Kryolan is a world-wide cosmetics company founded and headquartered in Berlin, Germany. By some estimates, Kryolan creates two-thirds of global production of professional makeup for film, TV and theater.[1]

Kryolan Professional Makeup
FoundedBerlin, Germany (1945)
FoundersArnold Langer


Kryolan was founded in 1945 in post World War II Berlin. Kryolan's Hollywood breakthrough came with the silicon masks used in the 1968 feature film Planet of the Apes.[1]

In MediaEdit

Kryolan was featured in season 3 of the American reality competition television series RuPaul's Drag Race, wherein thirteen drag queens competed for a prize package that included a "lifetime supply" of Kryolan makeup.