Monthly Archives: November 2011
Wednesday evening, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show aired on CBS with no shortage of sparkle, pink and angel wings. Nicki Minaj pranced up and down the extremely long runway performing her hit single “Super Bass”. Just in case you missed it, watch the performance below.
Kanye West also performed at the Fashion Show but first explained how he was supposed to perform “Stronger” in 2007 before his mother passed. After his slight throwback performance he surprised the audience by bringing out his other half, Jay-Z. The power duo performed “Paris” to a standing crowd. Watch both performances below.
I thought Beyoncé was the queen of videos but Wale just might have her beat. Mr. Ambition drops another video for “Barry Sanders” plus a teaser to his label mate’s upcoming video. Keep them coming Wale!
Beyoncé debuts her video for they sexy “Dance For You” track. The video has an old time feel as it is a tribute to film noir. Queen B will be unveiling the video tonight on E! News but you can see it here.
A visual for Robin Thicke‘s first single, “Love After War”, off of his fifth album titled Love After War. The video was director was directed by Hype Williams and stars Thicke’s wife Paula Patton. Look out for Love After War which hits shelves December 6th, just in time for Christmas.
On Friday, Ginger + Liz held a pampering event for “bloggers they love” at Noho’s Lali Lali Salon. Girl Meets PR was lucky enough to be in attendance for the event that was a launch for their new Winter colors:
Better Off Without You – bright/burnt orange
Jeggings (my personal favorite) – royal bluish
Health is Wealth – the good kind of green
Skin Tight – barely there nude shade
Demi Cup – a light, playful pink
The event was truly a girl’s night out with complimentary Ginger + Liz manicures in addition to chair massages and blow outs by Lali Lali Salon Gallery. Rounding out the night was cocktails by Barefoot Wine & Bubbly and Hors d’oeuvres from Seasoned Vegan.
The line has been steadily growing since its creation in 2009. The nail polish is available at select salons in NYC and on their website www.gingerandliz.com. The polishes are a bit more pricey than Essie and OPI brands, but could definitely be worth the investment for those looking for trendy, eco-friendly nail polish. See the NEW colors below!
Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin pose for MAC Cosmetic’s charity 2012 campaign. The promo shots were photographed by David LaChapelle and the shoot was all the about the new lip colors. The new lipsticks, which will be called VivaGlam Nicki and VivaGlam Ricky, will come in two very cute shades of pink. 100% of the sales will be donated to help fight HIV/AIDS. According to MAC, the charity has already raised $224 million since it launched in 1994.
Other faces of this campaign include Lady Gaga, Fergie, Naomi Campbell, Cyndi Lauper and Linda Evangelista.
Wale must be feeling extra giving. This is the third visual he gives us this week and I’m not complaining. Dedicated to all of the “ambitious girls”, Wale’s official video tribute has been released and packaged with a Ambitious Girl t-shirt and necklace bundle! The bundle cost $39.99 and can be purchased at www.ralphfolarin.com
Stumbled open this video in the midst of all of the recent lip gloss news. It’s slightly dated but thought it was a “must share”. Watch some behind the scenes footage and an exclusive up and close interview with model and entrepreneur Keyshia Dior as she opens up about building her KA’OIR Cosmetics brand.
On Tuesday, Miami Basketball Wife Jennifer Williams hosted a launch party/shopping event for her LUCID Lip Gloss line in NYC at the Big Drop. Williams plans to expand her brand by adding eye shadow, blushes and jewelry in the future.
In other beauty news, Williams’ Basketball Wives co-star Evelyn Lozada has recently been announced as the new face of Secret Kisses lipstick and lip gloss line. “I’ve loved makeup all my life, and lipstick is the starting point of my day,” said Lozada. “Whether I want to be bold, flirty, saucy or natural, being a part of the Secret Kisses brand allows me the opportunity to be all of those things and I’m excited!”
Looks like the former besties have entered into a beauty brand rivalry. Secret Kisses had to know that adopting Evelyn would stir up some press opportunities. Smart… I guess. Battle of the brands. I love it!