Lynn Taylor Wood

Lynn Taylor Wood

Originating from Great Britain, Lynn Taylor has established a strong Beauty career in Los Angeles & London.  Lynn’s career in beauty began at Newcastle College of Art and Technology. Pursuing her love of fashion and beauty she chose to join Vidal Sassoon where she trained as a hair stylist.  She continued to work with Vidal Sassoon for 6 years where she taught international seminars and promoted new, innovative ideas to a worldwide audience.  Working on projects with renowned London Designers and Photographers creating make-up looks and trends.Lynn was selected to help launch a new salon, concentrating on publicity, responsible for radio, TV & local press thus gaining essential media savvy.  In addition to this she handled the training program for the junior staff at the salon.Leaving London for a change of scenery and to satisfy her hunger for innovation and beauty trade knowledge, she relocated to Los Angeles to further her career as a Make-Up Artist.  Working with celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher, Lisa Marie Presley, Mariel Hemingway, Amber Valetta, Charlize Theron and Katie Holmes to name but a few.  Also branching into advertising where she worked on campaigns for Levis, Boots, Nike, Adidas, Jim Bean, Morgan and Mercedes.

Not yet satisfied, Lynn additionally sought out a piece of the Magazine market leading her towards editorial work in many highly regarded publications with credits including Vogue, Teen Vogue, German Max, Allure & Glamour.  As a result of her consistently innovative work Lynn was selected as a consultant for International cosmetic companies advising on new products and market trends.  Expertise including: color prediction, concept, lab work and packaging.  During her time in Los Angeles Lynn worked as Head of Make-up Department for  Paramount where she was also responsible for creating make-up looks for Sienna Miller.  Currently living back in London working as a Make-up artist and a freelance consultant for cosmetic companies, Charlotte Tilbury and Cosmopak with a particular interest in cosmetic development, product innovation and branding.  Recently employed by Estee Lauder as a consultant to the Vice President of Product Innovation at their New York HQ, Lynn is currently consulting on a luxury cosmetics line in London whilst developing innovative new products.