Category Archives: Makeup for Older Women

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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Bits and Pieces for the Old Girls! Accessories and Beauty Tawk for Friday!

Hi Girls. Happy Friday.  Whether you are having a hectic Easter  or a laid back one, or whether you don’t celebrate—have a great, great weekend. Earlier this morning Bonaparte and I ventured out to run some errands on a cloudy … Continue reading

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Done With Baking and Cooking My Face. Happy to Say, I’m Medium Rare!

Three days later, I’m still traumatized from the after effects of baking my face.  In fact, I’ve established a new medical term “BTSD” Baked Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Don’t judge. It isn’t the only disorder I’ve gone through.  I have a … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Boomer Humor, Baking Bread, Beauty for Baby Boomers, Beauty for Older Women, makeup, Makeup for Older Women, Mally Cosmetics, Mally Roncal, Ulta | Tagged , , , , | 27 Comments

This Old Lady Does The Drugstore Beauty Haul

I’m thinking of adding a regular feature about beauty for old ladies.  (And please my besties. Please do not be insulted when I use the term “old ladies”.  It is more a term of endearment and a slap in the … Continue reading

Posted in ageism, Beauty for Baby Boomers, Beauty for Older Women, Cosmetic Brushes, CoverGirl Lip Color, Elf Cosmetics, Elf Flawless Finish Foundation, EmilyNoel83, hair styles for older women, L'Oreal Eyeliner, Makeup for Older Women, NYC, NYX Highlight and Contour, Olay, Roller Sets, Stylish Older Women, Well-Rested, Wet n Wild cosmetics | Tagged , | 29 Comments

Old Lady Date Night. The Fugly Truth of Looking Humanly Beautiful.

Bonaparte and I celebrated a belated Valentine’s Day dinner last night at our favorite restaurant—Spring Mill Café.  I covered the reason why we pushed back our dinner in my Valentine’s Day post.  And, I’ll tell you all about our great … Continue reading

Posted in ageism, Bare Minerals, Beauty Blender, Beauty Blender Dupes, Beauty for Older Women, Cosmetics, Dressing the "mature" woman, It Cosmetics, J. Crew, Makeup for Older Women, Mature Beauty, NYX Highlight and Contour | Tagged | 42 Comments

I Shaved My Legs Today! The Stubble was Too Much for Monsieur Bonaparte!

Oh Menopause! Oh Menopause! You have taken the precious locks from atop my fair skull only to bestow thy legs with that very same hair in which I must shave. I shan’t comply on a daily basis. Thou needs thy slobby … Continue reading

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A Beauty-ful Wednesday to Ya!

Happy Hump-Day All!  The sky here is gray and the weather is bone-chilly, but I’m pumping sunshine on this particularly productive day!  Errands and chores are completed and I’m looking forward to my Wednesday evening with my Mob Wives!! That’s right–I’m … Continue reading

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