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What Lies Beneath: Prep-Steps from the Pro’s

By: Melissa Federico, LE and Beauty and Fashion Writer   Do you find that when you use the same products as a professional makeup artist, your attempt leaves you with less than a professional look? The base of any amazing makeup look is a solid skincare routine that keeps skin in pristine condition, but the

What You Need to Know About Facial Toning

By: Melissa Federico, Licensed Esthetician and Beauty and Fashion writer   As fall approaches, it reminds us that change can be beautiful, but the feelings you may have over falling leaves may not be the same for the falling muscles in your face. Seventy percent of aging is based on how you treat your skin.

Strand Nourishing Tips for Post-Summer Hair Repair

By: Sarah Federico Beauty and Lifestyle Writer Summer has been good: from hiking trails and pony tails to long poolside days spent under the sun. You have basked in its glow; but at the cost of your sun-ravaged strands. They are now conceding defeat, and have turned brassy and brittle. With autumn on the horizon,

Facial Oils: Why They Should Be Part of Your Routine

By: Melissa Federico, Beauty & Fashion Writer and Licensed Esthetician. Traditional moisturizers are great. They have many practical benefits and feel like a luxurious treat for your skin. But they may really be holding you back if you are going for a glowing complexion. Facial oils can be a smart alternative to the classic moisturizer

Festival Hair and Makeup Inspo

It’s almost Summer which means it’s officially FESTIVAL SEASON! People of all ages around the world are gearing up to see their favorite artists perform at huge venues surrounded by food trucks, art displays and like-minded fans. Now that you’ve finally decided on an outfit, it’s time to choose how you’ll do your hair and

Brittney and Her Amazing Technicolor Dream Hair

Everyone that knows me is aware of my obsession with rainbow hair so when I noticed a student around campus who changed her hair color more often than I do, I had to know who she was. Brittney B., who is now a Federico Alumni, will forever be known to me (and most likely others

Date Night Styles with Schwarzkopf

When our students have questions about date night styles and how to achieve them, we bring in the professionals! Tuesday, we were super lucky to have the fabulous J-Travis from Schwarzkopf who brought along Celebrity Stylist, Genia Church to show us how to create beautiful styles using OSiS products. Genia has worked with celebs like