Imitation as Flattery? Not Always!

Imitation may be fine for fashion, but it can be troublesome in other arenas. Imitation is human nature. Often without our consciously realizing it, we copy looks we see in magazines, on television, and in the general popular culture around us. It’s how trends are born. Those who determine trends—the runway artists, if [...]

2021-02-22T18:10:43-07:00By |Beauty Myths, Inspiration, Skin Issues|

Five Little Questions: See How Much Mother Nature Rules Your World

Fighting Mother Nature! Conflicted about getting a cosmetic procedure done? As we age, it’s really common for women to secretly fantasize about getting some work done. Mirrors quickly become a tool for seeing not what we do look like but what we could look like: pushing up those chin wattles, pulling back the skin [...]

2021-02-22T18:10:43-07:00By |Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetics, Stress|

Just a Number

Did you have a September birthday? You must at least know someone who does. September is the biggest birthday month of year. So, I’m using my soapbox today to suggest you celebrate aging. Yes, celebrate. Do it with the reckless abandon of an eight-year-old, no matter how many multiples of eight your age [...]

2012-09-30T18:15:24-06:00By |Inspiration, Uncategorized|

Glowing Skin: No Sun Required

Back in the ‘80s, a Texas-based cosmetics company called BeautiControl started a bit of a craze.  In living rooms and coffee shops across the nation, big-haired women with pinch-rolled jean-cuffs and over-sized neon earrings could be heard asking, “What season are you?” A woman’s “season” described her skin tone and what colors of [...]

2012-09-18T14:39:56-06:00By |Health, Skin Facts|
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