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Beat the Heat Beautifully

As we approach the hottest part of our year here in Southern California, I wanted to share with you some of my favorite summer beauty tips for staying cool and feeling pretty. Lighten up the oil on your face by switching to oil-free gel cleansers and sheer moisturizers and foundations that contain SPF. Keep a […]


Whiter Teeth and Increased Health

I have recently discovered a remarkable therapy that originates from Ayurvedic literature called oil pulling. I realize that what I’m about to tell you will sound gimmicky and crazy, but let me assure you, I’m already seeing results with whiter teeth and improved sinuses after two weeks. Oil pulling is a simple treatment in which […]


How to Create Perfect Eyebrows

Makeup artists have a trick up their sleeve for getting perfect brows. Using a ruler and some know-how, you can follow the same measurements that they do to get spot-on eyebrows that are absolutely perfect! Align the edge of a ruler to connect the edge of the nose and the inner corner of the tear […]


Quick & Easy Beauty Secrets

One of the things I love most about my job as a Permanent Makeup Artist is spending time with amazing women who share the details of their lives with me while I’m beautifying them… along with some of their best kept beauty secrets. Below is a list of my favorite beauty tips that my clients […]


The Truth About Permanent Makeup

The dream of having makeup that won’t disappear inspires many women to explore Permanent Makeup. However, they’re intimidated by its “permanency,” or scared by horror stories from friends. Here are some tips to help you avoid disaster. 1) Permanent Makeup is a tattoo: True These procedures are created by implanting pigment just below the surface […]


All About Brows

For most women, eyebrows are a constant source of aggravation. They never seem to be just quite right. And it’s no wonder – brows are the most critical element of our facial features. They frame the eyes and give clues about our personality before we speak. If you’ve been blessed with lots of eyebrow hair […]


Two-Minute Makeover

One of my favorite things to do is to figure out ways to simplify my life. And when I had my son, time suddenly became really scarce. In an effort to NOT look like one of those crazy Moms in pajamas all day with psycho hair, I invented my Two-Minute Makeover, which I still use […]


Love Yourself on Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re in a wonderful relationship and expecting lots of romance, flowers and chocolates this Valentine’s Day or not, how about starting a tradition of taking time on this Hallmark holiday to love yourself? Here are a few of my favorite life coach-inspired, self-loving ideas: Take the whole day to practice halting negative mental chatter, […]


Weight Loss Resolutions

Topping the list of New Year’s Resolutions again is weight loss – the same topic regularly brought up my clients during their Permanent Makeup procedures! I’ve heard all about each of the fad diets, commercial programs, surgeries and home-grown starvation plans. And I have no advice for fool-proof, rapid weight loss, since I too have […]


Holiday Glam Checklist

You already know that getting as much rest as you can, drinking plenty of fluids and keeping a positive attitude are the building blocks of beauty, but here are some other fun ideas to help you feel glamorous throughout the holiday season: Glitter away! There’s nothing more fun than adding sparkles to your ensemble: try […]