Category: Health/Beauty

World Down's Syndrome Day Reflections

World Down's Syndrome Day Reflections
Yesterday was World Down’s Syndrome Day. This day is always special to me because I have a brother -in -law with Down’s syndrome. I have known John for twenty five years. During those years he has taught me many things: The importance of inclusion in our schools. To hug people. To appreciate the little things... Read more »

The Secret Weapon for Perfect Curls

The Secret Weapon for Perfect Curls
Here I am blogging about hair again. I promise to have more than just hair products to talk about, but I really want to share this curling iron with you. I am not a person who styles their hair, I can barely work a hairdryer, let alone a fancy curling iron. The Beachwaver S1 by Sarah Potempa... Read more »

Hair Treatments Worth Trying

Hair Treatments Worth Trying
The other day I noticed I had somehow grown bangs over night.  I wondered how this new growth had occurred suddenly. My hair stylist kindly informed me it was actually damaged hair that had been broken. Another wonderful result of turning forty, and let’s be honest, from dying my hair and blow drying. I guess... Read more »
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How could it be better than sex?

How could it be better than sex?
Could it really be better than sex?  How many times have you walked past Too Faced’s Better Than Sex Mascara at Sephora and wondered if that was possible?  I mean what could be better than sex??  If this stuff gives you an orgasm the moment you put it on your eyelashes, then holy smokes this is a... Read more »

My mind is always going, well last night it stopped.

My mind is always going, well last night it stopped.
My friend Alicia, introduced me to a new business in Oak Park, called Bliss Mindful Center.  Their motto is be kind+  let go+  live mindfully = bliss.  When I saw that, I knew I had to give this place a try.  I took their Guided Body Scan Meditation Class.  The wonderful instructor taught us breathing... Read more »

Wake Up Your Face!

This winter has been one of the darkest and dreariest that I can remember.  Without seeing the sun, I feel like I have become the walking dead.  I need so much coffee, I almost want to bathe in it!  Well, now I can.  The Cup O’ Coffee face and body mask from Lush is just the thing to... Read more »
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