Zoya Suri & FeiFei Swatches

Just wanted to show you guys my latest manicure --- Zoya's Suri with FeiFei on my ring finger as the accent.
I love Zoya nail polish! The colors and formula is always amazing. <3

Celebrity Makeup Artists at The Makeup Show LA | March 2nd & 3rd


LOS ANGELES, CA (February 2013) –  The Makeup Show LA is excited to welcome both Sam Fine and Billy B., two of biggest names working in the industry today, to share their secrets and new product lineswith show attendees.  Both artists have touched the faces of today’s top celebs and are amongst the largest inspiration to fellow makeup artists.  So why not own a set of beauty products these two have put their name on?
Sam Fine Fashion Fair Supreme Color Collection was inspired by his internationaltravels.   The collection features eight luxurious lipstick shades, two highly pigmented eye shadow quads and one shimmering lip gloss.  These are sure to be a must have in any beauty collection!   Billy B Beauty’s line of makeup brushes will also be available at The Makeup Show LA.  These brushes will sell out…so be sure to make Billy B Beauty’s booth your first stop at the show!  
Saturday, March 2nd will also be full of inspiration on the keynote stage as Sam Fine speaks about “A Career in Makeup” and Billy B. shares the stage with Johnny Lavoy to chat about “Family Matters.”  Below is a sneak peek of what you will see during these two not to be missed keynotes:
A Career in Makeup with Sam Fine
What do superstars Vanessa L. Williams, Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah and supermodels Tyra Banks, Iman and Naomi Campbell have in common?  They’ve all relied on the expert hand of makeup artist, Sam Fine.  In this keynote address, you will see the artistry that separates him from others and learn the secrets that have kept him working with magazines such as Bazaar,Essence, Ebony, InStyle and Glamour. Listen as he discusses his career, including his newest role as Creative Makeup Director at Fashion Fair Cosmetics, and watch him demonstrate key techniques from his book, Fine Beauty. His first instructional DVD, Fine: The Basics of Beauty, will also be available for purchase to all artists attending The Makeup Show LA.
Family Matters with Billy B. & Johnny Lavoy
Makeup Artist Billy B and Hairstylist Johnny Lavoy are 2 of the most loved members in the “Makeup Show” Family. These 2 artists combined have over 40 years of experience working in the field of beauty, planting the seeds that have grown a spectacular garden of success! The Makeup Show invites you to join us as we celebrate the marriage of 2 of our most adored Keynote Speakers as we join them together in successful keynote matrimony…“Family Matters”. Billy B and Johnny Lavoy, it is time for “that talk.”
The Makeup Show LA is held on March 2, 2013 from 9am to 6pm and on March 3, 2013 from 9am to 5pm at California Market Center, 110 East Ninth Street, Los Angeles, CA. For a complete list of participating brands, educational speakers, schedule of events and prices, please visit www.themakeupshow.com.


Three custom shades available with the purchase of eligible Special K products
  • @NicoleByOPI and @SpecialKUS offers free bottle of lacquer with purchase of @SpecialKUS product in April
Nicole by OPI announces that the brand will be producing three custom nail lacquer shades for Kellogg’s® Special K® beginning in April to pair with a campaign encouraging women to “show off your confidence with color.” Shoppers will have the opportunity to receive free full-size bottles of Nicole by OPI nail lacquer by signing up for the Kellogg’s Family Rewards program and entering codes from specially marked boxes of Special K products, while supplies last.
The three custom shades include: Challenge Red-y (crème red), Pros & Confidence (crème turquoise) and Be Ama-Zing! (crème pink).
With the purchase of three eligible Special K products, consumers will receive the shade Challenge Red-y. After submitting the purchase codes from eight eligible Special K products, consumers will receive all three lacquers – Challenge Red-y, Pros & Confidence and Be Ama-Zing!
“Nicole by OPI is delighted to partner with Kellogg’s to offer such an exciting reward to Special K consumers,” says Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, Nicole by OPI Executive VP & Artistic Director. “At our company, we always say that nail lacquer can change your look – and your outlook. In working with Kellogg’s Special K, we hope to inspire and motivate women who are striving for beauty both inside and out.”
This promotion will be available in the US where Special K products are sold.
About Nicole by OPI:
Nicole by OPI offers a salon-quality range of bold, fashion-forward nail lacquers. The brand’s heritage is based in OPI’s well-established foundation of excellence in both color and technology, providing premium products to a broad range of consumers looking for trendsetting nail lacquers.

