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Meet the Experts.

In order to source, curate and explain what’s what in the beauty industry, we’ve built a team of experts to help us decide which products make the Coucou Cut. With the help of their skincare knowledge and long-term experience in the beauty industry, we are able to curate a collection of the best of the best of global beauty. Learn more about some of our experts below!

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MASTER MAKE-UP ARTIST & BEAUTY EXPERT

Amanda Rijff

Amanda wrote a book about beauty, is a Master Make-up artist, columnist, public speaker, influencer, content creator and highly appreciated judge of the Dutch Beauty Awards. Do we need to say more?

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BEAUTY BLOGGER & PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHER

An Dang

Started beauty blogging in 2016 and hasn't stopped since. With a special love for products that are not available in The Netherlands yet, she always has her eyes open for "what's next"!

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NAIL-TECHNICIAN & FOUNDER OF LAKWERK

Jessica Scholten

A rolemodel in nail-art world. Her impeccable work has been recognized by world-renowned brands, magazines and all possible Fashion Weeks out there. As she's hardworking, extremely successful and humble - it's an honor to wear one of her designs!

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JOURNALIST & BEAUTY EDITOR

Jessica Godfrey

As beauty editor of ELLE and other high-end magazines, Jessica tried and tested hundreds, probably thousands, of beauty products. If she approves it - you can bet on it- it works.

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K-BEAUTY EXPERT & FOUNDER OF SOKOBEAUTY

Elisa Lee

A renowned K-Beauty expert who we're proud to introduce as our 'Asia Ambassador'. Elisa knows everything you need to know about this so-called 'high maintenance' Asian beauty lifestyle.

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BEAUTY JOURNALIST

Sylvia Platjouw

A renowned beauty journalist with a big beauty heart! Working freelance for a.o. ELLE and Women's Health, her knowledge about ingredients is impeccable. She dives deep into every product, always asking herself: will this one be the next breakthrough?

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THE SCANDIC'S BEAUTY PR GURU

Ida Sofia Klingspor

Ida Sofia, aka Swedish Boss Babe, is the founder of VASS PRODUCTIONS: the leading PR agency for beauty in the Scandics! Her eye for quality and branding paired with her passion for beauty & fashion makes her an amazing addition to the panel.

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MAKE-UP ARTIST

Mitzy Malu

With a resume like hers you can call Mitzy one of Holland's most celebrated make-up artists. Nice to know: If you think her outer beauty is on point - you should meet her inner beauty.

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MEDICAL DOCTOR & HOLISTIC HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONER

Drs. Louise Lagendijk

Medical doctor with an extensive research background in Women’s Health at the AMC and The Harvard Wyss Institute. Also, Louise is the founder of The Core Womencare., an initiative that aims at educating and inspiring women on health and wellbeing.

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ELECTRIC FACIALIST

Julia Hart

English "self-confessed beauty junkie" Julia has worked within the skin industry for 23 years. With her passion for using electrical currents and light therapy she helps clients with life changing skin issues.

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HAIR COLORIST & STYLIST

Charlotte Charpentier

Charlotte is a hairdresser with 10+ years experience. She won several awards and is known for her incredible color skills. After working for a big international brand, she recently decided to create her own brand væn.ə.t̬i.

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MAKE-UP ARTIST

Ilja Guepin

No new kid on the block. Ilja is a renowned make-up artist and stylist with many years experience working for high-end make-up and fashion brands, magazines and with a specialization in flawless face make-up. Yes, please!

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SKINCARE EXPERT & HEALTH NUTRITIONIST

Sharon Looyen - Asscher

As an orthomolecular nutritionist with extensive experience in all-natural skincare, Sharon is skinthusiastic to the bone.

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CONNECTIVE TISSUE SPECIALIST & ACUPUNCTURIST

Charley Huf

Charley has seen it all when it comes to beauty but her 8-year Classical Acupuncture course followed by a specialization in connective tissue massage made her decide to follow her dream and to open "De Bindweefselbar" in Amsterdam.

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PAST PRESIDENT EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF COSMETIC & AESTHETIC DERMATOLOGY

Dr. Ines Verner

Dr. Ines Verner is the queen of Dermatology! She’s an internationally renowned Dermatologist with over 15 years of experience.

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GYNAECOLOGIST

Annelien Oosterbaan

Annelien is a gynaecologist with a special interest in women’s health. Her mission is to educate women on their body, the way it functions and how to treat it with care. The female body is unique, and should be treated with care.

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ESTHETICIAN

Madelon Schuytvlot

While working in the beauty industry since age 17, Madelon gained a lot of knowledge and decided to start her own salon 4 years ago. With a specialty and focus in anti-aging, you can trust your skin in her hands.

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