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May 11

Happy Spring!  We are excited to give you the latest and greatest from our Fashion Flash Bloggers!

 

Do you have  a mass of freckles on your chest?  Deb of No-Nonsense Beauty Blog tries out different methods to get that creamy smooth  red carpet decollete.

Positive Living advocate Barbara Hannah Grufferman thinks that women over 50 can actually feel more confident and pretty if they use less makeup! Here are her best tricks for looking pretty and polished in minutes!

An Osteoporosis Prevention Workout can go a long way towards protecting bone mass and preventing falls that can cause a fracture. Learn what type of bone loading exercises you should do from Women’s Fitness Expert, Mirabai Holland.

Do you think you can really tighten and tone your tummy in just 30 seconds a day? Pictures don’t lie!  DivaDebbi proves you can with Mio’s Get Waisted.

We want to get you thinking about your adrenal health. The post Society Wellness is sharing to peak reader’s interest about adrenal health, because it is one of their  favorite subjects on their blog. Put it this way; are you busy, multi-tasking, or juggling what feels like a million things? Then this post is for you.

Prime Beauty keeps her peepers clean and hydrated with Tarte’s fabulous new Fresh Eyes Maracuja Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover Wipes. Trust me, you’re gonna LOVE them, pinky swear!

We know we go through a lot of changes when going through menopause, but what about the changes in our skin during menopause? Fab Over Forty went to the experts to see how we can adapt to these changes.

How do you look like a million bucks without spending a million bucks? It’s easier than you think! Style expert Deborah Boland shares her tips for looking fabulous when money is tight.

 

 

Spring is in full swing!! Check out Parsley & Sage and Art of Cloth for the newest in Spring Fashions!

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Apr 6

We are filling in this week and have the honor to host Fashion Flash!  Take note of these fabulous posts and tips from our favorite bloggers!

 

Deb of No-Nonsense Beauty Blog has a confession.

DivaDebbi takes a look at extreme plastic surgery; celebrity style and how jarring it is when well know faces change before our eyes.

The black and white trend is going strong. Deborah Boland shares classy yet casual ways to wear this flattering trend.

Positive Living Advocate Barbara Hannah Grufferman thinks you can shop in your own kitchen for fabulous health and beauty products! Check out some of her best finds (and you won’t need your Amex!)!

Prime Beauty is ditching her black, gray and brown winter wardrobe for the brights shades of  summer. Bring On The Brights!

Getting fit can change your life! Women’s health and fitness expert Mirabai Holland shares her insight.

 

And, at Black Cat Plus, we were excited to participate in the Fabulous After 40 L’eggs Promotion! Check it out!

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Mar 24

Today we have some great posts for you to read from our fab Fashion Flash bloggers! Enjoy!

 

 

Have you tried a monthly beauty subscription service? Cindy from Prime Beauty shows you what she got in her March Ipsy Glam Bag and why she sticks with it!

Deb  of No-Nonsense Beauty Blog adds some new favorites to her beauty tool kit.

Want happy hair? Jackie Silver from AgingBackwards.com reminds you of hair tips you know and reveals a few you may not know.

Want to lose weight? There’s an app for that! Women’s wellness expert has the skinny on weight loss apps.

Positive Aging Expert Barbara Hannah Grufferman thinks every woman can look fresh, pretty and modern in minutes with the right makeup in the right places. See her latest tips for looking fab over 50!.

Halfway between perfectly pretty and goth lies a new type of bloom that’s dark, moody and mysterious. Deborah Boland shares the perfect way for women over 40 to wear spring’s latest trend, dark florals.

Is a lipstick worth $49? Find out what Dana from Fab Over Forty thinks about these Tom Ford lipsticks for Spring.

DivaDebbi test drove Color WOW Temporary Root Touch-Up Kit. How did it fare compared to her usual fave root fix Gray Away? Find out here

 

 

 

 

And at Black Cat Plus, Spring is a poppin’ check out our new line of Sping items at www.Blackcatplus.com.

