From a structured background in Industrial Engineering, to the creative world of a Professional Makeup Artist, Alexandra Butler isn't your typical Makeup Artist. Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, Alex's professional background and degree in Industrial Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology, gives her an analytical and systematic twist on makeup. While on the other hand, her sketching and painting background gives her the artistic capabilities to treat her clients as her canvas.
Alex has developed a familiar niche with various faces, skin types, and product attributes and is known for her blending techniques, flawless appearance of skin, and natural use of color. Alex has developed a strong presence on all forms of social media and has a consistent fan base who are glued to her pages specializing in beauty, fashion, and natural hair.
She has worked on many notable celebrities (Missy Elliott, Katerina Graham, Bianca Lawson, Lalah Hathaway, just to name a few) as well as various television shows, fashion shows, award shows, and photo shoots. Her most recent work has been featured in Hip Hop legend Missy Elliott's new music video, “I'm Better”, on Bravo's Real Housewives of Atlanta, and on BET's new hit reality series, “Ink Paper Scissors.” She has also worked on shows such as BET's "Comicview” (on Sommore), TV One's “Being Tweet” (on Missy Elliott), Vh1's “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta”, WeTV's “SWV Reunited”, BET's Soul Train Awards, (on Sommore), and The CW's “Vampire Diaries”, amongst others.
She has partnered up with Milani Cosmetics as their Key Makeup Artist at the 2016 and 2015 Ubiquitous Hair and Trade Show in DC, 2014 Haiti Bridal Expo and has lead the brand at Wal-Mart appearances in Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA in 2014, debuting the brand's new products to consumers as the Celebrity Makeup Artist Brand Ambassador.
Alex has toured the globe nationally and internationally teaching her basic and advanced makeup classes to the masses for the past 5 years. Her makeup class tours began in 2012 and since then, have reached up to 20 cities per year, teaching two hands on makeup classes in each city. In January 2017, her makeup class tour has kicked off its 6th year introducing a brand new class, “A Beautiful Face 104”, geared towards Makeup Artists aspiring to learn the business practices of creating a successful and sustainable career in makeup artistry. She prides herself on being an educator and to one day develop a Makeup Academy and Makeup Artist Agency after establishing a well known name for herself in the entertainment and beauty industry.