Monday, May 4, 2020 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


*Presenter, topics, and schedules are subject to change

Ticket sales now open.

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

As one of the most talked about makeup artists 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.



Camera Ready: The Art of Collaboration: Lindsay Adler, Linh Nguyen and Yvonne MacInnis

The relationship between a makeup artist, hair stylist and the photographer requires trust, communication and a mutual respect. In this first time main stage presentation, Award-Winning Educator and Master Photographer, Lindsay Adler, takes to the stage with frequent collaborators and industry leaders Makeup Artist, Yvonne MacInnis and Hair Stylist, Linh Nguyen bringing you through an experience every artist should witness. As a New York based photographer with an international reputation for creating education as well as capturing unforgettable images, Lindsay lends her eye for beauty and knowledge of what photographers look for when hiring their teams.
Linh and Yvonne take to the stage to share their insights 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.







The Feature Stage is located on the 2nd floor.




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 24 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. 

Click Here to buy your ticket and register for IN the Studio classes.

Makeup Art and the Avant-Garde – Einat Dan

Think Tank Advance Master Class

Studio 1, 9:30am-1:00pm – $190

Einat Dan –  Award-winning, internationally recognized artist

Think Tank – In an age where makeup has become so common – gaining insight into new and unusual or experimenting ideas can allow you to tap into your creativity and challenge the everyday concept of what makeup can be. In this unique session, you will see what goes into creating memorable makeup from the start of the design process to the final application for an unforgettable look.

You will learn:

– Watch a master artist bring you through the design process

– Learn to find inspiration and design Avant-Garde makeup

– Start to create a look in the process of a truly innovative pro artist


Hair Styling 101 – Linh Nguyen

Studio 2, 9:30am-12:30pm – $140

Class Level: Beginner

Master Hair Stylist Linh Nguyen – World-renowned expert and educator, known for his editorial artistry and celebrity work.

Success in today’s industry demands that makeup artists have at least a minimum knowledge of hair styling. In this hands-on workshop session, you will learn some simple terminology and dry styling techniques from an established industry expert who understands the demands of creating the perfect style for any occasion.

You will learn:

– Skills for the basic blowout and hair assessment

– Gain an understanding of curling techniques and tools

– Watch and try some simple styles under the guidance of an expert


Color for Correction and Creation – Presenter TBD

Studio 1, 1:15pm-4:15pm – $140

Class Level: Beginner

Theory allows us to understand how colors react to each other and how our eyes see that reaction. This reaction is the basis of all makeup design. Color theory applied in beauty makeup lets us enhance certain features like eye color, make educated choices to correct discoloration in the skin tone or skin imperfections. Master major issues like under eye darkness or distraction and helps create a unique and an impactful end result.

You will learn:

– Learn how to make your own foundations

– Customize colors to design the best looks for your client

– Develop your eye to see how color theory applies to all aspects of your work


Red Carpet Beauty and Beyond – Presenter TBD

Studio 2, 1:00pm-4:00pm – $140

Class Level: Beginner to Intermediate

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





Momentum Session – A series of lectures with Master Artist 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.

$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 a Momentum Session.

Marketing Me: Strategies for Success in the Freelance Career – Presenter TBD

Studio 3, 10:00am-11:00am – $40

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.


Editorial Edge – Presenter TBD

Studio 3, 11:30am-12:30pm – $40

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 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.



Serving Glamour – Presenter TBD

Studio 3, 1:00pm- 2:00pm – $40

Knowing which products work best for high intensity situations from red carpet and celebrity appearances to holiday parties and weddings, allow you to choose these makeup must-haves to apply high performance makeup and use the perfect finishing product on any client you are working with. Watch and learn as we breakdown the design process for giving glamour as well as sharing industry secrets for application and the finishing touches.


Hair and Beyond – Linh Nguyen

Studio 3, 2:30pm-3:30 pm – $40

With the advent of high-definition photography and clients becoming more product savvy than ever before, makeup artists need to be more proficient in analyzing their clients skin, identifying issues and taking immediate action in skin preparation. In this session, we will take an intensive look at the options available for skin care and complexion and show you how to properly care and prepare for any complexion need. We will offer insight on skin products that’s perfect for the professional artist and show you how to bring them into your makeup application.


Find inspiration, unity and unforgettable artistry on our first The Makeup Show International Stage. This stage celebrates the art of makeup by bringing makeup professionals from all over the world together to excite, engage and inspire us to see the energy and possibility of what happens when artists unite.

*International Stage entrance is included in your show ticket.



Experience our 3 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.

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


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.

*Demo Stage entrance is included in your show ticket.

*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.