April 2020

Team Mid-Rise or Team High-Rise Bottoms

You are on Team Mid-Rise Bottoms if you prefer wearing mid-rise jeans and pants to high rises, and vice versa. To reiterate, the rise …

Link Love: Nail Maintenance During Lockdown

Last time we talked about hair DIY at home. Today, let’s look at how you can keep up with nail maintenance during lockdown: One …

My 2020 Footwear Edit

The more regularly I edit my closet, the easier the subsequent edits become. So I edit and review quite regularly. It helps me to …

Nail Polish Remover As Stain Remover

I bat for Team Naked Nails and don’t wear nail polish. But I do though keep a bottle of nail polish remover in the house, because …

Street Style, Sheltering In Place Edition

Here in Seattle we’re six weeks into working and staying at home with almost everything around us shut down. Time passes slowly, …

Fab Find: Slip Sleep Mask

Some of of my clients and friends swear by the slip sleep mask to help them fall asleep at night. It’s especially effective when …

Link Love: Hair DIY at Home

With salons and hairdressers closed, some of us are probably considering doing some DIY touch-ups at home. Here are tips for what to do …

My Mega Moisturizers

If you have dry and sensitive skin like me, I can highly recommend these moisturizers. Some of them I’ve been using for decades, …

Fourteen Years of YLF

Software engineer hubs Greg lovingly built YLF for me back in 2006, and on April 5 that year published my first post. I was 35 back …

Changes to My Beauty and Grooming Regimen

Staying at home as our communities shelter and isolate has, to some small or large extent, affected our day-to day styles. I …