The People Behind Making Stars Look Gorgeous... The Unsung Magicians!


31 May 2016
The People Behind Making Stars Look Gorgeous... The Unsung Magicians!

The glamour industry wouldn’t be so glamorous without the miracle artists who make all the beautiful men and women look like one in a million! They are one the ones who ‘fix a face’ and make it ‘camera ready’ after celebrities come on sets without sleeping and partying all night or with an runny, red nose and pale face! Here’s the makeup artists who create magic with their brushes and colours…

1. Mickey Contractor, The Veteran

Mickey Contractor, The Veteran

Mickey Contractor is a veteran when it comes to makeup. From Aamir Khan to Rekha, Aishwarya Rai to Alia Bhatt, Mickey Contractor has worked on every one! Mickey was the first to introduce and popularize smoky eyes and contouring in the Indian fashion spectrum. When asked, Mickey had once said one of his fondest memories of doing an actress’ makeup was working on Helen. He found her way ahead of times, always willing to experiment with her looks!

2. Namrata Soni, Sonam Kapoor’s Favourite!

Namrata Soni, Sonam Kapoor’s Favourite!

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Namrata Soni accompanied Sonam Kapoor to Cannes and you will usually find her name in every one of Sonam Kapoor’s posts. Namrata’s fresh ideas has made actresses look amazing on magazine cover, red carpets and events! She is the coveted makeup artist for stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Sonakshi Sinha and Salman Khan!

3. Arti Nayar, Parineeti Chopra’s BFF!

Arti Nayar, Parineeti Chopra’s BFF!

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Parineeti recently posted a picture on her Instagram page and it shows her sleeping while her makeup wonder woman Arti does her makeup. She says ‘desperate times’. Makeup artists usually deal with stars and their busy, hectic and unpredictable schedules! If you see a star at 3 AM in the morning shooting somewhere, it’s guaranteed his/her makeup artist is up waiting to be called any moment. Arti Nayar is another renowned makeup artist in Bollywood today. She works on Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor. Arti works for magazine covers, ad shoots and lots more!

4. Daniel Bauer, Aishwarya Rai’s Man Of The Hour!

Daniel Bauer, Aishwarya Rai’s Man Of The Hour!

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Daniel Bauer is a German makeup artist based in India and he has been working in this industry for only a couple of years now, but he has built a strong clientele pretty quickly! Daniel is usually seen with Aishwarya on her events and shoots. He also works on Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif, to name a few. Daniel is a psychiatric nurse by qualification! Suprising, isn’t it? Today, he is the makeup expert for Lakme Cosmetics and shoots is a celebrity in his own right!

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