There’s a reason that Francesca Tolot is regarded as one of the most renowned and skilled makeup artists in the industry. Born near Venice, Italy, Francesca’s first love is painting and her greatest influence is Renaissance art. It is her exquisite color sensibility and fine arts background that brings a refined quality to her craft. Francesca’s work has attracted top-tier client’s and longstanding relationships that most artists only dream about.
When arriving to Los Angeles, Francesca was already a well-recognized makeup artist with published work in Europe’s top publications including a dozen Italian Vogue covers. Francesca landed a video shoot with Madonna as her very first assignment in America. This kick started a long collaboration with the singer which yielded many of Madonna’s most unforgettable looks. They redefined culture with imagery ranging from the covers of Rolling Stone to an array of memorable music videos.
In today’s environment, so-called celebrity makeup artists are a dime a dozen. But it’s a precious few that have had the opportunity to impress Hollywood’s past, present, and future by illuminating the faces of legends such as Elizabeth Taylor, A-list stars like Marion Cotillard and Julia Roberts as well as starlets like Chloe Moretz. Francesca has made her mark in the music arena as well creating indelible looks with talent including Faith Hill, Shakira, Christina Aguilera, Alicia Keys and Gwen Stefani.
Francesca’s most acclaimed accomplishments include her work creating iconic looks for the cultural phenomenon that is Beyoncé. Francesca has been partnering with Beyoncé for over a decade and together they have conquered many of the world’s most renowned platforms, from Super Bowl performances to Vogue covers. Incredibly, Francesca has been responsible for the makeup looks in 36 of Beyoncé’s acclaimed videos, further illustrating her imaginative and creative abilities.
Francesca has received numerous awards including the prestigious Lucie Award for “Makeup Artist of the Year”. Francesca’s much anticipated book, One Woman 100 Faces, was released September 2014. It exhibits a compilation of groundbreaking works from a span of twenty years.
Francesca is represented globally by CloutierRemix.