Karl Hodson

National Education & Artistry Manager | UK & Ireland

With a background in Fashion Design, Karl has carved his career with creative flair and a talent for technique. Learning the tricks of the trade backstage at Fashion Week, designing makeup for West End shows and creating red-carpet makeup looks for BAFTA, Olivier Awards and more, he soon found his passion for teaching talent and driving artistic ability. Karl leads the Education and Artistry department for the UK and Ireland and has practised with Laura Mercier herself; understanding and developing the techniques that made her and her brand famous.

Karl Hodson

National Education & Artistry Manager | UK & Ireland

With a background in Fashion Design, Karl has carved his career with creative flair and a talent for technique. Learning the tricks of the trade backstage at Fashion Week, designing makeup for West End shows and creating red-carpet makeup looks for BAFTA, Olivier Awards and more, he soon found his passion for teaching talent and driving artistic ability. Karl leads the Education and Artistry department for the UK and Ireland and has practised with Laura Mercier herself; understanding and developing the techniques that made her and her brand famous.