Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:00AM – 5:00PM

*Presenter, topics, and schedules are subject to change

“What we really strive to do is to create a save space where people can engage with each other, create a community and learn from each other.”

Lijha Stewart – Makeup Artist

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.



Making Up: James Molloy – 10:00am-11:30am

As one of the most talked about makeup artist in our industry in the last few years, James Molloy continues to redefine modern beauty. With an impressive resume that includes celebrities, international fashion and beauty and developing a brand that every artists wants, James Molloy has made a name for himself as an artist, entrepreneur and educator. His company MYKITCO continues to change the way we look at tools.
In his first time at The Makeup Show, James will share his inspiring story and show you how he creates his unforgettable looks. He will offer insight on choosing the right tool, take you through his process and talk about building your name in a competitive industry. Whether your work is in bridal, television or editorial, this is a presentation not to be missed.


Beauty Mark – Making An Impact In Artistry: Miss Fame – 12:00pm-1:30pm

Making an impression in a competitive industry is not easy. Making your mark in multiple industries on an international level seems impossible. Model, recording artist, performer and makeup artist, Miss Fame has done just that and managed to capture the collective imagination in the process. Miss Fame continues as trend-setter and a ground- breaker to make an impression with all she does. With an always impressive drive, talent, and a constant vision, Miss Fame is doing it all on an international level. In this first time main stage presentation, Miss Fame, whose real name is Kurtis Dam-Mikkelsen, will share the story of what led him from San Louis Obispo to the world of modeling and makeup. He will demonstrate the skill and reveal the secrets that go into his internationally recognized makeup applications. Watch a Master at work and witness the art of transformation. Miss Fame/Kurtis will answer questions, offer advice, and inspire you to develop your own style, find your own success, and make your own way in this beauty business.


Social Influence: Rich Lux – 1:45pm-2:45pm

Makeup has become a major presence in today’s mass media. The influence of social media and the impact of engagement has allowed makeup to be used to create careers in a variety of ways with countless opportunities. In this main stage presentation, Houston’s very own Rich Lux joins our Director of Artistry, James Vincent to offer some insight on how you can utilize modern marketing in your own brand and business. Rich will share his story to inspire you to take your own engagement to all new levels.


Danessa Myricks head shot 12/27/2016

Editorial Artistry: Danessa Myricks & Linh Nguyen – 3:00pm-4:30pm

Developing hair and makeup for editorial requires an eye for artistry and an advanced skill set. In this session, celebrity hair stylist and makeup artist Linh Nguyen and Danessa Myricks take to the stage to share their insight on editorial. They will offer advice on how to work in this exciting area of the industry while sharing their inspirational editorial beauty work they’re known for.




Our IN the Studio classes provide an educational experience to artists of all levels to help refine their makeup skills and elevate their artistry and career in an intimate setting. Each class allows attendees to listen and learn through demonstration, coaching, discussion and practice hands-on while receiving informative feedback from their instructor. Registrants will also have the opportunity to use different products from brands that will be participating at the show.

*Registrants will receive a certificate of completion for each class.

*All IN the Studio classes have a capacity of 20 attendees.

*IN the Studio attendees must bring their own brush set, all other products supplied.

*IN the Studio registration is in addition to your show ticket. You will have the option to register for a class when you purchase your show ticket. All IN the Studio classes are non-refundable and non-transferable. 

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Flawless Beauty: Paloma Romo

Studio 1, 9:30am-12:30pm – $135

Class Level: Early Stage to Advanced

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Today’s clients are expectations are higher than ever and modern cameras are increasingly unforgiving with new modern technology. In this competitive industry, it is essential that you create makeup that is not only impactful, but it must be perfect in every aspect of your application. In this class, you will learn to create and apply precise and perfected makeup, while developing an understanding of the fundamentals of each area of the face for every application.

You will learn:

– Explore questions and answers that will lead you to precise and perfect applications

– Build a better understanding of how every choice and administration of color affects the end result

– Master the precision, placement and application that allows you to become a better artist



Red Carpet Beauty & Beyond: Lijha Stewart

Studio 2, 10:00am-1:00pm – $135

Class Level: Beginner to Intermediate

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Whether your work is with celebrities for award ceremonies or you want to make every client look and feel like a celebrity, this class will help you better understand and execute special event makeup.

You will learn:

– Watch and learn the secrets to making your makeup long lasting

– Learn to design and apply flawless makeup for photographs, video and in person

– Practice the techniques and tricks the biggest artists in the business use to develop their signature looks


Bridal Makeup: A Beautiful Business: Kevin James Bennett

Studio 1, 1:00pm-4:00pm – $135

Class Level: Intermediate to Advanced

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Bridal makeup artists require a specific skill set to gain 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, build a stronger portfolio & skill set, and become a leader in your bridal market.

