Tag Archive: beauty

Beauty Tip: Say ‘No’ to Joan Crawford Eyebrows

Joan Crawford

I’VE JUST FINISHED DOING A BEAUTY MAKEOVER for my friend, Sue and since three quarters of the cosmetics in her makeup bag didn’t make my discerning cut, we happily trot off to the local mega beauty supply store. There’s something about shopping with a girlfriend that just bears the promise of a good laugh. The…

How Was My First Time? Oh Behave…

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 Belly Dance Solo YouTube Video Friday Funnies: OUR BELLY DANCE TROUPE IS UP FIRST and before I can say “shimmy this”, the next troupe is already on stage and halfway through an aerobic Macedonian jig.  We’re doing a benefit for the Martin Luther King Diversity Day show at a church and I’m enjoying the show…

Is Over 50 Too Old for Sexy Photos?

French Brothel Woman

Friday Funnies: ”WE DON’T SELF-DESTRUCT AFTER 50 YOU KNOW”, I tell Sporty Sue, my Boomer Chick friend as I suggest she consider hiring a professional photographer to take sensual photos of her. Sue and her hubby, Sam just polished off a delicious dinner at our place and several bottles of local wine have mysteriously evaporated….

Hair Extension Hell, Is It Really Worth It?

Geisha Girls

I HAVE TO SHARE THIS EMAIL WITH YOU from my dear fellow Boomer Chick friend, Sporty Sue about her mishap with hair extensions. I crack up every time I read it. You know the lengths we ladies will go to to retain our girlish looks? Well, sneak a peek at this email….(italics are mine): Hi…

5 Ways To Keep Your Fitness Mojo

HIt It Hard

FRIDAY FUNNIES: THESE DAYS I AM HELL-BENT ON improving my fitness level, it’s as if a switch has flipped inside me setting off a deafening Alaaaaarm…ALAA-AAARM!!!! What precipitated this, you ask? Fear. I’ve discovered that most of my favorite jeans no longer fit and that no matter how I much I tuck my junk and…

Are You Overweight? If Beauty Is In The Eye of The Beholder – How Do See Yourself?

Stuffing

FRIDAY FUNNIES: PATIENTLY WAITING MY TURN at the busy Whole Foods meat counter, my zen is jolted by the loud laments of the overweight pretty lady beside me “You’re serving everybody else before me because I’m overweight” she whines to the poor fellow hurriedly flinging chicken thighs about behind the counter. “I know because whenever…

Friday Funnies: Spray On Sex Appeal – My Tanning Drama

coffin tan

WHY DO I NEVER NOTICE WHEN someone else’s legs are totally white but when mine are, God help me. I used to be so obsessed about this that I simply would not be caught dead wearing anything short without a tan. As a model I was painfully aware that summer fashion shoots happened in the…

Nip and Tuck, Anyone? – Boomer Chicks and Cosmetic Surgery

Blonde Beauty

    AS I LOVINGLY KISS EACH PASSING DECADE GOODBYE  and enter a the next one I observe a bittersweet kind of relief  flowing through me. My whole being relaxes as the self-imposed pressure of having to look a certain way, whatever that may be for that particular decade vanishes into thin air. Welcoming in the…