Louise Moon is one of the most innovative and enduring hairstylists working in the beauty business. Her career is still at its pinnacle after over 30 years and she has spanned the globe in her efforts to hone her craft.
Louise was born in Canada and became interested in hair from a very young age. Knowing her resources would be limited in her hometown, she moved to London as soon as she was old enough.
Moon quickly learned the artistry of cutting hair at the Vidal Sassoon Academy. Her career took off living and working in Europe for 13 years. During this stage, Moon split her time between Paris, London and Milan submersing herself in the world of high fashion. Her dream came true and worked for Italian Vogue for the first time at the age of 24! She worked all the shows including Yves Saint Laurent, Dior, Givenchy, Chanel, Ferre, Versace, Armani and Valentino. Moon collaborated with Moschino and Thierry Mugler on personal projects creating innovative hairstyles for their shoots. She also worked alongside legendary Italian hairdresser Aldo Coppola at this time. Moon quickly became in demand and was soon working editorial fashion shoots for the likes of Vogue, Vanity Fair, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and Numero magazines with photographers Steven Meisel, Herb Ritts, Cliff Watts, Marc Baptiste and Matthew Rolston.
It was back in Paris working on the “Too Funky” video shoot for George Michael, that Moon realized celebrities were going to be the “next big thing.” Armed with only her strong portfolio, she made the move to Los Angeles. The celebrities quickly gravitated to her as she not only created fashionable hairstyles for them, but was able to adapt hair looks that suited their personalities and made them feel comfortable. Louise’s celebrity resume includes Angelina Jolie, Ben Affleck, Brittney Spears, Matthew McConaughey, Holly Hunter, Daniel Craig, Charlize Theron, Gisele Bundchen and Jennifer Lopez to name a few.
Always wanting to expand her skills and grow, Moon went to barbering school and received a barbering license. She has worked with wigs and extensions for decades and learned tricks to make them blend in with natural hair, while adding dimension and color and volume. Louise has her finger on the pulse of what is fashionable, while keeping hair looks tasteful and timeless. She also developed an interest in creating hairstyles for characters and continuity which led her to work on feature films including “Failure To Launch” and “We Are Marshall.”
Moon currently resides in Los Angeles where she is not only a freelance artist, but opened her own hair salon studio giving clients cutting edge hairstyles and Great Lengths extensions.