The fusion of hair and makeup artists is a collaboration that goes beyond aesthetics. It thrives on trust, communication, and a unified vision. Together, we explore uncharted territories of creativity, delving deep into the emotions and narratives of each project. Our collaboration extends to the entire creative ensemble, ensuring seamless harmony in every aspect of the shoot. As the hair and makeup team, we serve as indispensable orchestrators within the realm of a photoshoot. We transform a blank canvas into a mesmerizing work of art, drawing inspiration from a multitude of sources. Constantly pushing ourselves to try new techniques and experiment with different styles, we are always evolving as artists. Our collaboration is a celebration of art, beauty, and self-expression, showcasing the power of teamwork and the endless possibilities that arise when visionaries come together. After two decades of fruitful collaboration, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to sit down with celebrity hairstylist Keith Carpenter. Today, I am excited to delve into his expertise by asking a few thought-provoking questions.

How do you adapt your hairstyling techniques for location shoots compared to studio?

Surrender control, I work with the elements.

Jacket: Vintage Oscar De La Renta

What’s the most outrageous hairstyle you’ve ever created for a magazine spread?

Björk wanted me to make her hair look like the crown of the Statue of Liberty, so I did it.

Top: Vintage COMME des GARÇONS

If you could give one piece of hair advice to the entire world, what would it be?

Love yourself, embrace what you are given, and most importantly, be true to your authentic self.

Jacket: Vintage Jean Paul Gaultier

If you could create a hairstyle that represents a specific emotion or feeling, what would it look like?


Lingerie: Kiki de Montparnasse
Vintage Celine Dress


Hair: Keith Carpenter @keithcarpenterhair @bryanbantryagency using @balmainhair

Photographer: Mattia Holm @mattiaholm 

Model: Valeria Nikolaeva @_nivalera_ 

Beauty Director: Vicky Steckel using @makeup4ever @bryanbantryagency


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