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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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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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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The Power of Pictures

Pictures are not just photos to stuff in boxes anymore. With the age of the internet and the growing pull of social media, pictures are validation of life; the way we share our moments and hearts with our friends and family. Selfies have become the kisses we blow and the hugs we give. They scream,…

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Basic Base: Foundation Tips

I get a few questions over and over. The most popular question is how to get a flawless face. There is something about great skin that sets a great canvas for anything else you artfully place on top. The answer to this simple question can be summed up with a few simple factors: Clear Canvas, Beautiful…

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Me and My Little Instagram

I learned about Instagram from my teen son. Seriously. Once I figured out how to use it, I was hooked – for completely different reasons than my little boy. I was completely inspired! As such, I would like to share a few of my favorites; some mainstream, some not. Each of these accounts serves to…

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Words of Wisdom to My Younger Self

As I spent time with some sweet mothers and daughters last weekend, I thought a lot about my own daughter. I thought about things that I wanted her to know – things I wish I had known. So here are a few little things from my heart to my younger me. Maybe they are for you too. You are…

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