Stories behind the stylist's chair of Trixie's Salon

its a smokey eye kinda day...

in honor of the lovely weather we are supposed to have today and it being the first day of March, i thought i would make myself up with a little smokey eye today and share it with you all! ill put the before and after pictures and here is what i used (all makeup is Aveda unless otherwise noted): i primed my eye from lashline to brows with balsa concealer - i used a medium sized eyeshadow brush to put…

we are all daymakers.

"I used to find myself sitting on the sidelines of life and hoping the world would somehow become better. But just wishing doesn't help. Now I realize I must actively be the change I want to see in the world."  ...i love these words from David Wagner from his book Life as a Daymaker. as a stylist, i work with people all day every day, and i know firsthand how easy it can be to make someone's…

decorating inspirations.

i was watching For Rent on HGTV this weekend and saw the coolest frame collage they did for one of the living rooms. the room was pretty small, but they infused some really amazing style and personality with just a few design pieces. the end result was chic and eclectic... and i just loved it. anyway, all the frames were mismatched and bought from a flea market. some were round, some were…

golden globes favorites.

while the awards show itself may have been a bit of a snooze-fest, there was some great hair, makeup, and fashion at the golden globes this year! lets start with the hair. i thought Reese Witherspoon's tousled waves and volume were amazing. Evan Rachel Wood's short locks looked sophisticated in a sea of long hair, and Charlize Theron's textured updo on the side with the headband was simply gorgeous.

our latest obsession.

extravagant and detailed nail art is really trendy right now and all over the glossy magazines. there are metallic polishes that you can create really cool designs in, you can transfer newspapers onto your nails, and Sally Hansen has really cool at-home applications with tons of designs!

meet Kelsey.

Kelsey Baldinelli25 Things You Didnt Know About Kelsey... high school student by day, front desk coordinator by night. super stylish and follows Katie's philosophy: you can never be too tan or too blonde! 1. i like to sew. 2. i have…

meet Ashley.

Ashley Hirsh25 Things You Didnt Know About Ashley... our always smiling front desk coordinator, full-time cosmo student, and organizer extraordinaire... 1. i hate scary movies. they freak me out and give me nightmares! 2. i have been married since…

meet Jessica.

Jessica Griffin25 Things You Didnt Know About Jessica... front desk coordinator and college freshman. shes got moves like Jagger and a borderline abnormal obsession with sharks... 1. i have a dog named Lily and she howls when you clap your…

meet Katie.

Katie Seals25 Things You Didnt Know About Katie... our spray-tan expert/weavologist and hot mamma stylist... 1. i love college football. 2. favorite food = french fries. 3. i have a three year old son, Reece. 4. i've traveled to Spain and Italy. 5.…

meet Hannah.

Hannah Nuese25 Things You Didnt Know About Hannah... our edgey-haired, tech wiz, music loving stylist... 1. i love to do crafts, such as cross stitch, applique, sewing, and anything else i can try! 2. I LOVE