Artist Spotlight: Martin Pretorius

Artist Spotlight: Martin Pretorius

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 [...]

Digital Color Palettes: The Masters and Makeup

Digital Color Palettes: The Masters and Makeup

Whether I'm using an app, cutting up pieces of paper, or arranging pans of makeup, I'm always excited by creating color palettes. Today, I'm trying something new purely for visual pleasure. Here, fine art is both the inspiration and the backdrop for these digital color palettes that replace swatches or "chips" with makeup. I hope [...]

Artist Spotlight: Dani Spinks

Artist Spotlight: Dani Spinks

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 Apocolypse, two fully immersive, theatrical haunt events taking place in San Francisco through November 3rd and 9th respectively. And what would a haunted attraction [...]

Behind the Scenes with Makeup Artist Tony Tulve

Behind the Scenes with Makeup Artist Tony Tulve

Our “New Lip! New Look!” social media campaign featured models wearing some of the many fabulous lip colors available at Alcone Company. As every artist knows, there’s nothing like the satisfaction of seeing the results of a great photoshoot. All of the beauty looks were created by makeup artist Tony Tulve who, like all of [...]

Artist Spotlight: Angelina Avallone

Artist Spotlight: Angelina Avallone

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 [...]