The Bold Makeup Issue
The Extra Beauty Looks for Your Extra Personality
April 2022 Issue | ShilpaAhuja.com
by makeup artist Marjolein de Ridder
For me, makeup is an art. My work is colorful, I like to approach makeup as a form of art and expression, so that’s what I do with it! I create mostly editorial makeup looks. I think the idea behind editorial makeup, as a type of work, is to be creative, to show your skills, and try new stuff. Editorial allows you to think outside of the box. And that’s what I recommend for you, to have fun with makeup!
I always feel like every artist has his or her own signature, which can’t be copied, just like your handwriting. Try to figure out who you are as an artist and what gives you joy. If you figure that out, you can manage to become one with it. Then, makeup won’t be something you have to think about anymore but you just do it, and your model will be your muse! When you reach that stage, you make magic!
So how do you find your “signature style” based on your personality? Read more…
Inside this issue:
Discover the April 2022 issue of ShilpaAhuja.com’s digital fashion magazine. You can view the full resolution cover and read featured stories.
Shilpa Ahuja the editor-in-chief of ShilpaAhuja.com, which she founded with the goal of inspiring confidence in the modern working woman through fashion. Other than defining the direction of the magazine, she also writes about fashion & beauty trend forecasts, industry analysis, and opinions.
Shilpa’s work has been published in the University of Fashion blog and Jet Airways magazine. She is also an artist, illustrator and cartoonist. She is also the creator of Audrey O., a comic series that represents the lifestyle of millennial women. She enjoys creative writing and world travel. Her art has been exhibited at Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Aroma Hotel, Chandigarh and been published in Chandigarh Times.
Originally from Chandigarh, Shilpa also has a degree in architecture and has worked in interior project management. She is also the author of the book “Designing a Chinese Cultural Center in India”. Shilpa has a Masters in Design Studies degree from Harvard University.
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