Step into the adventure of second regional #FaceAwardsBalkan competition!

Prepare your makeup brushes for the digital makeup event of the year, portray your creativity, exibit your art and challenge your knowledge. New challenges, inspirations and makeup world stars – what are you waiting for?



We invite all makeup artists, as well as those who wish to become one for a test of their skills! The competition will be organised in 4 phases which include 3 creative challenges. In each challenge creativity, skills, and presentation are evaluated, and this year every challenge will be evaluated by an expert jury and audience. The Finals again awaits you, where top 5 competitors will be gathered, and only one of them will proudly carry the title of ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2019, receive a prize in the amount of 500 euros, and a VIP trip to the live Global Face Awards Finals Event in Los Angeles in October 2019.

On the Global finals #FaceAwardsBalkan winner will get a chance to recreate the winning look, thus becoming a contender for the grand prize – the title of FACE Awards Global Winner 2019, spokeperson for the new collection in 2020 and 10.000$ prize in local currency!


Nina Vujasin

Ana Radulović

Bojana Stojčević

Ivana Bugarija

Ivana Knežević

Hana Tušek

Бояна Петрушевска

Josipa Barić

Гергана Данева

Lucija Vidaković

Marta Šelimber

Lucia Horvat

Mihael Kovačić

Mia Čubelić

Vesna Matić

Славина Думбалска

Александрина Йовчева

Христина Пейковска

Ela Tomaš

Maja Nikolić

NYX Professional Makeup invites the entire makeup community! Participate in deciding the Artist of the Year 2019! Everybody who loves makeup art and everything related to it is invited to participate.

June 3rd

Applications opening

Attention all makeup artists! The period for sending applications for the competition of all makeup artists has started. In order to join, all that is needed is to send your favourite makeup video tutorial. For more details refer to the official rules. #FACEAWARDSBALKAN

June 26th

Applications closing

Applications are closed and our jury needs to decide who will be in the TOP 20 and come one step closer to LA!

July 4th

TOP 20 Announcement

After examining your applications, our jury will select 20 talented finalists for the next challenge. We are also revealing our first Face Awards challenge. Each out of the 20 best finalists should create an original look and record a video tutorial demonstrating the makeup process. #FACEAWARDSBALKAN

July 25th

TOP 10 voting

The voting starts! The voting will be on our web page. Each voter has the right to vote up to three times per day. You can vote for the same competitor or a different one. Your vote amounts to 50% of the rating for the candidate. Voting lasts until July 31st at 11:59 PM.

August 1st

TOP 10 Announcement

After the community and the jury have completed the voting, the 10 best ranked finalists will be selected for the next challenge and will have 20 days to respond to it with their work. #FACEAWARDSBALKAN

August 22th

TOP 5 voting

10 finalists have demonstrated their skills in the 2nd challenge! Now it is time to vote again and to decide who is one step closer to the final challenge! Vote until August 28th at 11:59 PM. #FACEAWARDSBALKAN

August 29th

TOP 5 Announcement

Congratulations to all the finalists who made it to the Top 5 and we hope they are ready for the third challenge! This time your video works will not be published, but they will be presented on September 15th.

September 15th

And the winner is…

Follow our finals, see the amazing videos our finalists have prepared and how the jury will decide who will carry the Artist of the Year 2019. title. Only the best of them will receive a 500 Euro prize and VIP trip to Los Angeles for the US Face Awards Finals in October.

Face Awards is an annual competition that highlights what is best and most innovative in the digital makeup community. The word FACE stands for Freedom & Artistry for Creative Expression. For 8 years the FACE Awards have been organised in the USA. Throughout the years it has gathered thousands of competitors, and the best we have followed live at the Finals in Los Angeles.

The competition has spread throughout the world and the FACE Awards are recognised as the best global makeup competition. All winners had the honour to travel to Los Angeles and be an integral part of big US Face Awards Finals!

This year we are organising the Face Awards at regional level and we are inviting the entire makeup community to participate. From all the Top 5 finalists who make it to the very end, only the best will receive:

A cash prize in the amount of 500 euros, an unforgettable VIP trip to Los Angeles.

Every makeup artist or someone who feels like one can submit an application, if he/she fulfils the competition rules. The competition includes 4 phases and 3 creative challenges. In each phase the competitors will be evaluated based on their creativity, skills, and quality of presentation. The first Top 20 finalists will receive a large surprise package from the NYX Professional Makeup team who will assist them in making the best responses to their challenges as possible.

From 2019, for the first time ever, a global Face Awards Winner will be chosen in LA and the #FACEAWARDSBALKAN winner will participate in the selection. In the global finals #FaceAwardsBalkan winner will get a chance to present their winning transformation, thus becoming a contender for the grand prize – the title of FACE Awards Global Winner 2019, spokeperson for the new collection in 2020 and 10.000$ prize in local currency!


NYX Professional Makeup, named after the Greek goddess who ruled the night and symbolised beauty and power, is the fastest growing beauty brand known for high-quality professional makeup at an affordable price. A leader in the global colour cosmetics industry, NYX Professional Makeup is defined by exceptional quality of products with rich pigments and high payoff. Featuring a range of classic, seasonal, and on-trend cosmetics, NYX Professional Makeup is a must-have among beauty lovers and professional makeup artists. While headquartered in the heart of Los Angeles, NYX Professional Makeup is a global brand available in over 70 countries at thousands of retailers consisting of speciality beauty and fashion stores, freestanding shops, and beauty supply stores.

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