Kay Montano

Makeup Artist

Kay Montano, based in London, is a makeup artist, beauty consultant, writer, and spokesperson. Her journey, from a fashion insider to becoming a Chanel Beauty Ambassador, has entailed collaborations with industry icons and renowned brands, resulting in unmatched expertise in image creation.

Gucci FW24, Kirsten Dunst / Kay Montano
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Gugu Mbatha-Raw
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Bottega Veneta FW24, Julianne Moore / Kay Montano
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Louis Vuitton, Jennifer Connelly
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Schooled in London subculture and honed by New York's elite fashion scene, Kay Montano's makeup artistry career has seamlessly transitioned from fashion to Hollywood's red carpet. Her journey, marked by collaborations with iconic photographers and prestigious brands like Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton, and Calvin Klein, has resulted in unparalleled experience. Kay now predominantly caters to A-list talent in high-profile campaigns and red-carpet events, boasting clients such as Julianne Moore, Jennifer Connelly, Rachel Weisz, Kirsten Dunst, and Charlize Theron, all while excelling in the realms of writing, public speaking, and consulting.

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Harrods, Julianne Moore
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Vogue Italia 1996, Bruce Webber / Kay Montano
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Tank, Francesca Hayward
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Bottega Veneta, Julianne Moore / Kay Montano
"Kate, Who?!" 2010, Mario Testino / Kay Montano
Jennifer Connelly / Kay Montano
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Harper's Bazaar 1994, Glen Luchford
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Vogue China 2005, Laurie Bartley
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