This week Jodell of Black Cat Plus is hosting Fashion Flash. This terriffic plus size site is living proof that style has no size. I love how Jodell explains how to enjoy top trends at any shape and age. Jodell is also a committed activist against fat shaming and discrimination and I am so proud to know and work with her.
Fashion Flash Beauty Icons
This week I got an invitation from HSN to join their “Skinspiration” discussion that explored the beauty icons that ifluenced me. I have so many that it is hard to pick just one. I love the style and highlights of Jennifer Aniston’s hair. I admire her casual All-American style during the day and her … Continue Reading… →
Rubies, the deep red birthstone of July is the rarest and most valuable of all gemstones. Since prehistoric times rubies have been mined in Thailand and Burma. Ancient Indian beliefs held that if a man offered rubies to the gods, he would become king or emperor in his next life ( the actual upgrade in next life depended on the quality of the rubies he offered to the gods)
The clear, rich, red tones of the ruby are very flattering for all colorings, except ruddy skin tones and red hair. Rubies warm up pale and yellow skin tones and enhance most shades of blonde, gray, black and brown hair. They are usually set in gold and work beautifully with polished daytime and after five clothing.