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I'm going to IMATS!

I just bought my ticket to go to IMATS in New York next month!!! I don't live in New York but I'm making it a road trip with a friend and some other friends who are also makeup artists.

I'm so excited, this is my very first EVER makeup show. I get excited about events like this because obviously I love makeup and I'm a makeup artist but I also want to sharpen my skills from the many classes that are being offered at the show. Plus, they usually unveil new products at the show and I love being in the know and it's just great to be in a room with other artists and makeup enthusiasts who share your same passion!

I'm looking forward to the exhibitors. I plan to make a few purchases from: Alcone, Beauty So Clean (kit & brush sanitation products), Inglot, Nyx, OCC (lip tars) and Zuca (makeup artist case). I haven't done any major makeup purchases and I won't be buying any makeup until the show... so I do plan on splurging when I get there!

What is IMATS?

"The International Make-Up Artist Trade Show is the make-up world’s biggest gathering. Thousands of make-up artists, vendors and enthusiasts discuss, display and collect the best the industry has to offer. Make-up pros from fashion and film (including Oscar, BAFTA and Saturn award winners) provide education and demonstrations at IMATS, and new products often debut there. IMATS also features a make-up museum and an Afterglow party, where trade-show guests can socialize."

What to expect?

Honestly, I don't know because this is my first show, but; one of my favorite bloggers, Tina from the Fancy Face wrote an excellent post on everything you to need to know about attending IMATS. Click HERE to read the post :)

Are you planning to go to IMATS? Have you gone to IMATS before? If so, how did you like it? What was/is your spending budget? What are you looking forward to the most?


Mz More said…
Yay. I am going to IMATS NYC as well and this is also my 1st time. I live in NYC. Hope to see you there :)
Ms. Viva Glam said…
I hope to see you too, it's gonna be fun :)
Jess said…
me too!!! I can not wait to go!!!
Kenya Ortiz said…
I'm going to IMATS also, Imm so excited. What day are you going on?
Ms. Viva Glam said…
Hi Kenya,

I'm going both days. Each day, I get more and more excited! I"ll be writing down my list of exhibitors I want to vist shortly.

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