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Vote in the first ever The Makeup Show Pro Awards

The Makeup Show is the largest pro driven beauty event of the year. This is the event where beauty professionals from all over the country come to get inspired, to learn and to show their abilities. This year it all gets a little more exciting for the first time ever they are debuting the “The Makeup Show Pro Awards”. An industry first, The Makeup Show Pro Awards will be an annual awards series that allows makeup professionals the opportunity to show their favorite products and peers a little industry love.

The awards consist of 11 categories, each representing a different product. Categories include:

Tools of the Trade

Prep and Prime

About Face

Concealer Weapon

High Brow

The Eyes Have It

Lash Out

Seeing Red

Perfect Palette

New Kid on the Block

Artistry Essentials

Artist of the Year

Legendary Artist

The Artist of the Year category is exciting because it honors the individuals that are innovating and making a difference in the industry. These artists have, in some way, established that they are masters of their craft or have made an indelible mark on the industry this year.

Nominees for Artist of the Year include:

Sarah Tanno – Sarah Tanno is an NYC-based makeup artist who has made her mark on the industry working in film, beauty, and editorial. Her work has been featured in countless print ads and editorials as well as on television shows like the Grammys, Saturday Night Live, and American Idol, and her notable celebrity clients include Katy Perry, Fergie, and Lady Gaga. Tanno’s work has received wide acclaim and her recent work on FX’s American Horror Story: Hotel earned her an Emmy in 2016.

Jordan Liberty – Jordan Liberty is an LA-based makeup artist, photographer, educator, and personality with experience working in TV, runway, and editorial. Liberty is truly an artist for the modern age, as he is best known publicly for his YouTube channel where he uses social media as a tool for professional development and education. A sought-after name in the industry, Liberty has been featured in Allure, Glamour, Bustle, W Magazine, and more. In 2015, his work as a makeup artist and digital influencer earned him the coveted “Best in Beauty” award from Allure Magazine.

Eryn Krueger Mekash – Eryn Krueger Mekash is a seasoned makeup artist with 29 years of experience in the film and television industry working on beauty, makeup effects, and design. Her credits cover a wide range of productions, including department heading Eat Pray Love, Wakefield, and Alpha Dog. She is also the department head for FX’s anthology series American Horror Story, for which she won two Emmys, one for prosthetic and one for non-prosthetic. Mekash’s work proves that she is truly the master of dramatic makeup.

Vlada Haggerty – Born and raised in the Ukraine, Vlada Haggerty is a makeup artist and hair stylist who made her start in the industry in 2011 when she entered the Open Cup of Russia Independent Championship on Hairdressing, Nail-Design, and Make-Up in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Placing silver in her initial entry, this was the catalyst that started her career. Haggerty’s makeup and hair stylings have been featured internationally in magazines including Harper’s Bazaar Ukraine, Australia’s Like a Lion, and the US’s WHERE, and her top clients include Covergirl, Maybelline, and NYX.

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Nashville Makeup Artist Sherita Leslie

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Sherita Leslie is a Nashville makeup artist who also works  in Atlanta,Memphis, Louisville,Huntsville and Birmingham. With over 12 years of experience she has experience working in TV, commercials, film, music and advertising.