Saturday, June 24, 2017

Check out my updated personal web page at  It has all six of my books on it now!

Friday, June 23, 2017

So glad when I read that someone enjoyed 2nd Generation Passion as much as I did!  This was the latest review.
on June 22, 2017
As with the other books, M.E. has not disappointed this reader! The storyline was exciting, and quite in line with current life situations. I'm (im)patiently waiting for the next installment!
The helpful wax hints continue.... Working out right after a wax isn't recommended. The increased body heat and sweat can irritate the pores causing increased redness and bumps. If you workout before your wax, however, we'd appreciate a quick shower before you come in.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Summer is here!  Are you bikini ready? If not, give Mark and M.E. a call at 585-473-7360

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

2nd Generation Passion just got another 5 star review. It's the 3rd book in A Promise of Passion series. Have you read them yet? They're pretty provocative, Watch out 50 Shades,  M.E. is in the house!

"Love M.E. Nesser's books!!! I don't want to put them down!!!"

Mark and M.E. has been a hair salon since 1956. Funny how styles have changed. Even the zebras are amused!

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

When Mark and M.E. went on safari, I saw this postcard which totally cracked me up. There we are. Mark is curling my hair while I am painting my nails. The benefits of owning a salon and working together in an industry that we love. 
Wasn't sure if I was going to run the Puss n Boots special again tomorrow, but it makes me giggle so why the heck not! 20% off pedicure and Brazilian. Tomorrow. Hump Day. June 21st.  First day of summer!!

Monday, June 19, 2017

Check out my article this month in Rochester Woman Online! Page 206.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

LOVING the new ad for Mark and M.E. in the Rochester Woman Online July issue!

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Mark and M.E. is one of the most easy-going salons you will ever go to and we pride ourselves in trying to accommodate all of your requests. For example, if you would like an interesting shape left behind when you get a wax, we will be happy to try our best to give you what your 'heart' desires.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

More hints.... I know that getting a Brazilian Bikini Wax makes you feel really sexy, but you need to wait before you enjoy any sexy time. Waiting until the next day will give you a happy hoo-ha instead of a hurting one.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The hints keep coming....Make sure you give us at least 2 weeks since your last shave or trim. Otherwise, your hair won't be long enough to wax. If you think it's too long, no worries, we will trim it for you at no extra cost!

Monday, June 12, 2017

More helpful hints: I know that getting a Brazilian Wax may make you anxious, but you need to stop fighting us. It's very difficult to give you a thorough and efficient wax when you treat the service like a knock-down wrestling match. The more you fight, the longer it will take and the more irritation you may experience.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Ironically, Hump Day (a.k.a. Wednesday) tends to be the slowest day at Mark & M.E. Since we are happier when we are busy, we are running a very interesting special this week. We are celebrating Puss N Boots. Save 20% on a Brazilian and Spa Pedicure. Feel free to message us on Facebook or email for an appointment at    Making beauty affordable...
Some more helpful wax hints: You need to let your hair grow for at least 2 weeks before getting a wax. Otherwise, it won't be long enough. Also, please don't trim your hair before your appointment. Nine times out of ten, you'll trim it too short and we won't be able to get all of your hair out. We want you to have a happy kitty, not a sad one.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Baby powder isn't the only thing that can clog your pores. Try to avoid putting lotion on your bikini area as well, unless, of course,  you're tanning naked. Protecting your delicate area with sunscreen is a must!

Friday, June 9, 2017

Helpful wax hints continue: Please do not put baby powder on the Brazilian area. It clogs the pores and can cause more ingrown hairs and irritation.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Helpful waxing hints continue...Take a shower as close to your appointment as possible and lightly exfoliate the area to remove dead skin cells and loosen ingrown hairs. This will make your waxing experience much easier and everyone will be happier!

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Another helpful wax hint: Don't get high before your wax service. It dehydrates your skin, reduces your resistance and often causes paranoia. Wait until after the service to celebrate!
Helpful wax hint morning: Since your body is composed of roughly 60% water, then it's important to keep your skin hydrated. If you want to make your wax less painful and reduce your risk of getting irritated, drink up my friends!

Monday, June 5, 2017

Everywhere I go, I'm reminded of what I do for a living. I've spent a career tracking through the bush.
I know you may get sick of me posting reviews, but I am sincerely grateful for every one that has been written. Writing a book takes a lot of time and a lot of heart and this 5 star review was just posted and made me happy. 5.0 out of 5 stars
on June 2, 2017
Amazingly written, I fell in love with the characrers right away. I am so happy I got to meet you and 
have the opportunity to get you to autograph each copy. I am starting Passion Never Dies tonight.
 I truly hope your passion for writting continues.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

The way some people walk after they get a Brazilian Bikini Wax.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

When you spend a career talking to women about sex, it's pretty easy to write about it. Love this review on Amazon about my first romance novel A Promise of Passion.  Thank you!

"Loved the story of Katie and Bryce. Not to spoil the ending for others, I was expecting a different ending. Messer did a great job in taking the story from today to the past and back to today. The sex scenes were tastefully done and still very hot. After finishing A Promise of Passion, I could not wait to read Passion Never Dies."
That indescribable feeling when you've finished a super busy day and you know you've made a lot of women feel more beautiful and confident!

Friday, June 2, 2017

The look on the young man's face who came in for a Brazilian when I asked him to take his boxers off.
In my professional life, I thrive on making kitties hairless. In my personal life, however, I adore the hairy creatures. Please meet Leya and Loma. They are 19 month old cousins who will be released in the wild when they are 3-5 years old. They live in Zimbabwe and are currently learning how to hunt on their own. When we met them, they had recently killed a baboon. They didn't eat it though. Apparently, baboons don't taste very good.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A new client thought Bandit was a stuffed animal until she noticed his tongue stick out. The very next client pointed to him and said "That is the only hairy thing at Mark and M.E."

