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 Paul Labrecque 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, Elle, Bridal Magazine, UNTITLED . His creative hairstyling has also appeared in A&E’s “Private Sessions” and E!’s “Celebrity Weddings”, as well as Dr. Pepper’s 2014 ad campaign.