About So Sona
Sona Sohal is a talented and experienced bridal makeup artist based in Birmingham, West Midlands. With a wide range of skills and vast experience in makeup artistry, Sona has the ability to create the most stunning looks for bridal makeovers, fashion shoots, catwalks and editorial photo shoots.
Makeup should be fun, natural and adventurous.
Sona believes that everyone is naturally beautiful, and aims to bring out the natural beauty within her clients through makeup. She wants all her clients to feel comfortable and happy with the end result, and believes that building a good relationship with each client from the start, delivers the best results.
Having worked in retail, and meeting lots of fantastic people, Sona has the understanding of different skin tones and skin types, colour correcting and giving you that flawless skin.
Makeup is a personal service and she wants to make sure all her clients feel at ease, especially if it is her special day. Sona offers trial and recommends this to all brides. It gives Sona the opportunity to meet her brides and understand there individual needs. She wants each bride to feel and be unique and will create a look that will suit her.
Her kit holds inside only the best brands such as Urban Decay, MAC, Illasmaqua, Anastasia Beverly Hills, etc only to name a few.
Sona has always had a creative spirit; having studied art from a young age and graphic design as a formal qualification.
With already a keen eye for makeup and strong skills with a brush, Sona gained qualifications from the famous Asian Bridal & Training Academy and was personally trained by Sukhi Sanghera. She has also gained qualifications by the Guild of Beauty Therapists, the United Kingdom’s largest professional beauty trading body.
Sona has been working in the retail industry since 2012 as a makeup artist for the worldwide brand; Urban Decay. She had helped build a huge cliental and quickly rose through the ranks to become Counter Manager, running a successful makeup counter and helping to train junior makeup artists.
The next natural step for Sona was to branch out into her own business, and so was born So Sona.
So Sona is a reflection of Sona’s personality, her skills and her creativeness. Sona doesn’t boast about having a signature style, as everyone is different, and one brush can’t paint all.