I 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… →
I 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 Beautyis 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… →
The week Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash. IMHO Cindy is simply one of the best beauty bloggers online. She cares passionately about every single item we put on our face and body and I have learned to trust my face ( and money) with her reviews and opinions. Prime Beauty is aimed at women over 40, but her advice is valid for women of any age. Subscribe to her site not to miss a single post.
Fashion Flash Book Review: Make-Up Manual by Color Me Beautiful
The Color Me Beautiful franchise began more than 30 years ago. It divided women into four … Continue Reading… →
This week I am so happy to host Fashion Flash on the first fall Monday. Our bloggers are equally inspired sharing their favorite posts. Covering health, reinvention, beauty, fitness and fashion we look at our lives through our 50 + eyes to choose the paths that are right for us, not our daughters.
-Barbara, author of Best of Everything After 50 and Huffington Post Contributor has discovered the path to true happiness. Here are 6 simple steps to be happy…starting now.
-Mary Lou of Second Lives Club profiles a woman who just wanted to find an interesting piece of statuary for her garden. Now she runs a successful business recycling, repairing, renting or selling these statures. Who knew a second life could stem from your garden.
I am especially happy to be hosting Fashion Flash on Easter weekend. Its a wonderful time of new beginnings symbolized by budding flowers, delicate vegetables and gorgeous painted eggs. Our bloggers are bursting with fashion, beauty and heath ideas that are infused with spring:
*Inka of Glamour Granny Travels discovers the origin of the Easter Bunny and Easter eggs and finds the world’s largest hand made chocolate egg.
*Josephine of Chic At Any Age shows how to style a cream top for a spring break in the English countryside.
*Spring is finally here and you can find signs of it everywhere– even on your nails.Lisa from Beauty Info Zone shares some of the new KBS Shimmer polishes that will have you loving this … Continue Reading… →
I’m hosting Fashion Flash this week and I am so excited that fall is just a few days away. This week I realized that I was bored with my summer clothes and looking forward to “sweater weather”. This week the Fashion Flash bloggers are also feeling the changes in the seasons:
* After a long hot summer, our hair needs a little extra help. See the fabulous results that Prime Beauty got for her thinning hair from Visiscal Extra Strength Hair Growth Supplements– and enter to win a lifetime supply.
* Josephine of Chic At Any Age has the inside track on packing for an autumn trip to London.
This week Josephine of Chic At Any Age is hosting Fashion Flash. As she moves between London and St Tropez, Josephine has a steady stream of style ideas that work for women over 50. She has an intuitive sense of color, fabric and fit that has been so helpful for me in choosing clothing , especially for travel and special occasions. For the under 30 Fashionistas, after five dressing boils down to exposing as much skin as possible. Josephine shows how to look elegant and festive without exposing less than perfect body parts. She also has great ideas for hem lengths, footwear options, outerwear and just the right accessories. I especially value her fashion advice in wet and or cold weather. Subscribe to this wonderful site and you won’t … Continue Reading… →
This week the amazing Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash. She is my favorite make-up expert, and I never buy a lipstick, blush or liner without checking our her site for recommendations. Quite simply, this lady is never wrong! Subscribe to her site to get all her wonderful advice.
Fashion Flash Book Review: Green is The New Black by Tasmin Blanchard
April is Earth Month and Green is the New Black is the perfect book to review this week. At this point most of us are all too aware of environmental challenges like air pollution from cars, chemicals in the … Continue Reading… →