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About Elise Marquam-Jahns

Elise Marquam-Jahns is an author, speaker, radio host and makeup artist who teaches makeup techniques to help women 50+ get their glow back. In addition to her work for a major cosmetics line, she founded Boomer and Beyond Beauty which offers makeup consultations, applications, classes, and makeup parties: https://emjahns.wixsite.com/mysite/blog. In addition, she hosts Normandale Community College’s monthly Learning Well Edge Blog Talk Radio Show which focuses on health and wellness: http://www.edgemagazine.net/edge-talk-radio/learning-well-archives/.
Latest Posts | By Elise Marquam-Jahns
Functional Medicine: Have You Heard of the Secret Weapon Against Chronic Disease?
3 weeks ago

Functional Medicine: Have You Heard of the Secret Weapon Against Chronic Disease?

In a recent TedxChicago talk, Dr. Mark Hyman – an 11-time New York Times best-selling author and functional medicine expert – shared these statistics: Read More

Feeling Unhappy? This Powerful Happiness Exercise Works Like Magic
1 month ago

Feeling Unhappy? This Powerful Happiness Exercise Works Like Magic

Are we living where our soul feels at home? This topic resonates with many of us.

Many of us have lived in a certain place for career or family reasons. Or perhaps we lived in a place we once loved but which no longer speaks to us. Read More

Senior Weight Loss 101: What Is the Microbiome Diet?
2 months ago

Senior Weight Loss 101: What Is the Microbiome Diet?

Our oldest daughter gave us a very special gift this past Christmas: two round trip tickets from Arizona to Minneapolis so we could spend four days after Christmas with her family. Read More

Has the Power of Coincidence or Visualization Impacted Your Life?
3 months ago

Has the Power of Coincidence or Visualization Impacted Your Life?

Have you ever experienced a coincidence that has stayed with you over the years… or had some intriguing results from using visualization? Read More

9 Tips to Bring Your Eyebrows Back at the Front Lines and Gain a Beautiful, Natural Look
3 months ago

9 Tips to Bring Your Eyebrows Back at the Front Lines and Gain a Beautiful, Natural Look

If you have any doubts about how important our eyebrows are to our overall appearance, check out the two pictures below of Anne Hathaway which have been circulating the Internet. Read More

Fresh News for an Aging Mind: Cellular Therapy – What Is That?
4 months ago

Fresh News for an Aging Mind: Cellular Therapy – What Is That?

Medicine has evolved a lot in the past decades. When we were in our 20s and 30s, treatment options were limited. Now we are in our sixth decade and beyond, and the possibilities seem endless. Read More

Is the Beauty Industry Finally Paying At Least Some Attention to Those of Us Over 50?
6 months ago

Is the Beauty Industry Finally Paying At Least Some Attention to Those of Us Over 50?

Do you ever feel like talking back to the TV when you see those ads for anti-aging creams featuring young models with not a wrinkle in sight? Read More

Who Knew? 4 Makeup Tips for Mature Women That I Wish I’d Known Sooner!
6 months ago

Who Knew? 4 Makeup Tips for Mature Women That I Wish I’d Known Sooner!

By any chance, do you, like me, have an image of your mom in red lipstick applying powder to her nose? This image is indelibly printed in my brain… along with another image that actually makes me squeamish: remember the fox stoles of the 1950s? I can’t even go there. Read More

6 Interesting Focus Group Findings and How They Relate to the Ageism in the Beauty Industry
7 months ago

6 Interesting Focus Group Findings and How They Relate to the Ageism in the Beauty Industry

My husband will never understand how I can sit in front of the computer for hours at a time watching YouTube makeup videos. But as a makeup artist who specializes in working with women over 55, I find the product reviews offered by YouTubers to be helpful. Read More

Tools and Makeup Tips for Looking Great in Glasses in Your 60s – Part 2
8 months ago

Tools and Makeup Tips for Looking Great in Glasses in Your 60s – Part 2

In today’s sequel article about “Tips, Tools and Makeup to Look Great in Glasses,” we’ll cover the best way to use concealer and a good way to apply foundation so it’s less likely to come off on your frames. Read More