“A lot of my work seeks to reveal that historically, nails are a strong symbol of resistance, empowerment and identity.”
Dec 08, 2022
"I don’t do make-up with the intention of ‘beautifying’ or ‘perfecting’.”
"I create looks that are not merely accessory, but rather an extension of a larger artistic vision."
The nail artist drawing inspiration from his past life as a fisherman on the island of Kii Oshima.
“Accomplishment is introspective and relates to the position you’re presently at, so what that looks like to me will change as it has so many times since I started hairstyling.”
The fashion industry go-to barber combining a deep understanding of traditional techniques with his own innovative style.
“In the age of the internet, we can take inspiration from the pop culture of the past and fuse it with modernity to extend our creative concepts.”
Converse Dazed 100
The Dior and Hadid-approved makeup artist shares his creative inspirations, from Blade Runner and architecture to old Hollywood glamour
Jun 25, 2021
I’d create an educational series on working with Black hair and advocate for hair schools to use it in their programme
Jun 01, 2021
I want to shoot couples in love. People in China may not understand LGBTQ, but they will understand love, it is powerful
I’d create an art film fusing ancestry and futurism, exploring the history of Black hair from a Brazilian perspective
May 31, 2021
I’d create sustainable false eyelashes that are 100% biodegradable, from the lash hair to the adhesive and the packaging
I’d create an artificial ‘nature’ environment that future humans might live in and do an editorial shoot in the space
I’d make a film about a Hollywood make-up artist and his muse, with proceeds donated to an organisation for trans youth
I want to create a work space for young Berlin-based artists, and to make ceramics inspired by my Chinese heritage
Apr 28, 2020