08 Jun 2012

Cheap Beauty Tip of the Week: Three Reasons Why Beauty Schools are a Bargain

There’s something really amazing about having your hair done professionally. The right cut and color can be an instant mood lifter and give an otherwise negative attitude a major adjustment. The industry standard to maintain any professional hair cut or color service is typically six weeks. What if shelling out

Kathleen Neves - Beauty Babe on a Budget 0
04 Apr 2012

Hey San Francisco, Wanna Get Waxed For Free?

Hair. We all have it. Some of us have more than others. Thankfully for all of us furry folks, there are licensed estheticians out there that can remove unwanted body hair every three to four weeks with the use of wax. One of the amazing benefits of waxing is the

Kathleen Neves - Beauty Babe on a Budget 1
15 Jan 2012

Cheap Beauty Tip of the Week: 5 Ways to Score a Cheaper Skin Care Service

Let’s face it. Times are tough. Not a lot of people these days have the extra money to splurge on a facial or a bikini wax. You shouldn’t have to let a sucky economy get in the way of your professional beauty regimen. Lucky for you, there are five thrifty

Kathleen Neves - Beauty Babe on a Budget 0

I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

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8bit Mondays
23 Oct 2011

5 Things You Should Never DIY

I don’t like to toot my own horn, but I’m a little bit of a DIY maven—not as much in the way of crafting as in salon services, home decor, and bicycle maintenance. This means I’ve tried enough crap myself to know when it’s not worth it or even just

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 2
25 Sep 2011

Pain & Pleasure at Shear Image Salon

Her eyes roved across my face. “Upper lip wax,” she declared – a statement, not a question. “Uh, actually, I just want a haircut,” I replied. She silently looked at me, raised her eyebrows, and I caved. And that’s how I walked out of Shear Image on Geary carefree and

Lucy Schiller - Destitute Dispatcher 0
23 Nov 2009

To Wax or Not to Wax? Haven Spa, Soho

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Ashley Friedman - Cornerstore Correspondent 1