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January 17th, 2018 Nana Bella and Founder, Karline DePass hosted a beauty pop up at The Time Hotel New York. Other participants included Chef Becky Geisel, Lysse, Beautini, Scentbird, Phunktion & MUA Natalia Carrasco.



Attendees were able to get express Nana Bella Facials with their latest product line they launched, get lash extensions at the lash bar created by Karline DePass, get their make up done by Natalia Carrasco, get their hair braided by Beautini and learn about fragrance subscription service Scentbird.



Bravo’s Kristen Taekman, Rain Dove, Cory Wade, Ashlee White & Kimia Kalbasi stopped by.


Karline DePass: Karline Depass is a Mother, an Entrepreneur, and the founder/owner of Nana Bella Spa, Academy, and Product Line.   Life experiences have driven Karline.  She has always had a keen interest in the Beauty Industry.  After being terminated from a former company, Karline pursued her dream of becoming an entrepreneur.  Nana Bella has been in operation for 3 years and serves the beauty needs of any ethnicity.  Karline aspires to be a leader, educator, and a standard in the Beauty Industry.  Being a strong woman, mother, and entrepreneur, Karline desires to be an example to women.



Nana Bella: Nana-Bella Beauty Lounge is an upscale salon in Lynbrook. We only use top of the line products. Nana-Bella provides the most sanitry enviroment for our clients.



Chef Becky Geisel: Becky Geisel is a self-taught passionate chef who has developed and honed her techniques for over 25 years. Her culinary passion is rooted in development of learning the macrobiotic diet in the early 1990’s when her mother developed an aggressive breast cancer and quickly succumbed to the disease. This became the pivotal point for Becky on the journey to providing clean, fresh food to those in need and gaining an understanding of how food effects our overall health and lifestyle. With the seed planted, Becky began immersing herself into the food culture, working with well-established nutritionists, chefs and writers. Additionally, Beckycontinued to develop her love for good design and entrepreneurial knowledge while working for LVMH and DeBeers in early 2000’s. Becky remained resistant to committing to the food industry lifestyle but in 2006 she surrendered to her talent and passion for great food and design and began BEX kitchen.



Time Hotels: Bound together by the inflexible numerals that ceaselessly measure our existence, we each crave the one thing we cannot manipulate: time. The ultimate luxury in work, rest and travel, it is only by making the most of every second that we can create a sense of having more. At Time Hotels, we eschew both blasé tradition and the trendy all-flash approach. To spend time with us is to spend it wisely, indeed.


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Natalia Carrasco: Natalia Carrasco is a creative, accomplished makeup artist. Originally from Mexico, she has more than 7 years of experience in cosmetics, fashion, film and print.


Beautini: As the Founder and CEO of Beautini, Brittany Lo has always seen the power that beauty has to empower women from the inside out. Prior to starting Beautini, Brittany had a career in marketing working for brands including L’OREAL USA, Redken 5th Ave, and Sony Music Entertainment. With her B.S. degree from Babson College, Brittany fused her business and beauty expertise to develop the unique concept of making makeovers fun. Today, Beautini does just that by providing women with beauty services and bubbly so they can sip and enjoy themselves, making for the ultimate beauty experience. Beautini has since received numerous awards including The Knot 2017 Best of Weddings Vendor, Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award, and the 2016 Weddi Award for “Most Effective Branding.”


Lysse: We’ve all experienced this.You just have nothing that goes from morning errands to business meeting to date night. Nothing that survives a coffee spill without a trip to the dry cleaner. And certainly nothing that fashionably disguises a little tummy.That’s how Lyssé Founder Beth Gold Cohen felt when she was inspired to design the perfect legging. A pair that was effortless and comfortable. Easy to care for. AND flattering and fashionable. With that extra special something that’s OUR little secret*. Well she succeeded. Lyssé was born.


Scentbird: The fragrance subscription service, featured a Fragrance Bar which allowed guests to sample and take home an assortment of different perfumes and colognes including Gucci Guilty, Glossier You, Versace Yellow Diamond and more. Additionally, the brand also displayed their newest launches (the Scentbird Hand Cream Collection and Scentbird Shower Collection) and upcoming launches (Scentbird Soy Candle Collection) that media were able preview and




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