The Makeup Show Chicago
Another show in the books! I have to say, getting to travel with Smith Cosmetics, and attend every TMS this year has been beyond fun. Not only do I get to hang in a rad booth (no joke, these chicks are the best), but I get to see the folks from TMS in every city. It's strange how we all feel like a family after a bit... sometimes seeing each other more than we see our home base friends. It becomes comforting to see these same faces... the vendors, the producers, James and Jeremy. It also becomes normal to see Roshar up on stage, or Danessa talking to customers, which is so surreal.
Chicago is one of my favorite cities, so I was very excited that they decided to do a pop up there this year. I met some really great customers, connected with so many people and even though it was a smaller show it really gave me a chance to spend time with people.
Sonia Roselli had her cult favorite Water Balm and Sex a peel there, and I think I made everyone at the Smith booth go check it out... of course they all loved it and bought some for their kit (or themselves!).
I was able to check out Nick Lujan with Makeup Forever demo a great fantasy look... If you don't follow him yet, please do yourself a favor and peep his inspirational IG feed.
They also had a really cool play area, with great new products to try on and selfie with... Pat McGrath, Kat Von D, and NYX to name a few. Danessa Myricks new foundation was out there, which she just premiered, and I was so excited to get to play with it and added it to my kit the next day!