In a fashion landscape predominately run by men, beauty is a market dominated by women and they understand a woman’s need to look and feel her best when she presents herself to the world. This week, we are featuring some makeup artists and beauty influencers in celebration of women’s month...
Sara Ali is an award nominated celebrity makeup artist with nationwide popularity. From humble beginnings to a successful business owner, Sara is a powerful woman who has built an empire that makes women feel beautiful inside and out. She is the founder and owner of ‘Sara Ali Cosmetics’ which began in 2019 with a promise to offer best quality makeup products easily available across the globe. Her salon ‘SARA Salon & Spa’ is the go to place for many stars of the film industry. Sara’s passion for makeup and creativity led her to create her own brand and has now become one of the fastest growing beauty brands in Pakistan.
Instagram and makeup artists go together like chocolate chips and mint ice cream – they’re a match made in beauty heaven. Over the years, many makeup artists have amassed massive followers on the social media platform because of their forward-thinking techniques, incredible pictures, and celebrity clients. Falaq Shahid, a budding makeup artist who gained popularity on social media with her amazing makeup skills. She started her blog page in 2016 with her sister in Lahore. Initially, she started with product reviews and makeup tutorials. She had been working professionally in the corporate sector so she was able to utilise her degree while managing her blog on the side. Professionally, she started taking makeup courses after her marriage and moved to Islamabad because she wanted to have an alternate career path. She has managed to make her space in the beauty industry with her dedication and flawless makeup looks.
Laraib Rahim has completely left us in awe with her extraordinary makeup skills. Laraib started her career a few years ago and today she is one of the best emerging makeup artists in Pakistan. She gained attention because of her aesthetic beauty and detailed, glamorous looks. Laraib is also an influencer and model. She creates comprehensive makeup looks on her Instagram which has amassed a great fan following. Her fresh and fun approach to makeup is what makes her standout.
Whether it be a bold red lip or bright blue eyeshade, a monochrome lid with a nude lip, creative makeup blogger and content creator, Rammal Mehmud is the person you’re looking for. You can absolutely count on her for the most amazing, bold and colourful looks. Her makeup looks prove that she’s a dynamo of creativity. From colourful eyes to bold brows; there is an endless list of exciting looks. She has taken the beauty industry by storm with her innovative and creative makeup looks. If you’re looking for someone to spice up your makeup, then Rammal is the one.
Channeling her love for makeup through easy tutorials - Rea Moammar Rana, daughter of actor Moammar Rana, is a certified makeup artist and influencer who is gaining much fame for her work. Rea is one of the most promising new makeup artists on the circuit. She has made a niche for herself in the flourishing beauty industry by dint of immense talent and sheer hard work. Starting out as a beauty blogger, she soon swept up hordes of makeup enthusiasts with her detailed online tutorials, and then went on to expand her repertoire with hands-on makeup workshops and classes. She launched her studio in 2019, and now divides her chock-a-block schedule between bridal and party makeup appointments, and her in-demand workshops in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad.
Rea has a burgeoning fan following on Instagram but she doesn’t let the fame get to her head. She keeps it real and she keeps it honest.
Qirat Baber, a marketing graduate by education, never knew makeup was her true calling. From applying makeup (lipsticks stolen from her mom’s dressing table) and changing hairstyles of her toys to dressing up real-life dolls, and from hardly ever using a roll-on gloss to being a makeup artist, Qirat has come a long way. She, who had never been allowed to paint her face, has been practicing it now for the past four-and-a-half years. As her interest grew, so did her certifications: Qirat got her training from the big shots of the industry - Huda Kattan, Tamanna Roashan, Illamasqua, Natasha’s Salon, Anam Falak, and Maria’s Institute and Salon. She is now a successful makeup artist who has a huge social media following and her own makeup studio.