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  • "Meet Sabs Hernandez: The Celebrity Hairstylist and Founder of NTRL by Sabs, the Game-Changing Hair Care Brand"


    Sabrina Rowe Holdsworth, also known as "Sabs," is a celebrity hairstylist and the founder of NTRL by Sabs, a hair care line dedicated to providing natural and organic products to women of color. With over 15 years of experience in the beauty industry, Sabs has established herself as a respected authority on hair styling and care.

    Sabs' journey in the beauty industry began when she was just 15 years old, working in her aunt's salon in the Bronx. She quickly fell in love with the craft and began attending beauty school while still in high school. After completing her studies, Sabs worked at a number of salons and gained valuable experience working with a diverse range of clients.

    Sabs' talent and passion for hair styling soon caught the attention of celebrities and she began working with notable figures such as Alicia Keys, Tyra Banks, and Taraji P. Henson. She quickly became known for her ability to create versatile and natural-looking hairstyles that complemented her clients' unique features and personalities.

    In addition to her work as a hairstylist, Sabs has also been a vocal advocate for natural and organic hair care products. After experiencing firsthand the negative effects of harsh chemicals on her own hair, she set out to create a line of products that would cater specifically to women of color and provide a safer and more nourishing alternative.

    NTRL by Sabs offers a range of products, including shampoos, conditioners, and styling products that are made with natural and organic ingredients such as coconut oil, shea butter, and aloe vera. Sabs' commitment to sustainability is also reflected in the brand's packaging, which is made from recycled materials.

    Sabs' expertise and dedication to natural hair care have earned her numerous accolades, including being named one of the top hairstylists by The Hollywood Reporter and Essence Magazine. She has also been featured in a number of media outlets, including Vogue, Glamour, and Allure.

    Despite her success, Sabs remains humble and grounded. She is dedicated to giving back to her community and often volunteers her time and talents to provide hair services to women in need. She is also a mentor to young women who aspire to follow in her footsteps, sharing her knowledge and experience to help them achieve their goals.

    In conclusion, Sabrina Rowe Holdsworth, or Sabs, is a talented and accomplished hairstylist who has made a name for herself in the beauty industry. Her commitment to natural and organic hair care has not only benefited her clients but has also helped to promote a healthier and more sustainable approach to hair care. With her talent, passion, and dedication, Sabs is sure to continue making a positive impact in the beauty industry for years to come.

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  • Josie Maran Presented by FGI "Beauty on Beauty"

    Josie Maran Presented by FGI "Beauty on Beauty"

    Fashion Group International  had a special evening for its members with Josie Maran at Space 530 in NYC on September 28th.  Josie Maran is a former supermodel and the founder of Josie Maran Cosmetics, a luxury beauty brand made with Argan Oil.  Their company motto is 'Luxury with a Conscience'. 

     After seeing a Maybelline commercial with Christy Turlington when she was a child, Josie Maran prayed daily to become a Maybelline model.  She started modeling at the young age of 12 and her prayer became reality when she got a 10 year contract to be a Maybelline model at age 21.  Josie started Josie Maran Cosmetics in 2007, with 100% fair trade Argan oil as the signature ingredient.  Josie Maran products have gained a lot of fans and Josie was recently awarded the Eco-Award  from the United Nations and Fashion for Development Group.   Josie Maran Cosmetics is changing the world by making healthy beauty products that are eco-friendly.

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  • OCRF's 18th Annual Super Saturday

    On Saturday, July 25th the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund held their 18th annual Super Saturday event in Water Mill, NY. Hosted by Donna Karan and Kelly Ripa, the annual event is a daylong fundraiser complete with a designer garage sale, kids' carnival, and luxury raffle. Some of the designers with heavily discounted merchandise included: Donna Karan, DVF, Vince, Henri Bendel, Marc Jacobs, and Brooks Brothers (who were selling merchandise for $10 a piece in the event's last hour!) 

    In addition to shopping,  guests enjoyed a braid bar from PRIV, messages, and make up touch ups from Tre'StiQue. New York and Southampton hot spot Sant Ambroeus catered the event providing food and gourmet treats all day. 

