The journal

A couple of months ago, I wrote a blog post about the proper order to apply your skincare for the daytime.  Well, I’m back with a follow-up for your nighttime routine.  I’ll ask it again because so many people don’t realize this: did you know that there is a correct order in which you apply […]

As you flip through the pages of a beauty or fashion magazine or check out beauty blogs, you will find a lot of advice and information. However, there is a lot that is inaccurate or just plain wrong. For example, have you ever had someone say mineral oil is bad for your skin or that […]

As a professional makeup artist, one of my most asked and answered questions is: “Do I really need a bridal makeup trial?” On one of the biggest days of your life, it is important to try to make sure that the day goes smoothly.  One way this can happen is by deciding exactly how you […]

The trend continues for clean and organic beauty products and brands in 2021, and it does not seem to want to end.  More and more people are looking for healthier options to replace standard beauty brands. Unfortunately, there is no true definition for clean beauty. Furthermore, there is a plethora of greenwashing and fear-mongering in […]

Spring is here, and I love the fresh air and the bright sunshine so much that I am spending all non-working hours outside in the backyard.  I’ve rounded up my current favorite products, which happen to be mostly organic beauty products.  I’m using these products day in and day out for those Spring beauty vibes.  […]

It’s that time of the year.  Spring is officially here, and winter weather is on its way out.  Well almost.   I am looking forward to the warmer weather and hopefully a little bit more rain as California has been super dry this winter.  As the weather starts to warm up, it’s time to rethink […]

As I discussed in my last post, the wedding beauty timeline was created to help you determine how to plan for all your bridal beauty needs prior to your wedding. In part two, I will be discussing the last couple of months before your wedding. If you missed part one, you can check it out […]

Did you know that there is a correct order in which you apply your skincare?  You didn’t?  Well, sit back and relax. I will explain your skincare order from your cleanser all the way to your sunscreen and makeup.  In a nutshell, it basically boils down to this; go from your lightest to your heaviest […]

It’s early in the morning.  The kids are fussy.  They were up too many times the night before.  You want to go back to bed, but that’s not an option.  Or you hit the snooze button one too many times, and you are late for work.  At this point you think, there’s no way I […]

First thing first, congratulations on your engagement.  Whether you are newly engaged or counting down until the big day, wedding beauty tends to take a back seat until it may be too late.  Looking radiant and beautiful on your wedding day takes time and planning. To help you avoid any beauty disasters, I’ve created this […]

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