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

I normally don't take two weeks off of work, but this was a very special occasion. Some people get nervous when I am out of town for so long and worry that their hair will be out of control by the time I get back. A client actually sent me this picture while I was away!

Monday, May 29, 2017

The gentleman's brazilian wax at Mark and M.E. is $70. I think I may need to charge this fella a little more.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

The Mark and M.E. Salon is popular for being the Home of the 10 Minute Brazilian. We are also known for our sense of humor. We make waxing fun! Not only do we wax women, we also wax men. The Gentleman's Brazilian is a very popular service at our salon. But we have to admit that some men are more intimidating than others to wax.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

A woman messaged me about her daughter and a friend coming in for a Brazilian. It was their first time and they wanted to know what they needed to do to prepare. I told her the usual....let it grow for at least two weeks, have clean dry skin and make sure they were hydrated. The mom wanted to know if they should bring frozen peas with them to sit on when the service was over? I told her it was an option but not necessary. Our exchanges were hysterical and I couldn't wait to meet these girls. When they walked into the salon, I asked them if they brought the peas. The one girl started to laugh, reached into her purse, and pulled out an ice pack. Close enough.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

We try to play fun music at Mark and M.E. to make the experience as enjoyable as possible. Yesterday was no exception. We jammed to old-school music like KC and the Sunshine Band, Bobby Brown, Earth Wind and Fire and the list goes on. My day started at 9am and I was really busy. It was a super fun day and I found myself singing throughout most of it. At one point, a client commented on what a good mood I was in. I told her I was boogying through the bush!

Friday, May 12, 2017

I have a friend in Atlanta who sent me a story yesterday that I must share. Even children know the power of the Brazilian.

I have a great story for you -- perfect! Everyday at my lunch hour I go next door to the outdoor track to run/walk. Today was a perfect 88 degrees so I did just that then went into the Aquatic center to shower/change to go back to work.
As I was drying off a little girl was getting dressed by her mom to leave. She was probably all of 5 years old. She watched me get ready and then said to me in a very serious voice -- my mommy gets all of her hair down there taken off and my daddy likes it! The mom was mortified by this and tried to hush her up. But the little girl continued to tell me that she heard her daddy say how happy he was when she visited the hair doctor!

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Waxing is completely safe when you're pregnant as long as the technician takes extra precautions. Yesterday, we had three nine month pregnant women get Brazilians at Mark and M.E. The one woman had never had a Brazilian before. Her cousin convinced her it was necessary preparation for the birth, which I completely agree with. She kept her eyes covered the entire time and repeatedly told me how much it hurt. I reminded her that she was having a baby in a few days and the wax should have felt like a back rub. Her response, "This ain't no back rub!" Yea, I guess I was exaggerating just a bit.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Hurry....hurry....only 3 more work days before Mark and Mary Elizabeth disappear into the bush for two weeks!  or 585-473-7360

I can never predict what is going to come out of a woman's mouth when I give her a Brazilian. The absurd and bizarre responses I witness every day is one of the reasons I love my job so much. It is also why I have kept my Hose Down Your Hoo-Ha blog going for so many years. As a woman was getting off my table last week, she said "I can feel the wind beneath my wings!" Although it wasn't breezy in the room, I understood her analogy.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Everyone has a hobby. I LOVE to write. I like funny, sexy, and even shocking kind of material. I just saw another review of my 3rd book in A Promise of Passion series that I had to share. Hoping to finish the 4th one on vacation next week!
"Wow just wow. Didn't know exactly what was going to happen. Nesser ties things together do expertly. Now for the next one."

Monday, May 8, 2017

Are you an overworked, underpaid mom needing a little TLC? Come see us at Mark and M.E. this week for a new hairstyle, new hair color, deep cleansing facial, manicure, pedicure, eyelashes, microblading, or some good old-fashioned hot wax on a hairy part!  Check out our website for all our services, prices and hours at

Sunday, May 7, 2017

A woman came into the salon who had only been waxed by me once before. It had been close to a year ago since we first met. I could feel her anxiety about getting a Brazilian so I tried to engage her in a lively conversation. Suddenly, she said, "I remember how you tried to butter me up last time." I never thought about it that way. I just try to make each client feel as comfortable as possible with my constant chatter. Needless to say, I thought the placement of the butter in this pic was extremely apropos.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Sometimes it takes me a few minutes to remember a client if they haven't been in to see me in awhile. I was about half-way through a Brazilian yesterday when I remembered the woman I was waxing. As soon as she yelled "Jesus take the wheel!" I knew exactly who she was.

Friday, May 5, 2017

In order to give you the most thorough Brazilian Bikini Wax, I need to put you in a happy baby pose. Look how happy you will be when I'm finished!

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Women deal with pain in interesting ways sometimes. I had one woman try to blow on her skin. Unfortunately, the area I specialize in waxing is difficult to reach with your breath. Although she tried very hard to blow on her kitty, it just didn't quite work.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Spring is Here
And the time is right
To rid yourself
Of that hairy sight.
Mark and M.E.
Is here to help
Before you make
Small children yelp.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Yesterday I had my teeth cleaned by a new hygienist. Although I know most of the people at this practice, I had never met her before so she didn't know who I was or what I did for work. I asked her to focus on removing the tartar between my teeth. I told her I couldn't stand things in the creases, especially considering what I do for a living. When I told her that I do Brazilians, she couldn't stop laughing. She thanked me for making her Monday so much fun.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Check out our new eyebrow tab on our website under the services tab!

Mark and M.E. loves Microblading! Call or email for an appointment today!!