Presenting Mid-Life Crisis Jolie

I realized something basic and silly and obvious while in bed last night:


Technically, it might be a third-life crisis, since I hope my time won’t be up when I hit 68, but the fact remains: I just turned 34. I’m a year away from 35, that classic old “holy shit, what am I doing with my life?” milestone. And I work in an industry that, for the most part, is a young woman’s game.

Bloggers Share Their Best Beauty Advice From Mom

Mother's Day is always a little bittersweet for me. I miss Mama Jolie something fierce, but then again, I miss her everyday. C'est la vie! Many of the lessons Mama Jolie taught me were beauty ones (sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen!), so I thought it would be fun to turn to my blogging brethren to see what they'd ...

A few things that made me happy this week

My beauty cabinet: finally organized! MAC nail polish in Play Day, a creamy spring-y orange: This "greatest hits" beauty product mailing from Neiman Marcus: Especially this Jason Wu Orchid Rain candle featuring white orchid, nashi pear, pomegranate and goji berry: Very few things are more exciting or more delicious than a Mastro's martini: Excepting, of course, Robbie Williams!! What else do ...

Miss America 2012 with Wen Haircare

This trip to Vegas brought home a sad truth: I'm officially old. I was back in my room before midnight on both nights of the Miss America 2012 press trip with Wen Haircare--and I voluntarily left our private VIP table with bottle service at Marquee nightclub after only 25 minutes and a few sips of a ...