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.


Please Magazine #11 S/S 12 Cover
Please Magazine (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2012
photographer: Nagi Sakai
10 Magazine S/S 12 Cover
10 Magazine (Magazine Cover)
season: Spring/Summer 2012
photographer: Cedric Buchet
Anouck by Steven Pan
Interview Russia (Editorial)
published: March 2012
Kelly & Patricia by Steven Pan
Interview Russia (Editorial)
published: February 2012
Kiki de Montparnasse & Julia Restoin-Roi...
Various Campaigns (Advertising)
published: December 2011
Darkly Decadent
Bon Magazine (Editorial)
published: October 2011
photographer: Steven Pan
Don't go Changin
V Magazine (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2011
photographer: Elle Muliarchyk
Saturday Sun
Muse Magazine (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2011
photographer: Tom Munro
Bon Fall 2011 Cover
Bon Magazine (Magazine Cover)
published: September 2011
photographer: Steven Pan
Midnight Express
Elle U.S. (Editorial)
published: July 2011
photographer: Liz Collins