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VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE: Beauty, Fashion And Makeup Heaven Made Its Way To The LA Convention Center For Two, Fabulous Days Of Beautycon LA!

17 Aug


“You don’t need lipstick, lipstick needs you.” You know what’s the most beautiful thing in this world? Read the first word of that sentence. Beauty comes in all different shapes and forms and that’s exactly what was celebrated at the incredible and fabulous, two-day Beautycon LA festival. Beautycon is a spectacular festival that has made a great impact both nationally and internationally. With festivals that have taken place in Los Angeles, New York, London, Dubai, and beyond – each festival celebrates beauty within, fashion and amazing, makeup trends. Beautycon has clearly been having a lot of marvelous successes and this year’s Beautycon LA was definitely bigger and better than years before. With its first two-day festival, the 2017 Beautycon LA had even more celebrities, influencers, brands and excellent, makeup enthusiasts who were all able to connect at the terrific event.

The sensational Beautycon LA festival took place on Saturday, August 12th and Sunday, August 13th and both days were filled with tons of unforgettable highlights, awesome, beauty tips and tricks, and tons of makeup fanatics that had a wonderful time celebrating Beautycon’s main message that “Everyone is beautiful and beauty is power.” As soon as you stepped inside the LA Convention Center, where Beautycon was held, you would have been in beauty, fashion and makeup heaven with all of the brilliant brands and fan-favorite companies that were present at the event.

Maybelline was present at the event promoting their brand new Maybelline x Shayla collection. CND Vinylux gave Beautycon attendees a special treat with some fabulous manicures that shined extra bright with sparkles. Other brands and companies that had a big presence at Beautycon LA include Chapstick, Grande Cosmetics, L’Oreal, NYX, PrettyLittleThing, Revlon, Wet ‘N Wild, Wildflower, Redken, LipSmacker, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Jay Manuel Beauty, and many more.

Day 1 of Beautycon LA kicked off in a wonderful way. Beautycon LA attendees were left in awe with a special appearance by the beauty icon herself, Ms. Tyra Banks. In addition, queen Zendaya had a fantastic time meeting all of her fans at the event. Celebrities that attended Beautycon Day 1 include Laverne Cox, Willow Shields, Jay Manuel, Alisha Marie, Amber Rose, Ireland Baldwin, Larsen Thompson, Jordyn Jones, and many others.

The following day of Beautycon LA was just as awe-inspiring with an exciting and highly-anticipated appearance from Chrissy Teigan and musical phenomenon, John Legend. Chrissy Teigan had an excellent time participating in the Fireside Chat. Jaden Smith was also in attendance at the event and looked super cool and oh, so fashionable. Other celebs who joined in on the Beautycon LA fun during day 2 include Simone Biles, Amanda Steele, Twan Kuyper, Jay Manuel, Gabriel and Jess Conte, Madisyn Shipman, Sammy Wilk, Ingrid Nilsen, and many more.

Each and every year, Beautycon continues to outdo itself with an even greater festival than the years prior. Beautycon is a phenomenal festival that recognizes what it takes to redefine beauty, diversity and inclusion as well as celebrate culture and a woke community. Beautycon is a place that welcomes everyone and is one marvelous event that friends, families and people of all ages can go to and feel comfortable, appreciated, and know that they are in a safe environment celebrating beauty both on the inside and out.

I, Alexisjoyvipaccess had the greatest honor of covering Beautycon LA again and I can say that Beautycon is definitely one of the most stellar events on this planet. Check out some VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE photos below from my coverage of Beautycon LA and check out interviews with your favorite celebrities from Beautycon LA on!

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VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE: Goodies Galore – Great Brands Join GBK’s Gifting Suite For The MTV Movie & TV Awards!

6 May

Photo Credits: @GBK_Productions on Instagram

The epic 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards will be making history with one of its greatest and biggest award shows yet on May 7, 2017, so what better way to celebrate the highly-anticipated event than with some incredible brands at one phenomenal gifting suite?! The renowned GBK Productions hosted a special gifting suite on May 5 and May 6, 2017 at the LUXE Hotel in Beverly Hills, California to get guests even more excited for the outstanding MTV Movie & TV Awards. GBK Productions is known for bringing together top-notch, luxurious brands and profound celebrities at some of the most magnificent events and any and every event hosted by GBK Productions is truly a memorable one.

