Sophie Uliano is Gorgeous for Good

sophie uliano and rachel lincoln sarnoffBefore I left to celebrate Sophie Uliano’s new Gorgeous for Good: A Simple 30-Day Program for Lasting Beauty – Inside and Out book at Crossroads Restaurant in Hollywood, I checked Facebook. Not one, not two, but FIVE of my friends had posted Comedy Central’s latest “Inside Amy Schumer” video. By now, you’ve probably seen it, too: Schumer stumbles on Tina Fey and Patricia Arquette toasting Julia Louis-Dreyfus as she ages out of celluloid sexuality. Apparently, as an actress you know it’s over when you’re asked to play the mother of an actor who was your love interest in a previous film and/or wardrobe exclusively outfits you in gigantic sweaters. IRL, trying to artificially maintain youth a la “Real Housewives” makes you look “like a purse that melted in a car accident.”

Of course, the whole thing is tongue in cheek—all three actresses are ridiculously gorgeous, vibrant and at the top of their games—but the video did make me think. Am I aging well or just deluding myself? Can I still wear skinny jeans or do I need to start investing in giant sweaters? The timing was perfect for a conversation with Sophie, whose Oprah-endorsed Gorgeously Green book series opened up sustainable living to an entire generation of women. Sophie’s new Gorgeous for Good is all about doing the right things now for enhanced beauty and wellness in the future–and I’m giving away two copies! [Read more…]