Miguel Angel Alvarez, Spain

Miguel has been part of the Max Factor Network of Make-Up Artists since 2008. He started in hairdressing and moved to Madrid to work in make-up. In 2017 he won the Spanish Hair & Make Up Artists award. Miguel has been part of the Max Factor Network of Make-Up Artists since 2008. He was born in Leon and began training as a hairdresser when he was 14. Since then, he has worked at many hair and make-up salons. When he was 24 he decided to move to Madrid to try his luck in make-up for TV. His experience in television allowed him to learn a lot about make-up and he got to know many famous make-up artists. Thanks to this, he collaborated with the Cibeles Catwalk during 4 years where he worked with well known Spanish fashion designers such as Amaya Arzuaga, Andrés Sarda, Angel Schlesser, Roberto Verino, Antonio Alvarado, David Delfín, Devota & Lomba, Duyos, Pronovias or Loewe. Thanks to Cibeles Catwalk and his networks, he was able to specialize in make-up for fashion. He has also done singular projects such as make up for the princesses of Morocco during 8 years. In 2017 he won the Spanish Hair & Make Up Artists award. Miguel has worked with famous publications like InStyle, Telva, Vogue, Glamour, Woman, Nox, GQ, Elle, Vanidad, Yo Dona, Harpers Bazar, Vogue Italy working alongside important photographers such as Mario Sierra, Luis Barta, Antonio Terrón, Richard Ramos, Cristina López, Javier Salas, Rafa Gallar, Eugenio Recuenco, Jesús Alonso, Miguel Reveriego, Toni Bernard, Enric Galceran, Kiko Reparaz, Jordi Cortés, Pascal Chevallier, Albert Watson etc. He has done make-up for local stars (Laura Ponte, Paula Echevarria, Amaral, Raquel del Rosario, Malú, Luz Casal, Marta Sánchez, Elena Anaya, Elsa Pataky, Paz Vega…) and famous international faces (Helena Christensen, Caterina Murino, Mini Anden, Alison Eastwood, Bar Rafaelli, Alberta Ferretti, Olga Kurylenko, Mel B…). He has also worked in photo shoots for album covers of prestigious national artists like Amaral, El Sueño de Morfeo, Malú, David Bustamante, Chenoa, Natalia, Merche and many more. Miguel has also been working in theatre with make-up and hairstyling for some plays such as Don Gil de las Calzas Verdes , for the National Theatre Company and Tío Vania, by Chéjov, in the Maria Guerrero Theatre.