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Top 15 Bridal Makeup Artists in Chennai!

If you are a bride looking for makeup artists in Chennai, this article is for you. We know you must have started looking for makeup artists in your area and the best way to get some inspiration is following the top makeup artists in Chennai on Instagram and Facebook.

Whether you hire the same makeup artist or not, you will have lots of inspiration to show the makeup artist the look you eventually end up finalizing for your wedding.

top 15 bridal makeup artists in chennai

Based on the work showcased on their social media handles, we have listed down the top 15 Bridal makeup artists in Chennai for wedding and party makeup. Hope this article will be useful for you-

Top 15 Bridal Makeup Artists in Chennai:

1. Vishnu Priya

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Vishnu Priya is a budding makeup artist and has a studio in Chennai called Vish-ualize Makeup Artistry. Her brides have the sultry bridal look that most of the South Indian beauties want. She seems to be a pro at making traditional South Indian brides. The pictures indicate how she keeps the bride’s skin natural and glowing. The makeup does not look made up.

Instagram: vishualizemua


2. Samantha Jagan Makeup Artist in Chennai

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Samantha Jagan is a well-known makeup artist in Chennai. Her work speaks for itself. AS soon as you visit her Instagram page and have a look at her brides, you get a positive feeling. Her makeup looks so flawless and makes her brides look as if they are radiating from within.

Instagram: SamanthaJagan


Email[email protected]

3. Ibrahim Makeup

Ibrahim has an experience of more than 10 years and is a trained MAC makeup artist. He has worked on the makeup and hair for a lot of advertisements, films, and celebrity photoshoots. Ibrahim uses high-quality products from MAC and Bobbi Bown on his brides and is famous for his flawless makeup.

He Charges around Rs.25000 per function.


Mobile: 9940053232Email: [email protected]

Instagram : Makeupibrahim

Facebook: Make Up Ibrahim

4. Akriti Sachdeva

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Akriti Sachdeva is very versatile, talented and young makeup artists in Chennai. She walks along with the latest trends in bridal looks. She has to ability to execute any kind of bridal projects with elan be it a South Indian Bride or a North Indian bride.She charges around Rs.25,000 per function and does travel to other cities.

Contact: +917550033425 or email: [email protected]

Instagram: mesmereyesmakeup


5. Rachel Smith Makeup

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Rachel B.Singh is a renowned celebrity and bridal makeup artist in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Her studio is located in the heart of the city of Chennai. her work is always updated with the latest looks and techniques and she makes use of the best products on her clients.

Instagram: rachelstylesmith


6. Prakruthi Ananth makeup

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Prakruthi Ananth is a very talented and experienced makeup artist in Chennai. She has done a variety of bridal look ranging from South Indian brides, North Indian brides, Islamic brides to Christian brides. All her brides look equally beautiful. She charges around Rs. 16,500 for bridal makeup and for airbrush, she charges Rs. 20,000.


Email[email protected]

Instagram: prakatwork


7. Veera Sekar makeup artist

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Veera Sekar has more than 25 years of experience in wedding and bridal makeup. Even though his social media presence may not be as huge as the younger artists but his work speaks for himself.

Phone:+91 98412 18628

Email: [email protected]

Facebook: Veera-Sekar-makeup

8. Bridal makeup artists in Chennai – Kavitha Sekar

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Kavitha Sekar is an internationally trained makeup artist with up to date makeup skills and trained hairstylist. Specialized in bridal makeovers and fashion makeovers.


Phone: +91 98407 27328

9. Makeup By Noor

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Noor Ahmed has more than 10 years of experience in South Indian bridal makeup. He believes in enhancing the natural beauty of his bride. HE charges Rs. 30000 for bridals and Rs.7500 for guests makeup and does not travel outstation.

Contact: +91 9382154932, +91 9840579576.

E-mail: [email protected][email protected]

Facebook: BridalStudioNoor

10. Suresh Menon Makeup

best bridal and party makeup artists in chennai, tamil nadu

Suresh Menon has been in the fashion industry since the age of 18. He has worked as a MAC makeup artist for a long time and has worked on various runaway and fashion shows. However, his expertise in bridal makeup has stood out from the rest of his work always.

