Last week, ABC Home welcomed hundreds of Well+Good readers to the Holiday Beauty Soiree, an evening that kicked off the holiday season gorgeously.
Dozens of luxe natural and organic beauty brands offered complimentary treatments, while fair-trade chocolatiers provided tastings (we loved ours with sea salt!), and everyone sipped champagne and shopped.
There was even a launch of a new yoga clothing line. Check out the photos here and join us next time!
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Photos by Alexander Hotz for Well+Good
We can’t count on just two hands how many Well+Good readers availed themselves of Priti NYC complimentary manicures, but, over the course of the evening, the store was filled with women wearing striking yet totally non-toxic shades on their nails.
Well+Good readers mingled in the store, sampling mini treatments of skin-care lines like Intelligent Nutrients to H.Gillerman Organics, and got a lot of their holiday shopping done early.
Raaka Chocolate, which offered tastings of its high-quality bars, was a popular spot on the Mezzanine level of the store. And readers learned about chocolate’s healthy antioxidants as well as fair-trade practices for ingredient sourcing.
ABC Home is full of stunning tableaux, such as this one featuring Raw Spirit, a natural fragrance line, featuring limited edition blends created by Australian indigenous artists.
While Well+Good readers sipped wine, they also sampled “Joy Juice,” “Infinite Love,” and other Lotus Wei flower essence elixirs, the colorful bottles pictured in the background.
Kahina Giving Beauty, a results-oriented skin-care line that uses argan oil sourced from women’s cooperatives in Morocco, gave nourishing, skin-balancing mini facials.
Makeup artist Kristin Arnett helped handfuls of women get glamorous with complimentary makeovers using raw makeup from RMS Beauty.
The pretty pots of cult-favorite RMS Beauty flew off the shelves.
Readers lined up to Zen out for the amazing Tata Harper mini facials, starring flower-and plant-powered extracts, much of which come from Harper’s own gardens in Vermont.
Alternative Apparel debuted their new collection of pieces for yoga.
Yoga instructor extraordinaire Dina Ivas models the new Alternative Apparel yoga collection amid shoppers, many of whom joined for a few poses before sipping wine and shopping.
Well+Good’s Melisse Gelula poses with Connie Kim, Buyer at ABC Home; celebrity facialist Tracie Martyn who offered Lotus Sculpt mini facials with her natural skin-care line; and Amy Chender, ABC Home’s COO & Director of Social Responsibility.