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Beauty Over Age 50: Beauty Tips for Women Over Age 50

"You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older." -- Anouk Aimée

We've created a section devoted to beauty topics craved by women over age 50: Photos of flattering hairstyles by body type, how to erase fine lines and wrinkles, plus a ton of makeup tricks and tips.
  1. All About Your Eyes (15)
  2. Anti-aging (10)
  3. Blush: Cream, Powder & More (8)
  4. Concealers (5)
  5. Hair Color (8)
  6. Hairstyling Tips & Tricks (49)
  7. Homemade Face Masks (11)
  8. Lipstick & Balms (5)
  9. Moisturizers (2)
  10. Nails: Manicures, Pedicures (3)
  11. Plastic Surgery (2)
  12. Skin Care (22)

How to Apply Makeup
Learn how to apply makeup in 12 easy steps starting with a flawless face, moving on to the eyes and then ending with the mouth. I share my best tips and tricks from my many years as a beauty editor.


This 10-step makeup regimen provides an instant face-lift -- without a knife.

How to Give Yourself a Makeover
What do you do if a friend suggests you need a makeover? You either get mad or you listen. Here's how to give yourself a makeover.

Makeup Application: What's the Best Way to Apply Makeup?
There's actually an order in which you should apply makeup. I share these and a few techniques that will change up your makeup routine.

Share Your Favorite Beauty Tips for Older Women
Share Your Favorite Beauty Tips for Older Women

Best Nail Polish Colors for Winter 2011
Here I show off the hottest nail color trends for winter 2011.

How to Look Younger With Just 8 Simple Steps
How to look younger by using blush and mascara correctly, getting your teeth whitened and more.

Makeup Tips for Older Women
Makeup Tips for Older Women

Beauty Myths Debunked -- Skincare
Beauty Myths Debunked -- Skincare

5 Beauty Mistakes Women Make; Plus, Five Beauty Dos
Forget the trends, here are timeless dos and don'ts when it comes to hair and makeup.

Is Your Hairstyle & Makeup Aging You?
Here we show off five actresses who broke the rules and then make up for it. Find out the do's and don'ts for looking younger and what types of hairstyles and makeup can age you 10 years.

Book for Women Over Age 40: "How Not to Look Old"
Did you know the most flattering skirt length on older women is right below the knee, just at where the calf begins? Get more tips from this book for women over age 40.

Makeup, Hair & Jewelry Tips for Older Women
Downplay jowls with gorgeous earrings, but stay away from chokers, which bring eyes straight to your jawline. Get more tips with this article and ee the comments from readers. Did they love them or not?

Photo Gallery of Hairstyles for Women Over Age 50
We feature 10 gorgeous actresses and celebrities over 50 who have great hair.

Elizabeth Arden's Prevage: Must Buy or All Hype?
Elizabeth Arden's Prevage is one of the most highly touted anti-wrinkle creams on the market today. But actual user reviews show that while some women experience amazing results, others develop hives and rashes. Find out what readers are saying about this popular anti-aging cream.

Great Anti-Aging Moisturizer: Revale Coffeeberry
I'm addicted to this day cream, which contains antioxidants, great for aging skin.

Best Hairstyles By Body Type: Tall, Petite, Curvy or Busty
What hairstyles look good (and bad) on tall or petite women, women with large busts or curvy hips? Find out in this photo gallery of dos and don'ts.

How to Look Like the 'Desperate Housewives'
Society has come a long way now that TV’s hottest stars are (gulp!) over 40. Finally Hollywood has learned what many of us have known all along – that women are sexy at any age. So how do these women manage to look so hot at 30, 40 & older?

Types of Perfume
Ever wonder what fragrance to wear by day and which ones work best at night? We explain the major fragrance categories, from floral perfumes and oriental perfumes to citrus perfumes and beyond.

Perfume Splurges and Steals - Cheap Perfumes That Smell Like Expensive...
When you want to smell expensive, without spending big bucks, consult our handy guide to the leading luxury fragrances, and their less-costly doppelgangers.

The Top 5 Classic Perfumes for Women - Reviews of Classic Fragrances Still...

Perfumes may come and go with the seasons, but a few special fragrances never go out of style. These are the classic scents that launched to huge acclaim, and continue to be produced, worn and loved by women today. Click on the perfume names below for full reviews of five classic fragrances that deserve their enduring fame.

20 Tips for Gorgeous Skin
These 20 tips show you exactly how to use concealer, foundation and blush. Plus, get the scoop on bronzers and how to look dewy like models in magazines (even if they are 30 years younger than you).

How to Conceal Wrinkles on Your Face
Less is more when it comes to downplaying wrinkles on your face. Find out the right and wrong way to apply powders and foundation in this article on concealing your wrinkles.

Gallery 3: My Favorite Black Frame Eyeglasses

Haircuts for Women in Their 50s
See the most flattering hairstyles on women age 50-59 in this photo gallery.

Great Haircuts for Women in Their 60s
See a photo gallery of gorgeous women in their 60s and their lovely hairstyles.

Beauty Rules Worth Breaking
beauty rules to break

Over 50? What to Look for in Foundation Makeup

Eye Makeup Tips for Older Women
Here I compile my best eye makeup tips for older women. Find out how to apply makeup, what to avoid and the secret to longer-lasting color.


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