Win-win: Eat Dark Chocolate, Look Younger!

What to do with the chocolate you got for Christmas?  Eat it, of course! Nutrients in dark chocolate called flavonoids have benefits for skin as well as other health benefits....more

Green with Envy? Emerald is Pantone's Color of 2013

Get ideas on how to incorporate emerald, Pantone's Color of 2013, into your makeup for women over 40...more

SEPHORA by OPI At-Home Gel Manicure System

Skip the nail salon?  An introduction to Sephora by OPI's brand new, at-home gel manicure system....more

Oops50: Vivian's Finds

VIVIANI purchase most of my food at our local Food Coop. There is something about being in a real Health Food Store that just feels good. You just feel the integrity and not just the profit margins....more

Wet n Wild Fantasy Makers Halloween lip glosses in Queen of Hearts and Wicked Witch

Well well well! I know it's not Halloween, but since it's my favorite holiday, I always feature Halloween-ish items. Case in point today, as I bring you two of the lip glosses Wet n Wild Fantasy Makers had out for Halloween. I bought the red, which is called Queen of Hearts, and the black, Wicked Witch. I have no idea what possessed me to buy the black one! haha...more

If I Styled the Stars on the SAG Red Carpet...

I absolutely love Sofia Vergara-like, borderline obsessively. The only thing I do not love, however is the fact that everything she wears accentuates the fact that she is latino and that she works out 12 times a week. We get it, have the best 40-year old woman's body in the northern hemisphere. I am all for showing a little skin and playing up the heritage, but really with this dress and the boobs spilling everywhere? Plus, the huge platforms? One: this is not the grammy's...and two: you are not 27 anymore....more
Honestly, as a woman near Vergara's age, AND as a woman that has been pregnant five times...I ...more

Nordea Soaperie: Handcrafted Soap, Lotion & Perfume Oil

I'd like to introduce you to Nordea Soaperie, artisan-m...more

How I Keep My Hair Looking Healthy

Keeping My Hair Looking healthy ITS HAIR TIME! I use Arga...more

Zoya PixieDust Nyx and London swatches+review

I have a wonderful sister-in-law who let me try out her Zoya PixieDust polishes that she purchased during the recent promo. I don't have any of these myself because I'm still on the fence about them. I love the concept, I'm just not sure whether I like it or it's a good thing she let me try the ones she got! :)...more

Homemade Facial Scrub