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

9 months ago

10 Top Makeup Tips – in 10 Minutes – for Women 50+

In my Zoom makeup consultations, makeup classes, and presentations to women’s groups, I often ask women what their biggest makeup challenge is. As you might imagine, it ranges all over the board – from eye issues to downturned…

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11 months ago

2 Quick and Easy Solutions for Sparse Brows and Thinning Hair

Have you ever pulled the hair back that’s around your temple and been a little startled by how sparse the hair looks in that area? I know I definitely have! And most of us have also experienced the look of sparse brow hair as well…

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11 months ago

10 Ways to Use a Makeup Sponge (with Demos)

Since a number of you have requested information about how to use a makeup sponge and all the different ways to use it, that’s exactly what today’s article and accompanying video are all about. And I think you’ll be a bit amazed…

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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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