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On Chapter 45

Posted by musedujour on October 25, 2016 in beauty inspiration motivation Style No Comments

Last year I jumped through hoops of fire to skirt the age question.  I just didn’t want people to know I was 44, because that meant they’d know I’d be 45 next, and then that would just categorize me as old.  I’d be boring, old, uninteresting, and well, just old. I didn’t expect this year

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The First Rule of Muse du Jour is…

Posted by musedujour on September 21, 2016 in beauty Being Yourself Style

    Charm The world exists most beautifully with a balance of law and order and personal creative expression.  This fine balance is what I call charm. And everyone must have it in one form or another. Charm is the beautiful concoction of social manners, etiquette, personal care, awareness, self-value, and worth. Being the best you is about

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death-warmed-over vs. zombie chic

Posted by musedujour on February 22, 2016 in beauty humor No Comments

I tried. Tried to get rid of wearing nude lipstick.  Again.  Eight years ago *ahem* I only wore nude lips.  It made me feel understatedly chic. How could I resist: besides wearing like-silky-skin-Shu Uemura colors, I wore NARS Honolulu Honey, Barbarella, Belle Du Jour…the names alone were appealing enough. My boss (a man) told me

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