My Favorite Retinoid Serums

I’ve used retinoids for years – prescription, over-the-counter, retinoic acid, retinol, retinal…you name it, I’ve tried it. (Please check out my Tips for Using Retinoids post for an in-depth look at why you should use a retinoid and how all of the above terms differ.) I’ve come to realize, through all my retinoid trials and […]

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Tips for Using Retinoids

I’ve used over-the-counter retinol products nightly for years (I still believe that this is the best retinol I’ve tried) and they’ve worked absolute wonders for my skin. Honestly, I will be using a retinoid until the day I die, forever and ever amen. However, I recently became super curious about upping my retinoid game to […]

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Best Foundations for Women Over 40

Ladies, this is the post I’ve been waiting to share with you because if there is one makeup category that becomes elusive as hell once you hit the 4-0, it’s that of foundation. Women of a certain age, do you cringe at the thought of what a “full coverage” foundation might do to the cracks […]

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My #1 Makeup Tip For a Youthful Look

wearing Westman Atelier Baby Cheeks in Chouchette Makeup Tip For A Youthful Look If I had to pick ONE cosmetic item to use for the rest of my life, it would be blush. Okay, wait. Honestly, it would be lipstick because 1) um, hello, LIPSTICK, and 2) I can use lip color as a blush […]

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How To Wear Eyeshadow Over 40

I certainly enjoy my mid-forties – there’s a confidence that comes along with being a certain age and I celebrate the aging process as much as I can. Except for that little part of the aging process influenced by gravity. Um, can we opt out of that part? As our skin matures, it gradually loses […]

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The Best Highlight Technique for Mature Skin

Adding a little bit of highlight to the face can make such a difference, but if you are over 40, you might run into some issues with most traditional shimmery highlighters. What seems to happen as we age and develop fine lines and wrinkles is that our beloved highlighters (even our holy grail ones from […]

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