Tomokazu Akutsu was born in Tokyo, Japan. He worked as a hair dresser for 7 years then he realized that what he is really interested in is make up. Then he graduated from Kamata's face analysis make-up school. He studied facial bone structure of face, basic breathing techniques, advanced make-up, rough drawing. Then he went to study at Les Doights make-up school. He studied science of colour, photographic lighting, history of makeup (culture, music, fashion).
He became a freelance Make up artist in 2003 and he decided to expand his career in UK where he worked extensively in London from 2007 to 2012. He assisted for the best of various make-up artists both in Japan and UK, including: (Make-up: Hannah Murray, Ayami Nishimura / Hair stylist: Angelo Seminara). His creative, elegant, edgy and delicate style is inspired by classic ballet, nature and paintings. He has returned to Japan to follow through his career and now working as a freelance make-up artist.
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