women over 40

Colored Denim For Women Over 40

colored denim for fall

Well, unless you're living under a rock, you've probably heard that colored denim is all the rage this fall. And I have to admit, I can't get enough of it! If I'm not careful, I get in a rut and wear blue jeans all fall/winter but this year I'm vowing to wear colored denim to change things up a bit. There are so many colors to choose from and … [Read more...]

Healthy Living In Our 40’s And Beyond!

Healthy Living In Our 40's And Beyond!

It's hard for me to believe that I recently turned 48. Ouch! But one thing I'm trying to do is stay healthy. It's not about being skinny, it's about feeling my best. So today I thought we'd talk about healthy living in our 40's and beyond. The reason I thought we'd talk about our health is because of a picture I saw of myself in 2012. First, … [Read more...]

6 Eyeliner Tips For Women Over 40

6 Eyeliner Tips For Women Over 40

Eyeliner gets a little tricky as we age. I think we need it but how much do we need? And what color? Here are some eyeliner tips for women over 40: Don't skip eyeliner altogether—it's a great way to make your eyes look more open and pop. Choose brown or gray over black eyeliner. Black can be harsh and we are trying to soften our … [Read more...]

3 Beauty Products For Women Over 40

3 Beauty Products For Women Over 40

Today I wanted to share 3 Beauty Products For Women Over 40, I'm using and why I like them. All of these products, I received as samples in my Birchbox over the last year. I tried them, loved them, and then ordered them. (Of course you don't have to be over 40 to use them but they are good for our age.) These are old news, but I still love my … [Read more...]

Skin Care Products That Really Work

Skin Care Products

This is one of those hot off the press posts! This morning on The Today Show there was a segment from Good Housekeeping about the best anti-aging skin care products. So in case you missed it, here are some of my favorites! This was the gold winner for day cream moisturizer, Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair. It has a 30 SPF, Yay! The best thing … [Read more...]

What I Wore-My Style

White pants

Happy Hump Day! If you're new around here, Wednesday's are when I share outfits I've worn over the last week. There are lots of 20 something girls sharing what they've worn so I thought it would be fun to show what someone over 40 wears. You can be stylish after 40! :-) You'll remember last week, I shared this picture of the lovely Stitch Fix … [Read more...]

How To Wear The Ankle Boot

How to wear the ankle boot

Last week on my Tie It Together Thursday picture, I showed this picture with black ankle boots. Krista, who sent the picture of the dress, had mentioned wearing ankle boots with it in the fall. Several of you asked about the ankle boots. How do you wear them? Do you wear tights, what color, etc. I'm not sure I would wear boots with this … [Read more...]

Stitch Fix Box #4

Stitch Fix Box #4

Good morning! Today I'm sharing my latest Stitch Fix box with you. I feel like the Stitch Fix team have become my new best friends. They have certainly helped me add some different pieces to my wardrobe. I love dresses and this box had 2 dresses in it. This first one is a Leroy Dot Print dress. It's a fun print and I can't wait to wear … [Read more...]

5 Beauty Tips To Get Us Ready For Spring!

5 Beauty Tips To Get Us Ready For Spring

Although the weather has not started showing signs of spring here, I know warmer weather is right around the corner. So today I'm sharing 5 Beauty Tips To Get Us Ready For Spring. 1. Exfoliate-After a long, cold winter my body needs lots of exfoliating. I have a wonderful homemade exfoliant I've been using that a friend gave me. I'll share … [Read more...]

I’m Talking About the “M” Word

Poise Products

I told myself I wouldn't do it. I would never mention the "M" word on my blog. It's personal, private, and although I know many women my age struggle with it, I didn't want to discuss it here. (Be sure to read the end of my post to enter a Sweepstakes for a $100 Visa gift card!) Well, I've changed my mind. Women can do that, right? I'm going … [Read more...]

Liverpool Jeans & A Giveaway

Liverpool jeans

I don't know about you, but I'm constantly on the lookout for a great pair of jeans. I long ago said goodbye to teenage jeans but I don't want to wear mom jeans (you know the ones that are unflattering) either. I want something that's both comfortable and fashionable. Welcome to Liverpool jeans! I was sent two pair to try, one Abby skinny … [Read more...]

{Day 22} Nails: Fashion & Beauty For Women Over 40

Day 22 Nails: Fashion & Beauty for Women over 40

I can't believe we're on Day 22 of my 31 days series of Fashion & Beauty for Women Over 40! It's flying by! Today we're going to talk about our nails, so hang on! When I first read in Charla Krupps book, How Not To Look Old, that acrylic nails and dark nail polish makes you look old, I was shocked. But after several days of thinking about … [Read more...]

{Day 10} Foundation-Fashion & Beauty For Women Over 40

Foundation For Women Over 40

Foundations have come a long way! They're so smart these days that many of them adapt to our skin tone. Today I'm going to share the do's and don'ts of foundation. Foundation Do's: Do wear foundation. Most women over 40 need some foundation. Do use a primer to prime the skin before applying your foundation. Primer evens out your … [Read more...]

{Day 8} Eyelashes: Fashion & Beauty For Women Over 40

{Day 8} Eyelashes: Fashion & Beauty for Women Over 40

Day 8, whew! I don't know if you noticed but we're spending a lot of time on the eyes. We've added trendy glasses, we've learned neutral eye shadows are best, and we've learned it's important to shape and fill in our eyebrows. Remember the eyes are the first place on the face that show signs of aging so we want to do all we can to make our … [Read more...]

4 Anti-Aging Tips For Your Face

4 anti-aging tips for your face

Good morning! Lately I've received a lot of emails about anti-aging products. I'm certainly not an expert, but at 46, I'm always looking for things that will help with wrinkles. I know my skin is aging but I want my skin to look the best it can, so here are 4 anti-aging tips: 1. Use an eye cream with Retinol. Retinol is a key ingredient to … [Read more...]

Eye Makeup Tips For Women Over 40

Eye makeup tips

Good morning! A few weeks ago I got an email from someone asking about how to wear eye makeup for women over 40. So today I thought I'd share some quick tips for your eyes. Jennifer Lopez is a great example in this picture of a woman over 40 wearing the perfect amount of makeup. Her makeup is soft and light.  Source Okay, we're probably … [Read more...]

Makeup Tips For Women Over 40

Make-up tips for women over 40

Today, I want to share some makeup tips for women over 40. As we age, our skin changes. What might have worked for us in our 20s and 30s may not work for us in our 40s and beyond. There are several things we can do to help us look fabulous after 40! Moisturize! I can't tell you how important it is to moisturize. As we age our face … [Read more...]

6 Steps To Help You Look Younger

6 Steps To Help You Feel Younger

I get a lot of emails from women over 40 asking me how to look younger and dress fashionably without trying to dress or look like their teenage daughter. There's no doubt we can dress fashionably but how do we look younger and not spend a fortune? Here are 6 steps to help you look younger: Keep you hair length at, or above your … [Read more...]

5 Fashion Tips For Women Over 40

5 Fashion tips for women over 40

As we age, it's hard to know what to wear. So, today I'm sharing 5 fashion tips for women over forty. Stay away from the junior section! You shouldn't dress head to toe "Forever 21"~~or tween clothes for that matter. Even if you have miraculously maintained your skinny figure to fit into juniors sizes, that doesn’t mean you should wear … [Read more...]