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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.

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

How to Protect Your Aging Skin from Damage While Shaving
3 years ago

How to Protect Your Aging Skin from Damage While Shaving

There are many good things about being over 60. Feeling more confident in your own skin is one of them.

While you will still want to look your best, the days of fretting about the size or shape of your body are behind you. Beauty, like wisdom, comes with age. Those aged over 60 can still enjoy their favourite beauty regimes to help them look and feel great and shaving is a big part of that.

So, how should shaving for women over 60 be approached? Read More

How to Deal with Common Aging Skin Issues | Makeup Tips for Older Women (Video)
3 years ago

How to Deal with Common Aging Skin Issues | Makeup Tips for Older Women (Video)

By the time we reach our 60th birthday, most of us are perfectly comfortable in our aging skin. We have even learned to embrace, or at the very least accept, our wrinkles. At the same time, while we may be comfortable with our bodies, we still want to look and feel our best.

In a recent interview with celebrity makeup artist, Ariane Poole, I sat down to discuss how to embrace positive aging, while keeping our aging skin as healthy and vibrant as possible. I hope you enjoy the show! Read More

Choosing the Best Eyebrow Makeup | Makeup Tips for Older Women (Video)
3 years ago

Choosing the Best Eyebrow Makeup | Makeup Tips for Older Women (Video)

Over the years, we have done all kinds of things to our eyebrows. We’ve shaved, plucked, waxed and threaded them. We survived the various “brow trends,” from super-thin to wild to full.

Now, in our 60s, we have a more balanced approach to makeup, but, we still want to look out best. This leaves many of us asking, “What’s next for our brows?” and “How can we create the look that we want, using the latest makeup techniques designed just for older women?” Read More

Makeup for Women Over 60: Older Lips Need New Makeup Tricks! (Video)
3 years ago

Makeup for Women Over 60: Older Lips Need New Makeup Tricks! (Video)

What are the most visible changes that happen to your body as you get a little older? If you are like most people, you probably said, “wrinkles.” Or, you may have thought about the difficulty of keeping the extra pounds off after 60. Read More

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes and Winkles – Advice from a Professional Makeup Artist (Video)
3 years ago

How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes and Winkles – Advice from a Professional Makeup Artist (Video)

We affectionately call our wrinkles “laugh lines” or even “roadmaps of our lives.” Recently, it’s become popular to say that we should just accept our wrinkles as a natural part of aging. Read More

Get Rid of Your Chapped Lips and Give Your Aging Skin the Love it Deserves
3 years ago

Get Rid of Your Chapped Lips and Give Your Aging Skin the Love it Deserves

For most of us, dryer, thinner lips are an unavoidable part of the aging process – not to mention a telltale sign of our advancing years! In spite of this, they’re also often the most neglected part of even the strictest beauty regimes – through dehydration, sun exposure, and wind damage, our lips’ protective barrier thins out with age, and a chapped texture leaves lines and wrinkles looking yet more noticeable.

The good news is that it’s possible to relieve the dryness, flakiness, and soreness of chapped lips. Read on for our useful guide. Read More

How to Apply Makeup for Grey Hair (Video)
3 years ago

How to Apply Makeup for Grey Hair (Video)

Many older women are choosing to embrace their natural hair color and go grey gracefully. If this sounds like you, you may be wondering how to adjust your makeup techniques to get the most from wonderful new look. Read More