the new epidemic for women 40+? adult acne.

Over 40 and still breaking out? You’re not alone. According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), up to 50 million adult Americans suffer from acne, and most of them are women. While ‘adult acne’ isn’t considered a serious medical issue, it can wreak havoc with women’s (and men’s!) self-esteem and confidence, especially when the … Continue Reading

fashion flash: winter doldrums edition

I don’t know about where you live, but in New York City it’s 6 degrees right now. With the windchill factor, it feels like many degrees below zero. If I didn’t have Pete the Brittany to walk four times a day, I’d definitely be chilling out (warming up?) in my jammies. Bonus! For many of … Continue Reading

small steps to a very merry holiday (even if you’re feeling lonely)

Everyone always equates “Christmastime” with “Cheer” and rightly so. It’s all about family, friends, food, gifts, and giving. What’s not to like? But not everyone feels this way around the holidays. Too often people experience feelings of loneliness for a lot of different reasons: recent divorce or separation, kids live far away, too hard to … Continue Reading