Beautylish Introduces The Beauty Social: An Event Bringing Together Beauty and Online Social Media

Oct 12, 2011, 12:00 ET from Beautylish

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beautylish, the online community for beauty enthusiasts, proudly presents their largest event ever, The Beauty Social, sponsored by Cover FX. Taking place on October 22nd and 23rd, 2011, the two-day event will celebrate the past and future influences that social media and technology has on the way consumers discover and learn about beauty. Hosted at the idyllic beachfront Loews Hotel on the Santa Monica boardwalk, The Beauty Social will bring together speakers and brand personalities to converse on how the voice of beauty is evolving online.

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"Through The Beauty Social, we are creating an opportunity for more substantive dialog between key participants in beauty - the beauty industry, social media and consumers," said Ning Chao, Beauty Director of Beautylish. "There's a gap in communication between these three parties, and at Beautylish, we are aiming to fill that gap by building a robust online and offline community and expanding this network to include as many participants as possible."

Speakers and participants at The Beauty Social will include social media personalities, celebrity makeup artists, renowned beauty experts, cosmetic brands, and successful brand founders, including Maggie & Annie Ford Danielson, Global Beauty Authorities & Brand Ambassador for Benefit Cosmetics.  Other brand participants include Urban Decay and Fresh among others.  Prominent speakers will include Jenny Frankel (Founder of Cover FX), Carol Shaw (Founder of LORAC Cosmetics), Ying Chu (Beauty & Health Director, Marie Claire), Jerrod Blandino (Co-founder and Creative Director of Too Faced Cosmetics), Kandee Johnson (YouTube Beauty Guru), Christine Mielke (Founder, Editor of Temptalia.com), Jeffrey Paul (Celebrity Hair and Makeup Artist), and more.

Beauty-lovers everywhere are invited. Tickets are required and available for purchase at www.thebeautysocial.com.

About Beautylish

Beautylish is the online social network exclusively for beauty enthusiasts. It brings together beauty bloggers, vloggers, makeup artists, and brands to discover and share the best trends, tips, and products in beauty.  Beautylish has quickly attracted over 240,000 followers on Twitter becoming one of the largest social media influencers in beauty.  Beautylish is headquartered in San Francisco, with an office in Los Angeles. The company was founded in 2010 and backed by prominent Silicon Valley investors including Ron Conway, Naval Ravikant, Mariam Naficy, Jeremy Stoppelman, Steve Chen, Keith Rabois, and Max Levchin. For more information, please visit www.beautylish.com.

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