This 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 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? 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… →
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… →