How to throw a killer Halloween Party with tips from American Horror Story’s Eryn Krueger Mekash

    Today is Halloween and with so many great costume ideas spawned by this season of American Horror Story we at The Makeup Show picked the brain of Makeup Department Head and Keynote Speaker at our upcoming Makeup Show Orlando, Eryn Krueger Mekash, for some tips on achieving these looks and how to throw the best Halloween party! “I’ve been having Halloween parties since I was a little girl. My parents and grandparents were obsessed with this holiday and I... 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

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

Celebrity Artists Gather Together in ‘The City Beautiful’ for The Makeup Show Orlando!

Universally recognized as a platform for professionals at the top of their industry, The Makeup Show provides opportunities to connect with some of today’s newest looks and hottest artists at the main stage.  In addition, over 75 beauty brands and more than 30 keynote speakers and seminars are set to take over The newly renamed Hyatt Regency Orlando (formerly The Peabody Hotel Orlando) with the LARGEST pro-driven beauty event in the world on November 15 and 16.  The keynote... Read More

THE MAKEUP SHOW DALLAS MAKES A SUCCESSFUL DEBUT IN THE GREAT STATE OF TEXAS!

Nearly 4,000 attendees immersed themselves with more than 65 beauty brands, 50 keynote speakers, hands-on workshops, seminars, kit focus and career classes on September 27 and 28   The Makeup Show, which is owned and produced by Metropolitan Events & Productions, took place in Dallas, TX on September 27 and 28 and brought the great state of Texas more inspiration and education than ever seen before.  In its 1st year, The Makeup Show Dallas was held at Hyatt Regency Dallas... Read More

James Vincent’s Guide to The Makeup Show Dallas!

The Makeup Show continues to be the place for industry pros to come for inspiration, community and education and The Makeup Show Dallas is no different. If it is your first time at The Makeup Show the many educational opportunities available to you might seem a little overwhelming so we put this guide together to help you have a better handle on the situation. We know that having over 100 brands bringing the latest product at huge pro discount is exciting but Our suggestion is... Read More

WORK WITH WORLD-RENOWNED CELEBRITY MAKEUP ARTISTS at The Makeup Show Dallas!

A select number of dedicated artists will have the opportunity to learn from the best in the industry and catapult their careers to the next level!  The Makeup Show will be bringing its iconic series of hands-on workshops to its Dallas debut on September 27th and 28th.  Along with keynote presentations and seminars, the hands-on workshops at The Makeup Show will offer industry professionals the chance to work directly with some of the biggest names in the industry. Coaching... 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