DIY Rose Water Toner

 

Written by: Erika Wachter

Rose water has been used for thousands of years. It is first attributed to a scientist named Avicehna in 10th century Persia (modern-day Iran). It has been used for healing, cooking, and beautification. It is said that Cleopatra bathed in rose water and scented her ships with it!

Rose water is great for toning and hydrating the skin. It is safe for all skin types and aids in balancing natural oil production. Rose water encourages circulation and promotes a clear, bright complexion.

Here is a recipe for a refreshing Rose Water Toner!

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6 Ways to Protect your Skin from Fall Weather Changes

 

 

There’s no need to hide behind that sweater – there are better ways to protect your skin as the seasons change, and they won’t uproot your entire skin care regime, either!

Protecting your skin from seasonal weather changes is an important part of your skin care routine. With each season, the air around us changes drastically, which can really harm our skin if we’re not taking care of it. As fall draws nearer and the air gets cooler and dryer, follow these tips to keep your skin looking fresh and radiant!

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Eucalyptus: The SUPER-Essential Oil

Eucalyptus is one of the most versatile and multi-purposeful essential oils out there! In this blog post, Madison Esthetics student Allison Schade will go over some of the basic properties, the historical value, and some fun ways to use it, including a DIY body scrub recipe!

Eucalyptus: The SUPER-Essential Oil

Written By: Allison Schade

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Nisha’s Take on Inner Beauty

While we certainly spend a lot of time studying how to look beautiful on the outside, it’s far more important to understand the concept of Inner Beauty. When we feel beautiful on the inside, we feel inspired to reflect that beauty onto ourselves and onto our clients through hair and makeup styling. Once we understand and truly internalize what it means to be beautiful on the inside, only then is it possible to make someone else feel beautiful. This kind of self-discovery is what enables our students to channel their creativity, individuality, and passion for the work that they do. Without an understanding of Inner Beauty, their work is impossible.

Nisha Windom is an Esthetics student at our Madison school – here’s her take on Inner Beauty:

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Caring for your Nails Between Appointments

Written by: Alisha Westberg

You get your nails done at a salon and they look perfect after your appointments, but how do you keep them looking that good until your next appointment? There are a few key things you can do at home to maintain your nails while you’re waiting for your next trip to see your nail technician.

 

 

 

 

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The Modern Barbershop: An Emerging Trend

Written by: Hannah Moran

Some people talk about barbershops as a thing of the past – a distant memory of a place where men could gather and get a quality haircut, a close shave, a spotless shoe shine, a glass of scotch, and the neighborhood gossip all in one place. This is what barbershops used to be, but they experienced a big decline over the second half of the 20th century. Well, good news on that front: I’m here to tell you that barbershops are BACK, baby. And now, they’re a hip place for men and women to get modern, trendy cuts and shaves. It’s a great time in history to open a barbershop! Here’s why…

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