Wayne Goss

I have been working in the makeup industry for the past 15 years. Originally I trained in exercise and nutrition but when acne struck me at 20 it changed the course of my life. My goal at the time was to get the flawless smooth skin I once had. Once my skin was back to … Continued

Michael DeVellis

As the founder of The Powder Group, The Makeup Show and On Makeup Magazine, Michael DeVellis has the inside track on what it takes to make it big in the makeup artist industry. His more than 20 years of experience working with hundreds of top artists, product lines, artist agencies, trade events, productions, and publications … Continued

Johnny Lavoy

As Artist Director and owner of Moda Rey Salon, the Connecticut business he started nearly 15 years ago, Johnny Lavoy is a sought-after hair stylist based in Connecticut and New York City and has worked on many national advertising and editorial campaigns. His work has appeared in the pages of Vanity Fair, InStyle, Glamour, Ocean … Continued

Eugenia Weston

Eugenia Weston has been a pioneer in the cosmetics industry for over three decades. Gifted with an incredible eye for facial structure and a remarkable sense of color and design, she began to create her inimitable makeup line concocting natural colors long before ‘natural’ was in vogue. As an apprentice for Hollywood makeup stalwarts, Eugenia … Continued

James Vincent

As Director of Education and Artistry for The Makeup Show, The Powder Group and the WWD Beauty Inc Award winning Ardency Inn, James is fortunate enough to work with makeup lines and makeup artists at all levels of the industry. Over the years James Vincent’s passion for the art of makeup has included nearly every … Continued

Ve Neill

Ve Neill is the Makeup Designer and Department Head for Films at C4 Productions. She has worked on The Hunger Games Trilogy, the new Amazing Spiderman films, and Pirates of the Caribbean films. She is a three time Oscar winner with eight nominations, a BAFTA award winner, and a two-time Emmy winner. 

Crystal Wright

Crystal Wright was working as a sales rep at Xerox in Los Angeles when she met the photographer who would change the direction of her life forever. Less than a year later she would find herself managing the careers of photographers, makeup artists, hair and fashion stylists in the agency that bore her name. As … Continued