• How to: Rock a retro wardrobe


    Fashions of the past are becoming trendy again, giving women the chance to play around with creating funky personal styles. Many women are loving reappropriating the styles from the 1940s and 1950s to create a glamorous retro look. If you're interested in bringing some vintage style into your look, take a look at this guide for rocking a r(Read More...)



    Written by Shelly Simpson on December 17, 2014
  • Caring for your skin after a facial


    If you're interested in becoming an esthetician, you're likely aware of some of the great benefits of facials. They unclog pores, help remove toxins, and clean the skin so that it's more open to absorbing moisturizers and other products. However, the exfoliating and deep-cleansing done in facials can leave the skin very vulnerable (Read More...)



    Written by Shelly Simpson on December 16, 2014
  • Top holiday-inspired nail designs


    Almost a year after the surprise release of her self-titled album, Beyonce made another surprise release: Her own nail designs! Just in time for holiday season, Beyonce partnered with Los Angeles-based nail company NCLA to create the four new nail decal designs, all inspired by her album. If you love learning about nail art and celebrity nail trend(Read More...)



    Written by Shelly Simpson on December 15, 2014
  • Winter care: Tips for keeping your feet healthy


    The dry winter air can be damaging to skin all over the body - and that includes the feet. Not only are feet vulnerable to dry and cold weather, but they're also constantly wrapped in socks and tight winter shoes, which can cause even more foot issues. Take a look at these ways to keep your feet moisturized and healthy this winter:Wear appropri(Read More...)



    Written by Shelly Simpson on December 15, 2014
  • 10 items men should keep in their gym bag


    If you're thinking about enrolling in barbering school, you may want to get into the habit of working out in the morning to get ready for the busy day ahead. If you do exercise in the a.m., though, you'll want to make sure you have the perfect gym bag full of items that can help you get through your workout then prepare for the rest of the (Read More...)



    Written by Shelly Simpson on December 10, 2014
  • How to transition your day makeup look to night


    If you're considering enrolling in cosmetology courses, you most likely know that there is a pretty big difference between daytime and nighttime makeup looks. Though every woman has a different makeup style, daytime looks - to school or work, for instance - are generally more reserved with subdued colors and a conservative overall appearance. O(Read More...)



    Written by Shelly Simpson on December 9, 2014
  • Skin care stocking stuffers your friends will love


    You most likely have an idea about what big gifts you're getting your friends and family for Christmas, but what about those stocking stuffers? If you're stuck on what to get the ladies in your life this year, consider buying them small skin care gifts! To get started, take a look at these essentials every woman could use in her stocki(Read More...)



    Written by Shelly Simpson on December 9, 2014
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  • Follow these tips to rock a retro wardrobe. How to: Rock a retro wardrobe

    Fashions of the past are becoming trendy again, giving women the chance to play around with creating funky personal styles. Many women are loving reappropriating the styles from the 1940s and 1950s to create a glamorous retro look. If you're interested in bringing some vintage style into your look, take a look at this guide for rocking a retro wardrobe:

    Hit the thrift store
    The first step to wearing really great vintage clothes is to know where to find them. While there are dozens of websites that sell retro styles, the very best place you can look for true vintage pieces is in thrift stores. Look through the thrift shops in your areas for basics and accessories – even a cool old belt can spruce up an otherwise contemporary outfit, and make it look retro. 

    Mix and match
    Wearing only retro clothing is a true fashion statement and can look very glamorous, but some women would rather look a little more modern – not like they just stepped off a time machine. If you're considering adding a little more of the mid-century era into your personal style, consider mixing and matching vintage pieces with your modern basics. Wear a retro dress with a modern cardigan and boots, or pair a basic jeans and T-shirt look with bright retro shoes and glasses that make a statement.  

    Buy some retro basics
    To rock a retro wardrobe, you have to start somewhere. Take a look at these basic retro styles that you can incorporate into different pieces in your wardrobe:

    • Midi hemline: These days it's all about mini or maxi skirts and dresses, but in the 1940s and 1950s midi and tea-length styles were all the rage. Look for skirts and dresses that fall just past the knees for a less modern fashion statement. 
    • High-waisted pants: High-waisted items are a huge retro trend, and it doesn't only apply to pants. Women wore everything high waisted, including shorts, skirts and even bathing suits. 
    • Polka dots: Polka dots are one of the No. 1 patterns of the '40s and '50s, and they can be found on almost any clothing item you want. Pair a polka-dotted blouse with a high-waisted midi skirt, and you'll look as retro as can be. 
    • Cat-eye glasses: Whether you go for eyeglasses or sunglasses, cat-eye rims are a standard of the retro era, and they'll make a statement no matter what you wear with them.
    • Kitten-heel pumps: Looking for retro shoes? Short 1-1.5 inch kitten heels were on trend, so go for some round-toe kitten-heel pumps to get a vintage look.

    Pair the clothes with retro hair and makeup
    The best way to round out a retro outfit is to also play up your hair and makeup with vintage styles. Go for vintage hair styles, like barrel rolls or pin curls. Then use graphic eyeliner and red lipstick to give your face an authentic mid-century feel.

