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 runs the “Boomer and Beyond Beauty with Elise” YouTube channel. Elise has authored the free guide The Top Four Research-Proven Makeup Techniques That Help Us Look Our Best Now.

Latest Posts By Elise Marquam-Jahns

4 weeks ago

Rogue Chin Hair? How Shaving Your Face Can Make a Big Difference

About 14 years ago, I was looking forward to having lunch with my friend Norma as it had been quite a while since we’d had a chance to get together. As we sat down and started catching up, I just couldn’t help staring at her chin…

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4 weeks ago

Top 4 Eyebrow Things We Can Do to Look Our Best Beyond 50! (VIDEO)

Eyebrows are one of the most important – but also the most underappreciated – features on our face. They just don’t get the credit they deserve for their ability to truly transform our face…

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1 month ago

My Own 8-Minute Makeup Routine (VIDEO)

I’ll never forget the day that I had to make a major presentation to the Board of Directors of the non-profit organization where I worked. I was so anxious about it that I – not surprisingly – had difficulty falling asleep the night before…

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2 months ago

The Top 7 Makeup Techniques, Products and Tools That Make the Biggest Difference

As a makeup artist who specializes in working with those of us over 50 – and who is well over 50 myself – I know first-hand the changes that take place in our facial structure and skin as the decades roll by…

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3 months ago

Pro Makeup Artist Recommendations: 10 Great Foundations for Women Over 50

When it comes to looking our best, wearing the right foundation that evens out our skin tone is the biggest make-or-break makeup product in our entire makeup routine. But as we all know, our foundation can create a beautiful, glowing second-skin…

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3 months ago

These Best of the Best Makeup Products Never Fail Me! (Over 50)

My joy as a makeup artist comes from helping those of us over 50 realize the potential of our best selves. We absolutely deserve to look and feel our best, and – with the right products and techniques – we absolutely can. Makeup can be a wonderful…

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3 months ago

4 Tiny Makeup for Older Women Tips That Make a Big Difference

61-year-old Janet arrived at the makeup counter wearing full makeup. As she gradually became more comfortable talking with me, she shared that her 9th grade best friend had taught her how to use makeup…

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3 months ago

Makeup Application Techniques for a Flawless Look Every Time

Even though I’ve done a boatload of videos focusing on makeup techniques for those of us with more mature skin, I’ve never specifically focused on a subject which is really crucial to creating a beautiful, flawless makeup look: the actual application techniques we use to apply that makeup. After all, we can have a fantastic […]

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4 months ago

Uh-Oh! 10 Makeup Mistakes That Happen to Most of Us – and How to Fix Them

If you look at one side of my face in the accompanying video, and your reaction is “Wow, what a train wreck!” – I’d certainly agree with you! This is what our makeup can look like when we have quite a few “uh, oh” moments when applying our makeup…

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4 months ago

Quick and Easy 1-Palette Full Face Makeup Look

If you like the idea of a quick and easy out-the-door makeup look using primarily one palette, you’ve come to the right place. Because in today’s video I’m going to be using an all matte, 15-pan palette to do my brows, eyes, blush, highlight…

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