Red Carpet Beauty & Wellness Retreat

A few days before the televised 70th Emmy Awards in Los Angeles hosted by Colin Jost and Michael Che, the nominees, celebrity talent, and selected media and press were invited to attend the Red Carpet Beauty & Wellness Retreat Gifting Lounge at the InterContinental Hotel along the Avenue of the Stars.

Entering the lounge, there was a station of food and beverages provided by Wolfgang Puck and Co., Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf and multiple wineries, including Youngberg Hill Felino Estate.


Invitees received mini onsite beauty services by Toni & Guy, a multi-award winning hairdressing brand with more than 50 years of experience in education, superior client service and haircare expertise. The gifting lounge offered health and beauty touch-ups.


All approved guests receive a complimentary vacation package to one of the sponsoring Caribbean or Mexico resort. The all-inclusive St. James’s Club & Villas is located on a secluded 100-acre peninsula on the southeastern coast of Antigua. exudes a casual, club-like ambience. This exclusive hideaway caters to families, singles and couples with plenty of amenities and activities for all. The resort has a longstanding reputation for exceptional, caring service as guests enjoy a wide array of island- and water-based diversions. The. are two white-sand beaches offering complimentary non-motorized water sports such as kayaking, paddle boarding and sailing. Swim in each six distinctive swimming pools or rejuvenate with a beauty or relaxing treatments at the Spa & Salon. Active travelers can take advantage of the resort’s four tennis courts and new state-of-the-art Fitness Center, while families will appreciate the resort’s complimentary Kids Club. The resort’s four distinctive restaurants serve everything from casual to gourmet cuisine.


Some of the favorite items included the elegant Contigo THERMALOCK Couture vacuum insulated bottle. This 100 % BPA free bottle keeps beverages cold for up to 24 hours and hot for up to 10 hours. The full body graphics has an easy to carry handle, stainless-steel cap and wide mouth for comfortable drinking. It’s MSRP value is $19.99.


Everyone received hats, backpacks and classes from The Wall an architecturally significant and state-of-the-art fitness space that has been designed by award-winning design team De-Spec Inc. Every visual detail is an expression of their  philosophy to break through and rise above both physically and mentally.

Entrepreneur Jean Criss‘ inventive idea CRISSCROSS Intimates, was created a luxury intimate apparel line for women and men. She launched it in April 2017 with an e-commerce site. As a cancer survivors she helps others regain dignity and confidence and offers comfort during post-recovery to expedite the  healing process. The USPTO utility patent approved designs made for Breast Cancer Survivors and other Breast Patients, are designed for Survivors by a 10-year Breast Cancer Survivor with extensive media and high-tech experience. The apparel she sells is chic, colorful and comfortable post-op Bras, Prosthesis Pocket Bras, matching panties, leggings, accessories, men’s ompression Vests and educational products of Inspiration.

As Author of My Pain Woke Me Up Trilogy series (1) BLISS! (2) Legal Injustice and (3) LIVE Your Dreams, Criss continues to chronicle her journey throughout her career.  Her next book reveals the trials and tribulations being an entrepreneur written in short reality stories. In BLISS!, Criss reveals her colorful journey from young widowhood thru the defeat of breast cancer and the pursuit of happiness.


Guests had the opportunity to choose from a table of board games that included Oregon Trail where players place tiles to discover the trails, rivers, forts, and towns ahead of them that they will move through to this new land. Hazards along this scenic journey include disease, drowning, and rattlesnakes that plague you along the way. Until, eventually, you find yourself safe, in Willamette Valley.

This Secret Room Event Red Carpet Beauty & Wellness Retreat Gifting Lounge has no affiliation with the Television Academy Emmy Awards.


2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards Secret Room Style Lounge

This year on June 17 at the InterContinental in Century City on the Avenue of the Stars, the MTV nominee stars for the upcoming MTV Award show, showed up with their friends, managers and agents to explore the Secret Room Style Lounge.

The Secret Room Lounge is a total pampering experience before the MTV Movie and Television Awards. Luxurious services included massages, eye lashes, teeth whitening, Botox, fillers & nails. This year’s platinum sponsors 23 and me helped attendees to discover their background.

Walking into the event another platinum sponsor Welch’s Sparkling Rose’ served their new and festive non-alcoholic beverage. This beautiful distinctive pink color bubbly drink offers a light, refreshing taste, that fits into a non-alcoholic lifestyle. It’s ideal for Sweet Sixteen parties, weddings and something all ages can drink during holiday gatherings. Learn more.

