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.

7 years ago

3 Things I Learned About Beauty After 50 from the Fabulous Cindy Joseph

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. Read More

7 years ago

Let’s Celebrate the Wilder Women Among Us

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you are probably very aware that I consider the idea that women over 60 should “age gracefully” as being somewhat outdated.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. Read More

7 years ago

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Shares One Makeup Tip Every Woman Over 50 Should Know

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. Read More

7 years ago

What is the Essence of Fashion for Older Women? Looking Good or Feeling Good?

When it comes to fashion for older women, the members of our community have strong opinions. In fact, every time I ask a question about style, beauty or fashion for older women, I hold my breath, hoping that the conversation will stay civil and polite. Read More

7 years ago

Hairstyles for Women Over 60: What Do You Think of Helen Mirren’s Pink Hair?

One of the best things about being 60 is that you don’t need to worry about what people think any more. The same goes for hairstyles for women over 60. You can wear clothes that make you feel great, change your hair as much as you want and pursue your passions, no matter how unique or impractical. Read More

7 years ago

“Creative and Bold” or “Classic and Romantic”? What’s Your Personal Style?

Style and personality are unique to every woman and, over the years, we unconsciously establish preferences that reflect the essence of who we are. Read More

7 years ago

Would You Use Drugs to Reverse Aging? You May Soon Have a Choice!

Is it possible that there will be a pill to reverse aging within our lifetimes? According to new research by the Mayo Clinic, the answer to this question is leaning in the positive direction. Let’s take a look at the study and start a discussion. Read More

7 years ago

Surprising Wardrobe Essentials that Re-define Fashion for Older Women (Video)

When it comes to fashion for older women, what are the fashion essentials that everyone should have in their wardrobe? Judith Boyd (a.k.a “The Style Crone”) has the answer! Read More

7 years ago

Anti-Aging Reality Check – Do Women Over 60 Really Want to Look Younger?

Seeing young women advertising anti-aging creams has always annoyed me. Their skin is already flawless. What “improvements” could they possibly desire? I realize, of course, that I may not be in the target audience for most anti-aging creams. Women who are under extreme pressure to look useful are usually in their 30s or 40s. Read More

7 years ago

4 Things Mature Models Teach Us About Beauty After 60

Of all of the people that I have interviewed for the Sixty and Me Show, Cindy Joseph is one of my favorites. Cindy is a mature model and the founder of Boom Cosmetics. She is undeniably beautiful, but, it is her personality and passion for life that I appreciated the most.

When I sat down to talk with Cindy, I expected the conversation to focus on how to find beauty after 60 in a practical sense – what to wear, how to apply makeup, etc. What we actually talked about was far more philosophical – and far more interesting. Read More