Emmy-winning makeup artist Glen Alen chats makeup and drag on ‘Bear With Us, Gurrrl!’

Our favorite beary duo goes IN on ALLLL the hot topics you can think of this week. Hosted by fabulous on-air personality Alexander Rodriguez and sexy JustFor.Fans favorite Teddy Bear, Bear with Us, Gurrrl! is a podcast where the Bears discuss it ALL — everything happening in the LGBTQ community and beyond, from the bear perspective! Presented by Cybersocket.com and Bear World Magazine, this podcast is not to be missed! 

On this episode of Bear with Us, Gurrrl!, Teddy Bear and Alexander chat with three-time Emmy Award winner, Glen Alen about his journey from being a young painter, to working with Regis, to becoming an in-demand makeup artist. We also talk about his drag performances and celebrity impersonations. Things get candid as Glen talks about life in the LGBTQ and entertainment community as a sober man, his coming out, and what he’s learned from the business. And we get to the important stuff… Like where he keeps his Emmys!

About Glen Alen

After high school, Glen Alen would embark on a 17-year career with the Regis Corporation becoming a National Educator, award-winning hair artist, and award-winning salon manager. During that time he would also work with major brands like Smashbox, Lancome, Estée Lauder, Make Up For Ever, and Urban Decay and have his work seen in print, film, music videos, and commercials.

After leaving Regis, he would become one of the most sought-after film and television makeup artists with his work seen on Drag Race, Legendary, A Star Is Born, The Greatest Showman, Penny Dreadful, The Masked Singer, Dancing With the Stars U.S.Tour, America’s Next Top Model, Days Of Our Lives, America’s Got Talent, Key & Peele, and the list goes on and on. He’s worked with celebrity standouts that include Loni Love, Rita Moreno, Rosie O’Donnell, Tamar Braxton, Mel B, Leeza Gibbons, Raquel Welch, Pat Benatar, Kathy Griffin, Lisa Rinna, Betty White, Carol Channing, Bea Arthur, Debbie Gibson, and more.

As a performer, his drag creations and celebrity impersonations are works of art unto themselves. Evolving his drag style, he created the Drag Makeup Academy, where he teaches his unique techniques and looks around the nation.

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