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Does Blake Lively REALLY Style Herself?

Fox News Magazine asked me to comment on Blake Lively, who claims she is “self” styled. Her definition of “self” styled is a bit different than mine (as you will read in this entertaining yet informative article by Stephanie Nolasco).  No matter what, this lady knows how to work it on and off the red […]

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5 Ways To Deprogram A Bad Body Image

It breaks my heart.  Too frequently I talk to beautiful, intelligent, hard-working, compassionate women whose body image drags behind them on the floor. Why? The reasons are many.  Cruel classmates who mocked her because she outgrew her clothes and couldn’t afford to buy more. Insensitive family members who regularly compare her to siblings and demand […]

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Channeling Taylor Swift Style

Like how Taylor Swift has created a signature style channeling retro looks mixed with 21st century flair? Best of all, she shows how to do it in a sassy vs. trashy way. I, along with other style experts around the country, give tips on how to do it yourself for our friends at Fox News […]

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Direst Sales Industry Goes For A Makeover

As editor-in-chief of AICI Global Magazine, I’m excited to share our April 2014 issue with you for free.  Read about what the direct sales industry has been doing to improve its reputation and stories from consultants who have or still do act as reps for these companies. I really like Debra Lindquist’s take on selling […]

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Swimsuit Tips for Hiding a Tummy

As part of Bathing Beauty month, today’s post focuses on women who are trying to minimize their tummies. Use these strategies when choosing a bathing suit. If you like the suits featured, click on the photo and buy it right here, right now. 1.  The best way to hide a feature is to draw attention […]

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Hysterectomy & Hormonal Mayhem

Kim Brownsberger McMahon, 43, is a mother of two boys living in Denver, CO.  I’ve known her since 1987 and never knew about the pain she suffered her entire adult life due to severe endometriosis.  She is surviving her hysterectomy and facing a new set of health challenges. Here is her story:   My decision […]

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Chemo + Hysterectomy = Style Makeover?

Linda Jennings was born and raised in Austin, TX.  At the age of 64, she was diagnosed with uterine cancer and her doctor suggested a radical hysterectomy along with cancer treatment.  Little did she know how it would impact her image. Here is her story.   I was diagnosed early November 2012.  Had a complete […]

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Lookbook: Petite Rectangle In Love

This beautiful woman over 40 has lived out her own Cinderella story, overcoming divorce and relocation to find herself in love with and marrying Prince Charming.  She’s happily married and wants to look and feel attractive while  staying fit and emotionally grounded– a challenge for us ladies as we enter perimenopausal stages. She leads a […]

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Before Chanel CC Cream…

  BEFORE AND AFTER PHOTOS USING CC CREAM Rarely do I endorse skin care products, so believe me when I say that Chanel’s CC Cream Correction Complete will change your morning routine for the better. My friend Tony at Dillard’s Chanel counter (The Galleria & Barton Creek) used it in a recent freebie makeover. I […]

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