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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.

Who Sells the Best Makeup for Mature Skin? Which Products Do You Love?
3 years ago

Who Sells the Best Makeup for Mature Skin? Which Products Do You Love?

Like many women in our community, I still love wearing makeup. I don’t use anti-aging products to try to look younger. Instead, I use makeup for mature skin to highlight my best features. And, while I don’t want to look younger, I also don’t want to make myself look any older by using the makeup techniques that I learned as a teenager. Read More

Makeup for Older Women: Are You Making this Common Mistake?
3 years ago

Makeup for Older Women: Are You Making this Common Mistake?

As older women, we have a pretty good idea how to apply our makeup. Well, at least we think we do! In a recent video, I discovered that I was making a number of small mistakes when it came to my makeup application. Read More

Where Are the Plus Size Clothes for Women Over 60?
3 years ago

Where Are the Plus Size Clothes for Women Over 60?

One of the most common complaints that I get when I post a fashion article is that I don’t focus enough on plus size clothes for women our age. Typical comments include things like, and, I’m paraphrasing here, “I applaud these women for their boldness, but, frankly, I don’t have a 28 inch waist. How about showing us some plus size women?” Take a quick look at the comments on this article and you’ll see exactly what I mean. Read More

31 Bold Hairstyles for Women Over 60 from Real-world Icons of Style
3 years ago

31 Bold Hairstyles for Women Over 60 from Real-world Icons of Style

Searching the Internet for advice on hairstyles for women over 60 is somewhat of a depressing exercise. It’s easy to find pictures of celebrities at various red-carpet events. But, finding pictures of stylish “real-world” women who are breaking the mold and embracing new and exciting hairstyles is more challenging. Read More

Are You Going Grey Gracefully? We Need Your Advice!
3 years ago

Are You Going Grey Gracefully? We Need Your Advice!

When I was in the midst of my corporate career, I felt a lot of pressure to continue to dye my hair. My thinking, at the time, was that, in order to be taken seriously, I needed to avoid any associations with getting older. Read More

What’s Your Opinion About Anti-Aging Skin Care?
3 years ago

What’s Your Opinion About Anti-Aging Skin Care?

I’m not a big fan of the term anti-aging. As I discussed with makeup experts Cindy Joseph and Ariane Poole, I much prefer the term positive aging, as I feel that it better represents how we should approach the aging process. Read More

The Real Reason that Companies Are Choosing Older Models
3 years ago

The Real Reason that Companies Are Choosing Older Models

After decades of older women being ignored by the fashion and advertising industries, we’re now seeing a positive new trend: increasing numbers of mature models are gracing the catwalks and pages of billboards, magazines and websites. Does this mean that the fashion world is more enlightened and age-friendly than they used to be? Not really. Fundamentally, it comes down to economics. Read More

Essential Cold Weather Beauty Tips for Women Over 60
3 years ago

Essential Cold Weather Beauty Tips for Women Over 60

When the weather begins to cool (and you’ve stopped reminiscing about summer and evenings by the beach), you’ll usually find that there’s actually quite a lot to look forward to. Read More

How Has Fashion Changed in the Last Century? This Video May Surprise You!
3 years ago

How Has Fashion Changed in the Last Century? This Video May Surprise You!

As women over 60, we have experienced more fashion trends than most. Some of them we are proud of – I still LOVE my 1970s hippie photos! Others, we wish we could leave behind.

Regardless of how you look at the fashions that you adopted over the years, it’s clear that things have changed a lot since we were kids! Read More

Professional Makeup Tips for Older Women: Looking Great in Skype, Photos and Videos (Video)
3 years ago

Professional Makeup Tips for Older Women: Looking Great in Skype, Photos and Videos (Video)

Not so long ago, the only time when we needed to “pose” was when someone took a photo of us. Older women today interact with technology in so many ways. We talk with our grandchildren on Skype. We take part in family videos. We may be asked to participate in video job interviews. Other women, like me, record videos for our blogs. Read More