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In the Studio with Lizzie Court by Emma Morton

Lizzie Court

Lizzie Court

Meet Lizzie Court, a talented makeup and hair artist who has worked in the industry for over 20 years.  Lizzie works in the fields of Catalogue, Editorial, Lookbooks, advertising, Video/Film and Celebrity. We have had the pleasure of meeting Lizzie regularly when she comes into the studio to shoot with clients.

-You – Name, Job Title and Company
Lizzie Court, Makeup and Hair Artist

-Who is your inspiration?
No one in particular - I love taking ideas from all places, film, stills, Instagram.

-What is your favourite piece of equipment?
Makita Leaf blower!

-What made you choose your profession?
Watching videos in the 80’s and seeing Phillis Cohen’s work with Steve Strange.

-Equipment you can't live without?
Zucca make up carrier

-What are your achievements?
Still working and still learning new things after 30 years and that I still love going to work!

-What's the first album you bought?
The Police - Outlandos d’Armour

-If you were the Mayor of London for the day what would you change?
I’d make transport free so that no one was on the roads

-What is your favourite country visited?
Italy and India

-What books, blogs or podcasts do you read or listen to?
Just read ‘The Next Person you meet in Heaven’ Mitch Albom

-What do you do in your spare time?
Tennis, Mountain bike, walk anything outdoors

-If you were marooned on a desert island what 3 people (dead or alive) would you choose to be there with you and why?
Bear Grylls:- Do you need to ask
Stephen Fry: Entertainment
Michael Phelps: Not the best swimmer and I reckon some lessons could be handy on an island