Author Archives: zoebgreenberg

Give Yourself a Lift

I am a paradox when it comes to new things with extravagant claims: skeptical to the max while being hopeful in the extreme! This is basically how I approached friend Wendy who represents Nu Skin when she wanted me to … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Friends After 50

I just returned from my yearly trek to Santa Fe to visit old friends. After living there 13 years, I was lucky to amass a lot of them and what a varied bunch they are! There is something about Santa … Continue reading

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Cheap Thrills

The au-courant trend in fashion is all about High/Low. Say, pairing an H&M top with jeans and Louboutins. Or think Duchess Kate in an ethereal gown by Alexander McQueen on her wedding day and a Zara frock the very next. … Continue reading

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A Certain Smile

Everybody wants to flash it: that confident smile that flaunts gleaming, brilliantly white, practically glow- in the- dark teeth. The demand for whiter teeth is the single most requested dental service today and an estimated $1.4-$1.7 billion business, having increased … Continue reading

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Ready for Prime Time

Unless you have a smooth, lineless and poreless complexion (raise your hands, please!) before you reach for your foundation, you need primer. So says makeup artist Napolean Perdis, famously quoted as saying “Not to prime is a crime!” After cleansing, … Continue reading

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Life Support

Last December, I met my irreplaceable friend J. in New York for a few days of drink, debauchery, gluttony, shopping, an over dose of museums and constant conversation to celebrate a BIG birthday. On the last morning, we repaired to … Continue reading

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The Big Cleanse

Although we now associate “cleansing” with detoxing, deprivation and green juice, this is about the OTHER kind of cleanse, the one you should be doing twice daily on your face. Healthy, smooth and vibrant skin is the basis for beauty … Continue reading

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After 5o Health Food

When you think of “health food”, what comes to mind? The ubiquitous head of kale? Quinoa, perhaps? Anti-oxidant loaded blueberries? Personally, my idea of the perfect after 50 health foods are red wine and dark chocolate! Deep and fruity, redolent … Continue reading

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When Aging is (Literally) Painful

So I was la-de-da-ing my way through my early 50’s when one day the index finger on my right hand started to redden, hurt and swell. I didn’t need a brilliant diagnostician to tell me: I had osteoarthritis. Eventually the … Continue reading

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Summer Life Savers

While I’m still savoring my week on the Cape, I find I’m paring life down to a few necessities. Here are the 4 things I find I can’t live without: 1. Buggle I don’t know what it is about my … Continue reading

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