Glow-In-the-Dark Makeup Virtuoso, Rita Uses UV Paint and Light to Blow Our Minds

Welcome to the wicked universe of Rita Synnøve Sharma, the ‘curry scented creature that loves makeup’ from Norway. Some people love to hear about self-taught artists, some people immediately feel like they are not world-class artists, but Rita would break those prejudices with just one good scare. As the makeup artist, she lives to make people stop breathing for a second, freezing them in their gaze of wonder. Of course, her self-taught learning process includes hours of “watching YouTube videos and practicing body art in front of the mirror”. In her teenage days art was helping her in many ways. “Makeup became my safe space, where I could hide from the world and only focus on creative ideas. Makeup helped with my eating disorders and opened a whole new world for me.” In 2017 she entered her first award show and reached the top 5. Next year she won the same competition. After that Rita only wished to excel and experiment until she reaches new levels. In time she established through a lot of practice and misses her trademark glow-in-the-dark makeup style, “by using the UV paint, light, and also how I can manipulate lighting to mimic the cool makeup effect of glowing. This amazing makeup journey proves that something negative can blossom into something beautiful.”

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Glow-In-the-Dark Makeup by Rita Synnøve Sharma

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“Makeup became my safe space, where I could hide from the world and only focus on creative ideas. Makeup helped with my eating disorders and opened a whole new world for me.”

“This amazing makeup journey proves that something negative can blossom into something beautiful.”

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It was 2017 when Rita entered her first Nordic Face Awards and even as quite inexperienced she managed to reach the top 5

Next year she had won the same competition hosted by NYX Professional Makeup!

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After winning her first award Rita only wished to excel her craft to another level

The results are in, and she did ladies and gentlemen.

She started playing with lighting. “I got a pretty cool glow effect by cutting some holes in a black t-shirt and putting it over my softbox.”

“That’s how I got the idea of doing glow-in-the-dark makeup. After a lot of practice and misses…” she finally nailed it.

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She got her recipe for her trademark glow-in-the-dark makeup.

“By using the UV paint, light, and also manipulating lighting to mimic the cool makeup effect of glowing.”

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