Alex Box is a British make-up artist. After growing up in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, Box moved to London to study BA Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art. For her degree show she exhibited an installation exploring the relationship between the body, environment and desire. In addition to site specific installations, Box has also exhibited in galleries across the world.
Renowned for her experimental and often surreal beauty looks, Box's work continues to chart the correlation between art, science, nature and the magical. Her editorial work has featured in a variety of publications, such as Vogue, Stylist, Numéro, W, Another Magazine, Dazed & Confused and i-D. Box's celebrity clients have included Lady Gaga, Azealia Banks, Kate Moss, Sienna Miller and Courtney Love.
Working as a make-up director for international fashion shows, Box has created the looks for catwalk collections by Gareth Pugh, Karl Lagerfeld, Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood and Chanel. As the creative director of Illamasqua, she is instrumental in shaping the brand's product development, imagery and creative vision.