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.


Magdalena for Harper's Bazaar Spain
Harper's Bazaar Spain (Editorial)
published: October 2013
photographer: Nagi Sakai
Cat Power
The Block Magazine (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2013
photographer: Steven Pan
The Dangerous Blond
Vogue Turkey (Editorial)
published: September 2013
Vogue Turkey September 2013 Cover
Vogue Turkey (Magazine Cover)
published: September 2013
Bare Jordan
GQ Magazine U.S. (Editorial)
published: September 2013
photographer: Dusan Reljin
The X Factor
American Vogue (Editorial)
published: July 2013
Russh (Editorial)
published: June 2013
photographer: Benny Horne
Russh June/July 2013 Cover
Russh (Magazine Cover)
published: June 2013
photographer: Benny Horne
Lady Amanda Harlech
10 Magazine (Editorial)
published: May 2013
Aline Weber by Christian
Numero China (Editorial)
published: May 2013
photographer: Christian Anwander