Fred Blau Judy Crown MUAHS Vanguard

Fred C. Blau Jr., Judy Crown to Receive Vanguard Awards at 10th Annual MUAHS Guild Awards

Emmy®-winning Make-Up Artist Fred C. Blau Jr., considered the expert on blood effects and tattoo artistry by his colleagues and best known for his work on The Illustrated Man, Tattoo, Apocalypse Now, and Planet of the Apes, joins Judy Crown, Emmy-winning hair stylist best known for her work on major TV series, including Seinfeld, Houdini, Geppetto, Murphy Brown, and Moonlighting, as recipients of the esteemed Vanguard Awards at the 10th […]

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Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Extends Deadline for Awards Submissions Until Dec. 4

Due to massive interest and a new awards submission platform, the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) awards submissions due date will be extended to Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 11:59 PM (PT), announced today by IATSE Local 706 President, Julie Socash. The deadline extension will provide artisans and studios a new opportunity to upload photos of their work and other required materials needed in […]


Black Beauty Roster, WB Discovery Create Partnership to Help Train Hairstylist, Makeup Artists from Marginalized Communities

Black Beauty Roster (BBR) and Warner Bros. Discovery are teaming to create a partnership for a new, one-of-a-kind program that will allow hairstylists and makeup artists from historically marginalized communities the chance to position themselves for a department head position in entertainment. The 12 primary candidates selected from the U.S. and Canada are Denise Baker (hair/LA), Gabby Navarrete (makeup/LA), Charles Zambrano (makeup/NYC), Allison LaCour (makeup/NOLA), Tiffany Daugherty (hair/LA), Kauilani Goodwyn […]

Steve La Porte and Josee Normand

Steve La Porte and Josée Normand to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honors at the Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards

Oscar and Emmy-winning make-up artist Steve La Porte and Emmy-winning hair stylist Josée Normand will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 10th Annual Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, which will take place on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The MUAHS Lifetime Achievement Awards honor an artist (or artists) with an extraordinary spectrum of acclaimed work, exceptional contributions to the entertainment industry, and outstanding service to […]


Submissions for 10th Annual Make-Up Artists, Hair Stylist Guild Awards Open Monday, Oct. 31, Close on Nov. 30

Online submissions for the 10th Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) presented by HASK® Beauty, will open on Monday, October 31, and will close on November 30, 2022 at 5:00 PM (PST), as announced by Julie Socash, IATSE Local 706 President. This year’s awards gala, celebrating the 10th Anniversary, will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2023, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The MUAHS […]

MUAHS Awards

Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Announces Nominees for Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has announced the Lifetime Achievement Award nominees for the 10th Annual Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, to be presented by HASK® Beauty with an awards gala, taking place on Saturday, February 11, 2023. The gala takes place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, but it also be streamed worldwide to an inclusive audience. Julie Socash, IATSE Local 706 […]

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Licorice Pizza Actor Skyler Gisondo Sues On-Set Hairstylist for Injuring Him During Neck Massage

Here’s a weird one for ya… Licorice Pizza actor Skyler Gisondo has filed a lawsuit against accomplished hairstylist Lori Guidroz, claiming that she gave him a little neck massage while working on the film — that’s not the problem, mind you — and that during that massage, she somehow injured his neck, which has cost him work. TMZ broke the news via court documents, so keep in mind that all […]

Nicky Austin

Ted Lasso Makeup Designer and Hairstylist Nicky Austin on the Coach’s Mustache and How Nate’s Hair Tells a Story

We conclude our Ted Lasso below-the-line trilogy by speaking to Nicky Austin, the show’s lead Makeup Designer and Hairstylist, who is up for one of the show’s 20 Emmy nominations this year — the same total as last year, by the way. Ted Lasso follows an American football coach (Jason Sudeikis) who scores a job overseas coaching the English soccer team AFC Richmond, which is owned by Rebecca Walton (Hannah […]


Angelyne Prosthetic Designer Vincent Van Dyke & Makeup Dept. Head Kate Biscoe on Transforming Emmy Rossum Into LA’s Pink-Hued Princess

If you ever cruised along LA’s Sunset Boulevard during the 1980s, you surely noticed the 14×48 billboards featuring a buxom blonde woman dressed in hot pink with her signature “Angelyne” signed in cursive above her provocatively side-lying body. If you were extra lucky, you might even see her weaving through traffic in her novel pink Corvette. Oddly enough, nobody ever questioned who Angelyne was; she was just accepted as a […]


Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Announces 10th Annual MUAHS Awards Timeline

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has announced the dates and overall timeline for its 10th Annual MUAHS Awards, which will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, February 11, 2022. Julie Socash, President of MUAHS, Local 706, also announced the full timeline for nominations and voting. The MUAHS Awards honors outstanding achievements for make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, […]