Dealing With Difficult Clients

Occasionally I’ll get a difficult client, as most people do in my industry. Whether it be indecisive, uncooperative or just plain bitchy, it can be difficult to overcome.   A little while ago, I had finished a beautiful set of long coffin, marbled nails for a client. Everything went great and she seemed to really like them. But a few hours later I received a … Continue reading Dealing With Difficult Clients

Protecting Blonde Hair

Yet another summer inspired post: Protecting your blonde hair! Being a natural blonde, my hair really takes a beating through the summer months. I have a pretty good handle on my hair care routine, so if something happens to my locks (overly dry, greasy, etc.) I usually have the solution. But what can you do to protect your blonde hair? And this goes for natural … Continue reading Protecting Blonde Hair

The Importance of Dressing for Your Body Shape

When I was younger I had an eating disorder and addiction issues. I was a broken person because I felt like I didn’t look good, which lead to me believing that I wasn’t good enough for anything. It took me a very long time to get to where I am, but I’m so proud of the woman I’ve become. I went from kicking myself down … Continue reading The Importance of Dressing for Your Body Shape

Amika – Triple Rx Hair Mask: Review

Product review time! I’ve decided that I’m going to be doing more product reviews, so keep an eye out for more coming soon! Since it’s summer, I thought I would try out the Amika Triple Rx Hair Mask. I have blonde hair, which is already the weaker of the hair colours, and the summer heat isn’t doing it any favours. The heat has greatly increased … Continue reading Amika – Triple Rx Hair Mask: Review

Breast Reduction Surgery: Surgery Day

After hoping and waiting for this day to come, I finally had my breast reduction on Monday morning. Am I sore and uncomfortable? Yes. But I already feel and see a difference! When I was doing research on the surgery before I had mine, I could never seem to find all of the information in one article. So I thought I would write about my … Continue reading Breast Reduction Surgery: Surgery Day

July Beauty Product Favorites

I was introduced to Eminence Organic Skincare back in March, when I started working at my current spa. At first, I had no knowledge about the product line, and now I don’t think I’ll ever go back! I work with these products everyday and I absolutely love them. So for my July beauty picks, I decided to pick three products from the Eminence line. Strawberry Rhubarb … Continue reading July Beauty Product Favorites

Revlon ColorStay Liquid Lipstick in “Top Tomato”: Review

I’ve been searching for the perfect red lipstick since I started using makeup. Not only does it need to be the perfect shade for my skin tone; it also needs to last all day, keep my lips from drying out and isn’t too expensive.  I recently purchased Revlon’s ColorStay Ultimate Liquid Lipstick and I must say, I was very impressed. I decided to go for … Continue reading Revlon ColorStay Liquid Lipstick in “Top Tomato”: Review

Artificial Nails – Frequently Asked Questions

Since I became a Nail Technician, I get asked the same few questions by almost all of my clients. Why should I get artificial nails? What’s the difference between Gel and Acrylic? Do fake nails damage my real nail? These are perfectly fair questions, and with all the different types of information out there, it’s really hard to find a clear answer. I absolutely love … Continue reading Artificial Nails – Frequently Asked Questions

8 Things to Do Before Breast Reduction Surgery

Breast reduction surgery is a very large decision, and there are a few things to take care of before going under the knife. After years of being in pain and struggling with body-image issues, my surgery is officially one month away! So in celebration, here are 10 things to take care of before your breast reduction surgery. 1.  Arrange for your partner or a family … Continue reading 8 Things to Do Before Breast Reduction Surgery