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Union Beauty Lab Offers Paramedical Microblading Techniques Performed by a Master Artist

March 28, 2022 – Dallas, TX – Combining the skills of a master artist and paramedical professional, Bianca, the owner of Union Beauty Lab, has a background that is here to help clients who are looking for that ultimate eyebrow–lip appearance. Alongside this, the expert offers permanent eyeliner, beauty marks, freckles, and scar camouflage. So, plenty of ways you can get yourself pampered!  

Working in the industry for the last five years, Bianca now specializes in treating women who have lost their hair. Many clients are 35 or older and may have a history of over-plucking their brows, living with health concerns and diseases, or losing their hair due to age. Some women may also be dealing with hyperpigmentation issues as well and could be looking for a way to correct those blemishes.

Microblading, which may also be known as feather stroke brows, 3D brows, micro stroking, or micro-pigmentation, is a method of implanting color pigment into the skin to make the appearance of hair strokes. Small, disposable needles are used to essentially tattoo new colors into place. This is a semi-permanent cosmetic tattoo that gives you long-lasting results. There’s an extensive catalog of services you can look at for your preferred brow treatment such as powder brows (for the oily skin types), brow ombre, brow lightening, etc. 

Microblading is used by people all over the world, and it’s available for both men and women who want to look their best. Bianca focuses on natural-looking work. Unlike the bold brows that are seen on celebrities, she provides natural-looking microblading techniques that are subtle and light-handed. Nonetheless, for those who face the issues of thicker and darker brows, this expert also has a solution for you called brow lightening. 

Not all procedures are the same. In fact, some skin tones and conditions make microblading and lip blushing more complicated. That’s why she has placed an emphasis on learning to work with blondes because blonde brows are among the most difficult to complete and match well. Bianca’s medical and artistic background has encouraged her to work with more challenging treatments and to focus on helping her clients get the final look that they’d like to achieve. 

For clients with dark lips, hyperpigmentation, and other blemishes, she offers lip blushing. This procedure helps neutralize the appearance of dark spots and blemishes. The lip blushing treatment neutralizes melanin and takes care of changing the color of the lips to a color that the client is happy with.

After treatment, expect to spend one to two weeks with some irritation and a “foggy” look to the area. After that, around week four, the skin heals completely and makes the new pigment more visible. Two sessions are suggested for most people, with the second session, the enhancement session, set for six to eight weeks following the initial appointment. The second appointment is used to perfect the color and to make sure that the new color is symmetrical. Additionally, this is when more density may be added to areas that still appear sparse. 

While treatments start at around $700 to $900 for the first application, Bianca is proud to state that the retention of the work lasts longer thanks to the advanced methods she uses. To the clients who are looking for a better return on their investment, this is great news. Clients can expect an average retention rate of around 18 months to two years, which is far above the average of one year of retention in the industry. It’s possible to schedule a one-year follow-up for touch-ups. Some people may need them more or less often depending on their skincare routines, lifestyle, and overall health.

Union Beauty Lab was recently featured in the Dallas Voyage, while Bianca herself was interviewed in Paper City. With a record of over 1,000 treatments under her belt and over 5,000 hours of specialized training, Bianca is prepared to work with people dealing with all kinds of lip and brow concerns. 

As a paramedical microblading clinician, Bianca believes in offering these tattooing procedures as a luxury medical treatment that helps clients feel and look their best. Clients travel from outside the state to get the ultimate expert treatment provided by her, so an appointment is highly recommended. Book your appointment today by reaching out at (214) 945-0099. 

Learn more about Union Beauty Lab by visiting the website today and discovering images on Instagram.

