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; Interview, The VIOLET book, Elle France, SSAW, Evening Standard, Sunday Times Style, Oyster, Glamour, Hunger, Metal, 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 H&M, Mercedes, Adidas, Vans, Urban Outfitters, McDonald´s, JustFab, Torrid, Bebe, Max factor, Viagra, MyTheresa.com, & Other Stories, Everlane, Marimekko, Nokia, Oprah, Revolve, Samuji, Beauty Blender, Olay, and JC Penny. In Los Angeles, Karo has developed a prolific celebrity clientele and has worked with Malin Akerman, Amy Smart, 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 among many others.
She has worked photographers as Cass Bird, Peter Ash Lee, Cameron McCool, David Sliper, David Roemer, Daniel Regan, Chris Craymer, Hunter and Gatti, Nick Hudson, Williams+Hirakawa, Olivia Malone, Emman Montalvan, Fumie Hoppe, Chad Pitman, Blossom Berkofski, Jane Macleish-Kelsey, Fumi Nagasaka, Dani Brubaker, Coliena Rentmeester, Will Davidson, Matthew Kristall, Camilla Armbrust, Randee St Nicholas, Zoey Grossman, Yu Tsai, Magdalena Wosinska, Danielle Levitt, Kourtney Roy, Dylan Don, Iain McKell,
Based in Los Angeles, 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.