Makeup by its definition is to put together or arrange somethings, in beauty it’s about combining different products to achieve a look that you desire. Makeup artists are high on demand for all types of events like weddings, award functions, movie promotions and movie production. They have been and continue to be an integral part of the showbiz industry where appearances matter the most. Even though makeup artistry has been a sought after career for quite some time, the popularity for this profession and makeup artists has increased only in the past few years. Celebrity makeup artists have become very popular during recent times and have a great influence on what the upcoming fashion trends will be in the industry.
Tips to become a professional makeup artist:
- Take up a professional makeup course to be a certified makeup artist like the one Hamstech offers.
- Practice and keep working on improving your makeup skills.
- Attend makeup workshops and seminars from time to time and keep updating your makeup knowledge.
During the beginning of every fashion season, a lot of events get associated like the ones we have pointed out above. These events set the tone for the rest of the makeup fraternity and for many more recreational and experimental makeup looks. Makeup artists have to come up with new and exciting looks that will be trending throughout the year. We have makeup artists working in collaboration with makeup brands, stylists and clients while creating new looks and for the curation of new products.
Celebrities are very particular when it comes to their makeup, they take skincare very seriously in order to maintain a clear, glowing and healthy complexion throughout. A lot of effort goes into the way celebrities look the way they look when they make appearances. We have gotten used to seeing them a certain way and makeup artists are to be lauded for that. There are these makeup artists that keep popping up on our social media feeds, special mentions, behind the scenes videos and those that celebrities rave about! We are going to list out some sought after makeup artists for you to check out!
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Sandhya Shekar quit her career in banking to pursue her passion for makeup! She is now one of the most well-known makeup artists in India. She is known for her no makeup – makeup looks and her natural looking base makeup. She has worked with many notable Bollywood celebrities for various award functions and other events alike. Sandhya Shekar is actress Deepika Padukone’s official makeup artist and did her makeup looks for the Met Gala(1), which were breathtaking and inspired many future looks in the Bollywood industry. Makeup artist Sandhya Shekar organizes makeup master classes every now and then. She even posts makeup tips and product reviews on her Instagram handle on a regular basis along with her celebrity makeup looks. Her makeup style is minimal and dewy. if you are looking for those things check out her makeup looks.
Namrata Soni is Sonam Kapoor’s go-to makeup artist for her movies, events and promotional looks. Namrata Soni officially started working as a makeup artist for movies right during her early days as a makeup artist. From then on, she has worked with many notable people in the film industry. Her makeup is glossy with shimmery eyeshadows and works really well with Indian outfits. She also does unconventional, theme based makeup looks for Magazine photoshoots which are pretty inspiring. Namrata Soni did Sonam Kapoor Ahuja’s makeup for The Cannes film festival, which received rave reviews. She has a makeup line of her own called Simply Nam. If you are someone who loves the highlighter, this makeup artist has got many such looks waiting for you to recreate!
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Mickey Contractor has been a part of the makeup and movie industry for many years now. During his initial days, he worked on makeup looks for side actors and backup dancers before getting his big break in the Bollywood movie Bekhudi, as Kajol’s makeup artist. He still is actress Kajol Devgan’s go to makeup artist. He later went on to work with many celebrities like Aishwarya Rai Bachhan and Preity Zinta among others. He has won many awards for his contribution to the makeup and film industry over the years. Mickey Contractor has been a judge for many well-known beauty shows and awards in India. He was the official makeup artist for many popular Bollywood movies, namely
- Hum Aapke Hain Kaun
- Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham
- My Name is Khan and many more.
Mickey Contractor was approached by MAC Cosmetics to create a makeup collection in collaboration with them. He was behind all the trendy makeup looks from the 90’s and the 2000’s.
Shraddha Mishra belongs to this new generation of makeup artists and has worked with some big names in the film and entertainment industry. Her Instagram handle showcases her work with different celebrities and magazine shoots. She likes to keep her makeup looks mainly nude with emphasis on eyes and contouring. Actress Dia Mirza opted for Shraddha Mishra as her makeup artist for her big day!
All makeup artists take up a professional makeup course from time to time to learn new things and brush up their makeup skills. Enroll with Hamstech’s professional makeup course and become the next big makeup artist in the industry!