Karoliina Kangas was born in Rovaniemi, a small town in the Lapland near Artic Circle in Finland. Traveling extensively throughout Europe and North America, Karoliina developed a passion for fashion and the arts, which led her to pursue a career in make up and hair artistry. Studying at the reowned Los Angeles School of Make-Up Designory in California, Karoliina pursued her degree in Make-Up and Hair Design, coupled with Wardrope and Fashion Styling design program as well.

Upon graduation, Karoliina moved back to Europe where her creative talent, her passion, and professionalism, provided her with solid reputation and a devoted clientele, both in Finland and internationally. Karoliina has worked in fashion, print media, and live action. Past and current Fashion Magazine clients include: Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Image, Olivia, Saga,  Trendi, Vice, WAD and Welcome to Finland.Commercialwork includes: Nokia, Marimekko, Fazer, Santander bank, Vero Moda, Maximus Vodka and Max Factor.

Karoliina has been several years the Head Make-Up Artist for Max Factor Finland and served as Head Make-Up Artist on season 1,2 and 3 of Finnish Next Top Model reality TV show. Karoliina continually seeks out inspiration for her work through her travels and her passion for fashion.