Tag Archives: makeup

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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No….Bad Return!! Bad Customer!! a.k.a. The makeup returner.

Oh yes, there are some legitimate returners. They got the wrong product, we put the wrong one in their bag, it was broken when they got it home or a friend gave it to them and they didn’t like it. … Continue reading

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The Dirty Little Secret they don’t want you to know….

Three little words. Average Unit Sale. Or in short…..A.U.S. Yes we all have goals. How do you expect these companies to make money? We just can’t play in makeup all day and do free makeovers.  We want you to buy. … Continue reading

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Ginger

Yep Ginger has red hair. Actually it’s not just red…..it’s flaming tomato fake purple red. Ginger wears 6 inch stilettos. Flats don’t fit into her vocabulary. Her skirts are short, her tops are revealing and her makeup is oh soooo … Continue reading

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Saffron…..the earthy artist.

Seriously…who names their kid “Saffron”? She’s the older hippie/new wave/new age/club girl from the eighties and nineties who is now married and named her kids Sky and Rayne, (more quirky names) and still loves all the eccentricities  of hair and … Continue reading

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Gurrrrl!

Today when I was doing a makeover on a youngish 20 something customer she kept starting her sentences with “girl”. Only she let it kind of roll off her tongue into a two syllable word like “gurr-el”. I have to … Continue reading

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Neurotic old ladies aren’t all that bad.

She’s a regular customer….maybe around 70 years old but looks a few years younger with her cool, trendy, short, spiky hairdo and surprised eyebrow expression facelift. I like when she comes in because she always stocks up on her makeup. … Continue reading

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