At 22, the artist has faced her fare share of obstacles and has emerged stronger than ever. She tells us in a quick & personal rapid fire what it is like to be young, strong and free.
Q. Describe your journey in the shortest sentence.
A. A free-fall.
Q. What is the best part of your job?
A. The satisfaction of making someone’s dream day happen perfectly.
Q. What was the toughest part of dropping college and starting over?
A. Losing my confidence I guess. And the social stigma of course.
Q. You recently got featured on the cover of a digital magazine. Comments?
A. I didn’t choose the glam life the glam life chose me. <laughs>
Q. What’s your secret to success?
A. Be willing to disappear for a while.
Q. What are some things most people don’t know about you?
A. That I’ve been appearing for private graduation exams. And I will hold a bachelors degree in human development and Indian Rural sociology next year.
Q. Tell us more about that?
A. Haha! I’m giving non-collegiate examinations. It’s like going to a government school honestly <rolls eyes> but I’m not embarrassed at all. Its to complete my basic education so It’s okay!
Q. What interests you apart from makeup and art?
A. It’s really funny that not a lot of people know but Im a trained violinist and classical singer. Though I haven’t practiced for a decade now.
Now for some quick personal information.
Q. Your guilty pleasure?
A. Chocolate & pizza.
Q. What’s something you never leave home without?
A. My earphones.
Q. Who according to you is your ultimate beauty inspiration?
A. Miranda Kerr & Aditi Rao Hyderi.
Q. What is the biggest disadvantage of your job?
A. It’s very difficult to make women happy.
Q. What’s your secret to a peaceful life?
A. Mind your own business.
Don’t ask too many questions.
Don’t take people seriously. Everyone’s lost.
Q. How does your family feel about all the amazing things you’re achieving one after the other?
A. They’re extremely proud of me one minute. And are suddenly screaming at me for being so unorganized the other minute.
Q. What’s the most motivating thing anyone has ever said to you?
A. Work hard so your dog can have a better life.
Q. Who would you give maximum credit to for your career?
A. My best friend and my mom.
This was Muskaan, on her way to the moon. Hope you enjoyed reading this interview as much as we loved conducting it :).
**Photographs borrowed from campaign conducted by- The Social Lit digital magazine. Lens- Shubham Sharma.