11TH Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (IATSE Local 706) announced the winners of its 11th Annual MUAHS Awards, in 23 categories of film, television, commercials, and live theater. The gala, presented by Ardell® and Giovanni Eco Chic Beauty, was held on Sunday night, February 18, 2024, before a live audience at The Beverly Hilton. It was also live-streamed to an audience of millions worldwide.
Kevin Haney receives his Lifetime Achievement Award from Martin Short

The Red Carpet & Awards Show Live-Stream is Available on YouTube and Vimeo

Winners in the Feature Motion Pictures categories include Maestro,” “Saltburn,” “Barbie,” and “The Idol.” Television Series winners include “The Crown,” “The Last of Us,” “The Morning Show,” “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story,” and “Dancing with the Stars.”

Winners in the Daytime Television category awards went to The Young and the Restless and “The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula.” Children/Teen Program honors went to “American Born Chinese” and “The Santa Clauses.” Theatrical award was bestowed upon “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical.” The Commercial/Music Video Award was presented to “American Horror Stories: Delicate” Promo.

The MUAHS Awards occurred before a sold-out audience of more than 850, including guild members, industry executives and press. Actress Melissa Peterman charmed as host of the lively event and professional dancer Val Chmerkovskiy (“Dancing with the Stars”) hosted the red-carpet pre-show. Julie Socash, Local 706 President, presided over the awards ceremony.

Diane Nyad, the celebrated long-distance swimmer and subject of “Nyad,” presented the Distinguished Artisan Award to legendary actress Annette Bening, whose most recent Academy AwardÒ nomination is for her starring role in “Nyad.” As a Tony® Award and five-time Academy Award® nominee, Bening was feted for her consistent collaboration with Local 706 Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists. Unfortunately, Bening came down with Covid and Diane Nyad accepted the award on her behalf.

Diane Nyad accepts the Distinguished Artisan Award for Annet Bening

The esteemed Vanguard Award was bestowed upon Michael Westmore, OscarÒ- and EmmyÒ-winning make-up artist known for his iconic work on “Rocky,” “Star Trek,” “Mask” and “Raging Bull.” Presenting the award were “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” stars Terry Farrell and Armin Shimerman. both also producing the documentary “Makeup Man” with 455 Films about Michael Westmore and the legendary Westmore family. A highlight of the evening was when Dolph Lundgren (“Rocky VI,” “Rocky Balboa”) appeared as a surprise to Westmore.

Kevin HaneyOscar- and Emmy-winning make-up artist best known for his work on “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” and “Hocus Pocus 2,” received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Tony- and Emmy-winning actor Martin Short (“Only Murders in the Building”)who collaborated with Haney on “Primetime Glick” as Jiminy Glick.

Ora T. Green, Emmy-nominated hairstylist known for her work on “Star Trek: Nemesis,” “Blade” and “Good Times,” was bestowed the Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Emmy- and Grammy-winning veteran “Star Trek” actor LeVar Burton, (“Star Trek: Nemesis”) and Marla Gibbs (“The Jeffersons”).

Additional presenters included John Brotherton (“Fuller House”), Rachael Harris (“The Hangover,” “Suits”), Jenna Johnson (“Dancing with the Stars”), Kate Linder (“The Young and the Restless”), Mayan Lopez (“Lopez vs Lopez”), Lacretta (“Second Act”), Nyambi Nyambi (“Mike & Molly”), Tom Payne (“Walking Dead,”), Karen Pittman (“The Morning Show,”), Andrea Savage (“I’m Sorry”), and Helena-Alexis Seymour (“Chronicles of Jessica Wu”), among others.

Another highlight of the evening was a moving “In Memoriam” segment performed by Local 706 member Angie Wells. Producers of this year’s MUAHS Awards (#MUAHSawards) were IngleDodd Media and Erick Weiss of Honeysweet Creative



  1. Best Contemporary Make-Up
    Siân Miller, Laura Allen
  2. Best Period and/or Character Make-Up
    Siân Grigg, Jackie Risotto, Elisa Tallerico, Nicky Pattison-Illum
  3. Best Special Make-Up Effects 
    Kazu Hiro, Siân Grigg, Duncan Jarman, Mike Mekash
  4. Best Contemporary Hair Styling
    Siân Miller, Laura Allen
  5. Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling
    Ivana Primorac, Marie Larkin, Clare Corsick

  6. Best Contemporary Make-Up
    “The Idol”
    Kirsten Sage Coleman, Mandy Artusato, Jessie Bishop, Erin Blinn
  7. Best Period and/or Character Make-Up 
    “The Crown”
    Cate Hall, Emilie Yong-Mills, Debbie Ormrod, Stacey Holman
  8. Best Special Make-Up Effects
    The Last of Us
    Barrie Gower, Paul Spateri, Sarah Gower, Paula Eden
  9. Best Contemporary Hair Styling
    The Morning Show
     Nicole Venables, Jennifer Petrovich, Janine Thompson, Lona Vigi
  10. Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling
    Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story
    Nic Collins, Giorgio Galliero

  11. Best Contemporary Make-Up
     “Dancing with the Stars”
    Julie Socash, Donna Bard, Lois Harriman, Sarah Woolf
  12. Best Period and/or Character Make-Up
     “Saturday Night Live”
    Louie Zakarian, Amy Tagliamonti, Jason Milani, Joanna Pisani
  13. Best Special Make-Up Effects 
    Saturday Night Live
    Louie Zakarian, Jason Milani, Brandon Grether, Tom Denier Jr.
  14. Best Contemporary Hair Styling
    Dancing with the Stars
    Dwayne Ross, Joe Matke, Amber Nicholle Maher, Marion Rogers
  15. Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling
    “Dancing with the Stars”
    Kimi Messina, Dwayne Ross, Joe Matke, Brittany Spaulding

  16. Best Make-Up
    “The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula”
    Swanthula Boulet, Dracmorda Boulet
  17. Best Hair Styling 
    “The Young and the Restless” 
    Lauren Mendoza, Justin Jackson, Michelle Corona, Diana Santana

  18. Best Make-Up 
     American Born Chinese “
    Jorjee Douglass, Mara Rouse, Nicole Hawkyard, Ralis Kahn
  19. Best Hair Styling
    The Santa Clauses
    Anissa Emily Salazar, Nina Adado, Morgan Ferrando, Patricia Lansingh

  20. Best Make-Up
    “American Horror Stories: Delicate” Promo
    Kerry Herta, Jason Collins, Alyssa Morgan, Orlando Marin
  21. Best Hair Styling
    “American Horror Stories: Delicate” Promos
    Joe Matke, Jeri Baker, Johnny Lomeli, Genyii Scott

  22. Best Make-Up
    “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical”
    Robyn-Marie Rebbe, Chloe-Nil Acerol, Ashley Roller, Angelina Avallone
  23. Best Hair Styling
    “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical”
    Robyn-Marie Rebbe, Chloe-Nil Acerol, Liz Printz, Thomas Augustin
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