You will learn:

– Learn to market the services you offer, pricing and the creation of beautiful Bridal Makeup

– Cover classic bridal looks, themed weddings and current bridal trends

– Master techniques and tricks to elevate your bride’s appearance and make it last all day

– Learn to provide exceptional services on the most important day of your client’s life


Fundamentals of Complexion & Contour: Yvonne MacInnis

Studio 2, 1:30pm-4:30pm – $135

Class Level: Beginner

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In this intensive class, we will look at one of the most important aspects of any application, achieving the perfect foundation. We will explore how product can be manipulated by an artist to achieve any desired coverage & texture and the importance of color theory, color matching, correction and coverage in creating flawless foundation.

You will learn:

– Discern the decision making process and the why & when in choosing liquid, crème or powder formulations

– Master color matching for multiple clients

– Learn to color correct, conceal, contour and shape and structure for any face



Momentum Session – A series of lectures with Master Artists and Industry Experts designed to engage you on a personal level. Listen and learn from the best in the business as they bring you through an intimate seminar style class with a lot of content to elevate your artistry and career through discussion, demonstration, and participation. Each session is for 60 minutes in an intimate setting. Designed for those artists wanting more in-depth information on the topic, but without the hands-on segment.

$35 each.

*Please note, this is not a hands-on class, but a demo will be provided and attendees will observe and participate in all sessions. Momentum Sessions are in addition to your show ticket. You will have the option to register for a session when you purchase your show ticket. All Momentum Sessions are non-refundable and non-transferable. 

*Momentum Session is located in the Woodway Room on the second floor.

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Engaging Bridal: Kevin James Bennett

Studio 3, 9:30am-10:30am  – $35

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Bridal makeup artists must be the best in the business. Both the intensity of the situation and the dynamically durable requirements of the application make it the toughest makeup you can do. See what products meet the bridal challenge, learn how to build a better bridal business, and learn to create the perfect bride every time.



Understanding Avant-Garde: Yvonne MacInnis

Studio 3, 11:00am-12:00pm – $35

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New and unusual or experimental ideas, especially in the arts, or the people introducing them is the definition of Avant-Garde. An important piece to understand, if you want to take your makeup to exciting places, watch as we bring you through unexpected applications beyond beauty and share some of the tools and techniques to help you bring the unexpected to your own makeup.



Danessa Myricks head shot 12/27/2016Social Strategy – Influence in Action: Danessa Myricks 

Studio 3, 12:30pm-1:30pm – $35

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Understanding social media and marketing from an activation standpoint is essential for success. In this momentum, you learn to separate the fact from fiction and develop your own individual strategy.



A Stronger Foundation: Lijha Stewart

Studio 3, 2:00pm-3:00pm – $35

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Foundation and complexion products have become one of the most important parts of any application. With more choices than ever, knowing how to meet your client’s needs and make better decisions allows you to become a stronger artist. A Stronger Foundation takes a look at the options available for complexion and get an understanding for the how, when and why in choosing the proper products.

James Vincent head shot 12/20/2016The Best Intentions: James Vincent & Lijha Stewart

Studio 3, 3:30pm-4:30pm – $45

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Personal wellness is an important part of day to day life in any creative or competitive industry. Preparing your space, protecting your energy and being more mindful of intention can allow an artist to set their sight more clearly, communicate more effectively and curate something unforgettable for a client. In this momentum session Lijha Stewart and James Vincent offer some insight into tools and technique you can explore and implement in your life and career to help you be more focused, more mindful and better prepared to become the artist you want to be.


Experience our 2 seminar stages created for artists to learn the new trends for the season and the techniques from Airbrush, Beauty, FX and Body Art. These seminars are presented by our sponsors and exhibitors along with the biggest artists in the business.

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*These complimentary events are seated on a first-come first-served basis and are included in admission to The Makeup Show.

Seminar Stage A
11:30am-12:15pmMagen Grays for Pacifica Beauty
12:30pm-1:15pm A Masculine Side to Makeup - Essential Tips for Men's Makeup Angela Wilson for MustaeV
1:30pm-2:15pmTEMPTU: Hollywood's Secret Weapon in the Age of Ultra HD Tanya Deemer for TEMPTU Pro
2:30pm-3:15pmComplexion Perfection Cori Aston for Face Atelier
Seminar Stage B



This specifically designed area offers 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.

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*Demo Stage entrance is included in your show ticket.

Demo Stage A
9:00am-11:00amAnna Chapovalov Body Painter Anna Chapovalov for The Makeup Show
11:30am-12:30pm Glamcor 101 Rose Tavarez for Glamcor Global

*Presenters, topics and schedules are subject to change
*Tickets, IN the Studio classes and Momentum Sessions 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.