Congratulations to the nominees of the 8th Annual – The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS). The awards program celebrates the outstanding achievements in makeup and hairstyling in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater in twenty one categories.  All winners will be announce at the reimagined virtual gala on Saturday, April 3, 2021 which will be broadcast internationally. Tickets to the event are free to all who register.

This year will also celebrate the distinguished careers of Matthew Mungle, Oscar and Emmy winning makeup artist, and Terry Baliel, Emmy winning hair stylist, who will both receive the Continue reading


The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) has announced the finalists in the 32nd annual North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA). The North American Hairstyling Awards is the most prestigious professional beauty competition in North America and honors the salon industry’s top artists who push the boundaries of skill and creativity. Since its inception, thousands of talented artists have used NAHA as a platform to showcase their work to win a coveted NAHA Award.

This was an unprecedented year for NAHA due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, yet the heightened creativity and vast number of submissions were some of the most impressive in the competition’s history.” shares Nina Daily, PBA’s Chief Marketing Officer. “The industry rallied to channel energy into true artistry, innovation, and camaraderie, and we couldn’t be prouder of this year’s finalists.”

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January 11-13, 2021 marks the premier of The Pro Safety Beauty Summit, a first-of-its-kind international online trade conference delivering in-depth seminars covering the future of the beauty industry. A panel of globally respected beauty industry leaders, led by industry veterans Madeline Leonard, Karen Reddy-Medeiros and Sumita Batra, provide attending beauty professionals in diverse fields a comprehensive roadmap to groundbreaking safety products, health protocols and best business practices required to go the distance in a post COVID-19 world. The Pro Safety Group has been nominated under the category of social responsibility by the Los Angeles Business Journal for a 2020 Beauty Award.

Access to the virtual conference is complimentary and is broken down into three highly focused, information-packed days that concentrate on the following: The Protocols -essential health and Continue reading

100 Debts of Gratitude: Thank You To Our 2020 Presenters and Sponsors

Greetings and Happy New Year pros and industry friends!
First and most importantly I hope this message finds you safe and well as we head into 2021.

This was certainly quite a year for the professional makeup and beauty industries – and the world at large. We watched as a pandemic, important social justice issues, natural disasters and a political climate like no other – along with the stress and uncertainty that came with it all – changed who we are and how we behave forever.

We sat in a great pause – one that we are still in – that overtook our ability to Continue reading


What does a pair of creative, driven and passionate New Yorkers do during a pandemic? Move to Music City and open a new brick-and-mortar beauty retail space. We caught up with partners Bennett Jason and Martin Casanova to learn more about this style-focused destination and what’s next for their brand Revelhaus.

What made you decide to open Revelhaus?
Revelhaus is a culmination of needs and wants. Coming to Nashville from NYC, a primary intention was to own our own business, embracing curation to bring brands not easily found in the Nashville area. Pairing that with Nashville’s only  “theater and performance” store recently closing, we noticed a big entertainment market getting left stranded with nowhere to replenish. We wanted to change that, while introducing today’s most inspired makeup brands in a tangible way.

What is the concept of the store?
Reestablishing destination boutiques with pro education and regionally hard to find brands. Our brands cater to the convenience girl with a 5 minute beauty ritual, lots of multiple products, lots of time management tips and tricks. We also are the destination for Continue reading


Iconic beauty brand Beekman 1802 has launched a brand new skin care range to delight of beauty lovers and pros nationwide. The brand has partnered exclusively with makeup artist favorite, Ulta Beauty, on the launch, making the new, 17-piece collection available in 400 Ulta Beauty stores nationwide and at The Ulta Beauty launch represents the first national retail partnership for Beekman 1802, who until now has only been available at the brand’s own Mercanantile, and other local retailers nationwide, on QVC and online at

Beekman 1802 was founded by Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell. The New York City couple famously left the city, buying a 19th-century home and farm in Sharon Springs, NY about 50 miles west of Albany, where, Continue reading


While the 72nd Creative Arts Emmy Awards took place virtually this year, they were not going to let a pandemic stop them from honoring the best of what makes television so magical.  The awards were given out over four consecutive nights and with the final ceremony taking place Sunday, September 21st, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.  This year’s Makeup Artists and Hairstylist winners included Doniella Davy, Kirsten Sage Coleman and Tara Lang Shah for Euphoria. Check out the On Set: Doniella Davy + Euphoria feature from our Fall 2019 issue. Other winners include Patricia Regan, Claus Lulla, Joseph A. Campayno, Margot Boccia, Michael Laudati, Tomasina Smith, Roberto Baez, and Alberto Machuca for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, James Robert Mackinnon, Vincent Van Dyke, Richard Redlefse, Neville Page, and Michael Ornelaz for Star Trek: Picard “Absolute Candor” and many more.

Congratulations to all of the 2020 Emmy Award winners!  See complete list of winners below. Continue reading


The Makeup Show announced that it will host its first The Virtual Makeup Show, due to COVID-19.  The Virtual Show will be on September 13-14, 2020 from 10am – 6pm both days.

The Makeup Show has been creating a place in the beauty industry to learn, network, and explore for the past 10 years in a variety of cities and countries.

The two-day event will have over 25 pre-recorded educational sessions, 6 live presentations, and live demos with top brands, and artists in a virtual show experience.  The brands include The Powder Group, Danessa Myricks Beauty, Rebel and Outlaws, MYKITCOAlcone Company, B3 Beauty Balm, Crown Brush, Bdellium Tools, Glamcor, Melanie Mills Hollywood, TEMPTU Pro, Viseart, and many more.  The artists that will be presenting are James Vincent, Julia Dalton Brush, Danessa MyricksJames Molloy, Jon HennesseyLijha Stewart, Yvonne MacInnis, and more guests to be announced soon.

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This year the World Bodypainting Festival had to postpone the World Bodypainting Festival edition to 2021.  However, due to the overwhelming interest from the bodypainting community, they created the WBF 2020 COVID Edition.  The online competition took place from July 6th to July 10th, complete with sponsors, awards, and prizes.

The WBF 2020 COVID Crisis Edition was supported by Tourismusregion Klagenfurt am Worthersee, Kryolan Professional Makeup, Karnten – Its my life, FH Karnten – Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Asia Colors, On Makeup Magazine, The Powder Group, Snazaroo, KT1 Privatfernsehen, and Base Formula.

At this special online competition, winners were selected in 6 categories, including 3 world awards.  613 incredible artists from 55 nations in 17 time zones around the world participated in the festival.  Continue reading


In support and celebration of the creative and diverse members of our LGBTQ community, TEMPTU is proud to partner with The Trevor Porject, the  world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ Youth, to launch a Limited Edition TEMPTU Air, in Metallic Rainbow – a brilliant alchemy of color inspired by Pride. $10 from every purchase will be benefiting the life-saving work of The Trevor Project.

The Trevor Project works to save young lives by providing life-saving and life-affirming support through free and confidential suicide prevention and crisis ntervention programs via their 24/7 phone lifeline, chat, and text, and through additional community resources and education.  The work that the Trevor Project does is more important than ever in showing LGBTQ Youth that even though they may be physically isolated, they are not alone.

If you’re not familiar with the TEMPTU Air, it’s the first cordless airbrush beauty innovation that Continue reading