beauty Archives - une femme d'un certain âge

Monday miscellany: my new French bob & more

I decided to try a French bob…here’s how it went…

What does it mean to be “well groomed” today?

In the last few weeks, a few people on social media have taken me to task for wearing sandals without (visible)…

What I’m using on my skin these days

A few of you have asked me about my skincare routine; here’s what I’m using this summer to keep my mature…

Your favorites (& mine) on sale

Can’t believe it’s the July 4th weekend already! I hope you have some fun things planned. If your summer wardrobe still…

The “le no makeup look” makeup I’m loving now

I’ve been a fan of “le no makeup look” for several years now. That doesn’t mean wearing no makeup at all,…

I’m growing out my gray hair…here’s how it’s going

How it started… Almost six months ago I decided to stop coloring my hair to see what was happening with my…

How to keep mature skin looking its best with help from Biossance

I don’t lose any sleep over my laugh lines. At my age (65 in March!), they come with the territory. 😉…

I love a red lip…

There’s just something about red lipstick that evokes a certain kind of bold, confident glamour. When we were in Italy recently,…

My favorite moisturizing lipsticks & treatments

We live in what’s technically a “coastal desert,” and the air can get very dry this time of year. My lips…

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