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Summer Beauty Tips

Summertime Beauty Tips

Summertime... and the livin’ is easy... Make it so with helpful tips and tricks to keep you looking your best all summer long! First and...
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Do You Know Your Skin Type?

Dear Audrey, I have dry skin, but in some places it gets oily. How can I tell what my skin type is? Navigating skin care...
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Hairbrush Makeover

Dear Audrey, I love my hairbrush, but it’s starting to look gross! Can it be cleaned and is there anything I can do to keep...
applying makeup

The Naked Truth About Mineral Makeup

Dear Audrey, What’s the story with Mineral Makeup? Is it really better for you? Here at Westside Beauty HQ, we have extensive first-hand knowledge of...
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Seasonal Scalp Wellness

Dear Audrey, I have never in my life had dandruff but my scalp is flaky this winter and it’s embarrassing. Do you have any recommendations?...

Curly Hair Care

Over the Christmas holiday, one of our hair lines – DevaCurl – bundled a book called Curly Girl: The Handbook (by Lorraine Massey) with one of their products. A...

Do you carry organic shampoo?

This was a question that I heard from a customer in one of the stores. Organic shampoo? I’m aware of what organic means at the...

How to Buy Styling Tools

Styling tools, like curling irons, blow dryers, or flat irons, have a large disparity in price, depending on where you are shopping. When the price...

Beauty Tips 101

With all the people that we see coming in and out of the stores, I was surprised to find that there are some common questions...

Covering Gray

I have sporadic gray hairs - like 10 or 20. How do I cover them? I don't want to get the rest of my hair...

Back To School  —and Dreaded Head Lice

We had a request to talk about head lice in our newsletter, and while it certainly is not fun to talk about, we are getting...
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How Diversion Affects You

Diversion? If you aren’t in the beauty business, chances are you’ve never given a thought to it, much less heard of it. Diversion is an...


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