This Sunday, April 22nd, kicks off the start of the “Women’s Drive: NYC Tour”, an initiative
dedicated to providing basic hygiene products to women in need throughout New York City.
The drive was created by Essence Beaute (@EssenceBeaute), a start-up digital content brand that
aims to support, empower, and provide equal media representation for all women. EB was
founded by our very own events intern, Nakia Kerlan (@NakiaKerlan) and her best friend, up
and coming editorial makeup artist, Keyanna Banks (@Kbank.s).
The first stop on the tour is Harlem, NYC! The brand has partner up with Luxury Hair Lounge
(@LuxuryHairLoungeNYC), located at 111 E 125th St, New York, NY, 10035, to host the drive.All products will be donated to Greenhope Housing and Win NYC, women’s shelter facilities in East Harlem.
Acceptable donations include (but are not limited to):
- razors (for shaving)
- feminine wipes
- body lotion
- Baby wipes/ diapers
Donations will be accepted starting on the 22nd, throughout the week until Saturday, April 28th,
during salon hours. Stop by between 12pm and 5pm on Sunday, April 22nd, to receive treats and
a free BUST Magazine issue, with a donation.