A quick update on the happenings in the hair and beauty industry.
Queen of Nations
She’s C. Elina Sangtam from Nagaland. The first winner of Miss Queen of Nations, a beauty pageant for winners of all winners of various pageants held across India to raise awareness on social issues. The inaugural pageant saw a participation of 60 contestants from across the nation and judged them on the basis of their work done on social issues. C. Elina who has been participating in state and national level beauty pageants since 2016, was declared winner on the basis of her work for raising awareness on transgender and women empowerment issues.
Makeup by Mario
Kim Kardashian’s makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic has just launched his own luxury beauty brand named Makeup by Mario. An industry veteran with 20 years in the game, Mario has a cult following on social media and has given countless videos, makeup tutorials and makeup creations in Hollywood on his Instagram handle with the same name. Mario’s beauty line features 21 products and tools he has used and loved throughout his career. “My greatest hope is that this collection inspires play and experimentation – that each product enhances your artistry, elevates your application and evolves your technique,” says the celebrity makeup artist who has done makeup for popular celebrities including Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez and Ariana Grande.
Recognising the best
The 11th edition of the Spanish Hairdressing Awards, Figaro Awards is all set to take place on 25 October, via live streaming. The Awards has been the second best in history terms of participation, with 145 collections presented by 86 participating forms from 28 different provinces. The professional jury that has voted the collections participating in this edition is made up of Jean-Baptiste Mazella (France), Laura Betato (Spain), Mark Leeson (United Kingdom), Miguel Griñó(Spain) and Sharon Blain (Australia), all of them recognised personalities of national and international hairdressing. The winners of this edition will be in charge of opening the catwalk for the next edition of the Awards.
It’s the time to disco
Want to disco? Join the Disco 2020 Party with Lakme Fashion Week and Pero! Both the have brands collaborated for the launch of its Fall-Winter 2020 collection that takes inspiration from Disco, a genre of dance and sub-culture that emerged in the 1970s from the urban nightlife scene. The collection takes inspiration from 70’s disco fashion while giving it a unique twist. You’ll find silhouettes, colours and patterns of the era in geometric shapes, checks and stripes, matt and shiny sequins to being an element of shimmer.
What we love: The makeup and looks shout retro style; and the fashion that works effortlessly on the streets of London and Paris as much as it does in India.