Instagram: suresh.menon

11. Bronzer bridal makeup artist

best bridal and party makeup artists in chennai, tamil nadu

VIJIKNR is a self-taught makeup artist. She received an international certification from the USA in makeup and hair. She is well known for her extraordinary bridal looks.

Phone: 91-8048126994

Email: [email protected]



12. Viji Sharath makeup artist in Chennai

best bridal and party makeup artists in chennai, tamil nadu

Viji Sharath is one of the best makeup artists in Chennai with an expertise in bridal makeup of 6 years. She is your best bet if you are on a budget. Her charges are Rs.10000 for bridal makeup and Rs.6000 for engagement makeup which is inclusive of Hair Styling, Draping, and Makeup.

Email: [email protected]

Facebook: Makeup-VijiSharath

13. Beauty begins with Leimi

best bridal makeup artists in chennai

If you are minimalistic and classic bride, you must choose Leimi. She charges Rs.25000 per function.

Contact: +91 9677273906

14. Shabas makeup artist Chennai

best bridal makeup artists in chennai

Shabas is a famous wedding makeup artist in Chennai. His characteristic makeup look is a clean face, luminous skin, and a flawless base. Be it a bright or a subtle makeup look, he seems to be an expert in everything.

Instagram: Makeupshabas

Facebook: makeupshabas

15. Jeya Shree Varshini makeup artist

best bridal makeup artists in chennai

She is a certified makeup artist from the Kryolan makeup academy, London. Her charges Rs.15000 per function which includes of hairstyling, draping, and makeup. She does not offer airbrush makeup.

Facebook: jeyashreevarshinimakeupartis

Phone: 09962602555


Also Read: 20 Best Bridal Makeup Artists In Hyderabad!

These Blouses from Studio Prothoma is what you need in your wardrobe this summer!!

Summers are all about lightweight fabrics and quirky prints!! Nobody wants to wear heavy embroidered stuff or fabrics like silk or brocades in summers. If you like to wear ethnics or fusion outfits in summers, we have found a new label for you to shop at. These Studio Prothoma blouses will surely make your inner desi diva scream in excitement!!

saree blouse designs with back side goddess motifs

When we are planning to wear a saree, we spend hours and hours to select which one we want to wear. But very few of us spend time on selecting blouse designs. Isn’t it? Selecting a blouse design is as important as selecting the saree. If you choose a beautiful saree but the blouse is not that good, the final look will not be that great as a whole.

Let us have a look at some of the interesting Studio Prothoma Blouses we found for you:

Studio Prothoma Kali maa blouse

saree blouse designs with back side goddess motifs

This Kali Maa blouse from studio Prothoma by Veena Mitra is everything classy. This is such a great pick for the Puja time if you are a Bengali. You can also sport it for festivals or Pujaas with a classy saree in a solid color. It goes so well with the handloom saree in off white and will go equally well with a black georgette saree as well.

Peter Pan Collar blouse

Marlyn Monroe blouse

This blouse in white with a picture of Marlyn Monroe and peter pan collar is so peculiar. In the first look, it does not even look like a typical blouse.

Marlyn Monroe blouse

This is what we are talking about. You can wear this piece like a blouse or style it like a crop top. This is probably our favorite and must-have piece from Studio Prothoma Blouse collection.

Audrey Hepburn Blouse

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This bright yellow blouse with a graphic print of Audrey Hepburn at the back is as beautiful it can get. We love the fact that these blouses from Studio Prothoma have a contemporary touch to them. You can style it with a saree or a maxi skirt for a fusion look.

Colorful embroidered blouse

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This black cotton blouse with colorful embroidery is such a cute piece. This studio Prothoma blouse can be styled in so many ways and worn with so many colors owing to its’ colorful embroidery. It can even be worn as a crop top with high waisted jeans or wide-legged pants.

