Year End Review

Year End Review 
Many jobs have a year end review and bonus program. Whether it’s for a job, or life in general, most of us look back and reflect on our year, and set goals for the next year.
How many of us realize that we really don’t take care of ourselves the way we take care of everybody else? If you’re like me, you also set goals to do more self-care the next year. It rarely ever happens, and the cycle repeats.
This year, plan on making yourself a priority; instead of settling for last, set your target a little closer to the top. You will have a much better year, I promise!
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And your bonus will be more than just fabulous hair!

Happy Thanksgiving!!

Happy Thanksgiving, Beauties!

I have had such an amazing day with my family today, I so wish your day was just as amazing!! Now, at the end of a very long day, I’m enjoying a beautiful rum and Coke, a new Hallmark movie, and a cuddle with my pups. As some of you know, I spent most of last week in Huntington Beach, CA. My training with BMS and certification with Natural Beaded Rows sparked such a fire in my heart, really it sounds ridiculous, but truly I have experienced a huge shift in my mind and my career.  I am working every day to improve my skills with NBR, and I am creating new habits with my social media possibilities. I hope you will follow my progress, and cheer me on along the way 💗💗💗

Revival of the Fittest

Hello, Beauties!

Welcome back to my cozy, little, happy-space! I have recently experienced the best hiatus from social media/video-making/worrying that any girl could imagine. My salon just reached its second birthday, the hubby and I have committed to eating as healthy as possible (and feel so much better!), and school is out for the summer.

I didn't really decide to do a big "shut down," but just kind of let it happen. I felt completely overwhelmed and under-focused, and just unsure of the direction some paths seemed to be taking me. I have to say it worked better than I expected. I feel that old spark of motivation coming back, with renewed purpose and direction. I highly recommend a little tech break, even if it makes you feel like you're totally missing out.

I ran in the Glassfest 8K again this Memorial Day weekend. This is usually my rip-off-the-bandage race for the Wineglass Half-Marathon at the end of September. Earlier in the year, I started doubting my driv…

New Favorite Skin Care Product!!!

Have you ever realized how easy it is to neglect your skin in the winter?  Actually, I've been obsessing over my thirsty, dehydrated skin all season.  I have jammed and crammed so many creams, emulsions, serums, and balms into my cabinet that it looks more like a derm store than a beauty closet!  But I swear, this is not an ad!!!

The best products I have found for delicate peau have been the Farsali serums.  I finally broke down and bought the trial bottles at Sephora, one unicorn essence and one 24-carat gold infused serum.  Each mini, at $20 a pop, is a glorious glass bottle with an apothecary-style dropper.  I am a sucker for old-timey glass bottles.  I fell in love with everything about these serums the first time I applied them to my face.  And, it's time for a refill--this time I'm going to pony up for the full size portions.  They really figured out how to bottle a skin-saving miracle here.

In my latest video, I also show you what bronzer/highlighter combo I've…

I Just Ordered Morphe!!

Good morning Beauties!!

Let's chat about makeup brushes for a sec, shall we? I started using brushes to apply my makeup about 22 years ago LOL. It started with Clinique and Estee Lauder, just whatever came with my GiftWithPurchases. Those were the days before we could really do all this awesomeness online!

More recently, I used and loved everything MAC.  And then I tried Sigma. {hearts and flowers!} And now, after much thought and research (LOL, I watch Jaclyn Hill!!!!) I have submitted my very first Morphe order!!

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So, I have been researching makeup and brushes for my kit at Strands. Everything just really needed to be refreshed. I wanted high-quality brushes (where everything matched!!) that were affordable, but more importantly, I wanted to know that other makeup artists loved to use them. And due to my semi-obsessive habit of YouTube, I knew I had to try Morphe!

I didn't even appl…

My Salon!!

Hey, beauties! It has been soooo long since my last post, I know. I have been very busy planning, creating, and opening my very own salon!
I opened Strands Salon in April. This is pretty much what it looks like right now, but I am slowly bringing in more finishing touches and decor. It has been such a fabulous growing experience, but I am looking forward to getting a bit more time to write!
I will keep you updated on my progress, and I will definitely be back to sharing my work and beauty insight soon!
Yours in beauty, Lindsay

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