Ben Nye is a professional makeup line that delivers unparalleled results when the moment matters.

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Our Founder
Ben Nye Sr.

Ben Nye, Sr., renowned Hollywood Makeup Artist, founded his company in 1967 to serve professional artists and actors with high quality makeup products.

As 20th Century Fox Makeup Director, Ben Nye, Sr. was responsible for over 500 feature films and TV Shows spanning four decades. He worked with legendary actors, including Marilyn Monroe, Paul Newman, and Julie Andrews in epic films, such as Gone With The Wind, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Fly, and the Sound of Music. He taught countless makeup artists who would influence artistry with Ben Nye’s iconic style of beauty and realism.


Today, Dana Nye, Ben Nye’s youngest son, maintains his father’s commitment to serving professionals throughout the world.

For the Ben Nye Company, it’s a business based upon relationships. He and his creative staff listen carefully to working artists who provide inspiration on how to serve the industry better. It’s our pleasure to meet professionals around the globe, in cities such as Dusseldorf, Sydney, Oslo, Barcelona and Vancouver.

Our Craft

Innovative creativity is our benchmark at Ben Nye.

Nearly all of our cosmetics are manufactured in our facility in Los Angeles. We maintain precise quality control and constantly strive to create innovative products and develop improvements throughout our line. It is a joy of ours to work with, and for, our makeup family.