On Sunday, Feb. 19, the third annual Hollywood Beauty Awards honored make-up artists, hairstylists and other creative artisans for their work in film, TV, music, red carpet and editorial projects. Held at the Avalon Hollywood theater, the event was presented by LATF USA and sponsored by Lexus. The awards benefitted the M.A.C. AIDS Fund.
Returning as host for the third year in a row was radio star Lisa Stanley, joined by co-host Kym Whitley of Young and Hungry. Celebrity presenters were tapped to hand out awards for Outstanding Achievements. Zachary Quinto presented the award for Outstanding Achievement in Special Effects Makeup to Joel Harlow. Octavia Spencer presented Melissa Forney with the award for Hairstyling. Trai Byers presented to Beverly Jo Pryor for Outstanding Achievement in Makeup. Timothy White won Outstanding Achievement in Photography, presented by Billy Bob Thornton. In a video speech from New York, Melissa McCarthy presented Linda Flowers with the Hairstyling achievement award.
There were also five separate award categories—each named for an Outstanding Achievement Award recipient—in which make-up artists, hairstylists and photographers competed.
The winners are:
Joel Harlow Award for Makeup
Beverly Jo Pryor Award for Makeup
Linda Flowers Award for Hairstyling
Melissa Forney Award for Hairstyling
Timothy White Award for Photography
Other honoree categories included Timeless Beauty, Brand of the Year, Product of the Year, New Beauty, Fragrance of the Year and Beauty Enhancement. For complete details on the awards, visit latfusa.com.