To kick-off BET Awards Weekend, Black Beauty Roster (BBR) hosted an incredible luncheon event yesterday – Friday, June 24th – at the EDITION West Hollywood to honor top BIPOC beauty pros and industry leaders who work behind the camera. Speakers included Sir John, Larry Sims, Vernon François, Ebonee Davis, and more with a special keynote from Lori Harvey, founder and CEO of SKN by LH.
Black Beauty Roster (BBR) and Lori Harvey Host Star-Studded Luncheon to Celebrate Black Beauty Excellence at the EDITION in West Hollywood
ABOUT: Black Beauty Roster’s mission is to bring meaningful diversity across the fashion and entertainment industry by amplifying the work and talent of Black Beauty Professionals. Top talent, media, and celebrities in the industry came together to celebrate BIPOC beauty pros and industry leaders. Lori Harvey, founder and CEO of SKN by LH, presented the special keynote and Sir John presented the Allyship Award to Barry Lee Moe, the Department Head Award to Stacey Morris, the Legacy Award to Sam Fine, and finally the AJ Crimson Trailblazer Award to Kim Roxie. Event sponsors included Warner Bros. Discovery, Sephora, Kerastase, Oribe, Color of Change, and more.
Smooth ‘N Shine has evolved and expanded with 18 new products featuring a reformulation of their fan favorites, Straightening Hair Polisher and Edge Smooth Pomade, and more. Backed by Celebrity Stylist, Larry Sims the Straight and Curl collections are formulated with all hair types in mind – straight, wavy, curly and coily.
Designed to treat your tresses with whatever style you’re feeling – rock your natural curls, or go for a sleek polished look.
The Curl Line is created to empower women to embrace their natural curls. Featuring Camellia Oil and Shea Butter, this line will ensure your curls, coils, zig-zags and every texture in between are moisturized to perfection! From detangling to curl-defining, this line has your curls covered. Formulated with fine botanical oils including:
Camellia Oil – This virgin oil is known for its benefits of being highly restorative, quick-penetrating and aiding in moisturizing hair
Shea Butter – With no added chemicals, this butter soothes sensitive skin and scalp with its natural moisturizing properties
Available at Drugstores nationwide & Amazon in late-February/March; $5.99 each
The Straight Line is designed for women who want straight and sleek styles without damaging their hair. Featuring ultra-hydrating Black Seed and Coconut Oils, these products will condition and nourish hair while leaving less hair breakage. Formulated with fine botanical oils including:
Black Seed Oil – Known for strengthening hair, this oil works to promote hair growth and help in regrowing certain thinning areas on your scalp
Coconut Oil – stimulates hair growth while adding luster, shine, and softness
Available at Drugstores nationwide & Amazon in late-February/March; $3.49 each
Take a feather razor and create a chin length textured bob
Continue by using a dime sized curling barrel, wrapping hair loosely around the barrel in opposite directions leaving ends straight. Wrap pieces away from the hairline to give a water wave finish over the left eye