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A Beautiful Face: Makeup 101... Back to NYC

Sunday, May 5, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

A Beautiful Face: Makeup 101... Back to NYC

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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 8 - Feb 1):

Ticket sales are $225. To reserve your seat, a NON REFUNDABLE deposit of $75 is due from now until Friday February 1. Your last payment of $150 will be due NO LATER than Friday March 1. Two simple and easy payments. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!


Early Birds (Submit deposit between Feb 2 - Feb 22):

Ticket sales are $250. To reserve your seat, a NON REFUNDABLE deposit of $100 is due from Saturday February 2 to Friday February 22. Your last payment of $150 will be due NO LATER than Friday March 1. Two simple and easy payments. NO EXCEPTIONS!!! 


General Admission (Submit payment between Feb 23 - Mar 22): 

Ticket sales are $275 and are available from Saturday February 23 to Friday March 22. Payments are required in full at that time.


Late Birds (Available after Mar 22): 

Ticket sales are $300 and are available from Saturday March 23 up until the day of the event, Sunday May 5 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 March 22. 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.

Doors will open at 2PM and the class will start promptly at 3PM.

 Our Venue...

 Black River Dance Studio

Black River Center for the Performing Arts is located at 345 Lenox Avenue, in the heart of Harlem, NYC. The center was created for the authentic dancers and artists who strive off of passion and for souls that yearn for genuine creativity. 

They are there to accommodate your needs. They provide classes, they rent space, and they support your passions. Old and new dancers alike. Welcome Home! To learn more about this performing arts center, click here.

 Our Beautiful Model... 

Nicole Marie Melton

Associate Beauty Director at Essence Magazine Online

Our Featured Sponsors...


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.


A Glass Case

Owner and Founder Cheri Davidson has created this unique and trendy accessory site that is designed to meet all of your needs. Her pieces will add the finishing touch to an already fab outfit and she will be gifting a few special young ladies with her amazing jewelry. To visit their website, click here.



Superstar Nail Lacquer

Founders Stacia and Ariana Pierce created Superstar Nail Lacquers to be able to offer their clients "rich girl beauty on a real girl's budget." Their unique formula is fast drying and free of formaldehyde and their colors are vibrant and true to form. To view some of their fun colors, visit them at www.superstarnaillacquer.com 

Rubies Risings


Rubies Rising is the women’s apparel brand of the up-and-comer. Rubies Rising women are smart, stylish, visionaries on a mission to make an impact in their communities. They are women on the go, fueled by their passion to succeed and deeply rooted core values. And just where are they going? Straight to the top of their respective industries, of course! These young women are the movers and shakers of our generation. You can find them virtually anywhere, front and center, spearheading economic and social growth throughout the country. They work hard, but when they play, Rubies Rising is their brand of choice. Imagine: a woman who not only looks like a million bucks, but has a solid strategy to make a million bucks—now that’s a force to be reckoned with. To visit their website, 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.


DezMar Ink Naturals

DezMar-Ink Enterprise (DMIE) is a new & upcoming multi-faceted corporation. It's Founder, Marcia Shannon has harnessed her resilience and perserverance to capitalize on her many strengths and astounding ability to form DMIE. DMIE launched DezMar-Ink Naturals a natural hair care line. Marcia released her first book Sowing with Confidence in March 2013. It is available on Amazon.com. Marcia resides in Worcester, MA. To view some of her products, visit her website 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.


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.

Ella's Gift

Owner Gabriella Davis has a BA in Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management. From her home based kitchen, she makes 6 flavors of DELICIOUS Chocolate Truffles and will be presenting these tasty treats to the class. To visit her page, 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 alexandrabutlermua@yahoo.com.


For updates, follow Alex on Twitter at www.twitter.com/AlexandraButlerMUA, Instagram @TheMUAAlex, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AlexandraButlerMUA, and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/AlexandraBond.

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When & Where

345 Lenox Avenue
(Between 127th and 128th)
Harlem, 10027

Sunday, May 5, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

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