As California’s preeminent, award-winning, celebrity wedding and event makeup artist, Alan’s the recipient of Wedding Wire’s Bride’s Choice Award for both 2012 and 2013 and the COUPLES CHOICE Award for 2014!
Alan is a Hollywood Make-Up Artist utilizing his award winning make-up techniques from Beverly Hills to Santa Barbara; San Francisco to the Napa and Sonoma Wine Countries and Worldwide. Over the past 12 years, Alan has created wedding makeup illusions for hundreds of brides of all ethnicities and ages, adding his special touch of natural glamour to their weddings and events.
“The reviews are true! Alan is the consummate professional. I live on the East Coast but got married in Sonoma, CA, so I chose Alan based solely on online reviews. We met for the first time on my wedding day! I am not usually this laid back, but I just had a good Alan was punctual and professional. He has a pleasant demeanor and inspires both confidence and calmness. In the months leading up to the wedding, we spoke a couple times by phone and trade a few e-mails. He was responsive but not pushy or diva-like. All I told him was not to make me look like a drag queen. (Let’s face it, we’ve all seen terrible wedding makeup.) My makeup was gorgeous. I don’t typically wear a lot of makeup, so I was afraid it might be too much, but Alan has great technique and applied and blended it perfectly. It came out very natural-looking. I got so many compliments at the wedding, specifically about my make-up! Highly recommended”. ~ Grace T. more >> wedding makeup reviews
Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and the Television Academy.
While working in Hollywood, Alan supervised the makeup for Motion Pictures and Television shows, creating unique makeup styles for celebrities, Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Hillary Swank, Diane Lane, Kirstin Dunst, Teri Hatcher, Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Alyssa Milano, Calista Flockhart, Brooke Shields, Barbara Walters, Barbra Streisand, Missy Elliot and Cyndi Lauper.
Alan is also an International Lecturer, Teacher and Demonstrator for numerous cosmetic companies. Licensed by the State of California as a Makeup Instructor. He is sought-after as a Teacher and Director of Education for various makeup schools. Alan also instructs patients in post surgical cosmetic applications and the American Cancer Society’s “Look Good…Feel Better” program. Alan is a member of the “Wish Upon a Wedding” Team of Preferred Vendors. “Wish Upon a Wedding” is the world’s first nonprofit wish granting organization providing weddings and vow renewals for couples facing terminal illness and serious life altering circumstances, regardless of sexual orientation.