Thursday, July 2, 2015

Emmy Award-Winning Make-Up Artist to Share Message of Beauty in Mississippi

She’s a 3-time Emmy Award-winning Make-Up Artist and Seven Time Emmy Award Nominee that has worked with people such as Queen Latifah, Shemar Moore, Terrance Howard, Brooke Shields, Charlize Theron, Gabrielle and many more. After years in the business Carol Brown is still working , and sharing what she has learned with others. This year she released her book NATURAL TO KNOCKOUT Makeup, Beauty & You and has been on a mission to share with others the importance of being their best self, from the inside out.

Her first stop in the South will be Mississippi in a special series of events hosted by media personality and author Cyrus Webb to share her story, her expertise and encourage others to embrace their own possibilities. Carol will be in the Magnolia State August 21 and 22 meeting those looking to take their skills to the next level as well as share with all cosmetic consumers what they can do to enhance their beauty experience.

On Saturday, August 22, 2015 from 11-3p.m. Carol will be hosting a workshop called NATURAL TO KNOCKOUT in the large meeting room of the Pearl Public Library (2416 Old Brandon Road * Pearl, MS) in Pearl, MS.

“I’m excited to have Carol share her expertise and story with the people of the South,” says Webb. The two were introduced this year when she was a guest on his radio show Conversations LIVE. “I believe that Carol’s experience alone will be a motivator for individuals wondering what they can achieve in their own lives.”

“Makeup’s real purpose is to let others see you in a positive light,” Carol says. “Your outside should be a reflection of the incredible woman you truly are.” This is just one of the topics she will touch on during the workshop and her visit.

Why begin her visit to the South in Mississippi? She answers this way: “Winning 3 Emmy Awards and 7 Emmy Award Nominations allowed me to meet some very interesting people, but after being interviewed by Cyrus Webb I was very impressed with this incredible professional man. I understand that Mississippi is his home base and if he is an example of the people that are from this state then I am honored to work with such a rare person.”

Tickets for the workshop NATURAL TO KNOCKOUT are only $100 and include Carol’s book by the same name. Carol will autograph each book. If you want to read the raw reviews about the book on Amazon at

Questions about the workshop and the book can be directed to Carol Brown at or 323-533-5050. You can also visit

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Why I Traveled from Mississippi to New York to Meet Jackie Collins

20 years.

Before this year that is how long it had been before I walked the streets of New York. I was 19 years old the last time I was there, and though my intentions were always to come back for a visit or to catch a show, it never happened. That is until June 2015.

So what brought me back to the Big City all the way from Mississippi? Two words: Jackie Collins.

I have been a fan of her books for over 25 years, and have had the honor of interviewing her now 4 times on my radio show Conversations LIVE as well as feature her in the pages of Conversations Magazine. We have chatted, laughed together and stayed connected---but never met. So when I was offered the opportunity to not just discuss her new book THE SANTANGELOS with her over lunch but have some one-on-one time, there was NO WAY I could resist.

On Wednesday, June 17, 2015---just one day after her new book released---I found myself at the Hotel Plaza Athenee in New York at an event hosted by Socially Speaking and Get Red PR with other fans/bloggers/journalists sitting at the table with the international bestselling author.
She was everything you would have hoped she would be: gracious, confident and all too ready to discuss her new book and to listen to us as well.

It was intriguing hear her discuss the characters she has created, the parallels to pop culture today and even elaborate on her love of creating strong female voices in her books.

I could not have asked for a better experience, especially when it came to getting my book signed and reading her inscription...

Not only has Jackie Collins created a timeless character in Lucky Santangelo but she, herself, is timeless as she shows no signs of slowing down, even discussing with us her autobiography that is now in the works.

The time with Ms. Collins was well worth the trip, and I would happily do it again.

Listen to my most recent interview with Jackie Collins on #ConversationsLIVE radio show here: