Best Way to Long Lasting Perfume

Do you feel like your perfume doesn’t last long enough? Stop spraying your clothing! Don’t simply spray your clothes with perfume on your way out the door.

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Perfume needs the warmth of your skin to interact with your own body oils. Scent should be worn directly on your skin under your clothing for lasting effect. Put perfume on your pulse area’s low on the body as it will rise with your body heat!

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Key Ingredients To Look For In Anti -Aging Products

 

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Many skin care experts recommend these key ingredients in skin care products for fighting the aging process, co-enzyme Q10, Vitamin C and E, Flavonoids, Idebenone, Lycopene, Hyaluronic acid and Retin A. These are all ingredients to look for in anti-aging products.

You don’t have to spend a million dollars, either. Many drug store lines have some of these ingredients and are very affordable. Always consult a Dermatologist’s advice if you are not sure what is best for your skin and age.

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Towel Dry and a Good Cry is about a young girl, new to the hairdressing business, that learns all too quick that there is more to standing behind the chair than just cutting hair.  A story full of laughs and tears lies and fears with characters you’ll love, hate or will leave your jaw hanging open!

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What’s the Difference Between a Facial Serum and a Moisturizer?

 

 

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A moisturizer is an emulsion that hydrates the skin.

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A serum is lighter and contains “active” ingredients that claim to do something extra for the skin such as, reducing wrinkles or brighten the complexion. Serum’s work well underneath your moisturizer for added benefits.

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Judy DeLuca’s Latest Novel

Towel Dry and a Good Cry is about a young girl, new to the hairdressing business, that learns all too quick that there is more to standing behind the chair than just cutting hair.  A story full of laughs and tears lies and fears with characters you’ll love, hate or will leave your jaw hanging open!

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New Hair Coloring Trend…Vivids

With the Ombre waning in popularity a new hair color trend is emerging, bright vivids. Hair colors range from blues, purples, pinks, pastels and dimensionally multicolored. While they look fabulous and are quite a statement for today’s fresh new looks, unfortunately, they fade quite a bit and can be expensive to maintain. There are, however, products that can help keep the colors vibrancy while in-between touch-ups. Ask your hair stylist about these refreshing products. Here are some of my favorite looks of today.

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Towel Dry and a Good Cry is about a young girl, new to the hairdressing business, that learns all too quick that there is more to standing behind the chair than just cutting hair.  A story full of laughs and tears lies and fears with characters you’ll love, hate or will leave your jaw hanging open!

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Military Lipstick

I came across an old ad mat from WWII for a lipstick that was made for service woman. After doing a little research on this lipstick; I thought this was a cool story about the company Cylax and their products.

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In 1902 the Cylax Company of London began to sell cosmetics. By 1910 Cylax was selling products such as skin care, hair care, face powders, lip lotions and soap to name a few.

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In 1919 Cylax products were being distributed to the United States. During WWII Cylax lost their factory in the London Blitz, the bombing of the United Kingdom by Nazi Germany. Temporary facilities were made until a new factory was built in 1953.

As a war effort Cylax made a burn treatment and a camouflage cream.

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This is what I thought was such an interesting thing that seemed to have made a huge splash as a new trend.

In 1939 the company released a lipstick shade called ‘Auxilary Red’ made specifically for Service woman. It has been suggested that this lipstick started the use of bright red lipsticks during the war.

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Judy DeLuca’s Latest Novel

Towel Dry and a Good Cry is about a young girl, new to the hairdressing business, that learns all too quick that there is more to standing behind the chair than just cutting hair.  A story full of laughs and tears lies and fears with characters you’ll love, hate or will leave your jaw hanging open!

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Do I Really Need Separate Day and Night Creams?

 

s78Do you really need separate day and night creams? The answer is yes! Day creams provide a barrier to moisture loss, protect against sun and environmental damage, and work in tandem with your make-up. The role of a night cream is different.

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Richer in texture, a night cream usually contains higher concentrations of active ingredients designed to repair the skin while you sleep and a day cream won’t give you that full replenishing benefit for night time.

Judy DeLuca’s Latest Novel

Towel Dry and a Good Cry is about a young girl, new to the hairdressing business, that learns all too quick that there is more to standing behind the chair than just cutting hair.  A story full of laughs and tears lies and fears with characters you’ll love, hate or will leave your jaw hanging open!

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Places To Send Hair for Donation

In case you were thinking of donating some hair to a good cause, here is a list of places you can send your donation of hair to and their requirements.

