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Transforming myself into the Queen of the Nile

Cleopatra makeup tutorial

Transforming myself into the Queen of the Nile

I have always loved Halloween, it's really just another opportunity to be creative. It's fun to see what everyone comes up with. I only decided a few days ago that I would dress up. I haven't in a few years and really didn't have many ideas. I wanted to dress up as something that required a lot of face makeup to put my skills to the test. Initially i wanted to be a geisha because I just finished the book, Memoirs of a Geisha, and it was a great read. The geisha makeup is exquisite, but problem! Where am I...

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Behind the scenes of a Wedding!

Behind the scenes of a Wedding!

I really love doing wedding hair and always feel honored when someone puts their trust in me to make them beautiful on their special day. I like to brag that I have a 100% success rate of no divorce amongst my many brides! I tell them I use plenty of hairspray to make sure it sticks! ☺️ This wedding was super special because the bride happens to be a family friend and someone I even baby sat a time or two. She is genuine and beautiful through and through and I'm so glad she asked me to help with her...

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The Apple Does'nt Fall Far From the Tree

The Apple Does'nt Fall Far From the Tree

I am always searching the web for new styles, hair, makeup, clothing, tips and tricks but I do get it honest! Both of my grandmothers were in the fashion industry most of their lives. Vances Fashions and Fabrics of Saluda SC was in business for over 50 years. My grandmother Frances Vance sold fabric, clothing, jewelry and could make a gown better than any store bought.  Before she owned her store she worked in the hosiery mill and made panty hose. She ran her store until she was in her 80's and is now retired. I loved working with her when...

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