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HER Week; HER Fayetteville, A celebration for International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month

 

 

(Fayetteville, N.C.) –

 

A group of women leaders from the City of Fayetteville, Center for Economic Empowerment & Development (CEED), The Women of Power Society, Piedmont Natural Gas, Coldwell Banker, Public Works Commission (PWC), and Fayetteville Greater Chamber swiftly came together to develop an idea around celebrating International Women’s Day (March 8th) and Women’s History Month (March) with an inclusive event for women, thus HER Week; HER Fayetteville was created. HER Week; HER Fayetteville, will be a week of events starting on Monday, March 7th through Friday, March 11th where registrants will participate in both in-person around the city and virtual events online on Facebook @herweeknc and @wbcfay.

The mission of HER Week; HER Fayetteville is to celebrate and empower women through education, networking, mentoring, and partnerships to promote opportunities for all women throughout Fayetteville. Efforts to celebrate HER Week; HER Fayetteville will focus on Heart, Equality, and Resilience, celebrating International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month.

The recent pandemic created an even greater gap in the resources and needs of women in our community. As we find ourselves slowly moving forward into recovery, it is more important than ever to build an environment where we incite positive change and strengthen community connections. “Fayetteville was the home of the first SBA supported Women’s Business Center in the state of NC, I am proud to say that was here at CEED. The pandemic showed us our work is not done. Now more than ever, we must continue to provide analysis, education, medical assistance, childcare assistance, business training, and loan funds for women. We need to continue to develop programs and policies with a better understanding of the needs of women in our community that will ultimately help them to succeed.” said Suzy Hrabovsky, Executive Director, CEED and Co-Chair of HER Week; HER Fayetteville

HER Week; HER Fayetteville makes a purposeful distinction using the word ‘HER’ because it is possessive and speaks to the empowerment of women to create the community they want to see. It symbolizes women taking ownership for HER Week; HER Fayetteville and leading HER Community. HER Week; HER Fayetteville will become a part of our community’s local fabric with events to celebrate, motivate, and empower women. As we roll out HER Week; HER Fayetteville, other community partners are coming to the table in collaboration such as Greater Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce, Greater Fayetteville United, and Cool Spring Downtown District and we look forward to many more. 

 “The City of Fayetteville is excited to be a founding partner in HER Week; HER Fayetteville. The vision for the City is to be a culturally diverse and inclusive city that is safe, prosperous, innovative, and unified.  HER Week; HER Fayetteville collaboration advances this vision with actions designed to contribute to the progress of women in our community, ensuring opportunities to flourish in career, in family, in community, and in business” said Rebecca Jackson, City of Fayetteville’s Chief of Staff and Co-Chair of HER Week; HER Fayetteville. 

 

HER Week; HER Fayetteville Itinerary:

 

Monday, March 7 – #HERFayetteville Kick-Off Brunch Day

Cape Fear Botanical Gardens for event set up. Guests will arrive for a celebratory brunch at 10:00 AM and will open with a City of Fayetteville Proclamation from the City of Fayetteville Mayor, a special keynote delivery from Elaine Marshall, NC Secretary of State, as well as other inspirational activities and speakers highlighting women’s advancements in leadership, community, and business. Participants will receive a special gift bag with goodies promoting the event as well as other gifts and coupons from other businesses in the area. Tickets are available online starting at $38 (scholarships available for those that qualify – See event page for details)

Tuesday, March 8 – #HERStory Day

Fayetteville women will take to social media to share their personal stories of strength and success in their communities. Women will receive prompts via email once they are registered. WBCFAY will be promoting locally known authors/ clientele from the WBCFay Facebook page. The Cumberland County Library will be sharing a special reading list of Women’s History Books to read. There is also a MYSTERY POPUP evening networking event planned – Must be registered to receive location!