Jhumki Embroidered blouse

saree blouse with back patch work emboidery

This Jhumki embroidered blouse is a purely ethnic piece and is perfect to pair with sarees for festive occasions. We admire the minimal work on the motif and how it is not excessively blingy. Hence it can easily be paired with your heavier sarees too. We can totally see it going perfectly with a hot pink Banarasi or silk Kanjeevaram.

Red Elegant Blouse

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The designer has something for every age group. This elegant piece can be worn by women of all ages.

Summer Whites

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These white cotton blouses with interesting print & sleeves are ideal for summer.

Quirky Edgy Blouses

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You can go for these blouses if you want something quirky and edgy and stand out from the crowd.

Goddess Durga Blouse

Latest saree blouse designs 2019

This silk blouse again is so appropriate for festivals and pujas. You can style this with a bright yellow saree.

Goddess Saraswati blouse

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These blouses from studio Prothoma are so interesting. They come in a variety of colors and sleeve lengths. You can choose any.

So these were some of our favorites from the Studio Prothoma Blouses collection. You can check out their full collection and order from their Facebook and Instagram pages.




Anushree Reddy Menswear Collection With Prices!

If anyone is familiar with Anushree Reddy designs, you must be knowing that she doesn’t usually deviate from her usual designs. Anushree Reddy’s summer collection 2019 at the Lakme Fashion week saw some of the prettiest summer lehengas, some festive wear, and menswear. In this post, we are featuring the best of Anushree Reddy menswear with prices.

The 2019 collection was titled “Atirah” meaning perfumes and flowers. This year’s collection saw less of her classic pinks & reds while more of deep blues, light pinks, some yellows, and peaches.

The collection titled ‘Atirah’ is an ode to the age-old tradition in Kannauj where heavenly oils were extracted to make attar or fragrances from the flowers in the Mughal era. The colors in the collection include hues of Zar(Warm apricot), Fiza(Celestial blue) and Sang Raza(Frosted almond).

Anushree Reddy Menswear Collection

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Anushree Reddy Menswear Collection

“A classic summer palette, outfits handcrafted with seamless construction and a special curation of sharp silhouettes. ” 

This is what the designer has to say about her Menswear collection for Summer 2019.

Lets get down to Anushree Reddy Menswear 2019 collection:

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Anushree Reddy Menswear Collection

This Subtle yet elegant piece features a floral print bandi with a High low kurta & Pyjama. We can easily see grooms wearing this piece to a daytime mehendi function. Easy, breezy and with that pocket square he can even compliment his bride’s outfit. This outfit is priced at INR 67,200.

Anushree reddy green bandi, kurta churidar for men

This dull green bandi with a kurta & churidar is perfect for an evening mehendi function or even a sangeet. You can style it with brown brogues. It is priced at INR 89,000.

anushreereddy menswear for grooms

This Ivory Overlap Jacket Set is perfect for a Sangeet function or even reception night. This one is for the grooms who love wearing Indo-western styles. This style suits taller men so if you are in the shorter frame we would suggest you to steer clear of such silhouettes. This one is priced at INR 50,023. We would say this piece is truly a steal at this price.

anushree reddy groom collection

This fiery piece is for the men who are not afraid to wear colour. We think this one would be perfect for both Mehendi as well as Sangeet. It comes with a printed pocket square. You can team it up with mojaris for an easy breezy look. Its priced at INR 58,240. We love this statement kurta set for sure.

Trendy Indian Groom Outfits

Anushree reddy menswear for grooms

This Embroidered waistcoat with a floral printed dhoti is such a unique piece. This design is perfect to wear for a Sangeet or a beachside wedding.  This outfit is perfect for a daytime beach destination wedding. This is priced at INR 81,760.

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This unique outfit with a beige kurta and floral pant with the jacket is priced at INR 38,916.

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Anushree Reddy Menswear Collection

This outfit featuring Kurta, churidar with asymmetric placket bandi looks traditional but still has hints of modern in it. We think it would be perfect for a Mehendi function. It is priced at INR 69,000.

anushree reddy mens wear for grooms with prices

This Kurta set with an asymmetric bandi in blush pink is a great choice for a summer wedding. It is priced at INR 59,360.

