Lois Joy Johnson

Lois Joy Johnson is an award-winning beauty and style editor known for her down to earth accessible reporting and advice for women 50 +. She was a founding editor of MORE magazine and its beauty and fashion director from 1997 to 2008. She wrote "The Makeup Wakeup" and "The Wardrobe Wakeup."
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What makes us orgasmically nostalgic — or is it nostalgically orgasmic? — whenever an oldie but goodie pops up as a “new” trend?
Pantone Colors of the Year 2016
And the award for color of the year goes to ... rose quartz and serenity?!?
WHBM Off-Shoulder Sweater
“Cyber Monday” may have come and gone, but sales-alert season is just getting started. So how can you keep your credit cards from lapsing into a coma by New Year’s Day? Prioritize, girlfriend!
SW The DramaQueen Boot
Here’s a ratio that prevails at far too many holiday parties: 99 percent vanity, 1 percent fun.
Zara
When I’m not snapping the loose skin of my inner elbows or watching my upper arms jiggle in a sleeveless dress, you might find me anxiously scrutinizing my profile in my car’s rearview mirror. (Don’t worry — I pull over first.)
Lois in Jeans
Fed up with “holiday” promotions, “special” makeup kits and “limited edition” shades? I know I am, especially given that it’s barely mid-November.
Lois in Libertine pencil skirt
I lead a double life.
Lois in Alberta Ferretti
As little girls, my daughters, now 41 and 31, loved Halloween: It was the one day of the year their black-clad fashion-editor mom didn’t stand out in the burbs.
Etsy TrendSilver Ear Crawler 2
When the New York Times reported last week that multiple ear piercings are catching on big-time with women over 30, I nearly spewed my latte.
Jean-Shrimpton-in-a-Day-Glo-space-helmet-1965-Harpers-Bazaar-ph.-by-R.-Avedon
Today’s high-tech beauty world was 50 years in the future when model Jean Shrimpton (right) peered from a pink space helmet for the April 1965 cover of Harper’s Bazaar.
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