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November 28, 2014
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At Home Hair Care (Tips From A Stylist)

It’s a well-known phenomenon that has likely happened to all of us at some point in our lives. We get our hair cut and styled, and we love everything about it! We watch intently as our hairstylist works her magic. We ask poignant questions about the products used, back-combing techniques, and even take note of the exact angle of which the blow dryer is held. We get home, and wake up […]
November 16, 2014
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Makeup Basics: How To Contour And Highlight

Hello, Beautiful! Want to learn how to contour and highlight like a pro? Hairstylist and makeup artist for Mary Cates Salon, Michael Simpson, shows us how to add definition and lift to our cheeks. The products he’s using are from the Bare Minerals by Bare Escentuals line, and are very forgiving and easy to blend. This gives a natural look, not a color-by-number look like some other lines that require […]
November 6, 2014
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The Hair You’ve Always Wanted Can Be Yours! Hair Extensions by Mary Cates Salon

Hello, Beautiful! Are you ready for the holidays yet? You’ve purchased gifts for everyone on your list? Check. You’ve decorated your house and sent out greeting cards? Check and check. But have you done anything for yourself lately? Imagine, this holiday season, you give yourself the gift of long, thick, gorgeous hair! Allow me to set the scene…. The warm glow of the porch light welcomes you into your family’s home, where […]
October 25, 2014
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Makeup Basics: How To Apply Lipstick

Hello Beautiful! Earlier this week, I was sitting at a red light on my way to work when I decided my lips could use a little color. I pulled down the vanity on my car’s visor and swiped on some lipstick. I smacked my lips together and drove off. By the time I got to work, I already felt like I needed to reapply. This can’t be normal, can it? […]