Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend the largest fashion and beauty tradeshow event on the East Coast, Emiliani Enterprises hosted their 2012 BeautyExpo, RUNWAY V.
The event was held at the NJ Convention and Expo Center in Edison, NJ. The VIP opening night ceremony was held on Saturday, October 20th from 6:30-11pm and the Beauty Expo will began on Sunday, October 21st - Monday, October 22nd from 9am-5pm.
Some event highlights will included a tribute to Vidal Sassoon, a 100ft runway show event featuring top designers & stylists, and an exhibitor display of Ri Ci Curls - a five product hair line targeted specifically for women with curly hair founded by Ricky Pennisi.
Successful salon owner and stylist Ricky Pennisi, the founder of RI CI
products, has specialized in curly hair since 1995. Ricky recognized the need to develop cutting techniques and products uniquely designed for his curly-haired clients.
Knowing that the challenges presented by curly hair is unique to each client, Ricky set out to develop a product line with the ability to achieve beautiful curls each and every time while keeping the range of products simple and easy to understand. Ricky developed formulations utilizing the best available ingredients and testing the products on his most challenging curly-haired clientele.
My daughter and I were able to get consultations and our hair styled at the show by Ricky Pennisi himself! Up until attending the show I had never heard of RI CI Curls. It gave my hair so much moisture, definition and shine. The best part is that it gives you the wet/ gelled hair look with out the damage or that hard crunchy texture. I also love hat my hair was still looking great, practically the same definition 3 to 4 days after having it styled.
The products used on both my daughter and I were the products that come in the "Styling Kit" which are: (1) 16oz. Splash Shampoo, (1) 16oz. Drench Conditioner, (1) 8oz. Thirsty Styling Gel, (1) 8oz. Memory Setting Spray and (1) 3oz. Velvet Serum. Click to read detailed product ingredients. Between the products and the RI CI Styling Steps my hair has never looked better! I cannot say anything more positive about these products other than I love them!
After having had my hair styled it was my daughters turn and she gladly agreed. Like me she tends to have tons of shrinkage and the products seemed to help a tad. Also my main problem with her hair is it flattening in the back when she sits in the car seat. I noticed the curls kept their shape, definition and bounce all I had to do was fluff it a bit with my fingers and it looked great.
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Last week I went pumpkin picking with a close friend and our children. My husband and Sister also joined in on the fun. We went to Farms View in Wayne, NJ about 20 minute ride from my house. I have been here in the past and enjoyed it. For only $8 you get to go on a hayride to the pumpkin field, a small pumpkin, a cup of fresh apple cider and a donut or cookie (go with the donut it is awesome) There is also lots see for the children, many displays as well as a barn yard with an array of animals.
I have had this sweater for years already, the cargo vest is a recent purchase from my fall wish list. The tights were a "fab find" they were on clearance for $5 at JcPenney. I bought my boots last year of the year before from DSW. I also have them in black, a great investment.
La semana pasada fui a elejir calabazas con una amiga cercana y nuestros hijos. Mi marido y hermana también se unieron a la diversión. Fuimos a Farms View en Wayne, Nueva Jersey alrededor de 20 minutos desde mi casa. He estado aquí en el pasado y lo disfruté. Por sólo $ 8 se va de paseo del heno al prado de calabaza, elijes una calabaza pequeña, te dan una taza de sidra de manzana fresca y una donut o galleta (la donut es impresionante) También hay mucho para que los niños vean, muchas exhibiciónes así como una yarda de granero con una serie de animales.
He tenido este suéter hace años ya, el chaleco militar es una compra reciente de mi lista de deseos de otoño. Las lycras eran un "fabuloso descubrimiento" estaban en liquidación por $5 en JCPenney. Compré mis botas el año pasado de o un año antes de DSW. También las tengo en negro, una gran inversión.
I am currently participating in Johnson & Johnson’s #InspireCare social media campaign!
For many years, Johnson & Johnson has worked with its partners to care for the well-being of mothers and children around the world. It is estimated that Johnson & Johnson and its partners touch more than one billion people’s lives each day through health care products, services and various programs.
At this year’s LATISM 2012 conference, Johnson & Johnson will be showcasing some of these initiatives under the theme “global motherhood.” You are invited to learn more about this work and help them spread the word through social media about the challenges that mothers face around the world. You can inspire mothers like you to join them in helping other mothers by raising awareness about important issues and some of the solutions that make a difference. Please stop by suite Arboretum II during the LATISM 2012 conference to talk with Johnson & Johnson and its partners about the work they do.
