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Love letters to our clients during a pandemic

Thoughts from Alex about the early pandemic and reopening Queen Bee Seattle We were allowed to re-open our salon in Washington in mid-June.  The first adventure was reading the new requirements (7 pages!), figuring out the new requirements, and then implementing them.  Finding the PPE was difficult.  We were mindful that the best stuff needed…

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So This Girl Walks into a Spa…

Many, many moons ago, before avocado toast was hip, I met a girl named Jessica Koslow.  When I met her, she had been a pastry cook in Georgia, moved to NYC to do the same and then hustled to La La Land to become a producer. Although her biggest love was being in the kitchen,…

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Mid Life is Sexy and Other Updates from Queen Bee

This post is an archive of an email sent to our clients 10/3/16. Salutations and…kegels! Yes, I said it! The latest “must do” from my doctor who noticed on my recent physical that I checked the box “easily pees herself.” What is a kegel, you might ask? Let’s ask WebMD: For both men and women,…

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Change is Good

April 15, 2016 “One reason people resist change is because they focus on what they have to give up, instead of what they have to gain.” The winds of change are blowing up a storm here in Los Angeles. This morning a giant Magnolia tree had been blown from it’s roots and was blocking a…

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Bee, Myself & I

Now here’s a story. In 2007, I had to make a big decision. I already had 990 square feet of space that was the Queen Bee bungalow on Culver Blvd. I was paying the rent from savings I had tucked away for my own place while running my garage studio. Scoring the bungalow was a…

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