TMS Beauty Shop Washington DC

Saturday, August 3, 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM

CNN will be interviewing makeup artists for roles within their company – Saturday, August 3, 10:00am-11:30am & 12:30pm-4:00pm

Join the LimeLife by Alcone team for an intimate look at how LimeLife is the perfect way to supplement your income – Saturday, August 3, 11:00am-5:00pm


Learn from legendary artists making an impact on our industry’s past, present and future at our Main Stage. These not-to-miss sessions allow artists and industry insiders at all levels of the industry to watch, listen and learn. The Main Stage is a must for the attendees who want to learn how to advance their own artistry and careers.

*Main Stage presentations are included in your show ticket.

The Ultimate Contour: AJ Crimson – 11:30am-12:15pm, Demo Stage A

Join AJ Crimson, the “King of Complexion” as he craves beauty through the art of contouring and highlighting. See techniques for stage and performance translated for Red Carpet and Celebrity.





Breaking News: Julie Meads, Tara Young & Toya Forbes – 11:30am-12:30pm, Seminar Stage A

Working in the news media is nonstop. With today’s cameras, high profile guests and some of the most recognizable on air talent, professionalism, protocol, and personality are as important as makeup and hair skill. In this session, the CNN hair and makeup management team share their experience and expertise, giving you firsthand knowledge about what it takes to break into media hair and makeup

Following this session, CNN will be interviewing Makeup Artists for roles within their company. If you are interested in interviewing please bring your resume and portfolio. The interview process will be conducted from 10:00am-11:15am and then following the panel from 12:30pm-4:00pm in Renwick (3B).

*Entrance to TMS Beauty Shop Washington DC is required. CLICK HERE to register for your advance ticket.


Enter the Darkroom: Jordan Liberty for Stilazzi – 12:45pm-1:30pm, Seminar Stage A

Jordan Liberty and Stilazzi just dropped something fierce. The Dark Room Palette is his “holy grail” and will be yours too. From soft metallics to intense metallics, what’s not to love? Listen to Jordan speak about his new product and so much more.





Beauty Driven: Ashunta Sheriff – 2:45pm-4:15pm, Seminar Stage A

With over 20 years in the beauty industry, makeup artist, Ashunta Sheriff has made a name for herself by mastering the art of makeup and has managed to change the game. With an understanding of both beauty and business, Ashunta has separated herself from other artists by using the less is more makeup approach on some of the most famous faces in the world while managing to forge the way for fresh, new beauty looks. Her passion and drive have allowed her to keep moving forward and gained her a position in the industry that is unlike anyone else. In her return to The Makeup Show stage, Ashunta will share her thoughts on how to build your own beauty brand and name while maintaining your own ideals and integrity. She will speak on the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people to push you further. She will shed some light on how to make your own artistry celebrity worthy and share her technique for developing her signature contour and glowing makeup look. Let Ashunta inspire you to look beyond the images that we are inundated with and the carbon copy makeup techniques that flood the internet. She will guide you to develop your own signature style and help you to become part of this new makeup movement of individual beauty.



Hands on Workshops allow an exclusive group of dedicated artists to be a part of intense learning with some of the biggest 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.

Please note: Hands-On Workshop registration is in addition to your show ticket price.

Registrants must provide their own makeup brushes; all makeup & additional supplies will be provided.

All Hands-On-Workshops are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Bridal Makeup: A Beautiful Business: Kevin James Bennett, Studio 1, 10:00am-1:00pm – $140

Level: Intermediate to advanced- SOLD OUT

Bridal makeup artists require a specific skill set to realize success in this extremely lucrative section of the beauty industry. Your artistry and business skills must be on-point. This three-hour, hands-on, bridal boot-camp presents real-world solutions to maximize your earning potential, as I teach you how to become a leader in your bridal market. We’ll discuss marketing, the services you offer, pricing, and the creation of beautiful Bridal Makeup. We’ll cover classic bridal looks, theme weddings, and current bridal trends. I’ll show you techniques and tricks to elevate your bride’s appearance and bulletproof their makeup, so EVERY picture looks fantastic. Let me show you how to provide exceptional services on the most important day of a bride’s life – and how to take those skills to the bank!


