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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.

Makeup for Older Women: Exploring the Power of Contouring (Video)
3 years ago

Makeup for Older Women: Exploring the Power of Contouring (Video)

Makeup for older women is a hot topic for our community. Unlike previous generations of women, who were expected to dress a certain way and “age gracefully,” women our age are expressing themselves through stylish clothing and dazzling makeup. Read More

A Short History of the Bikini: A Wave-Making Fashion Hit Turns 70
3 years ago

A Short History of the Bikini: A Wave-Making Fashion Hit Turns 70

What once-banned, now ubiquitous female summer poolside and seaside attire is celebrating a 70th birthday this month?

If you answered the bikini, you really are a dedicated follower of fashion. Read More

Who Do You See When You Look in the Mirror? A Boomer’s Guide to Loving Your Face
3 years ago

Who Do You See When You Look in the Mirror? A Boomer’s Guide to Loving Your Face

A few weeks ago I wrote a light-hearted article offering tips to boomers on how to take selfies, seeing as it’s such a phenomenon. Granted, it’s a millennial phenom, which I don’t love all that much. But hey, times change and change is the only certain thing in life. Read More

Eye Makeup for Older Women: How to Draw Attention to Your Beautiful Eyes (Video)
3 years ago

Eye Makeup for Older Women: How to Draw Attention to Your Beautiful Eyes (Video)

It’s been over 2 years since Ariane Poole and I started working together on a series of makeup tips for older women videos. In today’s video, we will show you how to draw attention to your beautiful eyes. Read More

Tips and Tricks for Developing Your Shopping Style After 60
3 years ago

Tips and Tricks for Developing Your Shopping Style After 60

For most women, shopping is an inherited or possibly even genetic characteristic. We don’t need to take classes because most of us are born with a shopping degree. But we do need to follow certain guidelines if we are to be awarded a postgraduate degree. Read More

Are These the Best Summer Foundations for Aging Skin? We Think So! (Video)
3 years ago

Are These the Best Summer Foundations for Aging Skin? We Think So! (Video)

Ariane Poole and I are both ignoring aging stereotypes and letting our hair grow for the summer. Who says older women can’t wear long hair! Not us!

Before my latest interview with Ariane, I reached out to the Sixty and Me community to ask them what questions they had about makeup for older women. One comment that came up repeatedly was “What is the best summer foundation for aging skin?” Read More

6 Summer Plus Size Clothing Styles for Boomer Women
3 years ago

6 Summer Plus Size Clothing Styles for Boomer Women

Summer might just be the perfect season. The sun is shining, people are smiling and flowers are blooming. Everything seems to pull you outdoors. Enjoy the beauty of these precious months! Read More

I Love Homemade Body Scrubs! Just Mix Coconut Palm Sugar, Coconut Oil and Sandalwood Essential Oil
3 years ago

I Love Homemade Body Scrubs! Just Mix Coconut Palm Sugar, Coconut Oil and Sandalwood Essential Oil

I absolutely love playing with homemade body scrubs. After all, the body scrubs that you can get in most stores are super expensive. In addition, many commercial body scrubs include ingredients that you might not even want on your skin!

So, over the last year or so, I’ve started to experiment with creating my own luxurious body scrubs from items in my kitchen. Today, I’d like to share my favorite coconut palm sugar, coconut oil and sandalwood essential oil body scrub. Read More

My Bourjois Eyeshadow Secret and Other Makeup for Older Women Tips
3 years ago

My Bourjois Eyeshadow Secret and Other Makeup for Older Women Tips

Like many older women, I sometimes have trouble getting my makeup to play well with my glasses. In this video, I’d like to share a special product that I have found that really helps to make my eyes pop. I usually apply it in a special way, which I will get into in a second. Read More

Maxi Dresses and Summer Fashion for Women Over 60
3 years ago

Maxi Dresses and Summer Fashion for Women Over 60

The sun has finally returned and it’s time to talk about summer fashion for women over 60. I’ve been quite surprised that I haven’t seen older women wearing maxi dresses or maxi skirts during the summer months. Read More