Aida Cosmetics introduced the Confidence and Glamour campaign, featuring Chenese Lewis, with the purpose of celebrating plus size beauty in 2013. Chenese who was the first Miss Plus America has been the face for the campaign for two consecutive years. The 2015 campaign will include a second person, Aida Rodriguez a comedian of Puerto Rican/ Dominican descent who battled anorexia by turning to comedy for healing and is best known for being a top ten finalist on the eighth season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing.
The behind the scenes coverage of the Confidence and Glamour photoshoot was covered exclusively by SLiNK Magazine and will appear in the Summer issue. Based in the UK, distributed in 15 countries, SLiNK Magazine is the leading printed plus size fashion magazine and can be purchased at select newsstands and stores across the US and UK.
The 2015 Confidence and Glamour campaign launch is scheduled for Thursday, May 28th in Los Angeles with an exclusive red carpet beauty and fashion event.
Think Tank Gallery
939 Maple Ave. S
Los Angeles, CA 90015
6:30pm – 12:00am
Products featured in the Confidence and Glamour campaign are available at www.AidaCosmetics.com
About Aida Cosmetics
Aida Cosmetics, LLC (Aida Makeup Cosmetics), is a cruelty free and natural plant base cosmetics brand owned by Aida Danielle and Amberly Olguin. Aida started her career at the age of 18 with modeling and later by teaching modeling courses for a well-known established modeling school. Amberly joined the company in 2011, and with her background as an event planner and publicist; she was a great addition for Aida Cosmetics. They both quickly recognized the benefits of each other’s expertise towards the versatility and creativity for Aida Cosmetics products. Aida and Amberly both strongly believe that every woman should feel beautiful and glamorous without having to spend a fortune on cosmetics products. That shared belief is what led Amberly to become a co-owner in 2012.
About Chenese Lewis
Ebony.com recognized Chenese’s ever-lasting impression on the plus size industry by naming her one of “The Top Six Plus Fashion Power Players in the Plus Industry” for her direct connection and extreme passion for the plus community. Chenese Lewis is a sought after keynote speaker, expert commentator, and a positive body image and self-esteem advocate who made history by being the first woman crowned Miss Plus America in 2003. Her unique story and prestigious career has been featured by countless media outlets such as Dr. Phil, The Insider, E! News, EXTRA, The National Examiner, iVillage, Figure Magazine and USA Today.
About Aida Rodriguez
Aida Rodriguez, a top ten finalist on season eight of NBC’s Last Comic Standing is a regular on all of Hollywood’s hottest comedy stages such as The Improv, Laugh Factory, Jon Lovitz Comedy Club and is a regular opener on the road for Russell Peters. Aida has also toured abroad performing for the troops on USO Tours. She is the first and only Latina to ever appear on BET’s “Comic View: One Mic Stand”. Aida has also been featured on Nuvo TV, FOX, Nickelodean, and most recently appeared in the ‘Light Girls’ documentary on OWN.