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2014 Fall Makeup Look

[caption id="attachment_4630" align="alignright" width="100"] Khaki Green Eye Shadow[/caption] "Khaki green is the new brown eye shadow," says Allure magazine. I have beautiful khaki green colors from pale to dark. Also, I have a new gel eyeliner called "Ivy" which is a great winter version of "Baroque"...

Transform the Bride

Being engaged is the most exciting time in one’s life as you transform from MISS to a MRS. Look your absolute best from the time you say “YES” until you say “I DO!”  SERVICES Bride Cosmetic makeover Wedding dress color & style guidelines Hair style & color consultation Party, shower &...

How to Pack Light for a Long Vacation

With the current bag restrictions on airplanes, it’s time to evaluate your packing habits. This winter I took a 23-day trip to Australia and New Zealand that included a 16-day cruise. I felt great about my appearance and was never too hot or too cold...

Celebrating 25 Years

They always say that time flies by when you are having fun. That sums up the last 25 years for me. I started my business in January 1989, after taking the aptitude test at Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation. The test results gave me a whole...

It Takes a Lot of Money to Look This Good – I Disagree

 (Article in New York Times 12/1/12) [caption id="attachment_4205" align="alignright" width="150"] Use an expert and save money.[/caption]  “The recession may not be over, and retail sales in many quarters have slowed, but American women who can afford it are still willing to pay for personal shoppers and stylists...

A Shopping Confidante

(Article title Wall Street Journal 12/4/13) [caption id="attachment_4201" align="alignright" width="180"] I Feel Pretty[/caption] If you think great style is only for celebrities - think again. How often do you have that aha moment when you look in the mirror and know you look fabulous? Do not deprive...

Warning Alert! – Personal Stylist Free Services

[caption id="attachment_4046" align="alignright" width="225"] Happy Shopper[/caption] More and more stores are offering free personal shopping as a benefit in their stores. Some of the high-end stores have had the personal shopping service for their customers for years. The personal shopper is actually a salesperson that is...

Redo Your Color Analysis

Recently a client came to have her color fan checked and updated. It was well worthwhile. Reasons to have an updated color analysis are: Your coloring changes with time so I recommend redoing your colors at least every ten years if not more often. After years of...

Can You See Color?

We each have our own talents, but have you ever thought that maybe you have an ability that you never knew you possessed? The ability to see color is a skill that some people don't even know they have. Elaine was one of these people,...