Makeup Artist La Quanna Chong talks about how The Makeup Show got her started in the industry!

La Quanna Chong is a Makeup Artist, Hairstylist and licensed Cosmetologist based in Los Angeles, CA. “LQ” as she is better known by has been a fixture in the beauty scene since 2007. The Westbury New York native received her beauty-makeup artistry certificate from Makeup Designory in NYC. After this, La Quanna began working as a production assistant for The Powder Group. From there she became the editorial/production assistant for The Powder Group’s “On Makeup” Magazine.... Read More

Get to know The Makeup Shows very own James Vincent!

We know Celebrity Makeup Artist James Vincent is the face and personality behind The Makeup Show, but do you you think you know James Vincent? Read his One on One today and learn more about the Director of Education and Artistry Relations for The Makeup Show. See his kit must haves, how he got his start in the beauty industry, upcoming trends, and whats on the horizon for James and The Makeup Show! Get to know him before you see him at The Makeup Chicago June 9-10. Also, check... Read More

Chicago Blogger Network

With a collective of over 500 bloggers in the Windy City and founded by blogger connoisseur Kelly Ryan O’Brien, Chicago Blogger Network has a pool of talented (and addicting) blogs from all categories. To get you prepared for The Makeup Show Chicago, we’ve scoured our list of makeup mavens and chosen three beauty bloggers, residing in our network, that you MUST know about.   Love, Lauren Elizabeth http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=WCsiZecVBR8 With... Read More

Chicago Face ChART finalists announced!

Thank you to all who entered The Face ChART Chicago “Girls on Film” contest!  The Makeup Show has chosen 15 finalists who’s Face chARTs construe, craft and create fine art images out of the emotion, narrative, and character they found in their favorite film or to  design a new look for their favorite silver screen character. These entries will be displayed during The Makeup Show Chicago June 9-10! The final entries will be judged by a panel of our top industry... Read More

The Makeup Show Goes One on One with Merrell Hollis

At The Makeup Show we like to get you as close as possible to top artist and names in the industry. We want you to feel as if you know them before they even take the stage! Here, The Makeup Show went one on one with celebrity makeup artist Merrell Hollis. Get to know him before he takes the keynote stage at  The Makeup Chicago, for his much anticipated keynote “Making Up With Merrell Hollis“, Sunday, June 9th 2013 – 12:30-2:00. Also, check out his makeup page... Read More

The Makeup Show goes one on one with J. Anthony Kosar!

­ At The Makeup Show we like to get you as close as possible to top artist and names in the industry. We want you to feel as if you know them before they even take the stage! Here, The Makeup Show went one on one with J. Anthony Kosar, an award-winning artist, and Chicago native who specializes in Fine Art, Illustration, Sculpture, Creature Design, Make-up FX, and Product Design through his company Kosart Effects Studios. Anthony was most recently crowned the champion on season... Read More

The Makeup Show goes one on one with James Boehmer

At The Makeup Show we like to get you as close as possible to top artist and names in the industry. We want you to feel as if you know them before they even take the stage! Here, The Makeup Show went one on one with the Director of Global Artistry for Nars Cosmetics James Boehmer. He will be our Keynote presenter at The Makeup Show Chicago and will take the main stage to talk about “I’m with the Brand”. Get to know James before he takes the stage , also... Read More

The Makeup Show goes One on One with Lori Taylor

At The Makeup Show we like to get you as close as possible to top artist and names in the industry. We want you to feel as if you know them before they even take the stage! Here, The Makeup Show went one on one with one of the Global Pro Lead Artist for Smashbox Cosmetics Lori Taylor. She will be our Keynote presenter at The Makeup Show Chicago and will take the main stage to talk about “Celebrity Beauty for Every Client”. Get to know Lori before she takes the... Read More

Learn about The Makeup Show Chicago’s new venue The Bridgeport Art Center

For the 3rd year The Makeup Show returns to Chicago as the largest pro-driven industry event. This year we are in a new venue; The Bridgeport Art Center in Bridgeport Chicago. This event center is located at:1200 W. 35th Street Chicago,IL, 60609 and was the site of the former Spiegel Catalog Warehouse. Established in 2001 the Bridgeport Art Center is continuously used as a resource for creative minds. The Art Center features high ceilings, large windows and breathtaking views... Read More

Try a Workshop at The Makeup Show Chicago!

  Hands on Workshops are a first come first serve class that allows a limited number of dedicated artists to be a part of intense learning with some of the largest names in our industry in an intimate setting. Each workshop is designed to allow attending artists to listen and learn through demonstration, discussion, coaching and critique via face to face attention from icons and celebrity artists allowing you to advance your artistry and career. Take a look at all the workshops... Read More