Emphasis Eyes: Yvonne MacInnis, Studio 2, 10:30am-1:30pm – $140

Level: Beginner

The application an artist decides to emphasis the eyes can make all the difference. In this hands-on workshop, we will explore the use of color, texture, and placement in creating shapes and illusions with multiple product options. We will discuss product options and the role they play in perfecting application. Learn techniques for lining and defining, understand the power of depth and volume, and explore the relationship between brow, lash and every area of the eye.  Whether you are just starting out or elevating your makeup to the next  level, this workshop will have you designing and applying a perfect eye for every occasion.


Makeup for Photography:  Lijha Stewart,  Studio 1, 1:30pm-4:30pm – $140

Level: Intermediate to advanced

For anyone working in any print medium including bridal, editorial, head shot or other print work you will review what is involved in creating flawless beauty makeup for photography. This class is designed to help you better understand the details that allow a makeup to be camera ready. Learn techniques required to transform makeup for photography and the products and tools that can be used, and explore the precision required for photographic applications.


Fundamentals of Complexion and Contour: Bethany Townes, Studio 2, 2:00pm-5:00pm – $140

Level: Beginner

In this intensive hands-on workshop, we will look at one of the most important aspects of any application in achieving the perfect foundation. We will explore how product can be manipulated by an artist to attain any desired coverage and texture and the importance of color theory, color matching, correction and coverage in creating flawless foundation. We will discern the decision making process and the why and when in choosing liquid, crème and powder formulations. In the hands-on portion, you will be challenged to color match multiple clients and correctly apply three different formulas of foundation to achieve desired coverage. This workshop is ideal for a beginning makeup artist or artist who wants to explore the building blocks of a beautiful application.


Enjoy seminars by some of the industry’s best artists. Our Seminars are designed to inspire and inform. Presented by some of the biggest players in the business, these complimentary events are seated on a first-come first-served basis and do not required registration and are included in admission to TMS Makeup Shop DC.

Seminar Stage A
10:30pm-11:15pmGetting Next Michael DeVellis for The Powder Group
11:30pm-12:30pmBreaking News Julie Meads, Tara Young & Toya Forbes for The Makeup Show
12:45pm-1:30pmEnter the Darkroom Jordan Liberty for Stilazzi
1:45pm-2:30pmDetailing Beauty Alphonse Wiebelt for MUSE Beauty.Pro
2:45pm-4:15pmBeauty Driven Ashunta Sheriff for The Makeup Show
4:30pm-5:15pmStrange Beauty: Combining FX and Glam Tim Pearson for Kryolan Pro



This specifically designed area is a demo stage for artists to be introduced to new product, practice and improve their makeup skills. Explore with product provided by The Makeup Show brands and interact in this fun environment under the guidance of brand experts and The Makeup Show team of experienced artists.

Touch it. Try it. Chart it. Apply it. Photograph it.

*Demo Stage entrance is included in your show ticket.

Demo Stage A
10:30am - 11:15amYour Skin For The Win; Prepping your Skin for a Flawless Makeup Look Julia Dalton-Brush for B3, Brush Beauty Balm
11:30am - 12:15pmThe Ultimate ContourAJ Crimson for Stilazzi
12:30pm - 1:15pmThe Reality of Skin - Making Melanin come Alive on Camera Sian Richards for Sian Richards London
1:30pm - 2:15pmLash 101 with Ardell Beauty Eddie Giron for Ardell Beauty
2:30pm - 3:15pmAll That Glitters Jake Aebly for Alcone Company
3:30pm - 4:15pmGlam on the Gram Mimi J for The Glamatory
4:30pm -5:15pmBride Perfect Skin Solange Rivera for Solange Cosmetics


*Presenters, topics and schedules are subject to change
*All Hands-On-Workshops are non-refundable and non-transferable.
*If you have already purchased your show tickets and would like to add classes please EMAIL US or call 212-242-1213.