This week , the fabulous Jackie of Aging Backwards is hosting Fashion Flash. Healthy holiday time continues to inspire our Fashion Flash bloggers including:
* Menopause Makeover explains how to avoid pesticides in fresh fruits and vegetables
* The Best of Everything Over 50 shares great hair style tips and a video on how to love your hair
* Prime Beauty embraces the holidays with the best of the 2013 gift collections
* Fab Over Forty gives you a chance to win a Sol Republic headphone for you or as a great holiday gift.
Fashion Flash Book Review: I Can Make You Hot! by Kelly Killoren Bensimon
I love the promise of this book. A beautiful model/reality star … Continue Reading…
Three years go, I started my No-Nonsense Makeover with IPL( Intense Pulsed Light) and it made a huge difference in my skin. I was diligent about using sunscreens every morning, but rarely reapplied sun protection during the day. Darker spots and redness gradually crept back and after a sun filled weekend at the beach with my grandchildren, my freckles came back in full force. This mid-fall makeover is using a second generation of broad band laser ( Sciton Joule laser) combined with infrared skin tightening– a treatment called Forever Beautiful BBL. Two days before my date with this laser treatment, I stopped using Retin A, glycolic acid and even my Clarisonic. I will avoid them for two days after treatment.
When Carissa finished working on my skin, my face felt tight and warm like I had spent the day in the sun. My … Continue Reading…
The summer is long over, but the freckles remain– and its a great time for a mini-makeover. Starting this blog three years ago, I have been diligent about using effective sun protection. I’ve also been aware that too much sun is a health problem as well as a beauty issue. This month I had the opportunity to work with the extraordinary New York City aesthetic surgeon Dr. Z. Paul Lorenc. With his esthetician Carissa, we came up with a combination of devices to show the impact of sun damage both above and below the skin. Even better, Dr Lorenc offered a new treatment that would not only improve the appearance of the skin, it would reduce the risk of skin cancers.
Makeover First Steps
The project started by scanning my skin with Tru-Vu that would capture theContinue Reading…
This week Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash. She is one of my top make-up gurus and her recommendations are always right on target. Before I became addicted to Prime Beauty, I would waste way too much hard earned money on eye liners that did not line or lipsticks that looked great in the store and strange on my lips. Cindy has done all the heavy lifting and her picks have allowed me to buy top brands while still saving money by not having a drawful of unusable products.
At the start of December, the Fashion Flash bloggers are looking at a wide range of topics. For example, Menopause Makeover looks at ways to reverse declining libidios, Fab Over Forty has found a source of affordable custom made … Continue Reading…