San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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 3PM to allow attendees to mingle and engage in networking while indulging in the delcious foods and drinks provided. The class will begin promptly at 4PM and go until 7PM. After the class portion is complete, 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 :).
Our Venue, Myammee's Hair Boutique...
Owner Angela "Myammee" Pitts was first introduced to the world in 2008 on Vh1's hit reality show Flavor of Love 3 and in 2009 on Vh1's I Love Money 2. She was known for her fabulous hair and went on to open up a Hair Spa in December 2010 and a Hair Boutique in November 2011.
The beautiful salon is located in North Miami Beach on NE 6th Ave. To see more about her services, click here.
Our Beautiful Model...
Candice aka NaturallyCandi (on YouTube)
The beautiful and extremely funny Candice was the FIRST person to come to mind when thinking of natural beauties, PERIOD! She has a very popular YouTube page where she has over 20,000 Subscribers. To visit her page, click here.
Our Featured Sponsors...
A Special Ocassion Event and Floral Design
Event Designer Gabby A. Reid is hostsing a fabulous Brunch right before the "A Beautiful Face" Makeup Class entitled, "Shades of Beauty." This Brunch will feature information about skincare, makeup, healthy haircare, fashion, and fitness. There will be mini facials, massages, a fashion showcase, and a brief makeup demonstrarion by yours truly ;). Guests will enjoy a delicious brunch, mimosas, and desserts and will receive an awesome Glam Bag. This Brunch will be a perfect introduction to the makeup class and will peak your entrance for the class. To purchase tickets for the Brunch, click here.
A Bracelet Addiction
LaShanta Teaberry, owner and founder of "A Bracelet Addiction", designs unique handmade Shambella style bracelets and stretch bracelets with or without charms of your desire. She will be donating some of her fabulous pieces to a few lucky attendees. To view more of her designs, click here.
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 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.
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.
The Body By Vi
"With any diet that I’ve tried, I would plateau at week six. The Body by Vi Challenge got me to week seven, eight, nine and beyond!"
Angela "Angie" Mooij
Body by Vi™ Female Champion 2011
With over 150,000 new people joining every month, The Body By Vi Challenge is the #1 weight loss and fitness platform in North America. The Body By Vi 90 Day Challenge is based off of using the nutritious shakes as meal replacements. Consultant Nikiis Doherty will be donating Taster to get you started on healthier living. To learn more, click here.
iDream.Ink is driven to become globally recognized for their quality, inspirtion, and cutting edge style. iDream.Ink embraces women of all races and ethnic groups. Their goal is to provide inspiration through style, because we know that we a woman looks good, she FEELS GOOD. So when women whear iDream.Ink clothing, they will also be inspired. To see more of their pieces, click here.
Maskretti LLC and Milagreen
Dr. Djunot Destina of of Maskreti LLC, will be providing everyone with bottles of Pure Castor Oil, which as you all know promotes hair growth and much, much more. To learn more visit him at www.naturalcastoroil.com
Morning Dew Hair Products
Owner and Founder Leslie D. White has created one of THE BEST hair moisturizers in the market today. Her products are all natural and contain Mango and Shea Butters, Essential Oils, and a light Mango and Coconut fragrance. She will be providing everyone with samples as well as some AWESOME giveaways. To learn about more of her products, vist her at www.morningdewhair.com
Top Shelf Lace Wigs
Owner Lelia Clark is offering ONE lucky lady a Personal Consultation for a Custom Made head unit of her choice. Lelia hand stiches pieces by each individual 1/2 strand of hair to ensure a natural and real like piece. She will sit down, discuss what type of piece you desire, custom make it, and ship it out to you. She is also offering a special discount of 15% off to anyone who mentions "Alexandra Butler Makeup Class." To see some of her flawless work, visit her at www.topshelflacewigs.com.
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
Flawless Beauty Makeup
Owner and Founder Alores-Cornelius Norris has developed a custom product line that features bright, vibrant colors that compliment every skintone. To see some of her fabulous products, visit her website www.flawlessbeautycosmetics.com.
Stephanie “FiFi” Rodriguez recently decided to go for one of my life-long
dreams - to start her own cosmetics line. And “Fi.R was born!
“FiR” Is short for “FIERCE” but also is the initials in her name: FiFi Rodriguez.
