Hugo Gamboa who is originally from Costa Rica started his career in Industrial Design, where he quickly developed a love experimenting with structures, materials, and lines. His love and passion for these things led him to a career as a makeup artist and hairstylist.
Hugo’s work is heavily inspired by different cultures and influences that he has gained through living in different countries, like Japan, USA, Mexico, Canada and London, where he is now based.
His editorial work has been seen in many publications, including Vogue MX, Traffic, Noctis, Odalïsque Magazine, GQ UK, The Protagonist, Elle and Nylon. As a makeup artist he has worked at fashion weeks in London, Paris, Milan and New York, as well been the make up director at San José Fashion Week in Costa Rica.
A few of Hugo's client's include: