Press Release

Media & Merch Winter 2021 Press Release


Gift Wrap that Comes Alive, Celebrity Golf Pro Skincare to Weed & Wine Products Used on NBA and NFL Players,
Botanical Hair Growth Serums and More

(December 8, 2021, Malibu, CA) – Consumer Product Events, the matchmaker for products and press, will host the press-only Fall edition of Media & Merch: A (Virtual) Press Junket on December 8th at Since 2009, CPE has introduced their little black book of reporter contacts to PR agencies, in-house marketers and brands directly as a service to help reporters, bloggers and influencers who are looking for new products for reviews, roundups and gift guides. Products to be presented include:

BESO Wellness – Beso Wellness makes a cannabis-powered pain-relief balm, lotion and hair elixir created by celebrity massage therapist, Megan Blackwell whose clients include VIPs from the NBA, NFL, MMA, music, and entertainment industries. The “weed & wine” therapeutic formulations feature essential oils assembled from global history and various spiritual traditions such as mustard and black seed, frankincense, myrrh, turmeric, shea, coconut; all whipped into a luxurious grape seed base.

Macy Harrell |

Gift Wrap My Face – is a hilariously customized selfie gift wrap that features any face on the body of an elf, snowman, Santa, superheroes, robots, iconic statues, lamas, atop a dreidel or menorah or topping off a pronoun-appropriate pair of wedding gowns or tuxedos for nuptials. Their new augmented reality giftwrap puts a face onto a snow angel with a jumping reindeer or on the body of a dancing elf. The video paper drops a whole family of faces into a holiday clan scene. Loved and used by Oprah and Khloe Kardashian.

Macy Harrell |

Fix Your Feet Products – The active ingredient in Dr. Ragland’s Fix Your Fungal Nail™️ is Polyhexamethylene Biguanide (PHMB), a tested formula proven to eradicate fungus and restore nail health and appearance. Results have shown Fix Your Fungal Nail™️ to outperform over-the-counter antifungal nail topical solutions, due to the fact this product absorbs through the smaller pores of the nail beds.

Monique Lewis |

Lexi Skin – A skincare line created for outdoor athletic lifestyles by pro golfing sensation and Olympian, Lexi Thompson, Lexi Skin combines a passion for excellence with the proven benefits of Microencapsulated Copper Peptides and leading skin-restoring ingredients for healthier, younger looking skin. All Lexi Skin ingredients have been dermatologist tested, and are Leaping Bunny Certified.

Huda Khalid |

NOW® – One of the nation’s first natural product manufacturers, NOW offers a comprehensive approach to wellness by offering more than 1,400 dietary supplements, functional foods, sports nutrition, health and beauty products and essential oils. NOW’s wellness solutions are intended to encourage a healthy and happy New Year, New You.

Kristin Tuerk |

Sharing Solace – Pass along Token + Locket sets bring comfort to those grieving. The inner token can be removed, when the time is right, symbolizing the release of deliberating grief. Place your token into a new locket meant to be paid forward to someone who needs love and support as they move along in their own grief journey. Registering inner tokens at allows you to follow them, showing how a token has impacted lives as it moves from person to person.

Crystal Webster |

Shedavi – An Ayurvedic botanical hair growth serum featuring 22 essential oils such as argan, coconut, castor and tea tree, formulated to encourage hair growth, natural strength, length, thickness, and retain moisture. The elixir features exotic oils that have been used by women in their native lands for centuries, is gentle, vegan and also effective for enhancing eyebrows and skin, hands and cuticles. Formulated without parabens or phthalates.

Tyhira Stovell |

About Media & Merch are the virtual press junkets presented by Consumer Product Events, the brainchild of product launch expert, Alyson Dutch. A PR matchmaker for products and press, CPE was established in 2009 to connect product marketers directly with the press who are looking to report about them. CPE is a sister company of Malibu-based Brown + Dutch Public Relations, Inc.