Bridal Makeup Artists in Hyderabad: Bridal Makeup 101 !

by mehak on July 23, 2013

in Bridal Blog, Bridal Makeup

Best Bridal Makeup Artist in Hyderabad

Remember last year, when a clueless delhi girl (aka me) was running helter skelter around Hyderabad trying to find a Bridal Makeup Artist in Hyderabad that could match the talents of the Delhi ones?? Well that girl , armed with 1 year full of research, sessions of gossiping with Hyderabad ladies and having experienced tons of these artists before hand is now ready with her list of the  Bridal Makeup Artists in Hyderabad. With my SIL’s wedding coming up, we shall be paying some of these a visit  again and if you are tuned to the SIL’s Bridal Files you will know what is going on in that front

You can now find all our favourite picks from Hyderbad along with prices and reviews and their work on (our new wedding website)

Tamanna Rooz:  Tamanna Rooz may not be a name you have heard of before, but according to me, she is probably one of the best Hyderabad has to offer.  We added her to our Wed ME Good recommended makeup artist list right away. Makeup that is modern, simple, elegant and yet still Bridal without the usual bling bling- im cursing myself  for not having found her for my own wedding. She is affordable too, and her style transitions between north indian and south indian so its not very specific. For people like me, a north Indian getting married in Hyderabad, she would have been perfect.

Contact : See her work and contact info on Wed Me Good here

Price: I think around 25k for bridal. 

 Seros by Edward and Zing: Subtle, natural style makeup- again very very good specially if you are a south Indian Bride for sure. A lot of really pretty, fresh South Indian brides -perfect for subtle makeup for morning weddings.

Contact: View their profile and prices on WMG

Price: 15000 for Zing, and 25,000 for Edward

 Aliya Baig : For brides who want to look effortlessly glam, Aliya Baig is the name to look for. Situated in Banjara hills, love  the ways she does molten gold eyes and the neatness in Aliya’s work. All her brides look polished, put together and super gorgeous.

Contact: View their profile and prices on WMG

Price: 25,000 onwards

Prashant Makeup Artist: I am so glad to have discovered prashants work. With  a depth of knowledge of the south indian bride, his makeup is polished, subtle and understated . The elaborate hair do’s with the natural soft tones of makeup are exactly what I was looking for

Contact: View profile and prices on wedmegood

Sara at Blush Salon: More affordable than a lot of other makeup artists, and one whose work is beautiful. Subtle, polished and creative with her looks without going OTT. She did one of the brides in Wed Me Good- Sindhura whose makeup was absolutely stunning. Just contoured eyes and pink lips for mehendi, and soft and simple peachy pink makeup for the morning wedding

Contact: Please google her for wedmegood link

Tanuja- Bubbles Salon: Tanuja from Bubbles Salon is another name heard in the circuits and she is supposed to be absolutely fabulous. I have seen some Tanuja brides and i think they look lovely- bridal, polished, beautiful and not OTT!  She was actually my  first choice during my wedding in Hyderabad, but she was pregnant at the time and her due date was only a week after my wedding. I couldnt risk having her go into labour while starting to apply my eyeshadow (Can you imagine- your MUA’s water breaking with one eye done!!!) She is slightly expensive though!

Contact:Bubbles Hair & Beauty Salon in Jubilee Hills
Price: I think around 20K for bridal

Sachin : Sachin is a name i heard over and over again in Hyderabad as being one of the makeup artists to the stars! His prices are very expensive (in excess of 30K i think) and he is supposed to be THE BEST makeup artist in Hyderabad, and his work is definitely really good, if you can afford it .

Contact: None now, check back later will update if i find

Price: Super Expensive

Doris (Doris Salon Secunderabad): Dorris was my makeup artist, and  i think she did a really good job for my engagement atleast. The wedding, i think went a little over board but honestly from the kind of trials i had in Hyderabad- she was a major saving grace. The one thing Dorris does VERY well, is actually hair. For hair, i think she is one of the best stylists i know period- not just in Hyderabad, but in any city iv travelled to. She comes up with ideas and suggestions and she has these pretty hair accessories as well!!! Her rates are reasonable and she travels to your hotel or preferred location. Her parlour is slightly shady and very non fancy looking i admit-which is what gave me apprehensions in the beginning  but she does do a good job.

Contact: 5 ,Vaishnavi Laxmi Estates Himayat Nagar ,Kharkhana, Secunderabad

Price: Rs 12000/- Per event

Annie from Lakme Salon Himayat Nagar: If you are having a morning wedding and want a basic, simple look- specially South Indian Style then Annie is another one iv been recommended. She does do Simple, Basic makeup so those of you with the slightly more glitzy taste my pass up.

