Melinda Lombardi
February 17, 2017

Dawn-Lyen Gardner dazzles in Swarovski

PASADENA, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Actress Dawn-Lyen Gardner arrives at the 48th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 11, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

PASADENA, CA – FEBRUARY 11: Actress Dawn-Lyen Gardner arrives at the 48th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 11, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

Queen Sugar star Rutina Wesley was photographed carrying Tyler Ellis’ Lee Clutch in White with Swarovski Crystal (price available upon request, www.tylerellis.com) at the NAACP Awards yesterday afternoon in Los Angeles.

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www.swarovski.com

The ‘Gallery’ necklace is $299

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February 13, 2017

Queen Sugar Stars Carry Tyler Ellis at NAACP AWARDS

LOS ANGELES –  February 12, 2017 – Rutina Wesley and Dawn Lyen Gardner carried Tyler Ellis clutches this weekend (www.tylerellis.com).
PASADENA, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Actress Rutina Wesley arrives at the 48th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 11, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

PASADENA, CA – FEBRUARY 11: Actress Rutina Wesley arrives at the 48th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 11, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

Queen Sugar star Rutina Wesley was photographed carrying Tyler Ellis’ Lee Clutch in White with Swarovski Crystal (price available upon request, www.tylerellis.com) at the NAACP Awards yesterday afternoon in Los Angeles.
PASADENA, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Actress Dawn-Lyen Gardner arrives at the 48th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 11, 2017 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

PASADENA, CA – FEBRUARY 11: Actress Dawn-Lyen Gardner arrives at the 48th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 11, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

Queen Sugar star Dawn Lyen Gardner accented her navy gown with her Tyler Ellis Lee Clutch in Silver Stingray (price available upon request, www.tylerellis.com) at the NAACP Awards yesterday afternoon in Los Angeles.
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January 30, 2017

SAG Awards Red Carpet Shapewear: ITEM m6

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LOS ANGELES – January 30, 2017 – Meredith Hagner wore ITEM m6 shapewear last night while attending the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards! The Search Party actress looked elegant and sleek in an embellished gown enhanced by the Shape Pants Shorty in Caramel ($88 www.itemm6usa.com).

About ITEM m6: 
The ITEM m6 BODY+ EFFECT stands for the unique combination of compression and shaping technology. Put on ITEM m6 and you immediately experience a sense of lightness – you feel fit and balanced. The shaping effect shapes your legs to give you an even more beautiful silhouette and perfectly smooth skin. This is what makes ITEM m6 an innovation for everyone who appreciates premium quality fashion and wants to do something good for their body.
For photos, please visit, www.gettyimages.com 

 

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January 27, 2017

Nicole Muirbrook-Sheridan Wears Chris Gramer!

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LOS ANGELES – January 26, 2017 – Nicole Muirbrook-Sheridan was photographed wearing Chris Gramer this week at the Sundance Film Festival! The actress looked cozy and chic in Chris Gramer‘s Liliana Coat ($725, www.chrisgramer.com) while attending the premier of her film Wind River.

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January 22, 2017

Help Lebanese Women with a purchase from Senteurs d’Orient

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In celebration of the Women’s March held this weekend, we want to highlight Senteurs d’Orient—a company developed by women in support of women. Handmade in Lebanon, Senteurs d’Orient is line of beautiful bath and personal care products, created to capture the warmth and sensuality of bathing rituals in the Easts. With 90% of their employees being female, Senteurs d’Orient has an ongoing social commitment for the empowerment of women around the world. Currently, they are a member of the United Nations Development Program for Women’s Education and 10% of proceeds from every product are donated to help Lebanese women. For more information please see the link below to their website.

http://usa.senteursdorient.com/

Additionally, please visit the brand on Instagram to see some the beautiful line and some of the women who help build it: https://www.instagram.com/senteursdorient/

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January 14, 2017

Jasmine Sanders Wears Lili Claspe!

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LOS ANGELES – January 13, 2017 – Jasmine Sanders shared several photos on Instagram recently wearing Lili Claspe! The model enjoyed her vacation in Anguilla while posing in the Lili Claspe Dinah Body Chain in Gold ($165, www.liliclaspe.com).
Photos courtesy of Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/golden_barbie/
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January 9, 2017

Get The Look: 2017 Golden Globes featuring Got2be and Smooth & Shine Haircare

 

Create Naomi Harris, Susan Kelechi Watson, and Kimberly Hebert Gregory’s flawless looks from last night’s 2017 Golden Globes Award!  Below, find the step by step guide on how celebrity hairstylist, Larry Sims gave each woman sleek, luxe looks with got2b and Smooth ‘N Shine!

