Kaoru Okubo

Makeup Artist




Kaoru Okubo is originally from Osaka, Japan. She moved to New York to apprentice with the legendary makeup artist, Aaron DeMay. Through her work with him, she met many top-tier photographers and stylists who continue working with her to this day. Kaoru is now based in New York full-time. Inspired by a woman's natural beauty, she strives to achieve the perfect skin texture in her work.


Midnight Express
Elle (Editorial)
published: July 2011
photographer: Liz Collins
That Sweet Seduction
InStyle (Editorial)
published: June 2011
photographer: Kai Z Feng
Adriana Lima and the Boys of Brazil
V Man (Editorial)
published: May 2011
photographer: Pierre Debusschere
Facebook Supergirls
Teen Vogue (Editorial)
published: April 2011
photographer: Sebastian Kim
24 Horas
Harper's Bazaar Spain (Editorial)
published: April 2011
photographer: Nagi Sakai
A Life In Style
H&M (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2011
photographer: Cedric Buchet
Elie Tahari S/S 11 Lookbook
Elie Tahari (Other)
season: Spring/Summer 2011
photographer: Nagi Sakai
New Order and Step on it
V Magazine (Editorial)
published: March 2011
photographer: Kai Z Feng
Harper's Bazaar Spain February 2011 Cove...
Harper's Bazaar Spain (Magazine Cover)
published: February 2011
Working Girls
V Magazine (Editorial)
published: November 2010
photographer: Cedric Buchet

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