Hope Zarro has been a licensed hair stylist, wig stylist and makeup artist for over 20 years. Her career started when she was cutting hair for extra income during high school and then went on to get her cosmetology license. As a young girl in grade school she was inspired by Bridget Bardot, Victoria’s Secret and the film “Barbarella” . Hope dreamed of one day creating hairstyles for the stars.
Hope was selected the one out of seven thousand applicants to get the specialaccepted into the Drama Department at The Juilliard School at Lincoln Center in New York City. Being selected to take on this internship; where she learned the skill of making wigs from scratch, ventilating, measuring and creating wig pieces for Broadway like CATS and Chicago, as well as films, and fashion editorial layouts.
In 2000 Hope moved moved to Los Angeles where she opened her beauty studio in Marina Del Rey. During this time Hope landed her first on camera hair and makeup job For the hit series "BECOMING" on MTV, while running the salon she began to work on the USA NETWORK as a regular on camera hair and makeup artist on the show Character Fantasy Makeover. From there she landed more jobs television networks such as Bravo, ABC, The Style Network, HBO, VH1, USA Network. Her range of celebrity clientele includes, Karina Smirnoff, Jeannie Mai, Daya, Eric Roberts, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Drea de Mateo, Steve Buscemi, Anthony Mackie, Glenn Howerton, Dwayne Johnson, John Savage, James Duval, and Vicky Gundelson. She has created looks and creative concepts for countless magazine covers, while also working the red carpet events such as the The Oscars, The Emmy Awards and Grammy’s. Hope is a rare find, as she is also a artist that designs the entire look for her clients, where the hair style and makeup is one for her, as she rocks them both and told by many of her clients that they hire her because she is equally talented at hairstyling and makeup.