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Makeup and Fashion

Beauty after 60 isn’t about anti-aging. It’s about feeling your best. Let’s talk about how makeup for older women, fashion, skin care and hairstyles can help.

Radiant Orchid is Pantone’s Color of the Year 2014
3 years ago

Radiant Orchid is Pantone’s Color of the Year 2014

When I lived in Dallas, Texas, I was always fascinated by a shop called The Purple Store that proudly announced “Everything we sell is purple!” From Christmas decorations to clothes, mugs to watches, they were totally committed to purple lovers everywhere. So, I couldn’t help smiling when I heard that Radiant Orchid, a beautiful soft purple, has been chosen as the Color of the Year 2014 by Pantone. Read More

Winter Skin Care Tips for Women Over 60
3 years ago

Winter Skin Care Tips for Women Over 60

Winter has its own special magic and charm. On cold nights you get a warm inner glow when you snuggle up under a blanket with a mug of hot chocolate, reading a book or watching a movie. However, as soon as you turn on the heater in your home, or venture out into the winter weather, your skin begins to suffer. Read More

Unbelievably Cozy Clothes and Useful Accessories to Try this Winter
3 years ago

Unbelievably Cozy Clothes and Useful Accessories to Try this Winter

Winter can be a difficult time of year for fashion – often it seems like women spend the entire winter season bundled up under many layers of scarves, hats, heavy boots and puffy coats. Fortunately, if you want to preserve your sense of beauty and style even during the bleakest weather of the year, there are a variety of options for cozy clothing and winter accessories for women that keep the fun of fashion alive – without busting your budget. Read More

6 Places to Buy Fashionable Glasses for Older Women
3 years ago

6 Places to Buy Fashionable Glasses for Older Women

For years, I searched for the perfect place to find fashionable glasses for older women. No matter where I looked, something was always wrong. Either the styles were old-fashioned and boring or the selection was poor. Read More

How to Look Beautiful Naturally with Attitude, Exercise, Nutrition and Makeup (Video)
3 years ago

How to Look Beautiful Naturally with Attitude, Exercise, Nutrition and Makeup (Video)

In my recent video, Ariane Poole, a celebrity makeup artist, and I discuss 6 tips for bringing out a woman’s natural beauty after 60. Since we are no longer focused on using makeup to help us look more mature, Ariane encourages us to take a more “positive aging” approach that lets our radiant and vibrant beauty emerge. Read More

Exploring Fashion and Style for Older Women (Video)
4 years ago

Exploring Fashion and Style for Older Women (Video)

Get ready to be inspired by Judith Boyd, my guest in this episode of the Sixty and Me show. Judith is a 70 year old blogger whose site “Style Crone” expresses her passion for style and fashion in the lives of older women. Read More

Vintage Clothing – Step Back in Time and Look Amazing
4 years ago

Vintage Clothing – Step Back in Time and Look Amazing

Women over 60 have many options for how to be stylish; fortunately, more clothing designers and manufacturers are starting to understand the potential of selling fashionable clothes to women our age. But one of the biggest trends in fashion right now for women of all ages is Read More

Homemade Skin Care Recipes that Actually Work
4 years ago

Homemade Skin Care Recipes that Actually Work

Taking care of our skin as we get older is one of the most visible ways for women over 60 to keep looking healthy and vibrant. But how do you know the “right way” to take care of your skin without wasting money on chemical potions that might leave your skin dry and irritated? Read More

6 Makeup Tips for Older Women from Professional Makeup Artist, Ariane Poole (Video)
4 years ago

6 Makeup Tips for Older Women from Professional Makeup Artist, Ariane Poole (Video)

Ariane Poole, a leading celebrity makeup artist, joined me on the Sixty and Me Show today to discuss several fabulous makeup tips for older women. Ariane has worked with the UK’s top fashion and beauty photographers for 25 years and has just launched her own line of cosmetics. Read More

Fashion for Women Over 60 – Look Fabulous Without Trying to Look Younger
4 years ago

Fashion for Women Over 60 – Look Fabulous Without Trying to Look Younger

Let’s talk about fashion for women over 60. One of the biggest myths about older women is that we are no longer interested in looking stylish. There is a big misconception in our culture that women over 60 are invisible, frumpy, and uninterested in sensuality and beauty – that we’re all matronly and sexless and no longer part of the world of fashion, art and creative life force. Read More