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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.

Business Looks for Working Older Women
2 days ago

Business Looks for Working Older Women

Executive or casual, it’s always important to have your clothes fit your body type, lifestyle, and daily activities. Casual is fine for the home and daytime outings with friends, but a more business-type and professional look is required when we work…
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Thinking About Going Grey? Here’s What to Really Expect
4 days ago

Thinking About Going Grey? Here’s What to Really Expect

As we age, Mother Nature has a way of softening our appearance. Our hair turns grey in an attempt to create a softening halo around our face which is succumbing to gravity and the loss of moisture and collagen. A darker, fuller mane of hair might be too harsh…
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How to Create Sophia Loren’s Makeup Look (Video)
5 days ago

How to Create Sophia Loren’s Makeup Look (Video)

It was at the Milan, Italy, airport customs that I learned to lie and say I was a tourist. In truth, I was a 16-year-old model, and needed to avoid the all-important work visa. It was the mid-1980s and Julianne, my fellow model and deceiver, taught me to smile…
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How to Choose the Best Lip, Cheek and Eyeshadow Colors That Will Help You Go From Good to Gorgeous
1 week ago

How to Choose the Best Lip, Cheek and Eyeshadow Colors That Will Help You Go From Good to Gorgeous

A few years ago, I was teaching a makeup techniques class for those of us over 50. A woman came up to me and whispered, “I hope you’ll talk about wearing the right colors because everyone around here wears beige.” And quite honestly, that wasn’t far…
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How to Look Elegant on a Zoom Meeting
2 weeks ago

How to Look Elegant on a Zoom Meeting

Meetings, lunches, paint nights, parties… there’s so much happening on Zoom these days. And while it’s wonderful to be able to connect with friends and family virtually, there are drawbacks too. Honestly, who enjoys staring at themselves during…
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6 Fashion Faux Pas that Kill Your Style Over 60
3 weeks ago

6 Fashion Faux Pas that Kill Your Style Over 60

When I interviewed fashion expert, Melanie Payge, I was shocked to find out that I was committing several serious fashion faux pas. Not only was I drawing attention away from my best assets, but, I was actually making some of the challenges…
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10+ Tips for Sparse Eyebrows (Demos Using Different Techniques and Products)
3 weeks ago

10+ Tips for Sparse Eyebrows (Demos Using Different Techniques and Products)

If you are over 50, chances are you’ve noticed a few changes in your eyebrow area. Figuring out how to get the shape just right without making your brows look drawn on, too dark, too thick or uneven can be challenging. But with the right products, techniques…
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Are Older Women Showing Too Much Skin?
4 weeks ago

Are Older Women Showing Too Much Skin?

Not long ago the eternally sexy Susan Sarandon appeared at an awards ceremony wearing a white tuxedo pantsuit, with lapels cut almost to her waist, revealing a good portion of her cleavage. Her bust was covered by a black bra/bustier…
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What Is in Your Retirement Wardrobe?
4 weeks ago

What Is in Your Retirement Wardrobe?

Except for front line workers and clerks (and God bless all of you who are) a lot of us have been experiencing a form of “retirement,” during the pandemic lockdown. We’ve been relegated to living in sweats and athleisure outfits…
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The Quickest, Easiest Eyeshadow Application for Older Women (VIDEO)
1 month ago

The Quickest, Easiest Eyeshadow Application for Older Women (VIDEO)

Eye shadow can do wonders to highlight our eyes and help us look our best. Yet I’ve heard from a number of you that eyeshadow application can be a bit challenging – and, frankly, just too time consuming and difficult…
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