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Makeup and Fashion

Beauty after 60 isn’t about anti-aging. It’s about feeling your best. Let’s talk about how makeup for older women, fashion, skin care and hairstyles can help.

Are You a Frankie or a Grace? A Signature Style Can Speak a Lot About Your Personality
2 weeks ago

Are You a Frankie or a Grace? A Signature Style Can Speak a Lot About Your Personality

The stay-at-home order and social unrest has made all of us a little wacky… and turned a lot of us slightly feral. (I took a scissors to my own hair this past week… that’s why you won’t see any current photos of me!) One important escape…
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6 Reasons to Love Face Masks – Besides the Obvious
2 weeks ago

6 Reasons to Love Face Masks – Besides the Obvious

There’s nothing like a pandemic to show the cracks in the veneer. Where things can break down. What does not work. And yet I am the eternal optimist. I like to find that silver lining. The lesson, the takeaway, the surprise…
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BLINK, BLINK! The Eye-Opening Facts on Lashes: Thickeners, Lengtheners, False Lashes, and Extensions
3 weeks ago

BLINK, BLINK! The Eye-Opening Facts on Lashes: Thickeners, Lengtheners, False Lashes, and Extensions

I love the movie stars of years past. One of them is Bette Davis with her long and popping lashes and glamorous gowns. World renown personal power drilled through those famous eyes. Her legendary quote from the film All About Eve…
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Day Creams, Night Creams, What’s the Difference? (Especially for Mature Skin!)
3 weeks ago

Day Creams, Night Creams, What’s the Difference? (Especially for Mature Skin!)

They both moisturize, but day and night creams are specifically formulated to meet the varying environmental and biological experiences our skin goes through 24 hours a day.

It’s a question …
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How to Lose the Old Lady Look: 11 Pro Makeup Artist Tips for Women 50+ (Video)
4 weeks ago

How to Lose the Old Lady Look: 11 Pro Makeup Artist Tips for Women 50+ (Video)

It’s inevitable that the passing of years will bring about some expected (and unexpected!) changes. But the good news is that we can make just a few tweaks to our makeup routine…
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8 Steps to Make Online Shopping Successful and Fun!
4 weeks ago

8 Steps to Make Online Shopping Successful and Fun!

It may be true that you don’t need to know how to do your shopping online to be happy. And it’s safe to say that brick and mortar stores won’t all have disappeared in our lifetime. But as an older woman who has trouble finding the right fitting clothing at times, I do think that online shopping can be beneficial. Read More

You Won’t Believe My Secret Weapon for Dressing Well as a Woman Over 60
1 month ago

You Won’t Believe My Secret Weapon for Dressing Well as a Woman Over 60

Do you consider yourself well-dressed? Are you a fashionista?

Some women over 60 were fashion icons in their earlier years and remain as such today. They know what looks best and wear what they are both comfortable in and what makes them look fabulous. Others follow the latest trends, chasing an image that may be more fantasy than reality. Read More

Express Your Unique Self! Fashion Accessories for Magnificent Mature Women
1 month ago

Express Your Unique Self! Fashion Accessories for Magnificent Mature Women

As more candles are added to your birthday cake each year, you may start to accumulate more and more retired trinkets in your treasure chest. Women maturing into older age tend to shy away from the style they have built over the years and see trends as something they can no longer keep up with. Read More

Over 60? It May Be Time to Change Your Lipstick!
1 month ago

Over 60? It May Be Time to Change Your Lipstick!

At nearly 65 years old, I am starting to wear lipstick. Why? I’m moving into that “pink lady” stage where my scalp is pink and shows through my hair, but the rest of me is losing some of its freshness. As I age, to my dismay, I find that my lip and skin coloring are fading. Read More

2 Surprising Tips for Caring for Your Hair in Your 50s and 60s
1 month ago

2 Surprising Tips for Caring for Your Hair 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 – his is covered in depth in my book Grey Hair & You. Read More