Attention makeup aficionados and industry insiders! If you didn't know, consider yourselves informed. The Makeup Show Orlando is just around the corner. And with more than 75 beauty brands, 20 seminars, eight hands-on workshops, and six keynote speakers, it's an event you don't want to miss. Mark your calendars for Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando (9801 International Drive).
At The Makeup Show, participants will have access to resources they can use to grow and improve their career including educational and networking opportunities and access to top beauty brands, their latest collections and upcoming trends. Plus, you'll get the chance to stock up your kit with all the essentials (and some fun non-essentials) by taking advantage of excellent show pricing. Some of the brands you'll see at this year's event include: MAKE UP FOR EVER,Crown Brush, Temptu PRO, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, and NARS.
Some notable events you'll want to look out for at this year's show include:
Billy B's seminar "A Career in Makeup," happening Sept. 29 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Billy B is the global makeup consultant for L'Oreal Paris. He's created notable looks for award-winning, iconic music videos including Lady Gaga' Bad Romance, Telephone, and Born this Way, Mary J. Blige's No More Drama, Missy Elliott's She's a Bitch and Rain, and TLC's Waterfalls. His print portfolio boasts unforgettable images of famous women including: Sharon Stone, Cindy Crawford, Beyonce, Britney Spears, Gwen Stephani, P!nk, Tina Turner, and more.
During his seminar, Billy will share stories on how he went from a southern, small town artists to an international sensation. He'll answer your burning industry questions, share insight on how to stay motivated and progress your career, and showcase some of the makeup techniques that he's become known for.
The Face to Face live makeup competition. Individual makeup artists from all over the world are invited to compete and prove that their skills in beauty, body, fashion, and FX makeup sets them apart from the rest. Prizes include:
- A makeup kit containing some of James Vincent's favorite products (valued at $2,000)
- An announcement and feature in The Makeup Show newsletter and a featured spot on The Makeup Show blog
- One complimentary ticket to every 2012 The Makeup Show event
- A one-on-one lunch meeting with a makeup show artist following The Makeup Show Orlando
I hope to see a few of you out in Orlando next month! For a full list of participating brands, educational speakers, schedule of events, and prices, visit www.themakeupshow.com.
About The Makeup Show
The Makeup Show is owned and produced by Metropolitan Event & Production and travels internationally from LA, NYC, Chicago, Europe, and Orlando. Bringing each destination over 60 beauty brands, and unique convergence of artists and community, where beauty professionals are sure to find an artistic energy that will inspire any beauty buff, from the passionate beginner to the seasoned professional. Each show offers an unparalleled lineup of education and appearances from top beauty professionals and focuses on career building and networking within the makeup community. The show provides a unique experience for the makeup professional to network directly from the best in the business.