de-aging tips for women

The DIY Facelift on Your Bathroom Shelf

Posted on 04/24/2013 by |Beauty | Comments

Beauty & FashionDid she or didn’t she? I love the way Bo Derek, 56 and Lauren Hutton, 69 are aging but I actually have no idea what these former sun tanners do to look so amazing. We all have friends, colleagues and neighbors who look suspiciously good these days too. Is it a facelift? Lasers? Fillers? Maybe, but the real secret might be retinol — the non prescription alternative to Rx Retin-A.  I know what you’re thinking; lots of us still have …

Is Green Beauty All Hype?

Posted on 04/17/2013 by |Beauty | Comments

Beauty & FashionEarth Day is April 22 and I feel a little guilty. There’s Helen Hunt 49, wearing an eco-friendly H&M gown at the Oscars, Meryl Streep 63, promoting environmental food awareness, Bette Midler 67, greening up with her New York Restoration Project and Darryl Hannah 52, chaining herself to trees.  All I’m doing is recyling, buying organic, doing yoga and worrying obsessively about climate change, polar bears, whales, bushfires, earthquakes, the next tsunami, and carbon pollution in the daily news. I …

Grey Hair Gets Hotter!

Posted on 04/3/2013 by |Beauty | Comments

Beauty & FashionGood news! The “things-that-make-us-look-old” list is getting shorter. We’re down to three: wrinkles, brown spots and a saggy body. There used to be five but whitening strips eliminated yellow teeth and now grey hair –the ultimate taboo –is a definite do, not a don’t. It’s so super-cool that even Madonna and Nicole Kidman were spotted recently with grey roots.  The beauty chatter I’ve been hearing lately is from dye-hard fans, 50+, who can’t wait to go grey. But here’s the catch, …

Best Eye Makeup Tricks to Make You Look Younger

Posted on 09/20/2012 by |Beauty | Comments

Beauty & FashionEye makeup is usually hit or miss for women after age 50. Either we simply load up lashes with mascara or skip eye makeup altogether and rely on lipstick.  Big mistake babes!  Black eye liner is the one cosmetic that restores definition and powers up our eyes (and faces!) making us look alert, confident, and sexy (in a good way). Our celeb-peer and eye liner fan, Ellen Barkin, always gets it right.  But here’s the catch …you need three liners not just one to perfect …

3 Steps To Looking Younger at Your Reunion!

Posted on 09/6/2012 by |Beauty | Comments

Beauty & FashionWe ‘re the smartest most accomplished women this age ever in history. So why do reunions reduce us to nervous wrecks? Whether the event is high school, college or family related- our jitters could shake the sequins off a DVF sheath. You’ve already redefined what 50+ looks like with a fitness regimen,  healthy diet, teeth whitening,  chic tousled haircut and plenty of attitude. We take our cues from cool celeb-peers like Susan Sarandon and Diane Keaton. So stick these three …