Yelena is an accomplished, published, self-taught Makeup Artist, with over 8 years of
experience in the cosmetic industry! Originally from Belarus, she was brought up with a
rich appreciation of all forms of art, which is present in her work today.
Having worked as in-house Makeup Artist with Lancome and later Clarins, Yelena uses her wide knowledge of makeup and skincare in her freelance work today. She specializes in Weddings (including traditional East Indian, Pakistani and Asian looks), Fashion, Beauty, Prom and Special Occasion makeup, Boudoir and Conceptual. Her experience extends into work with Jewellry designers, Lucian Matis fashion show, music videos (please see her Media page) and some of her personal local favourites such as The Hilotrons group, singers & songwriters Tania Zygar, Sacha Gabriel, Olexandra Pruchnicky and Sarah Hallman. She's even done makeup on Miss Canada, Linsey Bennett!
Whether it's a new client coming in for consulation, bridal makeup, or she's working on a fashion photo shoot - Yelena approaches everything with professionalism, creativity, fun and enthusiasm! Do not hesitate to contact her for your next event. Yelena uses top of the line products, including MAC, Makeup Forever, Lancome and others.