is an award winning, world renowned makeup and body artist, and she is the leading makeup artist in her home country of Ukraine. She has won numerous awards from Organisation Mundiale Coiffure (“OMC”), the world’s largest and most prestigious organization for the hair and makeup industry headquartered in Paris, France. These
include the 2013 European OMC Championships (1st Place – Makeup), the 2014 World OMC Online Photo Competition (3rd Place), and the 2014 World OMC Championships (10th Place – Makeup). Given her status as one of the 10 best makeup artists in the world, OMC also granted Larisa membership in their OMC Prestige Club.
Larisa Larina has won medals in many other international competitions. She won a medal in the 2014 World Bodypainting Festival (4th Place) in Austria, she also won the Grand Prize medal at the 2013 Open International Cup of Friendship Championship in Hairdressing Art, Nail Design and Makeup, and was a silver medalist at the 7th International Festival of Fashion and Beauty in 2013.
Besides competing internationally, Larisa owns and operates the Larisa Larina Makeup and SFX School. Students from countries around the world including Germany, Italy, Moldova, U.S.A., Russia, UAE, Egypt, France and Spain study at her school to benefit from her expertise and knowledge.
Larisa has also published numerous articles in professional and trade publications including in “TOUCH”, “Makeup”, “Your Hair”, and “Scissors” to name a few. And Larisa is on the editorial board of “Makeup + You Professional”, another trade publication.
Larisa Larina also practices the artistry she teaches. She continues to work on photo shoots, television production, and print media as both a makeup artist and consultant. Larisa Larina believes and expresses through her work that makeup is not merely a service sector industry but truly an artistic endeavor and the world has recognized and rewarded her for this true passion.
Larisa Larina Makeup and SFX School is a brand name in the area of makeup artistry. The school attracts students from different corners of the world: USA, Germany, Italy, Moldova, Russia, UAE, Egypt, Georgia, France and Spain to name a few. The success of the school and training program is reflected in the fact that the school graduates imitate and follow Larisa’s style as their master and teacher when creating their own projects and courses.