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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

2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years ago

Top 10 Favorite – And Recommended — All-Matte Eyeshadow Palettes

So just what is it that makes matte eyeshadows especially wonderful for those of us who are 50+? Well, there are a number of reasons. First, matte eyeshadows offer opaque, rich, saturated color which is great for unleashing…

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2 years ago

Must-Have Current, Favorite and Recommended Makeup and Beauty Tools

Since it’s been almost two years since I did a video focusing on my most important and highly recommended beauty tools, I thought it was high time to do an updated version featuring my current favorites. These are tools that I use on a regular basis…

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2 years ago

Easiest Ways to Make Your Face Look Slimmer

If you’ve ever seen those tabloid headlines that say “Stars Without Makeup” – and then looked at the photos, you know exactly what I mean! Makeup can help our eyes look bigger and more lifted and our mouth look fuller. It can even slim…

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2 years ago

The Best Ways to Cover Up Those White and Grey Eyebrow Hairs

Since I’ve received some questions lately about how to cover up those white and grey eyebrow hairs that just seem to keep popping out, I thought this would be a good time to discuss some solutions. Now, many of us have only a few white…

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2 years ago

8 Lies and Myths We’ve Been Told (And Might Believe!) About Makeup After 50

I think today’s topic is one we can all relate to: the many things we’ve read and heard that we should and shouldn’t do regarding the makeup we use after 50. And some of these “shoulds” and “shouldn’ts” are really pervasive in our culture and frankly…

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2 years ago

Best 2021 Makeup and Skincare Products for Over 50 (VIDEO)

I thought it would be fun to take a glance backward and share with you my take on the best skincare and makeup products I tried in 2021 that I think can work especially well for those of us with mature skin. Some of these products I hadn’t tested previously…

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2 years ago

A Game-Changing Product for Those of Us with Hooded Eyes

As we all know, we can’t stop the signs of aging, but thankfully there are ways to minimize the effects. Whether we’re in our 50s or 80s, we can feel even better if we look as good as we feel. One of the areas where aging most noticeably takes its toll is our eyes…

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