Hollis Wright at the French Twist

Greenway - Upper Kirby

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Aesthetician with 30 years of experience teaches makeup minimalists and maximalists to translate runway styles into everyday looks

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The Deal

$45 for a 75-minute makeup-application lesson (a $90 value)<p>

Each lesson also includes:

  • 15-minute followup session
  • 10% discount on brushes, other products, and next appointment if made at time of first visit.<p>

Over the course of the lesson, professional aesthetician and beauty writer Hollis Wright helps women apply this season’s runway trends into wearable looks. Using a slew of teaching tools, including a color diagram, she not only gives clients a stunning makeover, but also the skills to recreate them at home.<p>

Q&A with Hollis Wright, Aesthetician at The French Twist

Tell us about your business.
I am a licensed aesthetician that has specialized in makeup applications and lessons. I like to consult about an individual's lifestyle and wardrobe preferences before creating their look. In today's busy world, I teach techniques and recommend products that are versatile, easy to apply, and long-wearing. I have many, many years of brow-shaping experience. I am convinced that the appropriate brow shape is a key ingredient to looking your best.

What makes your business stand out?
I love what I do, so that comes across to my clients during their service. I try to make the service as fun as it is educational. The products I sell have been selected because they are skin-beneficial and of superior quality.

What inspired you to start this business?
I love working with color cosmetics to enhance the appearance of my clientele and keep them up to date with trends.

What is your most popular offering?
I see many of my clients on a monthly basis for brow services, waxing, and dying. Many of the women I worked with when applying their wedding makeup are now bringing in their daughters, too. Besides this, I see clients twice a year for new makeup update lessons in the spring and fall. No one should get stuck in a makeup rut.

What is the best reaction you’ve ever gotten from a customer?
One woman told me she left my chair feeling and looking so wonderful that she met her husband-to-be that very night. Another woman told me her husband took a look at her and said, "You look great, what did you do?" This was an extreme compliment, since he did not even notice her makeup—simply that she looked beautiful. That's what makeup should create for everyone when applied skillfully.

What’s your favorite part about your job?
The sparkle in someone's eyes when they look in the mirror and like what they see. Everyone loves the "reveal" or there would not be so many makeover shows on TV.

Business Basics

Most popular offering: Brow waxing
ProTip: Feel free to bring products you already love to incorporate into the lesson.
Established: 1986
Appointments: Required
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: One person
Parking: Parking lot

Customer Reviews

Hollis is a great instructor. She gave me a look that I love, and that I can do every morning.
Isabel · December 15, 2013
Hollis was a pleasure and extremely knowledgeable. I had a great experience, learned a lot and got some great products! Highly recommended.
Suzanne.jamison · December 15, 2013
I just love Hollis, she did my makeup for the before wedding photos and the day of the wedding. The day I came home from my photo shoot before the wedding both my husband to be and the guy neighbor both dropped their jaws and said they could believe it was me and how more beautiful I looked. Hollis is fun, funny and very professional and I really do like her work. It's been 12 years since she did a makeup work on me, I needed a refresher on my makeup I was feeling stale.
Kenneth C. · October 27, 2013
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