Blush: The Search for the Next Great Makeup Artist

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Blush: The Search For the Next Great Makeup Artist
Genre Reality
Created by Lori Aronsohn
Stacy Cox
Catherine Scheinman
Presented by Vanessa Marcil
Theme music composer Jeff Lippencott
Mark T. Williams
Country of origin  United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 6
Production
Executive producer(s) Chris Dorne
Laura Fuest
Scott Kramer
Rob Lee
Jo Sharon
Brian Terkelsen
Producer(s) Jean Arthur
Angela Chiu
Katie Krim
Davis Mikaels
Shaun Polakow
Margit Ritz
Running time 60 mins. (approx)
Broadcast
Original channel Lifetime
Original run November 11, 2008 – December 16, 2008

Blush: The Search For the Next Great Makeup Artist is an American reality television show on Lifetime Television. The show is hosted by actress Vanessa Marcil, best known for her Emmy award-winning role on General Hospital.[1]

Synopsis[edit]

Nine aspiring makeup artists try to outdo one another for a one-year contract as a professional with Max Factor, $100,000 in cash, and a chance to show off their skills in a major glossy magazine cover shoot. The series premiered on November 11, 2008 and continues to air Tuesdays at 10:00 PM. [2]

Mentors and judges[edit]

  • Charlie Green - professional makeup artist
  • Hal Rubenstein - fashion director of In Style magazine
  • Joanna Schlip - professional makeup artist
  • Dannii Minogue - Australian international singer - guest judge

Contestants[edit]

Winner[edit]

Nolan Makaawaawa

Eliminated[edit]

  • Maxi (eliminated Episode 6)
  • Todd Homme (eliminated Episode 6)
  • Farah Carter (eliminated Episode 5)
  • Maura "Mo" Lewitts (eliminated Episode 4)
  • Myke Michaels (eliminated Episode 3)
  • Sharzad Kiadeh (eliminated Episode 3)
  • Rainell Chivonne (eliminated Episode 2)
  • Jessica Millington (eliminated Episode 1)

Homme's death[edit]

On December 13, 2008, contestant Todd Homme was found dead in his home in New York City. Medical examiners are still attempting to isolate the cause of death. He was twenty-three years old.[3]

Elimination Chart[edit]

Artists 1 2 3 4 5 6
Nolan BTM 3 IN IN WIN BTM 2* WIN
Maxi IN BTM 3 BTM 3 IN WIN 2ND
Todd WIN IN WIN IN IN OUT
Farah BTM 2 WIN IN BTM 2 OUT
Mo IN IN BTM2 OUT
Myke IN IN OUT
Sharzad IN BTM 2 OUT*
Rainell IN OUT
Jessica OUT
     Green indicates the artist won the competition.
     Pink indicates the artist was the runner-up.
     Blue indicates the artist won the Max challenge and received immunity from elimination.
     Purple indicates the artist won the elimination challenge and was safe at elimination.
     White indicates the artist was safe at elimination.
     Yellow indicates the artist was in the bottom three, but declared safe at elimination.
     Orange indicates the artist was in the bottom two, but declared safe at elimination.
     Red indicates the artist was eliminated.
  • Sharzad was eliminated at an impromptu elimination challenge in place of the Max challenge.
  • Nolan won the Max challenge in week 5, but did not receive immunity and was in the bottom 2 at elimination.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mylifetime.com/on-tv/shows/blush/cast
  2. ^ http://www.tv.com/blush-the-search-for-americas-greatest-makeup-artist/show/76076/summary.html
  3. ^ Todd Homme Dies at 23 December 15, 2008

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