Image Assessment: Physical Attributes

As a professional with a passion to help women understand their style of beauty, I can’t help but want to provide the valuable service of an image consultation for every one of my readers. Of course this is unrealistic, but through the years of doing group consultations I have worked hard on creating a system … Continue reading Image Assessment: Physical Attributes

Image Coaching

The term “bad hair day” is no joke! ‘Cuz, If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy! Beauty is vital to a woman’s confidence and her general enthusiasm for life, but too often we let a”bad-hair day” make us self-conscious and keep us from an opportunity to make a friend, meet a client, share a testimony. The Makeover … Continue reading Image Coaching

KNOW YOUR PURPOSE

Generally, a chair is for sitting and shears are for cutting. Both items are designed for a purpose. More specifically, a salon chair is for styling hair and office shears are for cutting paper.  Likewise, you could define your own purpose in general terms or more specifically. While your general purpose has a significance in … Continue reading KNOW YOUR PURPOSE

New Beginnings

There is something about a fresh start that is truly inspirational. The pandemic has stretched us all but, somehow, the start of a new year–even if it still requires facial coverings and social distancing–is a breath of fresh air.  2020 changed our perspective on life in many ways. Between the shut downs, protests, politics, loss … Continue reading New Beginnings

The Only True Source of Confidence

Life may never be the same after this pandemic, but it sure is good to get back into the salons, even if it’s so much less personal! It’s just easier to cope with all the changes when our nails are finished and our hair is good, isn’t it? As women, when we feel beautiful, we … Continue reading The Only True Source of Confidence

The Best Solution to Discrimination

Racial discrimination is a serious problem, but prejudice isn’t limited to color or culture. People always “judge a book by its cover,” this is a fact of life. If we are honest, we all make visual assessments and prideful assumptions based on personal experiences and preferences all the time. We choose our communities, caretakers or … Continue reading The Best Solution to Discrimination

The Most Common Question

The Covid-19 stay-at-home-order has put us all in casual dress mode. I can’t remember the last time I dressed up–even our Easter photo opt. proved to be casual (at least from the waist down!).  My daughter didn’t even have dress shoes since she left college during her spring break, unprepared to come home for the … Continue reading The Most Common Question

Favor is Deceitful and Beauty is Vain

“Favor is deceitful, beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised.” Proverbs 31:30 As a young church girl, I thought this scripture meant that it was wrong to be beautiful, that I shouldn’t want the favor of anyone, and that I should be afraid of God. Wow was I off! Many other … Continue reading Favor is Deceitful and Beauty is Vain

3 Tips for Handling Stay at Home Stress

When I’m stressed,  I shut down and shut up. The term tongue-tied may mean one thing to you, but to me, it is a perfect metaphor for how I feel when I am hurting. Even when I want to talk, the words are held captive. It doesn’t matter how quiet I am, however, my body language … Continue reading 3 Tips for Handling Stay at Home Stress

3 Tips for Doing Hair at Home (or Not)

Just before the Covid19 social distancing order, I had gone on a self-care kick. It seemed that the stressful situations my family was facing were over and a spa day would help relieve the tension I was still carrying. Who would have thought that this stay at home order would last more than two weeks? … Continue reading 3 Tips for Doing Hair at Home (or Not)