Saturday, March 23, 2019 9:00AM – 5:00PM

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MAIN STAGE KEYNOTE - Presenters Coming Soon
Learn from legendary artists making an impact on our industry’s past, present and future at our Main Stage Keynotes. These not-to-miss sessions allow artists and industry insiders at all levels of the industry to watch, listen and learn. The Keynote & Business Forum is a must for the attendees who want to learn how to advance their own artistry and careers. *Keynote presentations are included in your show ticket.

Danessa Myricks head shot 12/20/2016

Multidimensional Makeup for Photography: Danessa Myricks – Time TBD

As a makeup artist, photographer, and entrepreneur, Danessa Myricks has mastered the perfect beauty application and made a name for herself as one of the most creative artists in our makeup industry. With the creation of her eponymous line, Danessa Myricks Beauty, and her work in the studio, Danessa continues to creatively combine art and product manipulation as she did in her role as Director of Innovation for Benefit Cosmetics. Her insight and ability to guide others on how texture, color, product payoff, and lighting can synergize on camera is unmatched. In this first time keynote, Danessa shows us why a multidimensional strategy is key to producing impactful images. She shares her tips for manipulating texture, maximizing color, and creating dimension which sets the tone for creating memorable images. 


An Artist Conversation: James Vincent, Danessa Myricks, and Special Guests –  5:00pm-7:00pm

In a business that is constantly changing, professional artists are making their money and making their mark in many different ways. With the influx of social media, the celebrity makeup artist and makeup influencer titles have become very common creating opportunity, options and also controversy. In this important panel, we will explore the similarities, the disparities and the disputes. Our panel of experts from the very traditional career artist to today’s multimedia makeup darlings, discuss the different options available to you and offer opinion and advice on everything from rates, bookings, creating beauty, having a career with integrity and the important relationship between art and influence.

**An Artist Conversation will also include cocktails and networking.

*Keynote presentations are included in your show ticket.

SEMINARS- Schedule Coming Soon

Learn all the new trends for the seasons, techniques from Airbrush to FX and more at the Main Floor Seminars. Designed to inspire and inform, these seminars are presented by our sponsors and exhibitors, along with some of the biggest artists in the business. These complimentary events are seated on a first-come first-served basis and are included in admission to The Makeup Show.

*Seminars are included in your show ticket.


Our Workshops allow an exclusive group of dedicated artists to be a part of intense learning with some of the largest 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.

*All Workshops have a capacity of 20 attendees.

*All Workshop Attendees must bring their own brush set, all other products supplied.

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

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Emphasis Eyes: Lijha Stewart 

Studio 2, 10:15 am-1:15 pm – $140

Class 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.

Orlando Santiago head shot 12/20/2016

Fundamentals of Complexion & Contour: Orlando Santiago

Studio 1, 10:00 am-1:00 pm – $140 

Class Level: Beginner

In this intensive hands-on workshop, 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 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 beginning makeup artist or artist who wants to explore the building blocks of a beautiful application.

Red Carpet Beauty & Beyond: Bethany Townes

Studio 1, 1:30pm-4:30pm – $140

Class Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Whether your work is with celebrities for award ceremonies or real women, red carpet beauty will help you better understand and execute special event makeup. Watch and learn the secrets to making your makeup long lasting and ensuring it  will be flawless in photographs, video and in person and practice the techniques and tricks the biggest artists in the business use to develop their signature looks.


Makeup for Photography: Yvonne MacInnis

Studio 2, 1:45pm-4:45pm – $140

Class 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.



Momentum: In 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 90 minutes in an intimate setting. Designed for those artists wanting more in-depth information on the topic, but without the hands-on segment.

$40 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.

Click Here to buy your ticket and register for Momentum: In Session.

A Stronger Foundation: Danessa Myricks

Studio 3, 9:30am-11:00am  – $25
Foundation and complexion products have become one of the most important parts of any application. With more choices than ever and knowing how to meet your client’s needs and make better decisions, allows you to become a stronger artist. Focus On Foundation takes an intensive look at the options available for complexion and get an understanding for the how, when and why in choosing the proper products.

Skincare for the Working Makeup Artist: Felicia Walker

Studio 3, 11:30am-1:00pm – $25

Thanks to our obsession with social media, the demand for perfect skin is at an all time high. Skincare for the Working Makeup Artist is a career essential. This seminar is your guide to elevating your makeup artistry and increasing your value through skincare education, tips, techniques and products. Go beyond makeup artistry by adding this invaluable skill set to your kit. The “must-attend” seminar will equip you with information and expertise that will amplify your artistry and establish a point of difference between you and your competition.  Skincare education and makeup application go hand-in-hand. This seminar will transform your artistry.

Editorial Edge: Orlando Santiago

Studio 3, 1:15pm-2:45pm – $25
Defining editorial, designing editorial and elevating your work to an editorial level, are an important way for any artist to better develop their skill. Understanding which product allows you to work with any and every editorial concept is as important as understanding the process itself. Learn what must- haves make editorial work easier and allow you to meet any makeup challenge. Listen in as we share the secrets to breaking into editorial and making that skill level part of every application.

Marketing Me: Strategies for Success in the Freelance Career: Lijha Stewart

Studio 3, 3:00-4:30 PM – $25

Having an understanding of how marketing works and what it can do for your career is even more crucial when you have your own business. In this session, we will explore the smartest ways you can use social media to set a plan into place, wow potential employers, prospective clients and possible agents to put your career in better motion.



This specifically designed area offers 3 demo stages 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.

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