The 11th Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards Honors Top Talents

Published February 19, 2024

On the glittering evening of February 18, 2024, Hollywood's renowned Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild, IATSE Local 706, rolled out the red carpet for its 11th Annual MUAHS Awards. This prestigious event, a mainstay in the entertainment industry calendar, acknowledges the creative geniuses behind the film, television, commercials, and live theater's most memorable looks. Hosted at The Beverly Hilton, the event attracted a live audience of more than 850 guests and was live-streamed, allowing millions across the globe to witness the celebrations.

A Showcase of Creative Mastery

The MUAHS Awards celebrated winners in a staggering 23 categories. Topping the charts in the Feature Motion Pictures categories were 'Maestro,' 'Saltburn,' 'Barbie,' and 'The Idol.' Television saw 'The Crown,' 'The Last of Us,' and 'Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story' among its winners. Not forgetting the kids and teens, 'American Born Chinese' and 'The Santa Clauses' took honors, while the coveted theatrical award went to 'Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical.'

Noteworthy Recipients and Tributes

The event, enlivened by host Melissa Peterman, was a night of accolades and heartfelt tributes. An array of television and film stars graced the stage to present the awards, highlighting the depth of talent and industry support. Notable among the recipients were Annette Bening, who was honored despite her absence due to Covid, and Michael Westmore, who received the Vanguard Award. Kevin Haney and Ora T. Green were presented with Lifetime Achievement Awards for their indelible contributions to the craft.

Remembering and Looking Forward

A touching 'In Memoriam' performance paid homage to those we've lost, as the industry reflected on the achievements of its best while looking towards the future of artistry in entertainment. With the successful production of the MUAHS Awards by IngleDodd Media and Erick Weiss, the event remains a beacon of excellence in celebrating the magic makers of make-up and hair styling.

Hollywood, Awards, Glamour