Master Of The Trade
Femina Salon and Spa|February 2020
Celebrity makeup artiste Sonic Sarwate talks to Sukriti Shahi about his journey to championing the art of makeup
Sukriti Shahi

Inspired to do something different with every look he creates, Sonic Sarwate, Global Senior Artiste, MAC Cosmetics India, is one if the most sought-after makeup artists of the country. Having worked with several celebrities and an innumerable number of brides, Sonic successfully converted his passion into his profession with grit to experiment and eagerness to learn. Here’s how he made makeup artistry mean a lot more than colours and brushes!

As it’s our first interview of the year 2020, tell us what's been your biggest professional learning of 2019? What do you do to maintain a work-life balance?

I love my profession and I love it because I work with different people every day. So, be it a celebrity or a model, every day there is a new learning. Whether it’s make up skills or life skills, since I work with people, at times they learn from me and vice versa. Effectively, I am learning something new from everybody. It’s an ongoing process when you are in a creative field that you learn, not just every day, but every minute. There are so many different things, whether it’s lifestyle or it’s your makeup skills, everything is a learning process. You learn and grow a little each day of your life and that’s my takeway from the year gone by. Learn something new every day and become better in what you do.

You’ve been in the industry for decades now. Having worked with celebrities and brides, how has your journey panned out so far?

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