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Bend Me, Shape Me Hair (Wedding)

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So there is really something to hair that bends and twists and stays where you put it!  This weekend I took care of two lovely ladies for a wedding in upstate New York.  Everybody in the wedding party was kind, flexible and relaxed...it was a great way to start a Saturday! 

Heather was Maid of Honor, and the bride's cousin.  Heather's hair was very blonde and slightly damaged.  Thick, curly and, well, mold-able.  The Bride wanted all the girls to have low updo's, and Heather wanted smooth, since she always put it up in a messy bun for work.  She was making references to being Barbie blonde if she couldn't have a Barbie body, so I said we would do a low, smooth, super-volumized low updo befit for Barbie!  (I even got to be super-creative and filled the lower part of the style with rolled up cotton to make up for volume!)




Now, Hailey was a Junior Bridesmaid.  (I got her mama's permission to put her pics here!)  Hailey's hair was long, thick and luscious!  She ha…

Once in a while...

Sometimes I have felt disgruntled about my career...seemingly for years at a time, even.  But every once in a while, the light breaks through and the realization that I am a beauty professional sideswipes my brain.  I am in the unique position of making a good living making people look and feel better. I have been given the passion and capabilities for hair and beauty that many people don't understand.  I get to be the image of glamour and style that most people only get to see in magazines...I get to be the guru of everything beauty/fashion/wellness/life to hundreds of people!  I am a Professional Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist.  And I am grateful I still have the opportunity to wake up each day and make the choice to enjoy my career.  Wow.  That's a piece of good fortune that comes around only every once in a while...