Alyna Amaan Studio:

When you need glamour

Konect Livingston June 2018

There is a wee studio in Craigshill turning out absolutely stunning modelling and glamour photography, along with a range of skin and beauty services.

Kiran Alam is a beauty therapist, natural skin care enthusiast, make up artist and photographer. I tend to go for an au naturel look in my everyday life (= usually too busy to apply anything more than a bit of mascara) but I had the opportunity to spend an afternoon in Kiran’s studio and do a modelling photoshoot. Sometimes, you need or want to feel catwalk ready – wedding, prom, model portfolio, special occasion; or just because you want to for the experience and the photos.


Kiran moved into Livingston two years ago with her family, and loves it here. “Coming from a large city in England, this is perfect. I like being near to Edinburgh, yet it’s a quieter pace of life, which I love.” She has been a make-up artist and beauty therapist for many years, and is now specialising in modelling shoots and wedding packages. “I love working with people, making them look their best and seeing the smile on their faces,” she says. Passionate about natural products, Kiran opened her studio one year ago. She makes up her own ingredients for the facials she offers as part of the packages.


Like many people I am camera shy but Kiran put me at ease and we got some shots I was really pleased with. We decided on three looks: a casual business one, and two party/glamour looks. I settled in the make-up chair and, with relaxing music and frequent re-fills of tea and coffee, Kiran set about creating the looks we wanted. She was deft, confident, has a dazzling array of colours and explained to me as she went through everything she was doing. I genuinely had the impression that she enjoyed her work as much as I did!


A picture speaks a thousand words and you can see some of Kiran’s work on this page, and much more on Alyna Amaan Studio facebook and instagram pages

Services on offer include:

Bridal packages - a natural skin care routine leading up to wedding day; hair & makeup on the day for bride and mother of the bride.

Prom/Glamour - skincare, hair and makeup.

Model - hair, makeup and photoshoot, three looks of your choice

Pre-holiday - special offers available on skin care treatments

Photography - photoshoots available.


A voucher for a make over and photoshoot at Alyna Amaan studios would make a great gift, I certainly enjoyed my experience.


All services are by appointment only, contact Kiran on 07510 063 114

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Suite 7 Eucal Business Centre, Livingston, EH54 5DT

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