I have the wonderful opportunity to showcase two inspiring people that are creating a film about a Mother and Daughter on a road trip of new beginnings… The Red Suitcase
We’re having a one on one conversation on Beauty Talk Live
on Thursday Jan 2 @ 10:00 pm est – if you have questions before the show tweet me at @GiaBeautyTalk
Check Out the Movie Trailer…
The Film’s tireless driving force is emerging producer Dana White, who also wrote the script for The Red Suitcase. After having begun her career as an actor on the NY stage as well as acting in various independent films, Dana set out with the goal of producing her own films.
NY Theatre credits include: Love Letters To Adolf Hitler at the Jewish Theatre of New York, Waiting In The Wings at the Roundabout Theatre with Celeste Holm, Pledge Of Allegiance at The Judith Anderson Theatre, The Last Trial Of Clarence Darrow at The Actors Studio, Infinite Cages at The New York Fringe Festival, The Night They Burned Washington at Theatre Row Theatre, Tom Sawyer at The Promenade Theatre, Lovers and Madmen at The Ensemble Studio Theatre, Too Good To Be True at The Oasis Theatre, Lethal Dose at The American Theatre of Actors, Engaged at 1010 players, The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe at Lincoln Center Institute, among others.
Her roles in films include: Sarah in the critically acclaimed short film, The Surface by director Sean Carter, which won her a Best Actress Award at The NYU Film Awards, the film Replaced in which she starred and which went on to receive great praise at both the prestigious Hollywood Film Festival as well as The Malibu Film Festival. Dana recently won the Best Actress Award at Italy’s Dieciminuti Film Festival for the film Moonscapes with director Marco Ferrari.
In addition to producing and editing for various network television shows, Dana has written, produced and acted in several of her own projects including her films Old Friends (Official Selection,The Buffalo/Niagara Film Festival, The Griffon Int’l Film Festival) and The Kiss.
From Dana’s experience in many facets of the industry, she is carefully assembling a vibrant, creative team.
Christopher Knoblock has had a multifaceted twenty year career in theater, film and television as both a Director of Photography and as an actor. He has worked with such names as Paul Sorvino, Melissa Leo and Viveca Lindfors among others and is quickly emerging as a talented film director to watch. The producers of The Red Suitcase have been able to secure Chris’ unique vision to helm the picture from its inception, through development and into production. Chris directed the promo presentation for The Red Suitcase, bringing a formidable team of industry veterans to the project. Chris recently directed the film, Old Friends, which featured at The Buffalo/Niagara Film Festival as well as The Griffon Int’l Film Festival. As Director of Photography, some of his recent credits include The Addiction of Ethan Lonemeyer, The Treasure’s of Long Gone John, which featured at SXSW, and the Santa Barbara Int’l Film Festival; and numerous television projects airing on NBC, Discovery, TLC and The History Channel.
“Chris is a rock solid up and coming director: he has the confidence, the ability, and the passion it takes to make not just a good film, but a great one.”
– Five time Emmy award winning Director of Photography, Donald M. Morgan, ASC
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I’m excited for the New Year Ahead! Thank you all for your continued Support!
We’re having a LIVE Party on Thursday Dec 12th @ 10:00 PM est on Beauty Talk Live
So far we have some special girls joining the Party :
Of Course we need some Holiday Cheer! How about mixing up a Candy Cane Cocktail…
Here’s what you’ll need:
3/4 ounce Berry vodka
3/4 ounce peppermint schnapps
3/4 ounce white creme de cacao
1/4 ounce grenadine
Half ‘n’ half
Crushed hard peppermint candy.
Mix the vodka, peppermint Schnapps, grenadine and creme de cacao with ice in a cocktail shaker. Be sure to shake it up thoroughly. Rim a cocktail glass with crushed hard peppermint candy and pour the shaken mixture into the glass. Top it off with half ‘n’ half.
*** PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY ***
Gia’s Red Velvet Facial Mask
You will need a Food processor or Blender to blend all ingredients together.
