Rachael Darné is a Professional Makeup Artist currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Growing up in Sun City, and being the daughter of a Pyrotechnician, Rachael has always been immersed in and fascinated with the entertainment industry.

After years of experimentation with various products and techniques, Rachael pursued gaining a formal qualification in Makeup Artistry, and graduated as Student of the Year from Kohl Makeup Academy JHB with an average of 94%.

Thereafter, Rachael freelanced and worked with multiple artists producing campaign images for Samsung, House of Cinnamon and designer Jacques Bam.

In 2019, Rachael entered the first NYX Face Awards Competition held in South Africa, and therefore delved into producing makeup tutorial videos based on announced themes, and progressed through multiple rounds to become a Top 5 finalist.