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3 Beauty Products For Women Over 40

3 Beauty Products For Women Over 40

Today I wanted to share 3 Beauty Products For Women Over 40, I'm using and why I like them. All of these products, I received as samples in my Birchbox over the last year. I tried them, loved them, and then ordered them. (Of course you don't have to be over 40 to use them but they are good for our age.) These are old news, but I still love my … [Read more...]

My January Birchbox


Hey ladies! It's Saturday and it's catch up day for me! I haven't shared my Birchbox with you in a while so I thought I'd share my January box with you today. If you don't know what Birchbox is all about, you can go here. This month was a good box! Heres's what I received: 1. Fruit Pigmented Mascara-I can't wait to try this! It thickens … [Read more...]

31 Days Of Fall Fashion & Beauty Tips

31 Days of Fall Fashion & Beauty Tips

Hi there! Welcome to 31 days of fall fashion & beauty tips! If you don't know what this is all about, it's basically where bloggers blog for 31 days straight during the month of October. Yeah, I know it's kind of crazy!! I did this last year and had so much fun, I thought I'd do it again. I might have lost my mind! We're going to … [Read more...]

Unlock Your Softer Side with Suave Body Care

Unlock Your Softer Side-Suave Body Care

Everyday life can be rough, but Suave® Body Care is helping women everywhere realize that it doesn’t mean they have to be. Suave is teaming up with TV host, author and mom Wendy Williams to encourage everyone to Unlock their Softer Side, from their skincare routines to their mindsets. Wendy is “softening” up with Suave – a departure from her … [Read more...]

How To Contour and Highlight Your Face

How to Contour & Highlight Your Face

I love to experiment with makeup. I'm not a makeup artist but I've always wanted to be one. I could spend hours on the computer watching makeup videos. One of the things I've started doing in the last year is to contour and highlight my face. Contouring and highlighting has been around a long time. What does it actually do? It helps sculpt your … [Read more...]

Help With Aging Eyebrows

Help With Aging Eyebrows

Today I'm offering Help With Aging Eyebrows and sharing my #1 Beauty Tip. I'm not an expert but I do have experience with aging, uh-hum. I've also been a little obsessed with eyebrows lately. Probably because I don't have great eyebrows and the older I get, the more I'm noticing them or should I say the lack of them. I wear my bangs long enough, … [Read more...]

5 Tips To Healthy Summer Hair

5 Tips To Healthy Summer Hair

Every summer the sun and heat take a toll on my hair. This year, I'm getting a jump start on my summer hair by being proactive. Today I'm sharing 5 Tips To Healthy Summer Hair. Tip #1-Wear a hat at the beach and pool. Thankfully there are lots of cute beach hats and these will protect your hair from the sun. If you color treat or highlight … [Read more...]

Help For Puffy Eyes

Help For Puffy Eyes

Good Monday Morning! It's been a whirlwind weekend so I think coffee is going to be my best friend today. Oh how I love me some coffee! Last Thursday I shared the 3 things I use to help with my dark circles but several of you asked about puffy eyes. Well, you're in luck, because my sister has puffy eyes but she has found a product that works and … [Read more...]

How I Cover Up My Dark Circles!

How I Cover up my Dark Circles

Each week I post pictures of my outfits or my latest makeup or beauty tips. But, I don't usually post pictures of myself without my makeup. Several of you have emailed me and asked if I would share how I  do my makeup. Honestly, I haven't wanted to do it because I didn't want to video myself without makeup. Call me vain, but when you're over 45, … [Read more...]

Lips + Some Reminders

Lips + Some Reminders

I love trying new lip color. I recently tried Covergirl Lip Perfection Jumbo Gloss Balm in Rose Twist. This balm is fortified with shea and mango butters and gives you a hint of color. It's easy to apply and doesn't have that sticky feeling you sometimes get with lipsticks. They have several colors to choose from and I plan to get a couple more … [Read more...]