Wednesday, March 9 – #HERHealth Day

This day will be all virtual events! This may involve us doing fun exercises on a zoom video or talking about our mental and physical health. Wear your #HERFayetteville T-Shirts! (TSHIRTS Available for purchase online at herweek.org or Facebook @herweeknc)

Thursday, March 10 – #HERPitch Day

This event will be held at Segra Stadium with up to $10,000 in grants provided to the best pitches from local small businesses. The funding for the grants is provided by CEED Women’s Fund and the City of Fayetteville Developmental Department. Leading up to this Pitch competition event, WBCFAY will be giving training on “How to Pitch Your Business”. Participants will send in their slides/applications to WBCFAY. Everyone is invited to view the competition live at Segra from 1pm until 4pm when the winner will be announced. Seating limited must register to be in the audience. No fee but prior registration required.

Friday, March 11 – #HERBusiness Day

Tag your favorite woman-owned businesses in Fayetteville and stay tuned for the for business grand openings we have planned for this day by WBCFAY and the Chamber of Commerce. You MUST register to get your invites! Cool Spring District will be providing Cool Spring District Woman-Owned businesses with a special window decal celebrating Woman’s History Month.

 

HER Week; HER Fayetteville would not be possible without the generous contributions from our inaugural sponsors: 2022 HER Week current sponsors:

•       The City of Fayetteville including the Economic and Community Development Department supporting HER Pitch

•       CEED

•       Women of Power Society of NC

•       Caldwell Banker

•       Piedmont Natural Gas

•       Greater Fayetteville Chamber

•       Public Works Commission

•       Fayetteville State University

 

 

For more information and ticket purchases, please visit www.herweek.org or follow us on Facebook at @herweeknc. 

 

 

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About The Center for Economic Empowerment & Development:

The Center for Economic Empowerment & Development, CEED, a 501 (c)3 organization that promotes economic and personal development. CEED is home to two programs: The Women’s Business Center of Fayetteville and CEED Capital, a microlending program.  Our mission is to promote growth, productiveness, and well-being through business services counseling, education, information, advocacy programs, and providing small business loans to microbusinesses. CEED works with other community agencies to achieve this goal and has a solid history of helping socially and economically disadvantaged women, men, and families through our specialized programs. CEED delivers a $10 million per year impact to the Sandhills Region of North Carolina through programs. To learn more about CEED, please visit www.ncceed.org

 

The City of Fayetteville is a dynamic, culturally-rich community committed to high performance, transparency, and innovation. Directly adjacent to Fort Bragg, Fayetteville is home to more than 210,000 residents. The mission of the City is to provide sustainable, high-quality public services for our communities to thrive and businesses to grow. With creative energy, vibrant history, and compassionate people, Fayetteville always finds a way. That’s why we are America’s Can Do City. To learn more about the City of Fayetteville and City departments or services, please visit Fayetteville the mission of HER Week; HER Fayetteville is to celebrate and empower women through education, networking, mentoring, and partnerships to promote opportunities for all women throughout Fayetteville. Efforts to celebrate HER Week; HER Fayetteville will focus on Heart, Equality, and Resilience, celebrating International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month follow. us on Facebook or Instagram.  

 

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Las Vegas Tech Foundation, GlobalSoko, Launched an Unveiling of the Virtual eCommerce Marketplace, DadaSoko, during the Desert Fashion Empowering Young Women Entrepreneurs in Africa

GlobalSoko Foundation officially launched the DadaSoko Global Virtual Marketplace with an Afro Winter Wear in the Desert Fashion Show at the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas Saturday evening, December 4, 2021.

DadaSoko, Swahili for “SisterMarket”, is a self-sustaining global eCommerce ecosystem that provides digital tools, mentorship, and financial support to help empower young female entrepreneurs in Africa. In addition, the DadaSoko marketplace will provide women direct access to fashion consumers overseas, first focusing on the United States.

The founders saw a need to help women overcome their unique challenges in Africa and the developing world and grow their businesses by giving them access to global markets. 

To kick off the fashion event and unveiling of the marketplace and designers, The Honourable Esther Passaris, Member of Parliament and Woman’s Representative from Nairobi, addressed the crowd to describe, from her perspective as a prominent socialpreneur and philanthropist, the importance of DadaSoko for the young women entrepreneurs in Kenya.

