Fashion Flash Today!

fashion flash logoThis week one of our newest bloggers, Tania of Fifty is Not Old, is hosting Fashion Flash. I totally agree with Tania that Fifty is not old, but  too many designers and fashion editors tend to void my tribe. Tania is a pathfinder that shows how to  add style, color and southern  charm to  any wardrobe.  Equally important is her recognition that  our clothing NEEDS  change  as  the years go by.  Most of us  work from the home and do not need   a closet  full of authoritative suits dresses  and pumps.  Nor do we  spend the day in a car ferrying  our kids from one event to another.  We need comfortable clothing that is still chic  and flattering.  Leggings and tunics with cute shoes are now our new “uniform” … Continue Reading…

It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week, Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash!  She is that rare blogger that  knows how  to ask all the right questions to  develop truely valuable lifstyle posts.  I  have  seen her in action and  she is uber  impressive. Interviewing  a brand Cindy drills down to uncover the unqiue   properties of each  beauty product, how  it works, how to use it and  which  skin type would benefit. Before I  do some retail therapy at Sephora, I  check out reviews on Prime Beauty to help me pick exactly what I  need.  If you already subscibe to Prime Beauty, you know what I am talking about.  If not,  sign up  so that you don’t  miss  a single post.

It’s Fashion Flash Monday

fashion flash logoThis  week the incredible Cindy  from Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash. She is an amazing  make-up guru and I rarely  make a purchase  without checking her recommendations.  The few times that I have been swept away  by an ad or  display that  has not been evaluated by Prime Beauty  the result   has been a waste of time and money.  She swatches literally every  make up she recommends so I know the true shade, texture and fragrance before  I buy it.  I love shopping online, but I often can’t tell  the true color of a foundation, lipstick of eye shadow.  But Cinndy has  done the heavy lifting and I can use her evaluations to order a new product online– and love the results.  Yes, she is … Continue Reading…

Olympic Beauty Care

Olympic beauty tipsThe Summer Olympics of 2016 is the year of the women.  Strong, beautiful and determined, they dominated attention in the  swimming, track and gymnastic events. But these incredible  athletes are still women and they have developed  beauty care  routinues to meet the challenges of training and competing.  There are four key areas that they address– dry skin, body hair, dry hair and water resistant make-up.

Committment to Sun Protection

From  soccer players to synchronized swimmers, athletes in the Summer Olympics are exposed to unrelenting UV rays. While they are decades away from skin aging, they are at increased risk of  skin cancer.  In fact ,the Skin Cancer Foundation reports that in the last 30 years there are more cases of skin cancer than all other cancers combined. … Continue Reading…

Welcome to Fashion Flash!

fashion flash logoThis week, Barbara of Best of Everything After 50 is hosting Fashion Flash.  SHe has fast become  the role  model for our generation.  She inspires me everyday with her energy, commitment and  joy.  She has  a positive view  of againg  that makes me feel proud of my past and  excited to see what happens next. This  month  she is training for the NYC Marathon and  has not  let the  hot steamy weather stop her– and she is still smiling.

Fashion FLash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review:  Asian Beauty by Margaret Kimura

When evaluating lifestyle books, I look  for two key factors– the credentials of … Continue Reading…

It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week I am  delighted that  Erika of Notes From My Dressing Table is hosting Fashion Flash. To me  she is a kindred spirit trying out new beauty tools and posting the results.  his week she posted  a new hair color that is a greyish ashy  blonde that is totally flattering to her skin and eyes.  I love to see what she  is trying out and you will too.

Fashion Flash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review: Great Hair by Nick Arrojo

You probably  know Nick Arrojo  from What Not To Wear where  he changes a woman’s life with sissors and a hairdryer.  He is … Continue Reading…

It’s Fashion Flash Monday

fashion flash logoThis  week  Marica of Beauty Info Zone is hosting Fashion Flash.  She is  one of my ery  top go to  beauty gurus.  She is totally committed to scoping out the benefits of every  product and  I have learned to just  her recommendations.  SHe is also of  our generation and understands   the  challenges  we face picking the right cleanser,  moisturizer and make-up of every sort. Its advice you can trust.

 

Fashion Flash on money and healthFashion Flash on Health and Money

I have pretty much stopped  buying  magazines. One  month they  offer five new hairstyles and three new meatloaf recipes.  The next month … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week Jackie of Aging Backwards is hosting Fashion Flash.  When I first met  Jackie  I have to admit I was slightly annoyed that this young woman  had so  much advice about aging  and she clearly  was years away from the aging health and beauty  problems.  Then I found out that Jackie was over 50 and right then and there I decided that this girl  cerainly knew something. Not only does she  has a broad knowlwdge  she has almost an instinct  for the right answer. She turned  me onto cabbage jucie  for stomach  problems, B12 for fatigue and taught me how  pose for great photos. She  is also an amazing cinematographer and you can see some of her videos and slideshows on  the Fashion Flash Youtube chanel. … Continue Reading…