Go One on One with Celebrity Makeup Artist Tia Dantzler

    lluminating is the first word that comes to mind when you hear mention of Celebrity Makeup Artist Tia Dantzler. From her beginnings in Bridal Makeup to collaborating on the covers of International Magazines including Vogue, Essence and Glamour Tia has continually given back to her makeup community inspiring other artists to pursue their passion. In this special keynote titled: Making Up With Tia Dantzler; Tia lets us into her own career and sheds light onto the... Read More

Meet Florida’s own Ofra Gaito founder of Ofra Cosmetics!

      Ofra Gaito, a CIDESCO Therapist and makeup artist, began her career in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1979. The CIDESCO diploma is recognized as the most advanced certification in the field of Esthetics and Beauty Therapy achievable. After the success or her first salon & spa, Ofra opened a second, both thriving throughout the 80′s. In the early 90′s, Ofra expanded her business to include products distribution for European cosmetic companies... Read More

Renny Vasquez set to take the keynote stage at The Makeup Show Orlando!

  As we prep for our final show of the year; The Makeup Show Orlando, we sat down with one of our extended Makeup Show family of makeup artists…Renny Vasquez, as he gets ready to take the keynote stage for: “Making it in Makeup” Saturday November 15, 3:00pm – 4:30pm. Read below as Renny tells us what he has been up  he got his start, what The Makeup Show means to him, and why making it in the beauty industry requires building lasting relationships. What’s... Read More

Go behind the scenes of American Horror Story Freak Show’s promo campaign with Emmy Nominated Makeup Artist Kerry Herta!

        Meet Emmy-nominated Makeup Dept. Head Kerry Herta who is behind some of the beauty industry’s most eye-catching looks.   For 20 years, Kerry has perfected her award-winning makeup technique and adapted it to the most current styles and production technology. She’s regarded for her mastery of HD makeup as well as setting a new standard for makeup on Daytime television with her work transitioning the long running soap opera “All My Children”... Read More

Meet our Orlando Face ChART winner Andrea Gallego!

The Makeup Show Orlando 2013 took place at The Peabody Hotel Orlando (now the Hyatt Regency Orlando). The show featured over 50 brands, live demo’s, seminars, keynotes with celebrity makeup and FX artists, and hands on workshops. The Makeup Show also featured its fan-favorite competition “Face ChART”. The Face ChART has become much more than just a tool. It is used to communicate to makeup artists clients, and it has become a canvas for expression and an outlet for complete... Read More

Catch up with AHS: Freak Show Department Head Eryn Krueger Mekash!

  Eryn Krueger Mekash has 28 years of television and film industry experience as a makeup artist and is diversified in beauty, makeup effects and design. Her credits cover a wide range of productions, including: Eat Pray Love, Whip It!, My Sister’s Keeper, Running With Scissors, and Alpha Dog. She also headed television series Glee, Nip/Tuck, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Everybody Loves Raymond. Eryn started her career in the special makeup effects field, where she... Read More

The Legendary Mr. Billy B to take the main stage at The Makeup Show Dallas!

      The Makeup Show Dallas is almost one week away! Read below as we sat down with the one and only Mr. Billy B as tells us how he got his start in the industry, his approach on makeup artistry and his thoughts on what you need to do to make a name for yourself. Don’t miss Billy’s much anticipated keynote “Becoming your Brand” Sunday, September 28th  12:30–2:00 only at The Makeup Show.   What’s new in Billy B’s world since... Read More

Whats’s the beauty landscape in Houston Texas? Find out here!

The Makeup Show wanted to get an idea of the different beauty scenes in the great state of Texas. This time we sat down with owner and founder of Façade Beauty Corinne Williams as she gave us the beauty landscape in Houston Texas! Read below as we picked Corinne’s brain from everything from Houston signature makeup looks, to her top 5 best sellers.   Where do you reside?  In Houston TEXAS!!!  As the owner of Façade, what made you choose the beauty industry?   I’ve... Read More

Get ready for “The Transformation of Makeup” with Johnny Lavoy at The Makeup Show Dallas!

  Johnny Lavoy is one of the most sought-after hair stylists in the industry and his editorial and teaching credits span the globe. As the Artistic Director and founder of Moda-Rey Salon & Spa–the West Hartford, Connecticut business he started 18 years ago–Johnny began to make a name for himself for his flawless hair and makeup applications. Over the last few seasons his impressive resume has made him a fixture during NY fashion week with clients including Michael... Read More

Go One on One with Empowerment Diva Crystal Wright!

  Crystal Wright is known as the Empowerment Diva, as she is known to get people “unstuck”. Author of The Hair Makeup Fashion Styling & Manicurist Career Guide.; Crystal has been in the industry for over 20 years playing an integral part in developing and elevating the careers of some of the most talented and successful Makeup, Hair, Fashion Stylists, Manicurists and Photographers known today. As an expert on career building and marketing for freelance styling professionals,... Read More