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What Are You Doing This Weekend |The Makeup Show New York

Every year I make it a point attend The Makeup Show at least once. Being in a space that large full of makeup professionals is a huge inspiration for me. I have also met many “makeup friends” right there at the show, fellow artists and bloggers too.

The Makeup Show 2012 with @iamfrancesmichelle @bethanytownes @missmerli @divadoesmakeup @jenjamesbeauty @styledegree @thegorgeousingredient 

This weekend the show will be in one of my favorite cities in the world… New York City; May 6th and 7th at the Metropolitan Pavilion.

This years brand lineup includes some regulars but also some new additions to the show; Pat McGrath Labs, Marc Jacobs Beauty,  Hourglass Cosmetics, Stila Cosmetics, NUDESTIX, Purlisse Beauty, Urban Decay, Guerlin, Malin + Goetz, Covergirl Cosmetics and more including sponsors: Diamond Sponsor Makeup Forever, Platinum Sponsor Crown brush, Silver Sponsors Temptu and Frends Beauty, Supporting Sponsors Smashbox, Alcone, Inglot, and MustaeV and Contributing Sponsors Glamcor and Pinacle Cosmetics.

“Shades of Beauty” an art gallery featuring work of Danessa Myricks and Moshoodat Sanni will explore the relationship between makeup art and making art with over 20 pieces on display.

And then there are the keynotes! Tips and tricks from industry greats? Yes please! Sign me up! Here are some of the keynotes lined up this year;

Bobbi Brown, Making Your Mark: Bobbi will share stories and experiences from her iconic career and inspire to find authenticity in our own artistry to make our own mark

Miss Fame, Beauty Mark: Making an impact on artistry: Join Miss fame (Kurtis Dam-Mikkelsen) as he share the story of what led him into the world of modeling and makeup. He will demonstrate his impeccable skills and secrets that go into his intentionally recognized makeup applications. Watch as this master performs his work and witness the art of transformation.

Timothy Hung, Artistry in Action: Timothy will showcase the visual components of color and texture to elevate an application and showcase how two dimensional ideas are adapted to three dimensional in application

Hung Vanngo, Signature Style: Hung talks about his career and shares some thoughts on what you can do in your own career to make your mark. He will show you an application and bring you through the decision-making and product selection process.

Moshoodat Sanni, Beyond Beauty: Moshoodat will share her story, her unique style, and her ability to use her influence to characterize her artistic talent to inspire artists to go beyond just being ordinary. She will talk about finding your muse, and discuss the importance of diversity and inclusivity in the industry.

Jordan Liberty, Image and influence: Jordan will discuss the importance of social media, share his advice on creating and capturing unforgettable images, and offer advice for those looking to take their career to the next level.

An Artist Conversation with James Vincent, Kevin James bennet, Jon Henessey, Sarah Lucero, Nicky Posley and Kerri Blair: Join the panel of industry insiders as they discuss the effect of social media and different options available to artists and offer option and advice on everything from rates, bookings, creating beauty, having a career with integrity and the important relationship between art and influence.
For more details and info on the show and how you can join us head over to

Which Keynotes would you attend? or Which would you like me to attend and tell you all about? Let me know in the comments below and I just might 😉


“This is what the LORD says: “Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who draws strength from mere flesh and whose heart turns away from the LORD.” Jeremiah 17:5


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