The Make-up Show Chicago

By Lauren Salapatek | 05/24/2011 10:51:25 AM


The Make-up Show Chicago has announced a lineup of keynote speakers from today’s top celebrity make-up artists, icons, legends and leaders. Join the industry’s top artists as they share their tips and tricks from working on the cover of magazines to becoming the go-to artist for some of today’s most celebrated celebs. Beauty professionals will walk away with a whole new knowledge and inspiration of the industry, as they will learn how to take their careers to the next level directly from these top artists:

Marketing You with Michael Devellis and Crystal Wright
Sunday June 12 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Industry leaders Michael DeVellis and Crystal Wright help you learn how to choose the images that will get you hired, how to set up your book and website, what not to use and how to approach getting your work seen by the clients you want to hire you.

Red Carpet Beautiful with Joanna Schlip
When: Sunday, June 12 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Joanna will share the details of her own career and talk about the tips, tricks and techniques that have made her the go to for Hollywood’s hottest stars. Watch as she reveals the secrets to long lasting make-up that will be flawless in photographs, video and in person and have made her the favorite of celebrities like Eva Longoria, Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Simpson and Kim Cattrall to name a few.

Fashion Forward: Combining Body Painting and Beauty with Jinny Houle
Sunday June 12 - 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Canadian born Body Artist Genevieve "Jinny" Houle has made a name for herself worldwide with her creative and colorful body art creations. As Co-Creator of Paradise cosmetic's and Chief Make-up Artist at Cirque De Soleil, Jinnys work has been seen in magazines and on runways around the world. Watch Jinny as she demonstrates the ideas and applications that can bring body art into fashion editorial and share with you some of her secrets for making body art a part of every artists repertoire.

A Career in Make-up with Sam Fine
Sunday June 12 - 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
What do superstars Patti Labelle, Vanessa L. Williams, Jennifer Hudson and supermodels Tyra Banks, Veronica Webb, Iman and Naomi Campbell all have in common? They've relied on the expert hand of make-up artist Sam Fine to look their most glamorous. In this keynote, you will see first hand the artistry that separates him from others in the industry and learn the secrets that have kept him working with magazines including Harper's Bazaar, Essence, Vibe and Marie Claire. Listen as he discusses his career and gives beauty tips and tricks.






ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for, and As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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