Eva Mendes collection for New York and Company

From what we hear Eva Mendes is a new a mom and a burgeoning fashion mogul. We can attest that her fashion “baby” is almost as cute as her real life daughter. Last week Eva’s camp threw a fun publicity stunt in NYC by presenting her latest collection during rush hour near Madison Square park. Bravo it was fun and drew a crowd of onlookers who danced with the models and pulled out their cell phones to take pictures. The model were a hot selection of women in various sizes and shapes all looking fabulous in Eva’s collection. MVI_6478


Dark and Lovely Au Naturale and Everyday People do a stylish Sunday Brunch

Dark and Lovely Au Naturale and Everyday People teamed up to host THE hottest Style Suite & Brunch. It was a fun filled celebration of natural hair and beauty at The DL in New York City as Dark and Lovely celebrated its breakthrough Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage and Au Naturale Anti-Breakage lines: a range of treatment and styling products designed to address the unique needs of naturally curly hair textures!
We had the following notables attend: Chef Roblé (Celebrity chef and member of the Everyday People crew), Saada Ahmed (Everyday People crew), Geneva S. Thomas (star of BRAVO’s Blood, Sweat and Heels), Amanda Seales (comedian, host and DJ), Chrissy Lampkin (stylist, fashion designer and reality TV personality), Olivia (R&B singer and reality TV personality), Cappie Pondexter (WNBA basketball player for the New York Liberty), Les Nubians (R&B Grammy-nominated musical duo), Wakeema Hollis (Au Naturale model), DJ Rich Knight (One of NYC’s hottest DJ’s), Johnny Wright (SoftSheen-Carson Artistic Style Director and celebrity stylist) and Mezei Jefferson (Softsheen-Carson Director of Education).
Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Breakage collection helps strengthen strands by reducing breakage, helping hair grow up to 4 inches yearly. Formulated with a powerful combination of nurturing ingredients including, honey and Guarana Root, Au Naturale Anti-Breakage is the first damage-fighting full regimen; it leaves hair shiny, supple, stronger and healthy-looking. Comprised of four exclusive products, the Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Breakage treatment line includes:
  • Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Breakage Root-To-Tip Mender: Helps prevent split-ends before they start and leaves ends resilient, healthy and strong.
  • Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Breakage Tension Release Wash: Soothes dry scalp and hair while rebuilding hair elasticity.
  • Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Breakage Strength Restoring Conditioner: Replenishes hair with necessary nutrients to stimulate hair growth.
  • Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Breakage Super Softening Hair Butter: Moisturizes and reconstructs damaged hair for a supple, shiny finish.
Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage provides the nourishment and conditioning treatment that natural hair has been craving, leaving previously unruly hair manageable and free of frizz and shrinkage. This maintenance and styling line is infused with mango oil and bamboo milk to provide all-day hydration, elongation, definition and nourishment for all curl types. The Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage line includes:
  • Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage Hydrating Soak Shampoo: Cleanses and provides a rich, quick lather that brings moisture to hair and scalp.
  • Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage Beyond Gentle & Sulfate-Free Wash: Gently cleanses daily product build-up and is perfect for frequent washing.
  • Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage Knot Out Conditioner: Moisturizing conditioner that provides the ease of detangling you crave. Hair is immediately softened, easy to comb through, and protected from dryness.
  • Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage Cleansing Conditioner A-La-Crème: Silicone-free cowash cleanses without the squeaks and replenishes dry, dehydrated curls and coils with nourishing moisture. Made gentle and lightweight for frequent use. 
  • Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage Curl Defining Crème Glaze: Defines each coil with the perfect amount of hold for curly and wavy styles creating healthy looking, frizz –free, silky ringlets.
  • Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage Coil Moisturizing Soufflé: Moisturizing delight with a low crunchless hold that instantly defines and softens tight curls and coils.
  • Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage Sheen Sealing Nectar: Conditions both hair and scalp while providing a succulent sheen.
  • Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage 10-IN-1 Styles Gelee: Offers multiple styling options with crunchless firm hold in just one jar: two-strand twists, faux hawks, flat twists, coils, bantu knots, cornrows, twist-outs, braid-outs, bantu knot-outs, and coil-outs. Only a small amount is needed to achieve a frizz-controlled, elongated, defined look that lasts.
The Dark and Lovely® Au Naturale Anti-Breakage and Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage lines are specially formulated to address the unique needs of naturally curly hair textures. Whether your hair type is curly, wavy, kinky or coiled, these unique recipes address every curly girl’s treatment and styling needs.
The Dark and Lovely Au Naturale collections are now available in mass, drug and beauty supply stores nationwide for $9.99 each.