Avon global celebrity makeup artist Lauren Andersen is kicking off the national Avon "You Make It Beautiful Tour" by giving makeup touch-ups and tutorials on Wednesday at the Americana at Brand. Andersen will be demonstrating three essential red-carpet looks: the smoky eye, the cat eye and the glamorous red lip.
Guests will be able to try Avon's new makeup collection, which features True Color Technology, and speak with Avon beauty consultants. The event is scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. on the Americana green at 889 Americana Way in Glendale.
The You Make It Beautiful Tour is scheduled to go on through Oct. 8. Check the event webpage to find a location near you.
Kate Spade New York is opening at the Commons at Calabasas this weekend. The new store will feature handbags, watches, accessories, fragrance, beauty products and more. Store hours will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The shopping center is located at 4799 Commons Way, Calabasas.
Burning Torch is planning a Wildlife Now event, where guests can meet legendary conservationist Tony Fitzjohn. The event is slated from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at 1627 Abbot Kinney Blvd. A portion of the proceeds from Burning Torch's sales and online purchases all day will benefit the Tony Fitzjohn/George Adamson African Wildlife Preservation Trust. RSVP to Mkomazi@earthlink.net
Wasteland is having a parking lot sale at its Studio City location from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Brands such as Jeffrey Campbell, Motel Rocks, Insight and One Teaspoon, as well as one-of-a-kind vintage pieces, will be up to 80% off. The sale is at 12144 Ventura Blvd.
This Friday and Saturday, Ettika Jewelry is planning a sample sale of up to 90% off its signature bracelet collection. The first 50 attendees will each receive a gift bag as long as they use the coupon code LABOR50. The sale is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day at 1540 N. Cahuenga Blvd. in Los Angeles, between Hollywood Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard.
Frends Beauty is hosting its annual
Mini and Maximus, the eco-friendly children's clothing line, is scheduled to have a sample sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. On sale will be items from all seasons, sold for as low as $5. The sale is at 9272 Jeronimo Rd. Suite #110 in Irvine.
Koi is saluting the end of summer with a sale Friday through Sept. 8 at its store at 1007 Fair Oaks in South Pasadena. Store hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.