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 9, 2019

Strangers knew my child was autisic before I did.

I remember the first time a stranger said my daughter acted just like her daughter who is autistic. She (the stranger) was waiting on us a local family restaurant in our town. She called her older daughter, who was bussing tables, over to see our curly headed cutie and was going on about how our girl and her younger daughter with autism had the same smile, the same serious look and other similar...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 

Jul 10, 2019

Sunscreen info you need to know, from an Esthetician.

What is the difference between Sunblock and Sunscreen? How much SPF Rating do I need? How long will my sunscreen protect my skin when I’m swimming? If you have these questions, then stick around to learn sunscreen info you need to know from an Esthetician, me! Sunblocks vs. Sunscreens Sunblocks reflect the sun’s rays from the skin, blocking the rays from penetrating the skin. They...Read More 

Jul 7, 2019

How to Delegate Chores to Your Children

If constantly picking up after your children and feeling more like a maid than a mom is your cup of tea, then you don’t need to keep reading this. But if you want to teach your children to pitch-in and take responsibility for helping tidy-up, then this is just for you momma! Keep reading to learn how to delegate chores to your children. I’m going to give you a list of things our kiddos...Read More 

May 20, 2019

How to show RESPECT to your spouse!

Not everyone knows how to show respect to their mate, so I thought I would share some basic advice on how to respect your spouse. I was recently scrolling through Facebook and saw something kinda sad.  Shocker, I know. The post was asking about someone’s mate and really very personal. The one spouse was going on about how the other wouldn’t go to counseling, but that they wanted...Read More 

Apr 15, 2019

Infertility to Adoption – Post 9 “1 to 4 kids”

I left off with our sweet baby Mary leaving in Post 8. I also told you not to be too sad about it either, didn’t I? Well I’m going to tell you why now. Aren’t you excited! Brent and I had told DSS the word NO on two occasions since we had our loss. It was too soon and I had came down with the flu and pneumonia. It was terrible. So I finally am starting to feel better and we...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 

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