Custom blended colors that are “FIR-CE!! Fi.R Cosmetics are your choice for Unique, Bold & Highly Pigmented! ♥ Chemical Free & Cruelty Free! ♥ She custom makes each and every one of her products. All her Pigments are safe for the eyes they are 100% mineral eye shadows are ideal as pigments or eyeliners! A little goes a long way. They are GREAT for any skin type. To see some of her beautiful colors, click here.
AND MANY MORE still confirming!!!
Our Professional Chef, Jesse Seward...
Chef Jesse Seward has been cooking since the tender age of 16. He has a degree in Culinary Arts and has studied at The Culinary Institute of Virginia. He has also started and operated his own home based Personal Chef/Catering Service and as invited to prepare food at the James Beard Foundation in NYC. His style of cooking is high end and his special ingredient is "Passion."
Miss Sprinkles Cupcakes
Miss Sprinkles had their first debut in 2009, in Cincinnati, OH. Owner and Baker, Gabrielle Bantugan, has always had a passion and love for baking cupcakes. Gabrielle has felt that Miss Sprinkles is in honor of her Great Grandmother, Mimi; who had a wedding cake business in a small town in Kansas. Miss Sprinkles grew her clientele in the Cincinnati area, and is now based out of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Miss Sprinkles offers customized cupcakes for any occasion, filled with yummy goodness. To check out her goodies, 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 $200 is only available to those who purchase their tickets by August 31st. 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 September 18th. If you cancel after September 18th, 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 September 25th at 12AM!!!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and visit her website www.AlexandraButlerMUA.com.
When & Where
From a structured background in Industrial Engineering, to the creative world of a Professional Makeup Artist, Alexandra Butler isn't your typical Makeup Artist. Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, Alex's professional background and degree in Industrial Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology, gives her an analytical and systematic twist on makeup. While on the other hand, her sketching and painting background gives her the artistic capabilities. In a matter of close to 8 years and at the age of 32 she has gotten married to her college sweetheart DeMario Butler, left the field of Industrial Engineering, moved to Atlanta, worked at MAC Cosmetics for 3 years, and pursued her passion of being a self taught freelance full time Makeup Artist.
As a former Product Specialist at the MAC counter, Alexandra has developed a familar niche with various faces, skin types, and product attributes. Known for her blending techniques, flawless and effortless appearance of skin, and natural use of color, Alex was named the "Beauty Advisor" for Nordstrom Cosmetics for the month of September 2010. She has developed a strong presence on all forms of social media and has 90,000+ followers on Instagram, Facebook a following of 40,000+, Twitter of over 5,700, and YouTube of close to 25,000 Subscribers who are glued to her pages specializing in beauty, fashion, and natural hair.
Alex has worked on many notable celebrities (Missy Elliott, Katerina Graham, Bianca Lawson, Lalah Hathaway, just to name a few) various television shows, fashion shows, award shows, and photo shoots. Her most recent work can be found on Bravo's, “Real Housewives of Atlanta” featured on Cynthia Bailey and TV One's “Verses and Flow” Season 5 on recording artist Avery Sunshine, which premiered August 27. She has also worked on shows such as WeTV's “Growing Up Hip Hop” on Kristinia DeBarge, BET's "Comicview" on Host Comedienne, Sommore, Bravo's “Real Housewives of Atlanta” on Phaedra Parks, Vh1's “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta”, WeTV's “SWV Reunited”, Vh1's “Atlanta Exes” on Tameka Raymond, the 2013 BET Soul Train Awards, CW's “Vampire Diaries”, and Bravo's “The New Atlanta” on Africa Miranda.
She has partnered up with Milani Cosmetics as their Key Makeup Artist at the 2015 DC Ubiquitous Hair and Trade Show, 2014 Haiti Bridal Expo and lead the brand at two Wal-Mart appearances in Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA in 2014, debuting the brand's new products to consumers and being the Celebrity Makeup Brand Ambassador. She has plans on attending the 2016 Haiti Bridal Expo as Milani's Brand Ambassador in mid April.
She has toured the globe nationally and internationally teaching her basic and advanced makeup classes to the masses. Her makeup class tours began in 2012, grew in 2013, and in 2014, she taught in over 15 cities. She traveled to over 20 cities teaching two hands on makeup classes in each city in 2015. In 2016, she will continue to reach over 10 cities in an effort to educate women on makeup artisry. She prides herself on being an educator and to one day develop a Makeup Academy after establishing a well known name for herself in the entertainment and beauty industry.