INDUSTRY NEWS: The Powder Group x Provincetown Art Association and Museum

This year as the arts have had to come back from their most challenging year ever, The Powder Group is honored to presents a very special program to support our favorite arts organization — Provincetown Arts Association and Museum (PAAM) — through something we all love at TPG – lipstick!

This spring, The Powder Group once again partnered with Three Custom Color (3CC) to create a special lipstick to support PAAM. The special shade, TPG PAAM 2021, was developed by makeup artist Liz Fuller in partnership with 3CC co-founder Chad Hayduk and TPG Director of Artistry, James Vincent. 100% of the proceeds from sales of the shade TPG PAAM 2021 — a vibrant, cherry popsicle red in a sheer formulation that Continue reading

INDUSTRY NEWS: WORLD BODY PAINTING FESTIVAL 2021 ONLINE

Last year due to the pandemic, for the first time in it’s more than two decade history, The World Bodypainting Festival live program had to be cancelled. But not one for sitting on the sidelines waiting to be able to join together again in person, the program’s founder Alex Barendregt decided to go online with the event. The virtual event was a great success and while the 2021 event was originally planned to go live again in Klagenfurt, Austria, the ongoing pandemic issues made this impossible so Alex once again is going online with the program. We sat down (virtually) with Alex to learn more about this months event.

This will mark the second year that the WBF has been held virtually. How was last year’s event received by the WBF community?
The community fully understood that we had to cancel the live event. It took us some weeks to announce that we are going to do a virtual event and the response was incredible. They loved it very much to be able to create some art at least from their homes. The common feeling during the pandemic was depressing enough, it was a
bright light on the dark horizon that we pulled off such a virtual contest. Within the week of the program, the world was busy creating bodypainting and makeup art. Artists from 55 nations took part, which is just incredible. After asking some people if they want to share their studio, or makeup school with other artists, the WBF Creative hotspots were born. 20 of these WBF hotspots around the world invited other artists and they made a kind of micro festival in their city.

What were some of the highlights from last year?
We didn’t realize it while organizing the event, but this WBF Covid Edition 2020 was the first World Championship (not only in the makeup industry) that went from a Live to a Hybrid version. The full week was a highlight, with such a diverse program. The final TV Show we broadcasted was a unique new experience, for me personally as a host, and for the community as a format of presenting.

What will be different about this year’s program?
We will have more competition categories online and one live, the World Camouflage Award. There are many more Continue reading

INDUSTRY NEWS: 2021 GUILD AWARDS NOMINATIONS

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

INDUSTRY NEWS: NAHA 2021 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

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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INDUSTRY NEWS: THE PRO SAFETY BEAUTY SUMMIT

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.

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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

INDUSTRY NEWS: REVELHAUS COMES TO NASHVILLE

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

INDUSTRY NEWS: BEEKMAN 1802 + ULTA BEAUTY

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 ulta.com. 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 beekman1802.com.

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

INDUSTRY NEWS: 2020 EMMY AWARD MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING WINNERS

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.

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INDUSTRY NEWS: THE MAKEUP SHOW BEAUTY EXPERIENCE IS GOING VIRTUAL

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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