1 For starters, his real name isn’t even Mickey!
Yes!! you know Mickey contractor does makeup, but did you know that his real name is Mehernosh Contractor.
2 His product is exclusively for Indians
Yeah!! You heard it right. His makeup is exclusively for the Indian skin. The Indian skin differs significantly from other skin types. Mickey contractor himself said, “Their skin colours, texture and concerns are so unique that I felt they deserve an array of products customized to suit the Indian skin palette.”
3 Bollywood actresses are crazy about Mickey's work.
Remember Karishma Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit in Dil To Pagal Hai? And Aliya’s red lips in Student Of The Year? And Aishwarya’s achromatic,smoky eyes in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil? So it’s no surprise that he is the chosen favorite of directors including Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra. But did you know he is prefered by all bollywood actresses from Deepika Padukone to Aishwarya rai..
4 M.A.C approached Mickey to offer a Director post in M.A.C India
When M.A.C came to India, Mickey contractor was approached by M.A.C to be the director of M.A.C, India due to his popularity amongst the Makeup industry. About working with M.A.C, he said "This is a Godsend for me. Working with M·A·C was an opportunity to convey my vision. They have such incredible authority and influence in the industry and becoming a part of that was incredibly exciting to me."
5 Mickey first started out wanting to do hair
A coincidental run-in with legendary actress Helen, where she advised him to assist a makeup artist, led him to where he is today.
6 Vogue Beauty Awards judge since year one
Its been a decade since Vogue Beauty Award started. He has consistently been the judge of this contest.
7 Three lipsticks was all he could afford
Mickey contractor was on a trip to Canada where he was working on Kajol for a film when he discovered MAC and was smitten by what he saw inside. Three lipsticks were all he could afford, but that’s all you need when you’re in the hands of the likes of Contractor.
8 Mickey Contractor is available on XPERT
It is true that women would never end their search for new beauty trends and this is where Xpert plays its role! Mickey Contractor is now in Xpert, so if you wish to learn more about beauty and makeup, follow him on Xpert. It is an online Q&A platform that gives you a chance to communicate and learn from your idol.
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