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5 Great foods for healthier, fuller hair

5 Great foods for healthier, fuller hair

October 09, 2018

Most of us are probably familiar with the well-known and proven fact that “healthy hair comes from within”, meaning that a balanced diet is a big factor in keeping hair healthy and shiny. But in our 40s, when our hair texture and density change so much, does this still hold true? If so, which are the best foods to help our thinning, more brittle, yet still much-loved tresses? Here are the answers to these questions.

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Hair: a crown fit for a queen

Hair: a crown fit for a queen

October 03, 2018

In my many years working in the beauty industry, there was an accepted hierarchy to the different body features and product categories. This related to how consumers valued their body features. Working in hair care, we recognized our products were hand in hand with facial skin care, but we found an analogy that always resonated: your hair is like a frame around a picture.

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Five pieces for an “Ageless-Chic” wardrobe

Five pieces for an “Ageless-Chic” wardrobe

September 27, 2018

In preparation for cleaning and also updating my wardrobe, I decided to get some tips from the cyber world. I was entertained reading about the art of tidying up and the hype and ideas created by Marie Kondo and I enjoyed getting outfit inspiration from my favorite bloggers and celebrities.

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Redefining my identity in my 40s

Redefining my identity in my 40s

September 13, 2018

How do we re-define ourselves at this age when we were supposed to know who we are? To each one of us, the answer has come at a different time and for different circumstances, and a few of my friends are still wondering. Some of us have started volunteering, joining organizations that share our passions and values. Others have taken on yoga or other more active forms of exercise and spending lots of time cooking healthier meals or exploring the farmers market.

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At peace with my gray hair

At peace with my gray hair

September 05, 2018

My relationship with my gray hairs reminds me of the drama between the main characters of one of those long-running soap operas. I have admired them, feared them, ignored them, tried to hide them, and maybe, finally, learned to accept them.

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Unruly hair, unruly me

Unruly hair, unruly me

August 30, 2018

With age we become unruly –just like our hair! One day you notice you need to add a bit more conditioner so your hair will look and feel less dry. Then, you start trying all kinds of treatments and when you realize that these measures are not going to cut it, you just start washing your hair less often.

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50 is the new 50

50 is the new 50

August 24, 2018

I embraced my 50s wholeheartedly. 50’s can be a great time in the life of a woman; all that confidence built in the 40s pays off. I am comfortable in my own skin, my own heart and brain. Even still, not everything is perfect. My hair, for one, is something I am still learning how to handle in my 50s.

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I want to look better, not younger

I want to look better, not younger

August 13, 2018

I’m 53 now. A successful career and I great family is on my list of proud achievements. And I still love a beauty magazine. I’m picking up different ones today. I love to read about real women stories; about places to explore around the world... And as always, I look for the latest in beauty and fashion. But, different from my young years, I’m more skeptical about what products promise.

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