Vidya Tikari is one of India's top and most talented makeup artists. She hit the headlines recently when her studio was chosen to do makeup and hairstyling for around 9000 performers for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Commonwealth Games 2010 in Delhi. She and her team smoothly managed the daunting task, displaying a unique combination of speed and skill. With an innate ability to master any mood, she has created stunning & exquisite looks for some of the most legendary faces from the fashion & film worlds. Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai, Deepika Padukone, Bipasha Basu, Malaika Arora Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Gul Panag, Yana and Anoushka Shankar - over 19 years, countless glam icons have experienced Vidya's magic.
Known for her professionalism & versatility, she manages fashion week madness as deftly as the wedding season rush and has wowed many a bridezilla with her power to transform. With subtle yet sure strokes, she can take you into completely different realms – from smoky to well-defined, understated to high drama. And that's why every major photographer from Prabuddha Das Gupta to Bharat Sikka, and designer from Tarun Tahiliani to Suneet Varma, has sought her artistry. Vidya's work regularly appears in all leading fashion and lifestyle magazines. Her advertising clients include major cosmetic companies and fashion houses.
As a woman, Vidya understands what real women want, to look & feel good. She knows that what works on models for the runways must be translated differently for the everyday woman. Constantly innovating, she goes beyond trends & techniques to offer each client something unique and special.
A make-up artist of great repute, Vidya Tikari has the ability and finesse to transform the mundane into the magical and everyday into the exotic, with the simple, smooth strokes of a brush. Possessing a sharp precision of her craft and an intuitive understanding of the ideal look for each face, Vidya deftly creates and innovates, styles and trends beyond the rulebook yet mesmerizing and impactful each time.