Celebrity makeup artist Iko Mash loses fight against cancer

News of her sudden death has shocked the entertainment industry.

Well-known celebrity makeup artist and LGBTI personality Iko Mash has passed on after a battle with cancer.

Mash was a popular makeup artist to stars such as Khanyi Mbau and Lebo Mathosa, and gained popularity back in early 2000s, becoming one of the few visible transgender people in the country.

Mash later went on to join the cast of e.tv’s Rhythm City in 2015 and remained a socialite and influential member in the LGBTI community.

News of her sudden death came with shock to her closest friends as well-known personalities shared their condolence on social media.

The Citizen is yet to receive more details as to the matters pertaining the death and funeral arrangements.