Hey Ya’ll, One of my most frequently asked client questions HAS to be, what’s the difference between darkness under the eye, and circles (or, texture) under the eye.  Most people use the terms interchangeably (as they do with contour vs. bronzer, but that’s another blog for another day). Well, fear not my friends! I’m here […]

        Hey Ya’ll! The study of skin is so important because it’s the tell-tale sign of what ails the body, and is the foundation for each Beauty profession within the Cosmetology scope, such as Hair Stylist, Nail Technician, Barber, and Makeup Artist. Hair care and skin care are treated the same for […]

        Hey Ya’ll! I consider myself a tea connoisseur. Not just because I love to drink it, but I am fascinated with the fact that you can heal, nourish, calm, and please the taste by combining certain plants, flowers, and essences in a loose form.  One of my favorite tea brands is Kusmi […]

  Hey Ya’ll! It’s no secret that I LOVE to cook! Always have, always will! But recently, I’ve been documenting my culinary adventures in hopes of sharing them with you all!  Since it’s Monday, I want to share a Crockpot, or stove top chicken recipe that is easy, savory and delicious. Since I’m all about […]

    Hey Ya’ll! Spring and Summer are upon us (thank. GOODNESS!), so I thought it would be an appropriate time to recommend some lightweight, water-based foundations to you that will keep your skin looking and feeling good all season.  It’s important to remember that since they are sheer, water-based and not cream or oil-based […]

Hey Ya’ll! The study of skin is so important because it’s the tell-tale sign of what ails the body, and is the foundation for each Beauty profession within the Cosmetology scope, such as Hair Stylist, Nail Technician, Barber, and Makeup Artist. Hair care and skin care are treated the same for hair simply dead skin […]

    Hey Ya’ll! Has anyone ever asked you, “What are your skin concerns?”, and immediately and thought to yourself, “I don’t have any concerns about my skin”.   Rest assured that when an Esthetician asks you that question, it’s not that we are assuming your skin is problematic; it’s because to us, a skin concern is […]

  Hey Ya’ll, New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018, has come and gone (for now, until next September) and as I was scouring the ‘net for Ready To Wear pieces that clients could wear to work, during the weekend, for a formal event, or for a chic everyday look; I repeatedly across The Step Hem Pant.  […]

  Hey Ya’ll! Has anyone ever asked you, “What are your skin concerns?”, and immediately and thought to yourself, “I don’t have any concerns about my skin”.   Rest assured that when an Esthetician asks you that question, it’s not that we are assuming your skin is problematic; it’s because to us, a skin concern is defined […]

  Hey Ya’ll! Combination skin care is the last installment in our 3-part series on oily, dry and combination skin.  We’ve already learned how to care for oily and dry skin; now it’s on to combination skin! Combination skin is equally as popular amongst the masses as the other two, but it’s reeeally tricky, as […]

                 Hey ya’ll, Welcome to my Valentine’s Day Fashion and Beauty Edition.  Today we’re talking about how to find the classic red dress for your body type, and the classic red longwear lip options. The key to looking your best is to ensure you are dressed clothes designed for […]

Hey Ya’ll! I love arm candy, they dress up any outfit, and can all-of-a-sudden make a casual or athleisure look feel luxurious.  I’ve created the four stacks you see below to demonstrate the best ways to stack to create the most impact. The key to an effective arm candy stack is balance; as well as combining thin and thick pieces […]

Hey Ya’ll! Every day, I receive so many questions from clients about how to identify their skin type; because there are so many buzz words on the market.  As Your Beauty and Lifestyle Professional ladies and gentleman, it’s my job to help you navigate it all!  So, I decided to do a 3-part series on oily, […]

Ever wonder why fine fragrances smell so complex? It’s because their fragrances are built upon 3 layers called, top, middle, and base notes.  These names refer to the precise time frame you will experience the notes during the fragrance application. 1.) Top Notes-  Are generally the lightest of all the notes, and are the first to […]

  Hey Ya’ll! Every day, I receive questions from clients about how to identify their skin type; as there are so many buzz words on the market.  As Your Beauty and Lifestyle Professional ladies and gentleman, it’s my job to help you navigate it all!  So, I decided to do a 3-part series on oily, dry […]

Hey Ya’ll! Color Theory. It’s THE most important component of fashion, beauty, home, and the visual arts.  It’s what guides us towards what colors to pair best together to create an aesthetically pleasing statement.  Think about it; billboards/advertisements, sports teams, and businesses of every size have created logos, uniform, or advertisement for their brand, using the color wheel […]

Hey Ya’ll! As a 15-year Esthetician, I hold the key to hydrated, anti-aged, yet protected skin for both men and women (outside of diet, exercise and water in-take, of course).   And today, I’m going to share them with you… my beloved clients..friends… and family well, because, I love you! 1.) WASH and MOISTURIZE -with both a cleanser AND […]

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