Models then showcased the variety of exclusive men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing, jewelry, and accessories, all exclusively designed, hand-made, and marketed by a new generation of talented young women from Africa.

Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur, author, and blockchain, AI, NFT, and DeFi expert Jorden Woods spoke about the cutting edge technology infrastructure that powers the DadaSoko Global Virtual Marketplace.

You can find the designers, such as, Hando Afrikan Designs, VaaLeo, Hailey Kollection, Umbo Collection, Janeqo Arts, Musi Collection and many more, now live on the DadaSoko . Com marketplace.

Featured styles were the coordinated fashion ensembles and matching mother-daughter and father-son clothing designs.Pete Munyasia, GlobalSoko Foundation Director of International Operations, gave the closing remarks before the invitation-only audience of supporters, sponsors, and investors. “Thank you all for coming out tonight to celebrate this important milestone with us. Tonight, you have seen for yourselves how your involvement with GlobalSoko is already making a social impact in Africa, empowering thousands of young women entrepreneurs and transforming their lives and benefiting entire communities of underserved people.”

Kenya Television Network KTN sent a reporter to attend the event, as the DadaSoko project has attracted a large amount of national interest in Kenya among prominent government officials, including senators and Members of Parliament.

“The technologies that empower these talented young women entrepreneurs to expand their business opportunities to the world outside of their neighborhoods and villages were conceived and built right here in Las Vegas. This includes technology for financial aid and a unique split-payment system that is the foundation for creating DadaSoko as a self-sustaining economic ecosystem,” said Moses Kusasira, President of GlobalSoko Foundation, Inc. in a post-event interview.

About GlobalSoko Foundation, Inc.: GlobalSoko Foundation is a Las Vegas based non-profit social impact charity, dedicated to eliminating barriers to opportunity and providing technology solutions that transform, empower, and uplift the lives of people in underserved communities around the world. GlobalSokoFoundation. org

About Social Media Gateways, Inc.: Social Media Gateways is a Las Vegas based technology company providing software in the fintech, marketing, and social commerce space. SocialMediaGateways. com

More About DadaSoko.com: The eCommerce platform, DadaSoko, has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as being one of the top 6 best new online technology payment and ai shopping experiences. With their innovative business and charitable model that allows for low-cost ordering and collaborative stylizing of western and eastern culture, the organization is committed to expanding access to quality products for consumers in emerging markets. This is accomplished through a joint project between two Las Vegas based organizations; GlobalSoko Foundation supplies the project funding through a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, along with training and organizational support in conjunction with the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) – Kenya, while Social Media Gateways provides the digital business transformation technologies that power the DadaSoko Global Virtual Marketplace platform.

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New York City’s Faith & Fashion Icon Pens Inspiring Opus in a Fight for Her Life

The House of Faith and Fashion: What My Wardrobe Taught Me About G-d releases on May 13th, 2021 and is a collection of essays and conversations that fuse together fashion and faith — two subjects that are traditionally juxtaposed, yet are brought together seamlessly within these pages, as if they had always belonged and had never existed separately. The attention-grabbing cover was designed by none other than Elizabeth Sutton, giving perfect visual representation to the beauty found in the content inside.

Through The House of Faith and Fashion, Tobi works to reveal G-d’s presence in fashion, jewelry, art, beauty, and style through the unique lens of Jewish teachings. She completed the book during the fight for her life against Müllerian ovarian cancer, an aggressive carcinoma requiring equally aggressive medical care.

Through her cancer diagnosis and the challenges of treatment, Tobi created an extraordinary chronicle of faith and fashion that elevates the creative process to divine proportions. Her collection of thoughtful, profound, and sometimes poignant essays illustrate to readers how the creation of fashion and art can become a channel through which to express one’s faith and connection with their spirituality.

