Welcome to our big PEACE OUT to summertime giveaway! A farewell to short shorts and summer lovin, and an ode to THE greatest summer movie ever made. And just because I’m in it doesn’t meant I’m biased. (WHAT!? Yeah it is true – your favorite spa blogger was in the greatest movie of all time, Wet Hot American Summer. Debbie #3 – swaying to “Friends Friends Friends” in the talent show… and yes I am aware, this WILL be the coolest claim to fame I’ll ever have.) But anyway… the giveaway:

How it works:

Every day next week, Monday-Friday August 22-26, we’re going to be introducing you to an awesome new makeup artist from across the country – LA, Chicago, NYC, Long Island and New Jersey, along with their best summer makeup tips. Throughout the week we will will feature 5 fab different makeup artists from 5 different cities with 5 different tips and 5 different Your Name Professional Brands cosmetics products.

The prize package:

5 winners – 1 from each stop on the Wet Hot American Makeup Tour – LA, Chicago, NYC, Long Island and New Jersey – will win:

* A big beauty gift bag with all Your Name Cosmetics items featured on The Tour

* A personalized makeup session with their city’s featured makeup artist!

How to enter – Join The Tour starting Monday!

If you’re in LA, Chicago, NYC, Long Island or New Jersey, check back on Monday, August 22 for your first chance to enter. Each city will have its own blog post. See below for tour dates.

About Your Name Professional Brands

As some of the biggest brands in the industry already know, Your Name has what it takes to build a brand. Whether the business is large or small, they partner with cosmetic companies to create the image, products and techniques that reflect their dream beauty line. Established over 25 years ago, Your Name has always specialized in creating and supporting beauty professionals. Their parent company, Mana Products, Inc., operates two highly efficient, FDA-approved manufacturing facilities; with one registered for OTC. In addition, the company has constructed three state-of-the-art R&D centers — the heart and soul of the company — where technological innovation is born. Products range from botanical-based formulas to high-tech cosmeceuticals with a dermatological focus. Revolutionary skincare formulas utilizing the latest ingredients and technology give the customer, an edge over the competition.

TOUR DATES + Meet the Makeup Artists

MONDAY Lori Neapolitano – Los Angeles, CA


Internationally recognized celebrity makeup artist Lori Neapolitan has made the art of makeup her life’s passion. Working with professionals in the beauty industry, she designs makeup collections for major cosmetic companies. Lori is available for salon training, consultations and assignments across the USA and Europe. Lori Neapolitano is one of YOUR NAME ® Professional Brands’ master educators and in her years of training other professional makeup artists, as well as working on everyone from brides to A-list celebritiesSome of her celebrity clients include Jessica Alba, Sarah Jessica Parker, Oprah Winfrey, Meryl Streep and more.

TUESDAY Sonia Roselli – Chicago, IL


A make-up artist for over 20 years with global exposure and experience, Sonia Roselli has worked with the world’s most renowned designers, photographers and celebrities. In 2000, she moved her expertise to Chicago, where she felt there was a need for professional artistry. Since then, she has opened a make-up studio, launched a successful make-up line, trained hundreds of everyday women and professionals, and developed a cult-like following of her booming bridal business. After being named Chicago’s best make-up artist by Chicago Magazine, she has developed a reputation as the Windy City’s most sought after artist.

WEDNESDAY Kathy Pomerantz – New Jersey


Kathy, Owner of The Makeup Design Studio, freelance makeup artist and national beauty educator has been creating makeup designs in the industry for over 20 years. Her inspired work has been seen at The Grammy Awards, The American Music Awards, ABC, NBC and on Broadway. Her roster of celebrity clients includes: Andi McDowell, Whoopie Goldberg, Robin Williams, Carly Simon, Jerry Seinfeld and Sheryl Crow. Kathy has made numerous television appearances as the makeup designer for “Style Court”, “Everyday Runway Makeover”, VH-1 “Fashion Week”, and “Fashion Emergency”.

THURSDAY David Maderich – Manhattan, NY


David Maderich has been a freelance makeup artist for 15 years.  In 2010, he was nominated for a prestigious NAHA award. His work has appeared in Vogue, Elle, Vibe, GQ, Glamour, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Surface and The New York Times.  He has perfected the faces of Prince, Bruce Springsteen, Brad Pitt, Bethenny Frankel, Mary Kate Olsen, Meg Ryan, Giselle, Carmen Electra, Ricki Lake, Tim Gunn, Drew Barrymore, Kim Basinger,  and Joan Collins as well as hundreds of models.

FRIDAY Anne DeMarco – Long Island, NY


Anne DeMarco has successfully run her own makeup company for many years, while also providing freelance service to a high-profile clientele. Always in high demand for her beauty airbrush makeup, for which she is extremely well-known, Anne is also often called upon to teach this special skill. In addition, she regularly runs beauty training seminars for a variety of corporate clients including Estee Lauder, Sephora and EOS Airlines, and has also worked with a number of fashion houses including Chanel, Christian Dior, St. John, and Donna Karan.