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By Rachel Ganz
Observer Staff Writer 

The 10TH Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards Radiate with Stars.

Melissa Peterman hosts. Angela Bassett, Make-up artist D'Andre Michael and MUAH winner Camille Friend All Honored.


February 27, 2023

Celebrity Presenter Actress Meg Donnelly at The 10TH Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards.

2.11.23: the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706)) held its 10th annual awards show at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills.

This exciting award show was hosted by actress Melissa Peterman. Talented Franke Grande (Ariana Grande's brother) introduced the red carpet pre-show ceremony. Baz Luhrmann's "Elvis" received two winning awards for the best period and/or character make-up and period and or character hair styling

There were five special honors Make-up artist D'Andre Michael and MUAH winner Camille Friend. Presented the Distinguished Artisan Award to Angela Bassett. Angela Bassett profusely thanked all the hard working team of artisans who help bring life and authenticity to the characters on screen with their dedication and expertise.

Best special make-up effects went to Adrien Morot, Kathy Tse, and Chris Gallaher for "The Whale". Michelle Chung was the recipient for hair and make-up.

The "Everything Everywhere All at Once" team brought home the award for best contemporary make-up. The "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" team won for best contemporary hair.

Steve La Porte and hair stylist Josée Normand were given Lifetime Achievement Awards and make-up artist Fred C. Blau Jr. and hair stylist Judy Crown received Vanguard Awards.

It was a fabulous evening filled with glamour galore! The complete list of winners:


Best Contemporary Make-Up: "Everything Everywhere All at Once," Michelle Chung, Erin Rosenmann, Dania A. Ridgway

Best Period and/or Character Make-Up: "Elvis," Shane Thomas, Angela Conte

Best Special Make-Up Effects: "The Whale," Adrien Morot, Kathy Tse, Chris Gallaher

Best Contemporary Hair Styling: "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," Camille Friend, Evelyn Feliciano, Marva Stokes, Victor Paz

Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling: "Elvis," Shane Thomas, Louise Coulston


Best Contemporary Make-Up: "Euphoria"- Season 2, Doniella Davy, Tara Lang Shah, Alexandra J. French

Best Period and/or Character Make-Up: "Pam & Tommy," David Williams, Jennifer Aspinall, Dave Snyder, Bill Myer

Best Special Make-Up Effects: "Pam & Tommy," David Williams, Jason Collins, Mo Meinhart, Abby Lyle Clawson

Best Contemporary Hair Styling: "Abbott Elementary," Moira Frazier, Dustin Osborne, Christina R. Joseph

Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling: "Our Flag Means Death," Margarita Pidgeon, Stacy Bisel, Kate Loftis, Christopher Enlow


Best Contemporary Make-Up: "Legendary," Tonia Green, Tyson Fountaine, Silvia Leczel, Sean Conklin

Best Period and/or Character Make-Up: "The Guardians of the Galaxy: Holiday Special," Michael Ornelaz, Matt Sprunger, Jon Moore, Robin Pritchard

Best Special Make-Up Effects: "The Guardians of the Galaxy: Holiday Special," Alexei Dmitriew, Scott Stoddard, LuAndra Whitehurst, Mo Meinhart

Best Contemporary Hair Styling: "Legendary," Jerilynn Stephens, Kimi Messina, Dean Francis Banowetz, LaLisa Turner

Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling: "Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration," Anthony Wilson, Jennifer Guerrero, Maria Sandoval, Myo Lai


Best Make-Up: "The Boulet Brothers Dragula: Titans," Swanthula Boulet, Dracmorda Boulet

Best Hair Styling: "The Kelly Clarkson Show," Tara Copeland, Roberto Ramos


Best Make-Up: "The Quest," Elle Favorule, Michelle Sfarzo, Sonia Cabrera

Best Hair Styling: "The Quest," Erica Adams, Alyn R. Topper, Lauren McKeever, Jennifer Tremont


Best Make-Up: "American Horror Stories: Dollhouse" Promo, Kerry Herta, Jason Collins, Alyssa Morgan, Christina Kortum

Best Hair Styling: "American Horror Stories: Season 2" Promos, Joe E. Matke III, Tiphanie Baum, Jerilynn Stephens, Johnny Lomeli


Best Make-up: "Kinky Boots," Brandi Strona, Glen Alen, Lilia Villasenor

Best Hair Styling: "La Traviata," Jeanna Parham, Christina E. Martin

Celebrity Presenter Actor Cooper Barnes at The 10TH Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards

The Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild was first charted in November 1937.

Today, this multifarious membership includes over 2,300 craftsman and artisans in the entertainment industry internationally, including feature films and television, commercials, theatrical productions and Disneyland theme parks.

Local 706 Members have created distinguished characters competing for Primetime Emmys, Academy Awards, Daytime Emmys, BAFTA Awards, Saturn Awards and many others

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