Jess Meider became a second-time mother last April. Baby Olivia was born at Beijing United Family Hospital, after a fast and uncomplicated birth. Meider’s firstborn is now four years old, so she’s a seasoned mother who knew what to expect this time around. When she gave birth and experienced her second postpartum period, she knew this time around she wanted to have a more traditional approach to recovery (zuò yuèzi) to make sure her body would heal correctly after pregnancy and birth. Sitting month is a traditional postpartum custom observed in China and several other Asian countries, and Meider had just finished her version of this custom through staying inside, keeping warm from head to toe, eating soups, and getting a lot of rest.
She is now ready to get a fresh pampering at Blow + Bar. Jess is not only a mother and wife but also a jazz vocalist, teacher, voice over actress, yoga teacher, and skincare entrepreneur. She is a mother of all trades and has been living in Beijing almost half her life. Singing her way to notoriety, she is no stranger to having her hair and makeup done as she takes the stage nearly every week. During her transformation, she was joined by her newborn so they could stay close during mommy’s makeover.
Step 1 – Salon manager Angie Tan talks with Jess about the style she would like and together they decide on a full head of highlights and a trim.
Step 2 – Tan starts the long process of highlighting Meider’s full head of hair.
Step 3 – Meider takes some time to relax under the drying cap.
Step 4 – While the highlights are setting, the makeup gets applied.
Step 5 – Meider wants to keep her hair long and only get the dried ends trimmed.
Step 6 – The hair gets styled and straightened, so she has a full head of sleek blond locks.
Elizabeth Arden Eight-Hour Lip Protector Stick
Memebox Pony Eyeshadow
RMK Face Powder
Bleunuit Lip Pallet
Maybeline New York Foundation
HR Lash Queen Black Mascara
DIOR Eye Shadow
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