One of the biggest makeup mistakes you can make as an older woman is applying the same techniques that you used as a teenager. In this makeup tips video, we discuss why blue is a great choice for your next mascara. When it comes to makeup for older women, blue really is the new black!
I love pomegranates. I’m not just talking about how wonderful they taste – although they are certainly delicious. I’m talking about something slightly deeper. Pomegranates remind us that what is on the inside really matters. In fact, as you probably already know, sometimes the ones that look the roughest on the outside are the sweetest on the inside.
One of the most useful makeup products for older women is concealer. When you chose the right concealer for your aging skin and apply it correctly, it can have a major impact on your look. Concealer won’t make you look younger. But, it may help you to look and feel your best!
When it comes to beauty after 50, one of the worst things that you can do to your skin is to spend too much time in the sun. As the days get longer and the sun returns, it may be tempting to get a “healthy” looking tan.
Today, I came across a quote by Dale Carnegie that reminded me of all of the fabulous women that have surprised me over the years. The quote was, “The expression a woman wears on her face is far more important than the clothes she wears on her back.”
Ok, I have a confession to make. Like many people, I have always been somewhat intimidated by beautiful women like Cindy Joseph. Over the years, I’ve seen her in trendy fashion magazines, with her fabulous long grey hair and glowing skin. So, when I sat down to interview Cindy about beauty after 50, I didn’t know what to expect.
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.
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you are probably very aware that I consider the idea that women over 60 should “age gracefully” as being somewhat outdated.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.
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.
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.