HAIR & MAKE-UP ARTIST
With a background in Fine Art and graduating in 2006 with a degree in Special Effects Makeup from the London College of Fashion, Holly has a broad range of expertise within fashion, music, theatre and film & TV.
Starting her early career out in make-up, wigs & hair within film, tv and theatre, (The Royal Opera House) she now works predominantly in fashion for editorials such as i.D and The Hunger; and her clients include Damon Alban, Florence Welch and Abbie Clancy to name a few.
Holly has worked on The X Factor, including head hair and make-up artist on the X Factor Tour
Holly developed the beauty / jewellery brand H&H Body Adornment alongside designer Hannah Warner. The brand continues to grow in scope and success, with artists including Madonna, Beyonce and Rhianna wearing their pieces and with a growing list of prestigeous stockists carrying their newest lines – these being, Colette, Net-a-Porter and Selfridges.
Holly's eyelash brand, Shimmer Twins Treasure Lashes has also been stocked in ASOS and Urban Outfitters. She often uses her own products on clients in make-up shoots, such as with Italian Vogue and Elle.
Holly works on a consultancy basis for brands offering advice and design suggestions. She draws inspiration from travel and music, and enjoy working on special projects that incorporate a love of the arts. Above all, she wishes to always realise her creative intentions by remaining innovative.
Celebs Holly has worked with include -
AH-HA, Babyshambles, Bipling, Blow, Chloe Howl, Damon Albarn, Danny O' Donohugh, Dominique Young Unique, Eli Ingram, Eliza Dolittle, Florence Welch, George Ezra, Harry Styles, Jaime Winstone, Jake Shears, Jamimah Khan, Joely Richardson, Joey Badass, Josephine De La Baume, Kasabian, Katy Perry, Klaxons, Kreayshawn, Laura Bailey, Laura Carmicheal, Liam Gallagher, Lily Allen, Lois Winstone, Lulu James, Mikkey Ekko, Pet Shop Boys, Raleigh Ritchie, Richard Ashcroft, SIA, Sky Ferreira, Suki Waterhouse, Thandie Newton, The Horrors, The Script, The Wanted, Yadi, Abby Clancy
A must have product in Holly's make-up bag is Shu Uemura Primer - Glow Creator
Holly's favourite bridal designer is Rime Arodaky
In her spare time Holly loves to practice yoga and meditate