Beauty and Fashion

  • How To Keep Your Post 50 Skin Happy and Hydrated “Your skin looks good. It’s nice and hydrated,” said my esthetician D when I visited for a facial. “What are you using on your face?” I was glad to hear that my skin wasn’t as dry as the last time. Now that I’m post-menopausal my entire body often feels like its parched from head to toe. ...
  • Be Inspired: This Boomer Girl Designs Activewear For Post 50 Women It’s Women’s History Month and March 8th is International Woman’s Day. According to Women@Forbes, economists and academics agree women entrepreneurs are an under-tapped force that can rekindle economic expansion. In fact, based on the 2012 U.S. Census, women own 36% of all businesses,  ‒ a jump of 30% over 2007. This week, I’m delighted to feature ...
  • From The Expert: Beautiful Beauty Tips For Post 50 Women   Last week I shared highlights about my post 50 beauty makeover. It was a fun experience. Following the makeover, I interviewed Nordstrom Beauty Stylist Lorraine Parker to find out more beauty tips for post 50 women. I’m delighted to share her answers to my questions. Hope you find Lorraine’s advice helpful.    Q: What are the most important ...
  • It’s Time For My Beautiful Post 50 Beauty Makeover A few months ago, I decided it was time for a post 50 beauty makeover. It was initiated during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale in July when I bought a Laura Mercier makeup palette and a new set of Bobbie Brown makeup brushes. I never owned a nice set of brushes. It was an important investment ...
  • Your Post 50 Feet Will Love These Comfortable Shoes It was around the time I reached my late 40s that I started having issues with shoes. Before then, I couldn’t wait for Lord & Taylor to have their fall sale. Each year, I would race to the store to pick out three pairs so I could get 30% off. Sometimes I would buy more than ...
  • “Absolutely Fabulous – The Movie” Is Fabulous, Fashionable, and Fun This post is made possible by support from Fox Searchlight Pictures. All opinions are my own. The crowd cheered as Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley, the stars of Absolutely Fabulous – The Movie, walked into the Chelsea Bowtie theatre in New York City on Tuesday evening for an advance screening of their new film. Not knowing much about ...
  • Stylish and Safe Ways to Protect Skin From the Sun “Your skin looks good,” said Dr. A at my recent checkup.  “Unless you see any other odd spots, I don’t need to see you for a year.” He did take off a small mole on my tummy that was irritated but didn’t think it was pre-cancerous. Good thing I don’t wear bikinis anymore. Since my mom ...
  • Benefits of Being A Woman of “The Perfect Age” “Good Housekeeping and L’Oréal are hosting a “50 Over 50” luncheon with a celebrity panel at Hearst Tower in New York City and would love for you to attend” said the invitation earlier this month. The event was held to honor 50 accomplished women who were selected for being at the top of their game during ...
  • A Fabulous Day of Fashion at the MET Costume Exhibit A few weeks ago I wrote a review of the new documentary, The First Monday in May, which is all about The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) Costume Institute’s 2015 exhibit “China: Through The Looking Glass,” and the star-studded fundraiser that celebrates the opening. After seeing the film I told myself that I was not going to miss ...
  • An Easy Way To Shop For Stylish Eyewear “Mom, you can’t buy anymore frames,” said my daughter A during our travels to Paris a few years ago. I had never seen so many optical  shops in one city. We were in the Jewish Quarter where I purchased two tortoise-shell frames that I later filled with my progressive and computer lenses. As a post 50 fashionista, I do believe ...