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…. Advertisements

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Why I think SnapChat Might Save Humanity

No. That was not a trick title with a hook. I seriously think SnapChat (SC) might save humanity. At the very minimum it will add more humanity to the online world.

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Why Social Media Management?

Hey!! So it has been a minute, right? Life is exciting and there has been so much positive change. Along with that has been lots and lots of learning … and leaping. There has been lots of buzz about social media management in my life and so many questions about this lately, so I thought…

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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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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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A Few New (Makeup) Friends

Hi Friends! It’s been a while so I just wanted to introduce you to a meet a few new little friends to my pro kit. These are staples to any kit. We all have different brands we love, these are a few of mine. By now, you are well aware of my thoughts on perfecting…

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