The Art of Inclusion with Producer Sevier Crespo

Recently, Gemma Magazine had the opportunity to speak with film, television, and commercial producer Sevier Crespo and we were thrilled. Puerto Rican-born producer Sevier Crespo (seviercrespo.com) has worked with such Hollywood heavyweights as Michael Mann and Jerry Bruckheimer. He studied production at UCLA and learned the ropes under the guidance of Robert Townsend and director Sam Bayer at… Continue reading The Art of Inclusion with Producer Sevier Crespo

Ashley Alexiss: “It Model of the Moment”

Ashley Alexiss is a unique plus-side model while maintaining a healthy and realistic perspective on the modeling industry. Alexiss enjoys modeling and the opportunities that come from it; however, she also understands how social media and society can distort how we view our bodies and ourselves. It can be dangerous if you do not have… Continue reading Ashley Alexiss: “It Model of the Moment”

The Creativity of Skincare: Amina Adem

Internationally renowned beauty therapist and certified aromatherapist, Amina Adem, sums up her philosophy of life: Take care of the charm that is you, and you will always put your best face forward.From Eritrea to Ethiopia and Sudan, then to Saudi Arabia, Amina’s journey begins in exotic places with exotic smells that often define cultures.During her… Continue reading The Creativity of Skincare: Amina Adem

“It Boutique”: Frocks and Rocks in El Segundo

Frocks & Rocks on Grand Avenue in El Segundo is not just a boutique but it's a true shopping experience. It is an experience that is branded by a passion and education for fashion and style. The boutique by the ocean cultivates a brand culture that transcends age and time. Without a doubt, the Frocks… Continue reading “It Boutique”: Frocks and Rocks in El Segundo

The Creativity of Skincare: Gravitas Med Spa

How can I describe my Gravitas facial? One word: Incredible! Honestly, though, it was amazing, as it was hydrating, relaxing, and therapeutic. The facial lasted over an hour and truly cleansed and re-balanced my skin. Elaine Alberto, the head esthetician, administered my facial. After examining my skin, she knew exactly what it needed. Gravitas is… Continue reading The Creativity of Skincare: Gravitas Med Spa

VENIA’s S/S 21 “DELICATE NOISE” Explores Dystopian Survivalism, Freedom of Movement, and Progressive Detailing

In the void of 2020 lies the wake of a global pandemic, unprecedented changes, and political tension. Amidst the turmoil in Downtown Los Angeles, eco-tech fashion label VENIA Collection developed and released their New S/S 21 Collection. The result inspired the creation of “Delicate Noise”, a film incited by the stories of four individuals experiencing… Continue reading VENIA’s S/S 21 “DELICATE NOISE” Explores Dystopian Survivalism, Freedom of Movement, and Progressive Detailing

Style on Point: Sutton Stracke from RHOBH

What do I personally adore most about Sutton Stracke from "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills?" She has grace and style while still being sassy in a non-malicious way. It's her Southern roots and adherence to manners that make her a critical part of the group. She brings a sense of poise that we are… Continue reading Style on Point: Sutton Stracke from RHOBH

A Fresh Approach to Skincare: Forever Bloom

Everyone wants beautiful skin: Younger looking and that "healthy glow." It definitely becomes harder as we age and it can also be challenging finding the right product based off of specific skin issues. The cure to the aging process of the skin is not medically based; it will be chemistry-based. Years of biotechnology, chemical biology,… Continue reading A Fresh Approach to Skincare: Forever Bloom

Isabelle Fries in her Element: Singer, Songwriter, and Humanitarian

  Inspired by the music of Amy Winehouse, Elton John, The Lumineers, and Maggie Rodgers, Isabelle Fries blends the modern with the classic. A recent graduate of USC has just released her fourth single, "All We Had," a song about the people in life and the promise of always being there for them, no matter… Continue reading Isabelle Fries in her Element: Singer, Songwriter, and Humanitarian

La Vie Palette from Chella Beauty

Chella Beauty, an amazing beauty brand that focuses solely upon brows and eyes, and creates salon-quality products. Chella Beauty wants women to be confident, beautiful, and powerful. Chella is all about supporting your dreams, aspirations, and transformation. They know how you feel with great Brows. Beautiful! All of Chella's products are vegan, paraben-free, and gluten-free. The creator… Continue reading La Vie Palette from Chella Beauty

The New “It” Skincare Line: ‘Relentless’ from Father and Son Duo

THE FATHER SON DUO SHINING A NEW LIGHT ON SKINCARE -- RELENTLESS: THE SKINCARE BRAND THAT ANSWERS ALL OF YOUR SKINCARE PRAYERS Relentless skincare is the first brand made in the USA that encompasses both men and women and is truly transparent -- aiming to bring awareness to skincare and its ability to provide the confidence… Continue reading The New “It” Skincare Line: ‘Relentless’ from Father and Son Duo

The Vibrant Talent of Singer and Musician Heather Youmans

Heather Youmans began her journey in professional theatre at ten-years-old. She was then discovered within the music industry at 13. In years to come, she was the opening soloist for an event headlining Sting and the late Natalie Cole; performed in professional theatrical productions across Southern California; and grew up in the studio alongside Grammy… Continue reading The Vibrant Talent of Singer and Musician Heather Youmans