Internationally renowned Make Up Artist Michael Ashton is defining a new generation of stylists making its mark in contemporary fashion, beauty and celebrity arenas. As personal Make-up and Hair Stylist to award-winning recording artist Adele for the past 9 years and his recent appointment as 'Global Artistry Ambassador for Marc Jacobs Beauty' Ashton is at the forefront.
Hailed for creating the beauty look for which Adele has become globally known for is not the only aspect that positions Ashton as leader of a new beauty aesthetic. His creation of the modern beauty icon, a status as immortalized to Adele as her powerhouse voice, has won worldwide acclaim and remains a symbol of profound relevance to today's woman.
Ashton works with leading photographers such as Alasdair McLellan and Rankin, artists whose creativity continually fuel his imagination. Such evolving imagination that is coupled with precision and attention to detail is what has made him so sought after. Whether it's producing looks for magazine editorials, music performances or collaborating with Hollywood actors for those red carpet moments, Ashton's artistry pushes the threshold of innovation and possibility.
Furthermore, Ashton's work has appeared in the globally revered pages of Marie Claire, Glamour, Vogue and Vanity Fair. He has shot campaigns for luxury brand Moet & Chandon as well as for an illustrious list of entertainment clients that includes Amber Heard, Bianca Jagger, Daisy Lowe, Elle McPherson, Hilary Swank, Milla Jovovich, Neve Campbell, Chris Pratt, Garrett Hedlund, Jamie Dornan, Joaquin Phoenix and Zac Efron among others.
Michael currently resides between Los Angeles and London.