Serious about your career? Join the new Alcone Agency!

The Makeup Show encourages you to sign up for Alcone Agency, a new online portfolio hub that will give you more exposure as an artist. Portfolio postings range from free, monthly, and annual – the highest level gives you 15% off at alconeco.com and free shipping on all your orders for the year. Alcone Agency does not own any work that you post, nor do they share in your paycheck.  They built the site to help Makeup Artists inspire and get hired. We strongly encourage you... Read More

Join the team! Sign up today and be a one of The Makeup Show’s Ambassadors!

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

Face Off Panel at The Makeup Show Chicago sponsored by Crown Brush!

The Makeup Show Chicago is more than just a makeup, and shopping spree event. This weekend’s beauty industry event at Bridgeport Art Center will showcase some of the best FX, body painting, and nationally known or recognized names in the industry. Read along as The Makeup Show gets you set for a keynote to remember with the Crown Brush sponsored Face Off Panel with Meagan Hester, Nix Herrera, and Chicago’s own Anthony Kosar, Sunday June 8th 2:30-4:00. Meagan Hester is an... Read More

Renny Vasquez set for his first ever Makeup Show Keynote!

As we prep for our much anticipated Makeup Show Chicago we sat down with one of our extended Makeup Show family makeup artists Renny Vasquez as he gets ready for his first ever keynote “Making it in Makeup” Saturday June 7th  10:30am – 12:00pm! Read below as Renny tells us how he got his start, what The Makeup Show means to him, and why making it in the beauty industry requires building lasting relationships.     What drew you to becoming a makeup artist? I was... Read More

Beauty Expert Lianne Farbes to keynote at The Makeup Show Chicago!

Coming off an outstanding Focus Series seminar at The Makeup Show NYC, TMS sat down with Beauty Expert extraordinaire Lianne Farbes a she preps for her upcoming keynote Making a Name in Makeup at The Makeup Show Chicago. Read below as Lianne tells you why you need to be at Bridgeport Art Center this coming weekend!     I have been attending TMS for years now – I am pretty sure I was at the first Makeup Show, James would know if that’s true or not!  I love... Read More

Go One on One with Makeup Artist Ricky Wilson

The Makeup Show sat down with makeup artist extraordinaire Ricky Wilson as he prepares for his anticipated keynote: “The Art of Application” Sunday, June 7th 3:00 – 4:30 pm at The Makeup Show Chicago. Read as we pick Ricky’s brain and see an why he is an artist recognized for his eye for color, flawless complexion application and the ability to take the face in front of him and make it look its individual best.   What drew you to becoming a makeup artist? When... Read More

The Official Makeup Show NYC Recap!

THE MAKEUP SHOW NYC CLOSES WITH MORE INSPIRATION AND EDUCATION THAN EVER BEFORE!   The Makeup Show NYC, which took place May 4th and 5th, at Metropolitan Pavilion closed with more inspiration and education than ever before.  In its 9th year, The Makeup Show NYC brought together 7,000 attendees, and proved to be the most inspiring year yet with the return of The Makeup Show Career Fair, addition of over 30 new exhibitors and brands,  as well as over 20 additional classes. ... Read More

The Official Makeup Show Gala Recap!

The Makeup Show Gala took place on Friday May 2nd at Metropolitan Pavilion. This first ever fashion meets beauty soiree kicked off The Makeup Show NYC weekend and The Makeup Show New York City itself which took place May 4-5. The Makeup Show Gala featured a who’s who of artists, top industry names, artistry, a silent auction, a performance by the one and only Lady Bunny and a special recognition to legendary makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin’s father Izzy. The Makeup Show Gala... Read More

How to Survive The Makeup Show NYC!

How to Survive The Makeup Show by Danielle Gray of The Style and Beauty Doctor The Makeup Show NYC is just a hop, skip, and a jump away! If this is your first time attending, you’re in for a treat. You’re also in for being completely overwhelmed if you don’t go into the largest pro-only makeup trade show with a bit of a game plan. I’ve been going to The Makeup Show since its inception in NYC and have even visited the show twice in LA. It’s pretty... Read More

What’s CLEANSE by Lauren Napier? Find out here!!

      The career of Las Vegas born makeup artist Lauren Napier is one of creative growth and constant achievement. Napier’s contagious charm, fervent passion and consummate professionalism are the forces behind her many career successes. Napier began working with the Estee Lauder brand, M.A.C. Cosmetics, where she quickly learned her love for the beauty industry was more than skin deep. Having her work published in British Vogue, American Vogue, GQ, Essence,... Read More