Award-Winning Makeup Artist of The Year in Asia

KenzOoi, has successfully carved himself a Professional Make-up Artist in the industry today from his vast expertise and experience.

his story


Kenz Ooi (Kenzooi) is an award-winning makeup artist in Asia, master makeup trainer, airbrush makeup artist, hairstylist for brides, photographer, consultant, face & body painter, highly sought-after spokesperson, and entrepreneur. He is an active and vibrant individual with a charming and enigmatic personality that helps him captivate and inspire everyone around him. Kenzooi is the founder of Kai Image Academy Sdn Bhd a school of professional makeup and hair, Cinema Makeup Marketing Sdn Bhd, and One Digital Squad – a website design and e-commerce agency. 

Kenzooi is a decorated professional with over 33 years of experience and expertise in the industry in various organizations. He has worked with fashion magazines and television channels. He offers a wide variety of services, including beauty makeup for weddings, airbrush makeup, fashion runway makeup, creative makeup, face and body painting, theatre stage makeup, TV film character makeup, hair styling, FX injuries, and simulations makeup, etc. Kenzooi has received numerous recognitions and accolades for his distinguished services in the makeup industry. He has provided services to several local and international beauty pageants throughout his professional career as a makeup artist and as a judge. He is an inspiration for many makeup and beauty enthusiasts. With the drive to provide proper guidance to these makeup lovers and share his knowledge and experience, Kenzooi created Kai Image Academy School of professional Makeup in 2001. Since then, he has helped thousands of makeup artists & women from all over the world enhance their skills and realize their dreams. He has also delivered several keynote addresses at prestigious forums like the Asia Broadcasting conference on “HDTV Digital Makeup.” 

Makeup, Skincare, and beauty have always been worlds of intrigue for Kenzooi. He has been closely observing and learning about these phenomena since childhood. He grew up learning to appreciate the blend of beauty from different ethnicities. As a professional, he is dedicated to helping men, women, and children of all ages and races with their self-doubts and insecurities. Beauty is a way of life for Kenzooi. He believes that you can achieve your best potential when you look and feel beautiful. He aspires to use his talents and expertise to help his clients build confidence, self-esteem, and self-assurance and encourage them to believe in themselves and their potential to lead a successful and inspirational life. 

“Be bold and beautiful, live to inspire, and have faith in your ability, your dreams will come true.” Says Kenzooi. 


Winner of Best Fashion Makeup Artist Awards In Asia 2011 – Event In China
Trainer for hundred of seminars and workshops
Trainers for cosmetics brands
Official Makeup Artist  for Golden Melody Awards In Genting Highland
Official Makeup Artist for Miss Oriental Pearl Chinese International World Final
Official Makeup Artist for Kuala Lumpur Asia Fashion Week
Official Makeup Artist  for Malaysian International Fashion Awards
Official Makeup Artist for Miss Malaysia Pageant
Official Makeup Artist for Schwarzkopf Professional Hairdressing Awards
Official Makeup Artist  for Miss Chinatown World Final
Official Makeup Artist for Miss Chinese Cosmos Pageant South East Asia
Official Makeup Artist  for Miss Tourism International World Final
Official Makeup Artist  for ZALORA  RAYA Fashion Show
Official Makeup Artist  for Miss Cosmopolitan World
Official Makeup Artist  for Miss University Malaysia World
Official Makeup Artist for Runway Model Search Asia
Official Makeup Artist  for Miss Malaysia Petite
Official Makeup Artist  for World Championship Of Performing Art
Official Makeup Artist  for Mehron Face & Body Paint Makeup Show @ Myanmar
Invited as Judges for Miss Cosmopolitan World Final 2015/ 2016/2017/2018/2019
Invited as Judges for Miss China in Hangzhou
Official Makeup Artist for MRS Universe Malaysia 2022
Many more….