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  • Hayley Get’s Hitched! Spa-Themed Bridal Shower

    February 3, 2016No comments yet

    Ok ok, so I may be over-killing a tad bit here, but when your entire career revolves around weddings and then someone you love a whole lot gets wifed up, it’s kinda a big deal. Besides, it was the PERFECT excuse to finally do all those incredible idea’s I’ve spent the past decade saving up in my head! A spa-themed bridal shower was the perfect fit for our beauty bride-to-be! In my previous post, I talked about the incredibly wonderful…


  • DIY Sugar Scrub Bar

    February 1, 2016No comments yet

    I have been doing weddings now for nearly a dozen years. Of those dozen years, I have been in exactly two weddings, three if you count mine. Sure, I’ve attended plenty, but I haven’t had any bridal party “duties”, since the two I was a bridesmaid for were smaller and more casual. Needless to say, when our own Hayley got engaged and asked me to be a bridesmaid, it was GAME ON. Of all the things I was looking forward…


  • New Years Beauty Resolutions 2016: Protect Your Peepers!

    January 4, 2016No comments yet

    New Years Beauty Resolutions 2016: Protect Your Peepers!  Note: This wonderful guest post was written by beauty writer Cassie Brewer, a maven of words on all things beauty and style. For more info on Cassie, please visit her website at http://cassiembrewer.weebly.com/ . Your eyes are so precious. Close them for a few minutes and see how much you miss them! On a daily basis, however, you’re putting them at risk of scratches, itching, and smelly germs – just by giving them…


  • Makeup and Style Tips for the Festive Season

    November 24, 2015No comments yet

    Note: This wonderful guest post was written by beauty writer Cassie Brewer, a maven of words on all things beauty and style. For more info on Cassie, please visit her website at http://cassiembrewer.weebly.com/ . Makeup and Style Tips for the Festive Season You want to use the latest fashion trends to look stunning these holidays, but be sure that you choose the right items to enhance your own brand of beauty. We’ve got you covered with some of the top trends…


  • The Worst Beauty Advice We’ve Ever Heard!

    November 4, 2015No comments yet

    The Worst Beauty Advice We’ve Ever Heard Have you ever noticed that whenever you complain about something, anything, that suddenly people turn into experts on the subject and offer their sage advice? Beauty is no different, and between curls that fall flat and mascara that smears, half the planet thinks they are a professional makeup artist or hair stylist when they hear your gripe. Some of the advice isn’t so bad, with most of the worst offenses (you’re not STILL separating…


  • Prepare Your Hair For the Summer Sun

    June 29, 2015No comments yet

    Prepare Your Hair For the Summer Sun When the summer season rolls around, you might not think much about what’s happening to your hair, almost everyone worries about their skin and protect themselves from sun damage. But while you’re enjoying the hot days, your hair could be getting dried out, stripped and mistreated by the elements. To ensure glorious locks all summer, here’s how to prep your hair for the heat. Image courtesy of Shutterstock Get UV Protection You look after…


  • How to Turn Your Smartphone into Your Personal Fashion Consultant

    March 3, 2015No comments yet

    Today’s guest post is by the ever-lovely Gwen Eve Lewis. Gwen is a beauty and health writer for several publications, and something of a confirmed resource for all things gorgeous. We are excited to have her! Be sure to check out her other beautiful musings by following her Twitter feed: twitter.com/GwenEveLewis As smartphone technology kicks up yet another gear, it seems that there is little left that the phones of 2015 can’t do. They’re our organizers, gameboys, calculators, fitness trackers–and now even our fashion…


  • Beauty Advice to my 16- Year Old Self

    April 29, 20142 comments

    Every day I put on my eyebrows. Every day, with a very steady hand and a light cosmetic mirror, I have to carefully reconstruct the eyebrows I destroyed as a teenager. I used to have the most beautiful, glorious eyebrows. And now, I just have pathetic and uneven commas. Had I only known… Sometimes I day dream of the kind of high-school reunion that teen movies are made of. I was such a dork in high school. Growing up in foster care,…


  • 8 Wedding Makeup Tips for the Modern Bride

    April 15, 2014No comments yet

    This Spring, it will be 10 years since I started doing wedding hair and makeup in Las Vegas. Just saying that doesn’t even seem real to me- 10 years? WOW. It doesn’t seem like that long ago I did my first wedding, but yet when I think about how fast things change it seems like it was several decades ago, instead of just one. When I started doing wedding hair, it was all about the curly and high up-do complete…


  • Beauty Spring Clean! 5 Tips to turn your spring cleaning into a spa day

    March 13, 20142 comments

    If you’ve grown up in Vegas like most of the ‘Co has, you can appreciate the intense heat a whole lot more than visitors do. I’ve had some of our clients tell us that coming here in July is like sticking your head in the oven- it can definitely be unpleasant if you’re not used to it! But, for those of us who have spent many hot summer nights here, Spring is a sign of margaritas and pool time and…


  • 10 Summer Fashion Tips 2014

    March 9, 2014No comments yet

    If you’ve been a fan of the ‘Co for a while, you’ve probably seen us kickin’ it with our girl Iliki. She’s the fashionista we bring in when there’s a serious need for some swanky style. Iliki is the owner and fashion stylist for Las Vegas styling company, Style Lush. When we needed some 1930’s threads for our #30daysgorgeous sesh, The Seance, Iliki dressed our models. When we needed her to outfit some male models, she had our back. We…


  • The ‘Co Convo – Nighttime Skin Routine

    November 22, 2013No comments yet

    The ‘Co Convo: Nighttime Skin Routine Being a beauty professional puts a lot of pressure on us to look good… actually, great… ALL the time. The very first rule of being truly beautiful is great skin care. Night is an ideal time to really care for and pamper your skin. Once the makeup of the day is washed away, it’s time to give that tender face some lovin’ and rest. It’s not called beauty sleep for nothing! Here’s what a…