Holiday Beauty News: The Makeup Show Makeup Shop Returns to NYC

We’ve always loved getting products as gifts, but as we get older, we find receiving experiences and fun activities as gifts to be exceptionally wonderful and meaningful. As a beauty lover, we’re excited about the receiving the combination of the two, as will the beauty lover on your holiday gift list. Just in time for the holiday season, The Makeup Show will once again host their highly anticipated beauty sale and experience, The Makeup Show Makeup Shop NYC, on December 16th and 17th!

This luxury beauty sale, a makeup addict’s dream, which is usually only available to industry pros, is now open to the public. This anticipated beauty sale makes an amazing gift idea for anyone who loves makeup. Not only does The Makeup Show Makeup Shop NYC offer steep discounts and sample sale prices, it also offers amazing and free beauty seminars and hands-on workshops. What beauty addict wouldn’t love that experience! This is definitely a sale you won’t want to miss because you can also stock up on last minute holiday shopping or sneak a gift in for yourself!

Many of your favorite and most respected makeup and beauty brands are participating in The Makeup Show Makeup Shop, including MAKE UP FOR EVER, Kevyn Aucoin, Frends Beauty Supply, and many more. This year, there are several new brands joining the shop including, Hourglass Cosmetics, Guerlain, Malin+Goetz, Dr. Brandt, Smith Cosmetics, Menaji, Rebels and Outlaws, Blot Beauty, Kenia Ontiveros Beauty, and ACHI.

Not only is this an amazing sale, but it’s also going to be an entertaining one too! Guests will be able to sip on cocktails, meet with their favorite brands, influencers, and artists, and learn from some of the best in the industry by attending the seminars and hands-on workshops.

These complimentary seminars are usually only offered to pro artists, but for this rare weekend, they are open to everyone attending The Makeup Show Makeup Shop NYC. Whether you want to learn the tips and tricks on how to create that statement eye or lip to multidimensional makeup, these industry pro sessions are perfect for any aspiring makeup artist or someone who just wants to brush up on their makeup skills. Learn these tips from legendary artists like James Vincent, Nicholas Lujan, Siam Richards, and Danessa Myricks.

The Makeup Show Makeup Shop NYC will be held on Saturday, December 16th, 2017 from 10 am to 5:30 pm and on Sunday, December 17th, 2017 from 11 am to 5 pm at Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th Street, New York, NY. Tickets are $25 each day or $40 dollars for two days and are available for purchase now.

NYC EVENT | The Makeup Show Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Christmas is coming early for all beauty addicts. The Makeup Show will be bringing back their Holiday Pop-Up Shop on December 7th and 8th. Shop an exclusive sample sale with over 40 top beauty brands. For two days, beauty lovers and pro makeup artists alike can pick up beauty products at steep discounts and get their holiday shopping done.

The Makeup Show Holiday Pop-Up Shop will feature these sought after beauty brands, each selling products at discounts ranging from 20 – 40% off.  Participating brands include Kevyn Aucoin, Stila Cosmetics, Crown Brush, Ally’s Atelier, Armour Beauty, Beauty So Clean, Ellis Faas, Inglot Cosmetics, Jouer Cosmetics, Lashes in a Box, MAKE UP FOR EVER, Temptu, Tweezerman, Vincent Longo, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, among many others. 

The Makeup Show Holiday Pop-Up Shop opens on Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 11am to 6pm and on Sunday, December 8, 2013 from 10am to 5pm at Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 West 18th Street, 4th Floor, NYC 10011. Tickets are $25 each day, and can be purchased HERE.

Kevyn Aucoin Backstage at Clover Canyon Spring 2014 Collection

Kevyn Aucoin was all about delivering a fresh face with slight pink accents backstage for Clover Canyon’s Spring/Summer 2014 Presentation led by head Makeup Artist, Deanna Melluso. The skin was prepped with a cream product with a vaseline-like formulation, which makeup Artist Adam Fleishauer said it was ideal to give the foundation something to cling to. Kevyn Aucoin’s The Sensual Skin Tinted Balm was used to deliver that fresh skin look; using clean hands, the balm was pressed into the skin .

The thicker, more fuller coverage of the Sensual Skin Enhancer was used to spot treat areas of the face that needed more coverage. A Creamy Glow cheek color in Tansoleil was applied to the cheeks. The pop of pink on the eye is The Flesh Tone Lip Pencil, in Peche, a to be released in Spring 2014 product. Mascara was applied to the bottom lashes only. For the lips, Kevyn Aucoin’s matte lip color in Timeless was applied with Reyna lipgloss in the middle.

***Thanks to Beauty Contributor, Laura A. Floyd of Blush and Beakers for covering Backstage at Clover Canyon’s Spring 2014 Show for My Life on and off the Guest List. Make sure to check out her blog.

Kevyn Aucoin Backstage at Suzanne Rae’s Fall/Winter 2013

Ever wonder how something so minimal and humble can be so beautiful? This same question came to mind as I took in Suzanne Rae’s Fall/Winter 2013 collection at the Philippine Consulate this past Thursday. Being backstage I saw that the make-up only added to the understated beauty of the clothing, as it was meant to exude a quiet strength and femininity befitting of the clothes.

How did well-known celebrity and lead makeup artist for Suzanne Rae, James Vincent achieve that look? He and his team aimed for flawless skin with a flush of monochromatic red. A sculpted eyebrow and cheek also made the make up strong with a flushed look. Here is what was used:

1. Kevyn Aucoin peach and taupe eye shadows on the lids
2. Black Mascara
3. The famous Sensual Skin Enhancer to achieve the flawless skin of this look
4. Creamy Moist Glow for the Lips and Cheeks in Isadore

Vincent and team are setting the beauty trend that you can have a strong, feminine makeup look with minimal amount of beauty items. The true definition of less is more.

Check out a few of the looks from the Suzanne Rae Fall 2013 Collection below:

***A huge thank you to Fashion and Beauty Contributor, Laura A. Floyd of Blush and Beakers for covering Backstage Beauty for My Life on and off the Guest List this season . Make sure to check out her blog.

Kevyn Aucoin Beauty | A Makeup Bag Essential

Hello fellow beauty lovers. I know you’ll agree with me when I say Kevyn Aucoin is one of my favorite makeup brands. This luxe cosmetics brand offers a chic range of cosmetics designed for high glamour – foundations, eyeshadows, lipstics, cheek color, etc that gives you flawless coverage, great pigments, moisturizing benefits. I for one cannot live without the Kevyn Aucoin “The Sensual Skin Enhancer” Makeup, it is my warpaint. It’s such a great base, I usually wear nothing else with this amazing foundation when I want to show the world a flawless yet natural face. Check out the Sensual Skin Enhancer Makeup and my other must-haves from Kevyn Aucoin.

With major celeb fans like Cher, Tina Turner, Vanessa Williams, and Julia Roberts, it’s no wonder this beauty favorite is an essential part of any beauty lovers makeup bag. Which Kevyn Aucoin products are your favorites?