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Reality Check-Who are You Really Paying for Your Makeup?

Reality Check-Who are You Really Paying for Your Makeup?

Who is REALLY profiting from your beauty care purchases?  I know that is an interesting question, but I guarantee if you read on, it will make sense in just a bit! If any of you know me, you know that I am on a mission […]

Gluten Free & Vegan-Avocado, Sweet Potato Coconut Brownies

Gluten Free & Vegan-Avocado, Sweet Potato Coconut Brownies

First of all, let me just say that I already LOVE sweet potatoes, avocados, and coconut, but then to hear it in the same title as gluten free & vegan…YUM!! You’re probably thinking how do they taste? They are so delicious and you’d never know […]

10 Salon & Spa Trends in 2018

10 Salon & Spa Trends in 2018

Before we really dig in, There’s a few things that I want to touch on. First take note that mobile devices and social media are more powerful than ever for the beauty and wellness industries. This means that mobile should be a seamless aspect of your […]

Are You Really Capitalizing on this BILLION DOLLAR Industry?

Are You Really Capitalizing on this BILLION DOLLAR Industry?

Cosmetics-Are you really capitalizing on this BILLION DOLLAR market? The United States Cosmetic Industry is the largest in the world, estimating a total revenue of $54.89 BILLION! This industry is projected to grow 3-4% each year over the next 5 years in the United States […]

Deregulation of the Beauty Industry-Who is Really Behind it?

Deregulation of the Beauty Industry-Who is Really Behind it?

Have you been following my “Evolution of the Beauty Industry” series? Here is what I’ve covered so far:1st week Diversion2nd week Distribution 3rd week Chair rental vs. Employee,4th week the Uberization of the industry and now…The deregulation of our industry. I get it, when you are […]

The Disruption and Uberization of the Beauty Industry

The Disruption and Uberization of the Beauty Industry

I hope you are learning from this series! If you need to catch up, be sure to go back to all 3 episodes I have had. Week 1, I talked about Diversion, week 2, Distribution, and week 3-Independent vs. Employee. This week, I want to […]

The Evolution of the Beauty Industry-Booth Rental vs. Employee

The Evolution of the Beauty Industry-Booth Rental vs. Employee

In week 1 I touched on Diversion, week 2 was about Distribution and another shift that has transformed our industry-INDEPENDENT STYLISTS. From a stylists point: Hairstylists are often faced with two options when they start their career: renting a booth or chair from a salon […]

The Evolution of the Beauty Industry-Distribution

The Evolution of the Beauty Industry-Distribution

Last week I talked about diversion and the history and evolution over the decades. We are going through a huge transformation of the distribution.  Between the salon,  the Sephoras and Ultas, you see a lot of new retails channels are growing-salons not sure how to […]

The Truth About Professional Haircare and Beauty Brands

The Truth About Professional Haircare and Beauty Brands

Are you ready for the truth about professional beauty brands and how it’s affecting the industry? Have you been following my “Evolution of the Beauty Industry“? This series has been in the making for quite sometime and I finally decided to take the plunge and […]

Do You Have a Case of "Busy-itis"?

Do You Have a Case of "Busy-itis"?

Ok, I will admit, there was a time when I used BUSY as an excuse.  I didn’t even realize it,  I guess it was a habit or something. Maybe you can relate,  you forgot to do something, or maybe you don’t want to do something […]