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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.

Who Do You See When You Look in the Mirror? A Boomer’s Guide to Loving Your Face
4 months ago

Who Do You See When You Look in the Mirror? A Boomer’s Guide to Loving Your Face

Some time ago I wrote a light-hearted article offering tips to boomers on how to take selfies, seeing as it’s such a phenomenon. Granted, it’s a millennial phenom, which I don’t love all that much. But hey, times change and change is the only certain thing in life. Read More

What Are Your Favorite Moisturizers for Dry, Mature Skin?
4 months ago

What Are Your Favorite Moisturizers for Dry, Mature Skin?

My skin is so dry, it’s embarrassing. I go to have my legs waxed, and the Italian beautician practically has a nervous breakdown over the state of my legs – and my feet! Read More

11 Great Cocktail Dresses for Women Over 50
4 months ago

11 Great Cocktail Dresses for Women Over 50

Have a party, a wedding, a formal or semi-formal event to attend? A cocktail dress is probably what you need. Cocktail dresses are dresses that are dressy yet not too extravagant. They are also sometimes called tea dresses…
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10 Best Bra Options for Older Women
4 months ago

10 Best Bra Options for Older Women

Aging is definitely a process. A process that we can try to gracefully slow down by leading a healthy and active lifestyle. But no matter how much we try, certain body parts are simply prone to weaken over time. Our breasts fall in this category…
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11 Wedding Dress Styles for Older Women
4 months ago

11 Wedding Dress Styles for Older Women

Are you getting married for the first time? Have you been down the aisle before? Or maybe you are renewing your vows with your longtime sweetheart? No matter what the context, you need a wedding dress that will make you shine on your special day.
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4 Myths to Wearing Hats and How You Can Learn to Feel Comfortable in Them
4 months ago

4 Myths to Wearing Hats and How You Can Learn to Feel Comfortable in Them

Hats are not only good for covering up a bad hair day but also provide much needed shade for our faces in the summer sun. Let’s explore the myths about why you may not be wearing hats, as well as some thoughts about how to find…
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Where Are the Plus Size Clothes for Women Over 60?
4 months ago

Where Are the Plus Size Clothes for Women Over 60?

One of the most common complaints that I get when I post a fashion article is that I don’t focus enough on plus size clothing. Typical comments include things like, and, I’m paraphrasing here, “I applaud these women for their boldness, but, frankly, I don’t have a 28 inch waist. How about showing us some plus size women?” Frankly, I don’t disagree with these comments. The problem is not that I am avoiding featuring older plus size models. The problem is that I can’t find any!
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Give Your Aging Skin Some Love with Vegetables, Not Sugar
4 months ago

Give Your Aging Skin Some Love with Vegetables, Not Sugar

Your mom probably told you more than once to eat your vegetables, right? If your mom was like mine, she chopped and served fresh when she could. Read More

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