The Make Up Show Update!

Last year, I was so excited to be a part of The Makeup Show Chicago! I'm happy to announce I'll be there again later on this year. Sadly, it's not until November for me, but for you lucky East Coasters, this is a show you can't miss! This is the must attend event for all makeup professionals.

The NYC Show will be taking place this weekend:

Metropolitan Pavilion 
125 West 18th Street, NYC. 
Saturday May 3, 2015: 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Sunday May 4, 2015: 9:00 am-5:00 pm

3 New Keynotes were announced for this year's NYC Show:

Billy B – Married To The Makeup Show 
The Importance of Building Relationships in the Beauty Industry
Sunday, May 3rd 3:30-5:00
Located on 5th Floor Stage

Billy B. has always been single and happy. This year Billy returns to the stage where he kicked it all off ten years ago to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of The Makeup Show ….which is by far his longest relationship.
In his keynote, Billy will share stories, memories and relationship advice to take you to the next level in your career. Billy will discuss building strong relationships, understanding the arrangement with an agent and the importance of trust, honesty and integrity in your artistry and career.
As in his past keynotes over the last 10 years, Billy will make you cry, laugh, reminisce, and inspire you to use any relationship you have in your business or work environment to be better, all while keeping you happy and invested in your true self. Learn to listen and learn, forgive and forget, make better decisions and move on when needed.

 Iconic Artistry: Rebecca Restrepo, A Career in Makeup
Monday, May 4th 10:30-12:00
Located on 5th Floor Stage

With an ability to recognize and highlight what is different about each face in front of her and an uncanny understanding of fine art and technique has an ability to bring something unique and memorable to every makeup application. A native New Yorker, she studied painting and fashion at FIT and the School of Visual Arts, eventually discovering makeup as the perfect blend of the two. Rebecca’s natural ability and passion put her in position behind the scenes and in front of the camera. As a bilingual artist her family’s Colombian heritage and her favorite painters influence her eye for color and keep her busy with . some of the most inspiring women in politics–Michelle
Obama and Nancy Pelosi – as well as celebrity icons like Gwyneth Paltrow, Nikki Reed, Amy Adams, Kelly Ripa, Alicia Keys and Brooke Shields to name a few. In 2012, Rebecca was named Elizabeth Arden’s Global Makeup Artist. In this role, she will serve as both a spokesperson and brand ambassador. in her first time keynote at The Makeup Show, she shares her story and insight with you. Listen in as Rebecca let’s you in on her advice for success in this ever changing industry. Let Rebecca take you through one of her iconic makeup applications and answer the questions that come up in every artist’s career including building a career with a brand, finding work in front of the camera as a beauty expert and becoming the best artist you can be I’m every area of your career.

 Innovation in Artistry – David Klasfeld for OCC Makeup 
Sunday, May 3rd 2:00-3:00
Located on 5th Floor Stage

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics began in 2004 with only two shades of lip balm. Since then, the brand has grown into an entire range of innovative, professional-quality makeup that makes a major stance for the causes it supports. Best known for Lip Tar, a high-pigment liquid lipstick collection, OCC is cruelty-free and PETA-certified as 100 percent vegan. As Creator and Founder of Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, David has managed to make his ground breaking line a must have for makeup artists and enthusiasts everywhere while growing the business with integrity and an understanding of the needs of the professional artist. In this presentation, David will share the story of how he started OCC from the ground up (with only two Lip Balms, Tarred and Feathered) and offer insight into the process of starting a makeup line. Listen in as David details how to become a trendsetter while staying true to your core beliefs, . If you’ve ever dreamed of owning your own makeup brand or need to understand better ways to separate yourself from the pack this presentation is one you should not miss.

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