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Aug 25, 2019

How to Wear Animal Print

I love animal print, and I have for years. So I knew I wanted to show you all how to wear animal print when it started showing up everywhere. And I mean everywhere.  Scroll down to see my fun photo shoot and some inspiration for playful ways you can add animal print to your wardrobe!                               I’m...Read More 

Aug 18, 2019

Why I Cut My Hair Short

Why I cut my hair short. I looked basic and plain. Or at least that’s how I felt when I looked in the mirror with my nearly shoulder length hair. I have been growing it out for nearly 9 months and I have had all I could take! Prior to this, I had been sporting a short pixie cut for nearly 8 years and then I decided to see if I liked longer locks. I. Did. Not. I have to cut my hair short...Read More 

Aug 6, 2019

Start to Finish: How I Do My Makeup

          I recently videod my entire makeup routine. To organize it in shorter videos, I did a video for each major segment of my look so you can watch the the ones your interested in, or watch all of them if you wish. So here it is, Start to Finish: How I Do My Makeup! Primer, Foundation, Concealer and Powder Here is the link to my fav makeup sponge ever: Original Beauty...Read More 

Jul 17, 2019

The Best & Worst Skincare Habits

Hi, I’m Monica, a licensed Skin Therapist and mom of 4. I want to look good and feel good and I know most likely, you do too. So I compiled a list of the Best & Worst Skincare Habits to help you out. The Worst Skincare Habits Are… Too much alcohol. This is one of the worst things you can do for your skin! More than a glass, a night or two a week can really jack up your skin....Read More 

Jul 15, 2019

How to apply liquid foundation, concealer and powder

This blog is all about how to apply liquid foundation, concealer and powder. I get asked frequently how I apply my foundation, what products I use, and how my skin looks so flawless. I’m gonna share all that with you now! I will show you  how to apply foundation, concealer and powder, step-by-step in the video below. So here is the order of application: Cleanse, Tone & Moisturize Prime Foundation...Read More 

Apr 10, 2019

Facial Hair Removal

As an esthetician, I get lots of questions about facial hair removal. There seem to be new facial hair removal devices all the time on infomercials, at the drug store and of course there is also waxing, tweezing, bleaching creams and even home wax kits (use those at your own risk)! I have been waxing brows, upper lips, chins and entire faces since I got my esthetic license nearly 11 years ago,...Read More 

Jan 31, 2019

How To Use Essential Oils In A Bath

Stress relief in the form of a bath? Yes please! Well then let me tell you how to use essential oils in a bath. I need this at times, and chances are, so do you. Sometimes for clearing my head, other times for easing aches, and some times just to help calm me after a stressful day. Here is how I use essential oils in a bath for myself and my family. How to use essential oils safely in a bath. If...Read More 

Aug 12, 2018

Must Have Shoes for Fall

Hey pretty ladies. I want to let you know I have done the task of shopping for you and found 3 must have shoes for Fall. These are versatile styles for almost any look. Dragging kids to the shoe department at your local fav store is not your idea of fun, so I did the work for you. I had been trying to make it Nordstrom for like 2 years. I’m for real. Seriously, we live in Statesville...Read More 


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