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

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  Evelyn Lauder began the Breast Cancer Awareness and Breast Cancer Research Foundation in 1992 and 1993 respectively.   Evelyn, along with Alexandra Penny, then Editor in Chief of SELF magazine, created the pink ribbon as a symbol to bring awareness to the cause.  ...

Five Products for Transitioning to Fall

  With the kids back to school (or almost) and the changing seasons creeping upon us, it’s time to think about our beauty routines and changes in products.   But, the warm temperatures outside don’t suit wearing heavy wool sweaters, cashmere scarves and...

Purple Pride

Fabulous Fall Shades     As summer comes to a close and fall begins to open its doors, we think of changing leaves, football season and beautiful rich fall colors in makeup too.   Being I’m from Minnesota, we have what we call “Purple Pride” for our...

Weekend Roundup – August 21

Beauty companies are dazzling us with new makeup introductions, effective skin care, fabulous fragrances, and new shades for our nails – all kinds of temptations to spend money to be gorgeous! Check out the must-haves that made us swoon this week. Gaia used the...

Pure Color Nights by Estee Lauder

A Fabulous Limited Edition Availability! Do you recall my love for this first, very limited edition collection by Tom Pecheux for Estee Lauder called Pure Color Nights?  Read my Fab Over Forty love here and here. Pure Color Nights was limited to Bergdorfs in the US...