The Makeup Show NYC: May 17-18, 2009

So who's going to the The Makeup Show NYC? I won't be in the NY area for this year's show, but its shaping up to be the biggest yet! With keynote presentations, hands-on workshops, seminars and business forums examining cosmetic applications of technique and style by some of today’s top beauty professionals and brands, The Makeup Show brings thousands beauty insiders together to network with industry leaders.  
"The Makeup Show NYC is proud to present it’s palette of beauty authorities from today’s top celebrity and professional makeup artists*: Gordon Espinet, Davis Factor, Dany Sanz, Eve Pearl, Kate Best, Linda Mason, AJ Crimson, Crystal Wright, James Vincent, Orlando Santiago, Michael DeVellis, Jon Hennessey, Kevin James Bennett, Johnny Lavoy, Eugenia Weston, Alison Raffaele, Pauline Youngblood, Daven Mayeda, Angelina Avallone, Danessa Myricks, DeShawn Hatcher, Kathy Aragon, and many more. *Artists are subject to change due to schedule changes.
The Makeup Show NYC is excited to announce the first New York appearance ofMake Up For Ever founder and artist Dany Sanz. Celebrating 25 years of education and artistry, Sanz will speak about her career and her company in an exclusive keynote presentation on Monday, May 18, at 3pm.

Hollywood beauty royalty and great-grandson of makeup legend Max Factor, Davis Factor, creator of Smashbox Photo Studios and Smashbox Cosmetics, will be in New York to present a keynote on the company and his career in the makeup industry on Monday, May 18, at 12pm.

From the runways of New York, Milan and Paris, Gordon Espinet, Vice President of Artistry, M.A.C will share first-hand experience and makeup looks from the Autumn/Winter 2009 collections that will influence technique and color palette for months to come, on Sunday, Mat 17 at 2pm.

The Makeup Show Director of Artistry, James Vincent has created a special Spring 2009 looks created in the spirit of New York City's most iconic and influential women:Edie Sedgwick, Debbie Harry, and Diana Vreeland. Incorporating the newest products and tools from a selection of The Makeup Show NYC vendors, Vincent will host an exclusive presentation of on Monday, May 18 at 9:30am.

The Powder Group and The Makeup Show Founder, Michael DeVellis, along with agency director, Crystal Wright of The Crystal Agency, will present a must-attend industry keynote in Marketing You, on Sunday, May 17 at 10am.

Hands-on workshops include: Focus on Detailing, Essential Eyes, Eve Pearl Beauty, Creating the Character with Kate Best, Beautiful Skin of Color, Camera Ready Makeup, Working in Fashion, Perfecting the Canvas, Essential Airbrush, Flawless Beauty, Becoming an Editorial Artist, and Makeup For Bridal and Special Events.

Over 25 free seminars including F/W ’09 Runway Trend Preview from M.A.C Cosmetics, Lady Love: The Look by AJ Crimson, and The State of the Union presented by local 798, to name a few.

Exhibitors for the Makeup Show NYC include Adesign, Alcone, Alison Raffaele, Armour Beauty, Becca Cosmetics, Blinc, Crown Brushes, Embryolisse USA, Face Atelier, Hakuhodo USA, Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, Kissable Couture, Koh Gen Do, Korres Natural Products, Lash Control, Linda Mason Elements, M.A.C Cosmetics, Make Up For Ever, Mario Badescu Skin Care, Naked Cosmetics, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, Pencil Me In, Smashbox Cosmetics, Temptu, Three Custom Color, Youngblood Cosmetics and more!"

The Makeup Show NYC, will take place May 17th & 18th, 2009, 9:00am-6:00pm daily, at Metropolitan Pavilion, located at 125 West 18th Street, between 6th & 7th Avenues. Tickets are $65 and $85 for 1-day and 2-day passes.

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