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Biography

Alex Budai, one of New York City’s preeminent  hairstylists, is known for creating sexy and glamorous looks for elite clients, fashion designers, and creative directors. Born in Hungary, he started doing hair at 12 years old—his first two clients were his mother and younger sister.

Enjoying an extensive career, Alex has studied and worked for several years in Europe and has traveled for clients to major U.S. cities including San Francisco, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. Some of the world’s top salons—John Frida, Privé, and John Sahag regard Alex as an elite stylist.

Found backstage at runway shows during New York Fashion Week for over twenty years, Alex has a loyal clientele that follow him everywhere from New York , Los Angeles,  to Miami. His resume touts some of the world’s hottest fashion shows including Venexiana, Diesel,  Donna Karan, Jeremy Scott, Bebe, and Badgely Mishka. The Hungarian’s stunning work has been featured in Spanish Vogue, Mexican Vogue, Ophra m.,  Elle, Bridal Magazine, UNTITLED, Marie Claire  . His creative hairstyling has also appeared in A&E’s “Private Sessions” and E!’s “Celebrity Weddings”, as well as Sumsung, Budweiser, Dr. Pepper’s  ad campaigns....


Celebrities he worked with; Lady Gaga, Felicity Hoffman , Venessa Redgrave, Ivanka Trump... 

"When a client sit down in my chair ,I look ey her as a painter looks at blank canvas' .."

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