Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week Marylou of Second Lives Club is hosting Fashion Flash. In a sea of personal  and how- to blogs, Second Lives Club is a unique site that profiles  women who made large, wonderful changes in their lives.  Not only does it give me courage to reach a little further and try a little harder, Second Lives Club  shows life choice  pathways  that  actually work.

Fashion Flash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review:  I’ll Drink to That by Betty Halbrich

Betty Halbrich  is considered a fashion institution in NYC. She has worked with designs legends including Geoffrey Beene and  Chester Weinberg and for more than 25 years  she has run the personal shopper service at Bergdorf Goodman.  Her client list includes  some of the most photographed  in the world including  Lauren … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion FLash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week Debbi  of Diva Debbi  is hosting Fashion Flash. She is the queen of Polyvore with IMO the most flattering and useful  outfits online.  And  this  month  she is featured in Real Simple  magazine!

 

 

Fashion Flash Book Review: Buns, Braids and TwistsFashion Flash Book Review : Braids, Buns and Twists by Christina Butcher

DIY should be my middle name. I love trying to master  new skills that put me in charge of my life.   This year I’ve lerned how to bake bread and take down wall paper.  When  I found Braids, Buns, and Twists, I finally found  a  book to  make  me into the  up-do master for my two granddaughters.

This  well-designed book provides  step by step details for more than 80 different casual and dressy up-do’s.  … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week, Cindy of Prime Beauty is  hosting Fashion Flash!  There  is certainly  no shortage of beauty bloggers and each year  they seem to be getting younger and  younger.  I’m no longer startled when a well known blogger turns out to be working out of her dorm room. Cindy  is on  many best beauty blogs list and I have learned to  trust  her experience and judgement.  If you  follow  Prime Beauty  you know what I mean.  If  she  is new  to you , you’re in for a treat.

 Fashion Flash Book Review: 200 Tips, Techiques and Natural Recipes for natural beautyFashion Flash Book Review:  200 Tips, Techniques and Natural Recipes for Natural Beauty by Shannon Buck

I get weekly questions  about DIY skin and hair products and I’ve uploaded a … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash.  She is my go-to expert  for  all things make-up  and fragrance.  She has a unique ability to drill down into the  details of a product to help me find exactly what I need.  For example if  I need a eye liner, I automatically click on Prime Beauty  to find  profiles of different options  at a range of prices.  She does the  hard work so that I don’t waste my time  or  my money.  Subscribe to this site  so that you don’t miss  some of the best beauty advice on the web.

No-Nonsense Book Review: SingleNo-Nonsense Book Review:  Single by Judy Ford

Last week I had lunch with a good friend who just celebrated the first year of a successful new … Continue Reading…

The New No-Nonsense Beauty Tool Kit

Beauty Tool KitIts been two years since I published my first Beauty Tool Kit on No-Nonsense Beauty Blog.   Over time, both my skin and the products  have certainly changed.   As a beauty  junkie, I have to admit it was challenging to pick my  must-haves for a curated collection of skin care  tools, rather  than a large  plastic tub of interesting but not essential  cleansers, moisturizers  and  masks.

This  tool kit of 25 products   meet the needs  of my skin profile — over age 50, sensitive and slightly oily.  I look  first for the least expensive but high quality formulations.  My skin care needs also vary  by season as well as ongoing treatments.  For example, if  I treat my skin to a peel, I will use my mildest cleanser  and an effective moisturizer.  In the  summer, my skin needs … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis  week  it  my turn to  host Fashion Flash!  I am so proud to be part of this group of smart, determined women  who share the  best and latest information in fitness, fashion, health and beauty:

* Josephine of Chic At Any Age shows  how to stay chic and on trend by wearing a “blanket wrap”.

* Fashion blogger Pam Lutell of Over 50, Feeling 40 shares a great new book Style Evolution by Kendall Farr.

* Feeling stressed? Me to! As the holidays approach stress starts to build. Mirabai of Moving Free with Mirabai suggests  some easy exercises to get that stress burden off you  back.

* Besides Ebola, the next biggest media topic this week was the change in Renee Zellweger’s face.  DivaDebbi weighed in last year on the Renee controversy … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week Barbara of Best of Everything After 50 is hosting Fashion Flash. Last week  she was on Dr Phil and this week ( Tuesday)  she  will on  the Doctors talking about   bladder  issues that is  one of the  silent issues  that  many women face as they get older.  She is also  spokeperson for the national Osteoporosis  Foundation and her series of exercises  on Youtube  are so important  for good bone health She is a courageous and positive voice for women over 50 and I am so proud that she is  part of Fashion Flash.

Fashion Flash Book Review:  Face Value by  Hema Sundaram, MD

Some of the most serious questions  on skin care  that come to  my blog are from South Asian  men and women.  Many deal with the appearance of dark paches that spread and darken as time goes by. Even more troubling, … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week the always elegant Josephine of Chic At Any Age is hosting Fashion Flash. She is one of those rare women that  looks effortlessly chic  whether  she is relaxing in the sun or attending a concert at Albert Hall.   I tend to stare at these women trying to deconstruct what they  did to  look so good.  When I discovered  Chic At Any Age  it was like the Rosetta Stone for style.  She explains  the reasons behind her fashion choices in a way that I adapt her ideas to my style isues.  If you’re already a fan  you know what I mean.  If  Chic At Any Age is new to you, you will have  a lot of fun drilling down  into her archives for beautiful, wearable fashion ideas.

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