MUD Beginning

From 1998 we made a fundamental commitment to our clients to not only give the absolute best education available but we also promise to never compromise on quality. We provide students with the best tools and techniques to build their own beautiful careers in the makeup industry.

Today, we still stand by our commitment and continue to build our line of cosmetics with the same integrity we started with twenty years ago. Our products have never and never will be tested on animals, this is on of our many never changing promises to our customers. We take this very seriously as we believe that no colour cosmetics need to be tested on animals to determine intensity.

The way in which products are manufactured is crucial to the way they will perform. Formulation integrity is something we perform on each batch to ensure the best results possible. Once batches are approved the product are carefully packaged and assembled in our environmentally friendly packaging. We have a five day test that guarantees that the products has not been contaminated and the quality has not been compromised.

Once each batch passes all applicable analysis the product is finally ready to be sold. We produce our cosmetics with high quality ingredients, always focusing on the balance between the two primary elements, which is called pigment and vehicle. Pigment gives the product colour and vehicle makes it move. The higher the pigment concentration, the longer the product will last. We create our products to last and we do not compromise and the manufacturing to cut costs.

Our packaging also reflects the quality of our products and appeals to both the consumer and professional because we truly understand the need to cater for both markets. We are a independent company who put the needs of our customers, partners and employees first.

In 1997, MUD was created by a few friends who had a passion for make up education. With a couple of classrooms and a handful of students, MUD was on the verge of becoming something big. As we outgrew our small school in North Hollywood, California, our need for our own branded cosmetics line also grew. From the beginning our goal was to create products that also matched our curriculum and met the standard of our educators.

MUD Makeup Kits

Imagine having a makeup kit for everything you can possibly think of. A dream come true at the tip of your fingers is something we gladly offer. At MUD we have a diverse and versatile range of  makeup and hair kits that takes care of anyone’s needs. Our catering spectrum stretches from providing kits to students, existing professionals and all beauty salons and entrepreneurs in the makeup and hair industry.

Our most simplistic and compatible kit are specially designed for consumers but can be purchased and enjoyed by professionals as well. These kits are uniquely modified to match specific makeup looks and are very specialized.

In studio workshops are offered free of charge to ensure that the kit is being used to its fullest potential.

These kits can also work wonders in the field of image consulting and serves as a gift for someone special. Our products are any personal image consultant’s dream come true, as buying our products individually is something they can easily do at our studios. Complementary color’s that are suitable for individual needs is easily accessible at your nearest MUD studio.

Our very affordable kits ranges is beautifully categories and can be couriered to your door nation wide. Unlimited supplies are available for all professional salons, artists and makeup and hair school. We also offer standard option kits that can be modified according to special and specific requirements, offering a customized and personal service is something we strive on. Target markets are no challenge as MUD caters for all races of all origins – our products are not limited to a certain group and can be used on and by any skin color, tone and shade. Our products are specially formulated to accommodate everyone.

Our magnetic pallets are designed to be cost effective and easily reusable. All our products and kits are offered at a PRO discount price for any home or salon based client. National delivery is applicable on all online purchases. All comprehensive and pro kits comes with a free one day refresher workshop.

MUD’S NEW BRUSHES #615 & #620

MUD has recently released a few new brushes to its collection to ensure we offer a brush for every occasion and job required. Creating new angles and making makeup application easier and more concentrated. Brush up your skills at one of our outlets nationwide.


  • Superior Quality, synthetic bristles
  • Densely packed ultra-soft bristles
  • Quick and easy application of cream of liquid makeup
  • Creates a flawless finish
  • Effortless buffing
  • 100% Vegan

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  • Superior Quality, synthetic bristles
  • Ultra-soft bristles
  • Creates shape and definition
  • Use with cream, liquid or powder products
  • Blend and sculpt naturally around the face
  • Applies powder softly under the eyes
  • 100% Vegan

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BOHEMIAN LOOK – Fall/Winter 2017

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Unconventionally stylish and elegant set the mood for MUD’s Boho Chic Fall/Winter 2017 look.

// Eye Colors: Honeysuckle, Moss, Bronzed

// Water-Resistant Mascara // Charm Satin Lipstick

Step 1 – Begin with a clean canvass using MUD’s Cream Foundation Primer and Corrector where needed. Softly define the brows using brush #210 with Taupe or Rich Brown Eye pencil.

Step2 – Apply Honeysuckle Eye Colour with brush #800 to the brow bone, the inner corner of the eye and the cheek bone as a highlight.

Step3 – Apply Moss Eye Colour to the outer corner of the lower lash line as well as to the inner corner of the eyelid using brush #320 to blend it towards the centre.

Step4 – Using brush #330 apply Bronze Eye Colour to the outer eyelid and blend it towards the centre to meet the Moss Eye Colour. Apply bronze eye colour to the inner corner of the lower lash line as well.

Step5 – Apply water resistant mascara using brush #500 to the upper and lower lashes.

Step6 – To add warmth and definition apply Bronzed Eye Colour just below the cheekbone with brush #510 blending it softly down to the jawbone.

