Alena is a certified New York/New Jersey Hair and Makeup artist.

Was born and grew up in Ukraine. Following her passion she attended cosmetology school & obtained her cosmetology licence. While working in a beauty salons 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.

She had the opportunity to work on countless fashion shows in NYC (including Mercedes-Benz fashion week), fashion photo shoots, weddings and special occasions.

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 2021 she became a co-owner of CEO Beauty NYC.  

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


My goal is to provide a very professional, relaxed and one of a kind experience for my clients. My focus is on you and I want to provide the best experience possible with my clients leaving happy and feeling amazing! I advocate “quality over quantity” and take my time, as these services should not be rushed!

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