For her amazing works, ace hair stylist and make-up artist Lou Teasdale has many celebrities and influential personalities singing her praises. She is popularly known as the stylist behind the ever fresh looks of members of the boy band One Direction. Teasdale has come a long way in the beauty business and has a lot to show for it.
Starting out as a fashion assistant in the early days of her career, Lou Teasdale worked her way towards prominence and now handles several celebrities and notable personalities. It would be interesting to find out what her career has been like over the years, as well as other lesser-known facts about the stylist. Here is everything you need to know.
Lou Teasdale’s Bio, Age
She was born on October 11, 1983, in Yorkshire England. From a young age, Lou Teasdale was drawn to the finer side of life and expressed this through her love for creativity. In the bid to make a significant move on her career of interest, she enrolled in the London College of Fashion where she learned the rudiments of fashion design. Lou knew exactly what she wanted as she immediately majored in hair and makeup. While at this, she became a fashion assistant under a beauty shop owner.
This helped her try out a lot of creative methods and also perfect her skills in the business. Lou Teasdale also started to make significant contacts which would eventually land her a slot at the British reality show, X-Factor UK beauty team. Teasdale was good at her craft and she caught the attention of the show’s stakeholders and was greatly touted for her works. The stylist started working with different celebrities while still affiliated with the X-Factor. While on the show she was requested to work with boy band One Direction. Lou Teasdale accompanied the band on several X-Factor tours as their hair stylist.
She became very popular as the hair stylist and make-up artist for One Direction. Lou dedicated her time to making the guys look good and nice for their performances. From an assigned stylist on X-Factor, Lou Teasdale soon graduated to One Direction’s main stylist even after the show. The band was also very proud and appreciative of her works and would post her on their social media accounts. She would go with them on their tours, perfectly handling the responsibility of hair and make-up.
The ace stylist also went on to collaborate with fashion magazines and fashion brands. Some of her remarkable collaborations were with Maybelline, Fudge Urban and Vogue UK. Lou Teasdale recorded and released several videos, explaining the concept of her works for the aforementioned brands. She became a beauty columnist for Elle magazine in 2015. On her column titled Beauty Extremist, she talks about her works and shares them on the platform.
Family – Who are Lou Teasdale’s Parents, Siblings, Kids?
We do not have information about her parents, but we do know that Lou Teasdale is a twin. She has a non-identical twin sister named Samantha. She also has a daughter named Lux Atkin. Lux is her child from a previous relationship with singer Tom Atkin. The couple were once engaged but broke off their engagement in 2014. It has not been ascertained whether Lou is in another relationship at the moment.
Other Facts to Know About the Hair Stylist
1. While working with One Direction, Lou became close to one of the members, Harry Styles. The two have remained very good friends and are quite close, arousing speculations that they are in a relationship. But both of them have debunked the reports, saying they are nothing more than friends.
2. Teasdale published a book ‘The Craft: DIY Hair & Beauty’ in 2014. The book had lots of DIY looks created by Teasdale and also centered on her journey as a hair stylist and make-up artist.
3. Lou Teasdale has got an impressive presence on social media. The talented hair stylist has over 1 million followers on her Twitter account and on Instagram, she has over 3.2 million. Lou always leaves her followers intrigued with photos and videos of different fashionable hairstyles.
4. Teasdale is a great admirer of the Olsen twins. She also loves Alexa Chung, the model and fashion designer.