About Me

I believe in myself.   I believe in my talent. I believe in my passion. I believe I am blessed. And more than anything, I believe in my MAGIC.

I am Anju Dargani, a Professional Traditional and Airbrush Makeup Artist. I discovered my passion for makeup 9 years ago in Dubai.  I was so drawn to the makeup of the local Arab women there, that I wanted to learn how to do it.  I took it as a sign from God to start my career as a Makeup Artist.

I started off by taking a Basic Makeup course at the School of Fashion and Arts (SOFA).  Working on my model during my graduation photoshoot, felt like magic. That’s when I decided on my business name,  “Magic by Anj Dargani”.  Even till today, whenever I work on a client, I feel, see and experience MAGIC.

After the basic class, I didn’t stop. I took course after course to further develop my makeup skills. I graduated from Beauty and Fashion Makeup, Airbrush Makeup and Hairstyling Course at HD Makeup Studio and Academy and then after a year I took up Bridal Makeup and advanced Beauty, Photography and High Fashion Makeup for Professional Makeup Artists at Maquillage Professionel. My thirst for knowledge still exists until today. I keep myself updated with the latest makeup trends through workshops, YouTube and by taking online makeup classes.

I am versatile. I love giving my clients a different look all the time. I especially love working on their eyes, as I feel eyes are the most expressive part of the face. I always make sure my work is neat and clean. I never let a client leave their chair until both the client and I are happy with the look.

I do all types of makeup — bridal makeup, debut makeup, makeup for fashion shows, kid’s makeup, makeup for print ads or advertisements, makeup for magazines and party makeup.

I am blessed to have worked with a range of celebrities, from beauty queens to TV show hosts, such as Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Phoemela Baranda, Isabel Roces, Sandra Seifert, Ginger Conejero, Sheena Vera Cruz, Amanda Griffin Jacob and Nicole Asensio. Once in awhile, I am featured as a Guest Makeup Artist for Mac Cosmetics, Rockwell and I also part of team of Makeup Team of Mac Cosmetics for fashion shows, magazines,events and photo shoots.

 I used to blog for www.glam-diary.com, you could still view all my beauty blog posts there. I also teach one on one or group Basic Makeup classes.


I do Traditional Makeup and Airbrush Makeup.  Traditional is the conventional way of applying foundation makeup through a brush or a sponge.  Where in Airbrush is the latest trend now.  It utilizes a airbrush compressor, airbrush gun and airbrush foundation.  The foundation is applied through the gun which sprays the foundation evenly all over the face.  Through this you achieve a smoother and long lasting makeup.

The Services I offer are the following:

  • Bridal Makeup
  • Debut Makeup
  • Special Occasion’s Makeup
  • Trendy, Fashionable and Avant Garde Makeup
  • Makeup for Fashion Shows
  • Makeup for TV and Print Ads
  • Makeup for Magazines
  • Personal and Group Makeup Classes

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  • September 2011

Certificate in Basic Makeup from School of Fashion and the Arts

  • November 2011

Certificate in Beauty and Fashion Makeup from HD Makeup Studio and Academy.

  • December 2011

Founded Magic by Anj Dargani.

  • March 2012

Certificate in Airbrush Makeup from HD Makeup Studio and Academy.

  • July 2012

Certificate in Hairstyling from HD Makeup Studio and Academy.

  • August 2012

3rd Place Winner of Shu Uemura’s Chocolat Donna Makeup Competition

  • July 2013

One of the Top 10 Finalists of Shu Uemura’s Eyeconic Makeup Competition

  • October 2013

Started One on One Personal Makeup Lessons by Magic

  • November 2013

Certificate In Module 2: Advanced Beauty, Photography and High Fashion
Make Up for Professional Artists from MP School Of Make Up Artistry

  • December 2013

Certificate In Bridal Make Up for Professional Artists from MP School
Of Make Up Artistry

  • February 2014

Did Traditional Make Up for Wacoal Magazine and Brochures

  • March 2014

Airbrush Make Up for Bisou Jewelry’s Advertorial Shoot

  • August 2014

Traditional Make Up for Issa Litton Host for Online Coverage of Globe Slipstream Event

  • September 2014

Airbrush Make Up for Ginger Conejero, Host of Star Magic Ball 2014.

  • October 2014

Interview for an Online Magazine, www.pacifiqua.com

  • December 2014

Traditional Make Up for BDO Brochures

  • December 2014

Basic Make up Class For Raffles Design Institute Students

  • January 2015

Traditional Make Up for Patis Tesoro’s Photo Shoot for the press release of her upcoming fashion show on February 2015.

  • August 2016 until today

Fashion Show with Mac Cosmetics Philippines.

  • September 2017

Makeup for Mega Magazine September 2017 Issue

  • October 2017

Makeup for Philippine Tatler October 2017.

Makeup for Manila Bulletin Lifestyle October 1 and October 8, 2017.

  • February 2018

Makeup for Philippine Tatler February 2018

  • April 2018

Makeup for Mega Magazine April 2018

  • September 2018

Makeup Workshop for Souq Holiday Trunk Show

  • October 2018

Makeup  for Preview Ph

Mac Cosmetics Makeup Team for Manila Fashion Festival 

Mac Cosmetics Makeup Team for Rajo Laurel Red Charity Gala

Mac Cosmetics Makeup Team for Randy O- 30 Fashion Show

  • December 2018

Makeup for SM Woman x Metro

  • January 2019

AVA MAVENS for AvaPH lookbook for Vina Guerrero, Dennise Lazaro, Ida Andu and Melissa Gatchalian 

AvaPH lookbook for Daria Clothing Brand

  • March 2019

Makeup for Looie Lobregat -Ocampo for interview at CNN Philippines

  • April 2019

Mac Cosmetics Makeup Team for Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival 

  • July 2019

Makeup for Amanda Griffin Jacob for Women of Style Season 2 Metro Channel

  • August 2019

Makeup for Amanda Griffin Jacob for Metro Moms on Metro Channel

  • September 2019

Makeup for Amanda Griffin Jacob for Globe at Home 5G

Makeup for Verns Buckley for interview on Bagong Pilipinas Channel for the  launch of her upcoming book Hazakura

Makeup for Ava Ph for Daria Clothing Brand Catalog Shoot

Mac Cosmetics Makeup Team for Michael Cinco x Ballet Philippines at 50 Fashion Show