Last Saturday evening the South Loop’s CityPoint Loft was the place to be for Windy City natural beauties. EDEN BodyWorks joined forces with beauty bloggers “The Mane Source” and “Natural Chica” to host one of the city’s hottest natural hair meetups to date. EDEN BodyWorks VP of Marketing, Ylorie Anderson, spearheaded the event with PR support from yours truly (via Crush Media). In one word, the night was magical! Over 150+ women converged onto the CityPoint Loft for a night of natural hair trivia, mixing and mingling, EDEN BodyWorks product testing, delectable eats, and natural hair-inspired cocktails.
Special guests included: celebrity makeup artist, Tia Dantzler; the “godmother” of brown beauty blogging, Afrobella; YouTube darlings, Vaughn and Meechy Monroe (The Monroe Sisters); and natural hair expert and makeup artist, Rachel Odom
Don’t you just LOVE it when the universe positions you in the right places at the perfect time? That was me, just last weekend in Atlanta. Although I was in town on business, the trip unexpectedly evolved into one of the most empowering visits to ATL I’ve ever experienced thanks to my dear friend Larvetta Loftin’s Leading Ladies Conference. With sisterhood and love coupled with a large dose of inspiration, the Leading Ladies Conference gave attendees VIP access to some of Atlanta’s most successful women including: Denise Hendricks (Producer, Mo’Nique Show), Adrene Ashford (Owner, The House of Adrene Boutique), Stephanie Clark (Author, PR/Marketing Consultant), Amy Wright (Consumer Marketing Group Director, IMAGES USA)
Isn’t it beautiful to witness your girls making their dreams a reality? My sister-from-another-mister, Miss Larvetta Loftin, has always been an inspiration to me. From the moment we met about a decade ago as entry level PR/advertising execs, to our lives today as entrepreneurs, we’ve always shared a special connection. Today, I’m happy to announce