Hollywood Lifestyle Fashion show highlights 

Hollywood Lifestyle Fashion show highlights 

If you are passionate about lingerie, well you will absolutely love this line. Everyone wearing Lifestyle Lingerie embodies the essence of the alluring lingerie styles to fit all body types.  Recently, the lingerie designer showcased his work at a fashion show.

Promotion of the fashion show held earlier

The Founder Roy Bound of Hollywood Lifestyles Lingerie
     With the holiday season being upon us. Hollywood  Lifestyles Lingerie will make an excellent gift to add to your holiday stockings. 

I have some tasteful fashions for you to buy the special someone in your life. Remember, the key idea to remember about Hollywood Lifestyles Lingerie , that ” Every day people  have lifestyles too and they can look fabulous at any size”.

For more looks, be certain to visit the website at:  http://hollywoodlifestyleslingerie.com/

The founder is Roy Bound, creator of Hollywood Lifestyles Lingerie 

Roy Bound commentator at a recent show
Here is a snapshot of his recent selection.

Hollywood Lifestyles Lingerie Collection

ENCHANTE’ Winter Fashion Show and Holiday Gift Expo 2016


ENCHANTE’ Winter Fashion Show & Holiday Gift Expo

Block off your schedule on Sunday the 27th of November 2016 at The PALMER HOUSE HILTON HOTEL on the Lobby Level in the HONORE GRAND BALLROOM located 17 East Monroe Street in the heart of Downtown Chicago. A MARK DAVID CARTER Production.

The Designers                                               Featuring the collections of Debra Davis Designs, Love Dia Couture, Ladies & Gentleman Style Shop, Virtuous Women’s Apparel, Juan May Fashion Lab, and E & R Fashion Design. 

The Hair                                                                   Hair Styling by Yvette Day, Cynthia Truss with others to be announced.

The Barber                                                   Barbering by CHUCK THE BARBER.   @barberlyfestyle_inc on Instagram

The Makeup                                                       Makeup by GLAMRIKA Makeup & Beauty Blog

Agenda Itenerary Details

  • 6pm DOORS OPEN
  • 7pm SHOWTIME





VIP1 $ 50 | VIP with Prority Seating Only [ NO DINNER INCLUDED ]

VIP2 $100 | VIP with Priority Seating and Dinner @ 5pm


JOIN US as a Sponsor, Advertiser, Vendor, Exhibitor, Designer, Hair Stylist, Barber, Makeup Artist, Nail Technician, Model, Media Partner, Performer, Volunteer and/or Special Guest. 


312.245.5009, Touch 1 for MARK DAVID CARTER

EMAIL: enchante@metrosalonpro.com

WEB ADDRESS: http://www.metrosalonpro.com


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Inglot Makeup, the brand, the beauty, the look💄💋👄🎨

As a beauty industry veteran, I have worked with many beauty brands and products within the industry. Today’s product feature is Inglot Cosmetics . During a recent attendance at the Makeup Show Chicago, I purchased some products within the Inglot cosmetic line. In this blog post those products will be highlighted.👄
Inglot Cosmetics 

I purchased Inglot products because I simply loved the looks achieved from the makeup. 

Inglot Cosmetics from Makeup Show Chicago

Products used to achieved my look:

Inglot Stick Foundation-115

Provides strong coverage concealing discoloration and other imperfections. Ensures a long lasting flawless finish perfect even for stage and theatre. I love the coverage of stick foundations, and it doesn’t require the use of a lot of product.

Inglot AMC ( Advanced Makeup Components) Pure pigment eye shadow 

Inglot – HD Lip Tint Matte Rouge -36.        Liquid Matte

Inglot- Freedom System AMC Pressed Powder-105

Finished look with Inglot Cosmetics.

Makeup look achieved by using Inglot Cosmetics: Stick Foundation-115 , Freedom System AMC Pressed Powder-105,  Inglot AMC ( Advanced Makeup Components) Pure pigment eye shadow and Inglot – HD Lip Tint Matte Rouge -36 Liquid Matte to complete the look.  Lash extensions, eyeliner and suptle bronzer was also used.  Credits: Celestine McGee, model, makeup, hair and beauty blogger. Photography: C.I.S Chicago Imaging Solutions.com 

About Inglot Cosmetics

Founded over 30 years ago in Przemyśl, Poland, INGLOT Cosmetics is now one of the world’s leading manufacturers in colour cosmetics. INGLOT currently has a presence at all major beauty happenings and events around the globe, from the runways of Fashion Week to the stages and sets of TV and Broadway musicals, such as fairytale PIPPIN, spectacular The Lion King, The Last Ship by legendary Sting, The Cripple of Inishmaan starring Daniel Radcliffe and Mamma Mia! based on ABBA’s songs. The latest cooperations also include Finding Neverland, Something Rotten, Phantom of the Opera, and Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder.

