Its Fashion Flash Monday!

This week, the Glam Gals of Fabulous After 40 are hosting Fashion Flash.  I’ve been feeling so  much more confident about my fashion choices   and its due to the advice that I’ve gleaned from this incredible  site for fashion guidence. For example, in NYC everyone wears black all the the time.  No exaggeration.  But the fashion  mags are  always urging us to wear COLOR.  Every time I wear an orange sweater or blue dress I feel so self concious I can’t wait to get home and change.  Then the Glam Gals suggested that I use color in my accessories.  Now   I wear  my little black dress and  spike it with a green bag tied with a color drenched scarf and finished off with a pair of shiny black snakeskin shoes. I feel “fabulous” where ever … Continue Reading…

My Retin A Needs a Boost

I have been using  .o5% Retin A Micro  for almost four months and I have seen great results.  In the past two weeks I have noticed that the  healthy glow has faded a bit.  Its sort of  like a once great diet where you’ve stopped losing weight.  I don’t need to wait  between washing my face and applying this proven wrinkle fighter to my face to avoid irritation. Clearly my skin cells are now rather bored with my treatment. I need to, as Emeril would say, “crank it up a bit”.  I still have  about a quarter of  the $300 tube left and  I really don’t want to waste it.  I did a bit of research and  found that I could use  physical exfoliating tools  like Buff Puff  sponge to enhance the anti-aging effects.   Cleansing my face with a disposable abrasive sponge makes  the skin feel clean and smooth, and the glow is coming back.  I can finish this lower … Continue Reading…