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Introducing: Royal Spa Brown Sugar Collection

Introducing: Royal Spa Brown Sugar Collection

I don’t think think I have ever been more excited about body care products until now!  I just got home from the International Convention where some new amazing products were launched.  Royal Spa introduced Foaming Brown Sugar Scrub, Nourishing Brown Sugar Bath & Shower Gel, […]

6 Reasons Why You Should Go Sulfate Free

6 Reasons Why You Should Go Sulfate Free

Over the past few years, I’m sure you’ve heard “sulfate free” and there has been a war in the hair-care industry against sulfates and the suds they create. Just walk down any beauty aisle and you’re bombarded with labels that boast “sulfate-free” products.Just walk down […]

What’s That Brush For?  Here’s the Skinny

What’s That Brush For? Here’s the Skinny

Do you know which type of makeup brush is best for the makeup you use? My guide explains the difference between all of my professional brushes so you can apply your makeup flawlessly.     Brushes Brushes are one of the most common and traditional […]

Happy National Lipstick Day Giveaway!

Happy National Lipstick Day Giveaway!

Happy National Lipstick Day ladies!! To celebrate in kissable style, I’m giving away a new Velvet Lipstick to the winner, and the lucky friend that they tag!   A collection of semi-matte lipsticks that deliver a rich color in a velvet, non-drying finish-what’s not to […]

Everything You Need to Know About Sunscreen

Everything You Need to Know About Sunscreen

I’m sure that by now you know that wearing sunscreen daily (not just when you’re at the beach) is recommended. The sun emits harmful UV rays year-round. Even on cloudy days, up to 80 percent of the sun’s harmful UV rays can penetrate your skin. Snow, […]

The Real Dangers of Talc & Asbestos

The Real Dangers of Talc & Asbestos

I’m sure that you have already heard about the Johnson & Johnson’s lawsuit…last Thursday, they were ordered to pay 22 women $4.69 billion dollars.  These women were alleging that their ovarian cancer was caused by using Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder.  What are the real […]

Salon Retail Disruption-How are You Going to Compete with Amazon?

Salon Retail Disruption-How are You Going to Compete with Amazon?

Salon retail is one of the most talked about disruptions in the industry. If you have been following my “Evolution of the Beauty Industry”, or if you have been in the beauty industry for awhile, this probably isn’t news to you, but there’s been a […]

Summer Makeup Secrets Revealed

Summer Makeup Secrets Revealed

Summer is finally here in Wisconsin!! I LOVE summer!  I love everything about it.  The sunshine, the hot weather, the long days.  I love it all!  And if you’ve never been to Wisconsin in the summer, it is beautiful.  Everything is green and colorful. This […]

10 Reasons Why You Should Consider a “Side Hustle”

10 Reasons Why You Should Consider a “Side Hustle”

Why you should consider a side hustle-unless you like living paycheck to paycheck! Before I get started, let’s talk about what a side hustle is exactly.  Instead of getting a second job, a high number are starting their own businesses.  It is not necessarily a […]

Richmond Motives Beauty & Business Academy

Richmond Motives Beauty & Business Academy

The Motives Beauty & Business Academy made a stop at Richmond Virginia over the weekend Beauty professionals & professional consultants received firsthand experience with Motives products and skincare along with professional training from some of our top industry professionals. Among them were Lisa Martin-Director of […]