To help start the conversation about global motherhood, I want to share with you how my mother has inspired me to be the caring mother that I am for my family. My mother is not only my best friend but my biggest supporter and greatest example. I always tell everyone that I have always felt that I had the greatest childhood. I have never felt deprived of anything. If we ever had a need or where ever tight financially I was never aware. My mother was beyond loving, a hard working women and an educated one as well. Not only book smart but street smart over all well rounded and cultured. She instilled in me all of those qualities that I too wish to instill in my daughter.
Apart from my mother, my daughter also inspires me to be the best mother that I can be. Children are like sponges and know that she is listening and watching to all that I say and do forces me to be the best version of myself that I can be. Whether it is eating healthy, working out, going to church or expressing myself more eloquently I do it because I know that she is learning from me.
I would like to Invite you all to get involved in raising awareness about global motherhood by using their social networks for social good.
This a sponsored post in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect however all opinions are my own.
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Daisy Fuentes Announces Partnership With Aderans Hair Goods For The Launch Of New Wig Collection.
Model, fashion business mogul and international television personality, Daisy Fuentes, announced today the launch of LUXHAIR WOW by Daisy Fuentes™, a full wardrobe of easy-to-use, accessible, fashionable hairstyles.
Daisy's hands-on role in designing these wigs and re-creating the latest celebrity trends has resulted in one of the most varied hair wardrobes for fashion-forward women looking to change their look without the commitment. "Women have always asked me for my beauty and fashion secrets and I'm excited to finally share one of my best hair secrets with the world," says Daisy Fuentes. "Having gorgeous hair has never been easier. With my new collection, changing your hair style or color is as easy as changing your dress."
LUXHAIR WOW by Daisy Fuentes™ is a 16 piece hair collection consisting of a variety of wig and extension styles that range from bobs and bangs to pony falls and pixie styles. Each piece is hand woven and treated with LUXHAIR's unique texturized styleable Keralon, which makes each synthetic fiber and strand as style friendly and durable as natural hair. Color options are available in 20 shades, matching natural tones with perfect precision, from Platinum Blonde to Medium Brown to Smoke Grey.
According to Michael Kleinman, Brand Architect of LUXHAIR, "Daisy Fuentes has enjoyed an enduring career for more than 25 years in entertainment. What we love about Daisy is that she understands the value of having the ability to change a hairstyle as easily as changing a pair of shoes or lipstick. A role model for many, we chose Daisy to help design the LUXHAIR WOW collection because of her passion of empowering women by helping them look and feel their best."
LUXHAIR WOW prices range from $9 to $199 and will be available in October 2012 at Wigs.com, independent wig and beauty supply channels, web retailers, catalog and shopping TV.
Daisy Fuentes anuncia asociación con Aderans Hair Goods para el lanzamiento de una nueva colección de pelucas
Presentando LUXHAIR WOW by Daisy Fuentes™
La modelo, magnate del negocio de la moda y personalidad de la televisión internacional Daisy Fuentes, anunció hoy el lanzamiento de LUXHAIR WOW by Daisy Fuentes™, una colección completa de pelucas de moda accesibles y fáciles de usar.
El papel práctico de Daisy en el diseño de estas pelucas y la recreación de las últimas tendencias entre los estilos de peinados de los famosos ha llevado a la creación de una de las colecciones más variadas de peinados para las mujeres de tendencia que buscan cambiar su aspecto sin comprometer sus cabelleras. "Las mujeres siempre me han pedido mis secretos de moda y belleza y estoy emocionada de poder compartir finalmente con el mundo uno de mis mejores secretos para el cabello", dijo Daisy Fuentes. "Tener una cabellera hermosa nunca ha sido tan fácil. Con mi nueva colección, cambiar su estilo o color de cabello es tan fácil como cambiar su vestido".
LUXHAIR WOW by Daisy Fuentes™ es una colección de 16 pelucas que abarca una variedad de estilos de postizos y extensiones, que van desde melenas y flequillos hasta rabos de caballo y estilos "pixie". Cada pieza está tejida a mano y tratada con el exclusivo tratamiento Keralon texturizado de LUXHAIR, que hace que cada hebra y fibra sintética sea tan duradero y fácil de peinar como el pelo natural. Las piezas están disponibles en 20 colores que igualan los tonos naturales con perfecta precisión, desde rubio platino y castaño medio, hasta gris ahumado.