Coconut Oil Body Scrub

Coconut Oil Body Scrub

Well, it's better late than never but I'm finally joining the coconut oil craze! I've been hearing about coconut oil for a while but I just recently tried it. Let me just say, this stuff is amazing! (I'm not sure if this is a great brand, but it's what I found at my grocery store.) Coconut Oil can be used for everything. Here's a short list of … [Read more...]

March Birchbox

March Birchbox

Today I wanted to share my March Birchbox with you. Have you heard of a Birchbox? Birchbox is a great way to learn about, and shop the best beauty, grooming, and lifestyle products on the market. Each Birchbox is handpicked and delivered to your door for $10/month + Birchboxes Ship Free! Because of my age, I seem to receive a lot of anti-aging … [Read more...]

5 Beauty Tips To Get Us Ready For Spring!

5 Beauty Tips To Get Us Ready For Spring

Although the weather has not started showing signs of spring here, I know warmer weather is right around the corner. So today I'm sharing 5 Beauty Tips To Get Us Ready For Spring. 1. Exfoliate-After a long, cold winter my body needs lots of exfoliating. I have a wonderful homemade exfoliant I've been using that a friend gave me. I'll share … [Read more...]

Maybelline Color Whisper Lipcolor

Maybelline Color Whisper

I have an addiction to lipstick. I'm always trying different brands, and different colors. I keep between 4 and 5 lipcolors in my purse at all times. So when I saw several bloggers talking about Maybelline Color Whisper, I had to try it, right? It seems lots of people have heard about it because when I went to Wal-Mart to purchase the lipcolor, … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Love For Our Face

Lancome Perfecting Makeup Primer

Happy Valentine's Day! In honor of Valentine's Day, I thought I'd share some "love" for our face that I recently tried. Every month, I receive a Birchbox in the mail. Birchbox is full of new grooming, beauty and lifestyle sample products. I get to sample top products from high-end brands, get expert advice, and buy new favorites and then share … [Read more...]

Over 40 Beauty Tips-Hair

Over 40 Beauty Tips

One of the things we talk about a lot around here is hair. I'm certainly not an expert! But I have noticed a few things about aging (ahem) and the importance of softening our appearance. I've recently noticed a high profile person, who I feel needs a softer look. Let me begin by saying I don't want to be mean spirited at all. She is busy, works … [Read more...]

{Day 12} Teeth: Fashion & Beauty For Women Over 40

First, the winner of the Neutral and Leopard Handbag is Terrie H. Yeah Terrie I'm so happy for you!! I will be emailing you. Thank you all so much for entering my giveaway. Today we're talking about our teeth, and I'm passionate about teeth because I'm a dental hygienist, by profession. I'm going to share how to whiten your teeth but it … [Read more...]

{Day 11} Cheeks & Lips: Adding Color

Cheeks & Lips: Adding Color

Today we're adding color to our cheeks and lips sometimes this can be tricky. As with everything on our face we want to think "natural". Blush should make us look younger and fresher. Hands down, it seems all the experts think cream blushes work best for women over 40. The only down side is the color doesn't last as long and you might have to … [Read more...]

{Day 10} Foundation-Fashion & Beauty For Women Over 40

Foundation For Women Over 40

Foundations have come a long way! They're so smart these days that many of them adapt to our skin tone. Today I'm going to share the do's and don'ts of foundation. Foundation Do's: Do wear foundation. Most women over 40 need some foundation. Do use a primer to prime the skin before applying your foundation. Primer evens out your … [Read more...]

Day {9} Skincare: Fashion & Beauty For Women Over 40

{Day 9} Skincare: Fashion & Beauty for Women over 40/

I think most of us want to look and feel our best and skincare is an important part of our daily routine. We could spend days on skincare and everyone seems to have a different opinion on which products work and which products we should use. We're going to keep it simple and talk about a 3 step program and I'll share the products I'm using … [Read more...]