Glowing Foundation

Foundation can be tricky. There are so many to choose from and when you finally do pick one, how are you supposed to put it on and look like you have smooth skin and didn't just smear paint on your face with your fingers? I had many makeup anxieties before I became a cosmetologist and … Continue reading Glowing Foundation

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Easy Stacked Buns Updo

Hello again! Today we are going to talk through the steps to a beautiful, simple updo. This updo is great for a special event, a classy soiree, or just a day when you have dirty hair and want to look pretty!  https://youtu.be/k6sLMjPfvcs Step one, start with slightly dirty hair- you can use freshly washed hair, … Continue reading Easy Stacked Buns Updo

Vintage Waves

Hey there! Today's tutorial is based on a video tutorial I recently did.  https://youtu.be/q1xGIM6qCPo Vintage waves are perfect for a special event, date night, or just a day when you want to look extra fabulous! After filming this tutorial (found here), I went to work at my salon and received so many compliments! And you can … Continue reading Vintage Waves

Everyday Eyebrows

Little known fact about me: I fill in my eyebrows almost EVERY day. Here's my [almost] every day routine 🙂  https://youtu.be/Luj1TEIZPVg Start with a clean face and your choice of primer and/or foundation. Today, I am using Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in Soft Brown to fill and carve out my brows and an angled … Continue reading Everyday Eyebrows

Workout Hair: Tightropes

So you're about to head to the gym and you want to look extra cool today-  French braids are just out of the question (ain't nobody got time for that) and the floppy ponytail just won't cut it. I got you! Wow your workout buddies at your next spin class, boot camp, or yoga session … Continue reading Workout Hair: Tightropes

Simple Eyeshadow

A few weeks ago, my mom requested that I do a how-to video on eyeshadow. Since this week happened to be her birthday week, I was excited to do this video for her! Eyeshadow can be a bit complicated; even daunting! It creases, it looks splotchy, it looks too dark- so many things can go wrong. … Continue reading Simple Eyeshadow

Loose Waves

In a perfect world, we all have perfectly imperfect, loose, beachy waves every day. Heck, in a perfect world, we wouldn't have to do anything and our hair would look like that. But, alas, this is not a perfect world. Those perfectly messy waves require some training and work. But it IS possible 🙂 https://youtu.be/laoBsJ0JI-w In … Continue reading Loose Waves

An Indiana Wedding

This weekend, I had the honor of being a part of my little brother's wedding in Indianapolis- in many ways. I did the bride (now my sister-in-law's) hair, along with four bridesmaids' hair and my beautiful mama's hair. I love doing hair for weddings- in fact, one of the things that prompted me to start … Continue reading An Indiana Wedding

Half Top Knot

Looking for an easy, lazy day style? Look no further. Try out the new hair trend that's sweeping the nation- or possibly already swept the nation and now us mid-west girls are just figuring it out. A half-top knot is so easy and so trendy and so cute and so fresh. You should give it … Continue reading Half Top Knot

Makeup for Work

Yes, I work in a hair salon. Yes, I have to look a little better than the average human. Yes, I struggle to get ready in less than 30 min. But I'm sure you're curious, right? https://youtu.be/75DRhI2c6DQ I always start with a fresh face (meaning: clean and moisturized). I use a primer first and foremost, … Continue reading Makeup for Work