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.

19 hours 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…

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2 days ago

How to Reduce the Clutter in Your Handbag

Do you carry a handbag? What’s in yours? Do you know? Are we all carrying too much in our bags? As a light traveller, I extend my Planepack light travel principles to other aspects of my life…

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4 days ago

5 Simple Tips from The French Women’s Style Playbook

Style! It’s so personal, which is why I love working with women to define, develop and perfect their unique and distinct looks. And I especially love working with women 60 and older! Whether you’re retired, working, or somewhere in-between…

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5 days ago

Teaching Style to Your Grandchildren: Fun Shopping with the Next Generation

Not all that long ago, women over 60 were relegated to the hinterlands of style. Phrases like “dressing like your grandma” or “dressing like an old lady” were the unkindest dig one could make about someone’s attire…

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1 week ago

7 Fabulous Accessories That Add Flair and Style for Women Over 60

I was blessed with a mother who could take a scarf and a couple of cheap bangles and turn an inexpensive outfit into a fashion statement. It was a knack she acquired by watching her aunties…

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2 weeks ago

Top 10 Favorite – And Recommended — All-Matte Eyeshadow Palettes

So just what is it that makes matte eyeshadows especially wonderful for those of us who are 50+? Well, there are a number of reasons. First, matte eyeshadows offer opaque, rich, saturated color which is great for unleashing…

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2 weeks ago

Dressing in the Neutral Zone? You Can Get More from Fashion Over 60!

Are you feeling stuck in your neutral-zone wardrobe or with same-old, same-old look? It’s easy to get into a habit or keep a look that worked for you a decade or two ago, but maybe it’s time for a change!

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2 weeks ago

5 Comfortable Travel Outfits for Women Over 60

Going on vacation? Going on a work-related trip? Picking your outfit for the travel part of your journey is important. You want to be comfortable, look nice, and definitely not frumpy. There is no need to look like you have your gym sweats…

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3 weeks ago

How to Take Care of Your Hair in the Springtime

Every season has its hair issues. Spring is known for wind, sun, rain showers and, mostly, unpredictability. Depending on where you live, the air around you may be getting more humid or staying dry as always – and either one will affect…

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3 weeks ago

Style Over 60: When I Grow Up I Want to Be a Cool Old Lady

Recently, I was looking at old pictures with my friend Susan. We have been friends since college and I mentioned when looking at old photos that I looked better than I remembered. “Yes, me too,” said Susan. “I was pretty cute back then. Why didn’t I think so at the time?”

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