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The Divine Female Event in Santa Monica Natural Beauty and Breast Cancer Awareness

If I was on the West Coast this weekend, I would hot-foot it over to “The Divine Female Pop-Up Shop for Conscious Beauty & Breast Cancer Awareness,” sponsored by Yogitoes and The Yoga Beauty Bar .

Sadly, I’m East Coast-bound, but if you are lucky enough to be anywhere in the vicinity of Yogitoes rExperience Lab, 2403 Main Street, in Santa Monica, CA, this is an event you will not want to miss. There is shopping for top organic beauty brands, mini-beauty and -wellness treatments, advocacy and education on breast cancer awareness, complimentary yoga classes on Saturday and Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m., along with giveaways and prizes. A percentage of all proceeds will be donated to

Head over to the roundtable discussion on Sunday, October 28 at 11:30 a.m., featuring top MDs: Dr. Helena Chang, renowned oncologist and director of the Revlon/UCLA Breast Center; Dr. Nanette DeBruhl, top UCLA-based breast radiologist; Dr. Camilla Griggers, wellness educator and co-founder of and more. The panel will be moderated by Rachel Sarnoff,

Here is a quick tour of some of the fabulous beauty brands you will find:

Olie Biologique an argan oil-based line of lightweight, USDA Certified face and body oils. No parabens, artificial fragrance, synthetics or chemical preservatives.  

Revolution Organics an innovative color cosmetic line free of chemicals, parabens, synthetics, artificial ingredients, and fillers. Founders Alexandra Zanella and Melissa Shabinsky developed concentrated, multi-tasking products.

TAPA a 100% natural soy wax candle and organic wild-crafted bath & body line that is reiki-infused and made fresh in small batches keeping them full of healing energy.

PritiNYC nail polishes are non-toxic and made without toluene, dibutyl phthalate (DHB) and formaldehyde–all known carcinogenic ingredients. Fast drying and chip resistant, they contain a UV inhibitor, and are extremely durable and glossy, and completely safe for use on children and moms-to-be.

Lalun Naturals offers sustainable, plant based skincare, perfume, flower essences and more that are made entirely by hand using minimally processed whole ingredients without the addition of synthetics, isolates or extenders.  

Kelley Quan New York is a line of vegan makeup brushes with a philosophy that is socially and environmentally aware. The brand, founded by Kelley Quan-McIntyre, is an active participant with social, environmental and animal rights issues.

Joanna Vargas Skin Care New York-based celebrity facialist Joanna Vargas is renowned for her natural skin care products, such as Vitamin C for face, a face wash to complement her vitamin c serum, and a range of anti-aging moisturizers.

Buddha Nose Buddha Nose is an award-winning, yoga-inspired brand of USDA certified organic mind-body-beauty products infused with organic and wild-crafted essential oils. Each product has its own distinct mind-body-beauty intention.

Salve Sister  A brand-new organic brand featuring one multipurpose balm that does it all: soothes lips, elbows, knees and heels, and anywhere else that needs a little love. With raw cupuacu nut butter, shea butter, coconut oil and other fair-trade ingredients sourced from around the globe.

The Divine Female, October 25-28, Yogitoes rExperiene Lab, 2403 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA:,