August is Wellness Month, and more specifically, Wednesday, August 15th is National Relaxation Day! And yes, in the perfect world there should be some relaxation built into every day, but too many of us let self-care take a back seat in our busy lives. If you already practice wellness, then maybe you don't need a reminder. I try really hard to remember to incorporate wellness into … [Read more...] about 15 Ways to Celebrate National Wellness Month
With winter upon us - and the election finally behind us - your health and sanity are not the only things in need of attention. Your beauty is an important consideration, too. After all, with colder temps comes drier air - and that air, in search of moisture, starts to suck it out of your skin and hair. And dryness equals wrinkles, breakage, and a reminder that being a so-called natural beauty … [Read more...] about Five Beautiful Ways to Prep for the Onslaught of Winter
Need any good makeup tips? Yeah, I thought so. Who can't use a refresher every once in a while? Every time I sit down to apply makeup I wonder if I'm keeping up with my so-called midlife face, which seems to sprout those "extras" every time I look: extra lines, extra hairs (ugh! facial hair!) , extra sun spots. Looking in the mirror doesn't get dull, that's for sure! A recent beauty and … [Read more...] about Bobbi Brown’s Makeup Tips
I got a short email today from one of my readers: "My skin used to be so oily, I was always complaining about the shine. And now that I'm going through menopause, things have changed. It's so dry that it feels like my face will crack! I'd like to get some oil back. Any ideas?" I can relate. My own skin used to be so oily and greasy that I'd never go anywhere without those anti-shine wipes. I … [Read more...] about Beauty Q: Help for Dry Skin?