ry-n is a freelance makeup artist whose work has taken him from hana to hollywood, but he is happy to call maui home. he has a wide range of experience from weddings, special events, photo shoots and various tv and film projects.
his career has granted him opportunities to work with celebrities such as amy hanaiali'i, david lachapelle, amber rose, pamela anderson, daphne guinness and debbie matenopoulos. ry-n also works commercially, providing hair and makeup for clients like "the grand wailea resort and spa", "tj maxx" and "nike". his work has also been featured on numerous bridal blogs, and magazines like "destination i do", "maui n ka oi", and "modern luxury hawai'i".
ry-n has been working in the beauty industry for over 10 years, and within that time, he has branched out into hair styling, special effects makeup, nails, set design, wardrobe styling and art direction for personal and editorial photo shoots. he has a passion for what he does and enjoys working with others who share that same love for their craft.
his most recent venture is his web series "ryDASHn" on youtube, which allows viewers to get a behind the scenes look into his work and meet the vendors, friends and clients he works with.