Go Grey or Dye it?


grey hair and attitude

Going grey with attitude

This morning I got honked at for taking too long at the stop sign and it was all the fault of a grey hair.

It wasn’t my fault; I had just looked in the rear view mirror and noticed a shiny grey hair.  I was mesmerized. It wasn’t the first grey hair I’ve found.  Or the second, or third……..and I just had to isolate it and pull it out and inspect it.  All these new grey hairs make me wonder, should I let nature take its course and turn into a salt and pepper diva?  Or should I fight it with everything I’ve got until my last breath?

Some women can age gracefully, but what if you feel that it’s happening too early?  Not a fair question is it?  We all feel that way at some point. I have friends that have gone grey gracefully.  They look smart and sophisticated, stylish and even debonair.  It hasn’t made them look older, it’s made them look and act more confident.  But is it for everyone….probably not.  Some of us have facial features and skin tones that don’t suit the grey.  It can make us look older, or my worst fear; haggard and dreary.  If your grey grows in silvery and shiny, you might as well go for it, it can look stylish, current, and even trend-setting. Continue reading

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What Not to Wear in Public – Pajama Pants


shopping in pyjama pants and uggs

Like most women, I love my comfy pants and working at home means that I can wear whatever I’d like.  I have a wide range of yoga and track pants, some of which are more stylish than others.  And some days I’d love to just keep my pyjamas on all day, throw on my robe and slippers and work in complete comfort.  There is a problem though; my kids need to be taken to school and as creative as I like to think I am, I just can’t stretch my imagination far enough to picture myself doing it in my flannel pj’s. Continue reading