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

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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

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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.

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Enter Gap Fall Giveaway!

Gap Fall Giveaway Gift CardDon’t miss the  great   brands in the Fashion Flash Fall Giveaway. Today we  add a $50 Gap gift card to spend on any thing that you fall in love with  at the Gap, Old Navy or Banana Reublic.

IMHO  everything I want to wear  can be found as these iconic stores.  From underwear to coats,  these trio of stores covers all my fashion needs. I started shopping at the Gap  after college and although my jean size  has steadily  inched up, I never leave empty handed.  This year my Gap “hello to fall” outfit  includes a pair of leopard flats, a ruffled jean jacket and a pair of new black jeans.

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It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoI am so excited to be hosting Fashion Flash in the first week of fall. Although the temp  is going to hit 90 degrees in NYC today, the Fashion FLash bloggers are  thinking about a  fall lifestyle of apples, Halloween and football.

-Allison of Never Say Die Beauty  is getting back to crocheting, a craft that  is especially relaxing and fun as the weather  gets cooler.  Here’s the easy,elegant  and lightweight shawl she made that is perfect for the transitional weather we’re having now.

Barbara Hannah Grufferman, author of the soon-to-be-released LOVE YOUR AGE: The Small Step Solution to a Better, Longer, Happier Life ( National Geographic 2/6/18) shares the results of a recent survey focusing  on what motivates people to stay fit.  Want to know what the #1 … Continue Reading…