Who Are We?

Tara Carrano McVety

Tara is the creator of Sisters In Suburbia. She is the owner of Shear Envy Salon in Connecticut and a Brand Ambassador/Facilitator for Z.One Concept. She has a passion for traveling, trying new foods and restaurants and exploring new places. She has been in the beauty industry for 21 years and loves makeup, hair products, face products and clothes. She is an avid reader and has loved to write since she was a kid.


Melani Semlow

Melani is a nurse manager at a Connecticut hospital and a makeup aficionado. She has a true passion for the newest makeup on the market, reading, traveling, gardening, vegan cooking and eating, all things yoga and exercise, or any new adventure! She is always learning new things and brings this to the blog in the form of what’s happening in makeup, restaurants, and things to do in Connecticut.