The face is the moor of the self, this is the folklore by which
generations have lived by and in these modern times, it has
lead to the creation of a new profession, the make up artist
and this is precisely what Shagufta Khan’s brief is for
the 17th Miss India Worldwide Pageant.
A World traveler in her search to upgrade her
profession, Shagufta Khan quit her job as a microbiologist to
become one of the most successful make up artists in South Africa.
Shagufta Khan has been working with the Miss
India Worldwide Pageant since the end of the last century. Since
then she has worked on the faces of contestants at Pageants held
in the United States, India and South Africa.
Each face is special, it is probably one of the
greatest assets any human being can have. Often people are judged
by their looks and some say that a person’s personality
can be judge by just taking one look at the person.
Shagufta Khan is the official make up artist who will serve all
contestants. She has served on a number of pageants in the United
States, India and South Africa. Her work is legendary and has
won wide acclaim from people in a number of countries. Shagufta
Khan has a very professional approach and for that matter, is
exceptionally particular about the products used on each contestant.
At each Pageant she is asked to vote the Contestant with the Most
Beautiful Skin and her choice over time is accepted as a matter
Shagufta Khan's reputation is beyond question and
her work will again be evident come Pageant night and will be recorded
on video and hard copy photographs.
Rakhshinda Qureshi is the strong post of Shagufta
Khan, specializing in hair styling, with a blazing trail of glory
from South Asia to Africa.
Based in Durban, Rakhshinda Qureshi works tirelessly
with aspiring professional women and stage personalities. She is
also in demand by brides who flock to her for extra special attention
for their respective big days. Mrs Qureshi has worked on the Miss
India South Africa Pageant and has earned warm praises.