First and foremost, all hair has to be clean and the ponytail must be banded on top.

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*LOCKS OF LOVE: ten inches of length or more is required to donate your hair, color treated accepted in good condition, no permed hair allowed and they don’t use gray hair.  Mail ponytail to: Locks of Love

234 Southern Blvd

West Palm Beach, FL 33405-2701

 *WIGS FOR KIDS: twelve inches of length is required to donate your hair, grey hair is accepted but not colored or permed. Mail ponytail to: Wigs for Kids

24231 Center Ridge Rd

Westlake,Oh 44145

*CHILDREN WITH HAIR LOSS: eight inches of length is required to donate your hair, grey hair, permed and color treated are accepted as long as they are in good condition. Mail ponytail

to: Children With Hair Loss

234 Southern Blvd

West Palm Beach, FL 33405

*PANTENE: eight  inches of length is required to donate your hair, 5 percentage of grey hair is accepted but not permed or colored. Mail ponytail to: Pantene Beautiful Lengths

Attn:192-123

806 SE 18th Ave

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

*FRIENDS ARE BY YOUR SIDE: eight inches of length is required to donate your hair, grey hair, permed and color treated are accepted. Mail ponytail to: Martino Cartier Salon

304 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd.

Sewell, NJ 08080

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Towel Dry and a Good Cry is about a young girl, new to the hairdressing business, that learns all too quick that there is more to standing behind the chair than just cutting hair.  A story full of laughs and tears lies and fears with characters you’ll love, hate or will leave your jaw hanging open!

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Natural Facial Scrub For Oily Skin

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Honey and almond flour mixed together into a paste is an excellent scrub for oily skin because of honey’s antiseptic properties and high levels of vitamins they both contain. It’s graininess makes it an excellent gentle exfoliator, and you can make it yourself!

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Towel Dry and a Good Cry is about a young girl, new to the hairdressing business, that learns all too quick that there is more to standing behind the chair than just cutting hair.  A story full of laughs and tears lies and fears with characters you’ll love, hate or will leave your jaw hanging open!

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Protect Your Hair Against Heat Damage

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Glamming your hair up for all the holiday season parties and gatherings is a lot of work, not to mention all the extra heat abuse our hair takes from more frequent use of, blow dryers, curling irons, flat irons and hot rollers.7899909999

As a professional, I always recommend a thermal protection product before you blow dry, curl or straighten. The conditioners and polymers in the product will protect your hair from scorching. Be sure to have your hair trimmed every 4-6 weeks and ask your professional hairstylist which product would be best for your hair.

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Towel Dry and a Good Cry is about a young girl, new to the hairdressing business, that learns all too quick that there is more to standing behind the chair than just cutting hair.  A story full of laughs and tears lies and fears with characters you’ll love, hate or will leave your jaw hanging open!

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Dry Chapped Hands

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We all know as soon as the cold weather comes our hands take a beating. Being a hairdresser, my hands are always chapped and dry as a bone. My cure-all in these winter months for dry chapped hands is using a salt scrub followed by an intense moisturizer.

When your hands are dry and chapped the main goal is to slough off all those dead skin cells.  A salt scrub is a cleansing, exfoliating product of basically salt and oil that will make your hands (and body) softer and healthier. Be careful if you are using a product such as this in the shower, the oil can make your shower very slick and slippery.

Salt scrubs generally run around thirty dollars but there are many homemade recipes to make your own. There are three ingredients in making your own salt scrubs, sea salt, almond oil and a few drops of essential oils.  If you tend to have sensitive skin you can replace the salt for sugar.

So, if you have dry chapped hands and want them silky smooth you might want to try this.

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Towel Dry and a Good Cry is about a young girl, new to the hairdressing business, that learns all too quick that there is more to standing behind the chair than just cutting hair.  A story full of laughs and tears lies and fears with characters you’ll love, hate or will leave your jaw hanging open!

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Max Factor The Father Of Makeup

I can’t help it, I’m a makeup junkie. Here’s a little makeup history.  Max Factor is commonly known as the father of modern makeup.max 2

Max Faktor, born in Poland in the late 1870’s, was one of ten children.  At age eight Max did an apprenticeship at a pharmacy and after mixing potions all day long Max became fascinated with cosmetics.max 3

In the late 1800’s Max Faktor opened a cosmetics store in a suburb of Moscow selling his hand-made creams, rouges, perfumes and human hair wigs.

