“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

The Makeup Show Chicago 2014 Recap!

Over 3,500 attendees immersed themselves with more than 65 beauty brands, 50 keynote speakers, hands-on workshops, seminars, kit focus and career classes on June 7 and 8 The Makeup Show Chicago took place June 7 and 8 and brought the windy city more inspiration and education than ever before!  In its 4th year, The Makeup Show Chicago was held at Bridgeport Art Center where over 3,500 pro artists, buyers, industry educators, press, and retailers packed the halls, top beauty... 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

Pati Dubroff to keynote at The Makeup Show Chicago!

We are pulling out all the stops for this year’s The Makeup Show Chicago! We want this year’s show to be the largest Makeup Show Chicago ever! What better way to do that then to bring back a veteran to the keynote stage, the one and only Pati Dubroff in her keynote “Creating Celebrity Style” sponsored by Make Up For Ever.   Celebrity Makeup Artist Pati Dubroff is one of the leaders in the beauty industry. Her passion and dedication have helped her gain success and... 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

Get new beauty products and brand exclusives at The Makeup Show Chicago!

MAKE UP FOR EVER, OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE COSMETICS, TEMPTU, INGLOT AND MORE SHOWCASE NEW PRODUCTS & OFFER EXCLUSIVE SHOW DISCOUNTS    The Makeup Show Chicago announces new beauty products and exclusive show discounts to be featured at our industry event on June 7th and 8th.  The Makeup Show continues to be a platform for top beauty brands to launch their most coveted products and bring the pro community discounts not found anywhere else, including Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics,... Read More