with MUA Mamta Mendiratta
ShaadiElephant had a great time in having this heartfelt discussion with much appreciated MUA, Mamta Mendiratta. She is super talented and every bride`s dream!
SE - Which is the latest bridal trend this season?
Mamta - These days Bridal makeup is more about a defined face and eyes mostly smokey or glittery eyes. with a Dewy finished natural base and Bold Matte lips giving bride a fusion of traditional Indian and a glamorous Western bridal look.
SE - What is the most exciting thing about being a makeup artist?
Mamta - Being a makeup artist is a career unlike any other .It is one of the most fun and rewarding jobs, firstly you can be creative and learn a lot of techniques and get a lot of ideas. Secondly you don't have a specific time like other jobs, your work timings are flexible .Another thing is that I have been fortunate to meet so many beautiful people who share their ideas and even some of the inspirational stories which make me feel happy about being in this field.
SE - What trends are you seeing in Pre wedding shoot makeup?
Mamta - Pre wedding shoots are mostly done outdoor so it's better to go with a Matte finish Foundation keeping the look fresh throughout the shoot . Brighter lip Shades and nude eye makeups are the best choice for this purpose and one should also keep a compact handy.
SE - How can a bride make her wedding makeup last longer?
Mamta - As a makeup artist, it's my job to take certain steps to make the makeup last longer like using waterproof makeup, fixing it with fixers, using a non oily moisturizer, but it is also very important for the bride to take measures to make the makeup last longer .
1 she should not keep touching or scratching her face instead keep dabbing if needed .
2 bride should prefer to dance Less .
3 and it's better to choose a venue which is air conditioned if possible..
SE - Some tips for brides on after wedding makeup.
Mamta - As a newly wed, almost every bride prefers a little more makeup and dressing than usual. The couple is often invited to dinners and parties so it's very important for the newly weds to have some basic knowledge about makeup. She can consult her makeup artist for the same or she can also look for the information on the Internet.
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