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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
Pro Makeup Artist Tips on How to Minimize the Look of Large Pores for Women 50+ (Video)
3 days ago

Pro Makeup Artist Tips on How to Minimize the Look of Large Pores for Women 50+ (Video)

When we reach 50, we may notice quite a few changes on our face, and one of them may be the size of our pores. About six years ago, I remember looking at my nose and surrounding area…
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How Important Is Quiet (Introversion) in Today’s Noisy World?
5 days 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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Makeup After 60: What Is Face Primer and Is It Really Necessary?
2 weeks 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

9 Pro Makeup Artist Tips for Women 50+ That Can Really Make a Difference (Video)
2 weeks ago

9 Pro Makeup Artist Tips for Women 50+ That Can Really Make a Difference (Video)

I think many of us can identify with the woman in one of my makeup classes for women 50+ who recently blurted out: “You wake up and feel like you’re still 30-something…
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4 Tiny Makeup for Older Women Tips That Make a Big Difference
3 weeks 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. They’d arrive at school early and sneak into the bathroom to put on their makeup together. Read More

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

A Pro-Makeup-Artist Guide to the 10 Most Helpful Beauty Tools for Women 50+
1 month ago

A Pro-Makeup-Artist Guide to the 10 Most Helpful Beauty Tools for Women 50+

About a decade ago there was a fascinating series of programs on PBS that placed several modern-day families and individuals in a recreated, historically accurate environment…
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6 Skincare Musts for Women 50+ (AND 5 Game Changing Skincare Products!) – Video
2 months ago

6 Skincare Musts for Women 50+ (AND 5 Game Changing Skincare Products!) – Video

There’s no question that for our makeup to look its best, our skin has to look its best. We all know the four essential care practices for great skin…
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9 Pro Makeup Artist Tips for Women 50+ with Hooded Eyes (Video)
3 months ago

9 Pro Makeup Artist Tips for Women 50+ with Hooded Eyes (Video)

What exactly is a hooded eye? Hooded eyes form when we have excess skin folding down from the brown bone to the lash line which makes our eyes look smaller. We can be born with hooded eyes or they can be a result of our skin changing as we get older…
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Should You Shun Shimmer Eye Makeup After 50? Check Out These 5 Suggestions
5 months ago

Should You Shun Shimmer Eye Makeup After 50? Check Out These 5 Suggestions

Do you remember rummaging through your mother’s (or grandmother’s) jewelry box and being drawn to the sparkle of a rhinestone brooch or earrings? Or perhaps you recall playing dress up with a friend…
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