Go One on One with Makeup & Special Effects Master Jonah Levy!

  Jonah Levy, owner of Blue Whale Studios Inc.,  has been working in the Makeup and Special F/X industry for over 21 years. He has been part of makeup teams on such films as Get On Up,  OZ: The Great and Powerful, Transformers 3, Green Lantern, & Zombieland as well as hit television shows such like The Walking Dead, Sleepy Hollow, Homeland, and Banshee to name a few.  His skills include everything from beauty makeup and body painting to advanced prosthetic and... Read More

A Fine Artist in the Cosmetics Industry: One on One with Nicky Posley

Fascinated by the transformational power of beauty art and fashion, Nicky Posley began his journey in the beauty world over a decade ago. He believes that makeup is art and empowerment, with the unique ability to transport the spirit.   From young, Nicky was exposed to the arts including music, theater, dance, and visual arts. As a teen through his early twenties Nicky was consumed with visual arts; he spend hours creating portraits using many different techniques and tools.... 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

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

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

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

A letter from The Makeup Show Owner Shelly Taggar

The Makeup Show NYC approaches this week for our 9th consecutive year. As the owner of the show I wanted to take few minutes and share some of the thoughts and ideas that go with putting this show together. This show started 9 years ago, as a small boutique event for the pro market. We reached out to the pro department of makeup and beauty brands to be part of the show, share their news, show their latest product launches and allow them a space where they could meet artists from... Read More

Announcing The Makeup Show GALA, “Colour Couture: Beauty & Beyond”

    Mix and mingle with makeup peers and industry insiders in a fun affair of fashion, fancy dress, flare and panache.  The Makeup Show announces the debut of The Makeup Show Gala, Colour Couture; Beauty and Beyond on debuting on Friday, May 2nd from 6pm to 9pm at Metropolitan Pavilion. Attendees of the beauty bash will mix and mingle with makeup peers and industry insiders in a fun affair of fashion, fancy dress, flare and panache.  Participating cosmetic brands, including... Read More

Focus: Artists Career Building Series

  The business part of this beauty industry can sometimes 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 first time Career Focus seminar series industry leaders known for their honest advice and valuable insight will help you understand the industry standards and identify what... Read More

Get”In Focus” for The Makeup Show NYC, lets see whats in your makeup kit!

  *In Focus: My Makeup Kit* Every makeup artist wants to know what our Makeup Show Artists makeup kit’s consist of. You have seen their kits (and if you have not…you will!), now we want to see your makeup kits! Here’s how to participate: Post an image on Facebook and/or Instagram mentioning @themakeupshow of your station setup. Include in the email what city-state-and country (if not USA) you are based. Also, include your top 3 products from your kit and for... Read More