Fashion Flash Today!

fashion flash logoThis week Erika of Notes From My Dressing Table is hosting Fashion Flash.  I love her sense of humour,  her lavender hair, fabulous photography and her enthusiasm for all things beauty.  Erika throws a wide net in her beauty reviews.  She roadtests  cleansers, masks, exfoliators, foundations, eyeliners, bronzers and  lippies of all colors and formulas.   Subscribe to her site  to  see why I am such a fan.

 

Fashion Flash Book Review-- Facial MagicFashion Flash Book Review:  Facial Magic by Cynthia Rowland

I am often asked why I started to publish No-Nonsense beauty Blog.  My reply?  I wanted to share the most effective beauty advice and alert people to products … Continue Reading…

Question: What is the Best Type of Facial Exercise

question: Facial ExerciseQuestion:  What is the best type of facial exercise?  One expert  recommends  blowing out  my cheeks 10X a day.  Another recommends twisting  my  lips  from one side to the other.   Do any  facial exerices deliver on their promises?

Answer:  Facial exercises are much like exercises  for any other part of the body.  Some  are beneficial, some  do nothing and some can actually make  matters worse. Vigorous facial exercises  that twist, pucker or contort the face put increased strain on collagen fibers –and actually do  more harm than good.  These movements  stress and strain  the skin and  increase wrinkling. However isometric exercises contract and lift isolated muscles.  This  brings oxygen and  increased blood supply to the muscles that  can  lift and smooth the contours of the face.  According to facial … Continue Reading…

No-Nonsense on the Radio

True story.  I was at  a blogger meetup at the HBA, a huge beauty expo, when I was introduced to a very pretty young woman with  a popular  blog called Aging Backwards.  I was a bit put off. What  would this young woman know about aging?  When she told me her age I was shocked– and impressed.  I decided that  if she could look like that at her age she certainly   knew her stuff. Her blog is now part of the Fashion Flash group and Jackie  also  co-hosts the  The Ageless Sisters, a well-known radio show with Cynthia Rowland —  and this week I was   delighted to be a guest.  The Ageless Sisters  asked such  great  questions that I   uploaded  the full interview to share it with you.  From Invisalign to the new BB creams to the No-Nonsense  beauty … Continue Reading…