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In honor of National Dessert Day (October 14th), we're doing a throwback to Sleek's most memorable event of the year held in August.
Just when you think #sleekevents couldn’t get any sweeter, think again. Sleekhair’s Museum of Ice Cream-inspired Marketplace showered 350 attendees with countless treats, vendors and activities for 3 full hours on Saturday, August 19th--all to benefit the OC Prom Project, a local nonprofit dedicated to helping disadvantaged teens attend Prom with confidence and style. Here’s a look at Sleek Sweet Shop’s whole shebang and how it left shoppers with the sugar rush of their lives.
THE SUPER SWEET SWAG
Dreamy Ice Cream Totes overflowing with almost $200 of products for just $20? Attendees jumped on this insane deal and needless to say, we sold out days before the actual event.
Thanks to these incredibly generous brand partners for making this the SWAG OF THE YEAR in our books, and also to Ivy Love Shop for designing it:
LA Splash Cosmetics, Enjoy, Iden, Note Cosmetics, Peter Lamas, Morfose, Tony Moly, Manna Kadar Cosmetics, Sigma, Sunglass.la, Schwarzkopf, Vera Mona, Goldwell, LA Girl, Mishe, Doctors Lab
Enjoy, Savvy Travelers
THE DIY DESSERT PARLOR
A fan of all things DIY, Sleekhair built a cute dessert parlor to spotlight local handmade treats that impersonated ice cream. A special shout-out to these sweet sponsors for making their clever confections 100% complimentary:
Baked con Amor
Made with Love indeed. Baked con Amor offered bright donut-inspired cupcakes and ice cream shaped cake-pops. Resisting these bubbly desserts was virtually impossible…
Front Porch Pops
Hands down the most tasty pops we’ve ever had and to this day, are still the talk of the town. Unique homemade flavors like Strawberry Basil, Vanilla Chai, and Blueberry Lime kept our taste buds in a blissful frenzy.
Little Bakery OC
Pretty pastel cupcakes in a cone that really looked like ice cream were not only delish, but super instaworthy.
Creme and Sugar OC
The legendary unicorn cafe offered a massive tray of their newly launched S’mores Bark that screamed campfires and summer camps.
Infinite wells of organic, cold-pressed juice were the perfect thirst - quencher on this sweltering day.
Good Choice Sushi by the Sea
OC's highly rated Sushi restaurant amazed the crowd with their creative Sushi Sundaes that were all snatched up in a matter of minutes.
SLEEK BEAUTY BARS
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy of OC
A killer beauty squad that always delivers in big and bold ways. This stellar team of students brought on the hottest braid styles and makeup looks in our complimentary glam suite. Their work seriously speaks legit.
Mishe's incredible stash South Korean Beauty is now on our site! Mishe pampered attendees with an innovative collection of rare all-natural #kbeauty treats that included luxurious undereye patches, crystal nail shiners and heavenly-scented fermented flower skincare formulas.
Doctor’s Lab / May New York / Orgaplus
Another collection of premium brands from S. Korea gave attendees the ultimate facial experience with their best-selling Platinum Sheet Mask. This creme de la creme of sheet masks is drenched in a high concentration of skin rejuvenating ingredients with a greater absorption rate than any other sheet mask out there.
Haircare formulas that smell good enough to eat. Attendees were invited to sample their signature cupcake scented leave-ins, hair masks and shampoos that are in such high demand, we can’t seem to keep them in stock.
Packed with the anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties of propolis aka “bee glue,” Iden served up satchels of their leading scalp treatments that effectively promote healthy, resilient hair.
THE POP-UP MARKETPLACE
A super hip eyewear company that should be on your radar. This OC-based label boasts a killer collection of over 3,000 styles for both women and men with affordable price tags. Check out their stunning Insta-feed @sunglass.la. You'll want them all.
Ivy Love Shop
This versatile #bossbabe from Whittier, CA is insanely talented. Offering a unique collection of graphic tees, custom design services and whimsical sketches unlike any other. Shop her fun and playful products at www.ivyloveshop.com
Sending love to these amazing vendors for being part of SLEEK'S MARKETPLACE:
BEXO Jewelry, Neswwaxco, Zina's Fashion, Rndre Apparel, Dames and Damsels, Salty Mermaid Swimwear, Chubbee Monkee, Colonia77, Heydy Sweet Factory
Aaliyah Rose, the youngest contestant on The Voice blew us away with her rich, soulful vocals.
Savannah Garza opened for Aaliyah Rose with her dazzling and upbeat performances.
Nothing wraps up a sugar-filled shopping party like a bundle of amazing raffle prizes including Blowpro Titanium Blow Dryers ($139) and Vanity Girl Hollywood’s White Broadway ($500). For every $5 spent, attendees secured a raffle ticket. The showroom was bustling with shoppers scrambling to grab their faves and many left with handfuls of tickets in hopes of scoring big.
A very special thanks to Red Walk Talent PR, Getty Images, Shop Oliposa (for her stunning paper flowers) and Lauren Suthers for hosting!
By the way, we just recently changed our name to SLEEKSHOP.COM. Not to worry--we're still the same tribe with the same down-to-earth vibe but now with many more offerings you'll love. Stay tuned for more epic events to come!