Qosmedix x TPG

Monday November 12, 2018
FREE for TPG PRO Members
Los Angeles

The Powder Group and Qosmedix — the beauty industry's leading supplier of disposable cosmetic applicators, pro tools and stock packaging are pleased to announce a very special three-part event celebrating the pro makeup artist community of Los Angeles. Bringing together three of our industry's most inspirational voices, Michelle Garbin, Christina Smith and Sean James, our Qosmedix x The Powder Group artistry triple header, will give you the product, technique and creative thinking tips that will take your work to the next level. This event is FREE to attend for TPG Pro members, Local 706 and 798 members and invited industry guests. Register today by contacting Kelly@thepowdergroup.com.

Michelle Garbin Michelle Garbin | BIO
Time: 11:00 - 12:30 PM
The Necessary Extras: Beyond Straight Makeup
To be a success in the world of makeup artistry for film, television and beyond is more than just understanding how to perfect your client’s look for camera. Today, every artist must know the techniques to create deeper character looks including everything from basic FX and wounds, to tattoo application and more. In this first-time event Emmy nominated and MUAHS Guild winner Michelle Garbin will share her beyond-the-basic techniques that she has used on such productions as Major Crimes, Pacific Rim: Uprising, I’m Dying Up Here and Sons of Anarchy, that have made her one of the most well rounded and sought after artists in our business.

Christina Smith Christina Smith | BIO
Time: 1:30-3:00PM
A Career in Makeup
In her 30 plus years in the Hollywood makeup industry, Christina Smith has created some of the most memorable characters in film. From Steel Magnolias and Hook, to Schindler's List and American History X, she has helped to tell some of the most powerful and entertaining stories in the history of cinema. In this very special event, Christina will share her thoughts on longevity in our industry, the product, tools and techniques that have made her one of the most sought after pros in the business and demonstrate a look from one of her most iconic projects.

Sean James Sean James | BIO
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
The Art of Men’s Grooming
Celebrity makeup artist, hairstylist and mens groomer Sean James has made a career out of perfecting faces. Sean is known for his work across a wide variety of mediums from advertising to television and fashion. His clients and projects include his work on The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, The Preacher. Chris Hardwick @midnight, Talking Dead, Rufus Wainwright, Al Yankovich, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Phil Keoghan, Eugene Levy and Dylan and Cole Sprouse. In t hishis special session Sean will share his techniques and product must-haves for his men’s grooming work and discuss the important distinctions in the type of media one is working in, when approaching the important area of men’s grooming.


Local 80
2520 W Olive Ave
Burbank, CA 91505


To register for this program please contact kelly@thepowdergroup.com
Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Qosmedix was founded 30 years ago when its founder, Stuart Herskovitz, pioneered the concept of using disposable cosmetic applicators to help maintain hygienic testing and sampling at cosmetic counters. Today, Qosmedix is a leading supplier of high quality merchandise for the beauty industry. Qosmedix is built on the foundation of providing high quality products of superior value for all sampling, packaging, private label, and retail needs. Whether you need disposables for cosmetic counters and salons, single-use packaging for promotional sampling, or professional brushes and tools, Qosmedix is your one-stop purchasing destination.. www.qosmedix.com