Spring Cleaning

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We’ve had a long, harsh winter…many snow days, bitter cold, dry air, and almost no sun. Spring is a great time to do some much needed care on your skin and body. With dreams of summer ahead, start thinking about being at the lake, lots of fun photos and vacations with family and friends. Here are some great spring preps to help look your best when summer hits.

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Cozy Up for the Winter

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As temperatures dip lower, bring your focus outward. “Winter” and “beauty” don’t exactly cozy up together around a fireplace like old friends. Here are some cold weather tips for glowing in the darkest and coldest season.

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2016 Autumn Makeup Trends

Text and Photography provided by Phil Procopio

I’ve been doing makeup for 10 years now and every time I get to paint someone’s face, I get excited every time. That’s right…paint! Makeup is an art, makeup can be transformative, empowering or even healing. As the seasons and trends change, so does makeup. Here are a few eye-catching fall 2016 favorites you should be stocking up on now.

Concealer: Kat Von D Lock It Concealer – Full coverage and lasts all day.

Lashes: Ardel False Lashes in

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Skin Essentials for Summer

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Skincare has become ever more increasingly important to me as I advance in life. When we ignore our skin, it becomes dull, aged, dry, and acne ridden. Summer is especially important for good skincare as we are in the sun more, exposed to more environmental aggressors and are just too busy to keep it up. So here are some of my favorite summer essentials for skin to keep it radiant, fresh and looking good.

Aveda Daily Light Guard

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e-Beauty

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Would you ever think the world of beauty would be synonymous with the world wide web? In 2016, more and more people are turning to the web for everything beauty. YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest…all great resources for not only product information but step by step tutorials and lessons. I often tell my clients, these youtubers, instagramers and pinteresters, are like having me in your home walking you through all your beauty questions. I even turn to them once and a while for inspiration. These are just a few of my favorites that I follow and recommend to my clients.

Pixiwoo - YouTube One of the first mega makeup gurus on YouTube, Sam and Nic have a huge selection of tutorials to choose from.  They’re extremely talented and very relatable.

Pixiwoo – YouTube
One of the first mega makeup gurus on YouTube, Sam and Nic have a huge selection of tutorials to choose from. They’re extremely talented and very relatable.

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Springing into Beauty

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It finally looks like we are shaking the winter blues as the Montana days get warmer and longer. With the change in season, although making us feel so much better it can cause real havoc with our hair and skin. Here are some products for a personal spring cleaning. Here are our tips to get a spring in your step and looking your best in time for the warmer weather.

Shampure Dry Shampoo by Aveda This is a non-aerosol powder mist that absorbs excess oils and lifts impurities away from the hair. It is a 99.8 percent naturally derived formula. Because of it’s scent it’s like a relaxing Sunday afternoon at the spa.

Shampure Dry Shampoo by Aveda
This is a non-aerosol powder mist that absorbs excess oils and lifts impurities away from the hair. It is a 99.8 percent naturally derived formula. Because of it’s scent it’s like a relaxing Sunday afternoon at the spa.

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