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FACE AWARDS

The 2019 Face Awards is a wrap! Thank you to all the talented contestants, fans, and supporters. See you at the next Face Awards


NYX Cosmetics FACE Awards 2019 - Wonderland After Dark

I hope you all love my final look for Wonderland After Dark. I wanted to create a detailed, timeless and enchanting piece that was true to myself. I think this design represents my style and I wanted to put "me" out there as my last representation! I also wanted to highlight the NYX Professional Makeup products throughout the whole design. I hope you guys can take some of my tips and tricks and apply them to your every day looks or try something new!

WONDERLAND AFTER DARK | NYX COSMETICS FACE AWARDS 2019 | TOP 5 CHALLENGE | MCDREW

The theme was 'Wonderland After Dark' -- Being a kid who grew up loving the original Alice and Wonderland movie, I wanted to do something heavily inspired by the presence of teapots. I decided to create a dripping tea-spilled look that starts at the headpiece, and melts it's way down the side of my face. Each drip represents iconic pieces of the wonderland movie: the cheshire cat, the wise caterpillar, the queen of hearts, etc. I took iconic scenes like the nonsense directional arrows we see in the film to decorate the opposing side of my face. I had a ton of fun being creative & expressing myself in this whimsical final theme.

NYX Cosmetics FACE Awards 2019 - Top 5 Challenge - Wonderland After Dark

I enjoyed creating this look and filming this video so much! I also learned a few new skills during the process, like airbrushing! I used an airbrush to paint each individual leaf that you see (and also don't see in the video, because there were a lot more!) with fluorescent paint, so that my plants would glow in the dark.

NYX FACE AWARDS TOP 5 CHALLENGE "Wonderland After Dark"

For my final challenge, I created a fairy whom, through odd experiences in a magical forest set (constructed for this challenge), after drinking a "reality" potion, is able to bring up various issues of vital importance in today's world.

NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP TOP 5 CHALLENGE | MURDEROUS MAD HATTER | LINABUGZ

Mad as a hatter and twice as twisted

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

• July 12 Top 30 Announced

• July 15 First Challenge Revealed

• July 29 - August 1 VOTE for Top 30

• August 2 Top 15 Announced

• August 5 Second Challenge Revealed

• August 19 - August 22 VOTE for Top 15

• August 23 Top 5 Announced

• September 1 Final Challenge Revealed

• September 23 - September 27 VOTE for Top 5

• September 30 Winner Announced

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