Unmasquerade Gala - Promoting Awareness for Dating Abuse

Oct 23, 2013- HOLLYWOOD- Unmasquerade, a sensational costumed gala hosted by Break The Cycle, held its 5 year anniversary event at the trendy Avalon Club in the heart of Hollywood on October 23, 2013 to bring awareness to dating abuse.

Sexy party guests Jeny Nicholson and Jenna Vining with friend. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

Costumed guests were invited to ‘Unmask the Truth’ about dating abuse while raising funds to promote safe and healthy relationships. Proceeds benefited LoveIsRespect.

DJ HEM kept the dance floor packed with popular beats from the 80’s and 90’s.

 

DJ HEM rocks the Avalon. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

The Phoenix Salon's vanity area. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

 

Jennifer Injaian, esteemed owner of the distinguished Phoenix Hair Salon and Greg Morra, the rock star hairdresser, lent their time to the cause by offering costumed guests complimentary fashion-forward hair styles.

Greg Morra and Jennifer Injaian of the prestigious Phoenix Hair Salon. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

Jennifer Injaian creating a hair style for a guest. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

Jennifer Injaian and Greg Morra style Leah Selby's hair. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

 

Celebrities in attendance included: Model and actress Jelena Jensen, film director Christy Oldham, and film producer Clinton H. Wallace. Costumed celebrity impersonators included: Leslie McKeller (as Olivia Newton John) and Ashley Eslick (as Frida Kahlo).

 

Film producer Clinton H. Wallace and actress Jelena Jensen. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

Jennifer Injaian and Christy Oldham. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

Ashley Eslick channels Frida Kahlo. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

Rockstar hair stylist Greg Morra and filmmaker Christy Oldham. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

Businessman Matt Erickson and actress Jelena Jensen. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

Jennifer Injaian. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

Martin Berman and Dana Wacks channel zombie inspired puppeteers. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

Tom and Alex channel Phantom of the Opera. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

Costumed Guests. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

DJ HEM. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

 

Other vendors included: Professional makeup artist Eva of Beauty Monster and Susi Gonzalez, from Palace Beauty College.

Eva from Beauty Monster. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

Susi Gonzalez paints a guests fingernails. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

Susi Gonzalez. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

 

About Break the Cycle

 

Founded in 1996, Break the Cycle is still the only agency to provide comprehensive dating abuse prevention programs exclusively to young people. Break the Cycle engages educates and empowers young people to build lives and communities free from domestic and dating violence. Please visit their facebook page for more info on how you can volunteer or make a donation.

 

Break the Cycle representatives Nicola Smith, Leika Ilagan, Kira Radstrom, Ashley Jakubczyk. Photo credit and copyright: Demi Goddess Pictures

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