A Minute With Tena

Welcome! I’m so excited to launch my new site. I hope it'll quickly become your go-to resource for all of your makeup applications, beauty secrets, fashion, and more! I’m passionate about being a makeup artist and teaching others how to look and feel beautiful in their skin.

I've been a makeup artist for over 20 years, and have had the honor of sharing a wonderful hair salon business with my husband for 25 years. We've been blessed to help so many women feel better about themselves.

I believe that when we take the time to do our hair and makeup everyday, it helps us feel better on the inside. And that's the most important thing. As we get older, we don't feel as attractive as we once did, but I'm here to say that's not true. We are beautiful and we have earned our wrinkles and our wisdom that's come with age. I'm 55 and proud of it! But learning how to look at ourselves from the inside out, isn't always easy.

In 2010, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I never knew how hard it was for someone to go through that. With the help from my family, friends, and God's help, I'm a survivor four years out. What I've learned from that journey is to trust God, and to help others getting ready to go through what I experienced.

My passion is to teach women with cancer, and women of all ages, how to look and feel their very best with the circumstances that life has given them. I believe we can truly help each other every day, to push through this horrible disease and help each other to never give up.

Lives can be transformed with a single tube of lipstick, or a magical line of foundation, or a well-blended shade of eyeshadow. Studies have shown that women have stronger careers, futures, and better self-esteem, when they feel confident and beautiful. It is my passion to teach you how to look beautiful on the outside, so that the inner you, shines brightly too.

So please consider this site a safe space where you can find inspiration, how-to advice, and lots of tips. I hope you will all enjoy my site and learn that it's not just about applying makeup, it's also about finding inspiration and supporting each other when life decides to teach us a new lesson.

I look forward to making new friends here, and getting to know all of you better!

God Bless,
Tena Yates