1/4 Cup of Fresh Organic Raspberries
1 Tablespoon Manuka or Raw Local Honey
1 Teaspoon of powdered Cocoa
1-2 Tablespoons Organic Almond Milk
Blend all the ingredients until it becomes a smooth velvety consistency.
Apply your mask from a bowl with either an applicator or facial brush making sure you avoid the eye area.
Leave on 10 minutes – if irritation starts to occur… Please remove immediately.
*** Tis’ the Season ***
As always, I would like to say how much I appreciate the support we have received! I enjoy connecting with Friends, Showcasing Inspiring people and having an opportunity to share with you!
I’m in the process of making a Media Kit that will be up to view on this website in 2014 in the meantime if you’d like to inquiry about working with me… Please select the Contact us via our website.
We continue to have weekly Twitter chats every Tuesday night at 9:00 pm est – Join us using HASHTAG => #BeautyTalk ( Please know because of it being Christmas Eve on Tuesday Dec.24th there will NO chat that Evening )
We also have a page on Google + to let you know about recent updates on Beauty Talk Live
Our Next interview will be on Thursday Jan 2nd 2014 at 10:00 pm est with Chris & Dana – A husband and wife team on a journey to create a feature film about New Beginnings! Watch the trailer here => The Red Suitcase
Have a Safe Happy Holiday Season!
Lots of Love,
When I think of Color… I think of JILL KIRSH
Want to learn what color you should be wearing? Tune in to watch Beauty Talk Live on Thursday December 5th at 10:00 PM est and Tweet us your questions using Hashtag #BeautyTalk
Jill Kirsh is Hollywood’s Guru of Hue!
She was named Best Color Consultant in the Best of LA issue of Los Angeles magazine and has consulted with thousands of women and men around the world including Red Carpet celebrities, Grammy winning musicians, actors, news anchors and business leaders.
Her innovative, unique and simple Color Makeover System for fashion and makeup has been featured in InStyle magazine (US & Australia), Redbook, First for Woman and the Los Angeles Times, along with many other publications.
In addition, Jill has appeared on numerous TV and news outlets demonstrating her system on celebs and news anchors.
“I’ve designed a unique, simple and fun color system for your wardrobe and your makeup that’s entirely based on your present hair color – Deep Brunette, Warm Blonde, Golden Brown & Red or Ash Blonde, Platinum & Gray.
The anchor product of my system is a wallet sized Swatch Book filled with fabric of all the best shades of every color for each hair color group. You use this Swatch Book as a guide to shop for everything from tees and trousers to party dresses, stilettos and nail color!
In addition, I’ve created these fabulous mineral based, fragrance free makeup kits with all your best shades for the eyes, cheeks and lips.
And I’m thrilled to announce that InStyle magazine has featured my line of one of a kind hand painted silk scarves that I’ve recently added to the website. Previously, these were only available to my private clientele. Each scarf incorporates three or four of your best shades in a one accessory. They’re gorgeous!”
Jill’s parents worked in New York – in the heart of the fashion district, offering Jill first hand the essential elements of style, the value of first impressions, and how important that combination is in relation to personal and professional confidence and success. While acting in film, television and theatre in both New York and Los Angeles, Jill discovered the key that became the heartbeat of her business… color…. and how to use it to enhance, not detract.
According to Jill, “Everyone can wear most every color, it just depends on its hue. The wrong shade can result in a friend saying ‘you need a vacation’ while the right shade can brighten your appearance so drastically that it looks like you just came back from one! ”
Use Promo code BEAUTYTALK at checkout on JillKirshColor.com for 10 % off your total purchase * 11/25/2013 – 12/31/2013 exp.
As always, I feel honored to be able bring you wonderful people that are inspiring and that share their expertise with us!
Come say “Hello” on our Google pages Beauty Talk Live
I will be sharing ” A Few of My Favorite Things ” in Our Holiday Guide and also a Live Video Holiday Show with Friends bringing YOU their Favorite Beauty finds!
I’m also working on a new Media Kit if you’d like to inquire about working with me and that will be up soon.
Thank you so much!
