The Makeup Show Orlando

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It’s that time of year Florida, when things get shaken up just a bit more in your sunny state as The Powder Group presents The Makeup Show Orlando. Just in time for the holidays on November 15 & 16th professionals will be able to take advantage of discounts, education and more! Can you STAND it?! From the hours of 9-6 on Saturday and 9-5 on Sunday Makeup artists, Hair stylists, Photographers, models, stylists, students , pretty much all of you in the professional beauty, hair, nail and fashion industry will enjoy more than you can handle from other professionals in your field.

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Learn about the new product lines and launches, check out the makeup workshops and even learn where you can further your education at artistry schools! You will want to bring along your business cards, comp cards, your portfolio and a red bull as you network with your peers and even potential employers (never let an opportunity pass you buy).

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This is a professional only show and is guaranteed to deliver above and beyond your expectations!

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Keynote speakers scheduled are Eugenia Weston; founder and creative director of Senna Cosmetics on Saturday from 10:30-12:00 and Eryn Krueger Mehash sponsored by Make Up For Ever on Saturday from 1-2:30. The fun doesn’t stop there, from 3-4:30 hear from Renny Vasquez as he speaks on Making It In Makeup. Take notes people, take notes!!

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Sunday morning rings you in to a wake-up call by Merrell Hollis at 10am till 11:30 and at noon to build your appetite up for lunch you’ve got Tia Dantzler a celebrity make-up artist who is also eager to share her insite with you on how to take your career to the next level.

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To purchase tickets online, simply click HERE.

Advanced tickets:
One day- $45
Two Days- $60

At Door:
One Day- $55
Two Days- $70

Students get a 10% discount of the door price or online advance price and if you’re part of the local 798 Union you can get complimentary entrance on both days. Just RSVP to Sophia@metropolitanevents.com by Wednesday Nov. 12th. Make sure you have your union card though when you check in or you’ll be turned away.

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Is there a better way to spend time with your friends than to get a bunch of you together, rent a limo and haul your cookies down to the show and take advantage of your group rate!?!?! If you have 15 people or more email Sophia as well and she’ll give you the “in” price for you and your pals.
It will be at the Hyatt Regency Orlando 9801 International Drive. Orlando Florida.

** photos borrowed from The Makeup Show website and other online sources**

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The trick to wearing falsies! (Lashes that is)

Lashes galore!!

Lashes galore!!

I get this question a LOT from my clients and sometimes I feel like its a matter of taking it step by step so that people pick up what I’m puttin’ down.

How do you apply false lashes?

Well the answer is pretty simple actually, you just have to have patience and a little practice.

First, lets just go ahead and call a spade a spade, you don’t have to have the most expensive lashes for them to look good. Yes it’s helpful to have ones that look like they could be yours in order to get the “I woke up like this” look, lol..

Here are some quick steps you can take to bring you that much closer to bringing out your inner Marilyn:

1. Pick your lashes.

2. Line your lids with a brown or black liner. You can make it thick or thin, this is just so that you can help yourself in the camouflaging of your faux lashes to your real lashes.

3. Apply a thin layer of glue on the lash. Now it has to start to dry. Seriously just hang out, do a little dance, practice your “selfie” looks, put the lashes in front of a fan or air conditioner or just blow on it, it’s just going on your own eye after all, lol. The glue has to be tacky before attempting to attach this to your lash line. Why? because otherwise, that glue, with the heat of your own eye is going to slide around your lid, getting into your lashes and lid and that’s just not a pretty look.

4. Once tacky, you can very carefully place it as closely as you can to your lash line. If the glue is tacky, it will grip right away so take your time and get it right. Once you’ve stuck it to your lid, you can go ahead and kind of push it into your lash line.

Finished lash look. Photo Credit: TotalBeauty.com

Finished lash look. Photo Credit: TotalBeauty.com

5. Now that you’re all lashed up, you can go ahead and either apply eye liner on top of the lashes if you need to, to make the line a little smoother or thicker depending on the look you’re going for.

6. Now grab your mascara and blend your real lashes with your faux lashes.

You’re all set! Now you’re all glammed up and it’s time to step out 🙂