Contact:  Lakme Salon Shop No. G-4, A & M Trade Centre,3-6-561, Himayat Nagar, Hyderabad – 50002

Price: Standard Lakme rates


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{ 68 comments… read them below or add one }

thedelhibride July 23, 2013 at 10:38 am

Life-saver post for so many brides! THANK YOU! :)


Marathi Weddings July 23, 2013 at 11:07 am

I agree with your views on Dorris. I still remember your engagement hair do! It was superb.


happygoluckygal July 23, 2013 at 12:15 pm

your list seems like you have covered almost everyone in Hyderabad :)


Preeti Kaur July 23, 2013 at 2:21 pm

super helpful Mehak :)


Bonny Sikdar July 23, 2013 at 3:36 pm

Nice post..In case u r also checking out on wedding photographers in the twin city,, you can check out Picsya..PRobably u may already know..!/media/set/?set=a.381027791955513.88538.369019889822970&type=3


Saffron July 23, 2013 at 6:54 pm

Hey mehak… I’m a regular follower of yur blog.. Can you please suggest gud makeup artists in ludhiana … I ‘ll be really grateful.. Tc..


mehak July 24, 2013 at 11:13 am

Hi Saffron- Go to Harjinder (Latto) from the Lakme Salon ..shes brilliant!


Supria July 23, 2013 at 7:50 pm

Great post Mehak. Any chance you could do something similar on Chennai? I wish I had found your blog 2 years ago before my wedding… I would have definitely opted for your bridal service… Too late now! Sigh


Saloni rathore July 24, 2013 at 2:16 am

Hey mehak,
I love love love your blog! Even I’m from Delhi (recently moved to hyd after Saadi), so I was in the same boat last year….. I was suggested this makeup artist called prashant ( info on fb prashant makeup artist)…… By my designer …. And he’s sooooo good …..please review him he’s super affordable under 7k for makeup …. And he does a phenomenal job ….very natural looking makeup…. However he’s not the best with hair so I would recommend him for makeup only….. He does for shoots and films…. That’s how the designer recommended …… Oh speaking of the designer….. You have to check her out….. Fairly new on the scene her names Nataasha munnangi… She has this cute studio on rd no 1 banjara hills….. She’s affordable and sooooo good …..not much info on her fb ….. But her stores amazing deinetly worth checking out …..:)


mehak July 24, 2013 at 9:22 am

Thanks a lot saloni! Its comforting coming from another delhi girl whose moved to hyd


madhuri July 24, 2013 at 10:56 am

thanks a tonnnn mehak…. i cant thank u enough for this life saver post…. I am gonna book mark this page :D I also heard that begums at chirag ali lane abids and china parlour at banjara hills are some of the places people prefer for bridal makeup…. :)


madhuri July 24, 2013 at 11:01 am

By the way, do check out Varonica Artist on facebook… She charges around 30k for two events… and she has got some affordable package options too :)


mehak July 24, 2013 at 11:02 am

Thanks Madhuri will do and im sure it will be helpful to other Hyderabad brides as well


Ambira Kumar July 24, 2013 at 12:01 pm

Hey mehak, thanks so much for the help! You are a bride life saver!! Would you be having Tamanna Rooz’s contact details?


mehak July 24, 2013 at 12:29 pm

Ambira no i dont, iv given her facebook contact at the link you can drop her a message saying you saw her name here


Mallika July 24, 2013 at 8:40 pm

Hi Mehak!!

Can you please suggest some MUA’s in Bangalore as well….I have no clue and need to get a start of wedding preps :D
Thank you


Sindhu July 25, 2013 at 10:27 am

Oh man! I wish this post happened way back in January. :P


Sindhu July 25, 2013 at 11:03 am

Chennai: There is a lady Sunita singh who does a fantastic job, particularly for south indian brides. she is relatively expensive but i hired her assistant, (had her come down to hyd, where I live) who honestly, i loved as well.

Bangalore: I hear Sabrina suhail is good. She charges around 15k. She was booked for the date I wanted, so i’m hiring someone else. will review once it’s over.

Hyderabad: Sara owns a parlour in nampally but comes to the location on the day of. Heard about her from a few friends. I was pretty happy with the trial so booked her for the pre wedding functions. She is super friendly and easy to deal with. on the day of, I hired someone else. His name is sandy. Have not had a trial but i saw his work on a friend and loved it. His style is more fashion than traditional, but that was what I was going for on that day anyway. He is more expensive than I would have budgeted for, but I guess you get what you pay for. He is pretty friendly too, and so far, pretty approachable. will review after the wedding.

