Elan Bongiorno is the celebrity makeup artist whose work graces some of Hollywood's most famous faces. Elan was recently named one of Hollywood's hottest makeup artists in WWD Beauty Biz and featured on their "It List." She has developed her own unique style as an artist with a definite "WOW" factor. Elan is famous for creating beautiful skin that glows from within, combined with lush lashes and a sexy smoky eye. Beauty editors turn to Elan for the latest makeup trends and she is often featured as a Hollywood beauty expert in top fashion magazines like In Style.
Elan began her career in New York City-the hot bed of fashion and beauty. She sharpened her skills assisting top makeup artists including Laura Mercier, Francois Nars and the late Kevyn Aucoin. Elan signed with the Triliss Agency and immediately began creating gorgeous looks for runway, national advertising campaigns including L'Oreal Paris, Calvin Klein and Guess?, and a variety of editorial features.
Elan later moved to Los Angeles and began working with some of the world's biggest pop stars and celebrities. She has created stunning looks for Mandy Moore, Britney Spears, American Idol's Katherine McPhee and numerous A-list celebrities including Eva Longoria, Diane Lane, Rachel McAdams, Heather Locklear, Marcia Cross, Roselyn Sanchez, Ziyi Zhang and Carmen Electra.
Elan is passionate about improving the lives of women in need through her involvement in domestic violence awareness programs. She donates cosmetics and teaches women how to apply makeup to improve their self confidence. Elan has also decided to expand her talents and share her expertise by introducing her own line of cosmetics, Enjoue Beaute. Enjoue is distinctive and simple, focusing on essential products and timeless colors. The line was designed for modern, chic women who are feminine and sexy but also strong and confident.