Women over 40 beauty, skincare, fashion, fitness and lifestyle, Keeping it Real

Happy Weekend!   We are well into the throes of summer and it’s the perfect time to relax and enjoy the weekend.  I plan on taking it pretty easy, it is my birthday this weekend after all.   I hope you all have a wonderful, lazy, summer weekend!

Gouldylox Reviews put together a video tutorial that teaches us how to attach feather extensions.  They’re the latest hair craze.
Cafe Makeup shares with us the beautiful Byzance de Chanel Topkapi Eyeshadow Palette, a Chanel boutique and online exclusive.
The Non-Blonde gives us her opinion on the L’Occitane newest makeup addition, Pivoine Flora Lip Shine in Brun.
Fab Over Forty begins her experiment with the at-home laser treatment by PaloVia.  Follow along to see her results in this venture.
Rose lover Best Things in Beauty gave us the scoop on a new fragrance line from the female perfumers at Givaudan.  A Neiman Marcus exclusive.
The Budget Fashionista shares with us how to shop discount stores like TJ Maxx.
Product Girl is determined to be sun safe this year and shares with us her favorite monochromatic bronze makeup this summer.
Karla Sugar tackles MAC’s extensive collection for Nordstrom Anniversary (and falls for a few eyeshadow duos in the process).
Daly Beauty has found summer in a bottle with Aftelier Honey Blossom fragrance, a finalist in the Fragrance Foundation 2011 Fifi Awards.
BeautyXpose has compiled for us four hot summer beach looks.  Get the look that fits your fashion sense.
The Beauty Look Book finds for us bright summery pink lip shades. Check out her selection and swatches.
DivaDebbi tests Maybelline 24 Hour Super Stay Lipstick to see whether or not it really does last 24 hours.