Do you know your way around the brush? Do you want to beautify people through makeup but unsure how to learn? While there may be good acting schools in India such as VLCC Institue of Beauty and Nutrition and Lakme Academy, there is no guarantee of receiving adequate guidance. So why not take an acting class from the best? In fact, why not take an acting class from the best for FREE? If you think learning from stars like Namrata Soni or Ambika Pillai is a distant dream, the answer is a resounding no. Xpert can make your dream real by connecting you with your idols. Xpert is an online platform that aims to connect celebrities and fans through education. Here are our top 3 make-up artists who we feel are the best teachers to take your career to the next level
1 Ambika Pillai
Ambika Pillai opens her first salon in 1995 and the brand "Ambika Pillai" was born. She started with a small but skilled staff of 20 and barely any clients to a nationwide chain frequented by hundreds of customers every day. She has won a roster of awards which includes those bestowed by Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and Femina and worked with the likes of Katrina Kaif and Aishwarya Rai. Her turf spreads internationally as well with her work being showcased around the world from New York to Dubai. You can discover her makeup tricks here.
2 Mickey Contractor
It all began when he was advised by legendary actress Helen to assist a makeup artist. Now he is the man behind the glamorous looks of several of Bollywood’s leading ladies including Karishma Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Preity Zinta, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Kajol. learn about the power of makeup and much more from him here.
3 Namrata Soni
An artist. An icon and a force to be reckoned with. Namrata Soni began her journey by cutting her friend's hair in boarding school. Now she is the most sought-after makeup artist in Bollywood courted by the likes of Sonam Kapoor and Shah Rukh Khan. Her exceptional style and vision have found a space in the best magazine covers be it Vogue, Harpers Bazaar or Elle to blockbuster feature films like Om Shanti Om and Main Hoon Na. This IIFA winner has only gone from strength to strength and shows no sign of stopping. Learn makeup from her here
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