Hair, Makeup and Beauty

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

Busy Spring in the Salon~Color and Formal Season

Busy Spring in the Salon It’s Spring in the salon! That means we have been busy, busy, busy, which is just the way I like it. Everyone wants a new color, cut or style when the landscape starts changing and the sun starts shining. We had such a brutally cold winter in the Deep South this […]

The Story Of My Life: A Guest Post By Jimmie (Jimmie Has A Problem, Part II)

The Story of My Life – Jimmie’s Recommendation for Red Skin “Oh, your blush is perfectly applied.  How do you do that every time?” says everyone. “I’m not wearing any blush.  I never wear any blush,” says Jimmie. “Why is your face so red?  Don’t you know to wear sunscreen?” says everyone. “I always wear […]

It’s Electric! | Eliminate Static Electricity in Hair

It’s Electric! | Eliminate Static Electricity in Hair Do you need to eliminate static electricity in hair, stat? You’ve come to the right place! I’m sharing all the tips and tricks the hair pros use to do just that! Eliminating Static Electricity in Hair Salons One of the top five reasons why I am ready […]

To Color, Or To Hire A Professional To Color: That Is The Question

To Color, or To Hire a Professional? Are you a DIY kind of gal? Do you like to save money? I know you’ve been thinking about coloring your hair, and you don’t know whether to color, or to hire a professional to color, right? Let me begin with a little disclaimer, of sorts. I think […]

Taking Care Of Business

January is gone? Really???!!? I promise you, I sometimes feel like there’s something freaky going on with time. I think, maybe, it’s my age? Nah. So far, the February weather has been more pleasant…not to say it has been fantastic, but it has at least been above freezing. The sub-freezing temperatures of late have really […]

As Seen On T.V., But Better

I loathe television. Except for the occasional weekly episode of Big Bang Theory, I am anti-TV. Why? Because of the ridiculous, noisy commercials. I know the biggest commercial day of the year on television is this weekend, and I will exclude Super Bowl commercials from this, but television advertising is absolutely the root of all […]

Getting Back To Basics

Getting Back to Basics Wednesday. This day is always a crap-shoot at the salon. Some Wednesdays are hopping…but many are so very, very slow. For most of 2013, going to work on Wednesday was like whizzin’ in the wind. I worked on other things a lot on Wednesdays, and that was the reason I chose […]

My Favorite Beauty-Inspired Christmas Gifts

I have to share with you a couple more of my favorite Christmas gifts.  I have some people in my life who just know me, and I’m seriously spoiled sometimes.  I hope you all have friends and family as awesome as mine! First of all, remember this? “I highly recommend: 1) Mary Kay makeup brushes. A […]