I’m Not Ungrateful!

February 8, 2017

I was raised by a mother who couldn’t love, or if she did it felt more like pain. She just didn’t have the capacity! She was the kind of woman who was feared by everyone, especially her children. I am the second youngest of 5 children. For seven years I was the baby, but that

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The Philadelphia Cancer Community

February 7, 2017

We were again asked to contribute our services to The Philadelphia Cancer Community. This time we were asked to do the hair for six models who had cancer and survived, or had a family member with cancer and were supported by “the community.” I was introduced to The Philadelphia Cancer Community about eight years when

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Drain Bamage

December 19, 2016

My staff was ranting about the TV show Jerseylicious, so naturally I was curious to see what all the hype was about. I never tuned in when the show was on live, so I looked it up on YouTube to view some outtakes. I thought I would be horrified, but it wasn’t that bad. But

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For the Love of Sylvia!

December 15, 2016

Sylvia had been a client for 41 years. Sylvia was special! So much so that most of my clients knew her or at least knew of her. If I made a move, most of my clients were more concerned whether it was convenient for Sylvia than it was for themselves. She had a following. A

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Camel Toe

December 10, 2016

Last Saturday, a warm spring day, when a regular client arrived for a blow dry with one of my most creative and successful stylists. She arrived wearing shorts, heavy on the short. She’s a trim and often well dressed lady. However, another client remarked on what happened when the woman sat down. Her shorts got

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Love Your Age, I Mean it!

November 1, 2016

I have been talking about writing a book for a few years. One of the benefits of having over 47 years experience in the beauty business as a make-up and hair stylist for all sorts of celebrities, socialites and ordinary women is that I have many stories to tell!! Although I have started it several

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