About

Kalam-profile-pictureKa Lam has been providing makeup and hair styling services in Hong Kong through the last decade. Her work appeared in various magazines including Elle, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, clients include Valentino, Harvey Nichols, Lanvin, Paule Ka, Adidas, Fendi, Gucci, Chanel, Burberry and numerous international celebrities. Recommended by the foremost wedding planners and photographers, she helped more than 500 brides to look their best on wedding days.  

Ka Lam’s passion for styling and makeup started at a young age. She would be doing makeup for her friends, while parents played mahjong. Ka Lam met Pat McGrath shortly after graduating from the University of Hong Kong at the New York Fashion Week in 2003, who determined her to become a professional makeup artist. In 2004, Ka Lam started Kalamakeup with a team of highly talented makeup artists and hair stylists in Hong Kong. Over the years, her experience and passion has grown stronger through working with people of different backgrounds and age groups. Ka Lam has been interviewed and featured by leading industry media including SCMP, HK Magazine, Sassy Hong Kong, Bridelicious, HK Wedding Guide, The List and Localiiz.

 

Our studio is conveniently located in Central, Hong Kong

 

Meet Our Team

Ka Lam

Hair Stylist / Makeup Artist

Kalam founded Kalamakeup in 2010. She studied at LCF in London, MUD in NYC and achieved distinction in both ITEC and City & Guild exams. With good communication skills, she gained trust from clients like Kate Spade, Cartier, Lanvin, Harvey Nicholas, HSBC, CNBC, PWC, etc. She worked with international celebrities such as Ricky Martin, Solange Knowles, Lily Allen, Backstreet Boys, John Mayer, Joe Manganiello and helped more than 700 happy brides on their big days!

Esther

Hair Stylist / Makeup Artist

Esther studied illustration in Hong Kong before discovering her passion in makeup in 2005. Her specialty includes TVC and print ads, beauty and bridal makeup. Her bubbly personality has created a lot of fun environment among her and her clients. She is also excellent in creating elegant hair styling skills. She speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin. See Esther's portfolio.

Yvonne

Hair Stylist / Makeup Artist

Yvonne has more 7 years of experience in fashion and bridal makeup. Her attention to details and great communication skills have brought a lot of confidence to clients and movie actors. She speaks Cantonese, English and Mandarin.See Yvonne's portfolio.

Janice

Hair Stylist / Makeup Artist

Janice has been in the makeup industry for more than 1 decade. She has done makeup for artists like Sam Hui and participated in numerous fashion shows. Her style is natural and elegant and she has helped more than 300 brides throughout these years. She speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English. See Janice's portfolio.

Irene

Hair Stylist / Makeup Artist

Irene has more than 10 years years of experience in makeup and hair styling, she has worked with a number of local celebrities, fashion shows and editorials. She is famous for her efficiency and yet creating the looks that clients dream of. She speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English. See Irene's portfolio.

Percy

Hair Stylist / Makeup Artist

Percy has studied makeup course at the University of Arts in London. With more than a decade of experience in makeup and hair styling, she is superb in creating beauty makeup and body painting. Her artistic and creativity have gained her clients who want glamorous and special detail in their makeup and hair styling. She speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English. See Percy's portfol

Carol

Hair Stylist / Makeup Artist

Carol is passionate, friendly and easy going who always makes sure her clients are satisfied with her service. She has participated in a lot of fashion shows such as SCAD, Kate Spade, Cartier, La Perla, etc. She has also done makeup for movies, parties, weddings and fashion shootings. She speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English. See Carol's portfolio.

Oscar

Hair Stylist

Over 13 years of experience as a professional hair stylist in Hong Kong most top hair salons, he has created the most stylish and yet timeless hairstyles for numerous fashion brands, editorials, commercials and party-goers. He speaks Cantonese and Mandarin. See Oscar's portfolio.

Testimonials

  • Ka Lam was the stylist for Channel (V) International from 2009 till 2011. During her tenure Ka Lam proved to be a very easygoing person to work with and her make-up and hair styling was impeccable.

    Mansula Naidu, FIC, Executive Producer at NGC, Star World and Channel V
  • A very personable, reliable and talented makeup artist. I appreciate it that Ka Lam brings her own creative energy and input into every photo shoot!

    Joyee Chan, Scmp Reporter
  • Ka Lam is easily one of the most talented makeup artists in Hong Kong - and she is also an expert at soothing bridal nerves before the event. Her makeup was stunning and held up all day - despite the humidity. And most of all, she made me look gorgeous despite the fact that I came down with a bad cold a couple of days before the wedding. You would never know it from the photos! Ka Lam is reliable and professional and fun, and any bride would be lucky to work with her

    Laura McHale, Bridal client of Ka Lam who got married in April 2014
  • I have worked with Ka Lam many times in Hong Kong. She has done my make up for shows as well as photo shoots. She is always a delight to work with. She even helped do my make up for a couple of parties/events. Her positive attitude and hard work ethic is a joy to be around. Ka Lam is a talented make up artist and an overall pleasure to be around. Thanks Ka Lam for always doing a great job!!

    Kristin Ratcliffe, New York Models
  • Ka Lam is one of the most professional make up artists I have worked with in Hong Kong. She is very humble, sweet, talented and patient....I enjoy working with her and always recommend her to my friends.

    Ankie Black, Actress and Model
  • I first met Ka Lam on a shoot for Channel [V] International. Since then, she has worked with me as a stylist and make-up artist for shoots for STAR World, STAR Movies and Asia's lifestyle channel, Life Inspired. Having not only witnessed her work on set but also on my own person, I can confidently say that Ka Lam is one of the most professional people I have work with and her work speaks for itself. She is calm and collected on what are usually very busy shoot days and she is able to transform a face and create a look in any situation.

    Joanne De Rosario, Director of Programming & Production, Singapore
  • I loved working with Ka Lam since 2010 - her professionalism and experience are essential for the chaos of a wedding or any on-location photo shoot. I count on her to deliver for my clients and she always does.

    Kenneth Lim, Photographer
  • I have been working with Ka Lam for 5 years. Ka Lam and her team is always my first choice for makeup and hair. She is always professional, creative and reliable! And it's always a joy to work with her. There is no doubt that I would recommend Ka Lam to anyone looking for professional makeup.

    Katy Mo, Senior Producer, WRG Creative Communication (Asia) Limited
  • What makes Ka Lam different from other makeup artists, for me, is the premium products she uses, and her techniques which keeps her style cutting-edge.

    Alyson Hau, Radio Presenter, MC and VoiceOver Personality
  • It’s always a great joy to work with Ka Lam and her team. They are fun, creative, excellent at work they do, and very professional.  I can always count on them to do an amazing job!

    Joyce Yung, Photographer & Creative Director for Random Art Workshop
  • During my tenure as VJ & host on Channel [V] & Star Movies, Ka Lam provided my makeup & styling. A true professional, she never faulted in making sure I was camera-ready whether on location or in studio. Karen takes great pride in her work which translates into the final product which, in my experience, has been fantastic. 

     

    Dominic Lau, E News Asia Host
  • Ka Lam one of the most professional makeup artist we have used. She is always on time no matter what the call time is. She is able to perfect a wide range of styles and builds a great relationship with our artists.

    Leslie Ho, Sony Music

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