Happy Valentine’s Day, beautiful people! While women, men, boys, and girls cross the country are using this day as an opportunity to express love to others, I’m going to flip the script a little and find out why some of the most inspiring women I know love themselves. Yes, themselves! Demonstrating self-love begins with self-acceptance and finding fulfillment from within is the first sacred step to TRUE happiness. What do some of the most respected and successful women in media, beauty, fashion, art, and entertainment love, accept, and embrace most about themselves? Let’s find out!
What do you get when you put together a panel with six of the hottest beautypreneurs in the industry? Jewels. Yes, jewels! Supreme words of wisdom to fuel your success. On Wednesday evening, Renae Bluitt, creator of In Her Shoes hosted a panel with six of the top women in the beauty industry sharing their tips on defying the odds and coming out on top. The discussion was honest, laced with lots of wisdom, humorous at times, and nothing short of amazing. Over 150 beauty, fashion, and lifestyle mavens mixed and mingled, networked, and enjoyed the conversation while indulging in wine and sweet bites from Evelyn’s Kitchen and Signature 7 Dessert Studios. Check out pics from the evening and stay tuned for the official Mane Moves event video coming soon!
On June 23rd, 2012 at Long Island University (Brooklyn Campus) Lutney Hall, Founder of Hip Hop 4 Life Tamekia Flowers-Holland hosted her annual Shades of Beauty Women of Inspiration Brunch & Awards Ceremony. The fundraiser event recognized and honored phenomenal women and girls who positively impact their community, personify self-esteem and self-respect, and continue to be an inspiration to girls everywhere. 150 women and girls were in attendance and some of the honorees included: Michaela Angela Davis, Adrienne White (Disney), and Celebrity DJ Deja Vu.
Last Thursday evening Image Activist (and all around fly girl) Michaela Angela Davis hosted the very first installation of her “Free the Girls” conversation series. Michaela sat down with the phenomenal Beverly Bond to chat candidly on the topics of image, beauty, and power.
So, did everyone enjoy Sunday’s Black Girls Rock! premiere as much as I did? I laughed, cried, and loved every inspiring second of it. In fact, I’m still on a high! On the heels of this beautiful moment, Michaela angela Davis is giving us yet another reason to proclaim “black girls rock!” from the mountaintops. Project FREE THE GIRLS is a multi-platform, multi-generational critical community conversation with revolutionary women whose work and lives serve to liberate the image of women. Join Michaela angela Davis and Beverly Bond tomorrow night at the Brooklyn Museum for an empowering discussion you won’t soon forget!
Michaela Angela Davis, Fly Female Entrepreneur and founder of Salon du Shine, is notorious for providing her beautiful group of mentees/mentors with intimate access to some of the most successful and dynamic women in New York City. Last weekend’s Salon Du Shine guest, Miss Bevy Smith, did NOT disappoint and was well worth the drive up to Harlem. With an amazing story to share laced with grown woman humor and personality for days, Bevy inspired each and every woman in the room to maintain authenticity in our pursuit of success and happiness
Ever have one of those weekends that leaves you feeling full? Full of love, full of inspiration and if you’re lucky, full from all of the delicious treats you indulged in? Well, this is how I would describe the last couple days of my life. As if my weekend wasn’t already amazing, Sunday I got
Last Thursday marked the official conclusion of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week: Spring/Summer 2011. A collective sigh of relief was heard among NYC movers and shakers bidding farewell to one of their busiest times of the year. Fashion Week fatigue strikes again! I had the pleasure of attending a few really great events last week
Although Chris Rock’s much debated documentary, “Good Hair,” has been in theaters for weeks now, it continues to be a hot topic among women of all shapes, sizes and colors from Brooklyn to The Bay. Wednesday night, Time Inc.’s BE@T organization hosted a panel discussion on “Good Hair” featuring Michaela Angela Davis (Salon Du Shine),
In a world where people are so consumed with their own existence that they forget to reach back, it’s refreshing to see an accomplished woman like Michaela Angela Davis committed to teaching the babies. Are you familiar with Salon de Shine? It’s Michaela’s monthly career-mentoring program hosted by some of the city’s hottest fly female