Priya Kapur

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Priya Kapur
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Born(1984-04-00)April , 1984
Mumbai, India
EducationBachelor of Arts (English)
Alma mater
  • Jamnabai Narsee School
  • Mithibai College
  • Entrepreneur
  • Businesswoman
Years active2005 - present
  • PKMH
  • The Glocal Trunk
  • Grentex
Known for
  • Priya Kapur Makeup and Hair
  • The Glocal Trunk
  • Founder
  • Director

Priya Kapur (born April 1984, Mumbai) is an Indian entrepreneur, professional makeup artist, hair stylist, and author based in Mumbai.[1][2][3] Kapur is a highly acclaimed makeup artist who has also founded a number of companies including Priya Kapur Makeup and Hair (PKMH), and The Glocal Trunk.[4] Kapur is also the director of Grentex Co Pvt LTD & GR Woollen Mills, a star export house and textile company based in India.[5][6]

Kapur has received national acclaim for pioneering esthetics and hair and make-up designing.[7] She has worked with a number of high profile clientele and is regularly seen at fashion shows, beauty pageants, and luxury events, brand & collection launches such as Koesch, Bada Saab, MissMalini, and Make-up Forever.[8]

Kapur has also authored a coffee table book titled ‘Bridal Diaries’ and has been featured in several media outlets and magazines including Seventeen India, Elle, Beautiful People, Brides Now, AND, Jade, India Today, My World, The Sindhian, JCK Luxury Magazine, and others.[9][10] She is also a member of the Indian Merchants Chambers – Ladies Wing and the Indo-German Chambers of Commerce.[11][12][13][14]

Early life and education

Kapur was born on 14 April 1984 in Mumbai India. She graduated from a reputed Indian high school, Jamnabai Narsee School, and then pursued a bachelor’s degree in English at Mithibai College.

Kapur after founding her personal brand PKMH, completed several courses to acquire additional knowledge in makeup and hairdressing. She pursued a diploma course in hairdressing and makeup from the City and Guilds Institute in London, UK. Kapur also took part in several workshops including High Definition & Airbrush makeup organized by Kryolan and also by Marvie Beck who is a renowned fashion, media, and television makeup artist.


Kapur commenced her career in 2005 when she started her entrepreneurial journey by incorporating her talent into creating a personal brand Priya Kapur - Makeup & Hair. To hone her talent, Kapur acquired diplomas in several courses and training programs from various reputed institutes.

Priya Kapur Makeup and Hair is a luxury service offered by Kapur herself. She has worked with several high profile clientele and has been an integral part of various fashion magazines, fashion shows, beauty pageants (beauty queens of Pantaloons Femina Miss India 2009), and where luxury collections & brand launches such as Koesch, Bada Saab, MissMalini, and Make-up Forever. She also runs an online blog sharing her expertise in the fashion and makeup domain.

Priya along with continuing her business forayed into her family-owned textile business and acquired the position Director of Company - Grentex and Co Pvt Ltd and GR Woollen Mills which is a 100-year-old woolen spinning mill, exporting woolen and worsted yarn worldwide. She is the next in line to spearhead the company, carrying on the legacy of her father Mr. Ravikant Kapur.

In 2013, Kapur also published a coffee table book titled Bridal Diaries, which comprises her accomplishments and showcases her talent.[15]

In 2016, Kapur co-founded ‘The Glocal Trunk’ (TGT) which is an online eCommerce platform. TGT facilitates a full-spectrum online shopping experience and has a wide range of costume and fashion jewelry.[16] TGT also has a customizable feature that allows the shoppers to design their jewelry. This initiative by Kapur is to orchestrate a typical luxury Baazaar (Indian Flea Market) experience for online shoppers.[17]

Kapur is also a member of the Indian Merchants Chambers – Ladies Wing and the Indo-German Chambers of Commerce.

Personal life

Kapur diligently adheres by her motto, “Winners Never Quit & Quitters Never Win.” She is highly inspired by her father Ravikant Kapur and is following his footsteps by continuing his legacy.


In the media


  1. "Q N A with Priya Kapur on Wedding Make Up | Style & Beauty". iDiva. 11 November 2013. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  2. "SC Inside Out | Your Guide To Quarantine Wellness With Priya Kapur". StyleCracker. 29 May 2020. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  3. "Priya Kapur Makeup Artist, Juhu, Western Suburbs | Makeup Artists". weddingplz. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  4. "Priya Kapur - Makeup & Hair". Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  5. "THE VERSATILE GLOCAL ETREPRENEUR – PRIYA KAPUR | Beauty And The Best Magazine | Beauty,Fashion & Lifestyle Magazine". Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  6. Team, S. I. M. (24 July 2020). "An Inch Between a Creative & Corporate Life". Startup Indian Magazine. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  7. "Priya Kapur Makeup & Hair | Makeup Artists in Mumbai | ShaadiSaga". Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  8. "Portfolio Images - Priya Kapur Makeup Artist, Juhu, Western Suburbs | Makeup Artists | Weddingplz". Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  9. "THE VERSATILE GLOCAL ETREPRENEUR – PRIYA KAPUR | Beauty And The Best Magazine | Beauty,Fashion & Lifestyle Magazine". Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  10. "Priya manages to pull every notion of creative management together into a unified framework along with her business". Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  11. "Bridal Diaries |". Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  12. Kapur, Priya. "Bridal Diaries". Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  13. "Success saga of Beauty entrepreneur: Priya Kapur". 29 September 2017. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  14. "Bridal diaries, guidebook for every bride - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  15. "Priya Dutt launches Priya Kapur's 'Bridal Diaries' book". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  16. "The Glocal Trunk: Pioneering Online Global Jewellery Retail". The Fashion Enterprise. 6 January 2018. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  17. Hungama, Bollywood (22 February 2013). "Priya Dutt launches Priya Kapur's 'Bridal Diaries' book | Parties & Events - Bollywood Hungama". Retrieved 23 September 2020.

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