Alexandra Dale is a practicing makeup artist based out of Boston, Massachusetts. After completing the Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics Makeup Artistry Program (2010), as well as The Bobbi Brown Program of Makeup Artistry at Emerson College (2011), she launched her own freelance makeup artistry business. Combining her self-taught skills with formal training and a passion for applying makeup, she values feeling beautiful inside and out and is the ideal makeup artist for any occasion.
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Alexandra Dale was born and raised in Western Massachusetts, in the rural town of South Deerfield. Growing up in the countryside gave Alexandra an appreciation of nature, outdoor activities and the understanding of the importance of self-expression. Art was a form of expression that Alexandra was drawn to, beginning in elementary school she developed her sense of style and studied different mediums to express herself through art.
After attending the Northfield Mount Hermon School, she graduated from Smith College with a degree in Studio Art and a minor in Exercise and Sports Studies. An avid athlete, Alexandra played volleyball and ran track throughout high school and college. Part of Alexandra's beauty philosophy comes from understanding how to take care of one's body and health, in order to feel beautiful inside and out. After graduating from Smith, Alexandra worked for Harvard University in the Alumni Affairs and Development office in various administrative roles, including supporting the Vice President of Alumni Affairs and Development, as well as working for front line fundraisers and the events team.
During her four and a half years at Harvard, Alexandra began to study makeup artistry as well as engaging in freelance makeup artistry work. After completing a number of makeup artistry programs, assisting professional makeup artists, and attending makeup artist trade shows, Alexandra left her position at Harvard to follow her passion of makeup artistry. She worked as a Senior Makeup Artist at Sephora Prudential for three years, honing her craft and developing a wide range of makeup artistry techniques. Currently, Alexandra partners with stylists, event planners and photographers, serving clients throughout New England.