Its Fashion Flash Monday and this weeks’s host is Jodell of Black Cat Plus. Today she is featuring Simply Silk, an online-label that has a totally useable collection of simple tunics and pants topped with eye-catching tops. The Glam Gals at Fabulous After Forty are exploring how to wear summer white. I’ve bought several white pieces, but felt I looked huge, like a nurse or like a huge nurse. Now I get it– just add color! Hot AND exhausted? Over at Menopause Makeover, Staness offers great tips on dealing with sleep problems during menopause.
Now that bare arms season is here for real, I am especially aware of what I eat. This week, I looked at The South Beach Diet. I am really impressed by the design of this plan for three key reasons:
It sounds like a missing Outer Limits episode– red and blue lights from a phone that can cure acne, heal wounds and diminish wrinkles. But there is actually good science behind it. Called LED ( Light Emitting Diode) lights, the different colored lights have different skin benefits. The blue lights kill bacteria in the pores which are linked to acne breakkouts; the red lights have been shown to increase natural skin collagen and elastin– thus reducing signs of aging.
If you are lucky enough to have an iphone, you can download these LED lights for less than $2. You simply select the color of light that meets your needs and hold the phone against the skin for two minutes. These LED lights are also used in spa facials, offered by dermatologists, and available in specialized home LED models. Keep in mind that while the wavelength of the LED lights in the iphone are the … Continue Reading… →