For our beautiful artist of the day, Alice Atakhanian, two things were obvious from her childhood years - her love of make-up artistry and the passion and destiny for greatness. Alice began her formal makeup training in 1997 with David Allen Dittmer, a person who's been well known and recognized as a giant in the makeup industry of Television and Motion Pictures as well as Dina Ousley, an actress turned Hollywood make-up artist well known in the show business arena.
During the years to follow, Alice's work ethics, passion, professionalism and instinct for the arts as well as the constant need to challenge herself set her apart from the rest and earned her many one-on-one training opportunities and later on professional reputation to work with many well known A-list celebrities in the Beauty and Entertainment industries. It didn't take long for TV advertisers, famous wedding planners and other well known entertainers to start seeking Alice's artistic talents in the fields of makeup and hairdo and before long she was known as a makeup Guru. Her passion and creativity kept shining in her work and earned her so many accomplishments.
December 2003, Alice opened her Salon called Alice Makeup Land and Beauty Salon in Glendale. In October, 24, 2004, she organized her first ever Bridal show in the Glendale Hilton hotel with over 500 attendees. It was a smash hit and a huge success! Many more special events and bridal shows followed as a result of Alice's creativity and talent.
April/19/2009 her 2nd biggest and successful Bridal Show @ Palladium Banquet Hall in Glendale. Her 2nd Show was the 1st Bridal show with Full Entertainment, celebrities' performance, live Music, Dance & Food followed by unique Fashion and Bridal Run away Show, present the latest Hair & Makeup style and etc.
November 19 & 20, of 2010 2days one night "Norwegian cruise line" Alice's All Inclusive Bridal show was 1st and the only one TOP and the best Bridal show ever on Cruise.
On April 17th of 2011, Alice had her 4th best and biggest bridal show ever in the beautiful Universal Hilton hotel in Universal City Hollywood, California. More than 2500 attendant with the big prize again 1st and the only one "FREE WEDDING GIVEWAYS" Which the wedding is holding on October, 02, 2011 for the winner couple Mr. Afshin and Ms. Laleh at Ritz Celebration Banquet Hall in Burbank, California stay Tuned for upcoming 1st and the only one in Armenian & Persian community called Free wedding "Reality Show" In 2010 she opened another website called Bridaleventsdirectory.com. One of the largest online wedding & event services directory. It provides couples with comprehensive wedding and event services. July, 26, 2011 the 5th Bridal show was Negah Aroosi in cooperation with Alice Makeup Land was one of the TOP and unforgettable Bridal show @ Hilton Hotel Irvine.
Starting 2009 US Armenia The Beigest Armenian channel in US and Armenia Liked Alice's work and Hired her to do all the Hair and Makeup (Beauty and special effects) for the Movies such as 1.IMEGRANT 2.LOS 3.REVANGE and American Movie 4.Geraldin coming soon in Theater... She worked with so many famous Actor, Actress, Singers & comedians from Armenia and United State She worked with many Singers for Their music Videos such as Helen, Tara, Bahar, and Nooshafarin, coming soon for American singers.
Since 2004, Alice has been running her own business, nominated as Best beauty salon in southern California in 2010 by Kcal 9 TV. Her expertise for hairdos, hair extensions and makeup constantly keeps Alice in the spotlight and her other great achievement has been coming up with her own line of makeup and hair products LUSCIOUS BY ALICE - an outstanding beauty product line. Her dedication to excellence is well seen in her line, of course.
Inspire of all her accomplishments and success, Alice continues to be the same humble and friendly individual, praising God for His guidance and wisdom. She believes that people should work hard, live a true life and pass their talents to the next generations to come. And with this in mind, Alice has opened the doors of AML Academy to the future artists and has graduated over 30 students since it's opening in 2009. Her students learn all the secrets of makeup and hairdo artistry and she doesn't hold anything back from them. All the girls love her and take her wisdom and skills to their own career fields. Alice has also lectured outside the US and in Europe on the secrets of beauty and hairdo profession. She has made more than 24 DVDs, each 15 minutes long, that gives makeup and hairdo tips to whoever wants to learn. Her websites, alicemakeupland.com and amlacademy.com have all the details. You can watch her live "TOP TACK" shows every Wednesday @ 7pm from "TIME TV" Persian satellite channel all about Entertainment, Makeovers, Fashion and beauty. You can fallow her shows on YOUTUBE under Alice makeup land and also n face book. "Brides by Alice" are specializing in exquisite Bridal Hair and Makeup creating the most visually stunning brides in the Nation. You will become the next beauty trend.
Alice has opened her brand new modern and chic Beauty Salon call "BEYOND BEAUTY PARLOR" on August, 01,2011 in Glendale, CA you can watch her Grand opening pictures and videos on her site ,Face book and YouTube...