I came across ElStyle through Instagram and fell in love with their work. In April of 2016 I had a test trial hair and make up run for my bridal shower and LOVED everything about it. It was convenient to have Alissa come out to my home in Ontario and doll me up here. I received so many compliments at my shower and I automatically knew that Alissa had to glam me up again for my wedding day. Throughout the process I was in constant communication with Alissa and ElStyle salon and whenever I had a question they were quick to respond via email/text.
On the day of my wedding Alissa arrived promptly and ready to work. She did hair and makeup for 4 people (my mother, sister, mother-in-law, and myself). Everyone LOVED the outcome. However, we did fall a little behind schedule unfortunately. It wasn't a big deal and ultimately everything worked out at the end. We all felt beautiful the entire day!
THANK YOU, ElStyle!!!!
Misha and Elina are amazing! I just came back from hair class. I absolutely loved it!
Thank you for everything!
Alisa did a fantastic job for my wedding! She was accommodating and professional. Friendly to worth with! I loved my hair
I just got married this past Friday and Elstyle was the best company out of all 5 trials I had and they surpassed my expectations the day of!! Alisa and Alena were amazing! They arrived prepared and on time and did 6 of us in less time than what was quoted and we were all stunning. I love dramatic makeup and updos and they killed it on both. Me and my girls never looked better. I was put off by the price at first but it was WELL WORTH IT. I would highly recommend them to anyone for any event! So nice and the best I could find in LA!
Thanks you for helping me look beautiful the day of my wedding.. Michael was the one who got to do my hair and he was great, helpful, and very kind. I loved my hair. My hair is super long (to my lower back) and Michael knew exactly how to work with it in order to end up with a beautiful updo!!! I couldn't be more thankful. Thank you Elstyle!
Can't say enough about this place! Had my bridal hair and makeup done last week. They came to my desired location on time. And everything was just how I was imagining ! They use high end makeup and even hook you up with some beautiful false lashes. 2 thumbs way up!
The make up and hair styling team at Elstyle are the most talented, professional, and sweetest people in the industry. I recently had them do my entire wedding party for their Hair and Make Up needs, and not only did my bridesmaids rave about how beautiful they looked, but a few of them wanted their contact info for the future too! As for me, the bride, my hair and make up were both AMAZING! Absolutely stunning and the pictures will speak for themselves. Hire them for next event and you will be so glad you did! Thank you Michael and Olga and the entire Elstyle Team for making my wedding a Fair Tale come true
I came across thru elstyle on instagram i was living in san Francisco my wedding was in LA on july 17th once i seen her hair styles i fell in love wth her wirk i would recommend anyone whos looking for best work i recommend Elstyle she did a beautiful jib my makeup & hair was on point never expected to see the transformation amazing work thank u so much
I have to say how amazingly happy I am that I found ElStyle. I found them on Instagram when I was looking for someone to do my wedding hair and makeup. I went in for a trial since everything looks so pretty on their page. Michael asked what style I would like to try for the trial and began while Olga asked me what I'd like for makeup. They are both so sweet and great at what they do! I'm pretty picky and especially wanted my wedding day look to be wonderful and it was!!!! I cannot say enough great things about the entire team working there. Alina was always so sweet and helpful and on the wedding day, all three of them worked to make my bridesmaids and I beyond beautiful! I am in the beauty industry (makeup artist) and was extremely happy.
If you are looking to be gorgeous, you found the right place!! Thank you, thank you, thank you Michael, Olga, and Alina; you made my wedding day wonderful.
Highly recommend recently got my hair done for my wedding and they did amazing, very professional and my hairdo lasted all night, worth every penny!
I am a makeup artist in LA and I know that hairstyling is always requested from my clients. I am interested in doing bridal but I wanted my hairstyling skills to be stronger so I found Elstyle through Instagram and I fell in love with their work, they are elegant and more creative than most American bridal hairstyles I've seen.
I contacted Elstyle salon just to ask a few questions about their hair course and Alena was very helpful, she even contacted me the next day just to follow up with me.
I attended the five day course and it was all hands on training. The instructors Michael and Alena are very talented and they were great with answering questions and breaking down how to do the hairstyles step by step.
This class is very helpful for beginners as well as experienced hairstylist who just want to learn new techniques. I would give this salon 10 stars!!!!
