Karo Kangas is Finnish make-up artist based in Los Angeles.
Karo’s professionalism and passion for her work has provided her with a solid reputation and a devoted clientele both in Scandinavia, across Europe, and North America. She has worked for notable publications like; VOGUE Italia, VOGUE Russia, VOGUE Ukraine, Interview, The VIOLET book, Dazed, Exit Magazine, ELLE France, SSAW, Evening Standard, Sunday Times Style, Oyster, Glamour, Hunger, Metal, Marie Claire Italy, Document Journal, L’Official, Flaunt, Nylon, C Magazine, Madame Figaro, Schon, Elle, Vice, WAD, Esquire, Playboy, Dossier, Models.com among many others.
Her client base is equally varied, working for brands such as Tiffany & Co, H&M, Mercedes, Adidas, Nike, Botox, Vans, Urban Outfitters, McDonald´s, JustFab, Torrid, Bebe, Max Factor, MyTheresa.com, & Other Stories, Everlane, Marimekko, Nokia, Oprah, Revolve, Samuji, Beauty Blender, ColourPop, Olay, and JC Penny. In Los Angeles, Karo has developed a prolific celebrity clientele and has worked with Carolyn Murphy, Malin Akerman, Issa Rae, Amy Smart, Sofia Boutella, Kiersey Clemons, Amandla Stenberg, Mackenzie Davis, Caitlyn Jenner, Miranda Lambert, Lenny Kravitz, Blake Shelton, Daryl Hannah, M.I.A, Rachelle Lefevre, Maggie Grace, Alia Shawkat, Paris Jackson, Rosie Perez, Janice Dickinson, Lou Doillon, Kelela, Abra among many others.
She has worked photographers as Cass Bird, Peter Ash Lee, Daria Kobayashi Ritch, Zoey Grossman, Keli Anne, Amanda Charchian, Camilla Armbrust, Cameron McCool, Alexander Saladrigas, David Roemer, Daniel Regan, Milan Zrnic, Riccardo Vimercati, Emon Toufanian, Nick Hudson, Williams+Hirakawa, Olivia Malone, Emman Montalvan, Blossom Berkofski, Jane Macleish-Kelsey, Fumi Nagasaka, Coliena Rentmeester, Will Davidson, Matthew Kristall, David Sliper, Yu Tsai, Magdalena Wosinska, Danielle Levitt, Kourtney Roy, Dylan Don, Iain McKell,
Based in Los Angeles and New York, Karo continually seeks out opportunity to grow, to learn, and to be inspired for her work. Her travels, her passion for fashion and beauty, and her love of her profession continually provide inspiration.