Elika Hilata is an international makeup artist based in New York.
Originally from Ibaraki Japan, Elika worked for 6 years in Tokyo as a makeup artist. She discovered her passion for the New York fashion industry, and decided to uproot and move to New York in March 2019 to follow her passion.
Elika is now working as one of main assistants of industry legend makeup artist, Mark Carrasquillo.
She is also currently a valued member of several different makeup artist's team. During NYFW, Elika has worked with such leading makeup artists which include Diane Kendal, Dick Page, and Fulvia Farolfi.
Elika's work has been featured in various publications and magazines such as V magazine, Office magazine, ELLE japan, amongst many others.
In September 2021 and February 2022, she worked as lead makeup artist for MET exhibited brand, Dauphinette's NYFW presentation.
Elika's past client list includes the following leading brands: UNIQLO, BMW, TOYOTA, Ralph Lauren, CASIO and Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art for Dali Exhibition.