“Brilliantly redraws the borders between spiritual and physical beauty.” — Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt

The House of Faith and Fashion began as a weekly column for a local newspaper and has since flourished to a robust treasury of essays that weave spirituality into every aspect of the fashion and creative industries. The book continues Tobi’s work with top international designers, fashion editors, jewelers, artists, and influencers like Manolo Blahnik and Carolina Herrera. Tobi weaves spiritual awareness into her work with fashion figureheads at events like the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Exhibit and New York Fashion Week to create an opus that takes a fresh new look at style and spirituality.

“I definitely found my niche, that’s for sure,” Tobi explains. “Nobody else has put together chief Rabbis and fashion editors together to discuss their craft and then bring it all [together] with clear Biblical and Judaic thought,” she says.

The book is clearly organized and divided into five chapters, each with about twelve to fourteen essays. This format is designed specifically to make the book easier to pick up and put down as needed to fit busy lifestyles.

“It’s not really about me; it’s not my memoir,” Rubinstein says. “I became ordained as a path to gaining more understanding and digging deeper. It’s not necessarily a title I go by. I’ve learned that my title is myself and that titles really don’t matter in life. It’s about relaying your message in a way that you can impact people. [I believe] that creativity on all levels is a gift from G-d.”  

“For so many decades, fashion, art, jewelry, and beauty has been looked at in this vain, purposeless, self-contained way,” Tobi continues. “I’m putting a new layer to it, saying ‘No, it’s not.’ In my first essay, The Haute and the Holy, I talk about the fact that the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most successful costume exhibit was Heavenly Bodies, about the Catholic church. I refer back to the two chapters in the Bible about the outfit of the high priest, which is the most ornate, couture outfit you could think of, from the jewelry, the lace, the colors, the dying, the patterns, the gold trim, and the placement of the gems.”

In this never-before-seen collection of visceral, thought-provoking essays, readers will discover that faith and fashion aren’t necessarily two separate roads. Biblically, clothing had great importance; purple robes were reserved for royalty because the dye was so rare and costly to make. Spirituality has never taken such a practical turn before, framing the beauty of creation within the lens of the fashion industry.  

Tobi summarizes the book best with a single phrase: “The House of Faith and Fashion” ultimately pays homage to the first master couturier, which was G-d.”

 ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tobi Rubinstein began her notable career in fashion after being brought into the industry by an exclusive manufacturer for Victoria’s Secret and JC Penney. Tobi then licensed with Nicole Miller for Childrenswear and helped develop Crunch Gym’s popular activewear line. In 2001, Rubinstein and her partners created “Chedda,” an innovative men’s urban clothing line designed for mass-market release at K-Mart.

In 2011, Tobi took a leap into reality TV and a successful lecture and radio series by creating The House of Faith and Fashion. Her goal was to consistently fuse creative outlets like fashion with spirituality. She made media appearances on WABC, WNBC, Lifetime, I24, Huffington Post, Page Six, and other outlets, having the opportunity to fashion icons like Patricia Fields and Badgley Mischka about their faith within their craft.

Tobi found further meaning by in-depth study of Jewish thought and teaching. This led to the combination of both her loves into one solid purpose — The House of Faith and Fashion: What My Wardrobe Taught Me About G-d.

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Jennifer Bradley Skincare Announces Beauty Product

Jennifer Bradley Skincare introduces their new The Best DNA Repair Cream which is a deeply hydrating cream that has a very unique texture. It is not a super heavy cream, it is a bit thinner and it contains ingredients that are purported to promote the health of our cells, our DNA, specifically lengthening our Telomeres, hyaluronic acid, and it has a bonus ingredient that is a surprisingly powerful collagen booster, antioxidant, and is rich in minerals needed for greater moisture retention: Crushed Pearl

Every woman knows that not all makeup is created equal. Stores like Ulta and Sephora have mastered their advertising skills to make it seem that you need the newest additions to your makeup collection. However, there are lesser known companies that make great makeup such as Jennifer Bradley. According to one beauty website The average woman spends about $40 on makeup per month, but this can also include beauty supplies such as lotion.

