Angel Porrino Awards Vdara Spa Salon with Rain Cosmetics’ Battle of the Brushes Prize

LAS VEGAS – (August 26, 2011) On Thursday, August 25, Rain Cosmetics and Blush Boutique Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas held their semi-annual Battle of the Brushes Makeup Competition hosted by Holly’s Word and Absinthe star 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 towards 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.

In the end, it was Maile B from Vdara Spa Salon who took home the winning prize for her “Poison Ivy in Sin City” creation.

Angel Porrino with Battle of the Brushes winner Maile B of Vdara Spa Salon and her ‘Poison Ivy in Sin City’ creation

Kim Katunis from Square Salon created ‘Time Traveling My Little Pony” which was a hit with the crowd

Brianna Thomas from Kim VO Salon created ‘The Corpse Bride, Half Human”

8 Responses to Angel Porrino Awards Vdara Spa Salon with Rain Cosmetics’ Battle of the Brushes Prize

  1. Kalmo August 27, 2011 at 12:59 AM

    Congrats to the winner. The Poison Ivy costume is great! 🙂

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    • admin August 28, 2011 at 3:52 AM

      When I first saw this, I was like wow look at the makeup and stuff… That Poison Ivy costume really stood out to me.

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  2. Ling August 27, 2011 at 12:13 PM

    Wow all 3 looks are creative but Time Traveling My Little Pony looks best for me.

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    • admin August 28, 2011 at 3:54 AM

      They all look creative that’s for sure. That Time Traveling My Little Pony looks nice as well too. Thanks for commenting!

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  3. Steph August 27, 2011 at 4:07 PM

    Rain cosmetics are awesome. I was at their store yesterday. I hauled 3 palettes.

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    • admin August 28, 2011 at 3:56 AM

      Do show the palette when you get a chance! I am interested in it ever since I found out about them on Miss. USA.

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  4. ERica Z August 27, 2011 at 11:03 PM

    She did a great job there, amazing!

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    • admin August 28, 2011 at 3:58 AM

      Yep! Thanks for commenting!

      Reply

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