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A Beautiful Face: Makeup 101, Back to DC...

Alexandra Butler

Sunday, July 14, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

A Beautiful Face: Makeup 101, Back to DC...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Early Birds Deposit   more info Ended $75.00 $2.87
Early Birds Deposit   more info Ended $100.00 $3.49
General Admission   more info Ended $275.00 $7.87
Late Birds   more info Ended $300.00 $8.49

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A Beautiful Face: Makeup 101




Early Early Birds (Submit deposit between Jan 16 - Feb 22):

Ticket sales are $225. To reserve your seat, a NON REFUNDABLE deposit of $75 is due from now until Friday February 23. Your last payment of $150 will be due NO LATER than Friday April 5. Two simple and easy payments. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!


Early Birds (Submit deposit between Feb 23 - Mar 22):

Ticket sales are $250. To reserve your seat, a NON REFUNDABLE deposit of $100 is due from Saturday February 23 to Friday March 22. Your last payment of $150 will be due NO LATER than Friday April 5. Two simple and easy payments. NO EXCEPTIONS!!! 


General Admission (Submit payment between Mar 23 - Apr 12): 

Ticket sales are $275 and are available from Saturday March 23 to Friday April 12. Payments are required in full at that time.


Late Birds (Available after Apr 12): 

Ticket sales are $300 and are available from Saturday April 13 up until the day of the event, Sunday July 14 at the door (cash or credit card only at the door). Payments are required in full at that time.


*Please note that all deposits are NON REFUNDABLE, unless there is a class cancellation by Alexandra Butler, in which case she will refund any deposits and additional monies paid. If you have submitted your second payment and need to cancel your attendance, that second payment (not including your deposit) will be refunded for any cancellations submitted before April 12. ALL payments are due by midnight on the exact dates listed above, NO EXCEPTIONS. We have created a wide window for everyone to be able to make their payments in a timely fashion and it will be most beneficial not to wait til the last day to submit any payments.  


Enjoy an informative, fun filled, and interactive makeup class taught by Professional Makeup Artist, Alexandra Butler, whose work is featured on Vh1's Love and Hip Hop Atlanta. 

In this class you will experience a live makeup application demonstration by Alex as well as a step-by-step lesson on how to take your makeup to the next level.

Learn what is in trend and how to update your current makeup techniques...

Things covered in this class will be:

  • Proper tools and techniques to use during your makeup routine
  • Precise eye shadow placement and blending, including a false eyelash demonstration and details on perfecting your brows
  • Color correcting and blending when applying foundation and concealer
  • Correct instruction on placement and selection of products used on the face 
  • Various tips and tricks to make your makeup application successful and even more beautiful

Not only will you be taught the correct way to apply your makeup, but you will also receive an exclusive Makeup Swag Basket filled with Beauty "Must-Haves" hand picked by Alex. This basket will contain over $75 worth of products that will be a great start or addition to your makeup kit.

Times will be determined

 Our Venue...

Holiday Inn Hotel

(Free parking in the parking garage)

 Our Beautiful Model... 

Amanda Brown MUA

Our Featured Sponsors...


Koils by Nature

Owner Pamela Jenkins has created a quality and affordable natural hair care product line, suitable for all hair textures. All products are made by hand in a sterile environment and contain all ingredients that are from nature, natural butters, oils, and organic essential oils. All attendees will receive samples to try out the products and will be entered in to win special giveaways. To learn more about her products, visit her here



Owner Roxanna has created an all natural moisturizing hair spritz that is such an AMAZING product. The spritz is known to wake up dry and matted hair and rehydrate dull hair. It contains Aloe Vera Juice, Vegetable Glycerin, Jamaican Black Casor Oil, Jojoba Oils, Essential Oils, and Love... To check out her products, click here.


Shadow Shields

Creator Michelle Villanueva, is the GENIUS behind one of the most important tools for needed for a successful Eye Makeup Application. Shadow Shields completely eliminate eye shadow fallout and saves alot of time during application. As seen on E! News, The TODAY Show, and in 'O, The OPRAH Magazine, Shadow Shields are used by top Makeup Artists and everyday women who want the confidence to apply eye makeup like a pro. There will be a giveaway to some lucky ladies in attendance... To visit their site, click here.



Naturally Supreme

Naturally Supreme is a web store that supplies the masses with dope apparel that flaunts natural roots with style. To see some of their awesome styles, visit their website here.


Lolade Cosmetics

LoLade Professional Cosmetics was founded with the belief that all women (and men) were created beautifully. This guiding principal is the reason why their company has crafted some of the world's most prestigious and beautiful products. Every product is produced using scientific and dermatological research and is in accordance with industry standards. Their skincare line consists of cleansers, toners, moisturizers and exfoliants that are enriched with a unique blend of vitamins, plant extracts and pure essential oil. Their color cosmetic line is an extension of our skincare line. It includes everything that a woman needs to enhance her natural beauty. LoLade's color line has beneficial ingredients such as vitamins A, C, and E antioxidants, and shea butter. Their goal is simple, YOUR satisfaction. As our customer, they make it easy for you to look and feel your best by providing products with unsurpassed quality and by giving practical tips on how to use them. LoLade's mission is not only to make women beautiful on the outside but to help them discover their true beauty from within. To visit their site, click here.


