Sunday, May 26, 2013

Curly Cruise 2013- We had a ball!

So I know it's been a while since I've posted but I really felt like I lost my motivation for blogging. However, I went on a cruise in April with a group of natural hair ladies and it just really has me back in my groove. Over the next few weeks I will be reviewing the products I received either via purchase or giveaway and also will be having a contest or two as I have accumulated a lot products due to the cruise as well as my subscription to Curlbox :-)

So let me tell you beauties about this AMAZING cruise :-)

My friend Daphne was telling me about this cruise that a young lady named Ursula Kelly had put together. Daphne didn't find out about it until late summer 2012 and the cruise was set to sail April 2013 so I was worried I wouldn't make the payments in time however Diane Mason with the cruise planner was amazing in getting us all caught up in time to make the trip.

We sailed out of the Port of Miami with stops in the Florida Keys and Cozumel Mexico. Let me just say that from start to finish this event was planned so well. It was sponsored by Curls, we had discussion panels on products, styling, as well as regular hair maintenance  Additionally, the beautifully talented Felicia Leatherwood did a live big chop and also showed us how to trim our ends. We had an amazing cocktail party and so many giveaways I need another bag just for that.

Here are pictures that I took and I did borrow a few from the Curly Cruise site:-)

 The amazingly talented Ursula Kelly along with the ladies from the Curls NY-based team. They were such sweethears and so informative with the the Curls products and demonstrations

Daphne and me at the Cocktail bar ladies :-)

Celebrity stylist Felicia Leatherwood gave great time on how and went to trim your ends and also how to care for hair that may be weak areas of the scalp

 This is only a small amount of of products that Curls gave away to all the ladies in attendance.

 Supporting Daphne at the vendors fair. The other vendors included Ms. Veola Jolly who had homemade, natural hair and skin products, handcrafted earrings, as well as loc-socs.

Also vending was ladies of Curls as well as the V-Bar Lady who specializes in natural, holistic body and hair products. They are alternatives to the commercialized products sold in stores.

The next few pictures are of the cruise ship, awaiting to embark in Miami,  our stop in Key West, and our day at the beach in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico (we ported in Cozumel and ferried over to PDC).

Ladies (and gentlemen too lol) we'd love to have you on the 2014 Curly Cruise as we will once again be embarking from the Port of Miami with stops in Nassau Bahamas, Half Moon Cay , and Grand Turks (Turks & Caicos) March 31st-April 5th.

Fees include the following: Cruise Fare Taxes and Government Fees Ship Gratituities Miami Airport Transfers Convention Admission ( All workshops, events and vendor's fair) 2- Hour Cocktail Party T-Shirt and Bag Welcome to Miami Reception Admission

Prices based on Double Occupancy:
Inside Stateroom: $701.39
Oceanview Stateroom: $771.39
Balcony Stateroom: $891.39

Deposit Schedule: ( Call Diane at 1-888-202-4136 to make deposits)***
1st Deposit: $50 pp by June 3, 2013
2nd Deposit: $150 pp by August 15, 2013
3rd Deposit: $125 pp by October 18, 2013 (please pay this deposit by Cashier's Check or Money Order) 4th and Final Deposit: Remaining Balance - by January 15, 2014.

*** You are encouraged to make deposits in between the official deposit times so that you can complete deposits. ****

You will not be admitted to events or workshops if you do not book through this group!!

Cruise Schedule

 March 31 
Set sail at 4pm
4:30- 6:00 -Welcome and Live Big Chops

April 1 
8am -5pm - Nassau, Bahamas
6pm - 8pm - Cocktail Party

April 2 
7:30 am - 3:30 pm - Half Moon Cay
4pm -6pm - Workshop

April 3
 8:00am - 10:30am - Vendor's Fair
11am - 5pm - Grand Turk (Turks and Caicos)

April 4 - Sea Day
9am - 9:50am - Workshop
10am - 10:50am - Workshop
11am - 11:50am - Workshop
12 - 1pm - Break for Lunch
1pm - 3pm - Workshop
3:10 pm - 4:30 - Workshop
7pm - 8pm - Hair Show

Be sure to call Diane Mason at the Cruise Planner at 1-888-202-4136 to book now!!