If I had to name one person that would be my go-to lady about Health and Wellness I would have to say… Kristin McGee
I’m honored and looking forward to having a conversation on Thursday November 7th on Beauty Talk Live with a leading expert in her field!
Renowned celebrity trainer, Kristin McGee, is certified in Yoga, Pilates and Fitness—and dedicated to a program of healthy eating for all. She has just introduced her latest DVD, Prenatal Yoga & Pilates – Perfect for Moms-to-Be, choose from 5 different routines, to stay strong and sexy throughout pregnancy. While pregnant with her first, she developed a workout program for expectant mothers that has worked for her, and will work for you, too!
Kristin’s DVDs are unlike anything else in the fitness world! Her unique teaching style, impressive knowledge base of fitness and an unparalleled dedication to helping others meet their goals, sets her apart from others. She demystifies the disciples of Yoga and Pilates without losing sight of their origins and strives to create a program that is truly available to everyone.
Kristin has worked with a long list of celebrities such as Tina Fey, Bethenny Frankel, Steve Martin, LeAnn Rimes, Emilia Clarke, Christine Stiller, Erin Heatherton, Adriana Lima, Savannah Guthrie and appeared in the DVD, Body by Bethenny. Kristin trains people from all walks of life, from nutrition specialists, supermodels, CEOs, moms, to actors!
You may know Kristin McGee from her many television appearances: CNN, CBS Morning Show, Fox, Good Morning America, Tyra Banks to name a few. She is a frequent contributor to and has been profiled by many lifestyle and fitness titles, and leads retreats around the world. Kristin teaches at Reebok/Sports Club LA, Clay Health Club & Spa, Equinox Fitness, Yoga Works, and more. She is also a Fila Yoga Ambassador.
Check out Kristin’s complete collection of DVDs Prenatal Yoga & Pilates, S3 Strong Sexy Svelte, Power Yoga, Weight Loss Pilates, Bendigirl Yoga! For quicker access to Kristin, check out her APP for the iPad and iPhone: Yoga and Pilates with Kristin McGee.
Visit Kristin’s website for more: http://www.kristinmcgee.com/
Kristin McGee’s YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/kristinmmcgee
Follow her on Twitter:@thebendigirl
‘Like’ Kristin McGee Fitness on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/KristinMcGeeFitness
As Always… I Thank You for your continued Support with Beauty Talk Live and allowing me to bring you wonderful people whom I can showcase their expertise and talent.
Join us on Twitter for our weekly chat #BeautyTalk every Tuesday night at 9:00 pm est!
Do you Love Halloween as much as I do… Pop in for our LIVE VIDEO HALLOWEEN PARTY on Thursday Oct.31st at 10:00 pm est!
After I hand out candy to the trick or treat er’s, I’ll be ready to party with friends! So wear your Costumes and Show us how creative you are!
One LUCKY WINNER Will win an Orange Picasso Slant tip Tweezers with Black Velvet Case! Visit Website http://artestilebeauty.com/ ArteStile (art-eh-steel-eh). The ArteStile beauty implements are 100% Made in Italy, Individually Hand Crafted, and only use Certified Surgical Stainless Steel (NO Latex, NO Nickel, NO Chrome, NO Lead) making it perfect for sensitive skin.
Tweet us using hash tag #BeautyTalk and come say “Hello” on Beauty Talk Live and… of course join us on the Google Hangout ON AIR! => Gia’s Live Stream
Normally I always post a Do -it -Yourself Facial Mask when we have these parties… but this time I would like to highly recommend a product I have been using on Myself and Clients for Years! I LOVE FANGO ACTIVE MUD FOR FACE AND BODY
We can’t forget our Cocktail for this evening… One of my favorite this time of year is a Hot Apple Pie!
G’Witching Hot Apple Pie
This is so delicious it begs to be drunk often and makes a perfect fall cocktail. Tuaca is an Italian liqueur with deep roots and a wonderful citrus and vanilla hint and, when combined with hot apple cider, it is extremely comforting and soothing.
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Yield: 1 Cocktail
2 oz Tuaca
hot apple cider
Cinnamon stick for garnish
Pour the Tuaca in an Irish coffee glass.
