A Make-Up Artist is a person whose canvas is the human face and body. Make-Up artist enhance through application of cosmetics, prosthetics and adhesives to enhance the look of a person or to create new looks to suit the character of a Film, Theater or any performing Art. Make-up artist are integral part of any film industry. They can make an actress look like a princess or a haggard farmhand depending on the script of the film. Apart from that Make-up artist also have a lot of work to do in normal life as Bridal makeup artist or for fashion shows.
Make-up Artist is a highly competitive profession and success depends upon the quality and expertise of the person. One can work as a freelancer, Entrepreneur, Salon & Spa’s, Film Industry and performing arts, Fashion Industry.
Ambika Pillai is the well known name in Bridal Makeup Industry. She has won various awards and recognitions for her makeup. She has won awards like Vogue Best Make-up Artist Award 2011, Cosmopolitan Fun Fearless Female Awards for Best Hair and Makeup Artist 2009 and Bharat Nirman Super Achievers Award 2007. Currently she is the owner of six successful salons, four in Delhi and one in Kochi and another in Trivandrum.
Subhash Shinde is the famous and well known celebrity makeup artist of Bollywood Film Industry. He began his career in makeup at the age of 18. He has worked for various successful bollywood ventures, like Mary Kom, Sarabjit, Ramleela, Mom, Bhoomi, Haseena and many more. Alos, he has done various commercials. He is the first makeup artist in India to do both glamour and prosthetics.