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Pema Choedon: Makeup Artist to Bollywood Stars

Pema Choedon is a Delhi based makeup artist and hair stylist who works on film sets, music videos and fashion runway shows. She is also sought after by photographers for magazines like Harper’s, Hello, and Cosmopolitan. Choedon’s clients include Esha Gupta, Neha Duphiya and Sonal Chauhan. A graduate of Central School for Tibetans in Kalimpong, she studied hair and makeup in New Delhi. Choedon tells VOA that Tibetans need to learn to be more assertive in the world in order to get ahead and succeed.