Step7- Complete the look by applying Charm Satin Lipstick with brush #310.


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MUD Eye Color Compact – RSP: R339
Vibrant and silky Eye Colors, lushly rich with pigments for long-lasting color. The unique velvet consistency allows these versatile shadows to glide on smoothly and evenly – wet or dry. Go wet for more intense, long-lasting color or to use as eyeliner.


Water Resistant Mascara – RSP: R425
Lengthening, pigment rich Water-Resistant Mascara offers an ultra-smooth application with ultimate control for individual users, whether creating a subtle daytime look or glamorous evening eyes. Squeezable tube is ideal for professionals and everyday use.


Lipstick – RSP: R375
Luxurious Satin Lipsticks with emollient-rich, non-drying formula that leaves lips feeling soft, smooth and supple. Provides long-lasting color with a smooth, opaque matte finish. Available in an elegant selection of lush, deep colors.


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Creates shape and definition around the face

Silky smooth texture

Pigment-rich pressed powders

8 shades available



Make up Kits

The Top Two Essentials Found in Professional MUD Make up Kits

Growing faster than any other industry worldwide, the makeup industry is one that is constantly improving, growing and changing. If you’re a professional make up artist, then make up kits are without a doubt an essential part of your everyday life, and just as quickly as make up trends and beauty products evolve, so should your kit!

At MUD SA, we’ve been creating high-quality, honest make up for over a decade now and have received international recognition by renowned beauty artists throughout the world. Our professional make up kits feature an assortment of every professional quality product that you will need, in order to excel in your industry as a professional make up artist. Below are the top two essentials that can be found in our professional MUD make up kits.

·         A Makeup Brush Set – while the aim of a make up artist is to apply make up in such a way that it looks like your client was born that way, with the right brushes, you can achieve perfection. Accredited as one of the top essentials to all professional makeup kits, our MUD kits come with the highest quality range of brushes required to succeed as a makeup artist. You will find a foundation brush, angled blush brush, eye shadow brush, brow brush and comb, powder brush, lip brush and a smudge brush.

·         Cream Foundation Palettes – different complexions require different foundations and it’s up to you as the artist and stylist to find that perfect blend using a colour wheel, mixing palette and a palette of superior quality cream foundations. Formulated for ultra-smooth blending and application, our MUD cream foundations are professionally suited for either creating the perfect sheer and natural look, or a flawless full-coverage finish. Found in all of our MUD make up kits, our cream foundation palettes are prized for keeping skin looking even, as well as blemish and wrinkle-free.

As a professional make up artist, what you don’t have or what you do have in your kit can be the difference between an amateur and an expert. If you want to apply make up like a professional, then you must use what the professionals use, and that can only be found with our MUD make up kits.

Selected by professionals for professionals, our MUD kits feature an assortment of products in the latest palettes for every type of skin tone that there is. In our kits, you’ll not only find the top of the range professional artistry brush sets and mixing tools, but you’ll also find every colour shade and tone required for the skin, eyes, cheeks and lips. Contact us today to order your make up kit!

Make-up Kit

Must-have Make-up Brushes in Your Make-up Kit

If you are a professional make-up artist, your kit is an essential part of your everyday life. Just like your portfolio, your make-up kit is something that should constantly change and expand, as what you do not have or do have in your kit can be the difference between an amateur and an expert.  Buying the right brushes is not always an easy task, as there is a wide variety of make-up brushes available on the market today. So, to help you complete your make-up kit, we have listed the best make-up brushes that you will need.


·         Foundation Brush #940 – guaranteed to be your best friend, the foundation brush can be used to apply any type of foundation, from liquid to cream. Starting from the centre and working outwards, the unique shape of this brush can do wonders when it comes to a flawless finish, offering total coverage. Your make-up kit will simply not be complete without one.

·         Angled Blush Brush – great for contouring and defining, a blusher brush is designed to be angled and soft. Used to apply blusher and bronzer across the apples of the cheeks, a quality blusher brush must blend, instead of picking up colour as it sweeps across skin.

·         Eye Shadow Brush #800 you canhave the best brand of eye shadow, but if you do not have the right brush to apply it, it can look shoddy and cheap. An eye shadow brush is perfect for blending your eye shadow along the crease of your lids.

·         Brow Brush and Comb – as the name suggests, you can use this brush for separating eyelashes and taming both rogue eyelashes and brows. An eyebrow brush is also designed to smooth your brows down and get unwanted mascara clumps out of your lashes.

·         Powder Brush – typically short, this is the monster brush of your make-up kit. The most common of all brushes, this powder brush is used to apply face powder flawlessly in a sweeping circular motion, and is a must in the world of make-up artistry.

·         Lip Brush – a vital part of your make-up kit, a thin lip brushis designed to meticulously allow lipstick or gloss to be applied more lusciously to the lips, and is ideal for making small lips look big.

·         Smudge Brush #810 – as the coveted Smokey eye never seems to go out of fashion, this is a brush that you will use daily.  Thanks to its super soft bristles, a smudge brush helps to obtain that smouldering look as you smudge away. Don’t leave home without it!

