Oct 082012

The Makeup Show Europe was a huge success — taking Berlin, Germany by storm — packed with beauty and inspiration. This show — is the largest pro-only beauty event and also brought together some of the biggest and the best talent in the industry. Attendees traveled from all over the world — including Israel, Poland, Sweden, England, Ireland, Spain, and Italy (to name just a few) — all to immerse themselves in a weekend full of inspiration, exclusive pro only offers, hands-on workshops, and never before seen beauty products.

Berlin once again welcomed us and made this event a huge success. We are looking forward to a successful future for The Makeup Show Europe.” – Shelly Taggar, Vice President, The Makeup Show

The show welcomed nearly 2,000 attendees from beauty professionals, buyers, press, industry educators, and retailers. Over 60 of the world’s most prestigious beauty brands — including: Diamond Sponsor Make Up For Ever, Platinum Sponsor Crown Brush, Supporting Sponsors INGLOT Cosmetics, Temptu Pro, The Powder Group, On Makeup Magazine, World Body Painting Festival, and beautypress.com. In addition, over 60 pro-makeup industry companies including: Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, Ellis Faas, Charles Fox, Kryolan, Illamasqua, Bdellium Tools, Maske Berlin, Embryolisse, Jacks Beauty Department, Dermalogica, and many more — were present for this enormous beauty event.

Beauty professionals learned the inside tips and tricks required to succeed in the industry from top international celebrity makeup artists that travelled from all parts of the world. Amongst this lineup were, Billy B, James Vincent, Jon Hennessey, Orlando Santiago, Esterique Aidan, Sharon Dowsett, Hasso Von Hugo, and Betty Amrhein.

These lucky mavens — were the first to see a number of makeup collections and colors which launched exclusively at The Makeup Show Europe — which allowed them to walk away with must-haves for the season. MAKE UP FOR EVER’s Aqua Rouge, as well as Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics F/W 2012 collection of Lip Tars — were a huge hit!

For a complete list of participating brands, educational speakers, schedule of events and prices, please visit The Makeup Show!

Enjoy this exclusive ‘beauty’ recap — which I’ve rounded up for you, my lovelies! You might even find some “Haute -O-ween” inspiration for Halloween!