How to Grow Out Grey Hair – Is There an Easy Way?

Have you ever thought about going grey, but were overwhelmed about how to do it  and look good in the process? One of my readers, Kelly recently emailed to ask about this problem. She writes:

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There’s no magic solution for how to let grey hair grow out. You just do it.

I came across your page on Pinterest that was all beautiful grey hair styles.  I would love to just have natural hair and no longer dye it, but what is the best way to get this change? I don’t want to sport a “half head grow out” . Can you tell me  how to grow out grey hair gracefully?  Kelly McDonough

I took Kelly’s question to our Fabulous After 40 hair expert and top stylist Chris Maclachlan to get her expert advice. Here’s what she had to say. Continue Reading

How to Get Bold Brows

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With a lot of models and celebrities rocking a fuller brow, it’s no surprise that a bolder thicker brow is in. Whether you love the look or think it makes a gal look like Groucho Marx, there’s no denying that eyebrows are an important fashion accessory.

Well defined, well groomed brows frame your face, make you eyes look larger and give you instant polish.  Fabulous After 40 celebrity make-up artist Sana Young has these tips for  how to beef up and beautify your brows, even if it’s just a little.

1) Oil Your Brows

As we age, our brows become lighter, thinner, and dull, losing their shape and thickness. Olive oil can help stimulate growth. Just dip a cotton swab into some lukewarm olive oil and massage it over your brow area. It’s best to do this every night. If you’re all out of olive oil, you can substitute with Castor oil or Vaseline, as they speed up hair growth as well.

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Help for Your Raccoon-Like, Dark, Undereye Circles

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Waking up with dark circles under your eyes is not the most fun morning surprise, and the older I get the more it seems to be happening. I talked with celebrity make-up artist Sana Young to find … Continue Reading

Helpful Winter Beauty Tips For Women Over 40

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Frigid temperatures, indoor heating, and low humidity can strip skin and hair of their moisture. As the temperatures drop, some of us may need to modify our makeup and skincare routines. Today's guest … Continue Reading

5 Make-Up Mistakes That Make You Look Old

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What's one of the biggest make-up mistakes that makes you look old? It's not wearing concealer. As we age we start getting dark raccoon -like shadows under our eyes and blotchy skin with age … Continue Reading

Glam Holiday Make-up ~ Eyes, Cheeks, and Lips

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You've got the perfect outfit for your holiday party, now how do you get a glam beauty look to match? Meet celebrity make-up artist Sana Young. Sana has worked with hundreds of Hollywood's top … Continue Reading

The Best Mature Skin in 2015

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As I age,  I’m not looking for perfection, but in 2015 I'm making a resolution to  have the best mature skin I can have. The problem has been when I'm at the store looking at all the anti-aging creams … Continue Reading

Is Your Eye Make-Up Aging You?

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Heavy black eyeliner, frosted, heavily shadowed lids, no mascara or gobs of the clumpy stuff. These are the eye make-up mistakes that can drag down aging eyes and make you look exhausted and … Continue Reading