Not content with the New York Times, Time Out, Good Morning America et al, beauty expert and iUniverse published author of, Spa Wars: The Ugly Truth about the Beauty Industry, Lora Condon recently appeared on the Dr. Oz show and wowed him with her knowledge of and insights into the multi-billion dollar US fashion industry.
So take a look at the first part of our three part vlog from her Dr Oz Show appearance, in which Lora really lives up to her beauty expert standing and the title of her iUniverse book by shattering many myths about the beauty industry here.
“I have always had an interest in the healing arts. After starting my career as a drug and alcohol counselor, I decided to help people on a more spiritual and physical level. This brought me to the spa industry where I perform everything from reiki to airbrush make-up.
As a professional make-up artist, my work has appeared in publications such as, Ladies Home Journal, Wedding Dresses and The New York Times. I have also done work for the Olive Garden, ESPN and Good Morning America. My esthetic work has taken me to renown spas like Completely Bare, and I eventually became the Director of Esthetics for a 5,000 square foot day spa in North Jersey. After being personally trained and working for the “brow guru”, Anastasia of Beverly Hills, I honed my skills for spa consulting, motivational trainings and of course the perfect brow!”
And the Book
“In iUniverse “Spa Wars”, Lora Condon provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the beauty industry while sharing her personal experiences working in day spas, at cosmetic counters, and as a freelance makeup artist, as well as having been a licensed esthetician for over ten years. Through mouth-dropping, laugh-out-loud personal anecdotes, she reveals all the dirty secrets of the spa and cosmetic and beauty industries. As she uncovers common lies and myths propagated by cosmetic companies, advertisers, and magazines, Lora also addresses common questions and complaints about beauty issues, provides easy-to-apply tips and tricks such as how to keep skin looking young and fresh, and shares her favorite beauty and health items as well as the best therapists, treatments, and organizations. Spa Wars uncovers the ugly truths of a fascinating industry for anyone who has ever wondered what their bikini waxer is really thinking while ripping out their hair.”
See the next part of this fascinating blog of iUniverse author Lora Condon and Dr. Oz here.