Anushree reddy menswear sherwani
Anushree Reddy Menswear Collection

This Pastel sherwani with floral dupatta is the perfect pick for a summer wedding be it during the day or night. It has embroidered motifs on the placket and at the sleeves. It is priced at INR 92,960.

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Anushree Reddy Menswear Collection

These kurta, chudidaar sets paired with contrast embroidered Nehru jackets with pocket square detailing are priced at INR 77,000.

Indian Groom Dresses by Anushree Reddy

Some other drool-worthy sherwanis for grooms we found on the designer’s Instagram feed are:

anushree reddy mens wear floral sherwani

We love this floral embroidered sherwani for the groom.

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Anushree Reddy Menswear Collection

We can hardly take our eyes off this Royal ivory sherwani with embroidery and a stole. It’s a perfect summer wedding dress for the groom.

You can buy Anushree Reddy Menswear collection online at Aashniandco and Vesimi. In case you cannot find some of the designs on these websites you can also visit the designer’s store in Hyderabad.

Style Inspiration: Deepika Padukone Hairstyles with Sarees

So you are thinking of sporting a saree and looking for some style inspiration? Who other to take inspiration from none other than the diva itself: Deepika Padukone. In case you are unable to decide what hairstyle to go for with the saree, here is some inspiration. In this article, we are summing down a few hairstyles Deepika Padukone has been seen wearing with sarees.

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Deepika Padukone Hairstyles

Deepika Padukone Hairstyles with Sarees

Now Deepika has been a pro at styling her saree looks ever since her debut in Om Shanti Om. Every time she steps out in a saree, she slays. A lot of us girls are confused when it comes to selecting hairstyles to go with a saree.

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You want to look glam but also want your saree to get all the attention it deserves. Complicated and overly done hairdos just overwhelm your look with too much going on altogether.

So fret not girls, we have narrowed down a few hairstyles that Deepika Padukone swears by when she is wearing a saree. Trust us, these are the most basic and simple hairdos that anyone can make at home.

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Deepika Padukone Hairstyles

There are mainly two kinds of Hairdos Deepika has been seen sporting recently every time she wore a saree.

The Bun

The buns seem to be Deepika Padukone’s favorite hairstyle when it comes to wearing sarees.  She keeps altering the style of the bun but basically, it is one of her most worn hairstyles with sarees.

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Deepika Padukone Hairstyles

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She was seen wearing this gorgeous scallop border off white saree by Rahul Mishra and guess what, she was sporting a sleek bun again. This kind of bun with sleek and pulled back hair gives a very clean look keeping the focus on the makeup and the outfit.

Deepika-Padukone sabyasacho floral saree

This picture is all kind of dreamy and yet again she is seen wearing a bun with the saree. So moving on from the gorgeous Sabyasachi saree, here Deepika Padukone is seen in a middle-parted bun.

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deepika padukone hairstyles with sarees

Deepika was again seen wearing a sleek bun with the cute candy cane saree by Sabyasachi. The hairdo complements the high neck of the blouse and keeps the focus on her face and the saree.

Deepika Padukone saree

In one of her post-wedding looks, she was seen carrying this beautiful off white saree with a red blouse and a bun yet again. Notice that she is wearing a side parting in this bun which makes it look a little less traditional.

Here’s a tutorial on how to wear a sleek bun:

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Deepika Padukone Hairstyles

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If you are not into neat sleek buns with partings, go for Deepika’s favorite- The puff. She loves styling her hair with a puff or bouffant hairdo on the front. You can also go for a puff on the front with a gajra bun.

Here’s a step by step tutorial on how to achieve Deepika Padukone’s puff bun with gajra:

The Ponytail

Next up is the second most worn hairstyle by her- the pulled back hair ponytail. Yes, the good old ponytail can also look glam if worn right.

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Deepika Padukone Hairstyles

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She wore a sleek middle-parted ponytail with this contemporary saree by Anamika Khanna.

