Mark Townsend, Contributing Writer for Byrdie

Lives In

Los Angeles, California

Expertise

  • Hairstyling

Experience

Mark Townsend has been a fixture in the industry for decades. In fact, he started styling Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen's hair when they were just 15 years-old. Now, his looks are a fixture on every red carpet as his loyal clients include Elizabeth Banks, Sienna Miller, Dakota Johnson, and Gal Gadot. He partnered with Dove as one of their celebrity hairstylists, attending events and panels around the country on the brand's behalf. 

Mark is known for his undone, lived-in waves and effortless texture. 

About Byrdie and Dotdash

Byrdie is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

Mark Townsend, Contributing Writer for Byrdie's Stories