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A Beautiful Face: Makeup 101... DC Edition

Alexandra Butler

Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)

A Beautiful Face: Makeup 101... DC Edition

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Admission Ended $225.00 $6.62
General Admission Ended $250.00 $7.24

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A Beautiful Face: Makeup 101

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 1PM to allow attendees to mingle and engage in networking while indulging in the delicious foods and drinks provided. The class will begin promptly at 2PM and go until approximately 5PM.


After the class portion is complete for each class, we will engage in prizes and giveaways, and attendees can continue to partake in mingling and asking Alex personal questions. Bring your cameras because we are taking pics too :). The second class will allow for more one on one time and interaction.

 Our Venue, The K at City Vista Condominiums...


The K is a luxury condominium in the City Vista Complex.  It is located at 5th and K in Northwest, in the heart of Mount Vernon Triangle. Just minutes from downtown, Mount Vernon Triangle is situated just North of Chinatown and to the Southeast of the Convention Center.



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 www.koilsbynature.com.


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. 


 Nappy Rutz

Nappy Rútz specializes in enhancing ones beauty by way of accessories and was conceived by an avid frugalista who loves eye catching earrings and t-shirts designs but found it hard to get what she desired without looking like everyone else. What started as a hobby quickly became a booming business when Nappy Rútz did what any innovator would do, she designed her own tees and earrings and sold them to friends and family. Now three years later with a large following Nappy Rútz is expanding and bringing her wares to an even broader audience. She will be donating items to a few lucky attendees. To see her fabulous creations, click here.

Bdellium Tools

Bdellium Tools Antibacterial & Eco-Friendly Makeup Brushes are expertly designed professional makeup tools. Of their five unique and affordable brush lines, the Maestro, Studio and Travel Line features professional antibacterial brushes. To see more of their awesome 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.


Soo Cute Auctions 

Soo Cute Auctions offer a variety of different styles at an affordable price. Live Auctions take place every Sunday and Tuesday at 7:30 CST. Their fun filled page features the latest makeup tips, fashion triends, and of course, come Cute humor. Lots of their pieces have been inspired by Love and Hip Hop Atlanta cast member Rasheeda. To see more of her pieces, click here 


Pure Romance by Cheryl


Pure Romance is a company that specializes in selling bedroom accessories. Pure Romance leads the industry in relationship enhancement specializations and has empowered women to take responsibility for their sexuality.

Cheryl Price is your ideal consultant and hosts parties for all groups. She will be gifting both classes with a special treat for each attendee and ONE Romance Spa Basket containing a shave cream, sugar scrub, bubble bath,  body oil, and a vibrating puff (must purchase an "Early Admission" ticket to be entered to win.)

To visit her page, click 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.


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 our 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. Our skincare line consists of cleansers, toners, moisturizers and exfoliants that are enriched with a unique blend of vitamins, plant extracts and pure essential oil. Our 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. Our goal is simple, YOUR satisfaction. As our customer, we 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.

The VBar Lady

The Vbar is an all natural eco-friendly feminine hygiene soap which was created to empower young girls and women all across the world about healthy feminine hygiene. They offer this natural soap because most feminine hygiene product are alcohol based or offer a lot of perfumes which can cause repeated yeast infections, itching, burning and dryness. The Vbar being (Non-Fragranced) help those areas and for those who are very sensitive which are most women.... It also offers a fresh clean feeling. Their goal is to decrease the percentage of women who suffer with yeast infections, hpv, and ovarian cancer. They will be giving out bars to every attendee. To learn more about their 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.



AND MANY MORE still confirming!!!

 Our Photographer...

Tiffany Josephs Photography


Photographer Tiffany Josephs is a native of Dallas, TX and is a proud Mother and Wife. Her artistic/documentary approach gives her a unique eye on capturing the true essence of beauty in that moment. She focuses on telling stories with her photographs and is a huge fan of Alexandra Butler Makeup Artistry, so this will be an amazing experience. To view some of her amazing work, 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.


Chic Cakes by Candy


Delicious cupcakes of all shapes and flavors!!! To see more of her delicious treats, click here.


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


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.

PLEASE READ: To ensure that everyone gets an equal amount of time to ask questions and socialize, the class is limited to 50 people. The price of $225 is ONLY available to those who purchase their tickets by August 25th. So if you snooze, you lose. Once you have purchased your ticket, and for some reason you have to cancel, 50% of your payment will be refunded back to you if you cancel by October 7th. If you cancel after October 7th, you will NOT be refunded due to the costs accrued when reserving your spot. No exceptions! Due to cancellations, if tickets are available after the intial 50 tickets are bought, we will reopen the event for that limited quantity and notify everyone on the mailing list. All tickets sales officially go off sale Tuesday October 21st at 12PM!!! 

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.

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

Special thanks to Starlooks, Milani, and Lolade Cosmetics for being a continual sponsor for all of the Alexandra Butler Makeup Artistry classes.

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


To view pics from the last class, click here:


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


For questions, please email alexandrabutlermua@yahoo.com and visit her website www.AlexandraButlerMUA.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.

Have questions about A Beautiful Face: Makeup 101... DC Edition? Contact Alexandra Butler

When & Where

The K at City Vista Condominiums
475 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)

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