    If you love learning about trending hair and makeup styles, you may be interested in cosmetology training. Students learn professional hair, makeup, skin care and nail care techniques that assist them in becoming licensed cosmetologists. 


  • Follow this guide to keep your skin healthy and protected after a facial. Caring for your skin after a facial

    If you're interested in becoming an esthetician, you're likely aware of some of the great benefits of facials. They unclog pores, help remove toxins, and clean the skin so that it's more open to absorbing moisturizers and other products. However, the exfoliating and deep-cleansing done in facials can leave the skin very vulnerable afterward, so after-facial skin care shouldn't be overlooked. Take a look at this guide for the basics of taking care of your face after receiving a facial:

    Drink water
    This tip appears again and again in almost every skin care guide because it's a huge way to boost your skin's health from the inside out. Stay hydrated before and after your facial, and you'll find you leave with healthier glowing skin.

    Stay out of the sun 
    Most facials incorporate some kind of a peel or exfoliation that removes the protective top layers of skin, leaving a younger and vulnerable layer on the surface. This layer of skin is much more susceptible to burns, which can leave permanent damage and scarring. Your esthetician will finish your appointment with a professional SPF product, but you should make sure you're prepared for after the appointment with sunglasses and a hat to keep your skin further protected. This also means absolutely no tanning beds for the first few days.  

    Go makeup free
    Various treatments are performed, which could lose some of their effectiveness if you apply too many clogging products afterward. Try sticking with just a sunscreen after the facial, and only use mineral powder makeup if you're returning to work or going to an event later that day. 

    Avoid using cleansers
    Again, because of all of the treatments involved in the facial, your skin should have a rest from any cleansing products and scrubbing that are a normal part of your routine. At least for the first 24 hours, simply rinse your face with cool water, and avoid using any washcloths or wipes. For a few days after the treatment, apply a gentle cleanser using only your fingers. 

    Don't use the sauna or gym
    Many types of facials have a steaming treatment that increases circulation and gives you a glow. Reheating or steaming your face can make your already sensitive skin even more vulnerable and can lead to redness caused by broken capillaries. You should also consider skipping the gym after a facial to avoid sweat and heat ruining your after-facial glow. 

    Schedule your massage before your facial
    Following a facial, when you are face down you can cause damage to the skin from the pressure received during from your massage therapist. You should also try sleeping on your back for the first night after a facial to avoid imprints and introducing bacteria from your pillowcase onto your face.

    Listen carefully to instructions
    The most important after-care tips will come directly from your esthetician, depending on the specific treatments they've done, so make sure to listen to and follow the instructions carefully. Extractions, microdermabrasion and other more intense treatments may require certain products or practices for the couple of days following the facial. Don't be afraid to ask any after-care questions you have – it's better to be more prepared than to damage the skin unnecessarily. 


  • Do these holiday-inspired nail designs this season! Top holiday-inspired nail designs

    Almost a year after the surprise release of her self-titled album, Beyonce made another surprise release: Her own nail designs! Just in time for holiday season, Beyonce partnered with Los Angeles-based nail company NCLA to create the four new nail decal designs, all inspired by her album. If you love learning about nail art and celebrity nail trends like this one, you may want to consider enrolling in nail technician schools. In the meantime, though any of Beyonce's nail art would look fabulous to wear to your holiday parties, take a look at these five great holiday-inspired nail designs you can do yourself this year:

    1. Snowmen
    Give your nails a cute and whimsical look with a snowman design from Peace, Love and Polish. First polish your nails with a pale blue or green background color, then let your nails dry. Gather white, black and orange polish, and a nail art dotting tool or toothpick. Paint several white circles on each nail, making them big enough to draw small snowmen faces on. Then use your dotting tool to create black eyes and a dotted black smile. Finish them off with triangular orange carrot noses, and add extra dots of white in the negative space if you'd like. 

    2. Christmas lights
    A string of Christmas lights across your nails makes for a pretty and festive design you can show off at holiday parties! Choose a neutral base color that will contrast with a black string and red, green and yellow lights. Paint the base color, then use a tiny brush or dotting tool to draw a looping black strand that stretches across all of your nails. When the black paint dries, use a small brush to draw oval-shaped lights in alternating Christmas colors on the top and bottom of the line, like twinkling Christmas lights. 

    3. Negative space holiday colors
    Negative space manicures are one of the top nail art trends going into 2015, according to The Guardian, so they're the perfect way to show your holiday spirit. The style of nail art leaves most of the nail blank, and uses paint to create graphic designs. Choose two or three holiday colors of your choice, then use them to create designs on your nails, after only painting a clear base coat. For instance, alternate red, green and gold nail polish to paint the moons or a single stripe on the left side of each nail. 

    4. Stars of David
    For the perfect Hanukkah manicure, choose a shimmering deep blue color for the base of your nails. Then use silver polish and a small brush to carefully draw Stars of David on your nails, either on all of them or just on the thumbs or ring fingers for a cute accent. As an optional step, use the silver to color the tips of your nails as well – use tape to create a perfect line!

    5. Glittering New Years nails
    New Year's Eve is all about bold and glittering styles, so the perfect New Year's manicure should match that style. Use glossy black as your base color, then apply silver or gold nail glitter, starting at the tip of your nails, and fading down, stopping midway down each nail.



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