Sunday, May 17, 2009

Beauty and the Beach Fundraiser

On May 19th and the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation( threw a Beauty On The Beach bash with free makeovers, services and tips to get ready for summer by some of the area's top beauty experts. Proceeds from the evening went to the JDRF making it one of those win-win nights where everyone had a good time and reaped the benefits.

The setting was fabulous at the Rock Creek Mazza restaurant in Friendship Heights ( with appetizers from their healthy menu to fit in perfectly with the theme of the night.

As the attendees made their way around the room they were treated to gorgeous makeup bags and products from Cultura Medical Spa ( and then on to a free manicure by Tammy Carmon, owner of Indulge Mobile Spa ( Next stop was the B Kamin's Skin Care table ( where Carla Cooley had a skin analysis machine to assess sun damage along with a complimentary product from their line.

Dermatology & Clinical Skin Care Center ( showed the benefits of facial fillers with their before and after photos and Qi Spa ( was offering coupons for a complimentary Thai massage.

The makeup artists from the Laura Mercier counter at Neiman Marcus Mazza were also on hand to show their line's newest colors for summer and hand out lip gloss samples. Next door was Body Elements ( demonstrating how to could get rid of cellulite for bathing suit season. And we even had the latest suits and accessories to check out thanks to Everything But Water (www.everythingbutwater).

Women were playing trivia for prizes from Renu Medspa ( as well as learning about the latest anti-aging products and techniques. Brow makeovers by PR atPartners Mazza were popular and the lingerie and fitness expert from Nieman Marcus Mazza ( brought her tricks of the trade like Spanx and other body shapers to show us how we could look pounds thinner with the right stuff! There was a party going on at the Salon Roi table where Daiva Kastekaite and her staff ( had brought their hair, makeup and manicure services to the party.

The fun was interrupted a few times during the night but no one minded since it was to give away some great beauty prizes courtesy of our vendors and some of the Mazza Gallerie merchants along with some fabulous silent auction items.

Thanks to all of the participants who created the ideal way to kick off the Memorial weekend and bring out the beach beauty in all of us!