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About Elise Marquam-Jahns

Elise Marquam-Jahns is a professional makeup artist who is passionate about helping women 50+ get their glow back. She is the founder of Boomer and Beyond Beauty and recently launched “Boomer and Beyond Beauty with Elise” – a makeup and beauty YouTube channel specifically designed for women over 50.
Latest Posts | By Elise Marquam-Jahns
Need to Improve Your Slumber? This Expert’s Advice Works Wonders for Women Over 60
2 months ago

Need to Improve Your Slumber? This Expert’s Advice Works Wonders for Women Over 60

According to Dr. W. Chris Winter, author of The Sleep Solution, most physicians receive less than two hours of training about the entire field of sleep during medical school…
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Senior Weight Loss 101: What Is the Microbiome Diet?
3 months ago

Senior Weight Loss 101: What Is the Microbiome Diet?

Our oldest daughter gave us a very special gift this past Christmas: two round trip tickets from Arizona to Minneapolis so we could spend four days after Christmas with her family. We laughed as we played games like Spoons, Telestrations, and Scattergories…
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Feeling Unhappy? This Powerful Happiness Exercise Works Like Magic
4 months ago

Feeling Unhappy? This Powerful Happiness Exercise Works Like Magic

Are we living where our soul feels at home? This topic resonates with many of us.

Many of us have lived in a certain place for career or family reasons. Or perhaps we lived in a place we once loved but which no longer speaks to us. Read More

How to Master the Tiny Behaviors That Can Lead to Remarkable Results
4 months ago

How to Master the Tiny Behaviors That Can Lead to Remarkable Results

In his book, Atomic Habits, author James Clear tells the story of professional cycling in Great Britain which had endured nearly one hundred years of mediocrity…

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13 Summer Makeup Tips for Older Women – Avoid a Meltdown and Look Your Best!
4 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

The Importance of Play in the Years After 60
6 months ago

The Importance of Play in the Years After 60

Just the other day, I was walking near a park close to our home and heard what I can only describe as the joyous squeal of a toddler who’d just gone down a slide. And I’ll always remember the look of pure joy on the face…
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7 Tips for Finding Your Skin Undertone Color and Makeup Shades That Will Make You Look Radiant
6 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

Makeup After 60: What Is Face Primer and Is It Really Necessary?
7 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

How Important Is Quiet (Introversion) in Today’s Noisy World?
7 months ago

How Important Is Quiet (Introversion) in Today’s Noisy World?

I recently came across a cartoon in an email that made me laugh out loud. But it wasn’t a standard punch line or funny character or comment that triggered my laughter. I was laughing…
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Functional Medicine: Have You Heard of the Secret Weapon Against Chronic Disease?
8 months ago

Functional Medicine: Have You Heard of the Secret Weapon Against Chronic Disease?

In a recent TedxChicago talk, Dr. Mark Hyman – an 11-time New York Times best-selling author and functional medicine expert – shared these statistics: Read More