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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 Plus Size Jeans for Women?
3 years ago

Who Sells the Best Plus Size Jeans for Women?

There are few items of clothing that we use more than our jeans. Unfortunately, for those of us on the larger side, finding plus size jeans for women is tricky. Read More

Ariane Poole Has Arrived on the QVC UK Shopping Channel (Video)
3 years ago

Ariane Poole Has Arrived on the QVC UK Shopping Channel (Video)

Do you love to shop on the QVC UK shopping channel? Then I have exciting news for you! My good friend, and frequent guest on the Sixty and Me Show, Ariane Poole, has arrived on QVC UK! Read More

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?
4 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?
4 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

Are You Going Grey Gracefully? We Need Your Advice!
4 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?
4 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
4 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
4 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!
4 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