Ryno Mulder

Makeup Artist

Unique, talented and inspiring, sought-after makeup artist Ryno Mulder begins his career as beauty and fashion writer at Rooi Rose magazine. Later working as a freelance fashion stylist his work appears on magazine covers, editorials, billboards and advertising campaigns in magazines like Cosmopolitan, FHM (France) Marie Claire, Men’s Health, Oprah, Sarie, Seventeen, Wanted and Psychologies amongst others. Ryno also counts Coca-Cola, Miglio and Honey Jewellery, Swiss department stores, Earthcote, Porsche Design, Italian knitwear labels and Vodacom as clients for whom he has styled billboards and catalogues.

His passion for makeup leads him to join Bobbi Brown Cosmetics as a team leader in their Cape Town stores whereafter he is appointed by Finesse magazine as Style & Beauty Director. Here he works with South Africa’s most influential photographers, models and designers and fine-tunes his instinct for finding the beauty in every face.

Never complacent, Ryno periodically up-skills by having artistry training with the world’s top makeup artist like Vogue contributor and author Rae Morris as well as Kim Kardashian’s personal makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic, by whom he has been officially certificated.


Ryno’s classic technique, longstanding relationships with the top cosmetic brands and his ability to sculpt a flawless face on anyone’s features is cementing his status as a master makeup artist. He is renowned for his perfectionism – creating iconic looks for celebrities and everyday women alike whilst enhancing their natural beauty in a soft, glamorous manner.

After more than a decade working exclusively in the magazine and entertainment arena on models and stars of the red carpet, Ryno is bringing his world-class skills to the everyday women of Africa so they too can have access to his makeup magic for special events, personal makeup lessons,  makeovers for a new look or workshops.  In addition, big-name brands regularly collaborate with Ryno to bring their brand message to consumers. With near a half million video views on his makeovers and 10 000’s of virally shared content on social media, Ryno engages with his loyal followers on Facebook, Youtube and Instagram.

Ryno is fast becoming one of the most influential and recognised makeup artists in South Africa. When he is not traveling he lives in his hometowns of Johannesburg and Cape Town with his partner and their poodle, Gigi.


what people say about Ryno

Dankie Ryno dat jy my boek Maklik Mooi saamgestel het, met jou legio kennis van die skoonheidsindustrie het jy my horisonne onherroeplik verskuif.

Hannon Bothma
Hannon BothmaGlam Guru TV presenter

Ryno, dankie vir my grimering vandag! Hoop om jou gou weer te sien. xx

Rolene Strauss
Rolene StraussMiss World, 2014

Ryno impressed me very much during the hour we spent together.

ImanWorld’s First Black Supermodel & Founder of IMAN Cosmetics