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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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I mean it! Applying eye makeup has recently become a drag: My formerly firm peepers suddenly look saggy and crinkled.
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Most women 50-plus have a personal "I've been thinking about ..." beauty de-aging list of things they'd like to do or try. Of course, the to-dos keep changing along with our constantly evolving lifestyle, finances, needs and attitudes. A universal bucket list is tough to come up with because we're such a diverse group, but I'll give it a whirl based on what women are telling me now. Here are six possible big and small ideas to add to your beauty bucket list for 2013:
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The most recent figures on Americans and plastic surgery were just released and there's an interesting new twist: a big increase in those 65 and over getting their sags and wrinkles nipped, tucked and smoothed.
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I live in a city where it's still O.K. to look dowdy, especially if you're a man. In fact, you can go places in Washington with a good head of grey hair and the Brooks Brothers sport jacket you wore in high school. Sometimes, if you also have a boyish glint in your eye, you can even get the top job in town (see: Clinton, William Jefferson).
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