How I Went From Brunette to Blonde: An Editor’s Diary

The first few months of 2014 have taught me an important lesson: never say never. Because one day, you’re going to wake up, look in the mirror, and decide you want to transform your dark tresses to blonde. At least I did, which was something I always swore I’d never do.

My infatuation with blonde hair started at the Beyoncé concert last July, and came to full fruition last Thursday at Blanc Salon. But it wasn’t an easy process—it took four months, three dyeing sessions, two salons, and a whole lot of chemicals, but I’m finally at a color I love. Here’s how I got there.

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Get Your Halloween Makeup Done at Blushington

Lauren and I visited Blushington this morning for a holiday party makeup tutorial (coming soon to ShopTalk!) and walked away inspired for Halloween, too. If you’re heading to a party tonight, it’s not too late to have the experts get your face right. Call now to make an appointment. Give them a heads up on […]

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Stanley Korshak Beauty Event Through Saturday

From now (actually started April 1) through Saturday, April 10, when you spend $100 at the beauty counters of Korshak, you’ll receive a nautical-inspired totebag with all kinds of cosmetic samples. You’ll see a little Chanel, La Prairie, Lancome, Susan Posnick, and more. I usually don’t jump for joy at a promise of beauty samples […]

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Reflections Medical Spa Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with a Party

And what would a party be without snacks, cocktails, and party favors? Complimentary food and wine will be served at along with free makeup consultations with the Jane Iredale mineral line (a favorite of mine). A raffle will include Botox, Latisse, Juvederm, facials, hair removal, and products from skincare lines offered at Reflections. Party-goers will […]

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Makeovers and Valentini’s for Valentine’s Day

Aside from weddings, what’s a better excuse to have your makeup professionally done than a hot V-Day date? Exactly. There are none. With that said, head on over to Uptown Makeup this weekend for their Valentine’s Makeover Event, featuring makeovers (obv.) and Valentini’s. While there is a two product minimum purchase with each makeover, trust […]

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DeNovo Spa Event (Think Discounted Botox, Free Hair Consultations, and Complimentary Booze)

DeNovo salon and med spa is hosting a spa event tomorrow, Wednesday, December 2. (Can you believe it’s already December?) Staff members will be handing out 20 percent off cards for all med spa services. (The list of treatments includes Botox, Zerona, Microdermabrasion, photofacials, laser hair removal, etc.) Unfortunately, it doesn’t work with the plastic […]

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