CLOSE UP

HAIR + MAKE UP

Vita: close up agency provides leading hair and make-up artists to various clients within the fashion industry, including international photo shoots, fashion shows, commercials, film and celebrities.
Right from the start in 1992 Close up Agency has become an essential part in the beauty and fashion business.

Alex Merk

Hair + Make up / based in Hamburg

Academic studies of graphic and communication design on the Lazi Academy in 2011
Face Art Academy Hamburg
Since 2015 Alex is represented by Close up Agency.

ANGELIKA FRANCIS

Hair + Make up / based in Munich

Academic studies of graphic and fashion design "Deutsche Meisterschule for fashion" 2001.
Make-up education school of 
Rosemarie Schneider in Munich.
Since 2005 Angelika is represented by Close up Agency.

ARMIN VOGL

Hair + Make up / based in Hamburg

Armin learned his craft from scratch as a professional hairdresser and make-up artist. His experience and openminded personality has made him an accomplished and creative artist.
Since 1995 Armin is represented by Close up Agency.

ATHENA SKOUVAKIS

Hair + Make up / based in Hamburg + Frankfurt

Athena was born in Sydney. She established a successful freelance career in London, Paris and Milan.
Since 2016 Athena is represented by Close up Agency.

CYRIL LAFORET

Hair / based in Paris

Cyril is a highly educated and very creative hairdresser. He started his hairdresser education next to Christopher Gaillet, Luigi Murenu, Olanda Pita, Eugene Soulieman, Anthony Turner.
Since march 2015 Cyril is represented by Close up Agency.

CRISTOPH GAMBECK

Hair + Make up / Colorist / based in Munich

Cristoph started his education at Vidal Sassoon, working at fashion shows in london, paris, milan and ny.
Since 2012 Cristoph is represented by Close up Agency.

DIANA GALANTE

Make up + Hair / based in Düsseldorf

Diana’s long experience for beauty, fashion, advertising and celebrities, is satisfied by her powerful and creative energy with love to the details and technical know-how, with a sense for trends and contemporary art.
Since 2005 Diana is represented by Close up Agency.

ELENA KÖHLER

Hair + Make up / based in Düsseldorf

Elena started as a hairdresser in a salon being the leadership of the cut and color team. To complete her profession she successfully graduated as a makeup artist. Elena is working as a freelancer since 2007.
Since 2016 Elena is represented by Close up Agency.

GIOVANNI RIVAS

Hair + Make up / based in Hamburg

while living in new york as a fashion designer, Giovanni always has been fascinated by make up and hair. In New York Giovanni has been a member of the Bobbi Brown team and engaged by Christian Dior.
Since 1999 Giovanni is represented by Close up Agency.

KARIN GADE

Hair + Make up / based in Hamburg

Karin started her hairdresser carrier as a head of by Marlies Möller. Her body of work includes fashion and beauty editorials, catalogue, fashion shows, advertising campaigns aswell as many celebrities.
Since 1992 Karin is represented by Close up Agency.

LAURA LASZEK

Hair + Make up / based in Hamburg

Laura graduate her hairdresser education successfully in 2007. Her professional experience includes fashion, beauty, editorials, catalogue, fashion shows, advertising, as well as celebrities from the musik and film industry. Since 2008 Laura is represented by Close up Agency.

MARI SHTEN

Make up / based in N.Y.

Graduating her makeup school in L.A. Mari has been creating looks for celebrities such as Mariah Carey, Cynthia Nixon, Christy Turlington, Elettra Rossellini, Rosie Perez, Laura Mvula and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry. Including clients American Vogue, Glamour, Elle Italia, Make Up For Ever and Victoria’s Secret. Since 2015 Mari is represented by Close up Agency.

MAURO SACCOCCINI

Make up + Hair / based in Madrid

Working for intern.magazines, such as: Elle, Marie Claire, Vogue, Vanidad, Glamour Italia+ Spain and celeb. such as: Britney Spears, Donatella Versace, Monica Bellucci, Carmen Electra, Bar Raffaeli and campaigns for Timotei, Diesel, Ponds, Garnier, Puma, BMW Versace Jeans. 2000 Mauro became a part of the spanish Chanel- team. Since 2009 Mauro is represented by Close up Agency.

Michaela Kireta

Hair+Make up / based in Munich

Michaela was born and grew up in Starnberg/Germany. After high school graduation, she learned the craft as a professional hairdresser and make up artist. Since than, she is showing her skill and creativity on various photo + film shoots. Since 2016 Manuela is represented by the close up agency.

Noriko Takayama

Make up+Hair / based in Berlin

Noriko started her career in Tokyo. After she was trained for her basic hair skills, she moved to London. She is booked for editorials, beauty, and covers in the most prestigious high-end magazines and many prestigious brands. Since 2015 Noriko is represented by Close up Agency

Omer Asaf

Make up+Hair / based in Stuttgart

Omer is a professional hair and makeup artist with 16 years of professional experience in the fashion and TV industry for top cosmetics and hair brands in Israel. Since 2017 Omer is represented by close up agency

Petra Sulger

Make up + Hair / based in Hamburg

Petra started the business by assisting Dagmar with her she made her first experience in international photo business. She improved her basics in hair+make-up. Her experience includes fashion+ beauty clients, editorials, advertising campaigns, celebrities. Since 1992 Petra is represented by Close up Agency

Sandra Schuetz

Hair+Make up / based in Hamburg

Sandra's celeb.clients like Yvonne Catterfeld, Karoline Herfurth, Diana Amft, Marie Bäumer, Wolke Hegenbarth, Ursula Karven, Natalia Wörner, Nadja Uhl, Maria Furthwängler+many more love Sandra for her capability to make people more then beautiful. Since 1995 Sandra is represented by Close up Agency

Selina Spittler

Make up + Hair / based in Berlin

Selina started her business in berlin to graduate her hair and make up artist. Her clients includes Bogner, Hasardeur, Porsche, Escada, Geka, Philipp Plein, Jacques Britt, Scherer&Gonzalez, Wella, JOOP, Hausach, Elegance. Since 2013 Selina is represented by Close up Agency

Thanos

Hair / based in Athen

Thanos

Since 2016 Thanos is represented by Close up Agency

TIMO PRAVITIANOS

Hair+Make up / based in Hamburg

The power to highlight beauty have fascinated Timo since his early childhood. Always looking for new and interesting challenges. His range includes the area of advertising and fashion photography. Since 2012 Timo is represented by Close up Agency

TINE IBSEN

Hair+Make up / based in Spain

Tine opened her hair salon at the age of 20 in Denmark. Hairartist Franck Provost gave her the opportunity to work on his side. Her experience in Paris brought her to NY. and L.A. After 15 years in the US, Tine currently resides in Spain. Since 2014 Tine is represented by Close up Agency

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