SUSTAINABLE BEAUTY

February 4, 2017

“By creating beauty sustainably, we encourage people to take care of themselves, of the environment in which they live & work, of the things they love.” Davines Mission Statement As we close the doors on 2016 and celebrate the start of a New Year, I wanted to use this blog…

EVOLVE

November 1, 2016

EVOLVE "You are an endless project…CHANGING, EVOLVING, SURPRISING." James Patterson On the tail end of the Spring 2017 Runway Shows, I wanted to focus this post on EVOLVING and how important it is that we all embrace the process and, most importantly, try and have fun while doing so! Some…

Inside the IMS – Jordan Aaron

April 6, 2016

Jordan Aaron What is your favorite word? My favorite word lately has been "poppington" lol it's not a word AT ALL but I use it to describe anything that looks good. It's an upgrade from popping. It couldn't just stop there. so, let it be "poppington" whatever you do!  …

Inside the IMS – Meet Stylist, Max Charnley

March 3, 2016

Max Charnley   What is your favorite word? My favorite word at the moment has to be "wig." It's a multipurpose word that can fit into many exciting situations. Call your best friend your best "wig." Let some know you're feeling extra "wiggy" today. Flip your hair and show off your…

RESTORE

November 24, 2015

Rejuvenate your strength, renew your mind, re-invigorate your spirit… -Simone Da Costa   RESTORE   With Thanksgiving upon us and Christmas not far behind, I wanted to focus this blog on why the Holidays are so important to me. As an artist, I have always felt incredibly blessed to be…

CHANGE

September 16, 2015

CHANGE The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. - Socrates With summer, sadly, behind us I want to dedicate this blog to what we can all do to revitalize and revamp in preparation for Fall. Many…

W MAGAZINE

June 10, 2015

W Magazine I have been a devoted W Magazine reader for as long as I can remember.  I would pour over the photos and be inspired and, I would read the articles and dream. So, you can only imagine, how thrilled (and totally nervous!) I was when my friend, Stormy,…

ACCESSORIZE

April 15, 2015

Accessorize "Any opportunity to adorn oneself is human, and accessories are an easy way to do it."  -Marc Jacobs The one BIG take away from New York, Milan and Paris Fashion Week, this past February, was that hair color has truly defined itself as part of an ‘entire look’.  It…

WINTER RESCUE

February 20, 2015

For this blog I want to focus on ‘winter rescue’ ~ we have had, and, are continuing to have, one of the worst winters in history.  Chapped lips, frostbite, seriously dry skin and, last but not least, super dry hair begging for moisture.  To that end, my absolute new most…

LISTEN

February 3, 2015

Listen "Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice.  And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.  They somehow already know what you truly want to become.  Everything else is secondary."  -Steve Jobs I have always relied heavily on my inner…

RESOLUTIONS

January 1, 2015

Resolutions “New Year's Day.  A fresh start.  A new chapter in life waiting to be written.  New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved.  Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery.” -Sarah Ban Breathnach I have always been a very task oriented…

CHEER

December 9, 2014

Cheer "May your holiday season be blessed with peace, love and much holiday cheer!" - The Ian McCabe Team The Holidays are one of my favorite times of year.  Despite the, normally, cold weather outside it seems on the inside, everything is filled with warmth, love and holiday cheer.  This…

GROWTH

November 25, 2014

GROWTH "Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement and success have no meaning."  - Benjamin Franklin Over the past month, I have spent a great deal of time thinking about growth and how quickly things change and evolve.  In the past six weeks, thanks to our growing…

TEAMWORK

September 3, 2014

TEAMWORK "The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual."  -Vince Lombardi In a few of my past blogs, I have touched on how incredibly grateful I feel to have such a awesome team of people working with me at the Studio.  Neven, Jess,…

BALANCE

August 7, 2014

BALANCE "In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth" - Patti Smith Over the past few months, which have been extraordinary, to say the least, I have come to realize that there is an inner balance that must exist in…

PAINTING

July 23, 2014

PAINTING “A painting requires a little mystery, some vagueness, and some fantasy.  When you always make your meaning perfectly plain you end up boring people”  - Edgar Degas There are multiple techniques possible for highlighting hair.  Every colorist has a technique they most often find themselves gravitating towards.  What dictates…

OBSESSED

July 9, 2014

OBSESSED “You’ve got to get obsessed and stay obsessed.” - John Irving The last few months have officially been a whirlwind!  My studio is up and running - clients and employees alike are blown away at how busy we have been!  The transition has been seamless and I really could…

GRATEFUL

June 12, 2014

GRATEFUL “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” - JFK My Mom always said that my first toys were a curling iron and a brush. By elementary school, I was using my allowance to…