Alexa Rodulfo is a hair and make-up artist to stars and socialites across many industries. Her work has been featured in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar and has worked with celebrities like Ivanka Trump and Margherita Missoni. She wanted to create a beautiful gift for her clients. In 2009, she went to Grasse, France the world’s capital of perfume where she was inspired to create her own candles and scent. The Alexa Rodulfo Candle Collection was born and featured soothing hints of violet, grapefruit, and nutmeg. What started as a gift is now being sold in the most prestigious shops all over the world.
Place of Birth: Cd. Juarez
Parents Rafael y Lupita Rodulfo
Occupation/Aspiration: Hair & Make-up artist founder of Alexa Rodulfo Candle Collection.
When did you move to NYC and why?
Eight years ago. I knew NY was the place I needed to be.
Which neighborhood do you live in the city?
Just moved to Hell’s Kitchen.
Share the best piece of advice a close relative or someone dear to you gave you?
What’s your drink of choice?
What is your favorite song?
“Walking on a Dream” by MGMT (makes me want to dance).
Favorite label or product?
My candle collection.
How do you select the fragrances for your collection?
Every one of my candles tell a story trough scent: First I envision the moment, the time, the place, the feeling. From there we carefully start selecting raw materials to create the perfect composition and accord.
Name your favorite past time.
Walk and discover new places in New York.
Tell us your favorite Mexican expression.
En serio?/ No mames.
What does your candle collection say about you?
When I light a candle, I want to be inspired, feel that I am in a beautiful, safe, relaxing and pleasant environment and my candles take you there.