As soon as you step inside the event held at the penthouse of the LUXE Hotel, you will be immersed in a gifting suite heaven with goodies galore. First up at the gifting suite is Grande Cosmetics. This fabulous makeup brand, which you can also get at Sephora, has been featured in CosmopolitanGlamourInStyle and many more. Grande Cosmetics has been receiving a great buzz from customers, celebrities, and magazines, and the buzz is truly worthy. Grande Cosmetics is known for its spectacular products including its GrandeLASH-MD which helps lash growth and can provide incredible and awe-inspiring results as well as its GrandeLips lip plumper, which is perfect to use when you’re out and about or under your matte lipstick to help prevent your lips from cracking. This sensational cosmetics line also has products for eyebrows and hair. Needless to say Grande Cosmetics is definitely a beauty product must-have for every makeup lover!


When you’re watching the MTV Movie & TV Awards, one essential thing that you need to have is lots and lots of yummy snacks! Well, your go-to should be IPS’ all natural snacks. Not only are IPS snacks super delicious, but they’re healthy too. Yes, you read that right, they’re healthy, so you won’t feel bad about eating one or two full bags of this scrumptious treat. IPS snacks doesn’t use any artificial colors, flavors, or MSG. In fact, IPS snacks are even non-GMO and the snacks do not have any trans fat. We all have our own “guilty-pleasure” but with IPS snacks, you don’t have to feel guilty about loving it oh, so much!


Also present at the GBK gifting suite is Thoughtfully. Thoughtfully makes gift-giving… easy! We all know how hard it is to get your loved ones a gift that they will enjoy; but with Thoughtfully, each gift set is filled with love, joy, and tons of cute goodies that everyone is bound to love. Everyone who gets a Thoughtfully gift will be thrilled with such a thoughtful gift. Thoughtfully has tons of gift sets – from its “Apple Pie Love Story” gift set, perfect for every apple pie lover (it’s getting us hungry just thinking about it!) to a Mom’s Survival Kit, Breakfast in Bed, a Birthday Cupcake and more. You will definitely be known as the greatest gift-giver by giving a gift from Thoughtfully.

Another incredibly cute company at the gifting suite was DateBox. Thinking of fun and unique dates can sometimes be a little tough, but DateBox helps make your upcoming dates even more memorable, creative, and exciting. Every month, DateBox sends you a date in a box so you can enjoy some quality time with your partner. From receiving a dance class DVD to show off your dance skills with your lover or learning how to make sushi, DateBox makes dating even more magical. It’s definitely worth the subscription and DateBox will help with fun date ideas that you may have never thought of before.

It was also time to get colorful at the GBK gifting suite with Debra Lee. DIY artist and entrepreneur, Debra Lee was at the event and got everyone’s artistic side out with her excellent, coloring templates. We all know how relaxing and therapeutic coloring can be for both children and adults and Debra Lee brought some extra fun at the event by having attendees take a crayon and color on her marvelous COLORME canvas. Debra Lee even gave guests the chance to take a piece of art with them back home with a postcard that guests can color in as well as a beautiful necklace made by Debra Lee herself. It was so wonderful to see art and entertainment come together with Debra Lee’s terrific canvas and she also created the artistic step and repeat for the event.

Changing the face of backpacks and guitar bags (literally) is BOLDFACE. We all know what it’s like to get a backpack or guitar bag with some sort of design on it, only to want to change the design of it within the next couple of months. Well, with BOLDFACE you can do exactly that! BOLDFACE is a remarkable company that allows you to express yourself in many ways through your backpack or guitar bag. Getting tired of how your backpack or guitar bag is looking? No worries! With BOLDFACE’s interchangeable custom printed “face” panel, you can easily change your bag’s look and make it your own. Whether you want to customize it with a picture of your loved one or one of your pets, put a quote, or even your favorite band, BOLDFACE gives you the opportunity to swap out a new “face” panel for your bag without having to get a new backpack or guitar bag. BOLDFACE makes the perfect gift for others as well as yourself and it’s an awesome way to rock your backpack or guitar bag with your own personal flair and style!

There were mouthwatering burgers and fries from Son of A Bun at the event for guests to enjoy after a great time getting all gifted up. If you want to try one of the best burgers and the greatest fries you’ll ever taste, then you should definitely head on over to Son of A Bun!

I, Alexisjoyvipaccess had an extraordinary time attending GBK’s gifting suite for the MTV Movie & TV Awards! Check out some more photos below from my attendance at the event and be sure to check out all of these magnificent brands from the awesome gifting suite.

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