Saturday, November 13, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, November 14, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Hyatt Regency Vancouver

The Makeup Show offers several different types of education including Main Stage Presentations, IN The Studio Workshops, Momentum Sessions, Seminar Stages and Demo Stage. Please check below for our education schedules. More updates coming soon.

Learn from legendary artists making an impact on our industry’s past, present and future at our live Main Stage. The Main Stage is a must for the attendees who want to learn how to advance their own artistry and career.

*Main Stage presentations are live and included in your show ticket.

Artistry in Action: Lyle Reimer – Saturday November 13

Makeup and Mixed Media Artist, Lyle Reimer has elevated the title of makeup artist to a whole new level. Fusing fashion and art together and combining the passions that drive him, Lyle creates works of art that are extraordinary and blur the line between makeup art and fine art. Each of his unforgettable pieces are created strictly from found objects and recycled garbage giving fantasy and undeniable creativity in his self-portrait personas, which fuse facial sculpture, makeup, and imagination. In his first Main Stage presentation at The Makeup Show, you will watch a Master Artist in Action. Lyle will showcase the visual components of color, form, line, shape, texture and value to take you from fundamentals to the fantastical. Watch and experience how an artist can use color, texture and found materials to elevate an application. See how two-dimensional ideas are adapted to three-dimensional in an exciting application unlike anything you have seen on our stage before.

Beauty Mark – Making An Impact In Artistry: Miss Fame – Sunday November 14

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 keynote, 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 revel 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.

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.
*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. 

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Photo Ready, Makeup and Photography: Danessa Myricks
Master Class 
Studio 1: Friday November 12, 10:00am-2:00pm – CAD $220
Class Level: Intermediate to Advanced
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Danessa Myricks – World-renowned Makeup Artist, Educator, Photographer and Brand Owner

Think Tank

This master class is an introduction to photography for makeup artists and is ideal for artists working in any print medium including bridal, editorial, head shot and other print work. It’s also essential for any artist who wants to know more about creating and capturing the perfect makeup application.

In this class, Danessa will share her experience from both sides of the camera as she reviews all that is involved in creating flawless looks for photography. This class is designed to help you better understand the details and create and apply camera ready makeup that makes an impact.

You will learn:
– Techniques required to transform makeup for photography
– Gain an understanding of the products and tools that can be used
– Explore the precision required for photographic applications
– Learn angles, lighting and composition to capture your own image

Bridal Makeup: A Beautiful Business: Lijha Stewart
Studio 2: Friday November 12, 9:30am-12:30pm – CAD $140
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

The Creative Makeup Bootcamp: Lijha Stewart & Yvonne MacInnis
Studio 2: Friday November 12, 1:30pm-5:30pm – CAD $250
Class Level: Beginner to Advanced
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The Creative Makeup Bootcamp is designed for the working makeup artist at every level — from new MUAs to Seasoned Professionals.

This Intensive workshop features the most sought-after skills and knowledge with our artists Lijha Stewart and Yvonne MacInnis. They will cover everything from Advanced Color Theory + Creative Design, Developing your Signature Style to Building your Dream Kit. This 4 hour class offers hands-on practice of the creative design process including one-on-one mentoring and in the moment supportive coaching and feedback. Lijha and Yvonne will inspire you to approach the creative Design aspect of your Makeup Artistry with a completely new and artistic approach.

You will learn: 
– To create designs that incorporate art theory and support good decision making when applying for every look.
– To feel empowered to take creative risks in your career that will help you develop your personal style further.
– Master tricks and techniques to elevate your makeup applications in every area of the industry from Bridal to Events, and from Fashion to Editorial and Beyond.

Color for Correction & Creation: Lijha Stewart
Studio 1: Saturday November 13, 10:00am-1:00pm –  CAD $140
Class Level: Beginner
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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. Major issues like under eye darkness or distraction, 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

Fundamentals of Complexion & Contour: Yvonne MacInnis

Studio 1: Saturday November 13, 1:30pm-4:30pm – CAD $140
Class Level: Beginner
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In this intensive IN the Studio 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 and correctly
– Learn to color correct, conceal, contour and shape and structure for any face

Emphasis Eyes: Lijha Stewart
Studio 1: Sunday November 14, 9:30am-12:30pm – CAD $140
Class Level: Beginner
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The application of how an artist decides to emphasize the eyes can make all the difference. In this class, we will explore the use of color, texture, and placement in creating shapes and illusions with multiple products. We will discuss product options and the role they play in perfecting your application. Whether you are just starting out or elevating your makeup to the next level, this class will have you designing and applying a perfect eye for every occasion.

You will learn:
– Explore the relationship between the brow, lash and every area of the eye
– Techniques for lining, defining and understanding the power of depth and volume
– Master the design and application to achieve the perfect eye for all occasions

Red Carpet Beauty & Beyond: Yvonne MacInnis
Studio 1: Sunday November 14, 1:00pm-4:00pm – CAD $140
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

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. Designed for those artists wanting more in-depth information on the topic, but without the hands-on segment.

*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. 

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Editorial Edge: Jon Hennessey
Studio 2: Saturday November 13th: 10:00am-11:00am – CAD $40
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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.

Understanding Avant-Garde: Yvonne MacInnis
Studio 2: Saturday November 13, 11:30am-12:30pm – CAD $40
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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.

Skin Games: Danessa Myricks
Studio 2: Saturday November 13, 1:00pm-2:00pm – CAD $40
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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 session 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” class 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 session will transform your artistry.

A Stronger Foundation: Lijha Stewart
Studio 2: Saturday November 13, 2:30pm-3:30pm – CAD $40
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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.

Marketing Me: Strategies for Success in the Freelance Career: James Vincent
Studio 2: Sunday November 14, 10:00am-11:00am – CAD $40
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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.

Serving Glamour: Yvonne MacInnis
Studio 2: Sunday November 14, 11:30am- 12:30pm – CAD $40
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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.

Social Strategy – Influence in Action: Danessa Myricks
Studio 2: Sunday November 14, 1:00pm-2:00pm – CAD $40

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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.

Engaging Bridal: Lijha Stewart
Studio 2: Sunday November 14, 2:30pm-3:30pm  – CAD $40
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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.


Experience our 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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*Seminars are complimentary events and are included in admission to The Makeup Show. 

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This specifically designed area offers a demo stage for artists to be introduced to new product, practice and improve their makeup skills. Touch it. Try it. Chart it. Apply it. Photograph it.

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*Demo Stage entrance is included in your show ticket.

Updated Schedule coming soon!