Category Archives: confidence

I am 40something woman

I am a 40 something woman….. I am smart enough to know what’s good for me, but still dumb enough to do it. I know the value of patience, but I am far too busy to practice it. I can choose to call you ‘Dear’ or I can choose to call you ‘Dude’. I watch my chin like […]

Anti Guilt Cream

One would think that with all the billions of dollars that are pouring in and out of the beauty industry (worth $107 billion), someone would have come up with an effective anti-guilt cream! I mean look at what we have accomplished so far… Creams that fill wrinkles, stickers to reduce spots (we just launched this: […]

Do you have a beauty mark?

What is a Beauty Mark? Technically speaking, a beauty mark is a lovely word for a dark facial mole.  In medical terms it is called melanocytic nevus, a clutter of cells with high melanin pigmentation.  Why on earth would we call a mole a beauty mark? When found in the right spot, in the right […]

The 5 stages of grief

Life is meant to be shared. I ‘speak’ because I need to connect with you, to enjoy moments when we are feeling the same emotion, when we can laugh or cry at exactly the same time. I try to connect with you through creating beauty products, I try to touch you by blogging, and most […]

Confidence & Wrinkles

I apologise for the short pause in my blogging, I have been delivering several speeches within the beauty industry as well as within the competitive framework of Toastmasters.   And I have loved every second of it. Sometimes I think back to my past and I chuckle. Because up until I was 9 years old, you […]

There IS life in skincare

Often in life we go through ‘mini dramas’: minor events that take up too much energy and leave us feeling drained.  It’s usually small incidents ….your child got in trouble at school, you’ve had an argument with a friend, and so on… After these types of irritations, it is essential to completely let them go.  […]

Is beauty bad?

Has anyone been following the Dove campaign for real beauty?  It does a great job at encouraging women to feel good about their bodies, despite their weight, as it celebrates women’s individuality. But when I glance at the half dressed women posing for the camera….well I am not at all inspired!  The ad lacks sex appeal, […]