Hair and Makeup
Bed Head by TIGI
TIGI has always made its mark in the most distinctive ways in the professional realm of hair styling & haircare. It has been part of several prestigious international fashion events over the years. As a leading professional brand, TIGI houses the brand Bed Head that inspires users towards avid experimenting with hair.
Inspirational educational programs by TIGI motivate and inspire hairdressers and provide them with the information to create the latest haircuts & styles using TIGI products. The brand with its strong philosophy of “by hairdressers for hairdressers” strives to provide latest in cuts, style and color technique through haircut ‘collections’ and academy collections generated by Creative Team. Anthony Mascolo who is a professional hairdresser leads the image and creative side of the business.
Whether your personal vision is to be a Rockstar, a red-carpet glamour queen, or sleek and sophisticated, TIGI has the right products for everyone. With education at the heart of the brand, it is a loved brand by hairdressers. In India, TIGI has launched Bed Head, S Factor and Copyright Colour brands to meet needs of various customers.
This year the presence at Lakmé Fashion Week is untamed and fresh as it takes over Backstage with Bed Head by TIGI. The brand stands strong at its core uniqueness, and is committed to the development of the professional haircare & hairstyling industry, while offering a wide range of products suited to its consumers' needs. Bed Head team of experts looks forward to visitors and artists who will join in making backstage fun with Bed Head and showcase Lakmé Fashion Week as what it truly is, fun and beauty under one roof!
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.
Fat Mu was founded in 2006 by dynamic duo and all-round make-up queens, Natasha Nischol and Virginia Holmes. This one-stop hub for make-up based in Mumbai, not only offers make-up services for shoots, events, bridals and makeovers, in 2010 fat mu started its state-of-the-art Make-up Academy offering make-up education with professional and non-professional courses.
The pair and their team have worked on numerous eclectic faces over the years in fashion and film and have designed over 100 TVCs, 35 feature films, from Hollywood’s ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ to Bollywood’s ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ to Toronto’s fave Indie film of 2015 ‘Margarita With A Straw’. Look out for fat mu 2016 make-up designs coming your way - Rakesh Om Prakash Mehra’s ‘Mirziya’, Excel’s ‘Rock On 2’ and ‘Baar Baar Dekho’.
Natasha’s love of art, cinema and travel led her to live in three major international cities around the world and graduate from the London College of Fashion, where she did a degree in Make-up Artistry and SFX. Natasha has worked in the UK and India in film, television and fashion, and painted an eclectic mix of faces (Freida Pinto, Naomi Campbell, Priyanka Chopra, Shraddha Kapoor, Shabana Azmi).
Watching The Making of Michael’s Jackson’s Thriller aged 8, was Virginia’s starting point of wanting to become a make-up artist In the last decade she has co-founded make-up company fat mu and worked on many film, fashion and television projects and faces (Jade Jagger, Alia Bhatt, Kalki Koechlin, Dev Patel). This year sees her cinematic make-up design for Rakesh Om Prakash Mehra’s Mirziya.
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.