The High Lights is the first ever networking event featuring booths of makeup artists, wig stylists, color specialists, hair and makeup products, workshops and more. Whether you’re looking for a new wig, the latest hair or makeup trend or to grow your business, this is where you want to be. Meet the people behind the name and brands you love, presenters from the tristate area and beyond.
A phenomenal opportunity to maximize exposure, meet, connect and create lasting business relationships.
Passionate and driven, Karg has been ahead of the curve for the past 35 years. A pioneer in the art of dry haircutting, he travels extensively throughout the U.S. where he shares his precision-based approach to haircutting during high-energy stage presentations. KARG chops alongside celebrity colorist Michael Canale (Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson and Nancy Pelosi) in Beverly Hills, Pacific Palisades and Washington, D.C., and he’s in New York, Memphis and Boston every other month. He has also developed the KARG Haircutting System and designed 30 haircutting scissors plus cool hair gear and accessories. •
His Perfect Styling Wax with Shea Butter was featured in GQ, and now an entire line of hair care products is in the works. Stay tuned.
Influencer, Makeup Artist and Mentor Mizz Lula has amassed a cult like following of over 180K+ IG fans. She’ll be teaching you how to maximize your online exposure as well as sharing her makeup tips and tricks.
Pro makeup artist Lauren Vena has been in the industry for over 19 years. She’s worked with CHANEL, NARS Cosmetics, and MAC. Everyday, she feels fortunate to have a career that fuels her passion: to make every client who sits in her chair feel and look beautiful.
Jennifer Capella is the founder of GlamLife Lounge. Jenn Michelle is a multi published and certified makeup/lash artist and business owner. Jenn Michelle started her career as a MAC makeup artist and ventured into starting her own brand and makeup line called Jenn Michelle.
Her brand is all about women empowerment, to motivate and inspire women to recognize who they are and own it! She has worked NYFW, Miami SwimSuit Week, various movie sets, photo shoots and off broadway productions and weddings. She has also worked with various TV networks and as well as a radio host.
A true entrepreneur and go getter. Glam Life Lounge was inspired to be an all in one shop, servicing makeup makeovers, makeup classes, 3D Microblading, Eyelash Extensions, Lash Lifts, Eyebrow Reshaping, Waxing, Facials, teeth whitening and nails!
DR. SMITA OHRI
Dr. Smita Ohri is the Owner and Medical Director of BodyLogicMD of Edison and Forever Young Complete Healthcare in Iselin, NJ. She uses bioidentical hormones therapy and customized nutrition and fitness programs to treat the symptoms of hormonal imbalance and also practices Integrative Medicine.
Symptoms of hormone imbalance can start as early as in the mid thirties, perimenopause, menopause and andropause and may present as a lack of vitality and energy, stress, relationship problems, insomnia, mood swings, irritability, low libido, depression, night sweats, weight gain and fatigue.
Dr. Ohri believes in a true partnership with her patients and spends considerable time to understand them in depth and treat their troubling symptoms. Her other interests are in practicing Aesthetics Medicine and Stem cell solutions.
Dr. Ohri has 13 + years extensive teaching experience in various Family Medicine residency programs, has practiced and taught evidenced based traditional medicine to residents and medical students from Temple, Columbia, UMDNJ and Mt. Sinai Universities. She stresses the importance of treating the whole patient, by finding the root of a problem and helping the patient regain functionality instead of just using a band-aid approach of treating individual symptoms. Her practice emphasizes the prevention of disease and encouraging optimal overall health, rather than tackling illness once it has already occurred.
Jeff Gemmette is a 3rd generation hairstylist. He began his career in 1998 at Vidal Sassoon in London England . He spent the next 20 years working in New York City . While there he not only worked in some of the top salons, but he owned and operated 2 successful salons in NY and NJ. Quality and guest experience were the number one focus. He also worked as a color specialist at Paul Mitchell schools. He is extremely passionate about sharing his knowledge and experience with others. Jeff continues to travel as a guest artist in schools and salons and specializes in precision haircuts and corrective color. He is certified in Brazilian blowouts, keratin bond & tape in extensions, advanced razor cutting and American wave.