New Delhi (NVI): Ishita Rishi is a CIDESCO certified Media makeup artist based in Kota. This certificate is awarded to such professionals in beauty care who possess the needed expertise to handle the work of a professional media, theatre and fashion makeup artist.
In this interview with Dwijendra Kumar, a fashion journalist, she opens up on home remedies for glowing skin, career opportunities in media makeup and beauty industry.
1. TELL US ABOUT YOUR VIEWS ON CAREERS IN BEAUTY CARE
The beauty business in India is thriving at a rapid rate, with future outlook seeming exceptionally bright. It’s good to see how people are changing their views about the beauty industry and another thing is the rise in the number of professionally qualified personnel.
2. WHAT IS MEDIA MAKEUP?
Media makeup courses have many formats such as black and white photography makeup, red-carpet looks, film & advertising makeup, catwalk & fantasy makeups, airbrushing, occasional makeups, prosthetic makeup & body paintings.
3. PLEASE TELL US ABOUT LEADING TRAINING INSTITUTES IN THE FIELD
Most prestigious and highest international certification one can get in Makeup is Cidesco which is a Swiss-based certification and some of the leading beauty schools in India which offer this course are Orane International School of Makeup (Chandigarh), LTA school of beauty (Mumbai), Meera’s International School of Makeup ( Mumbai), Lakme Academy (Delhi) etc.
4. HOW TO TAKE UP BEAUTICIAN AS A CAREER?
Beauticians are professionals engaged in improving a client’s appearance through skincare, nail, beauty and hair care. One can get certified to become a beauty therapist after 12th grade. There are various beauty schools that offer a bundle of different beauty and esthetic courses and diplomas.
5. HOW YOU VIEW BRIDAL MAKEUP AS A CAREER?
Bridal makeup is done for bride on her wedding. Brides prefer one of the best makeup artists or beauticians for their bridal makeup in order to look beautiful on their big day. It is done for a minimum of 3 hours by using luxurious and long lasting cosmetic products to improve the look. Along with the makeup, jewellery and costume are also worn by the bride which makes the look complete.
6. WHAT ARE THE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO MAKE-UP ARTISTS?
As a makeup artist one can work in high-end salons or as a wedding or event stylist, salon manager etc. One can also become a sales or marketing specialist in the cosmetic industry, teach in beauty academy and start up own salon.
7. HOW TO GET A GLOWING SKIN AT HOME?
Walk into your kitchen and create some of these amazing home remedies for glowing skin:
A) EGG WHITE + HONEY: Make a paste and apply it for 15 mins and rinse it off with lukewarm water. It tightens the skin and adds moisture to it.
B) OATS + HONEY + YOGURT + ALMOND POWDER: Make a paste and apply it on your face, leave it for 10 mins and wash with lukewarm water. This remedy makes your skin brightened, tightened and glowing.
C) Take 1/3 cup of cocoa powder, 3 tsp of heavy cream or malai, 1/3 cup ripe papaya, 1/4 cup honey and 3tsp of oatmeal powder. Mix them and apply on your face. Rinse it off after 10 mins.