    OCRF and QVC united once again for “QVC Presents Super Saturday LIVE,” a live, on-site broadcast which offered viewers nationwide the chance to purchase premier fashion, beauty, jewelry, accessories and home items for half the suggested.

    by Angeli Kakade

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  • The Village Voice's Dec 5th "Holiday Spirits" Tasting Event








    New York, NY - November 13, 2013 -The Village Voice announces the second round of spirits for their new tasting event, "The Village Voice Holiday Spirits"
    on Thursday, December 5th, 2013. The date commemorates the 80th anniversary of the day that ended the Prohibition era. For tickets, visit: www.villagevoice.com/holidayspirits

    "Holiday Spirits" focuses on bringing event goers samples of New York City's top distillers and drinks from top notch local brands, as well as a sprinkling of national ones. Newly announced spirits offering unlimited tastings include Black Dirt Distilling (Pine Island, NY), Brooklyn Winery (Brooklyn, NY), Brotherhood, America's Oldest Winery (Washingtonville, NY), Finger Lakes Distilling (Finger Lakes, NY), Scorpion Mezcal (New York, NY/Oaxaca), Ste. Michelle Wine Estates (Woodinville, WA), Van Brunt Stillhouse (Brooklyn, NY), and White Pike Whiskey (Finger Lakes, NY).

    Previously announced spirits include Atsby Vermouth (New York, NY), Barefoot Wine & Bubbly (Modesto, CA), Barrow's Intense Ginger Liqueur (Brooklyn, NY), Breuckelen Distilling (Brooklyn, NY), Brooklyn Gin (Brooklyn, NY), Catskill Distilling Company (Bethel, NY) Cooperstown Distillery (Cooperstown, NY), Death's Door Spirits (Washington Island, WI), Dutch's Spirits (Pine Plains, NY), El Buho Mezcal (Brooklyn, NY/Oaxaca), Greenhook Ginsmiths (Brooklyn, NY), Jack from Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY), Long Island Spirits (Long Island, NY), Nahmias et Fils Distillery (Yonkers, NY), Owney's Rum (New York, NY), Tirado Distillery (Bronx, NY), Tuthilltown Spirits (Gardiner, NY) and more to be announced soon.

    A drink menu highlighting each of the brand's spirited offerings will be available on the event website, www.villagevoice.com/holidayspirits this week.

    Highlights of this year's complimentary passed hors d'oeuvres include Pork Arepa with Oaxacan Cheese & Micro Cilantro, Crab Cakes with Tartar Sauce & Lemon Wedges and Zucchini Cupcakes with Avocado Cream Cheese Frosting & Pea Shoots.

    Musical entertainment for the night will set the tone for each of the event's two floors. One floor will feature The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn, a 5-piece jazz, swing and blues band that will transport guests back to the days of Speakeasies and Prohibition. On the floor above, DJ Tim Martell - an MTV VMA Official after-party DJ and opener for massive acts like Beyonce and Robin Thicke - will offer guests a more modern musical selection. Known for his unparalleled cross-genre mixes, DJ Tim Martell is sure to impress the Holiday Spirits guests with his seamless, lengthy, and perfect blends.

    The event will be held at Studio Square in Long Island City, Queens and will run from 7:30PM - 10:30PM with a VIP-Only Preview Hour from 6:30PM - 7:30PM. Holiday Spirits will offer all ticketholders unlimited sampling, complimentary hors d'oeuvres, a souvenir glass, and picturesque views of the lit Manhattan skyline. VIP guests will be offered one hour of early admission to the event and a commemorative VIP Wine Tote filled with goodies. VIP and General Admission tickets are still available. Group Rate Tickets can now be purchased for $5 off per ticket/10 or more using code HSPARTY at check out. For tickets, visit www.villagevoice.com/holidayspirits.

    Studio Square and Sterling Affair Caterers are official partners of 2013 The Village Voice's Holiday Spirits Tasting Event. Sponsors for the event are Asahi, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Green Mountain Energy, Marshall, Seamless.com and Whole Foods Market.

    The Village Voice's Holiday Spirits Tasting Event

    Thursday, December 5, 2013

    VIP Tickets: $70

    General Admission Tickets: $50

    Group Tickets ($5 discount/10 or more): $45 with code HSPARTY

    6:30 - 7:30 PM - VIP PREVIEW HOUR

    7:30 - 10:30 PM - GENERAL EVENT

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