Nia Peeples: Beauty Q&A

I had the pleasure of chatting with Nia at the Time Warner Cabletime Party the other night. Anyone who’s met Nia is immediately disarmed by her natural beauty, charm, and down-to-earth warmth. She just glows! Nia also writes about beauty, health, and empowerment on her own blog, Nia’s Elements of Life.

Clothes:  The dress is from Sisa. My ‘Malibu Moms,’ as I call them, Noriko and Ema, help me get ready. I bring them with me!

Shoes: These are old! Playboy platforms, no, really. They’re comfortable.

Hair: I have to give a shout out to my hairdresser, because I just got it done today and it was the first time. Her name is Annika Haughton at the Angus Mitchell Salon. (I remark that she took quite a risk getting it cut and colored the day of a red carpet shoot by someone she never worked with before, but Nia said she liked to give people a shot.) I emailed her ahead of time and let her know what I needed. And look how it came out! (As you can see, quite well.)

Rings: My grandfather made these. He was a professor of art at Baylor University.  My bracelet is from Re/Worked, and it’s an old guitar strap. The watch is a Reactor.

Earrings: Oh god! My son’s ex girlfriend left these at our house…so I kept ’em!

Makeup: I do my own with my Malibu Moms!

I could have kept going, but Nia is in demand and had to run back to the red (blue) carpet. Find her on twitter.


Donna Lethal

About Donna Lethal

Donna Lethal is the author of "Milk of Amnesia" and writes for her own blog (Lethal Dose), Hair Hall of Fame, Dowager Quarterly, Find A Death, & the Valhalla Cemetery chapter in "Weird Hollywood." A native of Lowell, Mass., she's lived in Boston, NY and London before settling here. When not writing, she's hiking, soaking in a Korean salt room or in the high desert with her pit bull.
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2 Responses to Nia Peeples: Beauty Q&A

  1. Love the idea of a guitar strap bracelet.

  2. Donna Lethal Donna Lethal says:

    I tried to find their website, but I couldn’t! Googling re/worked jewelry leads to TONS of stuff, but I will find it eventually. It’s a gorgeous piece.

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