Monday, December 18, 2017

Straight Stripes, Round Body?

Straight Stripes, Round Body?

March 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Sometimes it’s hard to find a cover for this magazine where the models aren’t wearing blue and white striped shirts. Women, men, kids, and even a dog or two all seem to wear stripes on boats. I wondered, why do stripes convey a nautical feel to so many photographers? It turns out there’s fashion history. […]

Attractive Hands within Reach

Attractive Hands within Reach

February 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

. Hands are one of the places on the body that show aging and wear and tear because they tend to be uncovered. If yours are rough and sun-speckled from time outdoors, use the offseason to recuperate and rejuvenate. Dr. Dana Stern, a New York-based dermatologist specializing in hands and nails, says the signs of […]

Self-Care for your Welfare

Self-Care for your Welfare

January 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

We’re instructed on every airplane flight to put on our own oxygen mask before assisting others, so it figures that if we’re run down, stressed out, and unfit, we’re at just as big a disadvantage. This is the year of self-care, where we grab that metaphorical oxygen mask of wellness and fill ourselves full of […]

Food for Glowing Skin and Hair

Food for Glowing Skin and Hair

December 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

If I wanted to toss off a super-quick story about hair and skin health and radiance, I’d just type the realest of all clichés: “You are what you eat.” As I have the space, however, I’ll elaborate on simple tweaks to your eating that pay big dividends. There are many foods that contain nutrients that […]

Tips to Tame Your Tresses

Tips to Tame Your Tresses

November 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

No matter the season, unmanageable hair is always unwelcome. Now that the weather is colder, hair often becomes drier and starts flying in every direction. You can opt for a very short haircut, hide flyaways under a hat, or you can change up your grooming and styling routine so your tresses look their best. A […]

Style on a Budget

Style on a Budget

October 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

With the advancements in technology and the natural desire to get a good deal, the ways to get designer styles for less are numerous. I’ll share some of my favorite ways to shop for higher end items, with my maxim being quality over quantity. I would much rather purchase a few good items that will […]

Summer Clothes That Work in Fall

Summer Clothes That Work in Fall

September 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Transitioning your wardrobe from the sweltering days of summer to the balmy portion of autumn can be a bit tricky. The days grow shorter, but the temperature may quickly climb before plunging. Fall is so fickle that your wardrobe needs to be fierce, fabulous, and flexible so you’ll look great whether the temperature ebbs or […]

Smooth Joints

Smooth Joints

August 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. You rarely hear someone list elbows or knees as her best feature. That’s likely because these areas of the body lack moisturizing oil glands and are on the receiving end of more than their fair share of friction. The scaliness and crepiness seem to grow more troublesome as we age, as skin doesn’t naturally […]

Care about Summer Hair

Care about Summer Hair

July 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Perhaps you’ve seen tee shirts or social media captions of boaters with unruly hair that say, “Boat Hair — Don’t Care!” The truth is that we do care what our hair looks like, as we spend money styling it and perhaps coloring it. Yet there may come a point, especially in summer, when we have […]

Look Fresh in Hot Weather

Look Fresh in Hot Weather

June 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

You look great after applying your streak-free, melt-free, waterproof makeup in the cool, air-conditioned comfort of your home. However, by the time you hit the dock on a hot, humid day, you can feel everything melting away. No one is spared — even those with dry skin suffer from makeup meltdown. Yet everyone can benefit […]

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