A Little Bit About Me

Hi, my name is Pooja, and I am the founder of Makiaj Beauty. I was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, and moved to Scottsdale, Arizona, at the age of 17, which practically makes me a native. After declining an acceptance letter to medical school, I decided to follow my true passion: making women look and feel beautiful.

Ever since I can remember, I have been fascinated with color, texture, and beauty. My creativity is born from a deep curiosity about the ever-evolving woman and life. I bring a relentless spirit to my work and craft. By asking thought-provoking questions, I’ve encouraged my clients to share their vulnerable moments.

a unique experience

My meticulous attention to detail, honed through international training and years of experience, sets me apart in the bridal beauty industry. I pride myself on seamlessly blending traditional South Asian techniques with the latest global trends, creating a truly unique and unforgettable bridal experience for each client.

places I’ve traveled recently

I’m fortunate to be able to travel internationally and do what I love.
I cater to those seeking sophistication and a flawless bridal experience.

Cherished Clients

My clientele comprises discerning brides who value luxury and global elegance. From South Asian brides cherishing cultural heritage to high-end brides hosting destination weddings around the world, I cater to those seeking sophistication and a flawless bridal experience. My services are curated exclusively for the bride and up to three additional guests, ensuring an intimate and personalized beauty journey for each client. Regardless of background or style preference, my expertise ensures every client radiates confidence and beauty on their special day.

New Standard

My meticulous attention to detail, honed through international training and years of experience, sets me apart in the bridal beauty industry. I pride myself on seamlessly blending traditional South Asian techniques with the latest global trends, creating a truly unique and unforgettable bridal experience for each client.

Signature Style

I am renowned for my ability to craft stunning bridal looks that enhance natural beauty while reflecting each client’s unique style and personality. My innovative techniques and unwavering commitment to excellence have earned me recognition as a leader in the beauty industry.

Unwavering Dedication

I am committed to providing an unparalleled bridal experience tailored to each client’s unique vision and needs. From the initial consultation to the final touch-ups on the wedding day, my team and I are dedicated to ensuring a seamless and memorable beauty journey for every bride.

unveiling luxe beauty

“As the founder, I have brought a relentless spirit to my work and craft. My creativity is born from a deep curiosity about the ever-evolving woman and life. I’ve expanded the transformational aspect of beauty through artistry and communication. By asking thought-provoking questions, we encourage clients to share their vulnerable moments, transforming before our eyes into shining stars. Our emphasis on emotional connections and unparalleled artistry allows women to stand tall and confident.”

–Pooja Mehta

an empowering bridal experience

Learn what my beautiful brides have to say about working with me.

Saumya

I had the most incredible experience with Pooja for my wedding week! From the moment I walked into the studio for my engagement shoot, I was greeted with warmth and positive energy. Fast forward to my wedding week, every Makiaj artist was immensely talented and passionate about their work.

Pooja did my hair and makeup on my wedding day and I was blown away by her skill and artistry. She worked meticulously to create a look that was both elegant and timeless, perfectly complementing my dress and overall vision that I had always dreamed of. Not only did I feel stunning, but the makeup also held up flawlessly throughout the entire day and night, even through tears of joy and chaos of the after party.

What truly sets Makiaj apart is their genuine care and passion for their craft. They took the time to ensure that I felt comfortable and confident every step of the way. I received endless compliments from family and friends on how radiant and beautiful I looked, and I owe it all to to Pooja and Makiaj. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making me feel like the most beautiful version of myself!

Asmit

Oh my goodness, Pooja. Thank you so much! You made me look so beautiful. I will cherish this day for the rest of my life. Your talent and expertise are truly extraordinary. From the moment I sat in your chair, I knew I was in the hands of a skilled artist who understands the intricacies of bridal beauty. The way you enhanced my natural features while still capturing my personal style was incredible. I felt like the best version of myself, and that confidence radiated throughout the entire day.

Thank you again for the care you showed me. Your attention to detail and dedication to perfection were evident in every brushstroke and every touch. Not only did you make me look stunning, but you also made the entire experience enjoyable and stress-free. Your calm and reassuring demeanor helped me relax and fully immerse myself in the joy of the moment.

Raeva

A massive thank you for the care you showed me, Sharon, and my mom. We could not be more grateful. It was so special. Your professionalism and warmth made the entire experience delightful and stress-free.

From the initial consultation to the final touches, you ensured that every detail was perfect. Your ability to understand and cater to each person’s unique style and preferences is commendable. The way you transformed our visions into reality exceeded all expectations.

I deeply appreciate the time and effort you put into making our day memorable.

Devika

Thank you so much. My grandmother loves the photos you took. I wish I could go back to that time. I wouldn’t have felt so beautiful without you, Pooja. Thank you again for everything you did for me. Your attention to detail and ability to create such stunning bridal looks is truly remarkable. The way you blend traditional techniques with modern trends is a testament to your skill and artistry. You made me feel not just beautiful on the outside but also confident and radiant from within. Your passion for your work shines through in every aspect of what you do, and I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to work with you. Thank you for making my special day even more magical.

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