Posts Categorized: Beauty

Cold Weather Skin Care: Bring Out The Gentle Big Guns!

My skin care “incident” last week with using full-strength argan oil (see my previous blog post) is almost over – I am pretty much recovered. This reaction, coupled with a drop in outside temperatures to below freezing, prompted me to make a change to my skin care routine. Gentle and Protect are the key words… Read more »

Yardley of London Cellophanes Lipcolor 1969

I love this beautiful 1969 Yardley of London ad for Cellophanes Lipcolors and Nailcolors, featuring model Patsy Sullivan. This was nearing the end of Yardley’s fabulously romantic and colorful London Mod-type ad campaigns of the mid to late ’60s. The ’70s brought a more subdued, “natural” makeup look to Yardley advertising, so it’s fun to… Read more »

Norma Jean Before Marilyn

I usually do a Marilyn Monroe post on our shared birthday, June 1st, but I decided to wait a couple days and look back on Marilyn before she was MARILYN. I have this wonderful book by Andre de Dienes, Marilyn – Mon Amour – The private album of Andre de Dienes, her preferred photographer.  In… Read more »