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Book Review: Ten Years Thinner: Week Four of the Diet and Exercise Program

I have now finished week four of the Ten Years Thinner diet and exercise plan, by Dr. Christine Lydon, M.D. This week saw another illness, which made me miss a number of days of exercise. I lost no weight, but my measurements continued to shrink. For those confused how that could happen, keep in mind… Continue Reading

Ten Years Thinner Book and Diet Review: Week Three of the Diet and Fitness Plan

I am now through week three of the Ten Years Thinner diet and exercise plan, by Dr. Christine Lydon, M.D. With the start of week four, I finally get some dairy! This was a week of cheating for me, so it is no surprise that the numbers are much less impressive than the first two… Continue Reading

Ten Years Thinner: Week Two of the Diet and Fitness Plan Book by Dr. Christine Lydon.

I have now completed two weeks of the Ten Years Thinner diet and exercise plan, by Dr. Christine Lydon, M.D. I get to start eating legumes this week, so I have white chicken chili going on the stove right now! First off are the numbers: Weight lost in week two: 4 pounds Total weight lost:… Continue Reading

Ten Years Thinner: Week One of the Diet and Exercise Plan by Christine Lydon, M.D.

Last week I announced my start of the Ten Years Thinner diet and exercise plan, by Dr. Christine Lydon, M.D. Now that I have completed the first week, an update is in order! First off, I will go straight to the numbers. After week one: Weight lost: 5 pounds (color me impressed) Inches off: Thigh:… Continue Reading

Beauty and Fashion Tech Goes on a Diet With Ten Years Thinner, by Christine Lydon, M.D.

I like my pasta and beer! So much so that I have also gained around 15 to 20 pounds since I moved from Nebraska to Illinois a year and one half ago. ACK! So when the topic of doing a review of a diet book came up among members of the Beauty Blog Network, I… Continue Reading

Beauty Book Gifts

Looking for the best beauty books, either for yourself of as gifts? Try out some of these great books! The Beauty Buyble: The Best Beauty Products of 2007 (pictured below) was my favorite of last year and there are still some available. This set consists of a book describing a wide range of beauty products… Continue Reading

Q&A With Nadine Haobsh, aka Jolie in NYC and Author of The Beauty Confidential

If you are not familiar with Nadine Haobsh, you should be. She is a former Beauty Editor and author of the popular blog Jolie in NYC. The history of her blog is more than a little interesting. From her Bio: Dubbed “the poster girl for the blogger generation” by the New York Post, Nadine Haobsh… Continue Reading

The Little Black Book of Style, by Nina Garcia of Elle Magazine and Project Runway

I am quite a book lover, and while I am usually found reading fiction, I have quite a soft spot for beauty and fashion books. Some are more enjoyable than others, and some more useful than others. Nina Garcia’s The Little Black Book of Style fits nicely into both the enjoyable and useful categories . The Little… Continue Reading

New Beauty Book From Latina Recording Artist Thalia

Latina recording artist Thalia has entered the world of publishing with this new beauty book: Thalia: !Belleza!: Lessons in Lipgloss and Happiness. Some time back I worked fairly diligently at regaining my use of the Spanish language.  As part of my practice, I would listen to music in Spanish. I found a number recording artists… Continue Reading

Carmindy, The 5-Minute Face: The Quick and Easy Makeup Guide for Every Woman

One of the most popular makeup books this year is The 5-Mintue Face by Carmindy. I recently took a look at this book and think it is a good basic book for anyone who feels that they could benefit from an easy to use makeup guide. Right off, I have to say that the book… Continue Reading