By: Sandi Margolis 4:20 p.m. March 03, 2016 @SandiMargolis
On February, 23rd, The Red Carpet Style & Beauty Lounge (founded by Amy Boatwright and Rita Branch),again hosted Hollywood’s A-Listers, producers, directors, top media and stylists from around the globe to eat, drink and be merry and leave with some amazing swag. New and exciting products and services were introduced and gifted by the Secret Room Events’ wonderful and gracious sponsors. You could say that Awards Season is a 2nd Christmas for adults (and children) and those of us lucky enough to attend were part of that elite group. Life is good!
Hitting the red carpet were Secret Room Founder Amy Boatwright (looking great Amy), Michael Madsen (Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight”), Rob Steinberg (“12 Years a Slave”), my good friend Kate Linder (“The Young and the Restless”), Steven Bauer (“Ray Donovan”), Maria Conchita Alonzo, Dee Wallace, Sofia Milos, Katrina Bowden, Taj Mowry, Eric Martsoff, Renee Lawless and many more from crème de la crème of Hollywood.
Guests were feted to a cornucopia of eye popping, mouth watering, bath &body, skincare products and cosmetics. A veritable feast for the senses. Bath products included “Dam Good Soap (“It’s not just soap, it’s skincare”) in luscious scents like Oh Honey (pure olive oil soap with raw honey, Thai LemOngrass (pure olive oil soap). and Tea-Lightful hand crafted berbal bath salts. Will someone draw me a bath already? For red carpet ready photos, there was Cailyn Cosmetics (gorgeous lipsticks and gloss), ColourPop Cosmetics super shock eye shadow, super shock cheek colour, lip stix and ultra matte lip shades. WOW! Dynamic new company Fake Bake gifted luxurious golden bronze Flawless self-tanning liquid & professional mitt, Face anti-aging self tan lotion, tinted body glow for face & body, blush and bronzer. AGEOFF Laboratories launched AGEOFF Glow and AGEOFF Instant, a 360 degree Internal and External skin care system. CURE, the #1 Japanese skin care company gifted Water Treatment Skin Cream and Natural Aqua Gel exfoliant. Dynamic Dermesse Medical Grade Skin Care, especially formulated to address the signs of aging, unwanted pigmentation and sun damage gifted full size Marine Collagen, Skin Illuminator, Hyaluronic Cream, Vitamin C Serum and Natural Sugar Scrub. Airelle Anti-Oxident Skincare also gifted. For bad hair days and even good ones, guests received label.m professional hair care’s diamond dust shampoo, diamond dust conditioner and diamond dust body lotion. Label.m is the official hair care product of London Fashion Week. Now who wouldn’t want all those amazing products? I know I do!
Guests were also gifted one of a kind jewelry pieces designed by Jan Peyser, IvyJade Handbags,(one of four customized clutches to inspire, arouse, awaken and empower your inner seductress), sexy and stylish Reptile Sunglasses for men & women, home accessories by Australian based Island Trading Company, Aloha Drinks, Woss, Amy Social Butterfly, Mack n Jane, Gabag and the list goes on.
A few select lucky nominees were gifted much coveted ultra exclusive 5-star vacation packages to the following hotels and resorts: Shelborne Wyndham Grand, South Beach, Miami, Akaryn Hotel Group Thailand, Sabi Sabi private Game Reserve Earth Lodge, South Africa, CeBlue Villas and Beach Resort, Anguilla, Secrets Vallarta Bay, Puerto Vallarta Mexico and Dreams Las Mareas, Cost Rica. Amazing!! Can I be their plus 1? My bags are packed and I’m ready to go!
Event highlights included an amazing beauty lounge featuring Toni and Guy hair and nail services, massage by Cecilia Alcala, lash extension by Michelle Fong and make-up application by ColourPop. There was a fabulous food and beverage lounge hosted by Wolfgang Puck, Skinny Girl, The Perfect Bite (gave out gift certificates to use at Gelson’s), Mira Winery. Additional food and beverage products were gifted by Estate 1856, Swanson Vineyards, Dina Khader, Aolha Drinks, Guylian, Patina Restaurant Group, Twisted Cherries and Skinny Girl.
The Red Carpet Style & Beauty Lounge benefitted Omics LIVE!, a non-profit student Career Exploring program which customizes live and remote internship experience related to relevant fields and professions today such as fashion, entertainment, music, lifestyle, journalism, retail, product development and more. They do such amazing work empowering young students.
Attending the Secret Room Red Carpet Style and Beauty Lounge was truly one of the highlights of my non-stop hectic week of pre-awards gifting lounges and parties. The staff and each sponsor couldn’t have been more generous and gracious and a great time was had by all.
Sign me up for the next Beauty and Style Lounge!!
For more information on future sponsorships, kindly contact Amy@secretroomevents.com.
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