Aging

Nobody is Coming to Save You

“Someday My Prince Will Come” Did you grow up thinking there would always be someone to take care of you? Even though I’m the biggest Disney nerd, a steady diet of ‘the prince will always come save the princess’ might’ve skewed my desire to be independent. If your …

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Parasols

First of all, reducing hyperpigmentation will take a multi pronged approach to see best results. Patience and diligence will be your best friends. Remember your skin didnʼt get this way overnight and it doesn’t go away overnight. In a lightening routine youʼll want to prepare the skin, lighten, …

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Women Over 50

I’m so excited to share some women who are over 50 who inspire me to believe that life is fun and exciting in midlife. These women teach me that when I turn 50 this year, I’m not invisible and that life, and purpose, are just beginning. I’m definitely …

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Ageism in Media

If you’ve read my post about being “age appropriate, you’ll know I have strong feelings about ageism as it relates to women. How To Be Age Appropriate and Other Lies Women Believe But what good is griping about it? Does a handful of articles change anything? Do you feel …

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Top Concealers For Under Eyes

Good concealers can be tough to find as your skin ages, especially when used on that super thin skin under the eye. Remember even the best concealer can only do so much. The better condition your skin is in, the better your makeup will look. I’ve written about …

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Age Appropriate Women

Think back to your childhood and try to remember what midlife women were like in real life and the media? As children we were ingrained with beliefs about the way the world works that shape our ideas today. Specifically we learned about a woman’s role in society. Whether …

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Skincare: When To Save and When to Splurge

If you are a frequenter of beauty magazines, blogs, or the cosmetic area of department stores you may have developed a fear of missing out. You’ll be tempted to think you need to spend a small fortune on skincare to keep your skin in great shape.  Let’s face …

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If eyes are the window to the soul, I’m afraid people might get the wrong impression about me. I have a hollowness under my eyes that makes me look perpetually tired. I got the double whammy by inheriting hooded dragon lids. Add in the aging process with all …

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Over 40 Makeup Tips

  Are under eye wrinkles and crinkles the concern you want to address? Ever leave the house feeling content with your makeup and around midday catch your reflection in the mirror and see a “mudslide?” Does your concealer separate in little cracks? This happened frequently when I hit …

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Items To Avoid For Mature Skin

As we age it’s common to become drier than usual. Even women who used to have oily skin can end up feeling like the Sahara.   Your skin will also thin by about 6% every 10 years. As we age we need to frequently assess our skincare needs. …

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