Get the scoop on the beauty scene in Oklahoma with our One on One The Makeup Bar owner Alex Mendez Kelley!

Since the doors opened in 2001 The MakeUp Bar has become the “go-to” place in the Oklahoma for people who want to find the newest and top cosmetic, skin care, fragrance and specialty lines available in the beauty industry today. Owner, Alex Mendez-Kelley is a veteran in the beauty field with over 25 years working in the beauty industry. An Esthetician and makeup artist of international renown, Alex is sought after for her “makeup is supposed to be fun” philosophy, and... Read More

Get ready to “Get Next” with Michael DeVellis at The Makeup Show Dallas!

    Michael DeVellis knows what it takes to make a name for yourself in the beauty industry; as the founder of The Makeup Show, On Makeup Magazine, and The Powder Group  (to which he is Creative Director & Editor of On Makeup Magazine and Executive Director of The Powder Group.) Michael DeVellis has over 20 years of experience working with beauty brands, trade shows, events, publications, and artists. Read below as The Makeup Show goes One on One with this industry... Read More

The Makeup Show gets the inside scoop on the business side of beauty with Makeup Artist and owner of Makeup Training Academy Terri Tomlinson!

    Terri Tomlinson is a Makeup Artist located in Dallas Texas; she has been working as a hair and makeup artist in Dallas for over 20 years and enjoying every minute of it! Read below as Terri gives you the low-down on how she got started in the industry, why she decided to create the Makeup Training Academy, and the Dallas beauty scene! Where do you reside? I reside in north Dallas and have lived here for 20 years. My new studio space is in Addison which is a tiny... Read More

Learn the secrets to a successful beauty career with these Career Building classes!

Focus: Artists Career Building Series: The business part of the beauty industry can at times be the greatest obstacle to success. Having an understanding of how to prepare your materials and present yourself to potential clients can be the crucial factor in determining whether you are the artist who is given a coveted position. In this brand new Career Focus seminar series successful industry leaders known for their honest advice and valuable insight will help you understand... 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

The Makeup Show Goes One on One with Dallas Makeup Artist and Lead Ambassador to The Makeup Show Dallas Cat Smith!

    Cat Smith is a Makeup Artist based in Dallas, Originally from Blossom, Texas. Cat attended Baylor University and graduated with honors with a degree in Journalism.  After graduation, she moved to Bangkok, Thailand to teach English at King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Chitralada Palace School. After returning to the US in 2009, she began her career as a freelance makeup artist.  In 2011, she started her own artistry business called: Knockout Beauty. Read below as The... Read More

Introducing MAKE UP FOR EVER’S Exclusive Artist Shadow for The Makeup Show Dallas!

In celebration of MAKE UP FOR EVER’s 30th Anniversary, The Makeup Shows Diamond Sponsor is introducing the Artist Shadow range, a collection of 210 highly pigmented eye shadows with “superior blendability and intense even color payoff”. This expansive range of shades offers unlimited possibilities and the ability to create looks ranging from the beautifully natural to the highly artistic.   Dany Sanz, Creative & Artistic Director for MAKE UP FOR EVER has been... 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

Now add your education classes to your online ticket purchase!

Are you thinking about attending our first ever The Makeup Show Dallas? Do you want to grow in your profession by taking our exclusive education classes and seminars? Now we have made it easier for you the attendee to add the classes you want to your online ticket purchase! Gone are the days were you purchase your ticket then have to go to an extra step to add education classes to your itinerary. (unless you already bought your ticket and need to modify your registration then... Read More

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