The mac artists are pretty good too, but then you need separate hair stylist.


mehak July 25, 2013 at 11:48 am

Thanks for the help sindhura!


Sindhura Talluri July 30, 2013 at 12:12 am

You’re welcome. :)


Supria July 25, 2013 at 2:16 pm

Sindhu, can you pass on the contact details for Sunita singh please?

For my reception I had makeup done by Nithya from the Naturals bridal studio in Khader Nawaz khan road, she seemed ok at first but with time my hair do started coming off and my sari was not pinned up properly which started falling off too :P

I have heard from friends that Anoushka salon in T. Nagar do a great job with airbrush makeup and the green trends in Mogappair are pretty good too.


Sindhura Talluri July 30, 2013 at 12:10 am

Hi Supria. Sunita singh 9962797336


Mallika July 25, 2013 at 8:24 pm

Thank you Sindhu!! :D very helpful


Sindhura Talluri July 30, 2013 at 12:07 am

You’re welcome!


aisha September 14, 2013 at 12:39 pm

sindhu ! plz give is more details about sara..wer exactly is her parlour at nampally ? would love visiting ! as der are very fw options in hyd :(
plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz help


Sindhura September 27, 2013 at 9:44 am

9849432810 thats sarah’s number. She charges 9500 for the wedding and 6500-8500 for the other events depending on what style you want. 3500 for mother/sister/aunt/friend of bride. I was really really surprised since she did a really good job for that price. There are a few others who do just as well but charge well above 15k. Also i just sat back and gave her a pic of what i wanted and it turned out pretty close.
On the day of the wedding i had makeup done twice. Once for the pre wedding reception and once for the late night/early morn muhurat since i needed a complete change of style. Reception was done by sandy. Ultimately it turned out really good but i had to hold a hand mirror and keep telling him where he missed patches of foundation and where i could see scars through. He also did a very patchy job at first. So glad i had that mirror. At 20k, i would expect a lot better. At the end it turned out fine so i didnt freak out as much.


Neha July 25, 2013 at 11:18 am

Pls have a similar article on Make up artists in Delhi also pls.


mehak July 25, 2013 at 11:32 am

I already do! Its given in the link in the article above….in the last line!


Akshita July 29, 2013 at 8:49 pm

Hi Mehak,

This post is really helpful!! I m an North Indian bride to be, could yu please suggest the best make artist?


mehak July 29, 2013 at 10:37 pm

Hi Akshita,
I would say go with Tamanna! Dont forget to mention you found her through P&B


Smita August 25, 2013 at 2:53 am

Try and see if you get Shilpa Jains appointment . One of the best in the city :) … her number is
+91 96522 34000.


Gayathri August 1, 2013 at 9:05 am

Kavita from tangerine Jubliee Hills . .

She is very affordable and is very good :)


shubhi agrawal September 3, 2013 at 9:45 pm

Hi….m gettn married in december in surat…..can u pls suggest some gud and reasonable mua in surat or mumbai….


Sadia September 20, 2013 at 7:08 am

Hi! I just came across your blog when I was doing a google search on Hyderabadi make up artists. This post makes me feel so much better about a wedding in Hyderabad! I live in US, and there are amazing desi bridal MUA’s here. Unfortunately my wedding is taking place in Hyd :( I never thought Hyd would have a makeup artist anything close to the ones in US. But just checked out Tamanna’s page and she is not bad at all!

Thanks :-)


Natasha September 30, 2013 at 4:27 pm

Pls share Kavita’s number


Gayathri October 5, 2013 at 8:54 am

Kavitas number

+91 99-12-160535


Vijayawadabride October 9, 2013 at 4:52 am

Hi Mehak,

Your blog is super good and i loved it. I booked shilpa jains by seeing her name specified in your blog. But unfortunately she dropped today saying that she cant travel to Guntur(place where my engagement and wedding is held) and returned the advance. But I cant blame her its all because of telangana agitation going on. So I am looking for good bridal makeup artists preferably locals in Vijayawada or Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. Can you help me by suggesting one?

Thank you in advance,



priya November 14, 2013 at 12:34 am


did you get any make up artist in vijayawada or guntur..
pls share the details with me!!
struggling to get a make up artist at guntur :(


Bride to be October 21, 2013 at 8:01 pm

Hi Mehak,
This is a fantastic blog.. My marriage got fixed and I have just 60 days time so makeup, mehendi are in my night mares… but when i reached you blog I am kind of relieved, I spoke to few artists also and waiting for my trail …(fingers crossed) will let you know how it works..Thanks!!


priya November 14, 2013 at 12:36 am


any artists at vijayawada or guntur ??
struggling to find a make up artist in this area.
pls help me out


Ruchika November 14, 2013 at 8:44 am

There is a Beautiful makeup artist RUBY BAL. I got my engagement and wedding makeup done for myself, my sister and my mother after I saw her work at my friends wedding.