I flew from San Francisco to attend the 1 day workshop and to my dismay I was not disappointed. I've learned many techniques in my years of practice but with Michael and Alena, they have shown me how to perfect and give dignity to the work of the art. Their studio is absolutely gorgeous and invites a professional and stylish persona to whoever walks inside. They have made a famous reputation in Russia and I'm quite excited for their expansion here in LA. No doubt they will make an impression in the industry and I highly recommend their workshops and services!
totally fell in love with the hair style Alina did for my mothers wedding .. My mom and I were very worried about not finding the right person to do our hair and o came across elstyle on Instagram and the process was very simple from calling getting prices and booking her .. She was very patient and respectful and was looking out for what looked best with our hair type and color .. I couldn't of been more satisfied ..I would recommend her to others with your looking for a more professional hairstyle finish ... Everyone complimented my mothers and my hairstyle and it was well worth it !!!!
I found Elstyle on yelp and saw great reviews so I emailed them. They asked my what's my budget and will work around it. They gave me a great price. Throughout the preparation process of asking many questions, they were patient with me and was very sweet. On our wedding day, Olga(Makeup) & Michael (Hairstylist) did such a beautiful job. I loved my hair and makeup as well as my bridal party's hair and makeup, they looked absolutely beautiful. Will use them again for a special occasion! :)
I love my trial today ! Alisa is my makeup and hair stylist ! She does a fantastic job on my hair , she very detailed and patients with me ! I'm a very picky customer , I have been tried in 3 different places , but Alisa make Me very happy with me trial for my wedding today ! They look so natural and lovely ! Highly recommend to everyone! Go See Alisa only ! She is the best !
I can't express my gratitude to my amazing stylist Elena. My wedding was on Oct 1st, she came early to the location and did my hair and make up. Elena is very sweet, patient and listens to what you want and not what she thinks is right or beautiful which i think is very important to any bride. My makeup on the day of the wedding was different from my trial. I told Elena with two words what i want and she understood right away. My hair and make up were amazing, got a lot of compliments of course. She waited till i was ready to walk down the isle to make sure everything is fine. I highly recommend Elena and the Elstyle team. Thank you for making my special day magical.
Thank you Olena for making my hair look perfect on my wedding day! It's exactly what I wanted and it lasted all night of dancing. Also, my mom and sister's hair and makeup looked beautiful as well. Olena is very talented and fast, and we will definitely go to her in the future.
Olena and Alena were incredibly sweet and professional throughout the process. Olena arrived to my hotel exactly on time and without issues with parking, etc., allowing the day to start off smoothly.
She started with my sister, the maid of honor. She was very fast and my sister looked like a princess.
Next was my hair. I followed all of her recommendations. The overall shape was perfect: I had volume in all the right places, and tightness everywhere else. It covered my flaws and accentuated a perfect oval head shape. The actual style was a gorgeous side bun with lots of volume and perfect curls.
She made my mom look really elegant yet young and pretty!
Not only was she sweet and patient, she went above and beyond to help us. For that, we can't thank you enough!
What a pleasant experience and a hidden gem in Pasadena! Not only are the experienced, they are masters of the art! I needed a simple "up do" and make up... and I left looking like a model (but still simple, yet elegant!)...
I gave them a few costume jewlrey hair pins/bands, not expecting them to use any of them ... and he did this fun and creative hairstyle incorporating a few of the pieces. It looked crazy good! I'm seriously coming back!
I also asked about the length of time and they seriously committed an hour of dedicated focus and I was totally relaxed.
Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists at its finest!
Like many other ladies, I found them on Facebook and Instagram. Loved their work, and I wasn't getting married nor was I in one, but I was attending one. They worked on my two teenage daughters and myself. Makeup and hair turned out awesome, we got so many compliments. Plus they came to us! Highly recommended. Go ahead and spoil yourself, you won't be disappointed.
In so grateful to the whole Elstyle team for their amazing job on my wedding day! Every girl looked great and I felt picture perfect. Although we had some difficult girls, they handled them perfectly. They are beyond talented and I would definitely recommend them!
