WOW | Life's Beautiful

Ashlesha Rana


What makes life beautiful?


The best moments of your life

Its really difficult to express how I feel after I finish working on each one of my clients. The sense of satisfaction is what adds up to some of the most wonderful moments of my life.

The best year of my life

The year I spent at makeup school.

My style icon

Audrey Hepburn.

The most beautiful person in my life

My mother is the light of my life. Only with her support and encouragement I am where I am today.

The secret behind my glow

I am what I feel. In the end, it is all your state of mind.

A home remedy I swear by

Tumeric and ginger paste with honey and hot water for colds.


Bambi and Buddy Hunter, our cocker spaniels and of course, Paul, my husband

My definition of beauty

Beauty is an emotion, something abstract that only exists in perception.

Current perfume

Elizabeth and James, Nirvana.

I am addicted to…

My iPhone 7 and dark chocolates

On my wish-list

To visit the Maldives.

Skin care regime

Cleansing, toning, moisturising twice a day, morning and night.

Favourite pair of shoes…

My black slip-ons by Steve Madden.

The oldest item in my closet

My grandmother’s chaubandi cholo that I wore for my wedding.

Makeup I can’t do without


Always in my handbag

Phone, purse, lip balm, hand lotion and a sanitiser.

Latest splurge

My LV bag.

Most loved possession

As of a month ago, my wedding ring.

I stay fit by

Doing cardio and eating everything in moderation.

To unwind I…


Favourite travel destination

Bangkok for its food.

The last book I read

True Love by Thich Nhat Hanh. It was one of our wedding presents.

Three things I absolutely do to look my best

Get enough sleep, eat well, hydrate and a little bit of makeup.

Music I can forever dance to

Happy with me by Holychild.

On a bad hair day

Go for a sleek low bun.

One tip I learnt that makes me photo ready

Just smile.