“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

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In it’s ninth year of existence The Makeup Show continues to be the forefront of education, artistry, inspiration and the pinnacle event of  the professional beauty industry. With shows internationally and nationally in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Orlando, and our first ever Dallas show this September; The Makeup Show has attracted an impressive following of top artists, brands, educators, business founders, owners, and of course makeup artists hungry for education... 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

Makeup Artist Asia Werner knows The Makeup Show is where the Pro’s go! Find out why!

Asia Werner is a makeup artist and hair stylist born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii now residing in the heart of New York City. An avid traveler, Asia has used her jet-setting lifestyle as inspiration in the many faces she has graced. A professional for 9 years now Asia graduated from Make Up Designory in New York City after studying in the fashion makeup artistry program. Asia has worked on everything from music videos, off Broadway plays, to New York Fashion Week. Ultimately... Read More

Makeup Artist La Quanna Chong talks about how The Makeup Show got her started in the industry!

La Quanna Chong is a Makeup Artist, Hairstylist and licensed Cosmetologist based in Los Angeles, CA. “LQ” as she is better known by has been a fixture in the beauty scene since 2007. The Westbury New York native received her beauty-makeup artistry certificate from Makeup Designory in NYC. After this, La Quanna began working as a production assistant for The Powder Group. From there she became the editorial/production assistant for The Powder Group’s “On Makeup” Magazine.... Read More

The Makeup Show LA 2014 Recap

March 1-2 Downtown Los Angeles: The Makeup Show celebrated its 5th year in Los Angeles, bringing together professional makeup artists, beauty experts, and industry pros under one roof for a full weekend of networking, artistry, community, and education.                                        The Makeup Show delivered top names in the industry, as well as new aspects to the show. During our pre-show preview we opened the doors to our first ever Icon Gallery... Read More

Go One on One with American Horror Story’s Head of Makeup Eryn Krueger Mekash!

      Eryn Krueger Mekash has 27 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 department heading: 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... Read More

5 Tips for Surviving The Makeup Show LA!

                                                        5 Tips for Surviving The Makeup Show LA                                                             By Stef and Tyna of weheartthis.com As makeup lovers and beauty bloggers, we heart this has been lucky to experience the fun and excitement of The Makeup Show several times, and we can’t wait to hit the convention floor again this weekend in LA. However, like the... Read More

Special Effects Artist Jonah Levy goes One on One with The Makeup Show

 At The Makeup Show you have the opportunity to get as close as possible to top artist and names in the industry, during  the two day event you can listen to our artists during keynote presentations, seminars, and have the opportunity to network with them as well.  In this One on One interview The Makeup Show sat down with special F/X Artist Jonah Levy, who runs Blue Whale Studios Inc. in OrlandoFlorida before his stand out keynote “ Transformations: Fantasy, FX,... Read More

Makeup Artist Gina Brooke goes One on One with The Makeup Show!

    At The Makeup Show we like to get you as close as possible to top artist and names in the industry. We want you to feel as if you know them before they even take the stage! Here The Makeup Show went one on one with internationally acclaimed makeup artist, and beauty expert Gina Brooke  who will be keynoting “Stand Apart: Signature Style and Success” at The Makeup Show LA and will be presenting her master class Hands-on Workshop titled: An Artists Way –... Read More