 

 

 

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Jan 5
New Year 2014 Fashion Flash
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Black Cat Plus is so excited to have one of the first Fashion Flash posts for 2014!!

Fashion Flash is a weekly round-up of the best fashion and beauty posts from 40+ bloggers! Take a look below!

Let’s see what is in the news from our fabulous Fashion Flash Bloggers!

Are you feeling unhealthy after the eat-too-may-sweet treats holiday season?  The Menopause Makeover Food Pyramid supports finding your healthy weight by eating yummy foods 5-6 times a day.  The Menopause Makeover is not about getting skinny, it is about getting healthy embracing your own unique shape and frame-size.  I lost 25 pounds in 12-weeks after I created the 8-step 12-week Menopause Makeover program.  You can too!  Check out these inspiring Menopause Makeover testimonials, and start your makeover today.

It’s a new year and a new time to rethink our beauty routines. Fab Over Forty reviews Mireille Guiliano’s latest book French Women Don’t Get Facelifts. See what the French women do that maybe we should all consider for 2014.

 

Cindy from Prime Beauty is head-over-stilettos with a fabulous new foundation. SENNA’s Lasting Illusion Foundation has a satin finish perfect for the over 40 woman.

 

Positive Aging Expert Barbara Hannah Grufferman thinks too many women over 50 let sex slow down to a screeching halt! But, the truth is . . . sex after 50 can be the best ever. WATCH THIS!

 


While smoking is often glamorized in Hollywood, there’s nothing beautiful about the effects it can have on your face and health, as Jackie from AgingBackwards.com points out.

 

Deb of No-Nononsense Beauty Blog tests a home remedy for winter dry skin.

 

 

Mirabai Holland, women’s fitness expert says ” I’ve spent a lot of my career studying why fitness program succeed or fail. Try my top 10 fitness tips to help you ward of decrepitude.

 

There was a time when wearing white after Labor Day was a fashion faux pas. But not anymore! Deborah Boland shows you how wearing white will make you stand out in a sea of drab wintry wardrobes.

 

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Oct 27
Fashion Flash Fall Edition
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Happy Fall Everyone, or Autumn.  Days are getting shorter and it is getting colder here in the Northeast.  Below are some great tips from our Fashion Flash Bloggers to keep you warm and cozy for the season.

Kari from Fab Over Forty talks about how Brows are an important way to keep looking youthful. Fab Over Forty shows us a new eyebrow pencil that works beautifully to fill in brows.

 

Staness from Menopause Makeover reports that,

Drinking red wine in moderation may reduce a risk factor for breast cancer, acting as a natural weapon.  A recent study found that chemicals in the skins and seeds of red grapes slightly lowered estrogen levels while elevating testosterone in premenopausal women who each drank eight ounces of red wine – just under two glasses (eight ounces) – daily for about a month.

Cindy from Prime Beauty thinks she may have taken a sip from the fountain of youth. See what new skincare product has her turning back the clock!

Welcome to Sylvia at 40+ Style!

40+ Style gives tips on how to wear an A-line skirt over 40 and shares the results of the latest ‘translate the runway’ look dressing challenge with 40+ women rocking their A-line skirts!

Positive Aging Expert Barbara Hannah Grufferma thinks too many women over 40 skip right past the THIRD PILLAR of OVERALL FITNESS . . . putting themselves at risk for, well . . . read the post to find out!

Mirabai Holland, Women’s Fitness Expert tells you what you can do to become more flexible


 

Still Blonde after all these YEARS brings you “The Perfect Menopause Gift” … Menopause Parking.


How do you look like a million bucks without spending a million bucks? It’s easier than you think!  Style expert Deborah Boland shares her tips for looking fabulous when money is tight.

Before you paint your face into a cat or a ghoul, see these Halloween makeup tips from Jackie Silver at AgingBackwards.com.

Deb of No-Nonsense Beauty Blog  offers  a truly effective  skin care plan for less than $1/day.

