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Dealing with Thinning Brows and Lashes

Experiencing thinning brows & lash hair? You’re not alone! It’s a common frustration for many women. I’ve experienced it personally and we see it all the time in the salon. Thinning is often caused by hormones, stress, chemo, allergies (i.e. rubbing your brows or lashes in your sleep), or just aging in general. And if…

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Downthere Care

According to a recent Cottonelle survey, nearly half of Americans have a daily down there care routine. And for good reason! It’s almost summer and for some, bikini waxing is...

Microblading – the pros and cons

Recently, clients have been asking why we don't offer microblading at Queen Bee. My answer is that it simply hasn't been out long enough to determine the pros and cons....

Lash Perming – The results can be stunning, but is it worth the potential risks?

As a beauty nerd, I follow all of the latest trends and am often asked by clients why we don't offer certain services at Queen Bee.  Well, really it's because...

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Springtime Updates from Queen Bee

This post is an archive of an email sent to our clients 4/16/15. Happy New Year! Indeed, I’ve been writing this since February, and it’s taken me all of Q1 to figure out that I just wasn’t drinking the right beverage to get the job done. Thanks to a feisty Fillibuster Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey (aged…

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Going Green in the Spa Scene: How We Do it at Queen Bee

When I opened my first Queen Bee location, I was shocked at how much waste went into our trash everyday.  The thought of thousands of empty wax cans, wooden sticks and other everyday salon waste piled on top of a landfill sickened me.  I knew there had to be a better way to run a…

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Spring Clean Your Skincare

Spring! It’s not just a time to clean house, but also a time to shed dull, dry winter skin. People often ask me how they should exfoliate, with what, and how often. The answer is simple. You should always exfoliate (but never over exfoliate) and you should pick the appropriate products for your skin type.…

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Your 2015 Skin Detox Guide

This blog entry is courtesy or Byrdie.com and was written by Allie Flinn View the original post on Byrdie.com It’s official: We’ve survived another holiday season. Champagne was sipped, sequins were worn, desserts were eaten… but now that the merriment is over, it’s time to deal with the fallout. Namely, our lackluster, dull skin. So…

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Cheerio, Summer! Join us October 3rd at Pimm’s O’Clock

Cheerio, Summer! Come say Cheerio to summer with a cup (or three) of our favorite libation – Pimm’s! If raising a glass to summer’s end with the Queenie and her buzzed Bees isn’t enough, we’ll also have injectibles from Dr. “Feelgood” Youssef; swag bag giveaways featuring Epicuren, Butter London and Bling Wipes; and donation services…

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September Updates from Queen Bee

This post is an archive of an email sent to our clients 9/22/14. Hello! It’s hot, but is it too hot to drink before 5pm? Such a silly question, as we know full well it is never too early for a scrumptious beverage, especially during these endless dog days of…autumn? Since one doesn’t want to…

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Facials: Hands-On Knowledge

I’m often asked why we don’t have much facial “machinery” at Queen Bee. Whilst we agree there are some machines, such as micro-current, IPL lasers, oxygen equipment and other technologies that give temporary fixes, our approach relies on the healing properties of human touch. At Queen Bee, we believe there is simply nothing that beats…

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July Updates from Queen Bee

This post is an archive of an email sent to our clients 7/22/14. Hello! My original subject line for this email was going to be: “Spotted Dick (it’s a pudding, for real).” While that’s true, and it’s one of my favorite desserts, I wasn’t sure you would be brave enough to open up the message.…

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Cookie Cutter Brows vs Natural Beauties

I found this beautifully written article in Vogue last week and wanted to share it with you, along with my thoughts on the art of brow shaping. I truly believe that the 1980s was the absolute worst decade for brows, and since then we’ve gone through some really dramatic changes – from thin and dramatic…

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News from the Windy City (Los Angeles!)

This post is an archive of an email sent to our clients 5/15/14. Hello! Cock-a-doodle-do (or don’t), it’s spring! “Can you hear the lambs, Clarice?” The hot winds of change have been a-blowing about these parts, folks. And I’m not talking about the morning after a bad Vindaloo. (Ooh, craving a beer now.) Our windy…

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