Polly Osmond


Known for her refined eye, classic creativity, calming demeanour and dedication to her craft, Polly Osmond is one of the fashion world’s most sought after makeup artists. Her work has graced the pages of top international publications Allure, Elle, Glamour, Harper's Bazaar, i-D, Instyle, Vanity Fair, Vogue and W Magazine.
Born in England, Polly originally studied art and theatrical costume design. Her passion for use of colour, texture, light and photography, propelled her career in makeup. An artistic ingénue, she is constantly inspired by her surroundings. “One of the makeup looks I designed for New York Fashion Week was inspired by a wet winter street in NY.” It’s this unique ability to see the beauty in everything around her that has led to her work with legendary fashion photographers such as Annie Leibowitz, Liz Collins, Mario Testino, Miles Aldridge, Norman Jean Roy, Patrick Demarchelier, Carter Smith, Tom Munro, Peter Lindburgh, Rankin and Steven Klein.
Throughout her career she has keyed shows in New York and Paris for globally renowned fashion houses like Nina Ricci and exciting young designers like Christian Siriano.
Some of the industry’s most glamorous and recognisable faces have been her canvas including Julianne Moore, Cate Blanchett, Mila Kunis, Sofia Vergara, Lily Collins, Kate Beckinsale, Amanda Seyfried, Selena Gomez, Cindy Crawford and Gwyneth Paltrow.
Polly travels between New York City and her home base of London. During her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family.