The Makeup Show Orlando

(Photo of Johnny Lavoy, courtesy of The Makeup Show Orlando)

I’m stoked to be attending The Makeup Show Orlando this year, friends!! The show is Sunday and Monday, and I can’t wait to see some of my favorite beauty bloggers, and meet several I haven’t met before! On Sunday, my best friend and photography buff Cat will be helping me by going as the BeautyJudy photographer, so I’ll be able to focus on getting news to you via Instagram and Twitter – something I slack at when I’m at an event and focused on taking pictures for blog posts!

I learned on Twitter the other day that the lovely Brittany from Clumps of Mascara, Courtney of Phyrra and Cristina of Let Them Have Polish will be speaking at the event, and I will be sure to bring you a post about what they have to say!

I also received a press release from the show coordinators, and I thought I’d give you a sneak-peek at the keynote speaker! Please enjoy this information from The Makeup Show Orlando!

“The Makeup Show Orlando is excited to welcome Johnny Lavoy, hair and makeup guru behind countless celebs and Project Runway at the show on November 4 and 5.

Johnny Lavoy is one of the most sought after in the industry and his editorial and teaching credits span the globe.  As the Artistic Director and founder of Moda-Rey Salon & Spa, Johnny began to make a name for himself for his flawless hair and makeup applications. Over the last few seasons, his impressive resume and contract with L’Oreal have made him a television figure on the hit show Project Runway, and a fixture during Mercedes-Benz NY Fashion Week with clients including Michael Kors, Kenneth Cole, Vera Wang, Proenza Schouler, Carolina Herrera, Pat Fields, and Duckie Brown. Johny and his work have also been featured in the pages of magazines including Vanity Fair, Vogue Italia, InStyle, Ocean Drive, Glamour and Elle.

Included with show admission to The Makeup Show Orlando is Johnny’s first-hand share about ‘The Transformation of Makeup’ on Sunday, November 4, 12:30 to 2 p.m., in a keynote presentation.  He will demonstrate the techniques and makeup mastery that has made him a favorite of celebrities including Lady GaGa, Rosie Perez, Frieda Pinto, and Gayle King, and led to his being featured on E! Entertainment Television, The Style Channel, A&E Biography, The Learning Channel’s The Makeover Story, Discovery Channel, Ambush Makeover, and HBO.

In addition, has provided Johnny with a global fan base. With several million internet ‘hits,’ he’s becoming one of the most popular hair stylists online.

Listen as he shares his story about taking your career from your local salon to the international fashion and celebrity arena and lets you in on the secrets for success to build your business.

And that’s not all!  Attendees may take Johnny Lavoy’s hands-on workshop on Monday, November 5th to master basic editorial hairstyling and receive L’Oreal Paris USA hair product to add to your kit!  Hands-on workshops can be reserved for an additional charge by emailing 

The Makeup Show Orlando will feature more than 60 top pro-focused brands including: Diamond Sponsor MAKE UP FOR EVER; Platinum Sponsors Crown Brush and TEMPTU; Supporting Sponsors INGLOT, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, Cosmix School of Makeup Artistry, On Makeup Magazine, and The Powder Group; in addition, Stila Cosmetics, Alcone Company, Temptu PRO, and Embryolisse USA, among many others.  

The Makeup Show Orlando is held on Sunday, November 4, 2012 from 9am to 6pm and on Monday, November 5, 2012 from 9am to 5pm at The Peabody Hotel Orlando, 9801 International Drive. For a complete list of participating brands, educational speakers, schedule of events and prices, please visit ”

About The Makeup Show

The Makeup Show is owned and produced by Metropolitan Event & Production and travels internationally from LA, NYC, Chicago, Europe, and Orlando.  Bringing each destination over 60 beauty brands, and unique convergence of artists and community, where beauty professionals are sure to find an artistic energy that will inspire any beauty buff, from the passionate beginner to the seasoned professional.  Each show offers an unparalleled lineup of education and appearances from top beauty professionals and focuses on career building and networking within the makeup community.  The show provides a unique experience for the makeup professional to network directly from the best in the business.