ELTON FERNANDEZ

An established name in the Fashion and Glam industry, Elton Fernandez is a store-house of talent in the hair and makeup business. After leaving a 6-year corporate gig with Google, Elton J Fernandez has transformed himself into one of the most recognizable brands in the Indian beauty industry.The first movie he directed makeup & hair for, had a stellar cast including respected actors like Juhi Chawla, Nandita Das, Manisha Koirala, Sanjay Suri among others. That was his big break. He worked with veteran Bollywood actresses like Manisha Koirala, to young actresses like Alia Bhatt. One of the most appreciated works of his, is on Lakshmi Manchu in the South India’s first ever Walt Disney film Anaganaga-O-Dheerudu where she portrayed the role of Irendri.Over the years, his personal brand has built an impressive social following, with over 32K followers on Instagram hungry for his often star-studded snaps, and on YouTube, where 38K subscribers tune in regularly for his makeup tutorials.His most recent venture involves setting up India’s first Youtube beauty channel where Elton demonstrates personal beauty tips on models to create an individual connect with the audience as well as make styling information more accessible.Elton is Maybelline India's official spokesperson and makeup expert. It is his dynamic history of work and the wonderful social community that makes him the best option of the brand to pick him as the ambassador. Also his vibrant and versatile personality play a very important part.He is possibly one of the only talents in this space who wanted to pay tribute to darker skin tones as well, in an effort to nullify the social biases against skin colour, as well as re-invent the concept of what is considered “beautiful”.And taking that forward he’s of the opinion that it was a great start to good things for the LGBT community in India.The reason the pride parade colors are bright and vibrant is because the community continues to be largely oppressed. The colors represent diversity within the community is what he has been heard saying with regards to the sheer community which is highly imaginative and respectable.

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