Microneedling + Peel + Lip Color

When you get to be of a certain age (oh, use your imagination!), it can be a challenge keeping your skin looking youthful. There are a few maddening individuals who maintain a fresh complexion despite never doing anything good for their skin, but I’m not bitter. Not bitter at all. Ha! A nice complexion doesn’t come […]

Eye Love A Good Lash Lift

Being in the skincare industry for 20 years and the beauty industry for even longer, I can attest to the fact that when it’s our turn to receive a treatment… we find ourselves in a state of bliss! It is also a privilege to have the ability to trade services with other beauty experts. This […]

Lip-tabulous! LipSense!

Today I got to have a coffee date with two of my favorite ladies, Amy Crawford (Ultherapy/Merz rep), and Jennifer Solsten (pharmaceutical rep). At the same time! I see both of them somewhat regularly, but we had not all been together at the same time in probably three years. On this day of torrential downpours, […]

Eyebrow Wow

In the beauty industry, we often hear, and sometimes say, that eyebrows are sisters, but not twin sisters. Well, mine were step-cousins, okay? It was not flattering, especially for someone IN the beauty industry! Many moons ago, almost two decades now, I went from having fairly decent natural brows to letting my boss at the first […]

Lira Clinical – Science, Nature, & Great Results

It was a former master esthetics student of mine who came back from a skincare conference super excited about a hot new product line she had discovered there  – Lira Clinical. I looked into it and was able to make contact with the wonderful Aimee Fuentes, who is the NW Regional Sales/Educator and In Clinic Trainer. Aimee […]

Guess What You’re Getting For Christmas?!!

When Mama is on hiatus, guess what? Don’t be surprised if you get a homemade Christmas gift! Homemade gifts sometimes get a bad rap, why is that? A handmade gift is thoughtful and charming… unless it happens to be crocheted shorts for the men in your life! Though some people may appreciate that also. Crochet […]

True Beauty

Sometimes it takes a true friend to come alongside you and pick you up, help dust you off, and remind you of… who you are! The most wonderful thing about love and friendship is when someone helps you to see something good inside yourself. This happened to me recently. There is something about growing up […]