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Health & Beauty

Make It Up Monday – 3 Handy Hints to Avoid Sweat This Summer

Summer Sweat

We are in full SUMMER MODE here – getting tans and holding fans to keep the sweat at bay! Speaking of sweat, let’s talk about some ways we can deal with it during these brutally hot Summer days. I know I wish there were some hacks or ways to hinder the sweat, especially on work […]

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Wednesday Wink – Burn Out Is Real! 3 Things to Help You When You’re Lashing

Burn out in the beauty industry

Beauty professionals, the struggle is real when we speak of “burn out”! Recognizing that you are burned out can be a challenge, so here are a few tips to help you navigate the stress. If you are experiencing headaches, back strain, wrist or arm strain and lastly eye strain, you may be burned out. Burn […]

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Wednesday Wink – 4 Vitamin-Packed Foods to Keep Your Hair Growing All Year Round

Healthy-Hair-and-Nutrition

Want to naturally promote hair growth for fabulous hair, lashes, and brows? The weather is heating up – a time when it’s quite normal to experience hair shedding as our bodies prepare for new growth. To keep hair flowing, try adding some hair growing superfoods to your diet. Here are my four favorite vitamin-packed foods […]

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Cosmetology School – Discovering Passions I Didn’t Know I Had

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I’m back with another chapter of my Cosmetology School Diaries. I’m another month closer to finishing my schooling, and I must say that time has really been flying by fast! Since starting school last May, I’ve learned so much about the world of cosmetology, as well as my own capabilities. I’ve mentioned in previous posts […]

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Make It Up Monday – The Inspirational Tilly Lockey, Makeup Super Hero

Tilly-Lockey-Super-Hero

Tilly Lockey is a 13 year old with bionic arms. An almost fatal diagnosis of Meningococcal Septicaemia Strain B when she was just 15 months old left her an amputee. One day her mom promised her that she would have hands again, and thankfully she is now the proud recipient of Hero Arms which give her […]

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Wednesday Wink – Safety and Sanitation in Your Lash Business

Wink-246-Salon-Hygiene

I have been blessed with an amazing apprentice in my practice. I think apprenticeships are such a great opportunity to train people on all the different aspects of running a lash business. One of the initial challenges is getting past the subject matter that can be really boring to do but is required nonetheless. Safety […]

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Wednesday Wink – Follow These Do’s and Don’ts and Be Festival Ready for Spring/Summer 2019

Festival-Ready

‘Tis the festival season, so get your tickets and travel buddies ready! Check out these quick tips and be prepared for all your summer festival happiness. DO pack some Wash and Wink Shampoo and conditioner to cleanse your lashes. If you are staying overnight, bring a bottle of water to wash your lashes and brush your […]

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Wednesday Wink – 4 Fun Downtime Tips for High Performing Women in ‘Go-Mode’

Dance and Water - Go Mode

Have you heard of the expression “Go-Mode”? We work hard and play hard. It sounds cliché, but we see it a lot in our clients and ourselves as busy professionals in the beauty industry. Go-mode can take a toll on the nervous system and lead to anxiety or burnout. We all need to prioritize our bodies through […]

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Make It Up Monday – Is It Time to Throw Your Beauty Products Away? Making Sense of Makeup Expiration

Make Up Expiration Dates Explained

Everyone has their favorite beauty products, right? The ones that always look good, no matter what mood you’re in. The ones that make you happy and seem to last forever – and they come in the perfect shade! But, how do we know when it’s time to toss our beloved products away and start fresh? […]

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Wednesday Wink – Declutter and Inspire Love and Beauty Using the Drala Principle

inspire love drala

With minimalist feng shui superstar Marie Condo igniting the masses to cultivate joy through de-cluttering, I began pondering what the word Drala meant – Marie asks her followers if they are applying the Drala principle when going through their living spaces. I wondered more about the word and started an investigation to learn more. Here’s what I […]

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