Naturel Lyfe Essentials

Naturel Lyfe was created from a desire to educate about the harmful effects of skin and hair care products and to offer the products at affordable prices.The use of naturel products, protects us internally and externally from chemically derived products. It is not a lifestyle, it is Lyfe. Why the “e” in Naturel? Au naturel is a French term meaning naked, nude or in a natural state. Naturel Lyfe Essentials is life. It is about going back to the beginning. Going back to how life was started….naturally. Going back to how we first came into this life…naked. Getting back to that au naturel way of living…the way of life…a Naturel Lyfe. To see more of her products, visit her website here


 Glamorous Chicks Cosmetics

Glamorous Chicks Cosmetic was created in 2009 to provide independent and classy women with the beauty and fashion tools they need to live a glamorous lifestyle. Glamorous Chicks Cosmetic was created to brand the concept of the glamorous lifestyle. Currently the brand specializes in a mineral cosmetics line and beauty products, for the independent, classy and trendy woman on the go. In the future, Glamorous Chicks plans to open a boutique store where the product line will expand to include handbags, jewelry, clothing, and shoes. To visit their site and see more of their products, click here.

Be You Earrings

Tracy Grimes-Mayo is a jewelry designer living and working in Florida. She is a Delaware native and enjoys repurposing items that most people would disregard. At an early age, Tracy would repurpose old jean jackets by adding modern fabrics, up cycling old closet doors into beautiful eclectic tables, turning her grandmother’s custom jewelry into decorative shoes décor & more. Currently, Tracy is working on her Be You project which will consist of fabric earrings, vintage necklaces, spoon jewelry & broken china necklaces. She also dedicates her time to overseas missionary work & donates to various organizations which provide relief to 3rd world countries. To see more of her fabulous designs, click here.


Bobeam Natural Products

Bobeam shampoo bars are made with all natural ingredients and can be used on all hair types, including locs. The shampoo bars contain no SLS or SLES, detergents, surfactants, or sulfates. They are all-natural, 100% vegetable soap, non-comedogenic, hypo-allergenic and biodegradable. A portion of the proceeds from sales will be donated to various charities including the 1 in 8 - supporting the fight against cancer through early detection. To view some of her awesome products, click here. 


B'Kreative Earrings (BK3)

B'Kreative was founded in December 2010 by Erin Bowden, Sherri Hassen, and Lurie Hassen. They chose the name in honor of their grandmother B. Hassen, and their combined "kreative" spirit. The ladies will be donating pairs of earrings for giveaways. To see some of their pieces, click here.

Pretty Little Wire Jewelry

Pretty Little Wire is a handmade jewelry company created by Allison Frith.  Self taught jewelry artisan uses gemstones, wire and traditional jewelry making techniques to create unique, of a kind pieces. Each piece is handcrafted and one of each is created. The pieces are an expression of the beauty the artist is finding in herself! She wants each person who owns a Pretty Little Wire piece to know that they too are beautiful and to "Live Freely, Express Yourself". To see more of her beautiful pieces, click here.

Live Victoriously Cosmetics

Spreading the word of God to every woman Through each product. LVC inc is a Unique Line of custom handmade Cosmetics. Each product inspires, edifies & promotes individuality! Bold•Vibrant•Beautiful•Inspiring. To see some of her products, click here.

Enticing Accessories

Enticing Accessories (EA) is creative and unique enterprise that provides vibrant, exclusive, quality jewelry and accessories as art for women. EA online boutique provides, color, design and artistic beauty in the form of high-quality jewelry and accessories. EA is a fashionable, yet feisty and affordable collection. To see more of their fabulous items, click here.


Life Support Movement

Life Support Movement has been established to end the stereotypes and ignorance concerning being young and living for Christ. Society has told us that once we develop a relationship with God we have entered into a life of boredom, unoriginality and loneliness. It is up to us to be that Godly example that we can be young and represent Christ and not glorify sex, drinking, drugs and violence. To view their designs, click here.



Kartoon Kupkakes

Owner Kendomechia "Kenny" Williams started her company on a simple mission; making fun, colorful, and flavorful cupcakes for both kids and adults to enjoy as well as affordable. Her son's birthday was the inspiration. She made Sesame Street Character cupcakes and it took off from there.

They are definite pieces of art yet gourmet worthy when it comes to cake flavors. And the best part is customization of favorite characters and personal themes. Every set is made with care and consideration for whatever the occasion may be from birthday parties to company events. It brings great joy to bring a refreshing approach to baked goods!! To see more of her sweets, click here.


 Capital City Mumbo Sauce

Arsha Jones, owner and creator of DC's Capital City Mumbo Sauce, will be presenting each class attendee with chicken wings served with her famous Mumbo Sauce, as well as sample bottles for EVERYONE!!!




 Capital City Mumbo Sauce is a red tomato based sauce that is sweet and tangy with a bit of a kick. It has been a DC favorite and has been featured in the Washington Post, on FOX TV, and on countless other blogs and websites. To visit her website, click here. 

Stay tuned for a list of ALL the sponsors that will be featured...

Special thanks to Milani, Natural Roxx, A Glass Case, Shadow Shields, and Lolade Cosmetics for being a continual sponsor for all of the Alexandra Butler Makeup Artistry classes.

A syllabus will be provided, but to take additional notes feel free to bring a notebook and something hard to right on since there will be no tables. If you would like to take pictures, don't forget to bring your camera. There will be a Professional Photographer there to take candid/posed shots.

There will be special giveaways and prizes, in addition to "Swag Bags" that will be given to everyone who attends. Light refreshments will also be served.


Delicious Food, Beverages, and Desserts will be provided for all Attendees.


We look forward to seeing everyone and for you all to learn lots of helpful tips and techniques. 


To view pics from one of the last classes, click here:


To watch a recap video from YouTube Guru Kokofemme, click here: 


For questions, please email


For updates, follow Alex on Twitter at, Instagram @TheMUAAlex, on Facebook at, and on YouTube at

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