Oh, it's not Wednesday? That's ok. It still applies. If I've heard it once, I've heard it a million times. "You're 62?? What do you use on your skin? You have no wrinkles." So, first of all, it's true. Fewer wrinkles than my peers. But it's mostly genetics. My parents had very few . . .
I remember my grandmother telling me that prickly pears were a delicacy in her native Sicily and how she loved to eat them. She lived to the age of 99 and her skin was beautiful until the day she died. Now I'm wondering if those pears had something to do with it.Prickly pear oil is becoming all the . . .
*Hover your mouse over product names for live links. Back in the Jazz Age, there was a common term for an old woman trying to look young: face stretcher. It's still appropriate today, when so many women undergo cosmetic surgery in an attempt to retain their lost youth. Instead, they all look the . . .
Here's a little side trip; back to the Memory Lane series tomorrow and if you haven't, see post from earlier today. As I look back on the tales I'm blogging about this week, I'm hyper-aware of aging. And the first signs usually appear on our skin. Who has time for complicated skin care . . .
It's winter, and a woman's thoughts can't help but turn to moisturizer.Yes, the cold temperatures and wind in many parts of the country present a skin care challenge for many of us, especially those of a certain age. Or those with sensitive skin.I've made a real find, especially for winter. It's . . .
My husband has marvelled numerous times that I don't look my age. His loving assessment that I look about 45 is generous, to be sure. And 13 years off the mark.People who carry a bit more weight usually do look younger. Besides that, we have good genes in my family. Youthful-looking genes. Both of . . .