Winter Sessions III: Spring Outfit Ideas and Why Blogging is a Risk Worth Taking

With no permission from me, 2018 licensed itself as The Year of Risk and that includes fashion risks. Valentine’s Day is behind us. Lent has become and Easter is near. Baseball season is underway. The cherry blossoms have begun to bloom. All of this means one thing: Spring is in the air! This week I’m

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

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

Opposites Attract: A Striped, Summer Dress and Motorcycle Boots

I love the tomboy feel of a feminine skirt over tough-girl boots. For this look, I paired my tried-and-true motorcycle boots and suede, cropped motorcycle jacket with a nautical-striped dress and plain white tee-shirt for a playful ensemble of opposites. What I’m wearing: Dress is by Charlie Jade and old, but this dress and this dress have a

Holiday Hair and Makeup Tutorial: Get A Professional, Festive Look at Home

Just in time for your holiday festivities, I’m sharing my holiday hair and makeup tutorial to help you get the look of a professional blow out and makeup application at home in your own bathroom.   Last week, I had a rare and special occasion to attend the movie premiere for “The Tribes of Palos