Win 2 Free Tickets To The Makeup Show New York 2009!

The Makeup Show New York 2009, one of the biggest events for all pros in the beauty industry, will be held next Sunday May 17 & Monday May 18 from 9:00am – 6:00pm daily at the Metropolitan Pavilion, located at 125 West 18th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues.

There will be over 80 exhibitors from top brands like MAC, Make Up For Ever, Smashbox, Stila, Becca, Temptu etc., hands-on workshops, business forums, keynote presentations and rare appearances by Make Up For Ever founder Dany Sanz and Smashbox Cosmetics founder, Davis Factor. Not to mention the insane pro-only discounted prices on products!

I attended the Makeup Show LA earlier this year and I had so much fun I am sending two of my lucky readers to attend the NY show for free! To win tickets, leave a comment here with your name and email address. The winners will be announced next Monday, May 11 on the blog and notified via email.

Advance tickets for The Makeup Show are also available until May 14 at $45 and $70 for 1-day and 2-day passes, respectively, and may be purchased online at At the door tickets are $65 and $85 for 1-day and 2-day passes, respectively.

* Please note I am only giving away tickets to the show. If you reside outside of NY, you will need to provide your own transportation to the city.

Phyllis Li is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Makeup For Life, one of the top 50 beauty blogs that focuses on celebrity makeup breakdowns, product reviews, makeup tutorials and all things beauty. Having lived and traveled in North America, Europe and Asia, she was exposed to different techniques and products at an early age and hopes to put a global perspective towards beauty. Phyllis won the Best Content Award by Total Beauty in 2008 and has been featured in various publications and websites including ELLE,, Yahoo Shine!, AOL Stylelist, Nylon Korea, VOGUE China, Ming Pao Daily (Canada) and Shanghai Weekly. In 2010, she was appointed one of the nine Real Women Ambassadors in the United States to take part in the Latisse® Wishes Challenge, working with Hollywood celebrity Kathy Ireland and raised over $400,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes for approximately 54 children. In 2012, she teamed up with luxury skincare brand TATCHA and released a limited-edition 3-Piece Set of her favorite beauty products. Phyllis currently lives in Chicago, US. She is a regular contributor to Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.


  1. I would love to get the opportunity to attend the event. I’m actually moving to NY next week. It’d be a nice welcome to NYC gift.
    My email is
    I wonder if I could attend if I’m not in the beauty industry but just interested in makeup…I hope I could win the ticket!

  2. whoa, I hope I win. thanks for letting us have a chance to go. really appreciate it. btw, i LOVVEEE your blog. tee hee<3

  3. Oh.Em.Gee. I would LOVE to go to a makeup show! I’m actually moving to NYC this summer (August), and it’d be a great present motivation to get me into the city to do… apartment hunting and that jazz. That, and I need to go to the city to pick up some DVDs… *whistles*

  4. wow this is amazing!! theres already SO many great cosmetic places in the city, but this event def puts it over the top!

  5. I’m from Montana. Need I say more? I could use a getaway… It’s May but it’s still freezing.. and there’s never anything quite like this going on in good ‘ol MT!

  6. I would be HONORED to go! I really want to get into the cosmetic industry and believe this will give me great insight!

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