About Kellogg Company:
At Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), we are driven to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter. With 2012 sales of $14.2 billion, Kellogg is the world’s leading cereal company; second largest producer of cookies, crackers and savory snacks; and a leading North American frozen foods company.  Every day, our well-loved brands nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. These brands include Kellogg’s®, Keebler®, Special K®, Pringles®, Frosted Flakes®, Pop-Tarts®, Corn Flakes®, Rice Krispies®, Kashi®, Cheez-It®, Eggo®, Coco Pops®, Mini-Wheats®, and many more. To learn more about our responsible business leadership, foods that delight and how we strive to make a difference in our communities around the world, visit www.kelloggcompany.com.

NYFW & The Makeup Show


Makeup Artists James Vincent and Jon Hennessey are set to put their mark on the runway trends seen this season at NYFW

NEW YORK, NY (January 2013) The Makeup Show artists will be taking their talents backstage during New York Fashion Week.  Celebrity Makeup Artists James Vincent and Jon Hennessey come together backstage to put their mark on the latest beauty trends for the coming season.  Following the shows, The Makeup Show will continue to be a resource for what’s hot and will be bringing these artists and trends to a show near you.  Each fashion show will be sponsored by brands you can also find at The Makeup Show’s including Embryollise USA, Cult Nails, Kevyn Aucoin Beauty and AOFM Pro.

The Makeup Show Director of Artists Relations and Education, Celebrity Makeup Artist James Vincent makes his mark with some of the most exciting designers of the season bringing his eye for detail and design.  Set to key many shows this season, James continues to show the artistry, inspiration, and The Makeup Show what he has become known for.  Celebrity Makeup Artist and The Makeup Show Educator Jon Hennessey will also be backstage showing his work on the runway. As a Celebrity Artistworking in all areas of the Industry and owner of NOBASURA agency, Jon’s work can be seen on countless red carpets and runways around the world.

James Vincent will be kicking off the season with Suzanne Rae’s fashion show sponsored by Kevyn Aucoin on February 6 and then continue on with shows at Style360, February 11 – 13, where he will be working his talent backstage with Jon Hennessey on a line-up of high profile fashion shows and celebrities, including YARNZ, Tumbler & Tipsy by Michael Kuluva, Ashton Michael, FrontRow, Boy Meets Girl by Stacy Lgel, and Le Smurfette curated by Lois Sakany &Sami Grand-Pierre.  James and Jon will be working with each of these designers to bring an individual sense of makeup to each collection and will bring the vision to life on the runway using Kevyn Aucoin Beauty, AOFM PRO, Embryollise USA and Cult Nails.

But that’s not all!  The Makeup Show is calling all makeup artists to have a chance to be a part of these shows by signing up for Work the Runway:  Exclusive Hands-On Workshop hosted by James Vincent and Jon Hennessey on Saturday, February 9 from 10am to 6pm at Metropolitan Pavilion in NYC.   This is a must attend workshop for The Makeup Show as both James and Jon will beoffering insight into the real behind the scenes happenings and bringing you through some of the fashion week challenges.  James will also be giving his assistant slots during fashion week tothose that sign up for this beauty boot camp!  To reserve your space and for more information, visit: themakeupshow.com.

About The Makeup Show
The Makeup Show is produced by Metropolitan Pavilion and travels internationally from LA, NYC, Chicago, Europe, and Orlando.  Bringing each destination a 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 of education and appearancesfrom top beauty professionals and focuses on career building and networkingwithin 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 www.themakeupshow.com/the-makeup-show-blog/Also, be sure to connect on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube.

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