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congratulations to our top 30 finalists

Lindsey Cowley
Lindsey Cowley

Bio: I'm an amateur makeup artist based in Salt Lake. I have always loved makeup and turning myself into creatures was a logical hobby for me.

Cindy (Yi-Jou) Chen
Cindy (Yi-Jou) Chen

Bio: My name is Cindy Chen and I'm a graphic designer and a conceptual, avant-garde makeup artist based in San Francisco, CA.

Caitlyn Kreklewich
Caitlyn Kreklewich

Bio: I'm a 27 year old Canadian makeup lover, wife, and mom. I love bringing my ideas to life and to "Be The Canvas".

McKenzie Catron
McKenzie Catron

Bio: Hi there, my name is McKenzie Catron and I am a wheelchair bound disabled creative makeup artist from Arizona!

Kaneshia Stokes
Kaneshia Stokes

Bio: My name is Kaneshia Stokes. I am a passionate make-up artist, I love to push the boundaries when it comes to makeup!

Drew McHale
Drew McHale

Bio: My name is Drew. I enjoy thinking out of the box & being creative! One of my favorite things to create is skulls, hope you enjoy this one!

Carrie Esser
Carrie Esser

Bio: I'm a 22 y/o self-taught MUA + Body Painter who loves turning people into living art & my goal is to leave a positive impact with what I do!

Yesenia Godinez
Yesenia Godinez

Bio: I am a 24 year old mother. I have been doing my makeup since I was about 12. I focus on a variety of styles when it comes to makeup.

Victoria Hockman
Victoria Hockman

Bio: I'm a spooky makeup enthusiast & cosplayer. I do a range of beauty, SFX, characters & cosplays. I also love dogs more than anything.

Lisa Murphy
Lisa Murphy

Bio: I'm a makeup artist, mom and wife! Makeup is my passion and inspiring others is my goal!

Lina Assayed
Lina Assayed

Bio: My name is Lina but my friends call me Bugz. I'm a self-taught makeup and SFX artist with a love for all things horror & halloween related!

Carolan Thomas
Carolan Thomas

Bio: I love being able to express myself through characters- whether its a full face of makeup, or a full-on cartoon!

Crystal Wenzler
Crystal Wenzler

Bio: I am self-taught in makeup and face/body painting! I love pushing the limits with makeup!

Crimsyn
Crimsyn

Bio: My name is Matt Perkins, but I go by the drag name "Crimsyn".

Nicollitte Reyes
Nicollitte Reyes

Bio: Makeup enthusiast. I enjoy make up and body painting. Mother of two. Card dealer.

Vince (Vin) Racanelli
Vince "Vin" Racanelli

Bio: Much like art, I strive to create my own idea of self-expression. On the makeup spectrum, I float in the middle of beauty and sfx.

Sarah	Contreras
Sarah Contreras

Bio: Was once a Zoologist, but decided to change my life and career to become a makeup artist. Best decision I've made.

Maddi McKenney
Maddi McKenney

Bio: I'm a filmmaker based in Richmond, VA. I go to SCAD and love creating all types of art, including makeup since I was just 13 years old!

Sandra Walter
Sandra Walter

Bio: I'm a recent Theater Design & Technology graduate with a profound love for the strange and unusual.

Ioana Goodwin
Ioana Goodwin

Bio: I love anything that is beauty related and I am very fortunate to be able to share this passion of mine with the people around me.

Maris O'Brien
Maris O'Brien

Bio: I'm a young body painter and makeup artist who loves to transform into all things from strange and creepy to picturesque and colorful!

Dehsarae Roman
Dehsarae Roman

Bio: I am a Mother of two, Air Force veteran & cancer survivor that loves sharing her passion for makeup with the world.

Shanice Wadell
Shanice Wadell

Bio: Just a girl with 5 cats named after Batman Characters from Scranton, PA that has a passion for makeup art and everything beautifully creepy!

Emma Skrumeda
Emma Skrumeda

Bio: Makeup artist, writer; lover of poetry and all things nerd.

Maritza Petrick
Maritza Petrick

Bio: Following my dreams and trying to make my love & passion for makeup a lifelong career, that I can love and appreciate every single day!

