Celebrity makeup artist Elan Bongiorno creates the gorgeous looks that grace some of Hollywood’s most famous faces. During award season her A-list clients always turn heads as they saunter down the red carpet.  Elan began her career in New York City - the epicenter of the fashion andbeauty industry. She sharpened her skills assisting top makeup artists, includingLaura Mercier, Francois Nars and the late Kevyn Aucoin. Learning from some ofthe industry’s true masters, Elan gained a wealth of knowledge and developed her own unique style as an artist with a definite “WOW” factor. She is famous forcreating beautiful skin that glows from within, combined with lush lashes and asexy smoky eye. After signing with Triliss Agency in New York, Elan immediatelybegan creating gorgeous looks for runway, national advertising campaigns, and aplethora of editorial features.Elan later moved to Los Angeles, signed with the Celestine Agency andbegan working with some of the world’s biggest pop stars and celebrities. Shehas created stunning looks for Britney Spears, Mandy Moore, American IdolKatherine McPhee and numerous A-List celebrities including Eva Longoria,Diane Lane, Rachel McAdams, Jane Fonda and Heidi Klum.Elan has worked with world-renowned photographers, including Gilles Bensimon,Patrick Demarchelier, Scavullo, Annie Leibovitz, and Ruven Afanador. Herwork has graced the covers of leading magazines such as Vogue, Elle, Allure,Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, and Glamour.Her work with Eva Longoria over the pass eight years has received globalrecognition, namely on her stunning looks for red carpet events, L’Oreal printadvertising, television commercials and on countless magazines. Eva Longoriaraves,” Anyone can create a smoky eye, but Elan gives mebeautiful skin!”In addition, Elan has also decided to expand her talents and share her expertiseby introducing her own line of cosmetics, Enjoue Beaute.Enjoue is distinctive and simple, focusing on essential products and timelesscolors. On an emotional level, Elan is committed to raising awareness for womenand children suffering from domestic violence.She is actively involved with the Haven Hills woman’s shelter in SouthernCalifornia and teaches the women how to apply makeup, who love feelingpampered, confident and beautiful!


Red Carpet Beauty

Your backstage beauty pass to celebrity makeup artist Elan Bongiorno’s tips, tricks and techniques. Elan will demonstratethe techniques that have made her such a recognized artist and teach youto take your basic beauty makeup from ordinary to extraordinary ! This event isperfect for freelancers, salon makeup artists and anyone who wants to learn tocreate your most precise and perfected make-ups ever.You will learn how to:Preparing the skinBrow shape and applicationCreate a sexy smoky eyeShaping and highlighting the face….why its important ?Apply false lashesEye lining – powders & liquidShaping the lipsTechniques for long-lasting makeupBody makeupDuration: One hour


Get up close and personal with celebrity makeup artistElan Bongiorno. You can spend the entire day learning, sharing and practicingthe art of makeup. Elan will demonstrate her flawless techniques from the mostnatural to the most dramatic. Her eye for color, texture and detail is unmatched.During the hands-on portion of this workshop, you will review what’s involved increating flawless beauty makeup. Perfecting your technique, detailing your workand understanding control and precision in beauty makeup application. She willanswer your questions, give you advice, inspire you and take your makeup skillsto the next level.Please bring your brushes, and makeup kit.You will learn how to:Understanding skin typeFoundation matching and application4 Simple Secrets To A Flawless FacePrepping the skinFoundation applicationConcealer & camouflageLoose & pressed powderHighlight & ShadingBronzer & blushPerfect BrowsEye color applicationEye lining- powders, liquids & cremesLong gorgeous lashes - curling, mascara, fake lashesLuscious Lips – Pencils & lip color applicationHave a chance to design & apply makeup with the attention & input ofElanDuration six hours