Award winning, Celebrity Makeup & Henna Artist founded an internationally recognised Beauty Brand based on the pillars to educate, empower and create opportunities for others. Through careful orchestration and attention to detail, he has built this brand through discipline, dedication and determination and delivers luxury, elegance, style and sophistication.
Like a true artist at heart, Ash Kumar wanted to inspire, educate, empower and create opportunities for others. As a result, this led him to start his very own Training Academy in the UK, Canada and the USA. Ash Kumar is the first South Asian Beauty Brand to break barriers into the western beauty world, becoming a cutting edge leader in henna, hair and makeup. Encompassing Training Academies across Europe and North America, a Professional Line of Henna Products and World Renowned Bridal Services. It has been Ash Kumar’s delivery of excellence that has made a coveted name in Asian beauty globally.
Ash Kumar was born and raised in London yet his inspiration has come from his travels across the globe and architecture, modern arts to culture. A student of life - his ethos is to inspire, share, celebrate and learn more about the world.
Ash Kumar's international portfolio spans from working with Corporate Organizations, Hollywood, Bollywood & Musical Stars. Over the last decade he has had the opportunity to work with; Virgin Media, Swarovski, Thorntons, XFactor UK, Aveda, Estée Lauder, Emirates, Cadenzza, Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwariya Rai, Julia Roberts, Madonna as well as many others.
Most recently Ash was asked to create work for non-beauty related companies, he was sought out for his for his artistry, design & creative direction. Ash Kumar succeeded as he challenged the traditional henna perspective from an artistic angle and brought it into the modern age by creating a lifestyle through his masterpieces. This soon became several projects from global brands and AK Artist was formed.