She is personally trained by Celebrity Makeup Artist CORY WALIA. Let me tell you folks.
She is just amazing.
Try to get in touch with her on
or you can call her on 8801-8801-55. Though she is little on the higher end, but its worth every penny. I think I am emitted by her work .

BTW, She is ex Ms HYDERABAD too. :))


Akshita November 16, 2013 at 10:14 pm

Hey Ruchika..

thanks for the help.. but she does do make up for North Indian brides?


ruby January 22, 2014 at 5:00 am

Hey.. can anyone suggest me a make up artist for a Christian bridal make up


Hannah Medara Gundluri February 20, 2014 at 7:47 pm

Heyy Mehak… Great post !!! I got my engagement and bridal makeup done from this make up Artist called Chitra Maudgil… She did an amazing job and she was quiet reasonable compared to the others … She is a MAC Certified Bridal MUA… I think she travels to others cities if booked….

You can get in touch with her through her facebook page


Ruchita March 28, 2014 at 1:56 am

Sindhura Talluri

I am looking for makeup artist in Hyderabad. Liked the work by Sandy, may I know if the charges were 20K for just your reception makeup?? Any idea how much would it cost for pre-wedding+pelli koothuru+wedding+reception package? Can you send his phone number ?

Also, any suggestions for wedding decor or modern floral decoration in Hyderabad?

Thanks in advance!


madhuri April 15, 2014 at 9:07 pm

gurlss, finally i found my makeup artist.. dunno how it will turn out for the d day, but i lovved the trial… anyone for south indian telugu bridal makeup can check out his page on facebook…
keeping my fingers crossed and will update about his work after engagement :)


neha April 29, 2014 at 2:21 pm

Hey mehak..gr8 post…infact lifesaverpost as already mentioned above… Can you please suggest good makeup artists in chandigarh … I ‘ll be really grateful…thank u..


mehak April 29, 2014 at 2:27 pm

Hi Neha,
As mentioned above..we have started a wedding website which feature work of our fav makeup artists across cities.

You can check it out here:
We have one live for chandigarh whome we recommend


neha April 29, 2014 at 2:32 pm

thank u so much..sure will check..


Bindhu May 11, 2014 at 5:25 pm

Hi sindhura talluri just saw ur wedding pics on FB I looved ur legends where did u get it frm??? N plz do u know any good tailors,dermatologists,affordable designers in Hyderabad… I’m frm rajamundry … My fiancée is frm Hyd and very highfi so plllllllz help me!!!!


Annie May 15, 2014 at 4:45 pm

Hi mahek thanks a lot I got lot of client by through ur blog this my personnel number people can contact me personly also 8801101633, 8008459844 thanks a lot again


Poonam August 9, 2014 at 8:19 pm

Hi mehek can you give me the contact details for Dorris? Also who did ur makeup on the wedding day?


mehak August 10, 2014 at 11:53 am

HI Poonam she only did but there ar emuch better artists in hyd iv found now.


Poonam August 10, 2014 at 11:24 pm

Hi Mehek, I’m soon going to get married in Hyderabad. Can you suggest me other makeup artists that you find good? My budget is 15K. Is it possible to get someone good in that budget?


Deepa September 7, 2014 at 2:04 am

Hi, I have come across a very good Makeup Artisit in Hyderabad, who has just moved in Hyd from Mumbai. I have got my Wedding Makeup Done with in my budget. I really liked the work, it was very natural and not too flashy with best products. I definitely recommend her work for you. Check her website and a Facebook link.
Facebook link: Swatimakeovers


Ayesha November 12, 2014 at 5:32 pm

I’m from US and I visited Hyderabad for my wedding last month, I got my makeup done my Aliya Baig makeup artist.
I’m taking out time to write this coz she is the best person available for this job right now, have heard of many other big wigs in the same industry too but haven’t found any one as accommodating as Aliya is! She was like a fairy god mother to me…my savior, since I been born and brought up in the US I have a very pale skin and blemishes, she did a flawless job and I was glowing without any marks and evry single person complemented for my makeup and it looked absolutely stunning in pictures! I would give her 5***** :)


mehak November 13, 2014 at 5:02 pm

Do let us know her details!


