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What business are you in

What Business Are You In?

"What business are you in?" I am often asked.Never being sure what to say without sounding cheeky, I reply, "The beauty business."I once knew someo...

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Staying Skinsane

Staying Skinsane

Are you in a skin rut? Are you bored with your routine? I have a routine that I love, but sometimes I get bored. Not bored because I am not seeing ...

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Stars Selling Skin Care

Stars Selling Skin Care

I don’t know how she landed in my Instagram feed the other day, but there she was. In her bathrobe, hair up in a terry turban, makeup-less face, ta...

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Beauty does matter

Beauty Does Matter

No photos, no Facebook, no checking text messages, no phone, no makeup, no shoes, no kids, no husbands and no wine topped off with comfy clothes, t...

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Surrounded by Books

Surrounded by Books

(written at a time when my Grandfather was still alive, but adapted a bit since his passing in 2021) When I used to visit my grandparent’s house, t...

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A smart scale

A "Smart" Scale

“What is that?” I ask Michael, my partner, the love of my life, the man I share my stories, hopes and dreams with. I look down on the floor of his ...

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Skin Cancer is No Joke

Skin Cancer Is No Joke

I have made almost a career of going to the beach. Never being one for staying out of the sun, I am a die hard beach lover. Though for the past fif...

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Grief and Loss

Grief and Loss

There is no time limit on grief. These words came to me on my 31st birthday four months after my 25 year old brother had died from cancer. My belo...

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what to do about mask face

How To Correct Mask Face

Masks have come off. Our skin can finally breathe and so can we. What I am seeing is two years of mask face, though— clogging, blemishes, redness. ...

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A Wake Up Call- Cold Swim in the Atlantic

A Wake Up Call

On my birthday this year, March 15th, I jumped into the Atlantic Ocean. I am not sure what the pull was that seemed to command this cold plunge, bu...

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Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day

My new book, Life Cycling, is filled with short glimpses into the many moving parts of female life, from my perspective anyway. Menopause, Dieting,...

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