Elena started her 15-year career as a hairstylist in Los Angeles. Being a “wide eyed” young hairdresser she tried to get involved with all the creative outlets this profession has to offer.
Her work includes hair and make-up on number of movie projects for students at AFI, LA Women’s Theater Shakespeare Company. Appearances on “Fashion Emergency” for E! As well as hair and make up for runway shows, advertising adds for “Sky Vodka” and a “Bel Aire Bridal Veils” catalogs.
Her work was featured in Hispanic magazine, Modern Bride and Modern Salon. Her advance training with Vidal Sassoon, Sebastian, TIGI inspired her to become an artistic team member for “Fashion formulas by Ecoly” which took her to hair show platforms all over the USA as well as Japan. Originally from Russia she brings different look on fashion, hair, relationships and life in general.
“I always try to strive for balance. I still very much enjoy doing freelance, creative, and at times outrageous projects. Still, some of the most inspirational subjects are my clients! I love seeing people feel confident and sassy and it brings me great pleasure to be responsible in some ways…. I am very excited to become part of the team at the Tamer Mickel Salon, can’t wait to see you here soon!”