Karen	De la Torre
Karen De la Torre

Bio: Motivated and dedicated upcoming makeup artist with a passion for art and a vision for spreading love and kindness for a better world.

Taylor Young
Taylor Young

Bio: I'm a 21 year old artist and body painter. I love using body paint/makeup to turn myself into different characters.

Ashley Strong
Ashley Strong

Bio: I live in Alaska/I'm biracial/ I want to work with NYX Professional Makeup!

Ramses Sabatino
Ramses Sabatino

Bio: My name is Ramses Sabatino, I am a 19 year-old makeup artist. I started doing SFX makeup when I was 12 years old.

Kaylee Britton
Kaylee Britton

Bio: I am a nonbinary drag artist and illustrator that views the makeup process as a drawing and presents drag as a fine art practice.

2019 FACE Awards Timeline

NYX Professional Makeup wants your help in finding 2019’s Artist of the Year. Anyone and everyone with a love of makeup and artistry is invited to enter. The competition begins on June 26th and ends on September 30th. One talented artist will win an all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles and a grand prize of $50,000! #FACEAwards.

  • June 26 - July 5
    Open Submissions Details

    Calling all Beauty Vloggers! The 8th annual FACE Awards have officially begun! Submissions are open to anyone and everyone with a passion for make-up artistry. To enter, all you need to do is fill out our quick online application and submit your fave make-up tutorial video! See official rules for more details. #FACEAwards

  • July 12
    Top 30 Announced Details

    After all submissions are reviewed, 30 talented contestants will be chosen to move on to the next round! #FACEAwards

  • July 15
    First Challenge Revealed Details

    The first (of three) challenge will be revealed and each contestant will have to create an original look and tutorial video showing off how they completed it! #FACEAwards

  • July 29 - August 1
    VOTE for Top 30 Details

    It's time to vote! The top 30 contestants have each created a video for the first challenge and you now have the power to decide who moves on to the next round. Don't forget, you can vote up to 3 times during the voting period. Each one of your votes can be used for the same contestant or for different ones. Voting for the first challenge is open from July 29th until August 1st. #FACEAwards

  • August 2
    Top 15 Announced Details

    Once voting for the first challenge has closed, we'll tally up the votes and announce who the NYX Community has chosen as their top 15 contestants! #FACEAwards

  • August 5
    Second Challenge Revealed Details

    The top 15 Beauty Vlogger's will receive their second (of three) challenge. They will have two weeks to create a brand new look and tutorial video! #FACEAwards

  • August 19 - August 22
    VOTE for Top 15 Details

    The top 15 contestants have released their second challenge looks. Now it's time for you to watch and vote! Challenge #2 is the final qualifying round, where only 5 talented artists will make it to the final competition, so vote wisely! Remember, you can cast up to 3 votes during the voting period and each one can be used for the same contestant or for different ones. Voting for the second challenge is open from August 19th until August 22nd. #FACEAwards

  • August 23
    Top 5 Announced Details

    Once the second challenge's voting period has closed, we will announce who the NYX Community chose as their top 5 finalists. These talented Beauty Vloggers will have a chance to win $50,000 and an all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles for the ultimate FACE Awards experience! #FACEAwards

  • September 1
    Final Challenge Revealed Details

    The top 5 Beauty Vlogger's will receive their final challenge, where they will have two weeks to create a brand new look and tutorial video! #FACEAwards

  • September 23 - September 27
    VOTE for Top 5 Details

    This is it, the final voting period! The top 5 finalists have released their final challenge looks. You have the power to decide on the next Beauty Vlogger of the Year, so cast your votes wisely. The lucky winner will win a grand prize of $50,000 and an all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles! You can cast up to 3 votes during the voting period and each one can be used for the same contestant or different ones. Voting for the final challenge is open from September 23rd until September 27th. #FACEAwards

  • September 30
    Winner Announced Details

    Once final votes are submitted and accounted for, we will announce 2019's Beauty Vlogger of the Year! The lucky winner will receive $50,000 and an all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles! YAY! #FACEAwards

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