After two decades of studying the art of beauty therapy, lashes, brows, cosmetic chemistry and personal care formulation, Otto Mitter and his team at Ex-Import currently produce and supply lash & brow enhancement ranges for professionals and develop educational programs to over 60 countries across the globe.
Otto’s dedication to education has seen him as a guest speaker and educator at the world’s most prestigious beauty and lash events, learn from the world’s best lash masters and judge at leading global beauty & lash competitions.
Over the last few years Otto has been recognised in the industry from his peers by being presented with some of the most sought-after industry awards:
2017 Educator of the Year at the ABIA’s - Australian Beauty Industry Awards.
2018 Educator of the Year at NALA - National Association of Lash Artists.
2019 Product Integrity Award at NALA - National Association of Lash Artists.
2020 Lash Brand of the Year – Lash Open Australia.
2020 Innovative Product of the Year at NALA - National Association of Lash Artists.
Otto has a passion for continuing education, working with leaders in the industry and helping up and coming beauty therapists, lash artists and educators develop their profiles and careers, which is appreciated by his team and colleagues around the world.
Guest speaker / Educator at the world’s leading beauty exhibitions and conferences
Judge for world renowned lash competitions
Co-ordinator for leading eyelash extensions masterclasses in Australia
Formulator / Producer / Principal Educator at Elleebana Global HQ
Writer and contributor to worldwide industry publications
Founder of Elleebana Educators Elleevation Symposium - USA, UK, Canada
Managing Director - Ex-Import Pty Ltd
Winner of ABIA "2017 Educator of the Year" - Australian Beauty Industry Awards
Winner of NALA "2018 Educator of the Year" – National Association of Lash Artists Global Awards
Winner of NALA “2019 Product Integrity Award” - National Association of Lash Artists Global Awards
Winner of “2020 Lash Brand of the Year” – Lash Open Australia
Winner or NALA “2020 Innovative Product of the Year” - National Association of Lash Artists Global Awards