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, Josh Olins, Thomas Whiteside, Alexi Lubomirski & Paola Kudacki to name a few, & for 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, Visionaire, 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 others, he has worked with Tessa Thompson, Danai Gurira, Salma Hayek, Lupita Nyong'o, Alicia Keys, Sarah Jessica Parker, Naomi Campbell, Thandie Newton, Elizabeth Olsen, Olga Kurylenko, Ciara, Laetitia Wright, Lily Collins, Jessica Alba, Susan Kelechi Watson, Rachel Brosnahan, Lashana Lynch, Shailene Woodley, Florence Pugh, Naomi Scott, Ruth Negga & Naomie Harris
Alex is based between London and Los Angeles.