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on Jul 19, 2010
There is one saying I heard quite often when I worked with Neill Corporation. It went something like, “What you inspect, you can expect.” I shared this with many salon owners. It was an easy way to remember that what you put your attention on will show up in your life. That pertains to every part of your life and
on Jul 02, 2010
Fashion designers preview their resort collections during the summer months, forecasting looks that will land in stores at the end of the year. What I love about the resort shows is, unlike the spring and fall collections, their tone is reliably playful, and so are the makeup looks. Resort show makeup is lighter, brighter
on May 27, 2010
Erykah Badu raised eyebrows recently in her striptease video, Window Seat, but what about when a client wants to go nude? I say go ahead—but, of course, I’m referring to nude lips. There is something undeniably sexy about creamy beige and taupe lips, especially when juxtaposed with a strong, smoky eye and sleek nails. This
sv headshot high res 180x300 Sam Villa Gives a Glimpse at Life on the Road
on May 11, 2010
I was really excited to be back in Asia recently, educating there for Redken for the first time in seven years. I was in Taiwan, presenting to 400 hairdressers in a theater just outside of Taipei. The local crew put in a lot of effort to get the staging just right. When I walked in, I got goosebumps! All of the models
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on May 03, 2010
If I had a Tim Tam—an Australian cookie—for every time I heard, “I want to look thinner,” I could open my own bakery. It’s a common complaint from clients, but especially as the hot season approaches and all the glossy magazines go into overdrive with features on being “Bikini-Body Ready!” One of the silliest magazine