Kandee Johnson to Host the 2016 NYX FACE Awards in Los Angeles August 20th to Award and Name the Beauty Vlogger of the Year with $50,000

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#FaceAwards2016–NYX Cosmetics has announced that Kandee Johnson, YouTube and beauty
guru, will host its fifth annual NYX Fine Artistry of Cosmetic Elites
(FACE) Awards show at Club Nokia at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California
on August 20th, 2016. This year’s show will feature an
all-star group of judges composed of beauty industry insiders and
leading makeup artists. Makeup artist and YouTube guru, Charismastar
will Emcee the NYX FACE Awards 2016 competition. This year the judges
will be: Ve Neill, Academy-Award winning makeup artist; Melissa
Giannini, Editor-in-chief of NYLON; and Megan McIntyre, Beauty Director
at Refinery29 and more.

Currently underway, the NYX FACE Awards have already announced the top
30 finalists who are vying for the title of Beauty Vlogger of the Year.
The winner will receive $50,000, consultations with pro makeup artists,
and a year’s supply of NYX Cosmetics and the promise of a flourishing
professional career in makeup artistry. In addition to the Grand Prize
winner, the five runner-ups will each receive $15,000. Determined by
public voting at nyxfaceawards.com, the top 30 will create videos with
makeup tutorials inspired by the next NYX FACE Awards challenge themes.
To follow the competition on social media, check out #nyxfaceawards and
the top 30 on their social media platforms or on www.youtube.com/nyxcosmetics.

On May 30th, 2016 the top 30 will be narrowed down to 20
finalists who will be asked to complete a series of themed challenges.
Thereafter, the judges will announce the top 6 in late July, and one of
those artists will be named the Beauty Vlogger of the Year during the
NYX FACE Awards 2016 competition on August 20th. The
competition will be live-streamed at nyxfaceawards.com and on the
official NYX YouTube channel. The fifth annual NYX FACE Awards 2016
competition will also feature surprise celebrity guests and beauty
industry favorites.

Over the last five years the NYX FACE awards have grown to become one of
the year’s most anticipated events, not just for members of the beauty
industry, but for everyone who celebrates makeup artistry. The NYX FACE
awards continue to be the premier platform to discover talented new
makeup artists and bring awareness to the beauty industry. Tickets for
the event are free and will be made available online. Partnering with
NYX in its celebration of the online makeup artist and beauty community
are the following NYX FACE Awards sponsors; Redken, Target, LuLu*s,
Lola Shoetique, The Body Shop and Clarisonic to name a few. For a full
list please visit our website at

About NYX Cosmetics:

NYX Cosmetics, named after the Greek goddess who ruled the night and
symbolized beauty and power, is known for high-quality, professional
makeup at accessible prices. A leader in the massive color cosmetics
industry, NYX is defined by exceptional quality products with rich
pigments and high payoff. Featuring a range of classic, seasonal, and
on-trend cosmetics, NYX is a must-have among beauty lovers and
professional makeup artists. While headquartered in the heart of Los
Angeles, NYX is a global brand available in over 70 countries at
thousands of retailers consisting of specialty beauty and fashion
stores, freestanding shops, and beauty supply stores, as well as on www.nyxcosmetics.com.


NYX Cosmetics
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