I'm so excited to start my new beauty blog! Before I get started I just want to clarify that I am not a licensed beauty professional. I have never taken formal training. My knowledge and expertise comes from what I like to call a "healthy addiction" to all things related to beauty. This includes skincare, makeup and hair. Going back to my earliest memories, I remember I was always playing with my mother's makeup. This led to me getting my own "play" makeup at an early age. By the time I was 8 or 9 I was scouring magazines always going straight to the beauty section. I would end up in the bathroom for hours replicating all the makeup and hairdo's. I'm sure this got quit annoying to everyone else in the house as we only had one full bathroom and I seemed to always be occupying it. If I got bored with putting makeup on myself there was always my mom and close friends to tackle. This I especially loved and I still do. In my opinion one of the funnest things to do is give people makeovers. Not that I think that everyone else besides me applies their makeup wrong, but sometimes it's fun to show people different looks and tricks that work for them.
I have been called "high-maintenance" many times by many people. Despite my being labeled, I am not a vain person and I do not consider myself better than anyone else. My explanation for this is that I have no artistic skill whatsoever, except when it comes to makeup. It just so happens that I like to cultivate and practice my art in the mirror every day. Call me crazy, but there is something about getting out of the shower with a fresh face to start on everyday.
In addition to being called high-maintenance, I have also been made fun of for my skincare routine. In response, there is a great quote from Cindy Crawford that sums it up for me, "The face you have at age 25 is the face God gave you, but the face you have after 50 is the face you earned."
Anyway, after blabbing on and on, the purpose of this blog is for me to share tips and tricks that I have learned along the way. I'll also be blogging on my favorite products and sharing personal stories. You may be wondering about the name of my blog. Even if you haven't, I'm going to tell you anyway! My blog is named after my mobile spa business, but I'll blog more about that later. I want to have as much interaction with my readers as possible, so follow my blog and follow me on twitter, and please, I am BEGGING you to leave comments. Be sure to check back often as I will be having contests, giving away free samples, offering discounts and even giving away free at home spas.