Lady Velvet Cabaret

Cece Desist is one of our resident cabaret divas, known for not only her amazing voice, charisma and comedy – but that face! Today we are sharing an amazing #TransformationTuesday courtesy of Ms Desist. Cece Desist is known for her big, bold and beautiful make up style. That’s what makes this amazing transformation even more fun to watch! Check out the full video below and learn how to recreate this […]

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Our latest tutorial from Cece Desist is all about overdrawn lips! Get that perfect pout for burlesque, drag, cosplay or other character make up. Cece is a make up master and contributes regularly to our YouTube channel. If you have a request for the next tutorial, let us know! The big, juicy and overdrawn lips of cabaret and drag divas are something many of us have tried to replicate with […]

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We’re excited for Vita Flame’s latest lash hack video! This time, find out how to easily apply (we promise) false lashes that look full and natural. If you’ve always struggled applying false lashes, ending up sticky and frustrated, this is the perfect lash hack for you! Vita’s last post talked us through magnetic lashes with a focus on stage make-up. Today instead we’re exploring easy to wear everyday lashes that […]

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Our founder and director Miss Vita Flame is a big fan of falsies! She has been road-testing various lashes for a few months and today she shares the first part of her Lash Diary with us. Watch the video below for a fun and honest review of some different magnetic lashes, plus a demonstration on how to apply them using magnetic eyeliner (and yes, even fixing wonky winged liner!). For […]

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LVC’s cabaret queen Cece Desist is known for beating a mug, but did you know she’s just as passionate about removing make up? Check out her tips to keep your skin fresh and healthy, no matter how thick your stage make up is! Be sure to subscribe to our channel for more tips and tricks from Cece and her LVC sisters!

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  Let’s face it, isolation can be a bit boring! What better time to get the brushes out and start practising some amazing looks for your return to the stage? Lotta L’Amour shares with us her go-to stage make up look.   It’s seen her through hundreds of high-energy shows at Le Moulin Rouge, so we know it’s sweat-proof and fabulous, check it out and subscribe to our YouTube channel […]

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With classes moving online, we thought we’d share some top tips for dance & music resources that can be used while learning at home! These can be used for yourself, your children, or even just for fun – check out our 7 favourite tips for replacing the tools below: 1. Ballet Barres Ballet Barres provide vital support for students performing certain ballet skills. They allow students to maintain their balance while […]

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We are loving this quick, fun and easy brow blocking tutorial from our own cabaret diva, Cece Desist! Take the mystery out of this common drag and cosplay technique, with Cece’s entertaining quick guide. WHAT YOU NEED: – A washable glue stick Cece recommends Elmer’s Washable Glue Sticks, available from Spotlight – A translucent powder – A mascara wand – A powder puff – A damp beauty sponge – A […]

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Sugar du Joure has a brand new six week CATWALK Burlesque Series course coming up, and to celebrate, she’s sharing her top tips for looking (and feeling) runway ready every day, whether it’s onstage, at work, or nipping into the supermarket. Discover how you can serve some Catwalk Burlesque realness every single day… So you’ve watched a few Victoria’s Secret shows. Stared longingly up at their angel wings with stars […]

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Bambi la Belle shares a new stretch to help you gently increase your flexibility. Be sure to check out her tips for increasing or decreasing the stretch depending on your needs: Tips: – Point and flex your feet to increase the stretch – Lean back on your elbows to decrease the stretch if it’s too much for you – Try and tuck your head into your legs, with a nice […]

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Today we’re tackling a frequently asked question in our voice and musical theatre classes. Have you always wondered what your ‘head voice’ is and how to find it? Read some of Lucinda Panties‘ tips for beginners below, or book a time to visit one of our instrumental voice specialists!   What is the difference between your Chest Voice and your Head Voice? The terms ‘chest’ and ‘head’ voice refer to […]

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Want to improve your flexibility? Scroll down to read our top five tips on working on flexibility at home, or find out more about our upcoming open workshop where all are welcome. We are thrilled to announce a special one off workshop for students looking to achieve and utilize their splits! In this fun workshop you will be working on left, right, and middle splits, including fun variations and new […]

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  You’ve read Sugar du Joure’s Top 5 Expensive Burlesque Costume ‘Worth-it’s, so now it’s time to embrace the cheap and cheerful DIY side to burlesque costuming that ANYONE can try at home!   It’s no secret that Burlesque is an expensive profession. Yet I find myself constantly amazed when I am backstage staring slack-jawed at a performe’rs gorgeous garment, and they lean in toward me to whisper: “Did you […]

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Performing burlesque can be an expensive habit, but sometimes it’s worth splashing out on big-ticket items – Sugar du Joure dishes on what’s worth spending big on. If you’re on a budget, check out our Top 5 tips on saving money by DIYing here!   It’s an expensive investment to involve yourself in the creative world of Burlesque. I have often heard woeful tales of new performers declining to participate […]

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Nail your stage make up with some easy tips for beginners, with Sugar du Joure! Following on from her Perfect Pinup Make Up Tutorial, check out her tips for making sure your face stays right where you put it – even when performing onstage under harsh, hot lighting! Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more tips, tutorials and interviews with LVC performers!

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