Hair Talk

Why Do I Have To Be Fitter Than Him?

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March 25, 2014
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I think I have a problem with my husband. He is health conscious and fit and he has will power.
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The Bad Haircut Blues

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January 21, 2014
Bad haircut blues

Then, inexplicably, she cut my hair so that it fell mid ear. The look I was going for was “short and chic." The look I ended up with was “Bozo the clown."
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Give Some Love To A Gorgeous Gray

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January 20, 2014
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Grays are the trendsetters of the world: the wisdom seekers and “grayt” thinkers.
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Best of 2013: Beauty & Style

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December 30, 2013
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At mid-life, our personal upkeep is top of the mind. These were BA50's top 4 articles (most clicked on) in the Beauty & Style Category in 2013.
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Fashion Over 50: Party Dresses That Flatter Your Figure

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December 27, 2013
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It is easier than ever for mature women to find that perfect dress for any festive occasion.
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My Professional Makeover!

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22
November 16, 2013
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Somehow, between the cut and the color, they made going gray look (and seem) kind of hip! Modern, even.
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What You Can Do About Thinning Hair

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October 24, 2013
hair after 50

By the time they are 50, at least one-half of all women in the United States, have some problem with hair thinning.
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Is It A Floor Wax Or A Dessert Topping?

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October 22, 2013
needing glasses to read directions

When you can't read the directions on the back of your beauty product, something bad is bound to happen.
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The Hair Salon – Better Than Therapy!

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October 22, 2013
The Hair Salon: Better Than Therapy

Politically speaking, I didn’t like the salon – didn’t like what it represented.
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My Hair Defines Me

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October 22, 2013
shirley temple

It took a while to learn that my curls were my greatest asset. By the same token, it took a long time for me to realize who I really was.
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My Journey To Gray

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May 28, 2013
Gray and Beautiful, going gray

My husband walked right by me, not recognizing the new me
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Ask the Experts: Learning to Love Your Hair

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April 24, 2013

For some women, making peace with their hair might be looked upon as a more difficult task than making peace in the Middle East. Those with straight tresses want to go curly and curly-haired gals long for straight locks. Can’t we all just get along??   From essence.com: Ask the Experts: Learning to Love
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Hair Matters

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7
April 23, 2013
bird in hair

I know this is utterly shallow, preposterous and true. How can hair matter so much?
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My Husband’s Midlife Crisis

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April 23, 2013
my husband's midlife crisis

My husband has grown a beard. A crazy, woolly, middle-aged , grey beard.
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What You Don’t Know About Your Hair Color

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April 23, 2013
hair dye

If you don’t know, or don’t ask, you may end up like I did.
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I’m Going Gray

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April 23, 2013
Grey Hair

I notice that there are more and more of us proud silver-haired women around, at least in the Bay Area.
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Who’s Nesting In My Hair?

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8
April 23, 2013
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If the birds and insects are actually finding my big hair a place of interest, maybe it is time to tame it.
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Haven’t Used Shampoo In Two Years

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4
April 23, 2013
Natural Hair - No Shampoo

My hair has never been healthier. Even my hair dresser is shocked by the change, and he would know.
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To Go Brazilian Or Not?

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March 26, 2013
brazilian wax waxing

As I cringed, she described how a very talented Israeli woman ripped the hair off her most personal areas with melted wax...for only $65.00
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I Hate My Hair Stylist…And Yours

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March 26, 2013
bald is beautiful woman

Actually, being bald isn’t all that bad. People think I’ve had chemo and hold doors for me.
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