Drag is about being comfortable with your own sexuality.
Becoming Maya begins by shedding Alex.
Prepping in the spa-lon.
Applying layer number 1 of 9876543234567 (approximate figure).
Prateek, a professional dancer, does his own makeup and jabs at his own face in anxiety-inducing proximity to his eyes with nonchalance and flair.
Now for the lashes….
And now for the lips.
Maya is waiting in the room.
She gets by with a little help from Xen.
Putting on Maya
Cue Ghoomar and Gaga
And the stars of the night are ready.