Its Fashion Flash Monday!

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:

1.  It was designed  by a … Continue Reading…

The Anti-Aging iphone App

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…