Según Michael Kleinman, arquitecto de la marca LUXHAIR, "Daisy Fuentes ha disfrutado de una sólida carrera por más de 25 años en el mundo del entretenimiento. Lo que nos gusta de Daisy es que entiende el valor de poder cambiar de peinado tan fácilmente como cambiarse un par de zapatos o el color de lápiz labial. Ella es un modelo a seguir para muchas y la escogimos para ayudarnos a diseñar la colección LUXHAIR WOW debido a su pasión por empoderar a las mujeres ayudándolas a verse y sentirse lo mejor posible".
Los precios de LUXHAIR WOW oscilan entre $9 y $199 y la colección estará disponible a partir de octubre de 2012 en el sitio Wigs.com, así como mediante canales independientes de pelucas y productos de belleza, tiendas web, por catálogo y compras por televisión.
Fashion & Beauty Week threw a charitable mixer on Thursday, October 4th from 6-9pm at Vibe in Riverdale, NJ to kick-off the fundraising and get the buzz going for the most prestigious international event held in New Jersey.
In celebration of fashion and beauty, industry professionals, salons, department stores, boutiques, designers, socialites and celebrities mingled together while enjoying complimentary cocktails by Grey Goose, hors d’oeuvres provided by Waterside Restaurant and Catering, decadent desserts by Apple Spice Junction & Costco on behalf of Twice Baked Twins, and music entertainment from DJ Nicky Sibilia. Noteworthy appearances were made by Nicole Obert of the hit Bravo TV show Shear Genius; Katie Deleasa, sister of Danielle Jonas from the hit E! TV show Married to Jonas; and Douglas Ramirez of the Diabetes Research Institute. Guests left with swag bags filled with today’s hottest beauty products.
Jack Panico, salon owner and founder of Fashion & Beauty Week paid respects to some industry leaders with an appreciative speech to show recognition for Lord & Taylor and last year’s participating salons for making a difference, working together, and celebrating each other’s accomplishments. During the night’s main event, the esteemed group of guests surrounded the runway to view exclusive pieces from Les Copains, Melissa Odabash, Naven, and Sue Wong - a preview of theirspring/summer 2013 lines, coordinated by Fashion & Beauty Week Runway Producer Alina Leshiner of Suite 201.
“I couldn’t be happier with the turnout. It really got the buzz going. I thought the show went phenomenally and truly exemplified our passion to showcase beauty at the forefront with fashion. I urge everyone to follow us online as we have many exciting things ahead from the addition of Fashion & Beauty Week’s Nights Out to the wonderful people coming on board. We’ve already developed this powerful and engaging platform; now, what’s next will simply blow you away” said Fashion & Beauty Week founder, Jack Panico.
Fashion & Beauty Week benefits the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), a center of excellence at the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine, a recognized world leader in cure-focused research. The DRI is credited with changing the international research paradigm, ensuring that promising findings in the lab can be translated to patients in the fastest, safest and most efficient way possible.
Fashion & Beauty Week’s main events are scheduled to begin in 2013 to celebrate the fashion and beauty industries, engage the public even further and provide another avenue for giving back.
FIVE ELEMENTS OF BEAUTY WILL COME TOGETHER AS EMILIANI ENTERPRISES HOSTS 2012 Emiliani Beauty Expo, RUNWAY V
Emiliani Enterprises, one of the top beauty product distributors and educational experts on the East Coast, presents 2012's Emiliani Beauty Expo, Runway V, and special Vidal Sassoon tribute taking place from October 20th-22 at the NJ Convention and Expo Center in Edison, NJ for professionals and students in the salon and fashion industries.
Emiliani created this year's theme to show recognition and appreciation to the five elements of fashion and how they all join together to make this industry successful. The five elements being acknowledged are Beauty Editors, Make Up Artists, Hair Colorists, Clothing Designers, and Hair Designers.
In an essential two-day event for fashion artists, stylists and students alike, this year's beauty show will feature exhibitor displays showcasing the most innovative new products with hands-on demonstrations and workshops from leading artists in the beauty and fashion industry including Phillip Wilson sponsored by ColorProof; Rocky Vitelli, Leonel Rodriguez and Anna Cantu sponsored by Farouk; Tina Crenshaw and Boyd Parris sponsored by Framesi; Damien Carney and Shannon Simmonds sponsored by Joico; Leeanne Shade and Lenny Strand sponsored by Logics; Ammon Carver and Daniel Roldan sponsored by Matrix; Scott Cole, Linda Yodice, Jennifer Sparveri, and Noogie Thai sponsored by Paul Mitchell; and Faye Judson and Ian Browning sponsored by Sexy Hair; Patrick McIvor; and Michael O'Rourke founder of Rock Your Hair.
