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.

5 days ago

Makeup and Skin Care Discoveries That Work Especially Well on Older Skin

As a makeup artist who specializes in helping those of us over 50 look our best, I love sharing products which I’ve heard wonderful things about. Of course, I like to test everything before I recommend it myself. First up is a product I use every day…

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5 days ago

Fall Fashion After 50: 4 Transitioning Clothing Ideas for Autumn

It happens every year. The chill starts coming in more noticeably in the mornings and evenings, and we start thinking about the autumn season that is approaching. Let’s review a couple of fun ways to…

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1 week ago

Boost Your Fun Meter When a Bad Hair Day Strikes! Wear Headbands! (Video)

You know those days: one piece of hair sticks out awkwardly; what is supposed to be full on the top or sides lies flat; the curl goes in the wrong direction on one side; your hair just looks like a limp dishrag. Stylish women understand that our hair is our crowning glory…

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2 weeks ago

7 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Casual Outfits as a Modern Mature Woman

Culture is trending more casual than ever before. Men and women used to dress up just to go downtown and do their shopping. Now – at least in some parts of the world – it’s not at all unusual to see folks shopping in their pajamas…

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2 weeks ago

Is Cosmetic Eye Surgery Worth it for Older Women? Here Are the Pros and Cons, and the In-Betweens

To prepare my friends for my latest news – that my husband had cosmetic surgery on his lower eyelids – I say, “I have something to tell you, and afterward I’ll wait until you stop laughing.” But apparently, the joke is on me, because no one laughs…

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3 weeks ago

My Top #1 Recommendations for Each Makeup Product Category (VIDEO)

We are so blessed to have so many amazing skin care and makeup products available to us, but there are some that really do rise to the top. So since I’m a makeup artist who specializes in helping those of us with mature skin…

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3 weeks ago

The Classic Trend of the Little Black Dress

Almost every woman owns some version of the classic little black dress. The trend was introduced by Coco Chanel decades ago and made iconic by Audrey Hepburn in the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s in 1961. Before this, black was only worn…

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3 weeks ago

Can Plastic Surgery Really Improve Your Life After 60?

After a successful keynote speech we had co-presented, my friend Susan and I celebrated over a couple of cold beers. Maybe it was the beer, or the relief I felt after delivering our presentation, but I blurted out something I hadn’t intended to confess…

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3 weeks ago

Too Lazy to Shop for Clothes? You Are Not Alone!

My question is: Why do you think of yourself as lazy? Often, what we think is laziness is just a natural response to uncertainty or insecurity. The entire fashion industry is based on insecurity. The entire fashion industry is based on insecurity…

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4 weeks ago

Back to Work Fall Minimal Makeup Look (WFH Will Dig It Too!)

Minimal doesn’t mean no makeup, nor does it mean using all browns so that you blend in with the wallpaper. You are wonderful, beautiful, and have too much to offer in this crazy world to blend in! Minimal means simple but stylish makeup that stands out…

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