HOST: Dr Shameela Islam-Zulfiqar (
MUA: Sadia Akram
HIJAB STYLING: Yasmin Hijab Styling
HAIR: Zainab Kajee

The Birmingham workshop is raising funds for Syrian Refugees.

Welcome to the BIRMINGHAM Workshop! You are one step closer to a fabulous evening to learn new skills you've always wanted while supporting our fellow brothers and sisters in need.

Learn more about #TeamBirmingham and our Beauty experts so you know what highlights we have in store for you on the day!

Host: Dr Shameela Islam- Zulfiqar

Shameela is a proud mother of four children, Medical Doctor, Business owner and award-winning Senior Artist at Asian Creations whilst also maintaining roles in Community and Humanitarian Activism. She is currently studying a Masters in Humanitarianism and Conflict Response.

During her GP training, Dr Shameela embarked on several humanitarian aid convoys to Syria, delivering medical and emergency aid to those in need and treating the injured in Syrian hospitals. She has also volunteered in humanitarian missions to Gaza, Pakistan, Bosnia and more recently in the French refugee camps of Calais and Dunkerque. She is a medical advisor to several international NGOs and regularly oversees the coordination of aid containers to conflict areas of need. 

Her fundraising activities have raised over half a million pounds for charitable causes. Recognising the power of utilising creative skills for good, she has spearheaded the Charity Beauty Workshops campaign after 9 successful charity Eye Makeup Workshops in Manchester over the last 4 years. She has run her business ‘Asian Creations’ alongside her busy schedule for 25 years to channel this creative flair.

Sample some of the creativity here;

At the Birmingham Workshop, your Beauty Consultants will each be demonstrating live tutorials for 40- 60 minutes each. These will be interactive sessions with opportunities to ask questions after the demos are completed.

Renowned makeup Artist Sadia Akram

Will be demonstrating eye makeup techniques for the Birmingham Workshop. 
Sadia has fast become one of the most sought after make-up artists in the wedding industry. Her professional, friendly approach with her clients has earned her a prestigious reputation in the wedding industry and she is a highly popular makeup artist. 
Trained professionally by MAC, her commitment and dedication to her vocation is exemplary, treating makeup as a form of art. She is a perfectionist; never settling for anything but the very best.
Sadia's style is unique and innovative. Her colourful, trendsetting Middle
Eastern looks have evolved to become her trademark style amongst other trends.

Check out her bespoke beauty looks here;

The Hijab Stylist: Yasmin

Yasmin has been creating trendy hijab styles for several years. Her creations are a simple yet beautiful showcase of hijab elegance. She specialises in party wedding styles. She will be sharing all things "hijab" at the Birmingham charity beauty workshop with easy pin up styles you can replicate yourself. 
Check out her work and choose your favourite styles here;

The Hair Stylist: Zainab Kajee

Zainab has been wowing the masses with her breathtaking hairstyles for years. She is well known in the industry for her bridal and party styles with a sharp eye for complementing and styling each look perfectly to compliment the face. 
Zainab will be teaching volumizing techniques along with party and curling styles.

Check out her work here:


Please ensure that you bring along YOUR existing makeup kits with your personal makeup brushes if you want to 'have a go' on a friend or yourself.

For the hijab styling session, you will need: 
• 2 print scarves
• 2 plain scarves 
• Hijab Pins 
• A stand-up desk Mirror

You are welcome to watch and take notes- People learn in different ways- the choice is yours! It's YOUR EVENING!

Please note, videography is prohibited on the night. Taking pictures is permissible, however, please respect other guests by ensuring others are not in the background of your snap without asking permission.

REGISTRATION will be from 6pm with a prompt start at 6.30pm  Arrival drinks and a variety of canapés and cakes will be on offer.

With so much on offer in this fun packed workshop and amazing value for your donation- What are you waiting for? Phone your besties and book your place today! There's never been a better way to learn new skills!

Sadia Akram Academy has limited spaces.

To get a place on this workshop create your own Fundraising Page By Answering 5 Simple Questions.