Laura Mercier Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Laura Mercier Quick Info
Height5 ft 3 in
Weight60 kg
Date of BirthOctober 2, 1960
Zodiac SignLibra
Eye ColorDark Brown

Laura Mercier is a successful French makeup artist and businesswoman. She has worked for magazines like Elle and Vogue and clients such as Gap and Chanel. She studied at the Carita Paris Institute in Paris, France, and her brand was launched in 1996.

Born Name

Michèle Mercier

Nick Name

Laura

Laura Mercier during an interview as seen in August 2015
Laura Mercier during an interview as seen in August 2015 (Harper’s Bazaar UK / YouTube)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Arles, France

Residence

New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

French

Education

Laura Mercier studied painting and drawing at a design school called L’Ecole Supérieure d’Arts Appliqués Duperré in Paris. Later, she joined the Carita Paris Institute, a combination of beauty school and a salon in Paris, France.

Occupation

Makeup Artist, Businesswoman

Manager

Laura Mercier is managed by Magrino Public Relations Agency, New York City, New York, United States.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 3 in or 160 cm

Weight

60 kg or 132 lbs

Laura Mercier and Mario Dedivanovic as seen in May 2017
Laura Mercier and Mario Dedivanovic as seen in May 2017 (Laura Mercier / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Laura Mercier during an interview in April 2015
Laura Mercier during an interview in April 2015 (Sephora / YouTube)

Distinctive Features

Long chin

Laura Mercier Favorite Things

  • Fashion Label – Yohji Yamamoto, Ann Demeulemeester, Céline
  • Purse – Her chocolate Hermès Birkin bag
  • Flower – Peonies, Tulips, Garden roses, Wild country flowers
  • Spot On Earth – The Seychelles Islands

SourceThe Cut

Laura Mercier as seen in November 2016
Laura Mercier as seen in November 2016 (Laura Mercier / Facebook)

Laura Mercier Facts

  1. After graduation, she worked as a makeup artist at the Carita Paris Institute.
  2. She changed her name to “Laura” to avoid confusion with the actress Michèle Mercier who was also a client of the salon she working for back then.
  3. In 1985, she moved to New York City to work as a makeup artist for Elle magazine.
  4. She is known as the pioneer of the ‘Flawless Face’.
  5. Her scent of choice is amber, followed by rose, and geranium.
  6. She gets her hair done from Serge Normant.
  7. She likes the bohemian or de-structured style.
  8. A phrase or word that she most often uses is “dammed” and “sure”.
  9. Graffiti and tags on beautiful buildings and bridges and littering drive her crazy.
  10. If she could pick only one makeup tool, she would choose the tweezers.
  11. Her father used to make the most fantastic duck à l’orange.
  12. Her comfort foods include rice pudding, hot chocolate, macaroni with butter, or pain au chocolate.
  13. If she could invent anything, she would have liked to invent magic chocolate that doesn’t add weight but makes you lose weight without jeopardizing your health.
  14. In 2006, she came out with a book titled The New Beauty Secrets: Your Ultimate Guide to a Flawless Face.
  15. Some of her prominent celebrity clients include Julia Roberts, Sarah Jessica Parker, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, and Madonna.
  16. The Laura Mercier brand was launched in 1996 in partnership with Janet Gurwitch and Gary Kusin.
  17. She is an avid supporter of the ovarian cancer awareness program.
  18. She was inspired to pursue beauty as a profession after assisting makeup artist at Carita in Paris.
  19. Her beauty icons include the classic Hollywood 40’s and 50’s actresses such as Eva Gardner, Brigitte Bardot, and Sophia Loren.

Featured Image by Laura Mercier / Facebook

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