“I’m in this industry for one reason, and one reason only. It is the passion that runs in my blood, the fulfillment i get when I see the satisfaction on my clients face, especially when they express how beautiful and special they feel. The rest of course are the perks. I can’t imagine doing anything else for the rest of my life”.
Her career in beauty industry and hair designs started when she first worked as an assistant at the age of 16, under her mentor and now also a great friend Monet Lu. At the time, the word assisting meant doing a lot of hair sweeping, cleaning, but also a lot of observing, and learning how the industry works as a hair stylist. She was determined to learn and despite sometimes the hardships, her passion for doing hair and makeup grew more and more everyday. Age of 17 is when she was entrusted to start her hands on training on doing hair and makeup, back in 2008. After completing school and receiving her licenses, she was confident enough to branch out on her own providing services as a hair and makeup artist for weddings and even found herself to be a celebrity makeup artist. where she could apply herself professionally. Since then Kim got to experiment, improve, and develop her own techniques. She Her intuitive fresh intake on beauty is what made her not only grow her client list, but also made her popular to photographers, celebrities, models, and many more for whenever they need the best makeup for whatever event they had for a given day.
Kim Flores is living her dream as a professional hair and makeup artist. Her work and talent is becoming more and more recognized in the beauty industry. She is strongly committed to making each and every client she works with feel beautiful. Kim has a natural talent for enhancing ones beauty by merging each client’s vision and adding her own interpretation. And these are just some of the reasons her loyal client list is growing by the day.
Kim moved to Los Angeles, from the Philippines when she was young. Not only was she having a hard time adjusting to her new environment, she was also battling in figuring out her sexuality and trying to fit in. Though the struggles in finding herself, the discovery for her love in the beauty industry helped to cope and emerge as a stronger and more compassionate person, Also thanks to the support and love of her family and friends.
Some of the beautiful faces Kim Flores had the honor of working with are: