.

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