2016 Makeup Favorites

So I am a little late for my 2016 recap. I know! Humor me. You have been asking and I want to share the best of the best for 2016! Ready, set….

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Let’s Get Honest…Do You Look Like Your Best Self?

Close your eyes, and envision your best self. Do you look like that in the mirror? Does you social media look like that incredible version of you? If not, you might need to set some goals this year involving your image and personal branding. 

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2015 Favorites

During 2015, there have been a lot of ups and downs, like many of you. But, I have had a year of gratitude, and really want to share a lot of the things I have absolutely loved this year!! I will list  my 2015 makeup favorites first, but stick around ’till the end if you are…

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Simplifying Beauty, Photography, and Business.

Hair and Makeup. That is how it started. And, I am proud of that. Beginning in the beauty business really taught me a lot about what a client really wants – how the client wants to feel. I learned that any client is really someone you are in a relationship with; you are sharing life…

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To Selfie or Not to Selfie

  There are times when a cell phone photo simply will not do. We all love to be able to regularly update our status with fun shots of the here and now, but there is a time and place where that simply will not do to really communicate with clarity, emotion or fairness. But why?…

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Letter to the New and Up-And-Coming MUAs of the World

So, you want to be a makeup artist? I was asked by a sweet friend to take some time with a talented up-and-comer, a young lady who loves makeup and wants to make it her full-time love interest, and profession. I get lots of questions from others about how to get started too. I am…

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Client Composite

These are some of my clients. Before I ooze my blessing on you, and shine all of my buttons before you, let me brag on some of the most precious gifts I have been given (outside of my salvation and my family). Most of you know that for a long while I have been a…

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Top 5 Post-Prom Lessons

If you have wondered where I have been…well, it has been prom season, or shall I say “Prahm Season.” Although I have done many prom seasons, this one was remarkable and I learned lots. Here a few of the things I absolutely loved learning from Prom 2015: 4 or less. Period. A few times this…

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Pre-Prom Musts

With prom season upon us, pre-prom musts are key to achieving success on your very special prom day. Review the following items. Here is a quick and easy list to be sure your day is smooth sailing: The Week Before Make sure you understand your client’s needs and desired outcomes by setting a baseline: By…

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One Shoot, Three Looks

Hey Y’all! I am not much for bragging, but it is truly hard not to when you have friends and beautiful as this girl! This is my precious friend, Melissa. I have known her for several years, and met her during a hockey season our sons shared on a common team. After much chatter, I…

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