Hair and Makeup
HAIR & MAKEUP ARTIST
Daniel Bauer, one of the most influential artists working in India today, is a multi-awarding
winning hair and makeup artist from Germany. With a career spanning almost 20 years, Daniel
has worked across all four corners of the world. From New York Fashion Week, to Vogue's
Indian Artist of the Year, from Top Model Australia to Top Model Asia, from campaigns for
Versace to Hugo Boss, to Bollywood's biggest blockbuster of Tiger Zinda Hai, Daniel's Bauer's
world class vision and creativity is what has helped make Daniel one of the most influential
artists of his time.
Donald Simrock, the celebrity makeup artist has worked with clients like Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Paris Hilton, Eva Mendes, Lindsay Lohan, Avril Lavigne, Cindy Crawford, Kate Upton, Nicki Minaj, Madonna among others. He said celebrities are more about their talents but it is equally important to enhance their features. "It is equally important to make them shine from outside along with their inner talents," he said. Simrock said makeup differs depending on the kind of occasion, like makeup for red carpet it is about personal character and style while for photoshoot it has to be creative & colourful.
Donald shares his insight and creative process for executing powerful editorial makeup. In addition to Flaunt, Donald Simrock's editorial work has been featured in publications such as Rolling Stone, Harper"s Bazaar, Vogue and others. During his years as a makeup artist, Donald's versatility has flashed on the Runway for various Fashion Houses such as L.A.M.B. and Heatherette, as well as music videos for artists including Lady Gaga, Marilyn Manson, George Michael and Britney Spears. His unique vision, undeniable passion, and dedication to his craft has afforded him the opportunity to paint the faces of celebrity clients. His wide artistic range and cutting edge insight have led to collaboration with many of the industry's top directors and photographers alike.
Franco Vallelonga born in Perth/Australia of Italian origin always had a keen interest in art and
sculpture, so it was no surprise that he excelled in it at a young age, and was selected for a
placement into a specialised art school at the age of 12. Leaving school at age 15 to start his
apprentice in combined hairdressing. Franco trained as a men’s barber first before training in
women’s hair. He later studied his certificate in art and design at Perth Technical College, while
finishing his training in hairdressing. His keen eye for colour and perfectionism of sculpture soon
began crossing over into his hairdressing. He progressed from a stylist and colourist into artistic
director, working on photo shoots and educating for companies such as L’Oréal.
In 2000, Ten years after working and training in Perth and Sydney, he moved to London, with
one goal set in his mind, to work in fashion. He began working on various hair campaigns and
fashion shows as well as photographic advertising campaigns and fashion shoots. In the process
he has gained invaluable experience and inspiration from assisting some of the industry’s top
session stylists and agencies. After working at New York, London, Milan, Paris and Australia
Fashion Weeks, has now decided to add Lakme Fashion Week to the mix.
Franco has gained a number of accolades for his work including finalist in the Australian and
U.K. L’Oréal Colour Trophy as well as being in the 2004 Fellowship for British Hairdressing
F.A.M.E. Team. Franco consistently seeks the newest techniques and products, keeping him at
the forefront of his business. Based between Mumbai India and London U.K. and represented by
Ugly Duckling projects in Singapore/Asia and Faze Management in Mumbai/India. His career
takes him around the world. He is a regular on the fashion circuit and works as a freelance hair
stylist, colourist, men’s groomer and educator. He thrives on the challenging environment of his
work and has the ability to deliver original ideas that inspire those around him. He educates as
part of the education team at Make Up Atelier in London and BHI in Mumbai.
Young and zesty, Armenian hair and make-up artist Marianna Mukuchyan from Germany currently lives in Mumbai exploring beauty in the commercial and fashion industry.It is her belief that the idea of transforming someone with the help of make-up and hairstyles is truly inspiring to her.
After earning her master’s degree in Textile Engineering, Marianna threw the dice and hasn't turned back since then. The countries she has been to have offered her diverse experiences related to fashion. But India is dear to her heart.
She has worked with celebrities such as Kajol Devgan, Rani Mukherjee, Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt, Anushka Sharma, Kangna Ranaut, Rani Mukherjee, Esha Gupta, Vaani Kapoor, Ayushmaan Khurana, Parineeti Chopra, Aditi Rao Hydari, Chitrangda Singh, Sushant Singh Rajput, Prachi Desai, Lisa Haydon, Neha Dhupia, Nargis Fakhri, Kalki Koechlin, Arjun Kapoor, Dia Mirza, Huma Qureshi, Malaika Arora Khan, Humaima Malik, Diana Penty, Jacky Bhagnani, Kings X11 Punjab team, Raima Sen, Simone Arora, Nandita Das, Kriti Sanon, Yami Gautam, Sonakshi Sinha.