Now that I have already finalized my wedding lehenga, the next big thing to book is the makeup artist for the wedding. In case you missed my last post eliciting my journey to my wedding lehenga, you can read it all here.
Delhi is the Fashion capital of India with a huge array of great makeup artists. Talk about the big names and they are all here. Any bride would agree to the fact that the best bridal trousseau could go for a toss if the makeup done for the wedding is not good. It’s your BIG day and you have to look good. I have been searching for MUAs for my wedding for almost a month now. So here I am bringing you a comprehensive list of the most sought after bridal makeup artists in Delhi.
BEST MAKEUP ARTISTS IN DELHI NCR
A bit expensive but she is one of the best MUA in her league. If you want to be classy and elegant bride with a subtle makeup, she is the one you should go for. She uses makeup intelligently to accentuate your beauty and hide your flaws.
Charges– Rs 25,000+ taxes (if done by Chandni herself), senior/ junior artists are priced 6k-10k. She charges Rs4000 for trial sessions and Rs 6000 for airbrush trial session.
Address– New Friends Colony, Delhi
Number– 011 41666441
Vidya is a freelance makeup artist who has worked with many Bollywood actresses in the past. One of my friends got her bridal makeup done from here and trust me she looked awesome. She is a good choice if you want a subtle makeup with a dash of colors. If you want the best, ask for Vidya instead of her assistants.
Charges– Rs 25,000 + taxes
Address– Lajpat Nagar, Delhi
Number– 011 41635074, 41630940
She is one of the best know makeup artists in the country. She makes you look stunning but sometimes it might turn out to be overdone. I have got feedbacks from my readers that most of the brides of Ambika Pillai look alike on their wedding. However there is no doubt about the fact that she is talented.
Numbers– Have a lot of outlets. Numbers are mentioned on the website.
Charges– Rs 25,000+ taxes if done by Ambika herself. Snr/ Jnr artists charge 12k and 7k respectively excluding taxes.
South Extension branch; Tel: 40010200, 40010000
Malviya Nagar branch; Tel: 41622100
Rajouri Garden; Tel: 40010300
Chhatarpur; Tel: 26304222
Punjabi Bagh; Tel: 40010100
Model Town; Tel: 47087600
Gurgaon,Golf Course road; Tel: 4257056
Brides who have gotten their makeup done by her have loved the results. She works to create a flawless skin and then highlight the natural beauty of the bride. She has over six years of experience in the industry and specializes in bridal makeup.
Charges– above Rs20,000
Address– Vasant Kunj, Delhi
If you want a natural yet glowing makeup, Anu Kaushik is the name for it. Subtle but very bridal. She makes you look effortlessly perfect on your big day. You can be assured that she wouldn’t make you look like a painted doll on your big day.
Address– Chattarpur, New Delhi
Number– 011 32546516, 9312253176
She is one of the makeup artists who is an expert in international bridal makeup trends. Komal Gulati uses her brush with all natural neutral shades to match your wedding trousseau to give you an international appeal. Her brides are not done in the traditional Indian way.
Address– Sainik Farms, New Delhi
Shalini Singh (from Style Studio)
Glowing, radiant yet natural is her makeup style. All her brides look radiant and not made up. She has over a decade experience in the industry. Look at her site to see what she means.
Charges– around Rs20,000
Address– Panchsheel Enclave, New Delhi
Michelle has created a separate space for her in the wedding industry through her subtle and elegant bridal makeup. If you are looking for class and glamour, she is the one you should go for.
Charges– Rs 11,000+ taxes
Address– East of Kailash, New Delhi
She is professionally trained in air brush makeup and is an expert in bridal makeup. She is famous for her bridal makeovers and grooming classes along with full beauty packages.
Address– Shivalik, New Delhi
Number– 9899791260, 9811191260, 011- 26691866
Pooja Sethi (from Amber)
She is a well-trained makeup artist who also provides consultation to the brides for a eauty regime that will make you look your best on your big day.
Address– Sohna Road, Gurgaon
Number– 0124 645 0153
Wedding is the most important day of a girl’s life and she wants to look her best on that day. Hope the above information helps you in your search for your MUA. Decide and book the one you consider the best for your big day! If I have missed a good MUA, feel free to mention their name in the comments section below.
P.S. It’s me in the picture above. Chandni Singh was my MUA for my wedding and I simply loved her.