If there’s one thing getting me all hot under the collar…

Posted by Lipglossiping On December - 30 - 2009

…it’s the thought of the BIG Makeup Show coming to town in a month’s time!

IMATS stands for the International Make-Up Artist Trade Show and is produced by Make-Up Artist magazine.  It is held annually across 3 continents and 5 cities.

IMATS will be on at Alexandra Palace on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st January 2010.

Some of the exhibitors I’m particularly excited to visit include:

Crown Brush, Eve Pearl, OCC, Embryolisse, Paris Berlin (love their liquid eyeliner), Yaby (dinky little shadows!) and PAM (who will be selling MUFE) oh no… now I’ve looked again, there’s more (like Fero Beauty for their Mavalas)… sigh… too many amazing exhibitors and a wishlist a mile long right?

There will also be some fab speakers on the day(s) including Terry Barber (M.A.C.’s director of make-up art for the U.K. and Europe) and Eve Pearl (an innovator of high-definition beauty and the Salmon Concealer®).

I’ve booked my hotel for Friday night, so I can get in when the doors open on Saturday morning – keen much?

Will you be going? You can purchase tickets from the Makeup Mag website here


12 Responses to “If there’s one thing getting me all hot under the collar…”

  1. Nina says:

    Oooh, I’ll definitely look forward to your post about it as I can only live vicariously through you. Happy New Year!

  2. Tanya says:

    I’m going too, the Mr is taking me for my b’day. But we have to buy our tickets when I’m there as they don’t accept my bf’s card :(

    I’m so excited and as you say have a wish list a mile long.

    xxx

  3. Emma says:

    I’m not going, I have to work, but was tempted to go. (although last year’s reports were a bit hit and miss- hope it is better this year!

  4. Sirvinya says:

    I’m sad that I can’t get to this one, but I’ve got plans for the 2011 show. Can’t wait for your haul and write up :)

  5. Gemma says:

    In accordance with sod’s law it’s on a weekend I can’t do. Really, really want to go – especially for the OCC stand – desperately want to try a Liptar! Have fun :)

  6. Rae says:

    Mmfh, so jealous! I wish IMATS hit my city — then again, even if it hit anywhere *close* to my city, I would go.

    (Hint: it totally doesn’t. But have fun,and I can’t wait to read your write up!)

  7. Maggie says:

    Im going to the LA one and the Vancouver show! I am really excited for both!

  8. I’ll be going on Sunday…sorry to miss you!

  9. VexInTheCity says:

    See you there 😉

  10. Arianne says:

    IMATS Toronto was looooaaaaddddsss of fun, so I’m sure IMATS London will be a hit! Make sure to check out the seminars. In the one I saw, a senior MAC makeup artist did a gorgeous runway look on the model. I really picked up a few tips while watching it. :)

    Have fun!

  11. styleezta says:

    I’m going YAY! Probably to the saturday show :) will you be wearing a name tag?? would love to meet you in person!

  12. […] If there's one thing getting me all hot under the collar… […]

Leave a Reply to Emma

RANDOM

Posing so hard, bitch needs a wind machine... (oh and some lashes)

…is precisely what I thought when I downloaded these images.  Truth be told, I was trying some different angles because I knew the usual above …

FOTD - Bronzing for the ultra pale!

I shouldn’t even call this ‘bronzing’… it’s more about finding a summer look that works and toning down the blueness of my complexion and replacing …

The Cutting Room Floor #3

This month’s Cutting Room Floor is a real mish-mash of things that have caught my eye over the last 4 weeks, from salon style to …

The Lipstick League - Week of 16.09.13

Question of the Week: Fall is here! What makeup items are you adding to your stash to celebrate the season? Answer: I’m adding creamy things …

July Product Loves (vol. 533493492)

Or is it vol. 533493491?  With over 2250 posts under my belt, you can appreciate that I’ve loved and fell out of love with all …

Sick note

I can’t remember the last time I haven’t touched the blog in over a week. I also can’t remember the last time I read a …

CEW Beauty Awards 2010 - And the winners are...

The annual CEW Beauty Awards were held today, and the brands/products coming out on top this year were… Mass Categories: Best New Bath & Body …

23andMe DNA Testing in the UK - My experiences (pre-results)

Ever wondered if your uncle’s cousin’s brother was, infact, your husband?  No, me neither… but I’m sure it happens in some places, like Yeovil or …

House of Holland Nails by Elegant Touch

False nails have long been overdue a bit of a comeback.  Remember when you used to stick a set on for a big night out …

Make like Shirley Bassey and bake a Bara Brith!

I was gonna pack this post with as many random references to Wales as possible but decided in the end that I couldn’t be bothered… …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads