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Oct 2, 2020

Ten Ways that Unitwise is your Personal Assistant



As a beauty consultant, you have a lot going on, not to mention adjusting to all the changes that we have been dealing with during the pandemic. Here at Unitwise we believe that your time is too valuable to waste, that’s why we created the Unitwise application.


Check out the top ten features that will help you streamline your business!


Customer Management

You can manage your entire client base with Unitwise. You are able to create beauty profiles for all of your clients, complete with their detailed purchase history. This allows you to remember each client’s “must have” products with just a glance!


Invoicing

You can easily create invoices and sales receipts for your clients. This is great for payment plans and is just another way to easily carry out your business from a safe distance. Clients can conveniently make payments with the Unitwise Payment Hub.


Inventory Management

This Unitwise feature makes tracking your inventory a breeze. You can use this feature to easily edit your inventory and create invoices. When the holiday season comes around you can easily create gift baskets and bundles for your clients. 


Expense Tracking

Add expenses to your account as they are incurred or by bulk, for easy financial tracking. You can easily categorize your expenses as well. 


Financial Tracking and Reporting

With Unitwise you can keep track of your financial records right from your desired device. You can run financial reports and see snapshots of your current income and expenses. You can use this information throughout the year, and when tax time rolls around you can refer to the “Year end/Tax” section of your account will be very helpful. 


Google Calendar Sync

Easily sync your google calendar with your Unitwise account to maintain your schedule. All you need to do this is a valid google ID. 


FaceBook and Twitter Integrations

Now more than ever, social media is a great way to connect from your clients from a distance. With Unitwise you can quickly update your social media accounts from the Unitwise application. 


Email Marketing

You can streamline and update the way that you stay in touch with your unit members and clients with the Unitwise email marketing feature. This allows you to send personalized emails to many people at once. You can even use Email Marketing Reports to see how well your promotional emails are received and to decide who to follow up with. 


Unit Reports

If you are an MK  team leader or a director with multiple consultants in your unit, this tool will be your new best friend! You can create reports directly from InTouch to track the activity of your team and recognize their accomplishments.


Weekly Accomplishments

You can set goals for yourself and the other team members in your unit with this feature. This is a great way to keep everyone on the same page and celebrate as you reach the goals you have set. You can conveniently email this report to your director. 


See, there you have it. There are so many ways that Unitwise can help your business run more smoothly. Get started with Unitwise today!










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Sep 4, 2020

3 Mask Friendly Eyeshadow Looks to Try Right Now!

Happy September everyone! Fall is in the air...for those of you who aren’t living in the south. We may not be feeling a cool autumn breeze yet, but at least we can curl up with a pumpkin spice latte.


The change of the seasons can definitely be inspiring for your make-up routine. There is nothing quite like digging into a rich, fall color palette, with the hopes of creating a look that even mother nature herself would love. 


Don’t let your face mask get in the way of fall makeup looks! So, keep wearing it everyday to keep those around you and yourself safe. Here are some great looks to make your eyes pop. 


Bold Lashes

If you’re looking to infuse a little glamour into your day, bold lashes are an easy way to do it. If you, like many of us, have to fight the urge to glide on your go-to, confidence boosting red lipstick these days, this is for you! Bold lashes can be the confidence boosting alternative when you are wearing your face mask (which should be always). 


Get the Look

Gather all of your lash products. We’re talking mascara, lash primer, and especially your eyelash curlers, all of them! If you are on the fence about false lashes, this is the perfect time to give them a try. 


You can choose to line your eyes, or keep your lashes the focus, whichever makes you feel ready to conquer the day ahead!


Rich Golds with a Blue Liner

This is a bold look that uses rich fall colors like gold and rust. The deep blue, winged eyeliner adds a striking quality. This is a great opportunity to pull out your favorite palette filled with fall tones. It may even be an excuse to purchase a new palette that you’ve had your eye on! 


Get the Look

Be sure to apply an eyelid primer, to ensure that this look has lasting power. Don’t have an eyelid primer? Grab your favorite concealer and blend a bit onto your eyelid, it will essentially serve the same purpose. 


Start with a matte base color in a shade only slightly deeper than your skin tone, this will add dimension to your look and give you an even base to work with. Next, take your rust color, only a small amount at first and begin to blend along the base of your eyelid, sweeping it up into your outer crease.   


Next, take your gold tone into your crease and slightly above onto your brow bone. This will allow you to blend out any harsh lines. Finally, take your favorite highlight shade and sweep a small amount right beneath the brow and in the inner corner of your eye. 


Once you are happy with your color gradation, it’s time to add your blue liner. You can use a liquid liner, pencil liner, or a damp brush and deep blue eyeshadow. It just depends which you are more comfortable working with. 


A Dramatic Wing

When your eyes are really the only facial feature that you have showing above your mask, what could be more dramatic than a winged liner?


This may already be a staple in your make-up repertoire, but you can still have fun with it by dragging that line out just a little further. If you are feeling particularly adventurous, you could try a bright color as opposed to the classic black. 


Get the Look

For this look, a liquid liner is the way to go. This will help you achieve a more precise look. Need help getting that line right? Just grab a spoon from your kitchen. Use it as a tool to help you see the natural line from your nose past the outer corner of your eye, then use the end that is not rounded as the guide for your wing. Ta-da, that was easy!


As a beauty consultant, you know the importance of a great make-up look, and the perfect accessories. Whether, it's the perfect planner, the right shade of lipstick, or even the perfect tote bag, these all help you streamline your daily routine. When it comes to software, Unitwise is the ultimate accessory to round out your collection. 


With Unitwise you can manage your business logistics all from one place. Mary Kay consultants can handle their client information, marketing strategies, and accounting all from one user-friendly interface. 


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Aug 27, 2020

4 Easy DIY Beauty Treatments To Try This Weekend



We are all stuck at home more than we would like to be these days, but that doesn’t have to translate into a boring weekend. This also doesn’t mean that we have to let self-care go out the window. After all, it is easier to hide your tired skin or split ends over Zoom, right? Wrong! 


These great at-home treatments will leave you feeling refreshed, plus you can probably find many of the ingredients lying around your pantry right now!


Stay tuned for some super-easy DIY beauty treatments with great benefits!


Lip Scrubs

Chapped lips are the bane of everyone’s existence. Well, that may be a bit over dramatic, but they are both uncomfortable and unsightly. If you are a lover of lipstick (who isn’t?), especially those with matte, drying formulas, a lip scrub is a great idea. 


You can easily use these scrubs to buff away dryness. Try using a toothbrush or your fingers to apply, then massage into your lips and leave it on for about 10 minutes. Then rinse off for instantly fresher lips!


The Sugar Lip Scrub

1 tsp brown sugar 

1 tsp honey


Did you know that honey has both soothing and moisturizing properties? It is also a natural antibacterial ingredient. Sugar is a natural exfoliant. Be sure to use brown sugar over regular sugar as it is less processed and provides a softer exfoliation. 


The Coffee Lip Scrub 

1tsp coffee grounds

½  tsp honey

½ tsp olive oil


Did you know that coffee grounds have natural exfoliating properties as well? Remember that the next time you are about to toss them! If you are a coffee lover or someone who enjoys the scent of coffee, this one's for you! This will give you an automatic “pick-me up” when you apply it in the morning. 


Hair Masks

Our hair works hard for us! It puts up with heat, chemicals, and styling tools. If your hair is feeling a bit dull lately, try a hair mask! These DIY hair masks will nourish your hair and scalp in just 20-30 minutes. 


Pumpkin Mask

½ cup of pumpkin puree

¼ cup of coconut oil


You might associate pumpkin with your pumpkin spice latte or a delicious pie on Thanksgiving, but it actually has nourishing ingredients that will give your hair a boost of moisture. Coconut oil helps to strengthen your hair against breakage and the dreaded split ends. 


Yogurt Mask

¼ cup of plain yogurt

½ cup of sweet potatoes

3 tbsp of honey


This mask might also remind you of Thanksgiving, it uses the richness of sweet potatoes to nourish your hair. Did you know that sweet potatoes are high in Vitamin A? This promotes hair growth and elasticity. Why yogurt? It’s not just good in your smoothie, it’s acidic properties help remove build up on your scalp. 


There you have it, your own at-home selection of spa services! See? Self-care doesn’t have to be complicated to be effective. Being a beauty consultant doesn’t have to be complicated either, just sign up for Unitwise!


Unitwise is a complete business management solution that is designed to help you work smarter, not harder. 


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Aug 14, 2020

How Journaling Daily Can Boost Your Productivity



Are you experiencing a productivity slump? We all do from time to time. There is so much going on in the world around us and so little of it is within our control, so feeling distracted is understandable. One of the ways that you can jumpstart your productivity and spice up your daily routine is by journaling. 


Believe it or not this small act can have a big impact on your productivity when you incorporate it into your daily life. 

The Benefits of Journaling

Did you know that research conducted by the American Psychological Association shows that, “Expressive writing reduces negative and  avoidant thoughts about negative events and improves working memory.” This research also suggests that it strengthens your ability to cope with stress.

Getting Started


Choose A Journal

The most important part of getting started is choosing the perfect writing partner, your journal! There are so many options, be sure to select a journal that you will be excited to write in everyday. Some journals are even designed with daily prompts if you want some guidance while getting into the habit. 


Start Your Day with a Goal

When you start everyday with a goal, it may change the way you think about your daily tasks. Plus, it is scientifically proven that when you put something into writing you are more likely to feel accountable. 


This can be a great exercise in self-realization. For example, you may have the same goal everyday. Maybe your goals are different from what you expected. What could that mean for your future?


Track Your Progress

You can not only check tasks off of your to-do list, but you can track your progress and learn more about the way that you work. For example, you can record how long it takes you to work on certain tasks and see how that changes over time. You can also see what you are struggling with and come up with ways to better handle it. 


Not to mention, when you look back through your journal and see your progress it will feel great!


Gather Inspiring Words

How often do you come across a quote from a book or a famous leader that resonates with you? Journal it, then on a later day when you are feeling “stuck” and need some inspiration you can flip through your journal and revisit it. 


Write about accomplishments that are significant to you, you can look back on them later when you need a confidence boost. 


Get Creative

Journaling jumpstarts your creative right brain. This is a great outlet to unleash your artistic abilities. You can add drawings to your journal and anything else that is meaningful to you. Have fun with it!


Reach Your Goals with Unitwise

Here at Unitwise, we are all about helping you reach your goals as an MK Consultant! Our software is designed to work for you! 


From marketing to accounting to managing your business overall, Unitwise has you covered!


Did you know that our software can help you track your business and provide you with helpful insights? We create reports with key information such as:


  • Unit Reports
  • Email Marketing Reports
  • Expense Tracking
  • InTouch W.A.S Reports
  • Weekly Accomplishments

Get started with Unitwise today!



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Aug 7, 2020

Tips For Combating Pandemic Fatigue and Stress



Life is stressful, there’s no question about it! However, life in the midst of a pandemic brings with it a whole new level of stress. As you know, stress has so many negative effects. It can affect our physical health and our mental health.


No one can reach their full potential when being weighed down by stress, so here are some tips to understanding and conquering “pandemic fatigue”. 


What is pandemic fatigue?


According to researchers from UCLA, pandemic fatigue is defined as heightened feelings of fear, anxiety, loneliness, and hopelessness that lead to exhaustion. With all that is going on in the world around us, it’s no surprise that we are experiencing these symptoms. We are worried about getting sick and not being able to keep up with our work and family responsibilities. We are also concerned about our loved ones. Everyone feels helpless to predict the future.


How to address fatigue

The first step to alleviating this fatigue is to acknowledge it and be kind to yourself. These feelings can be disheartening, but they are normal, given the current circumstances. This feeling of burnout is common, so there is no need to be frustrated with yourself or those around you for feeling this way. Try to make time for yourself and the activities that you find relaxing and enjoyable. 


Here are some other helpful tips for lowering burnout and stress. 


Stick to your sleep schedule


Spending more time at home can throw off your sleeping pattern. Sleep is critical for your body and mind to regenerate and rest. If your sleep schedule is erratic or suffering, this will only add to your exhaustion. 


Maintain a healthy diet


Maintaining a healthy diet will help reduce your fatigue. Plus, experimenting with new healthy recipes can be an energizing task that will take your mind off your worries.  


Get some exercise

Keeping an exercise routine is difficult if you are unable to get to the gym. It is especially difficult if you are feeling tired more frequently. Find a physical activity that you enjoy, such as going for a walk each day. Yoga is a great outlet for providing stress relief and gentle physical activity. 



Shut off the news


It’s important to stay up to date with what is happening in the world, especially at a time like this. However, after hours of information overload, it is alright to shut off the news and give yourself a certain amount of time to take a mental break. Psychology Today refers to this as, “clearing away emotional debris in your mind so that you can feel better”.


Stay engaged with others


One of the main causes of pandemic fatigue is loneliness. While it is sometimes easy to keep our thoughts bottled up and hide our anxiety from others, you should fight this urge. Stay in touch with your friends and family and take time to feel close to them. We can make meaningful connections and memories together, despite this difficult time. 



Keep doing what you love...Unitwise can help!

You became an MK beauty consultant because it brings you joy! With Unitwise you can easily manage your inventory, clients, and financial information with ease all from one application. 


Eliminate any trepidation you may feel by partnering up with the team of Unitwise Heroes. With our software, you can make the most of your business. With all of our built-in business management features, you can have all of the fun with none of the stress!


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Jul 31, 2020

What Is “Maskne” and How Can You Avoid It?


Due to the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic, face masks have become a part of daily life. Some cities are even mandating that citizens wear a face covering anytime they leave their home. 


There are many benefits to wearing a face covering in public. Masks provide protection for both the wearer and people in their vicinity. 


However, wearing a mask all day can be challenging for your skin. The concept of “maskne” has been all over social media lately! These mask related break-outs are becoming a struggle for many Americans, especially essential workers who wear masks for 8 hours or more each day. 


Here are some tips for preventing and treating your mask-related breakouts! So next time you’re catching up with your clients, be sure to bring the wisdom!


Keep Your Make-up Light


If you are experiencing irritated skin due to constant mask-wearing, make sure you are keeping your foundation light. Heavy, full coverage products can dry out your skin and clog your pores. 


Wearing a tinted moisturizer, BB cream, or CC cream is a great option. These will provide you with light coverage that won’t clog your pores, but you won’t feel like you are going make-up free either. If you want a more full-coverage look above your mask, you can layer your concealer to create this effect. 


Be sure that you don’t skimp on your SPF! This is still an incredibly important part of your make-up routine, even if part of your face is covered!


Choose Your Mask Wisely

When choosing your mask, be sure to check out the materials that it is made from. Choose a cotton blend over a heavy polyester or vinyl blend. This will ensure that your mask is breathable and reduces the chance of skin irritation. 


Keep Your Mask Clean

You wouldn’t wash your face with the same towel for several days in a row, the same should be true for your mask. Be sure to handwash your mask using a soap that is gentle enough for your face. If you are short on time and want to throw your mask in the washing machine, just make sure that you are using a gentle detergent that is free of irritants. 


The CDC recommends that you wash your mask in hot water. They also recommend that you either air dry your masks or dry them on the warmest setting of your dryer. 


For more information from the CDC on how to wash your mask, check out this link.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-to-wash-cloth-face-coverings.html 


Dry Skin? Add Moisture!

For those of us with dry skin, wearing a mask all day can add to the dryness. It is important to use a moisturizer with enough hydrating ingredients to combat this. For example, try a moisturizer that contains Hyaluronic Acid. This ingredient is known for helping your skin retain moisture. 


Dry skin and dull skin go hand in hand. Introducing a Vitamin C serum to your skincare regimen could be a game changer. Not only is Vitamin C naturally hydrating, but it is brightening and soothing! 


Make sure that you are cleansing your skin before and after wearing your mask

Oily Skin? Cleanse Often!

With oily skin, your first instinct may be to eliminate your moisturizer. This is not the answer, just make sure that you are using a light-weight product. This will keep your skin balanced without feeling greasy. 


Cleansing your skin is the best way to ward off “maskne”. Cleanse your skin before you put your mask on and immediately when you take it off. If you are experiencing breakouts, make sure to choose a cleanser that has Salicylic Acid. This ingredient promotes the shedding of dead skin and the treating of redness and inflammation. 


Don’t forget to exfoliate your face regularly to ensure that dead skin cells are being removed from your face. This will lessen the chances of clogged pores and breakouts!


Unitwise...The Ultimate Beauty Tip

You have so much going this summer, so how do you keep track of it all?! The answer is, get Unitwise. As a beauty consultant you have clients to maintain, inventory to manage, and financial information to track. Unitwise allows you to do all these and more from one place. 


Our user-friendly application is designed to make your life easier and your business more efficient! Our team of Unitwise heroes are here to provide excellent customer support and help you get the most out of our product. 


Register today at www.untiwise.com!
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Jul 24, 2020

4 Ways To Up Your Social Media Game This Summer


Engaging with your clients may be difficult right now. Everyone is trying to be responsible and limit contact with others, especially those who may be at higher risk for transmitting COVID-19. This may make maintaining your client relationships a little harder. One of the ways you can engage your clients from a distance is to step up your social media presence!


Here are four tips to help you amp up your social media game and stay connected to your clients!


Have Fun With Photography!

This summer has been far from normal for all of us. Many of your clients have been cooped up in the house rather than going on summer vacations or taking part in the many fun activities that summer offers. We all need a fun dose of escapism wherever we can find it these days!


That makes now a great time to really engage your social media followers visually. Most of us are equipped with a great quality camera in the palms of our hands, our smart phones. You can really take some beautiful pictures right on your phone and upload them straight to social media. 


Instead of taking a selfie, consider taking a “shelfie”, highlighting some of your favorite beauty products. You can also have fun with the background of your images; add different colors and textures to the shot to make the product you are featuring pop. 






Keep Your Posts Open-ended

The most engaging social media posts are ones that start a conversation. Sometimes simply asking your followers a question like, “What is your favorite MK lipstick color?”, can really spark a conversation and keep the comments going!


You could also try a “series”. This is a series of posts with the same theme. Your followers will get used to seeing them on your feed on a certain day or time and they will even begin to check your social media platforms to see the next post in the series. Be sure to create a catchy hashtag! For example #MotivationalMonday, #MakeupMonday, or even #FullFaceFriday.  


Try this: Get my look with these awesome MK products! #MakeUpMonday

Try A Giveaway

Everyone loves a giveaway! It  doesn’t have to be anything extravagant, just something fun to get your followers excited. You can post about it, create an instagram story about it, and maybe even a Facebook live video! Make sure you make a big deal about choosing the winner, post a picture of the winner with their goodies! Just make sure that you have their permission first!



Get Personal With A Tutorial

If you follow any beauty influencers on Youtube, you probably know how popular their “get ready with me” videos are. You can try your hand at one of this laid-back, tutorial-style videos. This doesn’t mean that you have to buy equipment and learn video editing skills overnight, just set up your smartphone!


You can try doing a facebook live with a simple topic, such as “how I get the perfect brows” or “how I contour and bronze for the summer”. It can be short or long depending on your preference and audience. You can even ask your followers questions along the way and interact with them directly!


Unitwise Is Your Social Media Solution

Did you know that Unitwise allows you to integrate your Facebook and Twitter accounts? You can post and engage with your followers right from your Unitwise account! You can even schedule your posts ahead of time for your convenience. This integration feature is built into your Unitwise subscription, so there is no need to worry about additional charges! This is just one of the ways that Unitwise makes your life easier!


Get started with Unitwise today!


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Jul 16, 2020

3 Simple Skincare Solutions for Summer 2020


Summer is in full swing and it has brought with it all the heat and humidity that may throw your skin out of whack. With the added complication of wearing face masks for protection everywhere we go, there are new hurdles to conquer this summer. As if sweltering heat and inevitable sweating wasn’t enough to deal with. 


Here are some helpful tips to keep your skin glowing and healthy all summer long, even as the temperatures rise!


SPF= Summer Perfection Forever


Well, not exactly. The acronym actually stands for Sun Protection Factor, but either way you can’t have healthy summer skin without it!


SPF protects your skin from the sun’s harmful UVB rays. We all know that it’s important, but science continues to show us that sunscreen is absolutely essential to prevent sun damage and early aging. The American Academy of Dermatology Association recommends that you should use an SPF with a value of 30 or higher for optimal skin protection. 


There are so many ways to ensure that we work sunscreen into our skincare routines. You can find a moisturizer or foundation with a reasonable SPF. There are also a variety of setting powders that help you lock in your make-up and provide you with sun protection. No matter your preference, it is incredibly important to make sunscreen an essential part of your daily routine.  

Stay Hydrated



Let’s talk about sweat! It’s not pleasant but in the summer heat it is inevitable. This means that your body is being depleted of the water content it needs to stay hydrated throughout the day. It is always important to drink plenty of water each day, but during the brutal heat of summer, it is vital. 


Medical professionals recommend that you drink 8 8oz. glasses of water per day or up to 2 liters per day. This will ensure that your body is replacing the water content that it loses. Dehydration can actually cause you to feel fatigued. It also leads to dry and dull skin. Always be sure to get your optimal water intake each day. You should also fins a moisturizer that is high in hyaluronic acid and glycerin. These chemicals will draw water to your skin’s surface and help prevent dry, rough skin. 


Vitamin C




You’ve probably heard the buzz lately, vitamin C seems to be everywhere right now. So, is it worth the hype? The answer is yes, and there is science to back it up!


Vitamin C is an antioxidant with many benefits for your body, most noticeable your skin. Scientists at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University have researched the benefits of vitamin C and found some pretty fascinating results. 


For example, vitamin C can help prevent sun damage and promotes the healing of immediate sun damage from a sunburn. Vitamin C also boots cell renewal to make the skin more elastic and vibrant. 


Vitamin C also has healing properties and anti-inflammatory properties that will lessen the effects of skin conditions like acne and psoriasis. 


Could this be your summer skin solution? Try adding a vitamin C serum to your beauty routine this summer!


As you know, the best foundation in your make-up routine is healthy skin. Unitwise is the foundation that you need to keep your business healthy. Our software helps you be the best beauty consultant possible with a user-friendly interface and advanced features.

You can easily organize and manage your inventory, your clients, your accounting, and even your marketing plan! Need a personal assistant that is always just a click away on your favorite device? Try Unitwise today!
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