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What do you like to be called? Ma’am, miss, ladies, honey or girl?

Everyone wants to be called different things and we all approach different customers usually depending on their age how we greet them. Ma’am sounds a little too formal and makes the customer feel old which you don’t want them to … Continue reading

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Remember me? Ummmm…..of course. And other white lies.

Honestly I can’t even remember what I had for breakfast. But customers are always coming up to me and saying “Hi, remember me?” I don’t want to sound rude and we probably really connected when I helped you or did … Continue reading

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You want to return what? More bad makeup returns….

Yesterday a customer reached into one of her 10 bags and pulled out an old, used foundation bottle and said she wanted to return it because it “made her break out”. The usual remark for I want my money back … Continue reading

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How to get out of a speeding ticket.

Gita came running into work punching in at the time clock with a few minutes to spare. Nevermind the blood shot eyes, last nights curls, the smell of stale alcohol and crumpled clothes. She went to an all night party, woke … Continue reading

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Crazy Customer of the Day. A little crazy mixed with mad.

Or abbreviated form is CCOTD. Yeah of course we are jam packed when this happens when I see a young 20 something semi cute girl with her older 50 something mom waiting for help and holding bags. Sometimes you can … Continue reading

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Makeup Stealer and the “Woot Woot Salute”

Unfortunately there are a lot of makeup stealers. Mostly we don’t see them doing it. Sometimes they take testers which to me is so gross. Why take a used lipstick with no cap on it  only to have it dry … Continue reading

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Prom Season is here! Let the teenage angst begin.

Yep, every weekend for the next month is prom makeovers from the minute we open till about mid afternoon. We are usually booked more than a month ahead so when frantic teenagers are calling a few days ahead to make … Continue reading

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Forget the makeover….how ’bout a makeunder!!!

Sometimes customers come to the counter and  have so much makeup spackled on that even we are afraid of them. It can be focus lips that are lined so dark with too light of a lip color you’d think they … Continue reading

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Butt Dialing? Who knew? Cell phone accidents.

Sitting in the back office/stockroom Gita was on a roll talking about her personal and intimate escapade with her latest conquest that make you slightly uncomfortable but uncontrollably laughing all at the same moment. When she got off her chair … Continue reading

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Charlie Sheen Crazy. One of our new makeup codewords.

With Charlie Sheen being on the nightly news and every late night show  I feel like I’m glued to the T.V. daily  because I don’t want to miss a single thing he’s said or done. I just can’t help myself. … Continue reading

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