July 10, 2023

“It’s not just a career it’s a lifestyle”

Career tips, news

Talking with Industry Professionals My name is Erika Mixdorf. I’ve been in the industry for 23 years now. I am desk coordinator and inventory at KJ & Company for just over 2 years now. Kind of like another one of my coworkers, I’ve seen every avenue under the sun but never left. It’s an environment…

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December 19, 2022

Try Repêchage®

news, Products

Try Repêchage From Repêchage® Professional skin care products based on the wonders of seaweed and the best natural botanicals the earth has to offer. HYDRA BLUE® FOR ALL SKIN TYPES Skin has the natural ability to renew itself but as we age, this natural renewal process slows down. This collection will help keep skin looking…

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February 14, 2022

Date Night Purse Essentials

Inspiration, news

It’s date night! Planning the perfect date night involves more than just choosing the right outfit and makeup. It also means being prepared for anything that might come up, which is why having the right items in your purse is essential. Here, we’ll provide you with a comprehensive guide to date night purse essentials. Top…

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February 7, 2022

Beat the Winter Blues

Inspiration, news

Cold weather and shorter days can really take a toll on us. We know the feeling is only temporary but some days it can feel like warmth is an eternity away. Don’t worry, we’ve got 10 tips to help beat those winter blues and hopefully make it a little easier on us all.    1….

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December 18, 2020

Are Bath Bombs Bad for Your Hair?

Hair care, news

Bath bombs are all the rage right now with big retail stores carrying multiple scents, colors, and even glitter added.  There are also a ton of “how to” for making your own bath bombs if you are more of the DIY person.  But, are bath bombs bad for your hair? In this blog post, we…

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Makeup & skin care tips for dry skin.

news, Skin care

Dry flaky skin can be a serious pain, and wearing makeup can make it worse. Whether you’re naturally dry or the weather has your skin craving moisture, it is important to know that applying makeup without fixing the problem will only make it worse. Here are some tips on how to get rid of dry…

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5 things a stylist must do

Career tips, news

1. Look the part of the Beauty Industry. Having your hair, makeup and nails done prior to coming to work is very important. Also, having good personal hygiene. Your clients are trusty that you will take care of them, so start by taking care of yourself. 2. Stretch! Sounds silly but think about it… you…

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Does Cutting Hair Help It Grow?

Hair care, news

You’ve heard it in the salon. You’ve heard it from your friends. It sounds right, but is it true? Does cutting your hair REALLY make it GROW faster?! Let’s delve deeper and see if it’s actually true, written from an expert’s point of view. Hair Growth Secrets: Will a Haircut Help? I love my hair…

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Do’s and Don’ts of Dry Skin

news, Skin care

Understand your skin. Dry, or Alpilidic skin is deficient in oil, but may also be lacking hydration because it is dehydrated. While Dry skin is a skin type that cannot be changed without going through the natural aging process or a life event such a pregnancy or menopause, it can be managed. The first thing…

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Success! Go after it

Career tips, news

“Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope.” – Bradley Whitford The easiest way to succeed in the beauty industry is by staying productive and using your time wisely. Being in the Midwest, we know that crazy weather can affect our normal routines. However, don’t…

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