Thursday, May 29, 2008

Beauty in the workplace

DOES IT REALLY MATTER HOW I LOOK AT WORK???I'M JUST HERE TO DO A JOB. I WORK ON THE PHONES, PEOPLE CAN'T SEE ME. All very good points. However, you see you, and your teammates see you, and have to interact with you. Over the years, having spoken to thousands of people at trade shows, special events, appearing on television shows, and simply just working with my own private clientele, I've come

Wednesday, May 28, 2008


Does my hair look healthy?Won't that damage my hair?Are my ends dead?I always chuckle to myself when I hear these questions. I usually answer them pretty bluntly, and directly. Let's get to it.Your hair is dead. Of course it's not healthy. It can have the appearance of "health" and vitality, but basically your hair is dead. It has no feelings, it doesn't really serve a purpose other than to

Sunday, May 25, 2008


Yes, it's a big question. What can we do to protect the hair from the damaging effects of the sun? Why don't manufacturers put sunscreens in shampoos and conditioners? What about styling products? Let me answer those with some "it just makes sense" thoughts. 1 - Why put sunscreen in your shampoo & conditioner? All you do is wash them down the drain. 2 - Sunscreen in your products? Even

Thursday, May 22, 2008


I'm often asked by the male clientele to share grooming tips and techniques for a more clean & polished look. Over time, hair can grow in interesting places. In a world so focused on beauty, grooming, wellness, and taking care of ourselves, hair can be extremely distracting. Here are a few quick tips for the men:THE UNIBROW. For a quick clean up, a thumb's width between the 2 brows is about the

Wednesday, May 21, 2008


It's excruciating, it's painful, it leaves your skin red, and your jaws sore from clenching. Yes, we're talking about WAXING.From magazines to runway, we're seeing soft, silky, smoothe skin everywhere. Tight toned bodies flaunt flawlessly smoothe skin that seems so effortless to maintain. But what really goes into that perfectly beautiful complexion?If you're a regular waxing client, you

Monday, May 19, 2008

Face Shapes, Etc

We absolutely LOVE this sweetheart. Ladies and gentlemen - Ms. LeAnn Rimes. For years we've listened to that amazing voice and held on to our seats as she took to the stage like it was hers for the taking. She's young, she's talented, and she's really put out some great material. Over the years we've seen LeAnn move from soft careless styles in her earlier years to crimped fashions and now into

Woman's World Magazine

We're very excited to announce that GLOSS & TOSS will be featured in the June issues of Woman's World Magazine, on stands June 23, 2008. GLOSS & TOSS WAS FEATURED IN WOMAN'S WORLD THIS SUMMER. Order yourstoday by calling 323-654-2819. For multiple unit orders, please call for shipping quotes. Clients may call 866-613-2555to order GLOSS & TOSS, or send check or money order for $22.50 + $3.95 s/

Friday, May 16, 2008


Yes, it's true. I'm writing a book. To those of you that are eager to have one and have encouraged me to put this funny content of mine on paper, I am very excited to announce I am writing TWO books. How's that?Over the years I have listened and been witness to some of the funniest stories and experiences I have just about ever imagined. These stories and tales come from clients, friends,

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Citysearch Haute Haircut Nominee

NICE! A few weeks ago I received notification from that I was an editorial pick for HAUTE HAIRCUT in Los Angeles/Beverly Hills areas. This is the 2nd year in a row that Citysearch has nominated me, my work, and my hair studio as their "Best Of" categories. The polls close on May 29th, so we'll see what happens between now and then. I'll for sure keep you posted. Each year,

Friday, May 9, 2008

Tourmaline Technology by CONAIR

So my good friends at Conair were telling me about their new products, the NANO-SILVER line, with Tourmaline Technology."WOW!!! Tell me where I can get some of that technology." I said to them with a grin.I ordered a few pieces and for you ladies at home, let me tell you - it's wonderful. I got quite a few pieces including a hairdryer, a flat iron, and a hot roller set for all those fabulous

Friday, May 2, 2008

New York IBS Show 2008

Billy Lowe shown as guest speaker for Xtreme Lashes at the NYC IBS Trade Show April 2008.What a hot trade show in NYC. These shows always get me so excited because it's about what's new, what's hot, what's next in the beauty industry. As Xtreme Lashes' guest speaker, it was such an awesome opportunity to meet colleagues and trades people I haven't seen in ages.So what is new? What is next, and