This week the host of Fashion Flash is Kari of Fab Over 40. This constantly updated site has become my go-to spot for all things beauty. In recent weeks she has profiled five new delicious lingerie brands, a new long lasting lipstick with vitamins and without parabens, and a honey bath scrub from Laura Mercier. I have to admit I want them all.
I often have problems with celebrity beauty tips. When asked how they maintain a perfect body they claim a) they never diet, b) drink a gallon of water a day or c) they inherrited their goods looks. Seriously?
By contrast, Beth Chamberlin, star of the late, great Guiding Light, not only honestly admits her body problems, she shares her real diet and fitness strategies. Beth and her husband, Dr Peter Roy developed a popular Kettlebell program that … Continue Reading… →
This weeks host is Jodell at BLack Cat Plus. My beautiful aunt was a plus size woman and I remember how frustating it was for her to shop for clothes. She would often delay looking for a new outfit, stating she was waiting to lose weight. Today there are so many amazing choices for plus size women and Jodell describes them vividly. Black Cat Plus would have been such a wonderful resource for her. Recently Cat profiled beautiful grey clothing including a spectacular grey vest with draped edges. Perfect for work and dinners out.
And this week I’m really excited to see my BFF Beth Chamberlin starring on Law and Order: Special Victims Unit on Dec 7. She played Beth Spaulding on Guiding Light and legions of fans are still mourning … Continue Reading… →
When asked for their beauty secrets many celebrities either credit their mother’s genes or drinking lots of special spring water. Maybe they do, but in addition they rarely leave their house without a professional hair blow-out. In recent years I’ve been getting frequent compliments about my hair and people ask what shampoo or conditioner I use and or how do I cover my grey. But when I tell them my “secret” I can see they are not convinced, saying that I have great hair. I don’t. I have very ordinary hair, but I do have a strategy that I learned from an honest star — I get it professionally blown out. On the left my hair doing what it wants to do. The top half is flat and and the bottom is frizzy. In between, … Continue Reading… →
Its just three days to Beauty Bash, an amazing beauty and health expo that will be held in NYC on Oct 1&2. I am putting the finishing touches on the presentation I will be doing with Kari of Fabulous Over Forty. We are offering ” The Top Ten Skincare and Make-Up Tips on Sunday Oct 2 at 10:30. Beauty Bash will also feature two of my favorite doctors. Dr Ellen Marmur will be speaking on skin cancer and melanoma on Saturday at 3:40 and on Sunday from 10-4 pm Dr Albert Lefkovits will be doing free skin cancer checks.
Midday Saturday, The Glam Gals from Fabulous After 40 are going to have you looking fab in a hands on, interactive workshop. This dynamic duo are going to be reviewing the five common faux pas women make and teach you how to go from from fruumpy to fabulous with a few … Continue Reading… →