“We’re pleased to be involved with Secret Room Events, as it affords The Humane Society of the United States the opportunity to connect with caring celebrities - the perfect fit with our Hollywood Outreach program, which promotes animal protection issues in film and television media. The Hollywood community is famous for supporting good causes, as we know from the compassionate celebrities who turn out each year for The Humane Society of the United States’ annual Genesis Awards, which this year will be celebrated on Saturday, March 24", said Beverly Kasey, senior director of Hollywood Outreach for The Humane Society of the United States. Stars such as Jason Ritter ("Parenthood"), Kate Flannery ("The Office"), Fiona Gubelmann ("Wilfred") and Hal Sparks ("Queer as Folk") posed for public service photos with signs carrying messages such as "Stop Animal Abuse, "Protect Farm Animals" and "An Oscar?...I want a Genesis Award."
The star-studded event played host to film and television stars. Celebrity guests were treated to eco-chic beauty products from celebrity favorite skincare line Eminence who counts Jessica Biel and Katherine Heigl as fans, along with the renew, purify and balance system from Atzen. Hylunia gifted their anti-aging system which promotes Eastern wisdom and Western science, and Renuatum debuted their youth serum and natural painkiller balm made with 100% organic ingredients in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The team from Jock Soap, a new line of grooming products made especially for men, was on hand to gift celebrities with their skincare and bodywash products.
Athena, the owner of brand new dance inspired fashion line BallRoom Panic, was on hand to gift her sexy and flowy tied tunics and her bright Tees born out of her personal passion for dance and exploring the world. Stars also took home casual chic footwear from Italian sneaker designer Pantofola d'Oro who was debuting their line at the event. Stephannie Keller, President of Girl Powered Inc., gifted her crystal encrusted Blinks reading glasses that fold up into a sparkling pendant. "Days of Our Lives"icon Deidre Hall is a fan!
Stars had three secret weapons to get red carpet ready for the Oscars and pre and post parties that they picked up at the suite. Nu Skin gifted their ageLOC Galvanic Spa system so celebrities can pamper themselves at home with spa treatments that will give them a youthful glow. Jennifer Gerard, the creator of Whitening Lightning, was on hand to gift their Dial A Smile Professional Teeth Whitening Kit and their Super Booster Pen for on the go touch ups. Their system promises to whiten teeth 7-10 shades in just 2 weeks time and will save you about $1,500 if you had treatments done by your dentist. Jennifer also gifted their Color Your Smile Lighted Lip Gloss. Whitening Lightning's products are a perfect addition to a star's routine while getting ready for the red carpet to ensure a bright white smile and lusicious lips. ArteStile gifted their professional grade tweezers from Italy in hot pink, black and zebra print styles which stars can use to keep their brows looking picture perfect. The ArteStile team also offered complimentary brow shaping services to celebrity guests.
Guests also picked out earth friendly fashion forward jewelry pieces from brand new line Mujus, which is made from the Tagua seed, derived from the Amazon rainforest in Peru. Kate Flannery from the hit TV show "The Office" and Sofia Milos from "CSI:Miami" picked up statement pieces from elegant jewelry line LOLO Jewellery and Oscar winners Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, for best adapted screenplay for the film "The Descendants", picked out pieces from the line for their dates to the Academy Awards.
Celebrities also were gifted with Topricin natural pain relief and healing cream. The Ministry of Tourism for the Domincan Republic was on site to show off the beauty of their country and gift stars with products from their homeland to inspire them to visit.
Joanne McGonagle from Triple T Studios presented her crossbody bag with a purpose, The Tiniest Tiger Hipster bag. A portion of the net profits from the sales of The Tiniest Tiger Hipster bags benefit the Lion Guardians, a unique community based conservation program that employs, Maasai warriors, the lion’s former enemy, to protect and save the African lion. McGonagle spent last summer living among lions and the Maasai in Kenya as part of a Global Field Master of Zoology program. Upon her return, she was inspired to put her sales and marketing background to good use, formed Triple T Studios, and chose Lion Guardians as the first recipient.
Some of the celebrity guests in attendance at the Secret Room Oscar event included Penelope Ann Miller ("The Artist"), Wendy McLendon Covey and Kali Hawk ("Bridesmaids"), Amara Miller ("The Descendants"), Angela Kinsey ("The Office), Quinton Aaron ("The Blind Side") and more!
As if all of that incredible gifting on site wasn't enough, celebrity guests also left with a gift bag filled with tons of fabulous products from: Global Mamas, En Route Travelware, Fit Lips, Bali Soles, Bunches & Bunches, Karen Ehart Art Glass, Neolia, Hipsi, Colleen Baldrica, Rachel Tribble, CooperSong, Just Bones Boardwear, Amala Inc, Rockin' Baby Slings, Pediped, May23, White Coffee, Hemptz, Cafe Anatolia, Les Poochs, Family Games America, A Bling Affair, Perfectly Mitzi, Chronicle Books, Soft Cup, Tracy Asai Designs, Souliers, NV, Nomination, Caribbean Bracelet, Taymor, Town and Reese, Natural Factors, Medjet, Harry Barker, Justin's Nut Butter, Josa Tulum, Society of Les, Mally Beauty, Murad, Sidaka Kaye, Dolphin Organics, Weberline Couture, Rocky Mountaineer, White Coffee, Christie Brinkley Skincare, Sleep Couture , Fresh Diet, Summum Beaute, Yum Yum Candle, The Explorateur, Sydney Candle Co, Palazzo Magnani Feroni Hotel, Space 1a Design, Tide, Beaver Creek Vineyards, I.C.O.N. Hair, Yuko Beauty, Retro Whimsy Designs, Dr. Grossman, Marissa Del Rosario, Koro Sun Resort , Cliff Family Winery, Damaris, Oleg Cassini, Celtic Complexion Hand-Blended Organic Skin Care, Hannibal Enterprises, Doggy Decadents, Matrix, Colorlab Custom Cosmetics Cap, Rock Winery, Lawrence Pizzi, Monarch Designs, Bits Limited, Kat Burki, Sella All Natural Skin Care, NuArt Jewelry, Beau Colour, Skin Nutrition, Lavera, Neocutis, Keurig, We-Vibe, Kyle Bunting, Lole Women, Erica Miller Designs, Suboo, Tieks, Furry & Fanbulous, The Touch, Poochkis, Nailtiques, Metagenics, Hydrox Laboratories, Naturel Collagen Canada, Swiftpoint, Squeem, Bali Soles, Reisenthel and BeLive.
Secret Room Events' Luxury Lounge honoring the AcademyAwards to benefit The Humane Society of the United States was a fabulous day of pampering and gifting which also served to help educate stars on the importance of using their star power to help protect animals and to prevent animal cruelty.