It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week one of my favorite beauty gurus, Marcia of Beauty Info Zone is hosting Fashion Flash. With  her background in education Marcia  drills down to explains  how to pick  the right products for all your beauty needs. In honor of upcoming Earth Day, our bloggers  have reached back in their archives for their best posts that  help both our skin and the planet.

 

Fashion Flash  Book Review:How to Be a Redhead by Adrienne and Stephanie Vendeti

My college  roomate Erin was fair skined, freckled with a cloud of curly red hair.  We spent hours pouring through fashion magazines and self  help books for  the right color of eyeshadow,  lip pencil or styles for her  super curly red hair.  Most of the time, Erin would give up and just … Continue Reading…

Pumpkin– the Holiday Beauty Food

pumpkinsPlump, round and orange pumpkin are virtually synonymous with fall.  Carved into gouls for Halloween  or baked  into pies for  Thanksgiving, pumpkins are a staple  when leaves turn red and gold.

No question that pumpkins are adorable, but are they healthy?  Short answer, yes.  Pumpkins are packed  with beta carotene and vitamin A.  Even better, 4 oz of roasted pumpkin   clocks in at less than 40 calories.  By comparison, the same size portion of  roast potatoes add up to  tktk.  Pumpkin also has respectable amounts of vitamin C.  Despite  its stringy texture , it is  not a good source of fiber.

Adding Pumpkin to Your Menus

When selecting pumpkins for eating, rather than carving look for small, firm and deeply orange pumpkins. WHen making pies, most people use canned … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoI’m hosting Fashion  Flash this July 4th  weekend  and our bloggers  are in the holiday  mood:

* Our Diva Debbi is a Polyvore addict with more than 12,000 followers and over 4.5 million views of her fashion sets.  This week she celebrates the Fourth of July with a cheeky  beach outfit with a fabulous pair of Toms.

* Josephine of Chic  At Any Age  believes that a classic perfume adds a final touch  to being chic. And now you can can get fantastic quintessentially  British  perfumes at a bargin price.  Available  in both the US and UK.  Hurry, offer ends July 13.

* Positive Living advocate Barbara Hannah Gufferman of the Best of Everything After  Fifty  knows why women live longer than men… and she reveals the secret right here!

* Jodell of … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion Flash logoThis week the fabulous Kari of Fab Over Forty is hosting Fashion Flash.    And now that we  can count  on more than one day of sunshine at a time, our bloggers are deep into spring.  For example, Fabulous After 40 shares three styles of spring dresses for women over 40,  Aging  Backwards has great spring cleaning tips and Positive Living  Advocate Barbara Hannah Grufferman  chats with a dating coach  for advice about  dating over 50.  At No-Nonsense Beauty Blog  I look at ways to layer different skin care products (including sunscreen, antioxidants and serums), to make sure you  get the very  best results.

Fashion Flash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review:  Toss the Gloss by Andrea … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion Flash logoThis week Deb Boland of Fabulous After 40 is hosting  Fashion Flash.  With the holidays  just days away,  the Fashion Flash bloggers are bursting with seasonal spirit.  For example:

* Aging Backwards  shares holiday  beauty  tips

* Prime Beauty has a holiday special for a unique skin peel

* Menopause Makeover offers 10  tips to reduce holiday stress

* Moving Free with Mirabai shares an exercise  routine that reduces  holiday overload

* The Best of Everything Over Fifty  shares a video that shows how to love your hair  whether is short or long straight or curly– perfect   timing for holiday parties.

* And  these days  dresses  with sleeves are  as rare as  white rhinos.  But  40 + Style  has rounded up a  selection of these rarities  that are both beautiful … Continue Reading…