If you are a soon bride-to-be we have no doubt that you have already hit Instagram several times on the lookout for best makeup artists in Chennai. Following the best makeup artists on Instagram is a smart way to get beauty inspiration and tips for the wedding and related functions. Picking your makeup artist is a big decision for a bride. Then how can we let you do this grilling task all by yourself? We’ve compiled a list of must-follow top 10 bridal makeup artist in Chennai. These makeup artists will definitely help you to feel amazing, beautiful and prepared for your wedding day!
A quick disclaimer that this list is not exhaustive and is based on the popularity and number of followers that the makeup artists have on Instagram.
Insta Handle : vishualizemua
The founder of Vish-ualize Makeup Artistry, Vishnu Priya, is a budding yet extremely talented makeup artist and trainer from Chennai. Eye makeup is her forte. Nonetheless, she can work wonders on a wide range of skin tones from porcelain to ebony. Her work on Instagram showcases bold sultry looks which are ideal for weddings. Apart from bridal makeup, she also takes makeup workshops where you can learn the basics of makeup with hands-on instruction.
Insta Handle : artistrybyolivia
Found by Olivia Anugraha, Artistry by Olivia is an upbeat makeup studio in Chennai. Olivia specializes in bridal beauty, engagement shoots, and all the big days that lead up to the big day. She does both hair and makeup, ideal for the bride in need of flexibility (or even for the bridal party’s looks). Likewise, she also offers tons of daily life makeup inspiration on her Instagram page, making it totally worth to follow.
Insta Handle : samanthajagan
Founder of the premium Wynk Unisex Salon, Samantha Jagan kick-started her career as a model. However, her love for makeup and styling inspired her to take formal training to enhance her makeup skills. And that is just the tip of the iceberg for her success as a makeup artist. She is now a well-known celebrity makeup and hair stylist. As a matter of fact, her foray into bridal makeup made her an instant hit among the brides. Samantha is indeed a beauty influencer in her own right on Instagram.
Insta Hanlde : makeupibrahim
Ibrahim is a veteran in the makeup industry with over 10 years of experience. He is an expert in bridal makeup and portrait shoot makeup. Ibrahim styles makeup and hair for advertisements, films and celebrity photo shoots. He uses products only from leading cosmetic brands like M.A.C, Bobbi Brown etc as they offer the longevity and quality that the brides expect. As a result of his perfect makeup and hair-do, he has garnered an immense fan base on Instagram.
Insta Handle : makeupartistrybykavithasekar
Kavitha Sekar is a highly acclaimed makeup artist from Chennai. She brings diversity to her skills as intentionally renowned beauty mentors like Ojas Rajani from Mumbai, Tara Mohaddem from London and Emilie Guillermin from Belgium have trained her. She has experience in makeup for fashion shows, films, photography, and commercials. Having worked with hundreds of brides, Kavitha aces the art of makeup and styling. Her Instagram page is a hodgepodge of trends, proving that she’s versatile enough with her airbrushing to accomplish almost any look.
Insta Handle: anushaswamy
The young and vibrant, Anusha Swamy, has many feathers to her cap as a dancer, a model, a makeup artist and philanthropist. As a makeup artist, Anusha is very creative and that reflects in the unusual yet beautiful wedding drapes and colours that her brides wear. She vouches in the beauty of natural skin tones and her makeup style emphasizes enhancing the facial features. We love the fact that her Instagram page is loaded with pictures showing her comfort in doing different types of bridal makeup from bold and funky to soft and ethereal.
Insta Handle: rachelstylesmith
Ideally located in the heart of the city, Rachels Stylesmith has a long reputation for glamming up Chennai brides with intricate makeup. Rachel believes in order to be the best you have to incorporate the best products and procedures. Hence, her work is always in tune with the latest trends and techniques. A glance at her Instagram feed is enough to gauge her talent and expertise. The endless celebrity makeup photos will truly inspire you to set some serious beauty goals.
Insta Handle: prakatwork
Prakruti Anand is one of the youngest makeup artists who has worked and trained with M.A.C. Her work is frequently featured on media praising her work. She believes makeup is nothing but an extension of one’s personality. Hence, connecting with the clients is of utmost importance to her. In fact, her clients attest to the artist’s talent, speedy work, and flexibility. Among her other beauty related work, this Chennai based professional gives bespoke makeup lessons, holds makeup workshops, and specializes in bridal makeup.
Insta Handle: suresh.menon
Suresh Menon has been fascinated with the world of beauty and glamour from a young age. He started his career as a fashion designing at 18. However, that was not enough to quench his pursuit in the fashion industry. Hence, he started working with MAC Cosmetics as a full-time makeup artist. Over the years, his skills and workmanship have become a blockbuster hit with his clientele. Though he has worked on several campaigns runway shows, bridal makeup has always been the high point of his work. Suresh regularly gives makeup lessons and consultations. He is appreciated not only for his long-lasting, beautiful makeup but also for his friendly, patient personality.
Insta Handle: mesmereyesmakeup
Akriti Sachdev tops our list of Chennai’s best makeup artists on Instagram. Not to mention she is exceptionally versatile and experienced in everything from editorial to bridal beauty and everything in between. Akriti is the founder of Mesmereyes in Nungambakkam and is an avid blogger. She is extremely passionate about beauty and makeup. As a result, she is very active on social media regularly giving a sneak peek of her work, beauty tips and hacks. She also conducts personalized makeup lessons through workshops. Her massive fan-following in Instagram speaks volume about her popularity as a makeup artist in the bridal circuit.
If you are looking to find the best make up artist for your wedding, get in touch with our Planning Team. We can get suggest the artists based on your requirements, get their availability and finalize the perfect one for you at exclusive discounts! Something we can do in a day which might otherwise take few days for you 🙂
Also published on Medium.