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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
7 Tips for Finding Your Skin Undertone Color and Makeup Shades That Will Make You Look Radiant
10 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?
11 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?
11 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?
1 year 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

Has the Power of Coincidence or Visualization Impacted Your Life?
1 year ago

Has the Power of Coincidence or Visualization Impacted Your Life?

Have you ever experienced a coincidence that has stayed with you over the years… or had some intriguing results from using visualization? Read More

9 Tips to Bring Your Eyebrows Back at the Front Lines and Gain a Beautiful, Natural Look
1 year ago

9 Tips to Bring Your Eyebrows Back at the Front Lines and Gain a Beautiful, Natural Look

If you have any doubts about how important our eyebrows are to our overall appearance, check out the two pictures below of Anne Hathaway which have been circulating the Internet. Read More

Fresh News for an Aging Mind: Cellular Therapy – What Is That?
1 year ago

Fresh News for an Aging Mind: Cellular Therapy – What Is That?

Medicine has evolved a lot in the past decades. When we were in our 20s and 30s, treatment options were limited. Now we are in our sixth decade and beyond, and the possibilities seem endless. Read More

Is the Beauty Industry Finally Paying At Least Some Attention to Those of Us Over 50?
1 year ago

Is the Beauty Industry Finally Paying At Least Some Attention to Those of Us Over 50?

Do you ever feel like talking back to the TV when you see those ads for anti-aging creams featuring young models with not a wrinkle in sight? Read More

Who Knew? 4 Makeup Tips for Mature Women That I Wish I’d Known Sooner!
1 year ago

Who Knew? 4 Makeup Tips for Mature Women That I Wish I’d Known Sooner!

By any chance, do you, like me, have an image of your mom in red lipstick applying powder to her nose? This image is indelibly printed in my brain… along with another image that actually makes me squeamish: remember the fox stoles of the 1950s? I can’t even go there. Read More

6 Interesting Focus Group Findings and How They Relate to the Ageism in the Beauty Industry
2 years ago

6 Interesting Focus Group Findings and How They Relate to the Ageism in the Beauty Industry

My husband will never understand how I can sit in front of the computer for hours at a time watching YouTube makeup videos. But as a makeup artist who specializes in working with women over 55, I find the product reviews offered by YouTubers to be helpful. Read More