Beauty at what cost? Learning to minimize toxic exposures…

I don’t go to Salon’s anymore due to the chemicals just floating about in the air. It’s noxious the minute you walk in even if you don’t apply anything to your body or head. I instead take care of my hair at home. I use organic unscented shampoo and conditioner and nothing else on my hair. I even stopped coloring it and let the grey come in. … [click on title to read more]

Aging gracefully: allowing the gray part 2

Close to a year ago I wrote a post entitled: Aging gracefully: allowing the gray. Since it’s relatively short, I’m including it in full below before I make additional comments based on now having grown my gray hair!…

So, mostly I’ve enjoyed this process this time around. But it sometimes gives me pause too. I wrote the little below blurb to share with girlfriends recently.

Before I got sick I was still mistaken to be in my 20s pretty much routinely. The last time I got carded was the last time I was in a bar at age 42. … [click on title to read the rest]

on real beauty

The media and cosmetic companies have it all wrong. This is how you can really be beautiful. (Hint: you already are.)