On October 20th, in an honorary opening night event, Emiliani will host a special tribute to Vidal Sassoon with an inspirational runway show featuring all main stage artists and fashion designer Elisa Jimenez from the hit television show, Project Runway. Joining them is special guest Elan Sassoon. The rest of the night will consist of a cocktail hour, meet and greet with the artists, red carpet interviews, main stage presentation and a preview of the show floor.
Emiliani is collaborating with Stephen Marinaro (TheSalonGuy) who is one of the top media correspondents at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week and several fashion events throughout the East Coast, to bring you a never-been-done-before runway event. Guests will be able to see top salons and fashion designers collaborate together to create a spectacular runway show on October 21st and 22nd featuring a 100 foot runway positioned in the center of the main show floor. The fashion designers featured are: Elisa Jimenez from Project Runway, Geary Marcello, Thomas Lavone, Shauntele, Ola Hawatmeh, Ana Segura and Simone Rodrigues. Joining them is fashion stylist Engie Hassan.
The Emiliani Beauty Expo will be held on Sunday October 21st & Monday October 22nd from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets range from $40.00 - $99.00. To order tickets call800.624.0405 ext. 3976 (EXPO) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For a full list of all exhibitors and a layout of the show, key speakers and workshops, visit www.emiliani.com.
I am sorry the lack of posts and social media presence this week. My husband has been in the hospital all week with due to a kidney stone. Thank God is doing better but he still isn't home just yet.
This was an outfit idea I created either for a "how to wear military boots" post or for a "fall outfit idea" post, it could have even been a "what to wear with combat boots" post. Here is the thing, turns out I liked this outfit idea so much I tried to recreate it the best I could with items I already owned.
I don't have a midi skirt although it is on my wish list I have not been able to find the perfect one with in my price range just yet. I have been using an American Apparel Cotton Spandex Jersey Strapless Ruched Dress pulled down as my midi skirt. You can see how I wore it before here. Oh and these are the boots I tweeted about a few weeks ago, that I got them for like 40 bucks after two DSW credits and free shipping.
I wore this on Saturday but was unable to take any pictures. I think i need to invest in a self timer control for my camera. I'm moving soon so taking self pics might be easier in the new yard. Lets see, hope you liked this outfit idea has a bit of a rocker's edge.
Lamento la falta de entradass y presencia en los medios sociales en esta semana. Mi esposo ha estado en el hospital durante toda la semana con el debido a una piedra de riñón. Gracias a Dios está mejor pero aún no está en casa todavía.
Esta fue una idea de un outfit que he creado, ya sea para un entrada de "cómo usar botas militares" o "ideas para un look de otono", podría haber sido incluso tambien una entrada "que llevar con botas de combate". Pero resulta que me gustó esta idea de outfit tanto que traté de recrear lo, lo mejor que pude con artículos que ya poseía.
Yo no tengo una falda midi aunque está en mi lista de deseos pero que no he sido capaz de encontrar la falda perfecta en presupuesto por el momento. He estado usando un vestido de American Apparel Spandex sin tirantes como mi falda midi. Usted puede ver cómo me lo puse antes aquí. Ah, y estas son las botas de las que hablaba en Twitter acerca de un par de semanas atrás, que los compré hace como 40 dólares después de dos créditos DSW y con envío gratuito.
Usé este look el Sábado, pero no pude tomar me fotos. Creo que tengo que invertir en un control de temporizador para la cámara. Me voy a mudar pronto y creo que para tomar fotos de auto se hara más fácil en el nuevo patio. Vamos a ver, espero que les gusten esta idea para un outfit, tiene un toque rockero.
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I wasn't going to take pictures of this outfit for a post but I felt pretty so I thought I would at least take a couple. I was supposed to wear this for my commencement ceremony but due to unforeseen circumstances I won't be attending anytime soon. I decided to wear it to the next best place, church! My peplum top was only $10 bucks from the clearance rack, I have a thing for little elephants. I pulled the royal blue or cobalt as some people call it from the stars. How do you like this look?
Yo no iba a tomar fotos de este traje para una entrada, pero me sentí bastante bonita así que pensé que sería buena idea por lo menos tomar un par de fotos. Se suponía que deberia usar esto para mi ceremonia de graduación, pero debido a circunstancias imprevistas no asistire a opor un plazo. Decidí llevarlo a el mejor próximo lugar, la iglesia! Mi blusa peplo fue sólo $ 10 dólares del la fila de ofertas, le tengo un amor a los pequeños elefantes. Saqué el azul o cobalto como lo llaman algunas personas de las estrellas. ¿Cómo te gusta este look?
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