Women Of Worth 2015

Herbal sultana

Natural beauty products are today par for the course, but for pioneer Shahnaz Husain the association is more than just skin-deep

Vishal Koul

Shahnaz Husain’s day starts with a cup of herbal tea with honey and lemon. After an hour-long session of yoga and meditation, it is time for her hairdresser and make-up artist to arrive. They take a quick glance at her day’s schedule to check whether their boss has to face the camera; the make-up they use will be accordingly altered to suit lights. She is a perfectionist, doesn’t take any chances. Having made a four-decade long illustrious journey, making her name synonymous with beauty, the obsession to excel hasn’t waned a bit.