A brush set is one of the top essentials for all professional make-up kits. The aim of a make-up artist is to apply make-up in such a way that it looks like your client was born that way, and the right set of professional brushes can help you achieve that flawless professional look. As you evolve as a make-up artist, you will learn which brushes you enjoy working with the best – but to start off with, take a look at our unique collection of MUD brushes, which can be purchased with our professional MUD make-up kit.

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Make-up Kit

Invest in a Make-up Kit for Professionals Who Command the Best!

Looking to treat yourself or someone else with the perfect make-up kit? Tired of using a mismatch of inferior beauty products? Choosing the right make-up can be extremely confusing and overwhelming, there are thousands of beauty products on the market to choose from, but with a kit from MUD SA, you know you are investing in the best. MUD products are for those who have made an educated choice – it is designed for professionals who command the best!

It is no secret that women of all ages love beautifying themselves and standing out from a crowd, whether it is at work, a party, an event or social gathering, women will never stop trying to make themselves look flawless. In fact, women are creatures of beauty who simply cannot live without their make-up, they are as thick as thieves with their brushes, lipsticks, blushers and eyeshades, all designed with one purpose in mind, to transform them into dreamy goddesses.

If you want to invest in quality beauty products for your face, then you need to choose MUD SA. We have been creating high quality, honest make-up for over a decade now, and have received international recognition by renowned beauty artists throughout the world. Our kit allows everyday women and professional make-up artists to explore their inner artiste and bring their ideas to life. Whether you want to transform your face completely, prefer to look fresh and natural, or desire to look sophisticated and polished, the deluxe make-up kit from MUD can offer you every look you desire.

Our comprehensive kit features an assortment of professional quality products in the latest palettes, hand selected by the professional artists of MUD international, designed to complement every type of skin tone there is. In our kit you will find every colour shade and tone you need for the eyes, cheeks and lips, from smooth blending cream and powder foundations, super volume smudge proof mascaras, emollient-rich lipstick palettes, eye shadow and blusher palettes. The kits also include MUD professional artistry brush sets and MUD professional artistry mixing tools.

The beauty industry is bursting with an enormous variety of innovative cosmetic transformations, but if you want an exceptional high quality brand that will not only keep your skin healthy, glowing and radiant, but will also give your skin that professional flawless look, then choose MUD SA. Our make-up kit offers everything that you can expect or want in a professional and comprehensive kit; in fact, you will not find a better one on the market. So make an educated approach to your make-up, and invest in a kit for professionals who command the best. Invest in MUD SA! 

Make-up Kits

The Top 5 Essentials Every Make-up Artist Needs in Their Kit

If you are starting out as a make-up artist, then make-up is going to be an essential part of your everyday life, like paint is for an artist, and in the 21st century there are so many products available on the market. In fact, the beauty industry is constantly transforming with new make-up products being launched every day, all claiming to be superior to the one before, leaving you to wonder which products you should choose.


While it may be easy to buy make-up for your kit, the hard part is actually choosing the right basic essentials. We at MUD SA are here tooffer you our top 5 essentials that every make-up artist need in their kit.These products will help you achieve flawless make-up for everyday artistry jobs, from weddings to fashion shoots, so update those overstuffed or empty make-up kits and invest in these basic essentials.

1.     Cream Foundation – cream foundation is vital for all make-up kits. A quality cream foundation will not only make your skin look flawless, but it will also make sure that the other make-up you apply stays on your skin. Your cream foundation should therefore be selected thoughtfully. For a sheer natural look to a flawless full-coverage finish, MUD cream foundation keeps skin looking even and is also formulated for ultra-smooth blending and application.

2.     Mascara – high quality water and smudge proof mascara adds the X-factor to any pair of eyes and is an absolute essential in all make-up kits. However, germs can get transmitted through lash brushes, thus you are going to need disposable brushes for your mascara. For a day or night time look, maximising length and super-volume, invest in MUD black mascara and disposable mascara wands.

3.     Make-up Brush Set – make-up brushes are one of the top essentials to all make-up kits. As you evolve as a make-up artist you will learn what brushes you enjoy working with the best, but to start off with, take a look at the unique collection of MUD make-up brushes. Designed specifically for make-up artistry, MUD brushes are made to create every professional look.

4.     Lipstick – this is the most important product of all! Every artist should have a lipstick palette of at least 5 shades in their make-up kit, from fire engine red to coffee brown, to bright orange and pink. MUD’s emollient-rich lipsticks combine long-lasting durability with a wide range of flattering colours that can be found in glossy, matt and cream finish.

5.     Eye shadow – eye shadow is amazing as it can transform and magnify the beauty of any tired eye. Pinks and browns flatter almost every skin tone, but as a make-up artist you need to ensure that you keep a wide range of vibrant shades in both a glossy and a matt finish.

Why Choose MUD?

For over a decade now, MUD has been leading the way with high quality make-up kits. Our range has been specifically formulated for those who wish to enjoy a career as a professional make-up artist. We also offer training courses and programmes where we will teach you various techniques to create various looks.

Should you require more information about our products and courses, simply contact our team at MUD SA today.


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