GrandeLIPS💋Hydrating Lip Plumper

GrandeLIPS💋Hydrating Lip Plumper

Grande Lips- Hydrating Lip Plumper 

If you are looking to achieve that Full Voluptuous Lip look and need lift?… Try Grande Lips!!!💄💋💄💋

  • Instantly plump in 3-5 minutes
  • Clinically proven formula containing Volulip™ & Hyaluronic Acid
  • Grande LIPS is gluten and paraben free and is not tested on animals. All ingredients are safe for use on the lips.

How to apply

1. Use at night on clean, dry lips before bedtime.

2. Apply again during the day with your other lip cosmetics or alone .

3. For maximum results, use 2x daily for 30 days.

Long term benefits

  • 51% Hydration Boost
  • 15% Volume Increase
  • 13% Firmness Gain
  • 11% Softness Improvement 

Beauty Tips

GrandeLIPS can be applied under or over lipstick without changing the intensity of its long term benefits.

Although we suggest applying GrandeLIPS 2xs daily, you can use is as often as desired. Don’t be alarmed if you feel a pleasant tingling sensation in the lips a, just be rest assured that you know that the product is working!

Now that you are simply loving the product! How do I keep my GrandeLIPS stocked?

Here’s where this product can be purchased.


Full Tube of GrandeLIPS
Limited Time Promotion at Sephora’s

Local Beauty Supply Stores… Look in the Lip Cosmetic area.  Now get pumped and secure a tube today!💋💄💋💋💋💄!

Chunky Jewelry Organizer

[CHICAGO, IL] — Join Chunky Jewelry Organizer at Absolutely Anything Essential located at 3521 S. King Drive hosts Bronzeville’s Shop Small Business Saturday shopping extravaganza and craft fair Saturday November 26, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. This event is great for the entire family, diverse shoppers, artists, authors, bakers, handmade artisans and designers seeking an all in one shopping experience and showcase of retail vendors. 

This year the American Express Community Champion gift shop is collaborating with small business experts, entrepreneurs and influencers to create shopping avenues which assist small business owners with attracting more customers, drive more sales and feel the love from shoppers on November 26th.”


There is truly beauty in organizing !  What is the Absolutely Anything Essential Gift Shop? The three-story space, previously housed “Gallery Guichard” is known for being a rich location for the arts. It’s now the home of the Absolutely Anything Essential Gift Shop of Bronzeville, where you can find one of a kind handmade home décor items, jewelry, artwork, gourmet treats, books, body essentials, paintings, plants and more. The gift shop, which opened October 22, 2016 is a retail corridor with over 20 businesses and exhibiting vendors under one roof, nestled on the lower level of the soon to open FAM Entertainment Theater Company, NFP. 

Photo courtesy from website

What is Shop Small Business Saturday? American Express publicized the initiative Small Business Saturday as an American shopping holiday held on the Saturday after US Thanksgiving during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year. Saturday, November 26, 2016 is Small Business Saturday® – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. 

WHAT: “Shop Small Business Saturday in Bronzeville” OVER 20 BUSINESSES UNDER 1 ROOF.  

WHEN: Saturday November 26, 2016 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.  

WHERE: 3521 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60653. Free Street and Back lot parking.

COST: Free

Please help us spread the word. Share via social sites: #SmallBusinessSaturday #AbolutelyAnythingEssential #ShopBronzeville #ChunkyJewelryOrganizer

I hope to see you there!#shopsmall here. 

Introducing the Eight Hour® Miracle Hydrating Mist!

Introducing the Eight Hour® Miracle Hydrating Mist!

Just in time for holiday travel, Elizabeth Arden introduces the Eight Hour® Miracle Hydrating Mist ($19.00, exclusively on ElizabethArden – Dec. 5th), an invigorating facial spray that instantly hydrates and refreshes skin. Infused with soothing extracts, each mist helps to cool and calm skin on contact while providing instant moisturization.

Any occasion, any situation. This multi-purpose hydrating spray is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive and can be used in a number of different ways:

  1. Morning: Rise, shine and mist – a quick spritz will help you feel more awake
  2. Post Shower: So clean, so refreshing – mist skin right out of the shower for a healthy glow
  3. On-The-Go: Destination? Healthy-looking skin! – the perfect pick-me-up that instantly refreshes a dull, dry complexion anytime, anywhere
  4. Break Time: Kick up your feet and spritz – the invigorating scent offers a cool burst of energy after a long day
  5. Midday: Perfect for touch-ups – spritz face and gently pat with a brush or sponge to revitalize your look

Flying High: An airy, uplifting scent. TSA sized! – this travel-size bottle is lightweight and travel-ready to keep your skin feeling hydrated in ultra-dry cabin air.

Flying in High Altitudes

Post Workout: An energizing treat for skin – refresh skin with a cooling, energizing boost of hydration after a hard workout.

