The annual Hollywood Beauty Awards (HBAs), founded by Michele Elyzabeth, celebrated their 6th year honoring the architects of beauty on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at The Taglyan, recognizing talent in hair, makeup, photography and styling for Film, TV, Music, the red carpet, editorial and more. The black tie dinner gala, benefitted Helen Woodward Animal Center, who had their corresPAWndent, Bark Ruffalo in attendance and available for adoption. 2019 Hairstyling Winner and the 2020 HBA Ambassador, Chris Appleton opened and closed the show.
Leslie Mann delivered a wonderful speech presenting Outstanding Achievement in Makeup to Nicki Ledermann, who worked with Mann on “The Other Woman” and more recently designed makeup for “The Irishman” and “Joker.”
Selena Gomez was in attendance to support makeup nominee, Hung Vanngo who won The Nicki Ledermann Makeup Award and her hairstylist, Marissa Marino who took home The Gloria Pasqua Casny Hairstyling Award. Also there to support was Normani for nominee, César DeLeön Ramirêz who won The Stacey Morris Hairstyling Award.
Ice Cube presented Outstanding Achievement in Makeup to longtime friend, Debra Denson who worked on all of his films from “The Barbershop” franchise to “Straight Outta Compton.”
Kelly Clarkson accepted The Jany Temime Styling Award for friend and stylist, Candice Lambert who was the winner of the evening.
Tichina Arnold and Anthony Anderson presented Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling to barber extraordinaire, Stacey Morris. Nicolas Bijan (House of Bijan) and Megan Pormerpresented to “Judy” costume designer, Jany Temime for Outstanding Achievement in Design & Styling. Riawna Capri presented a surprise speech from Johnny Depp for Hairstyling honoree, Gloria Pasqua Casny.
Makeup royalty were in attendance. 7-time Oscar winner, Rick Baker presented. Davis Factor, Smashbox founder and great-grandson of Max Factor presented The Breakthrough Award to Danielle Lauder, actress and the great-granddaughter of Estée Lauder, for her limited-edition makeup collection with Estée Lauder: Act IV. Grey Damon & Danielle Savre of ABC’s “Station 19” presented Fragrance of the Year to MUGLER for Angel. Danyelle Boilard-Paul, Executive Vice-President/ General Manager for Groupe Clarins USA accepted.
NBA Champion, Metta World Peace presented The Gentleman’s Award to the legendary Larry King and Lisa Stanley (K-EARTH 101) and Stephen Nichols presented Morgan Fairchild with The Timeless Beauty Award. Renowned surgeon, Dr. Rady Rahban received The Beauty Enhancement Award.
Grammy-nominated duo Yarbrough & Peoples (Alisa Peoples & Cavin Yarbrough) presented Outstanding Achievement in Photography to Bobby Holland, who photographed the likes of Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and more. Other presenters throughout the evening included previous HBA recipients and their star clients: Larry Sims with actress Kiki Layne, Carola Gonzalez with Adria Arjona of the upcoming “Morbius” film and former Photography winner, Jeff Kravitz. 2017 Photography winner, Jennifer Graylock was the official HBA VIP photographer.
NOMINEES & WINNERS:
Three established nominees, specializing in creating celebrity looks for the red carpet and editorial compete in each honoree category.
GLORIA PASQUA CASNY HAIRSTYLING AWARD
- Enzo Angileri
- Jemma Muradian
- Marissa Marino – WINNER
STACEY MORRIS HAIRSTYLING AWARD
- César DeLeön Ramirêz – WINNER
- Ted Gibson
- Vernon Scott
NICKI LEDERMANN MAKEUP AWARD
- Claudia Betancur
- Hung Vanngo – WINNER
- Kindra Mann
DEBRA DENSON MAKEUP AWARD:
- Erika La’Pearl
- Keita Moore
- Saisha Beecham – WINNER
JANY TEMIME STYLING AWARD:
- Candice Lambert – WINNER
- Jessica Paster
- Joseph Cassell
BOBBY HOLLAND PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD:
- Chelsea Lauren
- Matt Sayles – WINNER
- Omar Cruz
Outstanding Achievement In Hairstyling:Gloria Pasqua Casny
Outstanding Achievement In Hairstyling:Stacey Morris
Outstanding Achievement In Makeup: Nicki Ledermann
Outstanding Achievement In Makeup:Debra Denson
Outstanding Achievement In Design & Styling:Jany Temime
Outstanding Achievement In Photography:Bobby Holland
The Breakthrough Award:Danielle Lauder For Estée Lauder: Act Iv
The Beauty Enhancement Award:Dr. Rady Rahban
The Gentleman’s Award: Larry King
The Timeless Beauty Award: Morgan Fairchild
Fragrance Of The Year:Mugler For Angel