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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.

Fight Hay Fever with These Makeup Tips for Older Women (Video)
4 years ago

Fight Hay Fever with These Makeup Tips for Older Women (Video)

When you are suffering from hay fever, applying your makeup can be an itchy, annoying process. The makeup tips for older women in this video will help you to fight back. Here’s how you can take control of your red eyes and itchy nose this hay fever season. Read More

Let’s Celebrate the Wilder Women Among Us
4 years ago

Let’s Celebrate the Wilder Women Among Us

If you have been following Sixty and Me for a while, you are probably very aware that I consider the idea that women over 60 should “age gracefully” as being somewhat outdated. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with taking it easy – if that’s what you want – but, the idea that older women should be seen and not heard really annoys me. Read More

More Baby Boomers Are Getting a Tattoo – Are You?
4 years ago

More Baby Boomers Are Getting a Tattoo – Are You?

Baby boomers have always challenged the status quo. It’s not that we are subversive by nature. Instead, we seem to have an allergy to people telling us what we should and shouldn’t do. In the past, we have challenged injustices and fought for what we believe in. Now, as we reach retirement, we are helping to redefine “acceptable behavior” for older adults.

Let’s take one tangible example – tattoos. Read More

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Shares One Makeup Tip Every Woman Over 50 Should Know
4 years ago

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Shares One Makeup Tip Every Woman Over 50 Should Know

Beauty after 50 is a complicated and somewhat touchy subject. On the one hand, the older we get, the less we tend to care about what other people think. On the other hand, as women in our 50s and 60s, we still want to feel desirable. We still want to look and feel our best, even if we don’t feel the same sense of competition with other women that we did in your youth. Read More

What is the Essence of Fashion for Older Women? Looking Good or Feeling Good?
4 years ago

What is the Essence of Fashion for Older Women? Looking Good or Feeling Good?

When it comes to fashion for older women, the members of our community have strong opinions. In fact, every time I ask a question about style, beauty or fashion for older women, I hold my breath, hoping that the conversation will stay civil and polite. Read More

Hairstyles for Women Over 60: What Do You Think of Helen Mirren’s Pink Hair?
4 years ago

Hairstyles for Women Over 60: What Do You Think of Helen Mirren’s Pink Hair?

One of the best things about being 60 is that you don’t need to worry about what people think any more. The same goes for hairstyles for women over 60. You can wear clothes that make you feel great, change your hair as much as you want and pursue your passions, no matter how unique or impractical. Read More

“Creative and Bold” or “Classic and Romantic”? What’s Your Personal Style?
4 years ago

“Creative and Bold” or “Classic and Romantic”? What’s Your Personal Style?

Style and personality are unique to every woman and, over the years, we unconsciously establish preferences that reflect the essence of who we are. Read More

Going Grey – Yea or Nay? Are Women Over 60 Deciding to Go Grey?
5 years ago

Going Grey – Yea or Nay? Are Women Over 60 Deciding to Go Grey?

Of all of the questions that I have asked the wonderful women in the Sixty and Me community, none has spurred more discussion than the topic of going grey. Read More

Clothing for Women Over 60 – Embrace Your Bohemian Side (Video)
5 years ago

Clothing for Women Over 60 – Embrace Your Bohemian Side (Video)

I don’t know about you, but, I think clothing for women over 60 is so much fun. It doesn’t matter that most of the major fashion brands ignore us. I’m SO over high heels anyway! What matters is that, as women in our 60s, we can finally feel free to choose clothing styles that fit our personalities. Read More

Would You Use Drugs to Reverse Aging? You May Soon Have a Choice!
5 years ago

Would You Use Drugs to Reverse Aging? You May Soon Have a Choice!

Is it possible that there will be a pill to reverse aging within our lifetimes? According to new research by the Mayo Clinic, the answer to this question is leaning in the positive direction. Let’s take a look at the study and start a discussion. Read More