And over at Black Cat Plus, we have a Fall Sale Going On!! Check it out!!

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Aug 11

 

I am so honored to be a part of the Fashion Flash!

Winding down for the last weeks of Summer. At Black Cat Plus, we are getting ready for Fall! Exciting items coming in daily!

You get the best-of-the-best with these amazing women!  So,see below, for this week’s best from our fabulous bloggers as they talk about getting the most out of the last few weeks of Summer!

Kari from Fab Over Forty shares with us how she takes her summer beauty to fall beauty with her favorite beauty transition pieces.

It may be the end of summer, but keeping a healthy weight year round is important especially during the winter months.  Eating high-protein snacks can curb cravings and increase metabolism. MenopauseMakeover.com has a great list of high-protein snacks to help you obtain or maintain your healthy weight.

Prime Beauty introduces the LUNA, a new skin cleansing and anti-aging device that has her ready to abandon her beloved Clarisonic. Read her review and enter to win your very own LUNA, a $200 value!

Positive aging expert Barbara Hannah Grufferman interviewed world-famous dermatologist Dr. Doris Day for her book, The Best of Everything After 50, and discovered that simple skin care always works best. Want to know the secret to great skin at any age?  Read On...

Summer may be winding down, but the colorful fingernails trend is still going strong! Style expert Deborah Boland from Fabulous After 40 shows you how to freshen up your manicure with one of these popular nail trends that will flatter your fingers.

Women’s Fitness Expert Mirabai Holland shows you how to use cross training to stay cool in summer’s heat.

Summer winding down signals back to school. That means less time for morning beauty and skin care prep. Jackie Silver from AgingBackwards.com has shortcuts every mom could use for school day – or any day – beauty.

Deb of No-Nononsense Beauty Blog explores a popular protein powder as a beauty food.

 

 

 

Meet our newest blogger, Shelley Zurek of Still Blonde After All These Years.

 

 

 

 

 

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Jun 2

Welcome to the Fashion Flash with posts this week from your favorite bloggers.

Here’s what they have in store for you this week, check it out!

Starting with Shawna from Female Fat Loss Over Forty:

Do you ever feel like you’re going to ‘pee your pants’ when you laugh? Heaven forbid you try a jumping jack if this is the case. Female Fat Loss Over 40 expert, Shawna K, has a solution for you here.

With summer humidity on its way, how can a girl fight frizz? Jackie Silver from AgingBackwards.com shows you a new hot tool that helps smooth hair and add shine.

When you feel trapped in a tornado of activity, spirituality may keep you grounded to your center of happiness.  MenopauseMakevoer.com has 15 tips to nourish your spirituality.

Prime Beauty got a royal pampering  with Perlier luxury bath and body products for a pauper’s price and you can too!

Positive Aging Expert and author of “The Best of Everything After 50″

Barbara Hannah Grufferman wants you to embrace the Plank, your body’s new best friend.  Click here for the scoop on how to do it right . . . so it really works! Video included!

From Moving Free with Mirabai, Don’t have time for a lunch break let alone an exercise break? At least you can reduce your stress. Try these two quickie stress relievers at your desk.

There is more than one type of sensitive skin.  Deb of No-Nonsense Beauty Blog looks at a common trigger.


Who doesn’t love a cute summer dress? But which ones are best for your over 40 lifestyle? Style expert Deborah Boland shares her picks for 9 summer dresses that will make you look modern.

Fab Over Forty interviews Sonia Kashuk and gets her beauty do’s and don’ts for women over 40.

 

 

 

 

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Mar 10

Well, here we are! We set the clocks ahead! It is almost Spring and the Fashion Flash Bloggers have a lot of great info for you!

 

They’re bold & bright, but how do you wear florals when you’re over 40 and not look like an old lady?  The Glam Gals at Fabulous After 40 have a few ideas for how to put together a floral outfit that looks fab.

