Khush Singh

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Khush Singh
Born (1975-09-15) September 15, 1975 (age 41)
Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Nationality American
Occupation make-up artist, producer, director, businesswoman

Khush Singh (born September 15, 1975) is an Indian-born American make-up artist, producer, director, and businesswoman. She is the CEO of mKarma Cosmetics.[1] and Karma Portfolios.[2] Her products are sold in over 100 stores five countries in Southeast Asia and the US.[3]

Biography[edit]

Khush graduated from Florida International University and promptly delved into the entertainment industry as an independent director[4] and TV News Reporter for TV Asia.[5] She returned to the New York in 1999 to focus on other artistic endeavours and explore the possibility of creating a line of cosmetics for South Asians. The brand debuted in Toronto at the Canadian Cosmetics Show.[6] The success of that initial makeup line led to the development and launch of the Indian line Khush in 2006.

In addition to creating cover looks for magazines, celebrities and make-up for fashion shows, Khush has been the key makeup artist on several TV shows and pilots.[7] She is the author of two books: The Asian women: Beauty and Glamour and The Eyes have it! [8] Khush describes her makeup passion as that of: “My work is driven by a passion yearning to be released onto a canvas.” [9]

Film[edit]

Khush has also produced and directed several shorts, reality TV shows and movies under the banner of her production company mKarma including Faces, Choices, A Legacy Lost, TV Asia (TV Series), Day Care Diaries (TV Series),[10] Mom's Cooking (TV Series – Makeup)[11] and the critically acclaimed The Bicycle.[12]

Khush has produced her first feature along with Michael Wechsler, Jonathan Sanger and Rick Porras called The Red Robin

Filmography & Television[edit]

Year Film/TV Role Notes
1999 Faces Writer/Director Short
2000 Light it up director, Producer Feature
2000–2004 TV Asia: Interview Specials Interviewer Television
2002 Trouble and Style Makeup Artist, Stylist Feature
2003 Choices Director, Writer, Producer Feature
2004 The Wedding Director, Writer, Producer Feature
2006 Ancient Art Writer, Director Documentary
2007 And Then There Was You Director, Writer Short
2009 Mom's Cooking Producer Feature
2011 One Day Producer Feature
2011 Luzia Producer Feature
2012 The Red Robin Producer Feature
2013 "Chemistry" Producer Feature
2013 "Chu & Blossom" Producer Feature
2013 "52 Hertz" Executive Producer Documentary

Personal life[edit]

Khush lives in New Jersey with her husband Shawn Singh and their son Ishi and has houses in Toronto, Mumbai and upstate New York.

Books[edit]

  • Khush Singh Beauty: The Asian Women: Beauty and Glamour (2005) [8]
  • Khush Singh Beauty: The Eyes Have It! (2007) [8]

References[edit]

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