Every person, regardless of age, can participate in creating a livable community. According to a newly published report from Generations United and the Eisner Foundation, opportunities that bring different generations together—even the tougher ones involving “tack[ling] critical problems” benefit the entire community.
Call me a lazy schlepper, but all I ask from a handbag is that it carry everything I own, with nary a hitch or switch. The alternative — constantly dumping my infinite number of essentials and repacking them in various totes — is too horrific to contemplate.
Just back from Paris with a fresh take on an old myth - the one that says French women know secrets about beauty, style and aging well. Let's not forget a big part of their mysterious allure is the language and culture. Living in a society that's not youth oriented 24/7 is certainly a shot in the libido. Even asking a shop assistant if you look fat in a pair of pants sounds OK - Est-ce que ce pantalon me grossit? But that's not all it takes. Mostly the "secrets" boil down to five things they do and we mostly don't. Want to have a certain je ne sais quoi? Make these switches and you will.
When women 50-plus start piling on self-tanner, blush and a brighter lipstick it means one thing : your hair color is all wrong. So says New York colorist, hair stylist and beauty expert Eva Scrivo, the savior of savvy CEOS, media personalities and grownup everyday women who mob her Bond Street and Upper East Side salons. Scrivo and I shared de-aging hair color tips in an exclusive AARP interview last week. Here are five things to rethink ASAP:
Some women do look better with age. Why? Cosmetic surgery or dermatological procedures can perk things up and certain women admit it. Others claim it's all lucky genes, an addiction to workouts and a strict healthy diet. As a beauty editor, I've worked on photo shoots with nearly every celeb now over 50 and thousands of real everyday women. We're all in the same boat famous or not. My heroines are women who keep their looks intact but don't try to be 25 or 35 again. Here are 10 other things they do:
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