Category BEAUTY

Roses are Red hairstyles: 3 Valentines hairstyles with fresh flowers

Valentines Day is coming up! It’s an exciting holiday to celebrate love. I am already thinking about my Valentine’s date….what should I wear, how should I do my makeup, and what should I do with my hair?? I don’t have lots of time to spare for our date night, but I want to look special and beautiful. Luckily I found 3 easy looks that are PERFECT at saying “be mine” 

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Enjoy the Journey- 8 Winter Self Care Ideas

It’s important to enjoy life. It’s quite the adventure with all the highs and lows included. Sometimes life can get busy and overwhelming and tough. I am a huge sun chaser. . as Olaf says in FROZEN, I love all things summer, and sun, and all things hot. I honestly am not a big fan of winter. The cold dark months can make me feel down and lonely. Especially after

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New Year New you: 19 ideas for a better you in 2019

Well, 2018 was a great year but now it is time to welcome 2019! Let’s go into this year with a bang! This is a year to improve and to try new things! I love this fresh start, and love to welcome in changes. Here are 19 ways for change to become a NEW YOU this new year! ________________________________________________________________   1. NEW CUT Be bold and do a big chop!

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Holiday Gift Guide For the Beauty Lover: All under $30

    This is such a magical time of year. It is a time to give to those you love. I love giving gifts, but It can be very difficult to try to find the perfect gift for those in your life. And a lot of the time I find something, but it is WAY out of my budget to give. I love looking at gift guides, but many of

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4 Eye Catching Ponytails in under 5 minutes

The Boho Braided Pony^^^   The Knotted Pony^^^ The Twisted Pony ^^^   The Volume Pony^^^ Some mornings I hit snooze one too many times, then I’m in a hurry and rushing to get out the door…..but I have a dilemma…. I still want to look cute and put together for the day. If you’re anything like me, you need things to be easy and quick! Here are 4 ponytails that are not your

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Hair by Rissa Salon Now Open!

Hi my name is Marissa Nelson. I am a licensed Utah cosmetologist. I graduated from Paul Mitchell the School-Provo in 2015. I graduated with all honors, on the Deans list, Student of the Month Award, and completed every team offered at Paul Mitchell. I’ve always had a passion for the beauty industry and knew that I wanted to work hard to master the skills. I worked at Mark Anthony Salon

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Tied With A Bow

Bows ,on Bows, on Bows oh my! …. A big style right now is ribbons and bows. You’ll see it a lot this season incorporated in both clothing and hair. In this last NYFW we saw a lot of bows and ribbon hair accessories rocked on the runways…..   NYFW^^   NYFW^^   Jonathan Simkhai , TIBI, and TORY BURCH were only a few of the many shows that sported that

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Extension Talk: Q&A

Hey lovelies, So I’ve received lots of questions about extensions! And Yes I wear extensions. (Sometimes I do and sometimes I don’t)… My extensions right now are the Bellami 22” clip-in extensions in ash blonde. You can find it here. It is the cooler shade of blonde. (and when I got them, they still had some slight golden tone to it, so I still had to purple shampoo it a couple

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5 Best Beauty Hacks: Part 1

Here I’ve listed 5 VERY HANDY beauty tricks I’ve learned through my own trial and error & through my experience as a cosmetologist. I will continue this series with more posts. So keep an eye out for part 2! 🙂       1) Teasing brush: Needing volume? This brush is for you. I sometimes like to tease the top sides of my hair a little, to make sure its not too flat.

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Beauty & The Beast Inspired Hair

Rad and I saw Beauty and the Beast on opening night on Thursday. He worries about taking me to movies sometimes, because I can kind of be a movie critic. But I thought this movie was SUPER CUTE! I loved it! If you haven’t seen it yet then RUN (don’t walk) to the theater right now! We are definitely going for round 2 soon, because it was just so cute!

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