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Naomi Harris How to Get the Look

1.       Start of by blow drying the hair out and prep hair with got2b Guardian Angel Flat Iron Balm  for a smooth finish.

2.       Using a nickel size curling barrel in a down position begin at the nape of the neck wrapping hair around to the tip. Complete every section consecutively, curling hair in the same direction.

3.       Once at the top, establish a side part at the left brow. Continue to curl in a downward position root to tip.

4.       Once hair is completely set, tuck the left side behind the hair and get rid of flyaways using Smooth ‘N Shine Edge Smoothing Pomade .

5.       Next, use Mason Pearson brush to brush all of the hair together from root to tip which creates a gorgeous body wave. At the right side of the hair brush the crown back and push it forward with hands to create a defined wave in the front at the right eye that continued to the cheeks and across the shoulder.

6.       Finish the look with Smooth ‘N Shine Polishing Instant Repair Hair Polisher.

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Susan Kelechi Watson   How to Get the Look

1.       Start of by blow drying the hair out.

2.       Next, prep hair with got2b Guardian Angel Flat Iron Balm and flat iron hair starting from the nape of the neck working towards the top for a smooth sleek texture.

3.       Add some edge tamer to hair and use Mason Pearson brush to gather hair into the palms of your hands. Position ponytail right at the crown of the head.

4.       Secure the ponytail with a hook rubber band and wrap the base of the ponytail with hair to cover the hook and give a little height.

5.       Finish off with Smooth ‘N Shine Polishing Instant Repair Hair Polisher to get rid of flyaways. Continue down the ponytail for a sleek finish to complete the look!

unnamed-13Kimberly Hebert Gregory  How to Get the Look

1.       Start off by blow drying natural hair out and adding extensions to create a bob.

2.       Next, prep hair with got2b Guardian Angel Flat Iron Balm and flat iron hair. Use flat iron to smooth hair bending random sections mid strand down to create texture.

3.       Use a blow dry to create a wispy look. Finishing with got2b Glam Force Hairspray to add texture and create a finished look!

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January 5, 2017

The Makers of CeraVe® Skincare Declare “NATIONAL WINTER SKIN RELIEF DAY”

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Valeant Consumer Healthcare, the makers of CeraVe® Skincare, have declared January 8, 2017 as National Winter Skin Relief Day. This official day on the National Day Calendar is designed to educate consumers about the importance of skin protection during the coldest time of the year.

Let’s face it, we all know our skin could use some loving this season, and CeraVe Healing Ointment is available to provide your skin with the relief it needs!

To learn more about National Winter Skin Relief Day, please see here!

 

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December 10, 2016

Pantone Color of the year 2017 –Greenery

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December 2, 2016

Salon AKS Holiday Touch-Up Lounge

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Need a quick blowout or flat iron this holiday season? Stop by Salon AKS on 54th and 5th Avenue.  They’re hosting a
HOLIDAY Touch-Up Lounge, no appointment necessary.  

DETAILS:

Dates:      December 1-December 31st, Monday thru Saturday.

Time:        4-6pm

Services:  Blowouts, Flat iron/Straigthening, Hair touch-ups  (shampoo NOT included + Up-do’s available for $50.00)

Price:        $35.00

Location:  Salon AKS

                  689 Fifth Avenue, 10th floor  at 54th Street

                  New York, NY 10022

All services are still available with an appointment- hair cut, color, blowout, mani/pedi, and waxing.

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Shine Bright with AKS Serum ($27) 1.1 oz  This lightweight yet high performance leave-in serum for all hair types.  Impart shine without weighing hair down.  The serum’s 3 Raw Active formula includes:

  • Vitamin E to repair, moisturize and protect hair
  • Keratin replaces proteins that can be lost with chemical processes. Creates volume to finer texture. Smoothes out the hair cuticle to create perfect results
  • Argan Oil to hydrate, moisturize, control and alleviate frizz  * Note- this Argan Oil is CLEAR vs. amber colored to not discolor hair.
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