Beauty and Fashion

  • Exploring New Food & Beauty Trends at the 2023 Natural Products Expo East
    It took stamina to navigate through more than 1000 exhibitors and 16,000 registered attendees at the 2023 Natural Products Expo East in Philadelphia Convention Center in September. There were 900 brands showcasing the latest and greatest natural and organic products. After reviewing my notes, photos and stash of samples, I’m ready to report on the new ...
  • How Jones Road Miracle Balm Is Perking Up My 60+ Fall Beauty Routine
    With autumn in full swing I thought it was time to face the facts about my aging skin and change up my fall beauty routine. I needed a perk after looking at myself in the mirror a few weeks ago. OMG my soon to be 65 year-old face was indeed looking dull and wrinkly. I realized it ...
  • Fashionista Fun With #StyleYourMask Campaign + a Beauty-full Giveaway
    While more and more people are getting their COVID-19 vaccines (including me this week with my second shot), it seems that donning a mask will not be going away anytime soon. That’s why I decided to team up with my friends from Fashion Flash on their #StyleYourMask and Beauty-full giveaway campaign.* As part of the program, ...
  • Sexy and Sacred, Talking With Leslie Lehr About Her New Memoir: “A Boob’s Life”
    Have you ever stressed out about your breasts? Are they too large, too small, too high, too low, tough to fit into a bra or in need of a push-up? If so, you’ll enjoy reading Leslie Lehr’s new memoir, A Boob’s Life: How America’s Obsession Shaped Us. It’s all about our sexy and sacred body ...
  • Staying Safe in the Sunshine With Stylish UPF 50 Sunhats
    I don’t know about you but after being quarantined inside this spring, now that it’s warmer weather all I want to do is go outside. Whether it’s taking a walk, going to the beach, gardening in my yard or just lounging on the deck at my condo on the corner at the Jersey shore, I’m ...
  • Enjoying the Beauty Benefits of a HydraFacial
    “There’s no downtime,” said Mackenzi, the esthetician at Moxie Blue Salon in Old City, Philadelphia, as I completed my pre-facial intake form, took off my eyeglasses, climbed up on the massage table and closed my eyes. “This very hydrating, anti-aging facial only takes about 30 minutes. It’s more internally focused since I will be putting ...