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.


First Look At Spring
S Magazine for Shinsegae (Korea) (Editorial)
published: March 2013
photographer: Victor Demarchelier
Beauty by Nico
Harper's Bazaar Spain (Editorial)
published: March 2013
photographer: Nico
Allure Russia February 2013 Cover
Allure Russia (Magazine Cover)
published: February 2013
photographer: Raymond Meier
Dress Code Cocktail
Marie Claire Italy (Editorial)
published: December 2012
photographer: Nagi Sakai
Her name was Crystal...
10 Magazine (Editorial)
published: November 2012
Bare cheeked Brazil
10 Magazine (Editorial)
published: November 2012
10 Winter 2012 Two Covers
10 Magazine (Magazine Cover)
published: November 2012
photographer: Gregory Harris
Fall 2012 Style
V Man (Editorial)
published: September 2012
photographer: Kai Z Feng
Sole Groove
American Vogue (Editorial)
published: September 2012
photographer: Laurie Bartley
Bergdorf Goodman September 2012 Lookbook...
Bergdorf Goodman (Editorial)
published: September 2012
photographer: Cedric Buchet