After completing beauty school, Clayton Hawkins began an apprenticeship with the highly regarded Mark Townsend. With Mark, Clayton assisted at over 300 sessions for major fashion magazines. He has also contributed to film projects like Oleander and Ingrid Goes West and has worked red carpet events. Along the way, he has established a remarkable list of celebrity clientele, including Olivia Rodrigo, Elizabeth Olsen, Dakota Johnson, Emma Roberts, and Elizabeth Banks. His signature look is beachy waves that often includes braids.