Category Archives: Beauty

No Beauty for Old Ladies!  But I Say Different!  Let’s Revisit Liquid Foundation!

Nah. The title isn’t click-bait.  I was just deep in thought the other day about how much we, as the older woman, are continued to be ignored for the most part by the beauty industry. And don’t get me started … Continue reading

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The New Bronze Age—For Proagers!

It’s a daunting time for sure.  Under normal circumstances a great number of us would be getting ready to head to the beach, the shore, a lake, a pool—perhaps even putting those last-minute vacation details and plans together. Or perhaps … Continue reading

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Hair I Go Again!!!

I went to see hair stylist/cutter extraordinaire Adam today.  My hairs were in dire need of serious trimming. Adam is always happy to see me. I think. Now he has two heads of my hair to cut!! Yeah. You read … Continue reading

Posted in Ageing, Beauty, Bleu Mousse Salon. Damaged Hair. Hair Styles for Older Women. Hair., Noriko Wigs, Vivica Fox Wigs | Tagged , , , | 41 Comments

(Skin) Creaming In The Genes. StriVectin and More Reviews!

A few posts back, I wrote about the StriVectin sample I received at the High End Department Store where I work.  Well, over two weeks later I’m still using it, and, as promised, I’m reviewing. StriVectin is a cream that … Continue reading

Posted in Ageing, Beauty, Beauty for Older Women, DIY Skin care, Rodan & Fields, Skin Actives Scientific, StriVectin | Tagged , , , | 19 Comments

The Nudie Beauty. Naked Skincare for the 60+ Woman!

Yesterday was my “Take-care-of-me” day.  My roots were soaking up jet black dye. I am not part of the grey/gray/white/silver movement.  Black Roots Matter is my  hair color mantra. And now you know why it is far better for me to get … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Beauty for Older Women, Roller Sets, Shit Old Ladies Do For Beauty, Skincare for Women over 60 | Tagged , , | 44 Comments

Monday Musings. Retails From The Dark Side

Happy Monday everyone!   The sun is shining. The outside temperature is warm, yet cool enough to allow for a great hair day. The humidity hasn’t ambushed the tresses yet. I should be outside but I’m incredibly happy to be in … Continue reading

Posted in Accessorizing, Beauty, careers, Fashion, humor, J. H. Lartigue, Retail Musings from the Dark Side | Tagged , | 29 Comments

More Shit Old Ladies Do. The “Mature” Work Face.

Whew!  Hey my buddyroos!  This part-time work schedule is, in the most bizarre way, more taxing than I could have imagined.   I think it is more blog-friendly working the old 9 to 5 rather than 11 AM to 7PM or … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Beauty for Baby Boomers, Beauty for Older Women, hair styles for older women | Tagged | 35 Comments

Icona Am In Love With Little Edie Beale and Her Fashion Style

When I woke up this morning, I checked the emails on my iPhone. Lord knows, I can’t miss any news. I mean, people don’t email me so I have to pretend that all “dot coms” are my besties! InStyle.com greeted … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Fashion, Grey Gardens, humor, Jackie Kennedy, Little Edie Beale, Style, The Bouvier Family, Unusual fashion and style icons | Tagged , , | 19 Comments

Hate That Gray—Dye It Away. Love that Gray—Let it Stay. But We Old Ladies Need to Stick Together Like Hairspray!

Today I am on a rant ‘n roll.  It started yesterday when I read one of my “go-to” blogs, “That’s Not My Age“.  The wonderful Alyson Walsh writes a blog on style for women over 40 and she has “covered” … Continue reading

Posted in ageism, Beauty, Calmos, Ellen Levine Hair, France, Hair, Jean Rochefort, La Leche League is non supportive, Makeup for Older Women | Tagged , , , | 32 Comments

Organizing At A Snail’s Pace–But I Found THE Perfect Way To House My Makeup!

I’m moving at an incredibly slow pace today. I am pretty sure it has to do with my fear of starting a new job tomorrow.  I’ll be selling handbags (Is this perfect for me or what?) at a high-end department … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Cosmetics, DIY Organizing, Eyeshadow palettes, Organizing, Paul Potts | Tagged , | 35 Comments