If you’ve spent any time with me—or even here on my blog—you’ll know I’m a fanatic about taking care of my skin. Which means I’m always on the lookout for excellent products and tricks from the pros to keep my complexion as nourished and youthful as possible. Lately, I’ve been […]

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Gingers are all the rage these days, and rightly so. I think, in some ways, red is the new blonde: the makeup a woman never takes off…the best accessory to wake up a wardrobe…the shade to transition to as we age. Fortunately, you’ll see a slew of new formulas (mine […]

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…to my house for Thanksgiving. That’s what I told my friends and family recently as I excitedly begin to prepare for one of my favorite holidays of the year. I adore seeing the faces of people I love and enjoy…watching them have fun together as they feast on delicious food. […]

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I feel fortunate to be at a level in my profession where I’m regularly asked to share my knowledge and passion about color with others in the industry. Whether it’s teaching classes, making appearances, leading workshops, or even accepting the occasional award, stepping on stage is something that has become […]

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No, I’m not talking about cocktails! I’ll Drink To That, by Betty Halbreich, is the title of the fabulous book I just finished. Betty is considered the founder of personal shopping; she basically coined the phrase when she started working at Bergdorf Goodman in NYC about 40 years ago; and, […]

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Fall doesn’t just mean shopping for pumpkins and cider, sweaters and suede. It also means that clients are shopping for new, refreshed hair color, which translates to a prime opportunity for you to reenergize business by drumming up some creative ways to market the current trends. Besides the fact that […]

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I did a very difficult thing recently: I moved. Not far away, mind you—just to another apartment in my fabulous building. Granted, my new digs aren’t quite as fabulous as my former…but the air conditioner actually works! (That trumps square footage if you’ve ever lived through a NYC summer.) The […]

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A few things I’m really loving in the looks department right now, and thought I’d share them with you…. MAYBELLINE MASTER KAJAL: I adore a smoky eye—especially for evening. And I also adore a product that creates the look without difficult makeup maneuvers. Maybelline has nailed it. Kajal is a […]

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