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Okamura Farmacopia is a *Fall Favorite* of Ladies in Navy!

We recently had Portland lifestyle blogger Kelsey in for a Hydrate Facial and shampoo and blow dry style.  Miss Kelsey has extremely sensitive skin, a perfect fit for Okamura Farmacopia products!

Check out her review on one of our newest favorite blogs Ladies in Navy!

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Digital Directors Crucial to Creative Business

Here's an interesting article about The Rise of the Digital Director in Salon Today featuring Patrick McIvor, who I met last month!  He sure is a super knowledgeable, personable + positive guy!

In a nutshell, Mr. McIvor's saying Artistic Directors have always been important in salon culture but in order to survive + thrive salons must engage Digital Directors, social media + technically savvy marketers to consistently get the message out and create interest/new guests. 

Here we are at the Goldwell Academy in NYC, good times!



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Traveling Circus

The Western Idaho Fair is coming up here.  Haven't been in years. 

I loved the Western Idaho Fair because:

  1. Idaho in the heat of summer = one of the most beautiful places on earth
  2. Getting picture taken in the costume photo places.  I never did it with a family member or friend, it was always a solo shoot.
  3. Scones.  Not the cute british kind, aka elephant ears.  Fried bread covered in margarine + honey.

But most of all, I am a carny at heart.  Able to pick up and go at a moment's notice, living temporarily + spontaneously.  

Fresh from NYC, inspired to roam freely about the cabin.  Creative Celebration + Collaboration.  Let's take this show on the road!

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Dream Come True!

Save the Date! November 2014 Body Mind Spirit Expo *PDX*

I will be one of the opening lecturers for the Body Mind Spirit Expo November 1-2, 2014!  I went to the BMSE a few years ago and always in the back of my mind, planned to have a booth someday.  I'm so excited to try something new this fall!  

I'd love to see you!  Make sure you stop by the Okamura Farmacopia booth #201 for hands-on chakra balancing demos, FREE make up touch ups, and lotions/potions galore to spray, sample and mindfully spa it out.  : )

Come see my lecture Saturday November 2 @ 11 am:

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