The 8th annual Hollywood Beauty Awards (HBAs), founded by CEO Michele Elyzabeth, will honor the architects of beauty on Thursday, March 9th, 2023 at the Taglyan in Los Angeles. The HBAs recognize talent in hair, makeup, photography and styling for film, TV, music, the red carpet and editorial, as well as special honorees.
This year, the HBAs have selected NFT Oasis as the award ceremony’s official Metaverse partner. Audiences around the world will be able to stream the red carpet arrivals with honorees, nominees, special honorees and celebrity presenters, as well as virtually join the full show in an HBA Metaverse world designed by NFT Oasis. www.nftoasis.co/c/hollywood-beauty-awards-2023
Legendary actress and beauty icon Andie MacDowell will be honored with The Timeless Beauty Award for her impactful career, humanitarian work and positive influence; proving to be an inspiration for future generations.
Tony Award winner and Emmy and Golden Globe nominee, Joe Mantegna will be honored with The Gentleman’s Award for his humanitarian efforts, class, professionalism and excellence on and off-screen.
Every year, the HBAs celebrate Fragrance of the Year, The Beauty Enhancement Award and more.
Fragrance of the Year: Ciara and Russell Wilson for R&C Fragrance
The Beauty Enhancement Award: Dr. Mariana Vergara
The International Beauty Award: Hayari Paris
The 2023 Honorees are:
Outstanding Achievement In Hairstyling: Adruitha Lee
Outstanding Achievement In Hairstyling: Louisa V. Anthony
Outstanding Achievement In Makeup: Sergio Lopez-Rivera
Outstanding Achievement In SFX Makeup: Mark Coulier
Outstanding Achievement In Costume Design: Gersha Phillips
Outstanding Achievement In Photography: Mark Seliger
Every year, three nominees who specialize in appearances for the red carpet and editorial compete in a category named after the current year honorees. In 2022, the HBAs premiered the Groomer of the Year category.
The 2023 Nominees are (in alphabetical order by first name):
Adruitha Lee Hairstyling Award, sponsored by WEN Hair & Body Care by Chaz Dean
Louisa V. Anthony Hairstyling Award
Sergio Lopez-Rivera Makeup Award
Mark Coulier Makeup Award
Anthony H. Nguyen
Gersha Phillips Styling Award
Groomer of the Year
Mark Seliger Photography Award
Chaz Dean, renowned hairstylist, founder of WEN Hair & Body Care and animal activist, has been tapped as the global Ambassador for this year’s award ceremony.
The Hollywood Beauty Awards benefits Helen Woodward Animal Center for their efforts 24/7, 365 days a year rescuing animals of all kinds from natural disasters, providing healthcare and forever homes.
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