Beauty

gray polish

After many years of professional manicures and wearing acrylic nails, I’m still learning. For many years now I’ve been wearing super dark polish. At first it was a lot of red, then I went to dark burgundy. After that I ventured into even darker, semi-glittery almost-black. Last year I fell in love with Essie’s Midnight […]

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Well, we may be the 50+ set, but that doesn’t mean we’re mature. (Just kidding!) Without a doubt the way we apply makeup changes through the years, or at least it should. When you’re younger, you can get away with very dramatic makeup and not scare everyone (think bright blue eyeshadow, for example.) Wearing that […]

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Favorite Things: Aquaphor

Yes, it’s an oldie, but it’s still a goodie, and one of my favorite things: Aquaphor.  I was using it faithfully for a long time, then in the spirit of trying new products to see what other new goodies I could discover, it fell by the wayside.  It was only recently that I restarted my […]

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Favorite Things Eyebrow Pencil

I’ve found the eyebrow pencil to be one of my favorite things – a must-do on even the most streamlined of make-up days.  Defining the eyebrows is especially important if you have thinning or light-colored hair; they frame and focus attention on your lovely eyes.  I’ve been on a search for the perfect eyebrow pencil […]

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As the year draws to a close, I thought I’d share with you a few of my favorite things from 2013. These are all in the beauty/drugstore category – it seems that every woman I know is perpertually on the lookout for the next “greatest thing” when it comes to skin & hair care and […]

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I know this video has been all around the Internet lately (almost 5 million views, in fact), but I think it’s appropriate to share it once again.  Dustin Hoffman eloquently describes his experience in becoming a woman for the film “Tootsie“, and how in the process, he realized that he missed the opportunity to meet […]

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I’ve been a big fan of using an eye-illuminating pencil for some years now.  One of my fav’s is from Benefit – “High Brow”. It literally lasts forever and is great for illuminating not only the area under the brow arch, but also the lower lid, mouth,etc. Just watch the video below for some great […]

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