GOODLETTSVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - July 16, 2016) - Dollar General (NYSE: DG) welcomed thousands of visitors to Music City Center in downtown Nashville, Tennessee this afternoon for its second annual Day of Beauty, a free community event focused on multi-cultural health and beauty. Participants enjoyed a panel discussion with beauty bloggers and celebrity hair stylist Kim Kimble, a performance by renowned R&B artist KeKe Wyatt, beauty tips, a nail bar and free samples from leading brands available at Dollar General stores.
"Seeing the impact the second annual Day of Beauty had on participants is powerful," said Makia Embrey, Dollar General's brand ambassador. "The day provided a comprehensive look at improving emotional wellness, beauty trends and money-saving tips. Enjoyment and excitement were expressed for KeKe's concert, as well as empowering attendees with knowledge and information from blogger guests and Kim Kimble."
Representatives from LA Colors, Black Radiance, Maybelline, CoverGirl Queen Collection, Shea Moisture, Creme of Nature, Cantu, Softee, Ampro, Smooth n Shine, Bronner Brothers, Dark n Lovely, Let's Jam, Palmers, Africa's Best, KISS, Broadway, Luster's, Organic Root Stimulator, Curls Unleashed, Bella Curls and African Pride attended the event, provided samples and expert advice.
"I am excited to be attending Dollar General's Day of Beauty and to meet all of the guests who will be there," said celebrity hairstylist Kim Kimble. "I love to talk hair education and believe that style and healthy hair should co-exist."
The third issue of BEAUTYCENTS magazine also debuted today, providing readers with fall 2016 coupons, advice for the upcoming back to school and fall seasons, apparel trends and more. Copies will be available in all Dollar General stores in the coming weeks.
Kim Kimble: Kim Kimble is a third-generation hair stylist and owner of Kimble Hair Studio in West Hollywood, CA. She also serves as Beyoncé's primary hair stylist and stylist to celebrities including Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Shakira, Mary J. Blige, Iggy Azalea and more. She is also the creator of Kimble Beauty™ hair care, which caters to all hair types. Kim's hairstyles and innovative techniques have been featured in Vanity Fair, Allure, Vogue and more and in addition to starring in WeTV's hit television show LA Hair, now in its fifth season, she has also appeared on national shows including Oprah, Steve Harvey, Ricki Lake, Tabatha's Salon Takeover, Shear Genius and others as a hair expert.
KeKe Wyatt: R&B singer and Aratek powerhouse recording artist KeKe Wyatt recently released her fourth studio album entitled Rated Love, furthering her successful and chart-topping singing career. She earned national attention 15 years ago with work with Avant in 2001 and her rendition of Nothing in This World earned her a Soul Train Lady of Soul Award nomination for best new R&B/soul/rap artist in 2002. KeKe appeared in R&B Divas television series and recently performed at the Essence Musical Festival.
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Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years through its mission of Serving Others. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With 12,719 stores in 43 states as of April 29, 2016, Dollar General is among the largest discount retailers in the United States. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. For more information on Dollar General, please visit www.dollargeneral.com.
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