4th Hollywood Beauty Awards: Winners, Honorees & Celebrity Highlights

4th hollywood beauty awards winners

The annual Hollywood Beauty Awards (HBAs) celebrated the architects of beauty for the fourth year on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at Avalon Hollywood, honoring talent in hair, makeup, photography and styling for Film, TV, Music, the red carpet and editorial.

The black tie dinner gala, hosted by radio personality,  Lisa Stanley (K-EARTH 101)  benefitted the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Supporting sponsors: LaDove, Rikoko, Moët & Chandon and Christopher Guy. Live stream sponsors: BEBOE, Theradome, Kerastase Paris, Claude Baruk Salons and CBD For Life. (Permanent Live Stream Link to be provided)

Celebrity presenters and honorees included: Danai Gurira (Marvel’s “Black Panther”), Britney Spears (Fragrance of the Year honoree),  Elizabeth Banks(“Pitch Perfect 3,” Smokey Robinson (The Gentleman Award honoree), Samuel L. Jackson (Oscar-nominated actor), Marie Osmond (“Donny & Marie”), Lionel Richie (ABC’s “American Idol”), Ali Fazal (“Victoria & Abdul”), Barbara Eden(“I Dream of Jeannie”), Cheech Marin (“Cheech & Chong”), Danielle Savre (ABC’s “Station 19”),  Jane Seymour (Timeless Beauty Award honoree), Kat Graham(“All Eyez On Me”), Kirstin Maldonado (New Beauty Award honoree), Mary Jo Buttafuoco and Tinashe (New Beauty Award honoree). Special messages from Janet Jackson, Michael Douglas and Tracee Ellis Ross.


Outstanding Achievement in Special Effects Makeup: Rick Baker

Outstanding Achievement in Makeup: Tym Shutchai Buacharern

Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling: Gail Ryan  

Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling: Camille Friend

Outstanding Achievement in Photography: Douglas Kirkland

Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design & Styling: Ellen Mirojnick


Three established nominees, specializing in creating celebrity looks for the red carpet and editorial compete in each honoree category.

Rick Baker Makeup Award:

Anthony Nguyen

Matthew VanLeeuwen

Sarah Tanno - WINNER


Tym Buacharern Makeup Award:

Carola Gonzalez - WINNER

Eva Kim

Sir John


Gail Ryan Hairstyling Award:

Caile Noble

Claude Baruk - WINNER

Riawna Capri - WINNER


Camille Friend Hairstyling Award:

Cesar Ramirez

Johnny Wright - WINNER

Takisha Sturdivant-Drew


Douglas Kirkland Photography Award:

Eric Charbonneau - WINNER

Frazer Harrison

Katy Winn


Ellen Mirojnick Styling Award:

Marina Toybina - WINNER

Monica Rose

Robért Behar



Fragrance of the Year – Britney Spears for fantasy BRITNEY SPEARS™ IN BLOOM

The Gentleman Award – Smokey Robinson

Timeless Beauty Award – Jane Seymour

New Beauty Award – Kirstin Maldonado, Olivia Holt, Tinashe

Product of the Year –Beth Stavola for CBD For Life

The Breakthrough Award – Desire Fragrances, Inc. for Lamborghini “INVINCIBLE”

The Breakthrough Award – Christine Ko for Moira Cosmetics

Beauty Enhancement Award – Dr. Babak Azizzadeh

The Innovation Award – Tamim Hamid for Theradome

Special Recognition – Helen Woodward Animal Center



The HBAs were founded by LATF USA’s publisher, Michele Elyzabeth. The annual award show recognizes the architects of beauty in hair, makeup, photography and styling in Hollywood. The voting board is comprised of past honorees, winners, professionals from the beauty industry; encompassing Journalists, Publicists and Beauty Experts. The HBAs is co-produced by Executive Producer, Pamela Price.  www.hollywoodbeautyawards.com and www.latfusa.com



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