Best makeup for women 50+

5 Tricks to Finding Your Best Face Makeup

Posted on 10/10/2013 by |Beauty | Comments

Beauty & FashionWe’re suckers for any makeup that says naked, camera-ready, invisible, illuminating, firming or lifting on the label. The gap between our expectations (miracles) and reality (improvement) doesn’t matter. So far only cosmetic surgery, laser resurfacing, fillers and Botox or, of course, Photoshop can produce a flawless wrinkle-free face. Each year and especially every fall we seek a new face buddy with high hopes. Here are 5 tips to getting it right: KNOW YOUR MAC MAKEUP SHADE. Whether you wear MAC …

Bobbi Brown’s Own Beauty Secrets for Women 50+ !

Posted on 03/13/2013 by |Beauty | Comments

Beauty & FashionI met makeup guru Bobbi Brown, founder of her best-selling eponymous brand back in the 80s. She was a freelance makeup artist and I was the beauty editor working with her on a photo shoot. Even then as a rookie she had star power and strong opinions.  She wanted skin to look authentic and used neutral colors that enhanced faces and features. She’s stayed true to that mantra.  Celebs like Meryl Streep, Susan Sarandon and Blythe Danner are fans of …

Midlife Crisis Beauty Boosters

Posted on 03/5/2013 by |Beauty | Comments

Beauty & FashionGood move Michelle O! Instead of  buying a sports car or bungee-jumping at birthday 49, you freaked out and cut statement bangs. Well, it is a cheap, risk-free alternative. Bangs are the secret of the universe. Here’s why: they divert attention away from a saggy jaw or stringy neck, they hide skimpy, over-plucked brows, they cover forehead frown lines and make us look happy, they disguise a thinning hairline, they dress up your face when you pull back your hair …

Makeup for Comfort Junkies!

Posted on 01/17/2013 by |Beauty | Comments

Beauty & FashionWe love comfort and so do plenty of our famous girlfriends like  Sharon Stone, Ellen DeGeneres, Goldie Hawn, Madonna, and Lauren Hutton (especially for off-duty hours).  They hang out in a combo of flats, sneakers, soft jeans, cargoes, slouchy sweaters, tanks and tees and so do we. Makeup is another story. We can’t exactly say no to the de-aging and face boosting benefits cosmetics provide but hey, where’s the comfort?  Those of us totally committed to the cozy concept can …