Every bride dreams of making heads turn on her big day. With a beauty that instantly leaves an impression, a bride would certainly feel special as she walks down the aisle. Such is what Sher Pua offers to brides on their big day: beauty that can make the bride feel good about herself.
In the recent years, Sher Pua has made a name for herself as a professional wedding makeup artist. What started out as a favor for a friend turned out to be a pathway to her true calling. "I started doing makeup for my friends and cousins, and eventually, I was able to book clients through referrals," shares Sher. To be more adept in her chosen craft, she took up makeup classes and attended workshops hosted by experienced makeup artists.
Before she started beautifying brides, Sher worked in the fashion industry. She decided to join the bridal circuit for the warmth that weddings radiate. "The exchanges of 'I love yous,' and the sweet intimate moments of a bride and groom are some of the things I definitely don't want to miss out on. I like being part of these precious moments, that's why I chose to join the wedding industry."
In order for Sher to better understand a client's personality, she establishes rapport by creating a fun and laid-back environment. Her bubbly attitude makes her clients comfortable and relaxed around her. By listening to her client's preferences, she comes up with a look that she and the bride will love. "It is very important for me to know that they like the looks I make for each one of them during the makeup trial session and on the wedding day," she shares.
With the stroke of her brush, and her keen eye for detail, Sher can instantly glam up a bride on her big day. Her style principle is simple: to highlight the bride's features and give her a natural glow. "For me, bridal makeup should be simple, elegant, long-lasting, waterproof, and not at all thick," says Sher. She specializes in high definition airbrush makeup and uses nothing but top-of-the-line makeup brands to ensure that she only gives the best look to her clients when they walk down the aisle.
Aside from working with blushing brides, Sher has also dolled up celebrities, debutantes, and models in the past years. Her experiences helped hone her skills and in be better at her chosen craft. She keeps her skills updated by attending workshops and reading books pertaining to makeup application. Sher explains, "I've learned a lot from workshops and makeup schools. I continue to update my skills by tapping every resource available for I'm also a wide reader. It's very important for me to know the new techniques on makeup application."
With passion for her craft, Sher continues to make brides look and feel their most beautiful self on their big day. Truly, Sher Pua's versatility and innovation makes her one to watch out for in the bridal scene.