Lilly Keys is a Los Angeles based makeup artist. She was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa and moved to London in 1997 where she was constantly influenced by the multicultural fashion and music of the city. After moving to London, Lilly graduated from London College of Fashion and began pursuing makeup professionally in 2007, assisting in music and fashion. She honed her editorial talent and experience backstage working on high-profile runway shows including Gucci, Balenciaga, Antonia Berardi, Topshop, Jaeger, JW Anderson and Maison Martin Margiela.
Today, her regular celebrity clients include Dua Lipa, Alessandra Ambrosia, Annie Leibovitz, Charli XCX, Kali Uchis, Ella Mai, David Beckham, Shanina Sheik, Joanne Froggatt, and Celia Imrie. Her work has appeared in publications such as Hunger, Esquire, King Kong, Grazia, Hollywood Reporter, Teen Vogue, Italian Vogue and Galore. Lilly has worked on major advertising campaigns for Swarovski, Adidas, Converse and Olivia Von Halle.