Maki Ryoke

Makeup Artist


Moving Image

Gucci Pineapple


Louis Vuitton



Maki Ryoke is one of the most sought-after talents in makeup artistry, infusing an Eastern culture beauty philosophy with a clean, modern edge. Born in Japan and currently living in New York, Ryoke has made an influential and long-lived impression on high-fashion luxury brand campaigns from Alexander McQueen, David Yurman, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Prada, Louis Vuitton, and Tory Burch.

Painter turned makeup artist, Ryoke knows well how to push the creative boundaries which naturally fits considering her close and collaborative friendship with Nicola Formichetti, who she accredits for convincing her to make the career switch.

Her beauty and fashion stories have been immortalized on the pages of Vogue, Vogue Italia, Vanity Fair, V Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Document Journal, Self Service, among others and often featuring stardom the likes of Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Dakota Johnson, Lana Del Rey, Lily Collins, Lizzo, and Selena Gomez.

Maki Ryoke is based in New York.

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