2018 HBAs

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”), 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), Lionel Richie (ABC’s “American Idol”), Mary Jo Buttafuoco and Tinashe (New Beauty Award honoree). Special messages from Janet Jackson, Michael Douglas and Tracee Ellis Ross.


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


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


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