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10 Things I’m Afraid to Tell You

You know those things that you’re scared to admit in public? The things that make you feel like people might not like the “you” that they think you are? Yeah. Those are the things that I’m sharing today. I’m honestly really scared to be putting this out there, but I wanted to give you an […]

What is it Like Owning an Umbrella Cockatoo?

The first thing that comes to mind when reading that question is HARD! Everything about owning a bird is not easy, especially a larger bird. I wanted to share a few common questions I get about my Umbrella Cockatoo, Besha, and also what it is like owning a larger bird.  The first thing I want […]

How I’m Transitioning to Cruelty Free

This is such a touchy subject and I think more people should be aware that not all hair and makeup brands are cruelty free. I am consciously making the decision to slowly transition into only using cruelty free brands. By slowly, I mean I’m not going to throw out perfectly good makeup; I’m going to […]

Rare Disease Day

Hello! It’s Katlyn’s personal assistant, Nikki, here! Katlyn is letting me take over the blog today to introduce a topic important to both of us.  Today is Rare Disease Day! Why does that matter? I have a rare disease called SMA, and I am writing this blog to tell a little about it. SMA stands […]

My Best Friend is My Personal Assistant

I hired my best friend of almost 10 years. I know I know people always tell you that you shouldn’t mix work and friendships, but I totally didn’t listen. You see, my best friend Nikki just graduated college and was having a really hard time finding a job. She applied to so many I think […]

What’s In My Makeup Bag

I wanted to share all my staple makeup products I personally use on myself. It is a little different than what I use on my clients because when I do my makeup, my skin type is different than some of my clients so that would require different products. These work well for me, and if […]

What’s In My Hair Bag

I wanted to share the hair tools I personally use on my natural hair and my extensions. It is a little different than what I use on my clients because doing your own hair is a lot more difficult than doing it on someone else. These are the tools I use to make it easier […]

Why I Became a Hair and Makeup Artist

I get asked this question so much as a hair and makeup artist: “Why do you do what you do?”. Honestly, it has been hard to answer this question right off on a whim. I really have to think about it. I don’t want to say the typical answer, ‘I want to make people feel […]

My Personal Favorite Makeup Products

I want to share my top favorite makeup products with you! These are my go-to’s, my necessities, the essential products that I use. I would highly recommend them to anyone! Please keep in mind this is NOT a sponsored post. I really love these products and use them whenever I get ready for the day, […]

How I Saved My Father’s Life Part 2

Donating my kidney was one of the best decisions of my life. I have been told by many that I’m so brave for doing this and that I am so selfless, but honestly I do not see it that way. I did what I needed to do and what I saw was right. I am […]

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