Month: April 2016

Mascara Tip

Mascara is flattering for most women. What’s not flattering is when it ends up where you don’t want it.  For me these days, that tends to be on the skin under my lower lashes. I leave the house with my mascara right where I want it, yet by mid-day it’s traveled to places we hadn’t agreed upon. As we age, the skin under our eyes tends to become more flexible and that can lead to contact with the lower lashes. It’s easy for the mascara to smudge that area, leaving dark marks. One hack I’ve discovered is to use...

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Tips for a Younger Looking Neck

In the famous words of Nora Ephron, I feel bad about my neck.  Or more specifically, my neck is letting me down (pun intended).While the rest of me appears to be holding up it’s part of the bargain, my neck is quitting the game early. Clearly, my neck and I have very different expectations. I have no problem simply avoiding the issue of my neck altogether.  As is evidenced here: and here and here. But there comes a time when my neck and I need to play nice together.  Like when I wear a bathing suit. So, I hit...

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Dermal Roller for Younger Skin

A Dermal Roller has become a regular part of my skin care routine. I first learned about them while doing research on anti-aging skin careand am now seeing more positive comments about their use from around the web. A dermal roller is a small device that treats fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, large pores and stretch marks. It’s made up of a small roller with tiny needles that penetrate the skin, encouraging collagen growth and cell renewal. You simply roll it over the area you want treated. I use the Nylea Micro Needle Roller System with the 1.00 needle...

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Soft Hands

I always like to keep my hands soft, and during the cold winter months it takes a little more effort than usual to make that happen. This year I’ve found a secret weapon that I’m really loving, Organic Rose Hip Oil. I did a little research after a girlfriend recommended it to me and I’m not the only fan.  Lots of beauty experts and Hollywood types swear by it for anti-aging and problem skin relief. Filled with anti-oxidants, vitamin C and lycopene there’s plenty of science to back up it’s benefits.  I just know that is makes my hands look...

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