Fill with hot apple cider.
Top with whipped cream.
Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
As always I’m truly Grateful to connect with such Fabulous People!!!
Thank you for allowing me to do what I do!
My Rock Star Friend Asia DeMarcos will be joining Beauty Talk Live for a one on one Conversation on Thursday Oct.24th as she shares her Expertise in ” All things Beauty ”
Asia DeMarcos is a Los Angeles based aesthetician, makeup artist, popular beauty blogger and the mastermind behind the concept and celebrity favorite brand, “Hollywood Beautiful”. Since 2003, she has been working in the skin care industry with some of the top Hollywood doctors and dermatologists gathering all the tricks of the trade. “Hollywood Beautiful” offers the best skin care practices by infusing revolutionary oxygen skin care treatments. With the help of the vegan based skincare line of Sophyto, Asia also pioneered the use of organic, food-based facials.
As part of the “Hollywood Beautiful” brand, Asia created an online alter ego, Beautasia, who is known by many as a Superhero by day and a SuperMOM by night. Beautasia answers the distressed calls of men, women and teens faced with the challenges of balancing a career, education, and family while maintaining a healthy, fit and beautiful lifestyle.
With her bubbly personality and beauty expertise, Asia is a sought out beauty expert by editors, talk shows, and the media. Her celebrity client list includes Ryan Seacrest, Debbie Gibson, and she has appeared on popular television shows such as “Ellen” and “The Doctors”.
Visit their Website for more information => Hollywood Beautiful
As Always I Appreciate your Support and I enjoy bringing you Fun Inspiring people that make a difference!
Keep on the lookout for a Halloween Party! We will also be giving away a Huge Prize to whomever shares Beauty Talk Live
Just a Reminder… We have a #BeautyTalk Twitter chat every Tuesday night at 9:00 pm est Join us! It’s so Much Fun!
Sometimes I come across people that start very unique community events that are inspired through the Arts..
That special someone is Juliet Silva Yee!
I will have a one on one Live Talk with her as she shares her story with us on Thursday Oct 3rd on the Beauty Talk Live Channel
Juliet Silva Yee is a celebrity makeup artist and founder of Pop-Up Art Events.
She has worked in the entertainment industry as a makeup artist on award
winning projects for the past 13 years. Her passion for the arts is in her DNA,
stemming from a long line of artists and musicians. Her colorful upbringing and
art school background were a natural progression into the fashion, TV, ﬁlm and
commercial world. She began her career in San Francisco and Los Angeles then
moved to New York. An artist in every sense of the word, Juliet has contributed
her talents to many magazines such as Vogue, Nylon, Numero, InStyle and
Vanity Fair, having the privilege of working with legendary photographers such
as Mark Seliger and Annie Leibovitz. She continues to work with her celebrity
and corporate clientele on choice projects, enabling her to travel the world
discovering new artistic talents and collecting art from emerging artists she
meets along the way.
About Pop-Up Art Events:
Conceived in 2011, providing emerging artists with an innovative platform to
show their talents, while raising awareness for under the radar humanitarian
efforts and non-proﬁts she believes in. Bridging the gap between art, music and
philanthropic enthusiasts, she hopes to strengthen community and evoke
creativity through a series of collaborative art events each year.
Check out their website for the latest => http://popupartevent.com/
As Always… Thank YOU for your continued Support of Beauty Talk Live
Don’t forget we also have
#BeautyTalk Twitter chats every Tuesday night at 9:00 pm est!!!
If you’d like to be featured on our Website/Show — Please contact us at info@BeautyTalkLive.com
All the Best!
YES!!! YOU!!! We’re having another Spa Party Sept 19th @ 10:00pm est … and we want YOU to Join us LIVE on Video with Us! Bring your Favorite Makeup Product and tell us why YOU Love it so much…
Want to be a part of the show??? Here’s how you do it:
1. Join Google + Create Account
2. Circle Gia Marie & Beauty Talk Live
3.Subscribe to our YouTube channels to be Connected Gia Marie Youtube Beauty Talk Live Youtube
4.Follow our weekly Twitter Chat every Tuesday night at 9:00 pm est using Hashtag #BeautyTalk
5.Contact us! BeautyTalk Live
6.Grab your Favorite Makeup product/tell us why YOU Love it and Appear on a LIVE Video with US!!!
