Video Tutorial: How to Use Retin-A Without Getting Red and Flaky

Retin-A is one of the most powerful products on the market for preventing wrinkles, fighting acne, and reversing sun damage, and yet many women overlook it for one reason: They’re using it wrong. With one very simple modification to your routine, you can start using Retin-A today for a more beautiful, radiant, healthy complexion. Here’s

Winter Sessions II: What’s In the Water?

Plants become dormant in the winter, so why shouldn’t we? Photosynthesis slows and growth stops. But science tells us that this period is critical to a plant’s survival and prepares them for growth in the spring. Taking my cues from nature, I’m watering those deeply planted seeds and preparing for growth. Here’s what’s in the

Winter Sessions I: Finding Creative Inspiration in the New Year

A new year has begun and I’m on the hunt for inspiration, pursuing anything that feeds my mind, body, and spirit, and keeps my creativity and productivity high. As such, I bring you the first of Present Perfect’s Winter Sessions, featuring ten things that are reenergizing me and fueling my creative fire. By the end of

Why Style Matters More After 40: An over-40 style blogger explains

I’m often asked why I blog about style even though I’m over 40 years old. The question is meant kindly, but the implication is clear: Do people really care what a woman wears if she isn’t 20-something, hot, famous, or all of the above? The answer is “yes” and here’s why. Popular culture, the beauty