Ayesha November 26, 2014 at 5:03 pm

Sure…her email is : , I got to know about her from her Instagram Id: @makeupByAliyaBaig, hope it helps :)


Tobewed December 27, 2014 at 11:03 pm

All the costs listed here are atleast off by 10000 Rs.
I guess make up is in boom now.. so everyone is saying atlest 30000 or more !!


fairy January 2, 2015 at 11:16 pm

Hey guyz….gud info collected here on this blog…but anybody can plz tell me abt china parlour in banjara hills… it gud and worth????


Saleha March 3, 2015 at 5:31 pm

One of the worst in Hyderabad is ‘that’ parlour painting faces with unhygienic brushes and environment or fingers directly with low quality makeup products. When I was getting married I had my friends recommend me that too. My sister went to get her hair done there and there were 20 brides sitting and she literally walked out without letting them do it after paying for it it was so crowded. I attended another friend’s wedding and literally had to wipe the makeup with the tissue, even I can do better makeup than that. I’m sorry but the hype of many parlours boils my blood.
This list is a great compilation by Mehak but I had to search for another artist in my budget with quality. I have had the opportunity to get Ayesha AK for my wedding , gosh her brush work is believable and I didn’t look like someone else but myself but more beautiful. She made my big day so peaceful and just about me. Worth every penny!

Sure you can get ready in a parlour on your day but the experience you get from an artist is something to treasure for a lifetime.


Ayesha AK April 1, 2015 at 2:28 am

Thank you so much for taking your time to leave a feedback Saleha!

It is not just making your day, but it makes my day as well. The moment I stop for a second, step back to see how gorgeous you all look is what makes my day and I fall in love with my job all over again.

Best Regards,
Ayesha AK
Makeup Artist & Stylist


Hania September 7, 2015 at 4:41 am

Hey saleha good to here you looked all.natural and complete you. I have gone through so many sites. Makeup artist these days completely change your face to the extent that either people don’t recognize you on your wedding day and start commenting huh! Tons of makeup on her face or your hubby won’t recognuze you the next day of your wedding. I so don’t wanna end up that way. Plus the charges these days are abv 15k for a single day.
And hyderabadi wedding just don’t finsih off with one function..
Can you tell me how was your experience with ayesha khan? Was her charges in your budget?You booked her for a singleday or reception, mehndi function too. How much did she charge.
I have probably a year time. So, I don’t wanna contact her just for details.


Saleha October 26, 2015 at 1:30 pm

Hey Hania,
I agree but you get what you pay for. My sister is doing her makeup artistry schooling in US and honestly it is quite expensive to get products and experience. I’m sharing this because many don’t have experience yet charge a lot which is not the case with Ayesha. Trusting your face with someone is very risky and a make up artist requires the skills to handle the stress on the day. I would not trust my sister yet that’s why I’m sharing this segment . As I said, an experience from an artist is worth everything not just your end result. Oh you’ll be floored by the pics anyway afterwards! Yes prices start with that only but I’ll repeat it’s worth it even after being a budget bride, I’m glad I made an investment. Please do contact her for the details, she is very patient with our never ending questions. Good luck, hope she is not booked out, I barely got the date due to the wedding season.


Roshna Nargis March 18, 2015 at 8:35 pm

Surprised to see Aliya Baig excluded from the list! She’s fab and one of the best. We had almost zeroed in on Tamanna for my sister’s wedding, however after a couple of egoistic (from her side) conversations with her coupled with her tendency to repeat the same look over we thought we have to scout for some fresh blood! We happen to see Aliya’s Insta Account and booked her for my sister’s wedding and for myself (general party makeup). She is a magician with the airbrush! Her studio is impeccable and so is her talent. Definitely the best artist if you are looking for pakistani makeup. I’ve booked her for my wedding in July ’15 and I’m already so so excited!

Mehak – This article needs a refresher for sure.


Lisa March 24, 2015 at 1:51 pm

Sandy is just awesome! Guess you have missed him in ur list. He has done for my wedding and reception and was just great.


ravi September 1, 2015 at 12:14 am

Bridal makeup


Padma October 30, 2015 at 9:27 am

I got my Bridal makeup done by Tanuja from Bubbles Hyderabad.
I regret my decision of getting my makeup from her. It was a below professional makeup.
If you have no idea about makeup then she might seem good to you i.e if you don’t care for what you pay but for someone who has good idea about makeup products and techniques, she was just below average. She pretty much did a basic makeup. She didn’t seem to know any techniques.
Charging outrageous amount of money for such below average work is a shame.


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