Category Archive: Anti Aging Beauty

I’m Getting Major Plastic Surgury…

…on my blog, not my face:) So over the next week, Narcissista.me may not look quite like herself as she endures some nips and tucks to make herself look and feel her best… Continue reading

5 Makeup Tricks That Changed My Life Forever

I’ve been playing with make-up for the better part of 4 decades, so didn’t think there was much left to master in my bag of beauty tricks. Until last spring, when I met… Continue reading

Ready For Your Close Up: A Countdown to Having Your Picture Taken

I have exactly 20 days until I’m staring down the lens of a friend’s camera in the quest of a decent family picture for our annual holiday card.

5 Things to Look for in a Beauty Wingman

Last year I got an unexpected bonus and decided to inject it into my face.   Imagining what “me 2.0” could look like, I impulsively ran to the office of  Dr. Howard Sobel and… Continue reading

Middle Aged Braids and Other Fall Hair and Make-up Trends

The nice thing about getting older is that I’m a lot more confident about my sense of style.  I know what works on my body and what doesn’t (looking at you peplum), where… Continue reading

Bad Botox; What it Looks LIke, How to Fix It

Bad Botox happens, but there’s simply not enough information out there on what it looks like and what to do about it.    It’s even harder to speak the same language as your injector when… Continue reading

8 Fall Trends That Are Really Recycled Classics

In my post from Saturday, Trends Are Passe? A Survival Guide to Fall 2012, I made a point of saying that there are so many trends, it’s almost all white noise, so go… Continue reading

Trends are Passé? A Survival Guide to Fall Fashion 2012

Are trends passé?  That was the question posed last month by The New York Times writer Ruth La Ferla.   Her point was that the lines between who and what dictates a trend have become… Continue reading

6 Things I Envy About Other Women

It’s the end of a long work-day and I’m caught in the thick of the rotisserie chicken panic at Whole Foods, where moms like me scramble for dinner redemption.   Scorching hot chicken in… Continue reading

Why Botox Parties are “Fight Club” for Women

Have you ever made out with a cactus?  Neither have I, but I’m sure it feels just like getting a vial of Juvederm in your lip, and I dare any man to try… Continue reading

Fashion Dreams Can Come True in Sunday Styles

My husband and I have a ritual where we pretend to fight over the New Times every Sunday, but all I really want is Sunday Styles.  That and a strong cup of coffee… Continue reading

Escape from Fashion’s Night Out

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about living in New York City, it’s to avoid Times Square on New Year’s Eve, the St. Patrick’s Day parade, the Puerto Rican Day parade and the… Continue reading

Shedding Daylight on the Vampire Facelift

Women love vampires.  They’re immortal, sexy and never have issues with hyper-pigmentation. So it’s no wonder the Vampire Facelift, with the promise of turning back the clock using your own natural juices coupled… Continue reading

My Fantastically Feral Beauty Day Off

I have a confession.  I have a love-hate relationship with beauty.   I can chalk this up to the fact that I’m a Gemini, or just admit that sometimes I get tired of keeping… Continue reading

WTF is Glutathione IV and is it really the Fountain of Youth?

The other day I clicked on an email from Equinox (my gym), and noticed they were interviewing Sharon Dorram, the woman who owns the eponymous Sharon Dorram at Sally Hershberger salon where I get my… Continue reading