San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
A Beautiful Face: Makeup 101
VERY IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ BEFORE PURCHASING TICKETS:
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 Friday March 16 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 6 up until the day of the event, Sunday July 7 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.
Doors open at 11AM for an hour of mingling, food, and drinks. The class will start promptly at 12PM and will go until 3PM. With prizes, special giveaways, questions, and pictures, we should be finished no later than 4PM.
Our Venue, Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport...
The Crowne Plaza New Orleans is located only 1 mile from the Louis Armstrong International Airport. Only minutes from the French Quarter and Superdome, the hotel is within 15 miles of the Aquarium of the Americas, Harrah's Casion, and the Audubon Zoo. With complimentary 24 hour airport shuttle service, this will be the place to stay for the Essence Festival weekend, which is a short $20 cab ride. To book your stay, click here.
Our Beautiful Model...
Siteria Gregory MUA
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.
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.
Magnolia Makeup will be offering a special discount and donating products to all class attendees so be sure to bring your wallets to stock up on some of their amazing, yet affordable products. They are definitely a staple in my makeup kit. To visit their site, 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.
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 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.
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 Foundation.org - supporting the fight against cancer through early detection. To view some of her awesome 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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.