During that time a theatre group performing for the Russian nobility wore Max Faktor’s makeup and it made such an impression with the Russian nobility that they appointed Max as the official expert for the Royal family and the Imperial Russian Grand Opera.max 5

In 1904 Max Faktor and his family moved to the United States and he was given the name Max Factor by Immigration officials at Ellis Island.  He participated in the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis selling his cosmetics.

Max dreamed of Hollywood and in 1908 moved his family to L.A. and created a make-up specifically for movie actors, unlike theatre makeup.max 1

Soon after he opened a store and movie stars were flooding into his shop to sample the makeup while producers sought Max Factor’s human hair wigs.max 6

In the 1920’s Max Factor introduced a line of cosmetics to the public, claiming every girl could look like a movie star by using his makeup and to this day, the company still has that motto.

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Towel Dry and a Good Cry is about a young girl, new to the hairdressing business, that learns all too quick that there is more to standing behind the chair than just cutting hair.  A story full of laughs and tears lies and fears with characters you’ll love, hate or will leave your jaw hanging open!

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Camouflage a Double Chin With Makeup

chin 2Want to camouflage a double chin? Brush a bit of rose-brown blush along the jawline. Highlight your chin with light translucent powder. These two techniques will give the appearance of a jawline. Blending properly is key.

Working with foundations darker and lighter than your skin tone can also work with other problem area’s of the face such as, hollow cheeks, receding chin, high bridge nose, narrow nostrils and mouth line as shown below.

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Towel Dry and a Good Cry is about a young girl, new to the hairdressing business, that learns all too quick that there is more to standing behind the chair than just cutting hair.  A story full of laughs and tears lies and fears with characters you’ll love, hate or will leave your jaw hanging open!

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When Fingernails Turn Yellow

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Many nail polish brands contain the adhesive nitrocellulose, which can turn the fingernail yellow when exposed to sunlight. One way to avoid the fingernail turning yellow is to apply a topcoat that contains cellulose acetate butyrate (CAB) over your nail polish. This will prevent your nails from discoloration.nails

A few of my favorite products to prevent yellowing of the fingernails are: Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat, Orly Sunscreen for Nails and Essie Nonyellowing Topcoat.

A fast fix for fingernails that have yellowed or have been stained is, use a teeth whitening strip applied to the nail or mix two tablespoons of lemon juice in a cup of warm water, soak for five minutes and wipe vigorously with a soft cloth.nails 3

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Towel Dry and a Good Cry is about a young girl, new to the hairdressing business, that learns all too quick that there is more to standing behind the chair than just cutting hair.  A story full of laughs and tears lies and fears with characters you’ll love, hate or will leave your jaw hanging open!

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Facial Cleansers And The Loss Of Hydration

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Have you ever washed your face only to find your skin feels tight and about to crack?  That taut feeling is caused by the removal of all the hydration in your skin causing the skin to shrink.face wash 2

Try switching to a more moisturizing cleanser that will cleanse the skin and moisturize at the same time.  Always follow with a moisturizer for your skin type with a sunscreen.

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Red Hair Making a Comeback!

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Get your red on! Thanks to the advancement of haircolor technology, red hair is making a comeback.  Reds of the past used to fade so quickly.  For hairdresser’s, fading was always a challenge because there were so many factors to consider in formulating but, that’s where chemistry and skill come in handy!  Today, haircolor chemists have made a major breakthrough with a no ammonia permanent haircolor.  Instead of the traditional water based haircolor this new technology is oil based allowing the color to go directly to the core for more intensity, long lasting wear, spectacular shine, perfect gray coverage and gentle on the hair and scalp. As a Haircolorist, I was thrilled to dabble in a new line and let me tell you, I love this stuff!  Shiny no fade haircolor, true to its tone.  If you’re scalp has ever been sensitive to permanent haircolor this no ammonia permanent color is a blessing.

Everyone can wear red haircolor but it has to be the right tone.  A hair colorist would know whether a blue red or an orange red would suit your skin tone.red 7red 5red 2red 3red 4

Always consult a professional when it comes to coloring your hair.  Remember it costs twice as much to fix!

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Towel Dry and a Good Cry is about a young girl, new to the hairdressing business, that learns all too quick that there is more to standing behind the chair than just cutting hair.  A story full of laughs and tears lies and fears with characters you’ll love, hate or will leave your jaw hanging open!

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