2014 Style Archive Stories

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  • How-To: Nail Art By: Chelcy Perdue
    You will need:- Two different colors of nail polish- Tape1) Paint one color of nail polish on the nail you want the design on and wait for it to dry.2) Cut tiny slices of tape and place them on the same nail. (You can place the tape any way you like.)3) Paint all nai
    Wed May 21, 2014
  • Destined for Style By: Jessica Peralta
    Veteran hairstylist and local entrepreneur Jim Markham’s career was born out of love. But it wasn’t a love for hair – it was love for a girl.At 15, he got married. With a baby on the way, he dropped out of high school to support his young family. And became a barber. “It was my mother who originall
    Thu May 01, 2014
  • Swept Away By: Jessica Peralta
    As the season turns and you start searching for a new hair look, think underdone. Which is not to say you didn’t make an effort – but it shouldn’t look like you did. “It’s all about boho,” says Nicole Simon, stylist at Magnolia Salon in Costa Mesa. “This look is very natural, wispy and textur
    Thu Mar 27, 2014
  • Flower Power By: Jessica Peralta
    What’s in the bottle?Vitamin CGinsengBorage oilChamomile
    Fri Mar 14, 2014
  • Beauty Bar Craze By: Jessica Peralta
    In our fast-paced, multi-tasking society, one of our greatest commodities is time. Time for spin class. Time to pick up the kids from soccer. Time for an episode of “New Girl.” Time to simply breathe. It’s probably why, in our desire to squeeze in a little “me time” in our ever-complicated schedules, the concept of
    Thu Feb 20, 2014
  • Spa with Heart By: Jessica Peralta
    Spa Gregorie’s owner and founder Angela Cortright hasn’t always served as a beacon of all that is serene and well. In fact, she was once a picture of stress. Working in the tech industry for 20-plus years, her career prospered, but her health failed.
    Thu Jan 16, 2014
  • Perfect Match By: Jessica Peralta
    When it comes to cosmetics, there are few things quite as personal as foundation. Not only does it cover your entire face, but it must match your color and suit your skin type – like a second layer, really. Many of us don’t ever actually find that perfect match, rather we get as close as we can and call it a day. That was
    Thu Jan 16, 2014