Battle of the Brushes war for makeup supremacy

Last Thursday, Aug. 25, Rain Cosmetics and Blush Boutique Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas held their semi-annual Battle of the Brushes Makeup Competition hosted by star of Holly’s Word and Las Vegas show Absinthe Angel Porrino. The theme for the event was “Cartoon Time Machine,” where competitors had one hour to create a character out of its element, stuck in the past or headed toward the future.

Competitors included top makeup artists from The Salon at Encore, Kim Vō Salon at The Mirage, Vdara Spa Salon, Square Salon, and Rio Spa and Salon. Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity Hair and Makeup Supervisor Roger J. Stricker judged the event alongside two-time Battle of the Brushes
winner Natasha Chamberlin and Rain Cosmetics’ owner and co-founder, Lori Montoya.

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