4 Reasons to Check out The Makeup Show LA this Weekend
It’s that time of year again… The Makeup Show is back in LA and it’s bigger than ever! Check out some of the must see’s at this year’s show:
1. Inspiring Keynote Speakers
One of the best aspects of The Makeup Show is the education. Not only is it free with admission, but where else can you watch, absorb info and be inspired by the industry’s top artists all in the same place? This year, the Keynote Speakers will be Mario Dedivanovic (Kim Kardashian, Michelle Williams), Troy Jensen(Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, Gwyneth Paltrow), Sutan Amrull (America’s Next Top Model, Adam Lambert), Sharon Gault (David LaChapelle, Lady Gaga), Bill Corso (The Shining, X-Men, Indiana Jones) Jinny Houele (Cirque De Soliel) and Maurice Stein (Golden Girls, Planet of the Apes). These artists will be sharing insight and info that new and seasoned artists can benefit from.
2. Jump on OCC’s New Lip Tar Packaging
I am so excited about Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetic’s revamped lip tar packaging. No more messy spills inside your kit, and the new tubes offer 25% more product. Get there early since the OCC booth is usually only of the busiest at the show.
3. The Professional Resource Area
A really cool feature at this year’s show is Crystal Wright’s Pro Resource Area. All day Saturday and Sunday, Crystal’s Pro Pods will feature agents from Cloutier Remixx, Producers, Bloggers and Makeup Artists. Attendees will be able bring their business materials for review (at a first come, first serve basis). On Saturday after the Industry Expert Panel, the experts will be staying after to do portfolio reviews (5-6pm). What a great opportunity to meet and network with people who are actually in a position to hire you.
4. Top Industry Brands.. at Amazing Prices.
With over 70 exhibitors, the show floor is a makeup lover’s paradise. Kevyn Aucoin, OCC, Inglot, Makeup Forever, Embroylisse, Hakahudo and Senna are among the brands that will be selling products at the show. Most booths are offering discounts or show specials, and many are even launching new products for the first time, at the show!
I am a freelance makeup artist in Los Angeles working mainly in print and television. Makeup and traveling are my passion and my heart resides at La Isla De Los Monos Monkey Rescue Center in the Peruvian Amazon.