About

After receiving her esthetician’s license in the spring of 1982, Elke began her career working as a facialist and later, a waxing specialist.  She also worked as a photography makeup artist and was one of Aveda’s top Education Specialist for eight years. As her career blossomed, she would later work as an editorial, commercial and on-camera makeup artist for various celebrities and events, including Angelica Huston, Kate Moss, James Franco, Blythe Danner, Jamie Foxx, Ron Livingston and Alexandra Paul.

 

In 2004, Elke founded her own salon and later launched her own brow product line. Today, Elke serves over 2,500 clients in her salon in New York City. Her signature brow service, The Model Brow® service, was developed and honed through years of brow shaping experience. Elke specializes in fixing and reshaping brows by customizing and enhancing the shape of her client’s brows without the use of stencils.  While Elke prefers to only work with tweezers and small scissors, clients may choose from tweezing, waxing or a combination of both.

ELKE VON FREUDENBERG SALON

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German born, LA-raised Elke Von Freudenberg loft like, by appointment only salon, nine stories above bustling Broadway, is a white-walled, hardwood-floored refuge for Tweezing Eyebrow Artistry & Design.

Celebrity Eyebrow Specialist Elke Von Freudenberg is considered one of the top eyebrow shaping specialists in the US, as seen in InStyle, Bride, AllureNew Beauty, New York Magazine, and many others.

A life-long lover of all things beauty, Elke’s lustrious career began in 1982; with an esthetician’s license and high school diploma received in the same month, she made her way through college working as a facialist. As her career evolved, Elke began worked as a top Education Specialist for Aveda for 8 years and as a photography makeup artist for top models and celebrities-shaping eyebrows on set. Today, Elke helms an impressive career as a renowned beauty expert and eyebrow specialist working in New York City.

Elke, also a longtime editorial, runway makeup artist, and celebrity makeup artist, specializes in creating non-stenciled, balanced, and full eyebrows that flatter the face, while fixing bad, paint-by-number brow shapes. Elke’s makeup work has appeared on celebrities at The Academy Awardsョ, SAG Awards, & The Golden Globes, MTV Awards.

SALON SERVICES 

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Brow Trimming | Depilar Permanent Hair Removal  Face Waxing | Lash Perms | Brow & Lash Tints

THE MODEL BROW® SERVICE Elke is renowned for The Model Brow® service, a skill honed through years of brow shaping experience. Elke specializes in fixing and reshaping brows by customizing and enhancing the shape of her client’s brows without the use of stencils.

“There’s nothing I love more than being able to correct and fix someone’s eyebrows that has been badly botched up from a bad wax or threading.  Your brows should be taken as seriously as your hair cut.  Your brows should be as fashionable as you.”

THE BROW COLLECTION elke : the brow collection

The Elke collection of brow products includes shadows, pencils, brow growth products, and groomers.  Each product is carefully formulated & personally created by Elke to balance the features of each individual.