 

 

Get the skinny on your hidden fat and what you can do about it from Mirabai Holland, Boomer Fitness Guru.

 

Red carpet Oscar fever may be over, but celebrity makeup artist Bruce Grayson shares his ‘any day red carpet tips’ with us via Jackie Silver from AgingBackwards.com.

 

Do you become dazed and confused when trying to choose an eyeliner for your over 40 eyes? Cindy over at Prime Beauty brings you Eyeliner 101‘ to help you decide which type is right for you!

Celebrate spring with a Strawberry Kiss!  This pink delight is 50 calories less and only a third the sugar of a strawberry daiquiri.  So YUMMY and Menopause Makeover approved!

 

Say bye-bye to dry wrinkled lips with this product that Fab Over Forty recently discovered.

Deb of No-Nonsense Beauty Blog  finds out that snowstorms and Retin A don’t mix.

Positive Aging expert, Barbara Hannah Grufferman, takes you through the latest research on vitamin D and calcium, cutting through the noise, and getting to the bottom of everything you need to know right now to be fit, healthy and strong.

 

 

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Jan 6

Happy New Year! We have some great posts today from our fabulous Fashion Flash women!

Fab Over 40 shares with us some wintertime skincare tips from Dr. David Bank, Director at the Center for Dermatology in Mt. Kisco, NY.


Smile your way into 2013! Jackie Silver at AgingBackwards.com has tooth tips from the dental academy.

Win an amazing FabOverFifty Menopause Makeover Giveaway worth over $1,600!  Win 12 weeks of personal consultation with Staness Jonekos, author of The Menopause Makeover, and lots of fabulous goodies.  Create the makeover of a lifetime in 2013!

How do you look professional yet stylish when it comes to casual career dressing when you’re over 40?  The Glam Gals at Fabulous After 40 have some advice on some must-have wardrobe pieces to wear to the office.

Too simple, or simply perfect? Fab Over Fifty wants to know what you think of this look!

New Year, New You. Lose weight and get in shape. Great tips this week at Moving Free with Mirabai.


Planning on going on a diet this January? Maybe you should rethink that idea. Female Over Fat Loss Over 40 Expert, Shawna K, tells you why.

Deb of No-Nonsense Beauty BLog  looks at the beauty benefits of grapefruit.

Prime Beauty is having fun creating a plethora of nail looks with Le Metier de Beaute’s Holiday Nail Lacquers. The Deck the Nails duo are shimmering overlays and Bright as Night are deep jewel tones including the new Pantone color for 2013-Emerald! See what combinations she created!

 

Happy Reading and Have a Happy New Year! May All of your Dreams Come True!

Jodell

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Oct 21
Fashion Flash: Fall Edition
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Fall is sure looking to be a season of wonderful colors, scents of apples and sounds of people rummaging through the leaves.  Thanks to all of our wonderful bloggers who have some great tips for the Fall. Read on!

Welcome to this season’s Fashion Flash!

Female Fat Loss Expert, Shawna K, provides information on what the WORST exercises for your shoulders are.

Fab Over 40 shares some Halloween cocktails that are not only delicious, but contain some healthy ingredients too.
Think you can only get those gorgeous gel nails for a high price at the salon? Jackie Silver from Aging Backwards.com has discovered a time-saving, affordable DIY kit.

Asthma is on the rise. But you can still lead an active normal life including exercise. Take a look at Mirabai Holland’s Exercising With Asthma Video Short.


From Staness of Menopause Makeover who says, “Enjoy my favorite Coffee Mocha Protein Shake recipe first thing in the morning or for an afternoon pick-me-up.  Easy to make and yummy, loaded with calorie burning protein!”

What are the must-have items to bring on a cruise when you’re over 40?  The Glam Gals at Fabulous After 40 have some stylish tips for you.

Deb of No-Nonsense Beauty Blog looks  for a supplement for weak nails.

 

Who wore it best? Vote and win in Fab Over Fifty’s Foxcroft style challenge

More as it happens! Jodell

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