#SHAREHUMANITY was the theme of the night and the kick off to World Humanitarian Day
Humanitarian workers, media innovators, celebrity musicians and influencers, all came together to celebrate. What are they celebrating you might ask? Well for a few days leading up WHD, celebs and other influencers took to social media to donate their feeds to tell stories of humanitarian strength and to spread awareness of #SHAREHUMANITY.
World Humanitarian Day falls on 19 August, the day when, in 2003, 22 aid workers were killed in a bombing at the UN headquarters in Baghdad. It’s a day to pay tribute to all people affected by humanitarian crises and those who lost their lives in service and to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the world.
This is more important now than ever. We should all have a greater sense of responsibility and develop a sense of global community. Hopefully WHD will inspire action so we can stand in solidarity against conflict, torture, disease, famine, suffering and the poor leadership that often turns a blind eye.
To get involved and do something check out lifeminute.tv/celebrity/video/cody-simpson-and-united-nations-host-sharehumanity-event-world-humanitarian-day
Rachel Nicks, one of the top five finalists for Women’s Health’s “Next Fitness Star” competition, stopped by to share some fitness essentials that’ll help you have your healthiest, happiest, and fittest fall ever!
For more healthy tips check out lifeminute.tv/health/video/womens-health-top-5-summer-workout-must-haves
Last week we chatted with Zanna Roberts Rassi, Marie Claire Senior Fashion Editor, who shared the hottest trends in denim. Here are few key pieces to go out and grab that will really update your wardrobe for the Fall season.
For more styles check out lifeminute.tv/fashion/video/fall-fashion-preview-top-denim-trends
As you may be able to tell we are a little obsessed with fashion over here at LifeMinute, so we had to share the news of Marchesa’s insane sample and stock sale. Check out how you can snag bags and a variety of pieces from their Couture, Notte and Bridal collections below!
Want more fashion tips? Head over to LifeMinute.tv/Fashion.
TV host, personality and interior designer, Nate Berkus blew us away with a sneak peek at the new LG Studio Appliance line which he unveiled at the 10th annual Dwell on Design show in L.A.
For more on Nate and LG’s new studio line check out lifeminute.tv/home-and-family/video/nate-berkus-teams-lg-studio-dwell-design
We attended a breakfast event in Arizona + Molly Ringwald hosted the event…so…ipso facto we’re now in The Breakfast Club with the 80’s pop princess!
We sat down with her at the 2015 Mom 2.0 Summit where she shared her Dove #BeautyStory and how for her it all stemmed from confidence within. It starts with having a real strong interior life…not just what’s on the outside. So she turned to creativity to get her through her awkward teenage years. And being a mom this is something she tries to pass along to her own children.
Check out the rest of her story here… lifeminute.tv/celebrity/video/molly-ringwald-helps-inspire-women-share-their-beautystory-mom-20-summit
Another monumental moment for us at LifeMinute! Getting to hang out with Jules and Katie from The Ting Tings for an hour, chatting about Studio 54, dressing like a toddler and how not getting drunk before going on stage is really working out better than they thought.
And if you’re asking yourself…who are these people?? Maybe the band name isn’t ringing any bells but their hits, “That’s Not My Name” and “Shut Up and Let Me Go” should definitely resonate. Did I just get you back? Good!
Their new album Super Critical is a different vibe than what we’re used to hearing from this pop-duo…more of an American late 70s, early 80s disco funk thing going on. Something straight out of Studio 54, it’s super fun and addicting.
Also addicting…their delicious British accents…take a listen for yourself and check out the full interview. lifeminute.tv/music/video/ibiza-usa-ting-tings-do-it-again
My favorite part was when Katie described her personal style as “dressing like a toddler.” Which I guess is true but she pulls it off with ease in a leather romper, lace top, sparkles in her hair, black tights and converse sneakers. LOVE!
