The Makeup Show is here!!


Anyone who's anyone in the makeup industry, knows what a huge opportunity it is to attend the make-up show! I went to The Makeup in 2006, and was blown away at how amazing it was. 

I have some exciting news for everyone! For the first time ever, Face Off stars and celebrity makeup artist (to Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Biel, Drew Barrymore, and more!!) Pati Dubroff will take main stage at the Chicago Makeup Show!!!

Here's what's going on:

"On June 7th and 8th at Bridgeport Art Center, these makeup artists are set to inspire, educate, and reveal their secrets to the beauty and fashion industry.  Midwest pros will not want to miss these two-days dedicated to artistry, networking, community, and education at the largest pro-driven beauty event in the world."

“Face Off Panel”   Sponsored by Crown Brush, Sunday, June 8th from 2:30pm to 4pmFor the first time at The Makeup Show, Midwest brand based Crown Brush brings together some amazing up-and-coming talent that are based in places beyond the big two.  Known for their incredible body of work in the industry and appearances on SyFy’s Face Off and Naked Vegas, Chicago based Anthony Kosar and Florida based Nix Hererra have managed to find their place in the industry and put together a body of work that has them working on international level  Listen as these artists share experiences, show you their favorite brushes and techniques and offer advice on what you can do to succeed in any area of the industry today.
“Creating Celebrity Style” with Pati Dubroff: Sponsored by MAKE UP FOR EVER, Saturday, June 7th from 12:30pm to 2pm
One of the most esteemed makeup artists in our industry, Pati Dubroff makes a mark in many areas. Her talent is coveted by celebrities and world-renowned photographers alike, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Biel, Miley Cyrus, Eva Mendes, Julianne Moore, Drew Barrymore and Gisele Bundchen.  Pati’s understanding of color, texture and trend make her an innovator who understands what women want and what makeup artists need.  For the first time at The Makeup Show Chicago, Pati joins forces with artist favorite MAKE UP FOR EVER to feature the why and how of designing and applying the ideal celebrity makeup application on any client. Pati will demonstrate the techniques that have made her a celebrity artist and share the secrets to becoming a success. 

Also taking main stage at The Makeup Show Chicago:
  • “Making it in Makeup” with Renny Vasquez on Saturday, June 7th from 10:30am to 12:00pmCelebrity clients include Kelly Rowland, Gabrielle Union and Brandy just to name a few.
  • “The New Movement in Makeup” with Ashunta Sheriff on Sunday, June 8th from 12:30pm to 2pm– With over 16 years in the beauty industry, Ashunta has mastered the art of makeup and managed to change the game.
  • “The Art of Application” with Ricky Wilson on Saturday, June 7th from 3pm to 4:30pm – Ricky has worked with John Galliano, Dior, and Betsey Johnson to name a few.
  • “Making a Name in Makeup” with Lianne Farbes on Sunday, June 8th from 10:30am to 12pm – Lianne Farbes is the creator of the award-winning beauty blog The Makeup Girl Girl and has gone to make a name for herself as a social media strategist, beauty expert, brand consultant, and founder and principal of Digital Girl Media, LLC
The Makeup Show Chicago will also feature over 75 beauty brands including Diamond Sponsor MAKE UP FOR EVER, Platinum Sponsor Crown Brush and Temptu PRO, Silver Sponsor NARS and Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, Supporting Sponsors Pinnacle Cosmetics, The Powder Group and On Makeup Magazine.   
The Makeup Show Chicago will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 9am to 6pm and on Sunday, June 8, 2014 from 9am to 5pm at Bridgeport Art Center, 1200 W. 35th Street, Chicago. For a complete list of participating brands, educational speakers, schedule of events and prices, please visit
About The Makeup Show
The Makeup Show is owned and produced by Metropolitan Event & Production and travels internationally from LA, NYC, Dallas, Chicago, and Orlando.  Bringing each destination over 75 beauty brands, and unique convergence of artists and community, where beauty professionals are sure to find an artistic energy that will inspire any beauty buff, from the passionate beginner to the seasoned professional.  Each show offers an unparalleled lineup ofeducation and appearances from top beauty professionals and focuses on career building and networking within the makeup community.  The show provides a unique experience for the makeup professional to network directly from the best in the business. 

 You can also stay up to date on the hottest show news through an informative blog covering all things beauty at  Also, be sure to connect on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube.

Are you guys as excited as I am? This is such a huge deal for anyone and everyone who's in the beauty industry. This is a great opportunity to stay up to date with current trends, and check out some of your favorite brands. I'll be attending the June 7th show. Seeing as this is one of my favorite shows to attend, I wouldn't miss it!


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