Beauty and the Bottle by Deb Chase

alcohol Holding a sparkling cocktail  on St Patrick’s Day can seem like  the height of sophistication   but its really the fast track to aging.  Alcohol whether its in a cheap beer or aged scotch is toxic to living cells.  It floods the body with free radicals, slows  circulation, robs the skin of moisture  and ruptures blood vessels in the skin.  If you have  numerous  little red lines on your face, blame alcohol.

But alcohol is much more than a cosmetic problem.  A new study from  the World Health organization (WHO)  estimated that 3 million people die each year from excessive  drinking.  In fact the study links alcohol consumption to  more than 200 diseases including heart disease, liver failure,  numerous types of cancers, violence and auto  accidents.  Even worse alcohol significantly lowers  immunity from infections  … Continue Reading…

I’m Hosting Fashion Flash Monday!

This weekend, Fashion Flasher Geri of Fabulous Over Fifty hosted the amazing Beauty Bash in New York City.  For the first time, eight Fashion Flashers were together at one time.  We went out to dinner at Olives in the W Hotel and were having such a good time that a  young women came  over to find out who we were.  When she heard about Beauty Bash, she and her friends bought tickets and came to hear the lectures and visit the booths.  It was that good!  And in between giving presentations and talking to the over 1000 women who came to   visit, we kept blogging.  This week:

* Kari of  Fab Over Forty insists that beauty does not have to be complicaed, giving us  a few quick beauty fixes to  make … Continue Reading…