Category Archives: Beauty

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

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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

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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

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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

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On “Marguerite”, Catherine Frot, and Older French Actresses

Bonaparte and I drove into Philly yesterday to see a film I’ve wanted to see for quite some time.  “Marguerite”, a film directed by Xavier Giannoli, written by Giannoli and Marcia Romano. This film is very loosely based on the life … Continue reading

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