I don't have a tattoo, but I admire them on others, done right. I imagine that if I were younger or bolder (or both), I might even get one. But recently I've begun to notice an interesting (and disturbing) phenomenon when it comes to body art. It's a sad fact of life: as we age, our skin sags (due to things like weight fluctuation, collagen loss and sun damage), and sometimes takes down the … [Read more...] about Tattoo Regret
Life events can be a series of the simple and straightforward. A situation happens; we deal with it. And then, we move on. Except when they're not simple and straightforward. Consider breast cancer. Those two words are often wrought with a much more complicated and oftentimes knotty web to navigate. What comes before breast cancer: A feeling of relative security; a going-about-my-life … [Read more...] about What Comes After Breast Cancer?
I recently received an email from a reader, bemoaning the brown spots on her face, asking my advice on ways to treat them. "Aside from wrinkles and dry skin, I'm now finding these brown spots popping up on my cheeks and forehead. It seems that every time I look in the mirror, there's a new one. Any advice is welcome!" Aside from doing a lot of health-related research, I do my fair share of beauty … [Read more...] about Beauty Q: Help for Brown Spots