Capturing the moisture of the skin

Evening Chic: For a dewy, eye-catching look – lightly mist after setting makeup with powder to prevent a dry, overly matte look.

Evening Makeup by Celestine McGee

Try additional products from the the Elizabeth Arden cosmetic line.

Lip Sticks
Moisturizing Cream
Body Cream

Thanks for checking out my blog post. 

The Makeup Show Chicago-2016 Highlights

Chicago, Illinois-On November 12 -13 Thousands of makeup enthusiasts flocked to the Makeup Show  Chicago’s annual 2-day event (4500) held this year at Revel Fulton Market.

Attendees in line to enter the venue.

I always appreciate the platform of bringing community, networking, education and an inspirational aspect for the industry together.

Attendees of the Makeup Show Chicago

The 2-day event started off with a welcome to the press. Celebrity Makeup Artist and The Makeup Show’s Director of Artistry and Education, James Vincent showed us some of his favorite products and gives you an exclusive sneak preview at this year’s show. James Vincent did an amazing job describing products favorites to explore. All press received a outstanding Goodie bag of products ranging over $350 in value. 

The contents in the Goodie Bag was a makeup artist’s dream. There were at least 20+ cosmetic items to use and explore. 

Press Preview Goodie Bag Contents

Product Presentation Review

1. Makeup Forever- Pro Light Fusion Undetectable Luminizer product and Beauty Bag

2. Crown Brush mascara with the comb & the brush

3. MustaeV-Asian Company which created a Cooling Anger Mask

4. Ardell Lashes-individuals with the strip Lash 3-in-1.

5. Anastasia Beverly Hills-Sun Dipped Glow Kit

6. T-3  Micro the leader in Hot Tools

7. Embryolisse Pro size moisturizing cream launched in the Target stores 

8. Twin metics- protects the skin and acts as an Exfoilant- new product

9. Smash Box -Photo Finish Primer Water

10. Senna Cosmetics- Moisture Drop Gel Primer Infused with Water & Argan Oil.

11. Mac Brooke Candy-Bronzing Press powder compact 

12. Kelyvn Aucoin-Mascara-Length & volume

13. Mehron Metallic Powder

14. Eyeliner- Eyebrows Liner brush

15. BDellium Tools know has a Matte Lipstick

16. Grandelash- Lip plumper for a fuller lip affect.

17. Nyx Professional Makeup Cosmetics FX set Powder- High Performance.

18. Temptu Airbrushing -product design apply set your makeup and maintain in pixels appeasing to the eye with photography print  work.

19. Cozzette- Makeup Palette in highly pigmented shades.

20. Kat Von D Beauty- makeup-Press and roll technique allows to set the makeup effectively.

21. Magazine-On Makeup Fall 2016

Following the Press Preview  on Saturday November 12th business forums took place ranging from topics:

  • A Career in Makeup- Gregory Arit~ Sponsored by MAC Cosmetics
  • Our Industry Today- Michael DeVellis and Guests
  • Multidimensional Makeup for Photography- Danessa Myricks
  • Here’s Where I am: Satting Your Own Success with Jordan Liberty, James Vincent, Jill Glaser, Erik Soto, Angela Wilson and Lori Taylor

Panel of Artists discussing our Makeup Industry
Top discussions during Our Industry Today segment highlighted:

The panel was facilitated  by Michael DeVellis On Makeup and TPG founder Mac Pro Powder Group

The objective What is the Artist that you want to be in the industry.

Panel Discussion  consisted of 4 industry professionals.

1. Arta 19 years beauty educator. Love the community day to day private high end client artist along with bridal industry.

2. AJ Crimson – Celebrity Makeup Artist-12 years in the industry and currently have a new cosmetic brand AJ Beauty.

3. J. Anthony Kosar of Kosart Atelier School for Entertainment Arts. FACE OFF Season 4 Champion and Award -Winning Artist.

4. Debra Dee-30 year industry veteran, transitioned over to makeup after being a hairdresser for many years. Now Head Makeup Artist for television show the Chicago Fire.

There was a great discussion … We just hung out and chatted to understand the history ; knowing renown makeup artists such as Stan Winston- key makeup artist for Dinosaur Jurassic Park, Pat McGrath- World Renowned British African American female Makeup Artist. We must the industry pushing yourself. Make you stand out!

J. Anthony Kosar
The audience in attendance at business forum

Makeup Beauty Journalist pictured with industry professionals  including:

Purchased Makeup from AJ Beauty.
Met A. Johnson FX Makeup Artist Extraordinare👍.
Industry Beauty Professionals with over 90 years of experience combined!
Wispy Lashes by Sharon Walker of Ardell.

Pictured with Danessa Myricks a dynamic artist.
Pictured with the Owner of the Makeup Show Shelly Taggar
Amazing special effects work here wee some of my favorites from the 2016 Makeup Show Chicago.

More highlights to come. Enjoy! Happy Reading!