• Hair,  Hair Do,  Salon,  Toxic Beauty

    How to find the perfect hair color?

      Over the last three decades I have had every hair color imaginable. My natural color is brown; to be more specific it’s a medium mousy brown. Well, as the model in the old Clairol TV commercial would say, “Only your hairdresser knows for sure.” Fun to watch old black and white TV ad’s from circa 1957. I must admit, while in beauty school, I even wore green hair. It wasn’t a trend; but a mistake made by another beauty student. Soon after I highlighted my hair, blonder in the front than the back, much like the rocker Debbie Harry ‘Blondie’ in the mid 70’s. As time past my hair…

  • Makeup,  Salon,  Words

    Makeup Trends

    Makeup Artist Google Trend Interest over time. If you are considering becoming a Makeup Artist and wonder if the industry is calling you, take an inside look at the trends.   https://support.google.com/trends/answer/4355164?hl=en&rd=1

  • Hair,  Hair Do,  Hair Styling

    How can I create a poofy bump style?

    Over the years it has had many names, tall hair, pompadours, bouffant, puffed out, puffy top, beehive, bubble and it had been called many other terms. To define what I’m writing about it’s the poofy bump. I do feel affection for big hair. I love to create the poofy bump bed head styles as seen on the legendary icon Brigitte Bardot in the 1950’s. There are positive elements to the poofy bump; if you are short you can gain some height with a hair bump, in addition to adding celebrity style glamour. The bouffant bump has been around for hundreds of years. Marie Antoinette brought the exaggerated bouffant coiffure alive…