Blissful Curls Bloggers Cruise NYC Kickoff Recap

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This past summer, I had the privilege of attending the Blissful CURLS Blogger Cruise in NYC. This event entailed an all-inclusive yacht cruise on the Hudson and East River featuring some of your FAVE natural hair & beauty vloggers/bloggers such as Naptural85, TarenGuy, KlassyKinks, Jenell B. Stewart and so many more! Essence Magazine was also in attendance to capture moments from this amazing event!

Mahisha Dellinger, founder and CEO of CURLS hair products, and I at the Blissful Curls Blogger Cruise.
Mahisha Dellinger, founder and CEO/Founder of CURLS hair products, and I at the Blissful CURLS Tour NYC.
CEO/Founder of CURLS Mahisha Dellinger's personal note to all attendees of the Blissful CURLS Blogger Cruise NYC.
CEO/Founder of CURLS Mahisha Dellinger’s personal note to all attendees of the Blissful CURLS Blogger Cruise NYC.

This event was organized and hosted by Julian of Bella Kinks. Julian’s bold and no holds bar personality helped the crowd to kick back and relax while humble and accessible CEO Mahisha Dellinger made the crowd feel at home for the duration of the cruise. Mahisha shared her back story and journey to success which started with some trials and tribulations. However, those trials and tribulations have molded her into the successful entrepreneur she is today. Mahisha also gave the audience tips on networking, building your brand, blogging and so much more! She mingled with attendees individually while attendees were also able to mingle and take photos with each other.

The Hornblower Yacht sailed across the Hudson with Bliss CURLS Tour NYC attendees on August 10, 2014.
The Hornblower Yacht sailed across the Hudson with Bliss CURLS Tour NYC attendees on August 10, 2014.
CURLS products on display. Attendees received FULL SIZED samples in their swag bags!
CURLS products on display. Attendees received FULL SIZED samples in their swag bags!

I was able to finally meet some of my favorite bloggers/vloggers such as Naptural85, ManeMoves, HeyGorJess, Taralindaaa, WonderCurl, TarenGuy, ClothesConscience, and ShineStruck. I was also able to mingle with some up and coming bloggers/vloggers along with fellow naturalistas! Lastly, I decided to take photos while viewing some absolutely breathtaking views of the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty and lower Manhattan. I hope you enjoyed my event recap and feel free to check out my photos from the Blissful CURLS Tour NYC below! Also, checkout the CURLS Facebook page for more photos and Instagram hashtags #BlissfulCurlsTour & #BlissfulCurlsTourNYC for more photos from the event!

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CEO/Founder of CURLS Mahisha Dellinger taking a moment with ShineStruck, myself, HeyGorJess and ClothesConscience at the Blissful CURLS Tour NYC.
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Group shot @ the Blissful CURLS Tour NYC! Left to right: Myself, Taralindaaa, ClothesConscience, Shinestruck, Nevabnprmd, Afroista, HeyGorJess, Doc_Martin.
Candid moments between blogger Taralindaaa and CURLS Street Team girl @ the Blissful CURLS Tour NYC
Candid moments between blogger Taralindaaa and CURLS Street Team girl @ the Blissful CURLS Tour NYC
@Doc_Martin & @NevabnPrmd of Natural Hair Does Care along w/@Afroista and @Shinestruck
@Doc_Martin & @NevabnPrmd of Natural Hair Does Care along w/ fellow bloggers @Afroista and @Shinestruck
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Group shot of all attendees at the Blissful CURLS Tour NYC. Photo courtesy of CURLS.
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Us-sies with Shalleen-Kaye & Seanna-Kaye of Natural Hair Does Care.
Bloggers Unite! Blissful CURLS Tour NYC attendees enjoying a cruise on the Hudson.
Bloggers Unite! Blissful CURLS Tour NYC attendees enjoying a cruise on the Hudson.
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Blogger Rene Daniella of @OwnbyFemme and I @ the Blissful CURLS Tour NYC.
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Priscilla (Shinestruck) and I @ the Blissful CURLS Tour NYC.
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Natural Hair Does Care founders Shalleen Kaye & Seanna Kaye with blogger @Ownbyfemme (Rene Daniella) @ the Blissful CURLS Tour NYC.
Vlogger/Blogger Naptural85 & I @ the Blissful CURLS Tour NYC.
Vlogger/Blogger Naptural85 (Whitney) & I @ the Blissful CURLS Tour NYC.
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Fun & candid moments caught between bloggers ClothesConscience & Naptural85
Vlogger & fellow naturalista TarenGuy and I @ the Blissful Curls Tour NYC.
Vlogger & fellow naturalista TarenGuy and I @ the Blissful Curls Tour NYC.
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Bloggers & Vloggers mingling while taking in the breathtaking views on the Hudson River.
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Candid moments caught between bloggers and naturalistas ClothesConscience and Natural Hair Does Care co-founder Shalleen-Kaye @Nevabnprmd,
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Lovely centerpiece display at the Blissful CURLS Tour NYC 2014.

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