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After her wedding, Deepika was seen in this ruffle saree at Isha Ambani’s Sangeet ceremony. She looked ultra-glamorous with this center-parted messy ponytail look with the saree. you can also achieve this look easily by teasing the hair at your crown while making the ponytail.

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A wavy ponytail with lots of texture and curls behind looks so beautiful on this Pink Sabyasachi saree.

Other hairstyles that were seen on her in the past:

The Half Up Hair

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This is one of the classic hairstyles you can opt with a saree. Deepika did it too in her looks from Chennai express.

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Deepika’s saree looks are incomplete without the most popular saree- This blue number from Ye Jawani Hai Diwani. It is by far the most glam look and the open wavy hair totally complements the look. The loose curls look perfect with a saree if you have long hair.

Arabic Mehendi Designs 2019!

Arabic Mehendi designs are probably the simplest and easy to carry Mehendi designs out there. The design derives its name from its country of origin Arabia. In the last few years, the  Arabic mehendi designs have become increasingly popular within India & Pakistan.

The Arabic mehndi designs are very versatile as they can be changed and used in several ways by just changing the position of the motifs. The popularity can be judged by the fact that women living in Gulf countries is that they use it as an accessory.

arabic mehndi designs

The edgy strokes make this design so different and are the chief characteristic of the Arabic style of Mehendi. The design mainly consists of nature-inspired motifs like floral art, leaf patterns, checkered designs, and architecture inspired motifs.

Arabic mehendi designs that you can try

In this post, we will be sharing some of the prettiest and most unique Arabic mehndi designs that are trending in 2019. You can try these for weddings, festivals or any upcoming family functions.

Arabic mehandi design

Arabic mehendi designs for the bride

This classic Arabic mehendi design is perfect if you love the traditional style mehendi with paisley designs. This kind of design can even be chosen by brides to be for their wedding.

Dainty Arabic mehandi design

Dainty arabic mehendi designs 2019

This delicate and subtle mehendi design is so cute. This minimal design is perfect for your engagement or Roka if you are wearing a Gown or contemporary outfit.

Dainty Arabic mehndi design

double bel Arabic mehendi designs

Two trails instead of one in this exquisite design make it extra special. This mehendi design with floral and paisley patterns in two rows makes it different from others.

Jewelry Style mehndi design

Jewellery inspired Arabic mehendi designs

This beautiful Jewelry style Arabic mehendi design is This design with simple motifs has flowers and creepers. This design makes the hand look not too filled yet filled enough with jewelry. This mehendi design can be worn with casual western, fusion and traditional clothes.

Intricate Pattern Arabic mehendi design

intricate Arabic mehendi designs

Diagonal patterns known as “Bel” are an integral part of the traditional Arabic mehandi designs. The bel consists of floral patterns, intricate leaf patterns, and checks.

Peacock Arabic mehandi design

Peacock Arabic mehendi designs

This Arabic mehendi design containing the traditional motifs of the peacock that look almost like a tattoo. This beautiful design containing peacock motifs, floral designs, and chandbali motifs is ideal for a minimalistic bride.

Floral Arabic mehendi design

Arabic mehendi designs for feet

This beautiful floral arabic mehendi design will look so so stunning on a bride to be. The wonderful detailing on the feet, toes and then going all the way up is so good.

Arabic mehendi design for Engagement

arabic mehendi designs

This cute and adorable Arabic Mehendi design looks like hand jewelry. This simple mehendi design with leaves and dots is perfect if you are a  bridesmaid or a bride on her engagement.

Full hands Arabic Mehendi design 2019

Full hands arabic mehendi designs 2019

This  Arabic mehendi design with Paisley and intricate patterns have such beautiful detailing. The swirlies look so cute and the design is perfect for both the bride and the bridesmaids.

Stunning Arabic Mehendi design

Stunning Arabic mehendi designs

This stunning design with shaded flowers, leaves and small stokes of swirls is so good. The fact that the mehendi is on just one side makes it all the more different.

ALSO READ: 30 Mind Blowing Leg And Foot Mehndi Designs For 2019 Brides