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As we head to a new year  The Makeup Show continues to be the forefront of education, artistry, inspiration and the pinnacle event for the professional beauty industry. With shows internationally and nationally in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Orlando, and Dallas  (with some more events to announce!). The Makeup Show has attracted an impressive following of top artists, brands, educators, business founders, owners, and of course makeup artists hungry for education and hungry... Read More

Go One on One with Makeup & Special Effects Master Jonah Levy!

  Jonah Levy, owner of Blue Whale Studios Inc.,  has been working in the Makeup and Special F/X industry for over 21 years. He has been part of makeup teams on such films as Get On Up,  OZ: The Great and Powerful, Transformers 3, Green Lantern, & Zombieland as well as hit television shows such like The Walking Dead, Sleepy Hollow, Homeland, and Banshee to name a few.  His skills include everything from beauty makeup and body painting to advanced prosthetic and... 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

Focus: An inside look with MAKE UP FOR EVER at The Makeup Show Dallas!

Inspiring Artists: An Inside Look with MAKE UP FOR EVER Ve Neill, Melanie Inglessis, and James Vincent Saturday, September 27th  1:30–3:00 In celebration of their 30th anniversary, MAKE UP FOR EVER has partnered with 30 elite makeup artists from all areas of the industry including celebrity, fashion, beauty, TV, film and theater to share the brand’s unique story through the eyes of the artists who helped shape it into a cult favorite for professionals and the public.   In... Read More

Get to know Houston based The Perfect Face as they prep for The Makeup Show Dallas!

President and Creator of The Perfect Face cosmetics, Danielle Doyle, fell in love with makeup at a very young age. As a little girl Danielle’s mother worked at the local makeup counters In the small town of Biloxi Mississippi, so from a young age Danielle had the opportunity to play with real cosmetics. Her passion for the colors and shades lead her to a true love of art. During the college years Danielle had the opportunity to join the fashion industry as a model in Houston... Read More

The Makeup Show goes One on One with the legendary Eugenia Weston!

      Read below as The Makeup Show goes One on One with the one of the pioneers of the beauty industry;  Creative Director of Senna Cosmetics, Inc. and Celebrity Makeup Artist Eugenia Weston gives us insight into her prolific career and her upcoming keynote for The Makeup Show Orlando: Timeless Beauty.  You are a self-taught makeup artist and a legend in the industry, what challenges did you face as you were trying to break into the industry? Believe it... Read More

Focus on Education at The Makeup Show Dallas with Orlando Santiago!

The Makeup Show Dallas plans to be the beauty industry professional’s resource to education, networking, pro discounts and show exclusives. Some of these exclusives are the education workshops we have on tap presented by one of The Makeup Show’s Artists Orlando Santiago. Orlando is a renowned makeup artist specializing in flawless beauty by way of HD makeup applications and air brush work, and has included Special FX to his portfolio of talents. Orlando began his career... Read More

“Godfather of Makeup” Dick Smith dead at 92

        Legendary Makeup artist Dick Smith has died this morning at the age of 92, known as the Godfather of Makeup Dick Smith was renowned for his realistic transformationsof actors in many classic movies such as: The Godfather, The Exorcist, Taxi Driver, and Amadeus for which he won an Academy Award for Makeup in 1985. Born in 1922, Smith; while studying at Yale University with intentions of entering dentistry took interest in makeup after reading a Hollywood... Read More

Lady Bunny set to perform at The Makeup Show Gala!

      With glitz, glam, fierce wigs and lashes; drag artist, comedian, singer, songwriter, dj, and founder, organizer and hostess of  Wigstock  (the over the top festival or drag and music that took place in NYC for 20 years) Lady Bunny will be performing at The Makeup Show’s Gala! Read a little of the Lady Bunny bio below and get your tickets today so you don’t miss this much anticipated event! Lady Bunny has been a fixture in the drag artist community... Read More