Beauty & Blessings: See How This LA Hairstylist Overcomes Losing Sister in Tragic Car Accident

November 9, 2015  |  

We created a contest where we encouraged women to share their journey to becoming a boss. The winners received a makeover by a celebrity glam squad.

California native, Angel Toney shares how losing her sister in a horrific car crash, right after they launched their hair company, helped her to rise in the face of adversity.

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AJ Crimson is a Entrepreneur, Makeup Artist and Beauty & Lifestyle Expert as well as one of the most trusted names and leading authorities in the beauty industry. AJ’s established reputation as an innovative beauty solutionist has made him and his products first choice for artists and celebrities including Christina Milian, Adrienne Bailon, Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas, Angela Bassett, Eva Pickford, Regina King, Amerie, LeToya Luckett, Brandy, Raven-Symone and more. His products are also used on the television series American Horror Story, Power, Scandal, The Game, The View,  VH1’s Hit The Floor, The Real , America’s Next Top Model and the box office smash The Hunger Games and in countless runway shows.

AJ’s work has been featured in fashion, beauty and music magazines worldwide including Vogue, Glamour, Marie Claire, InStyle, Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire, Essence and leading Japanese Entertainment magazines Blenda and Luire. For more information visit


Professional hair stylist, Keira White of Willingboro, NJ has been recently breaking hair barriers and very well taking the path of success into full drive. Keira is a licensed cosmetologist and also received her BS degree in PR from Morgan State University. From NY to LA, she has worked with popular hair extension companies, published magazines and award shows. As well as, television networks and appearances including, Bravo, MTV, VH1 and TV One. Her dynamic styling has been seen during several seasons of New York Fashion Week and the Victoria Secret Fashion Show. Keira is also a member of the L’OREAL and Soft Sheen Carson Style Teams, as well as many other special projects and documentaries.

She has volunteered with several organizations with young teenagers and women to teach them proper hair care techniques, trick and tips. This Jersey girl has vowed to never settle and to do everything with passion.

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