A native Londoner, self-taught makeup artist Alex Babsky initially studied fashion at London's prestigious St. Martins College of Art, & looking to push his creativity further he began making up the models he was dressing in his designs. Enjoying the immediacy of this new-found medium, Alex became more involved in makeup artistry & never looked back.
Since then, Alex has built up an impressive body of work, having shot with distinguished photographers such as; Steven Klein, Nick Knight, Sølve Sundsbø, Patrick Demarchelier, Bruce Weber, Mariano Vivanco, Ellen Von Unwerth, Juergen Teller, Mario Sorrenti, Greg Williams, Zoe McConnel, Josh Olins, Thomas Whiteside, Alexi Lubomirski, Xevi Muntane, Emma Summerton, Paul Scala & Paola Kudackito name just a few.
Alex has collaborated with publications such as; Vogue (UK, Japan, Spain, Korea, Australia, Turkey) i-D, Harper's Bazaar, Porter, Madame Figaro, Paper, The Edit, S Moda, Glamour UK, AnOther, Grazia, Sunday Times Style, Vanity Fair Spain, Marie Claire, Elle & Instyle among others.
The finish & attention to detail in Alex's makeup, coupled with his calm & easy-going nature has earned him a loyal celebrity clientele. Among many others, he has worked with Tessa Thompson, Jodie Comer, Florence Pugh, Simone Ashley, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Vanessa Kirby, Lily James, Salma Hayek, Lupita Nyong'o, Gillian Anderson, Alicia Keys, Sarah Jessica Parker, Thomasin McKenzie, Naomi Campbell, Thandie Newton, Elizabeth Olsen, Olga Kurylenko, Ciara, Laetitia Wright, Lily Collins, Jessica Alba, Susan Kelechi-Watson, Rachel Brosnahan, Shailene Woodley, Naomi Scott, Ruth Negga & Naomie Harris.
Alex is currently based between London and Los Angeles.