About

Carly Lim is a makeup artist working primarily in fashion and advertising. She does take appointments for special events from time to time, please do enquire in advance - very happy to answer any questions. She is currently based in London, UK.

To receive a quote please send Carly an email carly@carlylim.com or phone 0754 888 2016. 
 


Bio

Like most people, Carly went to university straight after school. During high school she thought maybe dentistry was a useful, practical career choice but didn't find much passion for teeth in the end. She ended up in a Chemistry program, but it didn't feel quite right either, even though molecules were pretty interesting. After graduation, she spent some time working in an agricultural lab but a few months later enrolled to study makeup in New York. A little bit scary but a whole lot of fun, it was the best decision she had ever made. Right now she is a makeup artist, based in London.  Her friends joke that she's a 'failed Asian'. Carly thinks that there isn't a better type of Asian to be, really. 

Carly is obsessed with compelling fashion imagery, however is also interested in branching into the art world where possible. She also finds great joy in doing make up for special events, music videos, film and commercials.   


Published

Kinfolk Issue 23 Weekend Special : Pernilla Ohrstedt
Glamour Iceland issue 20 Minna er Meira
Acclaim Mag issue 35 That Good Night (print)
Schon Magazine wood wreck
Kinfolk Issue 21  The Home Issue: Hikari Yokoyama
Digital Livre Hymne a la Beaute
Sicky Mag FILT
Jon Magazine Office Space (print)
Bullett Dazed Inn
NYLON late night diner
Schon Magazine break the glass
GLAMCULT  Air to my Earth
Nasty Mag UNSEEN
Culture Spring 2014 Cochabamba Mama (print)
Nasty Mag annabelle
Zeum Annual Issue #8
ABSORB need more than love, EUPHORIA 
ONE magazine #7.5
Cake Mag Amy Sweet
Factice Popby
Pitch Zine #25 Pageant, #002 Beauty 'Into the Blu', Life AquaticMadi - Que 
Oyster.com POP, Splash!
Girlees M
Fashionising.com Land Down Under
MINC magazine "Electric Ladyland" #5
 

Clients

Amazon
Holly Ryan
AfterHomework Paris
Emma Brewin
Eyland Jewellery
Raine Yoong
Kahle Studios NY
Reliquia Jewellery
Universal Store
Dissh
Beginning Boutique
City Beach Australia
Primness
Susan Driver Jewelry
Postcard Swimwear
T.L.C Label
Ashiya House of Cards
Louise Jean Jewelry
Hayley Elsaesser
Soot the Label
TouchStudios Singapore
Salita Matthews
Kale Studios
Stokes Thompson
NOWN swimwear
Verge Girl
StyleKeepers Boutique
LookBook Store