Tattoos: trial or tribulation?

Tattoos: trial or tribulation?

Only a decade or so ago, this wouldn’t have even been a topic of discussion. The social law was clear. Anyone with some ink was unquestionably 'a bad egg'.  Only someone who is on, or a supplier of crack, or had generally slipped through the cracks, ha ...

Skincare 101

Skincare 101

There really aren't any 'rules' in makeup, giving us an ‘anything goes’ appealing aspect to makeup. Although there are, shall we say, processes to things. Over the following few months, my articles will take you on a ‘step by step’ journey t ...

Mixtape: 3:00AM

Mixtape: 3:00AM

If you’ve ever suffered a bout of insomnia you’ll know the eeriness of the world at 3:00am. There’s no other time quite like it: everything is dark and still and you feel overwhelmingly alone regardless of who’s around you. When you’ve been t ...

Beautiful Balayage

Beautiful Balayage

I decided to write about something I seem to be doing a lot more of in my salon Papillon Hair. It's what my customers keep asking for, and what appears to be all the hype for 2014.. It’s the “Balayage”!  A technique for highlighting hair in which ...

Get some art on your walls!

Get some art on your walls!

While sitting down and getting ready to write, I find myself staring at the two prints I have in my living room. In the past, art prints have had a sort of stigma within the art world although nowadays, it’s the most affordable way to enhance your space ...