Jan 03

How can your face can be oily and dry at the same time?

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Winter is here, and our skin can do some weird things. My skin tends to be on the oily side, but I do get a dry patches. So the hunt for the perfect moisturizer, for me, took a really long time, like years. Oily skin products made my dry areas look like Eczema. Normal skin moisturizers …

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Dec 27

Dry scalp season in here. Yay!! (JK)

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  It’s that time of year again. That time of year where it’s cold outside, heat is turned up high inside. We go out into the world bundled up, to walk into an overheated store, and our bodies just don’t know how to regulate it all. Our skin and lips become very dry. People lotion/moisturize …

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Nov 16

The perfect hair tie.

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A good amount my clients come into the salon, with their hair in ponytails, and their hair tie wrapped around so tight that you can see the cuticle layer being exfoliated off. When I tell them that wearing a hair tie that tight is really bad for their hair, they usually respond “but two times around …

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Nov 14

Why is a blow dry not included with my color service?

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This question comes up quite often, so here is the explanation. When you visit an upscale salon that is departmentalized you are seeing experts that are specialized in a specific field. What does that mean you ask? Well each person that works in the salon is trained in their field to make sure you are provided with the best …

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Oct 28

Have gray hair? You should have one of these for emergencies.

Touchback

It never fails. Thursday your hair is looking good and then Saturday you’re getting ready to go out and you notice those pesky grays are showing. It’s too late to go to the salon, what do you do? Well fret not, here is your solution. Touchback by Colormark is a marker like temporary gray cover …

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Oct 13

Bottled water is so last season.

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Are you still drinking bottled water? Do you feel trapped in the 2000’s? Well here, let me help you out of that. I used to feel elite cause I drank “premium” bottled water. The evolution for me was Poland Spring to Volvic to Fiji. I felt like I had status, like driving a Maserati. Then …

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Sep 15

Dry, frizzy, post summer hair? Try this.

Pantene Beautiful Lengths

  Most of my clients think when they have dry hair that they need to use a very expensive conditioner but whatever shampoo. Well that is WRONG. You want to use a great shampoo, something that won’t strip and dry your hair out. Then you can use any conditioner you like. Well, depending on your …

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Sep 02

Styling product of your dreams for curls.

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Satin Design by Shu Uemura is hands down my most favorite product ever! There has never been a more versatile, easy to use product. Satin Design is great for every hair type and style. The amount you use varies depending on your hair type and texture, but honestly it’s almost hard to over use, which is …

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Aug 25

Styling product of your dreams for blowouts.

Satin_Design

Satin Design by Shu Uemura is hands down my most favorite product ever! There has never been a more versatile, easy to use product. Satin Design is great for every hair type and style. The amount you use varies depending on your hair type and texture, but honestly it’s almost hard to over use, which …

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Aug 11

Scrubba scrubba scrubba… Your whole body.

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Picture this: me having a bad day, freaking out, it’s a rainy day, angry fast walking or shall I say stomping? I trip over something. I get up, angry and muddy, ready to kick something 40 yards into space. Then I realize nothing is there and my clumsy ass tripped over my own damn feet. So now …

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