7.Don’t forget to RSVP
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Check out their website => http://foodifulbeauty.com/
Tonight’s DIY Apple Facial Mask
What you’ll need:
Food Processor or Blender
1 ripe small cored Apple
1 tablespoon Raw Local Honey
Small handful of Dry Oatmeal
1 oz of Hot Water
Dash of Ground Cinnamon and Nutmeg
Blend all ingredients together.
*You may have to add a bit more Hot water for better consistency.
Leave on 10 minutes
*Please avoid eye area and remove immediately if you feel any burning sensation
This is a great mask if you’re looking to achieve glowing skin!!!
1 1/2 oz vodka
1 oz Cointreau orange liqueur
1/2 oz fresh lime juice
1/4 oz cranberry juice
Orange or Lime peel for garnish
Shake all the ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker.
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Garnish with an Orange or Lime peel.
Kecia Littman has got that BOOM BOOM POW!!! Bringing all her Makeup Expert Tips and…. wait for it…
Kecia Littman has been a professional Makeup Artist for the past 12 years. Her passion for makeup began early on when she performed as a singer and dancer in Honolulu. She took her makeup techniques off stage and into her day to day life, turning her dream into an exciting career!
While living in California for several years, she worked for the MAC Cosmetics store in Mission Viejo, and then later returned to Honolulu as a manager for the MAC store at Ala Moana Shopping Center. Kecia’s interest in learning more about skin care, which compliments her knowledge of makeup, eventually lead her to become a licensed Esthetician and a licensed Esthetics Instructor in the state of Hawaii.
Kecia’s experience as an Esthetician and a make-up instructor, gave her insight on what the future could bring for Hawaii’s future professionals. She wanted her makeup students to receive the best training for their careers by providing the necessary tools for succeeding in this industry! In 2008, she established a relationship with one of the top makeup schools in the United States called MUD or “Makeup Designory” and from there they co- created a program for Bella Torre Academy in Honolulu by 2009.
Kecia’s love for freelancing continued to be an ongoing success, and by the end of 2011 she left Bella Torre to pursue freelancing as a full time career. Being an independent face artist, Kecia keeps her spirits alive and is appreciative of every opportunity that comes her way. She is passionate about makeup, positive in all situations, and maintains a professional attitude with whomever she works with. Her client base spans from New York, California, and Honolulu, Hawaii, where she currently resides.
High-quality applications and efficiency while on set are also top priorities. And to ensure the best results in today’s industry of High- definition, Kecia uses airbrushing techniques along with her knowledge on lighting for indoor, outdoor, HD video, and studio photography. She also works with many popular brands of makeup ranging from top brands such as Giorgio Armani, NARS, Dior, Smashbox and Makeup Designory.
Technology is constantly changing, and to stay abreast in the industry Kecia received makeup air bush training and certification by world renowned makeup artist, Roque Cozzette, formerly a trainer for KETT cosmetics and now an independent trainer for MUD air brush.
Today, Kecia continues her passion as a freelance makeup artist in Honolulu, and is represented by Wilhelmina Hawaii Agency. Her specialties are in avant-garde, head shots, fashion shoots, commercial, film and television.
Kecia’s positivity and enthusiasm are unmatched as she embodies creativity, using makeup as her medium!
Visit her Website at Makeuptutorials.org
Thank you for your Support and Interest and please be sure to RSVP
Best to You!
I’m so excited to have Jackie Silver on Beauty Talk Live
Jackie Silver is Aging Backwards and she shares her secrets, tips and shortcuts in her books, on her website, Aging Backwards, on TV and radio, in print and in person. She is sought-after as an anti-aging and beauty expert by the media. Jackie’s is in her 50s and still gets asked for ID to buy wine!
Check out Jackie on TV!