Sukirti Patnaik

[Entrepreneur, Businesswomen, Makeup Artist, Skin Care Specialist, IT Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Tennis Player, Mother & Wife]

Sukirti Patnaik, was born in Koraput, Odisha to Mr Pramod Kumar Patnaik an IAS officer with the Government of Odisha and Ms Narayani Bohidar, PhD, an Associate Professor. Her father's frequent change in postings meant that she spent her early days living in various towns in Odisha. It was only after her father's posting in Bhubaneswar that her family finally settled in Bhubaneswar. At Bhubaneswar, she did her schooling at St Joseph's High School. After completing her higher secondary education, she did her Engineering at Siddaganga Institute of Technology at Tumkur, Karnataka. During her school days and college days, she was a proficient tennis player. She played extensively at the state and national levels. She was the Odisha state women's tennis champion for 6 years in a row. After graduation, she joined Infosys Technologies Limited at Mysore. Her work took her to various countries in Europe. In Europe, she was exposed to the latest trends in beauty products and services. It is here that she realised her true passion was beauty and healthcare. She followed her passion by enrolling to various beauty and makeup courses at some of the best institutes in United Kingdom. She studied at the prestigious SAKS Academy, AOFM, Carlton Institutes and many others. She is trained under the Award winning, Celebrity Makeup & Henna Artist Ash Kumar. She did her Indian Bridal Makeup and Mehendi at the Ash Kumar Academy. She is also trained at the Shahnaz Husain Institute and with various brands L'Oreal Professional, Schwarzkopf Professional, Matis, Dermalogica, Skin Truth etc. She is also an UK government certified NVQ professional.

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