Beauty Secrets, Revealed by the Queen in Snow White
Do for your neck what you do for your face. Face your neck whatever the case. Pace yourself for 35-55, a quick and bumpy ride, gone in a sneeze. Avoid petroleum; replace with olive oil. Check bitterness at the door; be happy! Do for yourself what you do for others, the money guru says to sisters. Embrace a stash and a place, Virginia wrote, 80 years ago. Don't be dopey or sleepy, and don't buy all that's offered. Wake up! Do for your future what you should have done for your past. Don't be bashful: it's one thing to have a neck, another to stick it out. Go ahead and eat fruit fallen to the ground; be wary of apples in other hands. Know the party's over when the hostess yawns, her jaw like folds of lace. Brace yourself for 55-85, a long and grumpy slide. Help, Doc! Imagine lots of green and see it when your eyes are closed. Don't see red, as in done for, as in broke, as in give up the chase. Do for your head what you do for your face. Avoid asking questions of mirrors. To check your own sad countenance each day is a disgrace. If you hang on, cash can help. Despite it, the Iron Lady's now just a trace of the woman who said, There's no such thing as society! It's our duty to look after ourselves. A head of state. Debased.
Copyright © 2012 by Natasha Sajé. Used with permission of the author.