Wednesday Wink – So You Want to be an Awesome Lash Artist? Please Check Your Ego at the Door…

Want to be an awesome lash artist? Check your ego...

Big industry trade shows, like the International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conferences, Cosmoprof North America (CPNA), or IMATS can offer you a vast and wonderful wealth of information. They are well worth the opportunity, if you are open to being there, and are ready to learn! Recently, I attended one and found it to be an amazing resource, and very […]

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Impulse Buying – 4 Effective Retail Strategies to Consider in Your Business

Retail therapy and impulse buying

Sephora is, for me, the adult version of Toys “R” Us. I go in for a specific product, like my Philosophy face cleanser, and come out with a bag full of goodies – most of which, I grab on my way through the check-out aisle. I have to have these travel-sized Evian facial sprays, and […]

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Wednesday Wink – The Etiquette for Social Media Criticism

Splashed over social media sites, time and again, are photos with the caption, “Not My Work”. These posts often include before and after shots of inferior work done by a supposedly careless lash artist. The photos and descriptions are, in my opinion, mean-spirited, hurtful, and largely unnecessary – especially when they are oftentimes not expressed […]

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4 Powerful Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day That Will Actually Make a Difference


We are at a turning point in our nation’s history. Even those of us who prefer sleeping under a rock to getting involved in any type of political discussion – let alone movement – are being forced to wake up. Because, when the foundation of America is shaken, the whole world feels the rumble. And, […]

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Sweat Creams. I Just Don’t Get It.

Sweat Creams

A few weeks ago I was changing in the gym locker room and was privy to a conversation between two women. One of the women was applying a thermogenic accelerating sweat cream to her skin. “You put it on before you work out and it makes you sweat more so you burn more calories.” All […]

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Two Inspiring Stories of Strength – Beating Breast Cancer

It’s October, and out come the pink ribbons for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to Breastcancer.org, one in eight women will get breast cancer at some point in her life. I’ve known several women who have successfully come through the other side of a cancer diagnosis, and I’d like to share the journeys of two […]

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Fall/ Winter 2016 Beauty Trends

Fall Beauty Trends Goth Lips

Fall is here and the beauty makers have been gearing up for fall/ winter 2016 trends since spring. It’s time we do the same. This fall and winter is made for the Glad Lash gal who likes to primp and play. Ready to shop for the latest fall makeup flings? Don’t worry, you can keep some […]

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Have You Heard of The Newest Skin Trend? It’s Bacteria Spray!

Bacteria Sprays

Bacteria spray may sound like a bogus new beauty trend, but it is actually showing scientifically sound skin-saving benefits. Let’s first cozy up to the world of bacteria – because not all microbes are malevolent! Bacteria 101 Bacteria are teeny-weeny single-cell microorganisms that are found pretty much everywhere that hasn’t been scrubbed and sanitized to […]

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Why Drink Plain Water When You Can Have Crystal Water?

Drink Crystal Water

Sit in the steam room for 10-15 minutes while guzzling TONS of water… Shower, pat dry, and moisturize, continuing to drink water by the gulp-loads, and I pretty much guarantee that the first person you see, at least if she’s a woman, will comment on how great your skin looks. Water is the wellspring of […]

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Shake Up Your Caffeine Routine With These Coffee Substitutes

Coffee Alternatives For Beauty

The nutty aroma, the bold flavor, iced or warmed to the perfect temp — a cup of coffee just makes life better… In the morning, in the afternoon, whenever you need a pick-me-up! And we now know, there’s no reason for us to feel guilty about our coffee habits, as numerous studies show that coffee […]

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