Byron & Tracey Pre-Emmy’s Beauty Bar

So it’s Emmy’s madness once again here in sunny Los Angeles.  On Friday I stopped by the Byron & Tracey salon in Beverly Hills to freshen up my highlights before the big Emmy’s weekend.  For those who don’t know, Tracey Cunningham, Redken Creative Consultant for Color, is an A-list colorist whose clients include Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Reese Witherspoon, all who always look flawless, in my opinion.

As soon as I arrived, I had to sort my way through about 15 paparazzi who were camped outside trying to catch a glimpse of all the celebs going in and out of the salon.  I walked inside and immediately saw Minka Kelly (aka Leila on “Friday Night Lights”), who probably thinks I’m stalking her since I’ve also seen her in SoHo AND at another event in LA.  Anywho, Dani, my colorist, did an amazing job freshening up my blonde locks and the time flew by as I watched a ton of celebs come in and out.  Other spottings included Jordana Brewster, Stephanie Pratt (who walked out with the biggest beehive I’ve ever seen), Rashida Jones and Mindy Kaling from “The Office.”  I have to say, I’m very pleased with my highlights and, as an added bonus, I got to check out an amazing scent- Calvin Klein’s Euphoria.  I’m really bad at describing fragrance but I will say that I know what I like and I know what I don’t like…and I like this.  The scent has seductive floral notes and the bottle is really sleek and sexy.  What’s not to like when you combine perfect blonde highlights, celeb sightings and great perfume.

Jeannine Morris on E! Emmy’s segment!

So working in the beauty/social media industry, I meet a LOT of people.  Most are fairly nice or at least tolerable but I do hold a few that I’ve met close to me and consider them TRUE friends.  Jeannine Morris is one of those few!  As a former Cosmo editor, beauty writer and founder of BeautySweetSpot.com, Jeannine is a mega force in the beauty world but wanna know how we fell in friendship love?  I was flying out to LA to find an apartment, my flight was delayed SIX, yes I said SIX hours and I went on Twitter only to see that Jeannine had tweeted about having a glass of wine in Terminal 5 at JFK.  Wait- I was in terminal 5 at JFK!  I tweeted back and emailed her and eventually we found each other!  How CRAZY is that?  Anyhow, we stayed in touch and when she came out to LA to do an E! segment for the Emmy’s we hung out poolside at my favorite spot, The Roosevelt Hotel (we even met Sal from E!, who apparently thought he knew me), and I helped her practice her lines for the segment!  I’m proud to say that Jeannine absolutely killed it- flawless.  Check out her segment on her blog, here.