I found elstyle from Facebook about their individual bridal hair class. I was attracted by their bridal galleries the hairstyles were just amazing so I decide to take the class. The fee was little high at first but they offer me a discount so I felt it was worth enough to take the class and I learned a lot. Michael was my instructor and he was very nice and detail. Even thought he couldn't speak fluent English but he would let his assistant to translate every single word to me (his assistant is a super nice and sweet lady). So during the 6 hours class time , I learned so much techniques and tips about bridal hairstyle such as how to make huge volume, hair extension, curls and how to decorate the curls. And Michael was willing to answer all my questions about hairstyling. Olga, I believe is the lady boss she was very nice and responsible, she reply my emails very fast every time I ask questions. After meeting them I feel like "wow these Russian people are so beautiful and stylish!!" The only complain is the parking , but I understand this is not the salon's problem, is the city and the one way street problem , I hope they will have some parkings just for their customers. So far , I feel this is the best bridal styling salon in Los Angeles.
I first visited Elstyle at their original location in Moscow.They by far have the best bridal hair.Their work is meticulous and perfect.I went for an advanced 4 day class to Los Angeles and came back feeling confident enough to tackle any job.Michael,Olga and Elena were unbelievably patient and made me feel very much at home..I would highly recommend their class as I have not seen work as theirs any where in the world.
WOW! I was pleasantly delighted with ElStyle! I just finished their 5-day Course. Michael and Alina were fantastic!! It was great to attend classes that are hands on I learned so much!! I was so pleased with how I progressed through the week with their help and patience...so much fun!
I came across ElStyle while searching online for wedding hair and makeup. I was really impressed by their website and ended up booking a trial hair and makeup session with Alena. Alena did an amazing job during my trial session after requesting pics of looks I liked and listening to what I was looking for (what I envisioned for my wedding day). I was more than pleased with my hair and makeup look from the trial session and received several compliments when I went out for a girls night out that day. So I was very happy to book her for my wedding day also and even more pleased that she was willing to travel to my hotel where I would be getting ready. Alena was very professional and sweet throughout the whole process and is an amazing makeup artist and hairstylist. I received tons of compliments on my wedding day and my makeup and hair looked great in all my wedding pictures! I strongly recommend ElStyle (very nice salon in Pasadena!) and Alena!
Olena Toncheva is a goddess of makeup and hairstyling !!!! I was left speechless, so did my family and friends! My hair and makeup were perfect and exactly what I wanted. In less than 3 hours Olena turned me from cinderella to a queen! To be honest with you, I was skeptical that one person can do perfect makeup and perfect hair because usually the artists are better at one thing than the other, but Olena exceeded my expectations.
I had an up-do and my hair usually hurts from heaviness of my hair, but from the way how Olena did my up-do I barely felt I had hair on my head and the hairstyle stayed exactly the same from the beginning till the end.
The make-up was very natural-looking and the blending was perfectly matching my skin tone. Everyone at my party was asking me where I had my hair and makeup done. Not to mention that Olena came to my home to do my hair and makeup since I have a baby and couldn't make it to the salon.
I can't wait to work with her again!
I found Elstyle though Instagram a few years ago and wanted to take their educational course since. When they opened their new location in Pasadena, I was super excited. So during my trip to Califonia, I decided to stop in LA and take their intensive 5-day course. And it was absolutely fantastic!
In their beautiful salon, I met Alena and Michael who both are very professional, friendly & passionate about what they do.
Michael taught me a lot of amazing hairstyles, hair techniques and tricks. He is very knowledgeable and was answering all of my questions. Even working as a freelance hairstylist, I learned A LOT in those 5 days! I highly recommend their courses and services to everyone!
I discovered Elstyle off of Instagram while I was doing a search for my wedding hair and makeup ideas. At 1st I was nervous because their salon is 30 miles away from me each way.
When my Aunt & I arrived at our appointment, we were instantly put at ease by their polite receptionist. All of my wedding day nervousness was eased by the efficiency and professionalism of their 2 stylists.
Before they had started the styling, they asked me what time did I need to be finished by, which I thought was very kind & thoughtful. When they were finished with my hair and makeup, I looked like a movie star. I couldn't stop marveling at myself in the mirror!!(lol;)
My Aunt was also very pleased with the makeup that they did on her (and she is very picky, so that says a lot! ; )
I just want to thank Elstyle for an amazing experience, I will definitely be coming back there for all of my special occasion hair/makeup and I will share some more photos from my wedding soon!
I found El Style on social media so I decided to have them do my makeup and hair for my wedding. My bridesmaids as well.
Alisa was my stylist and she did a remarkable job. I had a vision in mind and she brought it to life. My photos look amazing and my hair and makeup lasted all night. I will definitely go back to Alisa and El Style for any special occasion I need hair and makeup for. My bridal party also looked great!
Modern and very clean salon, professional and friendly service.