Alena is a certified New York Hair and Makeup artist.

Was born and raised in Ukraine, and moved to the US at the age of 20. Following her passion she attended cosmetology school & obtained her cosmetology license. While working in a beauty salon Alena understood that hair is not her only passion and has earned her makeup certification at AOFM (academy of freelance makeup), where she learned from industry top artists.

With 10+ years of experience she had the opportunity to work on countless fashion shows in NYC, fashion photo shoots, commercial shoots and weddings.

For a few years Alena worked as a lead teacher at NINA MUA makeup academy in NYC, and currently is a tutor at Online Makeup Academy. 

In September of 2021 she became a co-owner of CEO BEAUTY NYC - bridal hair and makeup team with 10 talented hair/makeup artists

Being in the beauty industry has taught Alena to continually evolve as an artist through her work and technique, and keep learning from industry best. She is constantly updating herself with the latest trends and products to provide quality work.

Her work has been featured in Glamor Russia, Cosmopolitan, Vogue Italia, HUF magazine, Trend Prive, Hombre Magazine, Elements magazine, Beauty Elements, IMute, IMirage, Feroce Magazine, I-D magazine, Wedding Sparrow and Magnolia Rouge

Covers: VGXW magazine, Raw magazine, Elegant 

Commercials: Benjamin Moore, Tapestry series featuring CEO’s Giorgio Sarne, Todd Khan, Liz Frazer, Senheiser, Optimum, Nuui Ice Cream,  Ecovacs, Natural Gourmet Institute,  Havency, Dancin’ poster for Broadway, Chrom Toothpolish

Fashion Shows: Pretty Little Thing, Lie Sang Bong, Angela Simmons, Ashton Michael, Nolcha Fashion Week Julianna Bass

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