I love to give women a sense of celebration and to see their real emotions.
G lobal Pro Makeup Artist Lena Motinova began her career with Estée Lauder as a Beauty Advisor 15 years ago. She has a passion for teaching and hosts masterclasses for both Beauty Advisors and consumers across Russia. Though she relishes any opportunity to be creative with makeup, she has a soft spot for brows—a beautiful, full brow is the signature of her work. Lena also advises on the latest beauty trends in Russia to help the local team select the best assortment of shades for their customers. Her work has appeared in Tatler, Cosmopolitan, Grazia, Hello, and OK! Magazines.
Born: Moscow, Russia
Currently living: Moscow, Russia
Beauty philosophy: “I love to give women a sense of celebration and to see their real emotions.”
Estée Lauder essentials: Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup, Double Wear Stay-in-Place Eye Pencil in Coffee, Advanced Night Repair
Biggest inspiration: The woman who sits in front of me in the makeup chair.
Follow Lena @lenamotinova.