Hair, Makeup and Beauty

In this section you’ll find beauty tips, my hairstylist portfolio, hairstyle ideas, makeup looks and more!

Prom Planning Checklist for the Best Prom Hairstyle

Prom Planning Checklist for the Best Prom Hairstyle Want to get the best prom hairstyle possible? I’m bringing you another prom planning checklist, but this one is for the clients (Hairstylists, I have a prom planning checklist for you, too)! Follow these tips to make sure your formal hairstyles for prom are top-notch, and to ensure […]

Waves On Wednesday: Such A Tease!

What is the South’s most renowned hairstyle? You guessed it….BIG! The bigger the better, we like to say. Of course, not everyone has naturally big hair like I do. Some folks have to work at it, using lots of great products, and a little technique called “teasing”, or technically, backcombing. You don’t have to use […]


Growing Out Short Hairstyles With Style

Growing Out Short Hairstyles With Style I have some great tips for growing out short hairstyles, and doing it with style! You don’t have to suffer through the frumpy stages if you can just muster a little patience and be open to some cute styles along the way. I’m also sharing my best healthy hair […]

Waves On Wednesday: Pooh’s First Dance

That dreaded time has come: I’ve been faced with the challenge of being ‘hairdresser/makeup artist’ for my own offspring.  We in the beauty industry know that this can sometimes be challenging, given that as ‘parents’, we know absolutely nothing, couldn’t tell fashion if it hit us in the face, and are complete and total idiots. […]

Salon Retail in Small Town America

As you can imagine, I love to follow beauty industry-related magazines on Facebook and Twitter. I love to see new ideas for hair color, follow what’s trending for cuts, and I also love the occasional controversial article or Q & A about my line of work. I recently read an article about selling retail that […]

Ho Ho Holy Cow, Your Hair Looks Amazing!

Ho Ho Holy Cow, Your Hair Looks Amazing! It’s that time of year again! The salon is kicking into high gear right now, and the Christmas rush is upon us. My days in the salon are full, just the way I like them. And my beautful customers? They are here so they can hear the […]

Waves On Wednesday: Hair Color Trends (Plus Halloween)

It was a low key Halloween at the salon.  That was ok with me, because I had an exhausting week!  I missed last week’s Share Your World post, dang-it! Here we are, cute as pie. I was a prom queen, c. 1970, right down to the suntan pantyhose…ew!  What a miserable costume.  I kept having […]

Waves On Wednesday: Halloween!

This will be my first post in my new weekly feature…Waves On Wednesday!  Of course I had to come up with a cute pun for my series, because that’s how it’s done, bruh. This series will be beauty-related, and I will share anything from what’s trending with hair to some trendy hair I’ve done…and everything […]

How To: Brow Shaping Tips for Perfect Eyebrows

One of my favorite salon services is brow shaping. Practically perfect brows can be the marvelous crown for any makeup look. I love to tweeze, wax, and artfully create the best eyebrow shape for each person’s face. I love it when someone comes in with wild and woolly eyebrows and I get to bring out […]