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Inside GBK Oscar’s Gifting Suite for the Stars

By Julie Fink
Posted On Feb 28, 2016
Inside GBK Oscar’s Gifting Suite for the Stars

At the GBK Productions & LifeCell 2016 Pre Oscar Lounge event over the weekend, stars came out to sift through the various gift bag goodies. GBK, the luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company, and LifeCell, will honor the 2016 OSCAR Nominees and Presenters with a luxury gift and style lounge on February 26th and 27th at the London Hotel in West Hollywood. The lounge will be filled with a variety of products and services, certain to spoil the actors and actresses of the films to be recognized at this year’s Academy Awards.

The wide array of high-end beauty products, the latest in fashion, spa give-a-ways and trendy tech gadgets deem it to be a night of fun and fab!

Several well-known actors were shown posing with hoverboards made by Swagway, including Felicity Huffman (Desperate Housewives), Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight, The Expendables) and Luis Guzman (Boogie Nights, Narcos). Stars also received a celebrity-favorite All-In-One Anti-Aging Treatment by LifeCell: A paraben-, fragrance-, and cruelty-free product that acts as an under eye treatment, firming serum, dark spot corrector, antioxidant serum, wrinkle reduction treatment. I want.

New You stopped to chat with a few gift-goers and luxury lounge vendors…

Showtime’s “Ray Donovan” star Steven Bauer says, “This was fun here today. The London Hotel has hosted amazing gifting suites with beautiful products and they treat you really well.” The “Scarface” veteran actor also gave a nod to Leonardo DiCaprio for a hopeful win as well as Director, AlejandroIñárritu for “The Revenant.” And don’t miss the dirty details on “RayDon” as has he dishes some secret scenes, “Wait til’ you see…” Bauer says.

Take it from Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Genevieve Morton who dishes on her fitness routine and beauty secrets. She raves about the CrossFit class BX, “It’s crazy, I lost 10 pounds without even doing anything and I eat whatever I want.” As a beauty product reviewer, Morton is up on all the latest and greatest products on the market. Check out what under eye concealer she uses and swears by:

A representative of LifeCell shared the secret of one of Hollywood’s favorite skin care lines. “A lot of men have been loving the eye creams,” she exclaimed, “especially since most people have been traveling, they are like ‘I need this in my bag!” And we do too! You can go to LifeCellCream.com for full access of this amazing South Beach skin care line.

Another Hollywood A-Lister’s go-to skin care destination is the The Alessi Institute of Beverly Hills. We spoke with a lovely representative who gave us the scoop on a new form of skin treatment called SculpSure.  They are the first practice in the company to use such an innovative technique. The booth was also accompanied by their charity called Face Forward, who provides pro bono reconstructive surgery to victims of violent and disfiguring crimes. Check it out and learn more at www.facialinstitute.com.

New You had a final stop at a fashion booth and chatted with an accessory innovator called Jewelinx. This a unique and easy way to organize your wardrobe and your favorite accessories while keeping your closet neat. She showed us a few great ways to organize with style! Check it out at www.hangerjewelinx.com.