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Finally my last post on The Makeup Show! I’ve waited for this all year and it did not disappoint! The biggest show ever, now occupied 2 floors of the Metropolitan Pavilion! I was a little overwhelmed.  More vendors than before and the main theme of the event centred around education of the artist on new techniques, product lines, marketing yourself etc.  One of the best things were the PRO Pods, which allowed experts to connect one-on-one artists to exchange ideas.

I spent the day attending as many workshops that I could and I also did a little bit of shopping (of course!!!).  Met some new people, caught up with some old friends and had an amazing time!!!

Enough talk! Here are the pictures!!! And again, if we took pictures together, tag me or let me know!!!


NARS Cosmetics made their TMS debut this year and it was one of the first booths that I visited.

NARS Summer 2011 collection

Sneak peek at new products from NARS for the fall!

Watching Ren from Makeup by Ren Ren at the Graftobian booth!

Finally got to meet Ren!!! She's super sweet and very talented!!

Beauty blogger, guru and makeup artist, Ren from Makeup by Ren Ren.

This is all done with stickers! Beautiful! From Xotic Eyes

Hissyfit by Reggie Wells

Customizable foundation and colour palettes from Hissyfit

Gorgeous glitters from lit cosmetics!


Lauren, Queen of Blending!

Lauren’s makeup was stunning!! She made this headpiece!! Working the OCC booth!! Just gorgeous!

Recently released promo for MUFE's Aqua Liner

15 colours to choose from!!!

Beautiful work!

Myself and Antoinette aka DarbyGirl!

Crystal Wright and Michael DeVellis conducting their Marketing seminar.

The amazing Billy b.!!!

Did not see Mr. Billy b. working makeup but he did give some valuable insight on his experiences in the makeup industry.

James Vincent & Kevin James Bennett - Kit Focus Seminar.

Take away from this seminar – I have WAY too much stuff in my kit!!!


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.