Tag Archives: Beauty

I’m Just a White Lady in Black Hair!

As a blogger, I strive to be transparent and honest.  I also like to write about why I do what I do. If you are a regular reader, then you know about my struggle with hair loss.  The root (pun … Continue reading

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A Summer Face. And the Cold Shoulder Just Got Hot!

Well, technically, it isn’t summer yet.  But with all the rain and chilly weather we’ve had, it’s more like March or October! On second thought, maybe I should be happy it isn’t full-on summer yet! I don’t want to be … Continue reading

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A Diller, A Dollar, A Bargain Time Scholar!

It started with a trip to the local dollar store last Saturday.  I needed bobby pins to secure my hair under the wigs I wear. Ohhh. Dollar Tree!  I could spend hours in here. I mean it. I really could! … Continue reading

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Some Five-Minute Reviews and a Note on GREAT Customer Service!

Before I go into a few reviews on a few cosmetic items, I need to show you another customer service email I received. This.  From J. Crew Factory.  Let me backtrack. On Saturday, Bonaparte and I went to J. Crew … Continue reading

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OMG!!! It’s a Crisis!!!!

UPDATE!!!  I RECEIVED A REPLY FROM URBAN DECAY. IT IS A FORMULATIC REPLY. I AM NOT HAPPY WITH IT.  IT IS PATRONIZING.  FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT–HERE IT IS: We highly recommend using our UD Grindhouse Double Barrel Sharpener which is designed … Continue reading

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The Transformation of the Mature Woman. Into The Dolce Vita!!!

Sometimes we can get into a cosmetics rut.  I’m not necessarily talking about going out and purchasing a ton of new cosmetics. No. Not at all.   I’m talking about a rut with how we approach cosmetics. Perhaps some of us … Continue reading

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What’s In My Travel Beauty Bag?

I’ll tell ya—not much!  I  haven’t assessed all the travel beauty items in a long time and many of them have been used up. It’s time to refill or at least make an attempt at organizing.  ( I hate my … Continue reading

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More Greatness of Makeup Samples, Some Lip Cents and More Stuff for the Mature Ladies!

It started out simply enough. I ran out of Well-Rested. If you’ve been following my misadventures, you know that bareMinerals Well Rested is a Holy Grail cosmetic product for me.  As soon as I get to the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Who Can Resist A Haironista? Hairresistable Solutions for Hair Loss and The Mature Woman!

Before you do the roll-eye at me and go “Oh no, not another hair post, please—“hair” me out. OK?  I realize I covered this topic a bit only a couple of weeks ago.  But today, I want to do a … Continue reading

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No Expiration Date Needed (Unless the FDA and Cosmetics Companies Tell You So!)

It started with a cuppa tea.  While I was preparing dinner last night, I wanted to ward off snacking so I put the kettle on.  Now, I realize that not everyone takes milk in their tea.  I do. And when … Continue reading

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