The Makeup Show Houston Competition


The Makeup Show announces a LIVE competition! Bringing makeup artists at all levels of their career and all areas of the industry together as they show off their skills for makeup application and character creation. Participants will be judged by some of the biggest names working in today’s industry. Open to Texas-based makeup artists, students and artists from all over the world to compete against their colleagues and prove their skills in beauty, body art, fashion & FX makeup setting them apart from the rest.

The Makeup Show Artist team will be on hand to offer advice throughout the application process as competing artists bring their vision to life.  Each challenge will allow our competing artists to showcase their talent and show our celebrity judges and their makeup community what they are capable of. These three rounds will test their skills with beauty, bridal, basic FX and character to show the world the talent that comes out of the Lone Star State.



March 20th – Round 1 & 2

March 21st – Round 3 (competing artists who reach the final will take part in round 3)


The winner will receive FREE entrance to EVERY show in 2021. A FREE IN the Studio class.

PLUS a gift bag filled with all of James Vincent’s favorite products!


To apply, please download the application form by clicking below.

Application Form

Please send the completed form along with one image of your work to

Entry Deadline:


Orlando Competition 2018
Artist: Maria Fassrainer


Images at Top of Page: Dallas Competition 2017

Artist: Yvonne MacInnis