Christine Sciortino is a professional hair and makeup artist, educator and published author. Get to know her in this inspiring Q & A.
Meet Starr Blackshere, a beauty professional whose arsenal of skills includes makeup, hair, and specialized brow and lash services. In addition to her busy freelance career, she recently achieved her dream of opening her own makeup and brow studio, Blackshere Beauty, this past April. In this interview, she shares her journey of growth, adaptability, and [...]
Martin Pretorius is a living legend in our industry. As a hair and makeup artist, his talented hands have beautified some of the most iconic women of our time, captured by world-famous photographers for top magazine editorials and advertising campaigns. In addition, his prolific work in the music video arena has influenced not just my [...]
At Alcone Company, we’re always excited for the Halloween season, but this year even more so. That’s because we’re the official makeup sponsor of Into the Dark SF's Terror Vault and Apocalypse, two fully immersive, theatrical haunt events taking place in San Francisco through November 3rd and 9th respectively. And what would a haunted attraction [...]
Angelina Avallone has been both a customer and a friend of Alcone since the late '90s. Over the years, she's designed the makeup for close to 100 Broadway shows and national tours. She's worked with a long list of the industry's most talented performers–Patti LuPone, Tyne Daly, Angela Lansbury, David Hyde Pierce, Chita Rivera, Frances [...]