Friday Favorite Five

1. 20 bizarre gifts for under $5 on Amazon, via Mashable Sharing mostly because I can’t believe this cute Nessie ladle is only $2. 2. 20 stylish ’70s movies everyone should see, via GQ From the fetish-y Clockwork Orange to super-preppy Love Story, it’s impossible to pick a fave. 3. Can you pass this financial literary test? via BoingBoing Only 33% of 150k people in 140 countries … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

Friday Favorite Five

1. The Clairisonic Keith Haring colletion, via BeautyGeeks What?! Yes, I’ll take all three (and give away two, duh). I would like my favorite artist ever to share my bathroom with me. Proceeds support the Keith Haring Foundation. I think the DANCE one is my fave. Or LOVE. Or POP! Haha, hard to decide. You?    2. Three things you can do to grow more … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

David Bowie by Mick Rock

Friday Favorite Five

1. Photographer Mick Rock reminisces about shooting Ziggy Stardust, via Vice Unff! The dreamiest dream job ever in the universe. Backstage alone with Bowie?? With Bowie looking at you like that!?!?  YES PLEASE THANK YOU VERY MUCH INDEED! 2. The UK has banned this Christina Hendricks Clairol red-to-blonde haircolor commercial for being misleading, via Jezebel Well, it IS misleading. You simply can’t go from red to blonde … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

Friday Favorite Five

1. The weirdest stuff we’ve tried to use as dry shampoo, via The Cut Don’t knock cornstarch till you’ve tried it! Mix in a dash of cocoa powder if you’re a brunette 😉   2. Think twice before you buy these beauty products, via Refinery29 An EXCELLENT report on diversion, a.k.a. grey market products, a practice that not only harms the beauty industry but could put the consumer in danger, … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

My New Book, now available on Amazon! How to Survive Beauty School: The Ultimate, No-Nonsense Guide to Thriving as a Cosmetology Student

  I’m super-excited to let you know my newest book is now available for sale on Amazon! It’s called How to Survive Beauty School: The Ultimate, No-Nonsense Guide to Thriving as a Cosmetology Student, and it is THE go-to resource for anyone contemplating going to cosmetology school or who is currently a cosmo student! The book includes a whole bunch of tips, advice, and wisdom … Continue reading My New Book, now available on Amazon! How to Survive Beauty School: The Ultimate, No-Nonsense Guide to Thriving as a Cosmetology Student

Friday Favorite Five

1. Do cosmetic ingredients really penetrate skin? via The Beauty Brains Well, do they, punk?   2. Hair-dyeing fun with Pravana Locked-In, via HairCrazy Looks like it does what it says it will! Can’t wait to play with these soon!   3. How to make cookie-cutter bird feeders, via Mashable I love feeding the birds, don’t you?   4. Air-drying your hair: from floofy + frizzy to relaxed + … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

How to Find Hair Models: 6 Resources for Hair Students, Assistants, and Apprentices

  How to Find Hair Models: 6 Resources for Hair Students, Assistants, and Apprentices If you are a recent beauty school graduate and are starting off as an assistant or apprentice at a hair salon that offers advanced training, this post is for you. Why? Because as part of your training, you will most likely be required to find hair models for whom you’ll provide … Continue reading How to Find Hair Models: 6 Resources for Hair Students, Assistants, and Apprentices