When I mean done, I mean the issue has been photographed, written, designed, layed-out, the pages have been printed and our distributors have sent them to newsstands all across America! Not only that, but many homes across Los Angeles receive their copies of Genlux or Genlux OC. And for this issue we had two: One for LA, our cover model is Ireland Baldwin, the super cool daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger. You remember her as the one who Alec chewed out on that voicemail recording that hit every news channel across America—much ado about nothing really. Ireland Baldwin was only 11 back then. She's 19 now. And gorgeous. And smart. And if you read my interview, you'll see Ireland has overcome a tremendous lot in her life. For our OC cover edition of Genlux, we had the super talented Carmen Electra. Again, a woman of incredible passion, drive, determination who gives back in so many ways. Originally she came out to California to be a backup dancer. Prince, who knew talent when he saw it, told her she deserved to front her own group.
Carmen hosted our Genlux issue release fashion event in Laguna Hills on August 22 to benefit En Plein Air, the charity that gifts dermatological services to people in need—especially those who have just gone through cancer treatments. Dr Kathy Lee of Halcyon Dermatology heads up the charity along with hubby Denton Chase.
Ireland Balwin was photographed by Joseph Chen, the stylist was Lisa Cera (who Ireland loved working with), the makeup was by the incomparable Uzo Ukaeje, hair was by our favorite Robert Steinken, nails by Denise Bourne, and I was the art director.
Carmen Electra was photographed by Sylvie Blum; the stylist was the sweet Wilford Lenov, the makeup and hair was by Sooyoo Kim, and our favorite Denise Bourne was the nail tech.
View from the rooftop showing the Genlux OC issue release party hosted by Carmen Electra for En Plein Air charity held on August 22, 2015. The event was sponsored by Charles Schwab, Genlux, Halcyon Dermatolgy, and Vanquish ME.