It’s Fashion FLash Monday

fashion flash logoThis week the incredible Barbara Hannah Grufferman of Best of Everything After 50 is hosting Fashion Flash.  She is an inspiration to women over 50,  demonstrating  how to make the second half of her life  even better than the first  half.  She searches out the best in health  fashion fitness and beauty for  women who looking  to redefine  aging. Need proof?  This weekend, she  is running in her fifth NYC Marathon.  Lets all wish  her a great run!

Fashion Flash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review:  Fictionally Fabulous by Anne K. Higgins

Who are your favorite style icons?  For me it is definately the styles I see on film. I often try … Continue Reading…

The Truth About Tumeric

tumeric for healthy and beautyTumeric is a vivid yellow root that has been use dfor centuries to season food  and heal the body.  Popular in South Asian cuisone, tumeric has been part of medica care since 600 BC. It is a multi-talented spice that valued  valued for its ability to reduce inflammation warts and acne.  It even was  a standard care for wound healing after battles.

Modern research has shown that this spice is an effective antioxidant, anti bacterial and even has  anti-cancer fighting abilities. It is used to treat burns, insect bites, eczema psoriasis and skin ulcers.  That’s a pretty impresive list– and if something is that good there is usually a downside– and its true with tumeric.

The brilliant yellow color of this   effective  spice can cause problems for certain skin … Continue Reading…

Fashion Flash Today!

fashion flash logoThis week, Erika of Notes From My Dressing Table is hosting Fashion Flash. Erika loves all things beauty and I am especially impressed with her evaluations  of scents and fragrances.  Having a “skilled nose”  is a rare talent  and Erika is one of those rare people who can  beautifully analyze the properties of a perfume.  It seems to me that I can almost  smell the fragrance from her descriptions.  Perfume is a highly personal purchse and Erika’s reviews   have always  helped me buy the right one   for myself and for gifts.  Be certain to subscribe to her wonderful site!

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Thyme for Beauty and Health

Thyme for Health and BeautyThyme  is an herb that we eat  every week in pizza and salad.  In addition to adding delicious flavor, thyme  has been used for health and beauty for centuries. You can find three  types of  thyme in grocery and health food stores.  Fresh  and dried versions of the herb will be found in the produce section and spice aisle.  Fragrant and concentrated, oilof thyme  is available in  local health food stores.

The Power of Thyme

This  widespread  herb  can offer  five valuable benefits:

 Suscreen– If you want to protect your skin from UV rays, but don’t like chemicals, I have an alternative. Turns out that thyme  can protect the skin from the suns rays without irritating chemcials. Thyme oil has shown to ffer serious antibacterial  activity against bacteria.  And  not … Continue Reading…

Fashion FLash Today!

fashion flash logoThis week  Sheila of Painted Ladies is hosting Fashion Flash.  I love the range of  topics she covers including fashion, beauty, home and health. Join her huge number of followers  by subscribing to her wonderful site

Fashion Flash Giveaway tFashion Flash Giveaways:

Right now  we are in the middle of  our #getting Into green giveaway. We started off with an incredible package of four pieces of Ecco Bella makeup choosen by Tracy Anderson, Gweneth Paltrow’s favorite trainer.  Tracy designed four key  makeup looks with Ecco Bella  organic products and we  offered  the key items for Tracy’s “Bare” look. for workouts.  Its so fabulous I ordered them for myself.  I  have to admit I … Continue Reading…

It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week Jackie of Jackie Silver Style is hosting Fashion Flash. Beautiful, smart  AND wise Jackie  is one  of my favorite people on the planet. She is one of those  rare people who knows how to  do stuff really really well.  She sees new trends before anyone else  and  generously shares her knowledge. She  has great advice  on everything from food to tech, from  beauty to health.  Subscribe to her  site so that you won’t miss a single great post.

Make-up junkies brushFashion Flash Giveaway: Blend Smart Revolving Make-Up Brush

I totally admit to  being a makeup jukie, but I also admit I am not skilled at application. It … Continue Reading…

Make-Up Junkies Giveaway!

Make-up junkies brushI  have to admit it– I am a make-up junkie.  Tell me there is new highlighter that will erase lines, a new lipstick that lasts forever or another mascara which looks like false lashes– and I am sold.  Problem is– I  am just not very good applying make-up. More times  that I would like to count, I look in the mirror at work or even worse at a party and I can see my foundation is splotchy and uneven. I’ve tried liquids, creams, powders and pancakes and  they are failed to deliver.

That was  then. This is now.  When I first tried Blend Smart revolving brush at the International Beauty Show I could not believe the results.Applied by the make-up artist my face   looked poreless … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week the amazing Mirabai of Moving Free with Mirabai is hosting Fashion Flash.  There is no shortage of exercise and fitness advice online, but few  are nearly as smart and qualified as Mirabai.  She has more than five degrees  and certifications for exercise physiology.  There is not a bone or  muscle in the body  that she does not know and understand.  Her exercises not only can target   a problem they are individualized to meet the unique needs of your body.  Yes, she is that good.

Gap Fall Giveaway Gift CardFashion Flash Fabuous Fall Giveaways

This week I am giving away a $50 gift card of my go to … Continue Reading…