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Spring 2014 Hairstyle Trends

Spring 2014 Hairstyle Trends

I always love to look at hairstyle trends. Not that I'm going to do anything drastic but I like to see what trends are coming our way. There are some crazy ones but here are the Spring 2014 Hairstyle Trends that I like. The pixie cut seems to still be a hot trend. I love it but I can't imagine having my hair this short. These women wear it … [Read more...]

My Favorite Hair Care Products

My Favorite Hair Care Products

Yesterday, I shared my angled bob haircut so today I'm sharing my favorite hair care products. I do change my hair care products at times but these are the ones I'm using right now. I have straight fine hair but I have a lot of it. Because I color treat my hair and use a blow dryer and flat iron, I struggle with dry over-treated hair. I use … [Read more...]

The Angled Bob Haircut

The Angled Bob Haircut

One of the emails I get quite often is about my hair. What do you call your cut? Could you show us the back? Well, I'm finally getting around to sharing my angled bob haircut. I guess I'm like most women, I don't love my hair. I wish I could wear it longer but it starts to look stringy when it gets too long. But for those of you wanting to … [Read more...]

How I Style My Bangs

Hey friends! I'm still working on my Youtube channel. I did a video today on How I Style My Bangs. Music played in my video, "The O'Neill Brothers Group-All in All", sound recording administered by: The Orchard Music Lyrics: You are my strength when I am weak You are the treasure that I seek You are my all in all I'm seeking You like … [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...]

How I Add Volume To My Hair

How I Add Volume To My Hair

It's no secret that I like volume when it comes to my hair. I blame it on being a teenager in the 80s! Thankfully I have left the curly permed hair behind! I've recently found a product that I like as well as the Aquage Uplifting Foam. It's Aveda Volumizing Tonic and it does a great job of adding volume to my hair. I like the smell, and the … [Read more...]

Does Michelle Obama Read My Blog?

Does Michelle Obama Read My Blog

Okay, I couldn't help myself, I have to mention Michelle Obama's bangs. Why? Because as women over 40 we've talked about bangs. Last October, I wrote about bangs and how they soften our appearance. Once you reach a certain age, you look better with bangs. (There are exceptions, for instance if you have a cowlick.) So did Mrs. Obama google … [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 2} Hair: Fashion & Beauty For Women Over 40

31 days of fashion & beauty for women over 40

Good morning! I'm so glad you're joining me for 31 days of fashion & beauty for women over 40! Today we're talking Hair for women over 40. Okay let's just admit that as we grow older our hair changes. It seems to have a lot to do with hormonal changes. Some of us also start to gray and as we color our hair it changes the texture of … [Read more...]

31 Days Of Fashion & Beauty For Women Over 40

31 Days of Fashion & Beauty For Women Over 40

Okay, here we are at the beginning of October! I'm so excited to begin this series-31 days of Fashion & Beauty For Women Over 40. I'm guessing that a lot of you are like me and asking the same question, "How in the world did I get here?" It was just yesterday that I had my first pimple! Of course everyday when I get up and look in the … [Read more...]

Favorite “Pins” Friday!

Happy Friday! I've been pinning like crazy this week and I wanted to share a couple of my favorite "pins" with you from Pinterest. I love this classic look and I had a similar look on Wednesday in my What I Wore post. Adding that necklace really adds to this outfit! Source: polyvore.com via Cyndi on Pinterest   My next favorite … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Fake Thick Hair

5 ways to fake thick hair

Okay, since several of you have emailed me hair questions I'm going to talk about hair today and I'm sharing 5 Ways To Fake Thick Hair. Several of you asked if I had thick hair. I texted my hair stylist and asked her if I had thick hair, thin hair, or in between. She said I have fine hair with a lot of strands so it's in between. I thought … [Read more...]

Fall 2012 Hair Trends

Fall 2012 Hair Trends

Good morning! I know its still a little early for some of you to start thinking about fall, but is it ever too early to talk about fall hair trends? I have to say I laughed as I was preparing this post because some of the models are hilarious and scary at the same time. I picked the tamest photos I could find. If you're planning on … [Read more...]

5 Tips To Keep Your Hair Healthy

5 tips for healthy hair

Good morning! I hope you had a great 4th of July! With all the sun and heat, I've noticed it's taking a toll on my hair. I already have extremely dry hair and being outside in the sun makes it even worse. I also use a flat iron on my hair everyday and have my hair colored every 4 to 5 weeks. I have a few (wink!) gray hairs so I have to have my hair … [Read more...]

6 Steps To Help You Look Younger

6 Steps To Help You Feel Younger

I get a lot of emails from women over 40 asking me how to look younger and dress fashionably without trying to dress or look like their teenage daughter. There's no doubt we can dress fashionably but how do we look younger and not spend a fortune? Here are 6 steps to help you look younger: Keep you hair length at, or above your … [Read more...]

A Birthday and A Messy Bun

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Wow ladies!! I was blown away by all the sweet comments you left about my post on Can You Mix Fashion and Jesus?  I loved the comment Valerie left. She is pursuing a career in fashion designing and says, "So anyway, this morning God put it on my heart to google "fashion and Jesus" and I found your blog. I was sad to see so many … [Read more...]

Encouraging Word Wednesday and a Link Up

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  Good Morning!! It's hump day so we've made it half way through the week. My last few posts have been on hair and I'm sure many of you, like me, spend time and money on trying to be "pretty" on the outside. Actually, I did some research and found that over 6 billion dollars is spent in the United States on beauty … [Read more...]

I’m On A Hair Kick!

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Okay I wanted to share some more hair pictures with you. For some reason I'm on a hair kick! I called my sister and told her about it and we both laughed about how Mom was the same way. She was always finding a haircut she liked and then trying to find out where they got their haircut, how they styled it, and what products they … [Read more...]