My name is Anitha Sriram. I am a freelancing makeup artist from Chennai. I have named my brand ‘Luxeface’ and I socially connect with people through the same.
I was working as a HR official in a private bank for almost 7 years. I was basically not a makeup junkie, but the search for my bridal makeup became so intense that I wanted to learn what was so special about it for it to be so popular in demand. I learnt makeup all by myself and started doing my own makeup and also freelanced for friends and family. When I got appreciated by my well wishers, I wanted to do more, and found that it became a serious commitment over a period of time.
Hence, in order to become a certified professional and to become recognized in the city, I did a professional course from Chennai and from a trainer in Malaysia. The skills from both of them had made me grow from one bride to another, and I found myself improvising more and my friends and clients started liking me for my signature looks.
My family had been my constant support for my growth today. When I started doing my makeup for brides, I found I was not able to manage my HR job and this makeup artistry together. Hence, I took a huge risk and quit my job and took up makeup full-time.
I also collaborated with a few designers and photographers to experiment with my creativity in makeup, that helped me a lot to explore my potential and create the same kind of looks which I used to create on my models on my brides. I have a professional experience of a year in this field. Bronzed, glowing skin, and smokey eyes have always been my signature looks.
With the increase in the interest in this field, I also started conducting workshops for the women on the go, which also helps me in connecting with a lot of people. As I love to travel, I don’t hesitate to travel for my brides. I know I have taken a good amount of risk, but what makes me so serious about this is that I have taken up my profession as a passion now, a passion to become a successful entrepreneur in this industry over a period of time.
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