Tag Archives: ageism

The Alluring Message of Allure Magazine. The End of Anti-Aging. Or Is It?

I’m skeptically thrilled.  Not only did Editor in Chief of Allure magazine, Michelle Lee, have the balls to put an “Old Lady”, i.e. the beautiful Helen Mirren on the cover, but she also put out a call to the beauty … Continue reading

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Laura Geller. Are you”Effing” Kidding Me? You Made a Foundation That’s Amazing AF!!

So why aren’t  you marketing it to the older woman? This is so passive-aggressive.  I love the product but I have issues with the brand… Read on. I know, I know.  It seems like lately, I’m on a foundation kick.  … Continue reading

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What All The Hoopla About My Hoop Earrings? Now I’m Too Old For Them?

Just as I promised my daughter, Oona, that I would not go on any more rants about a certain political figure in the White House or the party that is overturning our healthcare, I found out that I am now … Continue reading

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Leave Me Alone! I’m Tired of Adulting!

That’s right!  At the tender age of 62, I will now admit that today, I am tired of “Adulting”.That’s right.  I’m not being an adult today… I want to do things like shoot hoops in my driveway–which is what I … Continue reading

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Ageism Gone Wild! I Am Now Too Old to Shop At Zara—And So Is Your Daughter!

It’s true!  It’s true!!  A scientific study was performed and the consensus is that I, and you, my friends are too old to shop at the fast fashion store, Zara. There may not be a Zara in my neighborhood, but … Continue reading

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I’m Clothesed Minded. So, Don’t Tell Me What to Wear And Other Rants!

It started off quite innocently and without drama.  Bonaparte and I made a stop at Wegmans to do a bit of food shopping for our dinner. And then it happened.  At the checkout.  I spotted it.  “Vogue” magazine.  And once … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Fashion and Beauty: Why Do You Ignore Me and My Peers?

Dear Beauty and Fashion Industries: Why do you ignore me?  For years and years I’ve been a faithful supporter and consumer.  My relationship with both of you started when I was an awkward pre-teen.  I would look through Seventeen and … Continue reading

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What to Really Expect When You Are Over 55 And Looking For A Job. Part Two.

Now that we’ve addressed appearance, let’s move on to the more beefy and incredibly entertaining part of the older job seeker’s journey. Wouldn’t we all love to say this? You are led into a conference room.  Usually someone from HR … Continue reading

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What to Really Expect When You Are Over 55 And Looking For a Job. Nobody Wants To Hire You. Part One.

Hi all!  This is a post that is pretty difficult to write. And when I say difficult, I don’t mean it in a painful way.  I mean it more of a “where-do-I-begin” post. I think I’ll start at the beginning … Continue reading

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Enough of This “Shift”! Do You “Hair” Me? MY Version of “Advanced Style”!

Hi buddyroos!  *Sigh*.  I’ve been mulling over just how to start this post because it’s a subject that I’m so torn about. It’s the “Advanced Style” movement…  I’ll tell you what prompted my thoughts to write about this. It was … Continue reading

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