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This was the second year of IMATS NYC and they moved to a brand new location, with a  huge amount of space and many more vendors and booths than last year.

Located at Pier 94 on the Westside!

The weather was great, mid 70s and sunny.  I was in a total mood for a day of beauty!  While IMATS is still not as big as The Makeup Show, it was actually a lot better than last year.  I  met up with a few of my fellow blog buddies,  and dug into some new makeup!

Here are a few pics of this year’s IMATS, and yes,  I am officially obsessed with body painting!  🙂

Leopard with prostetics at the Graftobian booth!

Amazing work by Jinny at the Mehron booth!

This might have been the best body art at the show.  World renowned body painter Jinny Houle is amazing!!!

by Jinny Houle

EnKore at the Bdellium Tools booth

Lip Creams by Mehron – love these!! So pigmented!!

Ms. JulieG713 from YouTube chatting about her nail polish line with Jesse’s Girl Cosmetics.



An island girl living in the Big Apple. She hails from the twin island Republic of Trinidad & Tobago but currently reside in the beauty/fashion capital of the world, New York City (Harlem to be exact!). She is passionate - well, obsessed - about beauty and in addition to blogging, she is also a corporate beauty professional and a budding web designer/developer. She loves combining her in-depth, practical knowledge with her chemist/scientific training to make your cosmetic choices fun and easy. She likes to take the guesswork out of beauty, separate the hype from what really works, to help you bring out the most beautiful you! She loves colour, and makeup, and she has been natural for years! She also loves great food, culture, sports and laid back vibes! Check out some more about me here and if you like this post, sign up to my newsletter to get updates on what I am craving right now.