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As we head to a new year  The Makeup Show continues to be the forefront of education, artistry, inspiration and the pinnacle event for the professional beauty industry. With shows internationally and nationally in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Orlando, and Dallas  (with some more events to announce!). The Makeup Show has attracted an impressive following of top artists, brands, educators, business founders, owners, and of course makeup artists hungry for education and hungry... Read More

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

Catch up with AHS: Freak Show Department Head Eryn Krueger Mekash!

  Eryn Krueger Mekash has 28 years of television and film industry experience as a makeup artist and is diversified in beauty, makeup effects and design. Her credits cover a wide range of productions, including: Eat Pray Love, Whip It!, My Sister’s Keeper, Running With Scissors, and Alpha Dog. She also headed television series Glee, Nip/Tuck, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Everybody Loves Raymond. Eryn started her career in the special makeup effects field, where she... Read More

The Legendary Mr. Billy B to take the main stage at The Makeup Show Dallas!

      The Makeup Show Dallas is almost one week away! Read below as we sat down with the one and only Mr. Billy B as tells us how he got his start in the industry, his approach on makeup artistry and his thoughts on what you need to do to make a name for yourself. Don’t miss Billy’s much anticipated keynote “Becoming your Brand” Sunday, September 28th  12:30–2:00 only at The Makeup Show.   What’s new in Billy B’s world since... 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

“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

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

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

Makeup Artist Asia Werner knows The Makeup Show is where the Pro’s go! Find out why!

Asia Werner is a makeup artist and hair stylist born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii now residing in the heart of New York City. An avid traveler, Asia has used her jet-setting lifestyle as inspiration in the many faces she has graced. A professional for 9 years now Asia graduated from Make Up Designory in New York City after studying in the fashion makeup artistry program. Asia has worked on everything from music videos, off Broadway plays, to New York Fashion Week. Ultimately... Read More

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