April 8th, 2023
Liverpool hosted UMA Expo again this year, and we crowned the winners of our most recent Makeup Competition. Students battled it out on Monday 27th March in front of the some of the top names in the industry. A massive thank you to our judges and brand supporters: Cat Finlayson, Emma Cammack, Eugénie Bril, Miki Evue, Yasmin Heinz, Victoria Louise, Jennifer Jane, Laura Phipps, Marshall Julius, Tanya Noor, Lisa Anderson, Shelen, Cameleon, 2LoveMy, Airbase, Royal & Langnickel Brushes, The Makeup Armoury, Essentials by Samantha Helen and Peaches & Cream.
Well done to all competitors and congratulations to our worthy winners.
Fashion Category – Theme: Punk Fashion
Winner – Lauren Mitchell (University Centre at Salford City)
2nd – Grace Davis (City of Liverpool)
3rd – Emily King (UCB) with judges Yasmin Heinz and Miki Evue.
Professional MUA Winners
Winner – Miruna Antofe with the judges
2nd – Lucy McKeown
3rd – Eva Richardson
Character Category – Theme: House of the Dragon
Winner – Melanie Thomas (Preston College)
2nd – Tina Oldfield (UCB) with judges Laura Phipps and Marshall Julius
3rd- Stella Cheyne (Runshaw College) with the judges
Bridal Category – Theme: Dramatic Bride
Winner – Ivanka Troncheva (UCEN), also winner of the Rising Star award, with judges Victoria Louise and Jennifer Jane
2nd – Mia Halpern (University Centre at Salford City)
3rd – Chelsea Saber (Final Checks)
Creative Category – Theme: Drag Stars
Winner – Leon Ivic (Bradford College) with judge Lisa Anderson
2nd – Lucy Stephens (Riverside College) with Lisa
3rd – Jessie Hawkins (Final Checks)
Bodypaint Category – Theme: Old Masters
Winner – Freya Padgett (Runshaw College) with judge Cat Finlayson
2nd – Eleanor Goodman (Riverside College)
3rd – Keira Sutch (Runshaw College)
Bodypainting Pro Participant
University Centre at Salford City College
Professional photographs by Graham Cann, The Glass Factory Studio.
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