The mission statement, envisioned by the gigantic Blossom Kochhar Beauty Products Pvt. Ltd: “To become an integral partner in the practice of Beauty Care and be accepted as the product of choice across the Beauty Care Industry”, has lived up to its motto. Today, the very names: Blossom and Samantha Kochhar flash across the Beauty Bible emblazoned in letters of gold. Indeed, BKBP has catapulted to phenomenal heights.
Elegance and charisma personified, the stunning Samantha Kochhar, was appointed Managing Director of Blossom Kochhar Beauty Products Pvt. Ltd., on July 25, 2011, to fill in the shoes of her illustrious father, the late Col. Virender Kochhar. A quick learner, Blossom’s business acumen is a culmination of her education, industry experience and leadership for the past 25 years.
An Early Beginning
Samantha was always surrounded by the world of beauty and blossomed with Blossom, her mother, a name to reckon with in the beauty circle. Starting her career at the age of 11, under the guidance of her illustrious mother, Dr. Blossom Kochhar, Founder and Chairperson, Blossom Kochhar Group of Companies, she took to the Beauty industry with great aplomb. Drawing inspirations from her mother, Samantha brought her academic sensibility and creative flair in the hair, makeup and beauty industry with her various tie-ups with leading cosmetic, makeup and hair care brands – MUD (Make Up Designory), Los Angeles, L’Oreal , Christian Dior, Guess, P&G, Unilever, Schwarzkopf, Lakmé and Wella. Her business acumen has been nurtured over the years under the mentorship of her parents, and she is now equipped to take the family enterprise to dizzying heights. Her creative and administrative expertise is already proving to be a boon to the company.
Versatility, Thy Name is…
Samantha… truly multifaceted! Having specialized in fashion, theatre and special-effect make-ups, trend hair cutting, colouring and styling long hair and beauty treatments, Samantha has trained more than 500 make–up artists who are successful in the industry at various levels – Salons, Retail counters, Fashion, Movies and Theatre. As a make-up, hair and beauty stylist she has worked on prestigious assignments – the Miss World 1996 Pageant, the Ricky Martin Show, and the Jeremy Spencer Show are some of them. The make-up for Femina’s Miss India contestants when they visit Delhi has been part of her portfolio for several years. A frequent judge at fashion events and a noted Consultant on grooming to prestigious clubs, management schools, modeling schools and to members of the Hotel and Airline industry, Samantha has also been credited with the hair and makeup for numerous Indian and foreign films including the French film, ‘Eight to Nine’ and Meera Nair’s ‘Monsoon Wedding.’
The rich and varied experience garnered over the years has enriched Samantha and added a refreshing dimension to her personality. Undoubtedly, a tremendous asset to BKBP! With her young revolutionary flair, she brings innovative schemes and ideas to the company that will ensure a glorious future.
Advice to Aspiring Artists
“Work hard, never compromise on learning and always enhance your skills each day. You need to continuously educate yourself.”
Samantha has specialized in Hair from Pivot Point International, Chicago, USA, where she was awarded the ‘Best Young Teacher.’
To Know More…
Blossom Kochhar Beauty Products P. Ltd.
10 A, Upper Ground Floor, Devika Tower,
6, Nehru Place, New Delhi-110019.
Phone: +91-11-26461339, +91-11-26469542