Alva is the owner and Pro-Makeup Artist at Nova and has 7 years experience in the industry. Alva trained and qualiifed with a diploma in Professional Makeup Artistry  with The Makeup Crew Dublin training with the best in the industry such as Celebrity Makeup Artist Sharleen Collins and Lauren Malone and is also fully ITEC Trained & Qualified.

Alva is also fully qualified in  Gelish Nail Art & Design with Creative Academy and Karen Conroy of award winning KC Skin & Nails Studio Portlaoise and more recently qualified in SprayTanning and Lash Lifts.

​​ Nova is a boutique studio situated in the heart of Kilkenny City , Alva specialisies in Bridal Fashion & Glamour Makeup. Nova is the perfect location for hen parties, after a day of shopping just before you head out for a night on the town and for any occassion or event.  Nova has early opening and late closing for your convenience.