Melissa Van Zyl

Melissa is a professional Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist, with more than 15 years of industry experience.
“Makeup is a real art form, transforming a living canvas into a masterpiece.” – Melissa van Zyl
Melissa started her career as skincare therapist and successful plus-size model. Her profession as make-up artist and hair stylist has led her to work with a variety of local and international celebrities; from models such as Mona Johannesson and Will Chalker to musicians like Queen’s Brian May and Peter Gabriel from Genesis.

She studied beauty therapy at Isa Carstens Academy in Stellenbosch and qualified top of her class. She repeated this achievement at Profession Makeup (PMU) when she graduated as top student. Melissa was professionally represented by Infidels and Supernova Creative Artist Management for over 10 years before deciding to fly solo.

Melissa’s work has been published in Elle, (South Africa), Vogue (UK), Harpers Bazaar (Australia), Dansk (Danish) and Glamour (UK & SA).

International Celebrities
  • Trevor Noah
  • Charlbi Kriek
  • Tamera Mowry
  • Tanit Phoenix
  • Mona Johanneson
  • Brian May
  • Peter Gabriel
  • Will Chalker
  • Karen Zoid
  • Neil Sanderlands
  • Sam Way
Local Celebrities

Jo-Ann Strauss,  Cindy Nel,  Monique Steyn,  Christia Visser,  Diaan Lawrenson,  Deon Lotz,  Albert Maritz,  Leon Kruger,  Clara van den Bergh,  Dorette Potgieter,  Bronté Snell,  Lika Berning,  Elsabé Daniel,  Moyo Finch,  Frank Rautenbach,  Nik Raubinowitz,  Rob van Vuuren, Nicola Hanekom,  Elvis Blue,  Arno Jordaan,  Toya Delazy,  Huge Masekela,  Laurika Rauch,  Bobby Van Jaarsveld,  Riana Nel,  Elana Afrika-Breedenkamp,  Sandra Prinsloo,  Brümilda van Rensburg,  Nicholis Louw,  Kurt Darren,  Corlea Botha,  Nádine Hoffeldt,  Andriëtte Norman

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