It’s no secret that actress Sophia Bush from Chicago PD is one of those natural beauties….even People magazine seems to think so and named her one of the World’s Most Beautiful Women in their latest issue. So it shouldn’t be a surprise to hear she decided to do her photo shoot for the mag WITHOUT MAKEUP!!
We heard all about it when she stopped by our west coast studio. Sophia shared that it’s liberating to not have any makeup on and she actually doesn’t where a lot of makeup in her everyday life. As long as you can rock a bright, white smile…then you’re pretty much always good to go.
Her secret weapon is a Philips Sonicare toothbrush. She got hooked on it years ago when her dentist recommended it and has been obsessed with everything Sonicare ever since. Of course it works!! Just look at those pearly whites.
She also just tried out their Philips Zoom treatment which is only a 45 minute visit to the dentist and when you come out, your teeth are up to eight shades whiter. Just 45 minutes??!! Amazing!
Check out the rest of her beauty and health secrets here… lifeminute.tv/celebrity/video/sophia-bush-life-career-and-secret-her-gorgeous-smile.
This is one of the most anticipated fashion events of the year… the biggest costume party EVER and almost every big named celeb is in attendance. And this years theme did not disappoint…China: Through the Looking Glass.
For more on our favorites of the night and also the hottest couples who walked the carpet, check out lifeminute.tv/celebrity/video/met-2015-costume-gala and lifeminute.tv/celebrity/video/met-2015-costume-galas-hottest-couples
It’s been a busy start to Spring at our little LifeMinute digs — just 600 square feet of cozy white couch — and it’s been graced by a few of our fave celebs, from Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Hollywood’s It Girl Jamie Chung, to the incomparable music man Wyclef Jean, spilling the scoop on what they’ve been up to this season…
Gettin’ “Clefified” with Wyclef Jean
Now — the above is called “Clefified” and that’s just what we all got (Wyclef’s version of a head-band, the physical tribute to his new album Clefication) before sitting down for his interview. We haven’t washed our foreheads in a week — but that’s another story.
The lead single “Divine Sorrow” has been getting some serious play on our iPods since its release last November. The best we could have hoped for were some serious details on his famous collabs…from Whitney Houston to Shakira — well, we got it all, natch — but when he spontaneously broke into an acapella rendition of some old school “Gone Till November…” Well, I was seriously stoked. The album is in stores this month. It’s a must listen.
Gettin’ Down and Dirty…(well…Clean, actually) with JTF
Next up, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and it was awesome timing. My fab office mate (yes, you know who you are) cannot stop sneezing, so when our new favorite (self-proclaimed) neat freak and Modern Family star JTF — also a fellow allergy sufferer – let us in on his gig with AAFA and Febreze, we were thankful. He came by to share the dirt on…well, dirt…or allergens, to be exact. Turns out most of us are going about our Spring Cleaning the wrong way and stirring things up instead of removing them, so he showed us how to get the job done right. Check it out.
Yay, no more sneezing fits from our cubie roomies.
Jamie Chung’s Spring Must-Haves
That’s right…Jamie Chung stopped by. Now it’s no secret that I love to shop (most of us at LifeMinute do) and we welcome any weather that makes it easier for us to get out and get spending. What’s on our must-have list? Pretty much everything Jamie brought with her to our studio. Spoiler Alert: Jamie loves her Jergens as much as we do. Of course she does, you have to see her skin close up to fully understand. And that bod — well, she completely inspired me (and the rest of the LifeMinute team!) to start our own Pranamar Resort vacation fund. (Eat, sleep, yoga…YES please!) Her other Spring picks? A-split pencil skirts, and a fruity smoothie recipe you must try:
•1 frozen banana
•2 pitted dates
•handful of kale
•handful of blueberries
•1 scoop vanilla protein powder
•about 1-2 cups almond milk and some ice
Who knew blueberries and kale could live in perfect harmony? Yum! (Click for more)
Next week, we’re on the West Coast with Sophia Bush! Have a question for this beauty? Send it this way (email@example.com), and we’ll report back in our next blog post!