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Penelope Jane Whiteley is the self-appointed Queen of Aging Disgracefully. A writer, international speaker, clothes designer, stylist and traveller, she helps other women to live their lives on their own terms. Her courses include “Lose 10 pounds in 10 minutes,” “The Reboot,” “Just Write the Damn Book.” Find her on http://www.penelopewhiteley.com, Twitter, and Facebook.

Latest Posts By Penelope Jane Whiteley

2 months ago

Keeping a Makeup Journal – What Can You Learn That You Didn’t Know?

We don’t usually associate keeping a journal with our beauty products. Neither skin care or makeup. I have certainly never done so, but in review, it seems to be a good idea. No more buying something that gives you a rash…

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2 months ago

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Grey Hair (#4 is Harder Than it Sounds!)

Having finished Grey Hair & You, I came to the realisation that the greatest prejudice against grey hair in women comes from women themselves. There is an incredible number of women who believe they look younger with dark hair…

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3 months ago

2 Surprising Tips for Minimizing Hair Issues in Your 50s and 60s

Over the decades, our hair, like our skin, suffers a sea-change. I’m not just talking about the trials and tribulations sometimes associated with going grey. As your hormones fluctuate and eventually disappear, everything from your hair’s thickness…

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3 months ago

9 Healthy Habits for Women Over 60

Over the years, I have discovered there are certain pieces of common sense that apply to our weight and overall health. And whether we lose or gain weight, there are also certain undeniable facts that we must acknowledge…

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6 months ago

Stop Staring at Your Mobile Phone and Get More from Life After 60

We’ve all seen the jokes about social media and mobile phones. For so many people these days, it seems an impossible task to put their phones in their pocket or purse. Have you ever wondered how on earth we managed to get through…

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9 months ago

8 Hair Colour for Older Women Mistakes… And How to Fix Them!

You know it when it happens because you start to look washed out and tired – your hair colour isn’t working. To say it isn’t flattering is probably an understatement. Are the things you’re doing to hide the grey hairs aging you? That’s not the way it’s…

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1 year ago

Long or Short Hair Over 60?

Are you a woman over 60 who has taken to the scissors and had the long hair of your past removed? Or are you still wearing your glorious mane at the same length and in the same cut as you did back in the ‘60s or ‘70s or ‘80s?

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1 year ago

10 Things That Aren’t Coming Back with Age – And 10 New Ones That You Can Discover Now!

I know almost every woman over 60 bemoans certain assets they had previously, which are no more. One woman’s loss isn’t necessarily your own but most of us can empathise if not sympathise. I know this because I have very thick hair…

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1 year ago

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis

We all know regular exercise is beneficial: mentally, physically and emotionally. We also know it can be hard to motivate ourselves sometimes, especially if we are dealing with the pain of osteoarthritis…

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1 year ago

5 Amazing Shapewear Selections and Other Fashion Over 50 Finds

We all acquire lumps and bumps and wobbly bits as we become women of a certain age. By the time we are 50, we start feeling and seeing the effects of gravity and the loss of elasticity in our skin. Even thin people lose this elasticity….

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