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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.

Exploring Clothing for Hot Flashes: My Top 4 Fabrics
3 months ago

Exploring Clothing for Hot Flashes: My Top 4 Fabrics

This may seem an unusual article to write for women who are over 60, but, like me, there are still many women having to deal with some of the less pleasant effects of menopause. So, if you are one of those women and are still sweating, this little article on the four best fabrics to wear may help. Read More

13 Summer Makeup Tips for Older Women – Avoid a Meltdown and Look Your Best!
3 months ago

13 Summer Makeup Tips for Older Women – Avoid a Meltdown and Look Your Best!

Recently, I was looking forward to a walk around one of the beautiful Minneapolis, Minnesota lakes with a former work colleague – especially since it looked like it was going to be a real “top 10” gorgeous, summer day. Though I knew it was going to be very hot, I’d neglected to check the humidity level. Read More

Blast from the Past! How Vintage Clothing is Experiencing a Fashion Revival
3 months ago

Blast from the Past! How Vintage Clothing is Experiencing a Fashion Revival

If you’ve been following fashion lately, you’ve noticed that there is an 80s nostalgia phase in full swing: big shoulders, dramatic silhouettes (Grace Jones redux, anyone?), exaggerated ruffles, shiny and see-through fabrics… and did I mention big shoulders? Read More

How to Adjust Your Personal Fashion Style When Travelling or Moving to a New Country
3 months ago

How to Adjust Your Personal Fashion Style When Travelling or Moving to a New Country

Moving to a new country can have a big impact on our personal fashion style. Adapting may be more or less of a challenge, depending on how different the new culture is from your own. Read More

Makeup After 60: What Is Face Primer and Is It Really Necessary?
4 months ago

Makeup After 60: What Is Face Primer and Is It Really Necessary?

It’s time to be brutally honest. When I first heard about face primer, I thought, “You’re kidding. One more layer of stuff to put on my face? No way!” Read More

Give Your Aging Skin Some Love with Vegetables, Not Sugar
4 months ago

Give Your Aging Skin Some Love with Vegetables, Not Sugar

Your mom probably told you more than once to eat your vegetables, right? If your mom was like mine, she chopped and served fresh when she could. Read More

How to Find the Blush and Lipstick Colors That Will Make You Look Radiant in Your 60s
4 months ago

How to Find the Blush and Lipstick Colors That Will Make You Look Radiant in Your 60s

Once you have discovered the undertone of your skin, you are ready to go in search of the lipstick and blush color – or colors! – that will brighten your complexion, enhance your whole appearance and possibly become life-long favorites or “signature” looks. Read More

3 Easy Ways for Plus Size Women Over 50 to Look (and Feel) Cool
5 months ago

3 Easy Ways for Plus Size Women Over 50 to Look (and Feel) Cool

As a woman over 50, finding your fit in the fashion world can be a major struggle. This is especially true for plus size women. Read More

7 Tips for Finding Your Skin Undertone Color and Makeup Shades That Will Make You Look Radiant
5 months ago

7 Tips for Finding Your Skin Undertone Color and Makeup Shades That Will Make You Look Radiant

Whether you’re simply ready for a change, want to freshen up your look or your favorite lipstick has been discontinued – and doesn’t that happen way too often? – finding just the right lip and blush color can be a game-changer. Read More

6 White Must-Have’s for Your Summer Wardrobe
5 months ago

6 White Must-Have’s for Your Summer Wardrobe

Does anything say “summer” quite like wearing white? It has several traits in common with its absolute opposite on the color spectrum, black: it’s chic, it’s easy to accessorize, it can be worn as a monochromatic outfit, and it always looks great! Read More