When you’re walking around in the mall, it’s always tempting to step foot inside a store and get color matched, or get your eyebrows done by a beauty technician. As a huge a growing business in the US, it’s worth tracking how much money is being spent by women each month on these products.

And, let’s face it, everyone is at a different level when it comes to putting on makeup. Lots is being spent but the skills to do it right are in high demand. Fortunately you’ve got experts like Jennifer Bradley who are to help us out.

 “Pearls are a potent antioxidant that help restore your body’s super-critical enzymes and reduce peroxidation. Pearls also contain polysaccharides, 17 amino acids, more than 30 trace minerals and vital proteins which help stimulate the body’s regeneration of collagen (which is what keeps your skin looking youthful) according to their website.

Founder Jennifer Bradley states,” There has been a definite need amongst my clients to have a much richer moisturizer, something that will quench the thirst of the driest skin, and yes, we always want younger, firmer, more radiant skin. I knew I wanted to add crushed pearl to the product, but when I heard about the latest studies on Telomeres, my interest was definitely piqued. When I tested the actual ingredient in another company’s product, I actually saw that the ingredient did something extraordinary for my skin, yet it was so expensive.”

For two years Jennifer Bradley and a lab has worked directly with one of the Nobel prize winning scientists who pioneered this research developed this cream. 

Customers can shop luxury skincare products at jenniferbradley.com

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Codex Beauty Labs introduces the Antu Collection

Codex Beauty Labs introduces their new Antu Collection which is focused on protecting, restoring, and strengthening the skin barrier. It focuses on managing reactive oxidative stress (ROS) in skin while supporting the microbiome.  Their patent-pending Antü Complex TM was designed to soothe irritation and reduce inflammation, especially from sun exposure and pollution. The collection includes six products, for all skin types, each of which has a complementary special functionality and purpose:

Moisturizer: protection cream that hydrates and helps with UV recovery

Night Cream: rich, nourishing cream that hydrates and leaves skin soft and radiant

Eye Cream: lightweight cream that helps hydrate, smooth, and reduce the appearance of dark circles.

Serum: light serum that hydrates and helps skin plump and firm

Gel Cleanser: gentle, everyday cleanser that helps smooth, protect, and balance the skin

Radiance Mist: invigorating spray that hydrates, soothes, and refines the appearance of pores

Inspired by Antü, the most powerful Pillan spirit in the mythology of the Mapuche native people of Chile. Antü represents the Sun, as well as light, wisdom and spirit and was said to have created the Andes mountains. 

The Antü collection harnesses bio-actives from Patagonian plants long valued by the Mapuche for their protecting and healing properties. We have combined ancient Mapuche tribal knowledge, modern biotech and genetic science, state-of-the-art cosmetic formulation, partnerships with local Mapuche wild harvesters, and a high-tech cGMP/EcoCert manufacturing facility.

The Antu collection builds on M3™ is a novel, proprietary formula made from a blend of extractions from three key Patagonian plants known for their ability to soothe irritation and reduce inflammation.  

Matico (Buddleja globosa): contains powerful antioxidants such as flavonoids which help soothe irritated skin.

Maqui (Aristotelia chilensis): traditionally used to treat inflammation, it contains polyphenols with a high anthocyanin content. It can help boost sun protection by inhibiting UVB-induced cell damage.Codex Beauty Products are Efficacy tested which under the supervision of a dermatologist at athird-party test facility to prove it. They do efficacy tests on every single product and perform testing using well-known instrumentation rather than relying on customer experience surveys.

Customers can shop luxury skincare products at Codex Beauty Labs. Find the best luxury and designer skincare products to fit your beauty.

For more information or customers can shop online at their company website codexbeauty.com.