IMG_5991These VIP’s received gifts and met over 50 established and up-and-coming business and product representatives. Highlights of the day included a choice of luxury stays in Bali, Seychelles or across Asia. Avani Hotel & Resorts & The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas Nusa Dua Bali gifted 5 night stays to one of their many locations.IMG_6114Walking inside the gifting lounge there were colorful shoes, sparkling jewelry, hip and trendy baby, pet products, luxurious skin and hair care products, culinary products, food and wine. Here are some of my favorite products:IMG_6067 Dog lovers received “Nothing Will Make Your Dog Happier!” Farm Fresh Dog Treats are made with Canadian ingredients that include oatmeal, pinch of sea salt, ground beef, heart, liver and kidney, brown sugar, honey and a sprinkle of garlic powder. The hearty treats can be broken into little pieces to be used for training or simply for pleasure. Click here for more information or call 877-487-3947.IMG_6071The SitStayGo COMPLEASH – A must for every owner and dog by founder Michelle Glasser. It’s a 4-in-1 device ideal for walks, hikes, office days, hotel stays, flights and road trips. First you fill the water tight flask that holds 10 oz. of fresh water. Next fill the two round container bowl with dog food, dog treats or your keys and ID. Third, grab the comfortable rubber leash handle. Fourth, clip the standard heavy duty nylon leash to the device and to your dog’s harness or collar. It’s ideal to keep your dog hydrated and feed while on the go. The company also has a heart. For every SitStayGo purchase, a portion of each sale will be donated to the PRoud rescuers of PR, based in San Juan, PR, and Huntington, NY. Click here to learn more.IMG_6061Culinary Fans will use the Canadel book – The Art of Dining and a wood cutting or cheese board. Inside the gift bag was a certificate and Canadel catalogue. For more than 30 years, the company has staked its reputation on high quality tables, chairs, sideboards, benches and ottomans. Click here to learn more.IMG_6004Attendees received blue reusable water bottles and The AYRO HT Plus new countertop alkaline water filtration system. It’s compact and easy to attach to most faucets. The multi-stage filtration is made with high grade coconut shell carbon. This carbon-block reduces >99.95% of particles 0.5 micron and larger including pathogenic bacteria. The filters last up to 6 months to provide healthy, alkaline antioxidant water pH ranging from 8.5 to 9.5. Shop AYRO HT. Call (909)468-0999.IMG_6001NutraMilk representatives were there giving samples of their nut butters and milks made from their high-end kitchen appliance. It’s great for people who are dairy-free, lactose intolerant, vegan or just enjoy plant-based diets. Valued at $449, VIP attendees received this appliance and every guest received mini mason jars filled with fresh almond hazelnut butter made on-site by The NutraMilk. To learn more, go to

IMG_5997Makelab – This Brooklyn-based 3D Printing company offers quick, affordable and highquality 3D prints. For this event they made and gifted delicious MTV logo chocolates from their 3D molds. They also gave 3D printed succulent planters, necklaces, and movie icon trophies (ET, Alien from Alien vs Predator, Dragon eggs from Game of Thrones, and Dory from Finding Dory. makelab creates 3D printed custom designs for the entertainment industry including film and television props, costumes and decorations. Click here to learn moreIMG_6072Woven Pear Socks was created in 2015 when the creator saw a need for high quality woven cotton socks. Woven Pear socks offer a hint of quirkiness, joy, and comfort all along your journey with food, animal, and holiday print fun socks for women. Each sock is dyed and dipped by hand to ensure a unique pop of color. These socks make me smile every time I look at my feet. . To learn more click here.IMG_6093Genius Treatments CBD infused Body Oil is a luxurious body oil that quickly absorbs into your skin to moisturize dry or mature skin. It also gives extra relief to sore and tired muscles. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a key component of Cannabis sativa L., which accounts to many of the plant’s natural health benefits. CBD is not psychoactive, it’s not addictive or habit forming and can be legally purchased and used throughout the United States. The nominees received Spray DR25 Spray and Salve to work together to provide relief. Learn more here.IMG_6089Chuties reusable tote bags by Crapchute – This Encinitas company has a heart and are committed to help save our environment one bag at a time. The company gave attendees one of their beautifully designed hand bag and a shoulder bag. These collapsible bags are hand-cut and sewn by a person, not machine to hold up to 100 pounds each. Each bag is made of high quality rip-stop, water resistant and rip resistant parachute fabric. Crapchute wants to save the environment. With every purchase Crapchute will donate to an Ocean preservation organization. They also donate time to clean up the local beaches in CaliforniaLearn more about these bags.

Secret Room Events is not affiliated with MTV/Viacom. MTV does not endorse or have any sponsorship involved in Secret Room Events.