I am a Bridal Makeup Artist but also specialized in Bridal occasion, editorial, head-shot makeup, as well as make-overs, private lessons professional training, airbrush makeup and photo shoots. My training and experience in the industry has made me an expert in creating a flawless look for your special day. My focus is on enhancing the most beautiful features of your face, applying perfect color matching and tone to make you stand out from the crowd.
I am a professional hair and make-up artist based in bay area. I work with award winning photographers, acclaimed couture designers, models, artists and bridal parties. I also have experience with film/TV, music videos, theatre and fashion shows.
I have completed several training courses in my field. This gave me exposure to working and being familiar, with several leading brands and their products.
I feel that, as an artist, it is crucial to constantly refresh my ideas and I find inspiration everywhere I look. I love the diverse creative people that I meet during continuously with my work. They have all inspired me in one way or the other.
As a young child I was always fascinated by the world of fashion & beauty, and while my peers were busy playing with toys I was more likely to be found with my head in glossy magazines reading about famous designers, models and make-up artists. As the years went by, my love of the fashion and beauty industry grew deeper. I am licensed cosmetologist from India and USA. I have also done degree in Fashion Designing. I believe any kind of knowledge is good to enhance ones skills.
I am a licensed Esthetician since 2004. I am trained makeup and hair stylist. I am so thankful to have a career that I love so dearly. It's not just the artistic aspect of the job that I love, it's my clients. When I can transform how someone sees themselves and make them feel beautiful... That is what this career is all about. Showing people the beauty that lies within each one of them.
They both believe in enhancing the beauty of their clients by understanding the facial structure and skin of their clients. They love to guide their clients about their skin care, products and even the techniques of applying day to day, fast and easy way to achieve natural beauty. They teach the art of hairdressing and make-up artistry inone on one or small groups. The best thing about this team is they do provide their clients the work they are looking for by listening to their needs, requirements and understanding the demand of the work. Their goal is to help each bride achieve a natural look with a radiant glow, with the belief that a bride should look like the most beautiful version of herself, not someone else's idea of what she should look like. From start to finish, they will help each bride create a flawless, photo-ready look that lasts.
They have experience in working with big designers like VIKRAM PHADNIS from Bollywood, SHEKHAR RAHATE FROM HOLLYWOOD, Big Celebrities from Bollywood .They have done makeup and hair for Movies, Commercials, Websites, Fashion Shows, Editorial work and even their work has been published in quite a few BRIDAL MAGAZINES.
Whether their work takes them on location for a catalog photo shoot, or backstage of a runway for a fashion show or to a bride's house, Ritu & Shalu demonstrates their talent and desire to create a flawless style to enhance the subject.