HOW’S YOUR FACIAL FITNESS?

A couple of weeks ago I modeled for the web launch of a new product called Face Fitnez.  The premise is simple, if we can tone the muscles in our body through exercise, why not the muscles in our face?  I’m a bit of a skeptic, so for me, the jury is still out, but […]

OUR FAVORITE THINGS

On my recent reunion with far flung friends from college days, we thought it would be fun to steal a page from Oprah’s playbook and gift each other with one of our “Favorite Things”.  Since there were nine of us, and none of us are Oprah, we set a $20 limit and each brought a […]

THE SKIN WE’RE IN

This is me, age eight, the same age my daughter is now.  Look at all those cute little freckles.  Somewhere along the line, they stopped being cute freckles and became “brown spots”, “sun damage” and “hyper pigmentation”.  They’re bigger now and decidedly not cute.  I’ve used hydroquinone, lasers, chemical peels and most recently, a Dermaroller […]

THE DAILY FACE

Unless I’m being photographed, or going “out”, I keep my make-up pretty minimal.  Minimal at 39 1/2 is a tad more than minimal was at 20-something.  Back then it was a swipe of lip gloss & a little mascara. This is my daily ritual now, I mix Elizabeth Arden Prevage advanced anti-aging serum (this is […]

IT’S EASY BEING GREEN

my grandmother’s garden 1977 You don’t have to grow your own – today’s natural grocery stores and organic purveyors have  made it EASY to get your greens:  Here’s a product I found at Whole Foods and LOVE, I love the name, I love the convenience packaging and I love the mix.  Make a quick salad, […]

DIY – GEL MANICURE

The pictures really say it all in this post, but here’s the skinny:  I get a gel or shellac manicure every couple of weeks.  I love getting my hair or make-up done, but when it comes to mani/pedi’s I have a really hard time sitting still for so long, which makes me kind of dread […]