Help for Your Raccoon-Like, Dark, Undereye Circles

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Dark circles around your eyes age you. A good concealer is your best friend.

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 out what’s up with these black circles, can they be prevented, and how do I cover them up so I don’t look like a raccoon?

Deborah BolandQ: Sana, first and foremost, why am I getting these terrible dark circles under my eyes?

A: It could be due to a variety and combination of different factors. There are several reasons women get them. It could be hereditary, you could just have thin skin under your eyes, a lack of sleep, too much caffeine, too much alcohol, and/or iron deficiency.

Q: What are some things I can do to prevent getting dark circles?

A: Take vitamins, get adequate sleep, exercise, and drink lots of water. Avoid salty foods, caffeine, and alcohol before bed.

Q:  I’d love to invest in a good eye concealer for dark circles, but I’m worried that I’ll choose the wrong color. How do I know what color will work for me?  Continue Reading

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

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 stars and did my make-up for over 20 years when I was a TV show host.

She’s put together a series of videos to help you get a Fabulous Over 40 look. Today we’re diving in on a couple of topics just in time for Christmas and New Year’s. Check out this playlist below that includes videos on  how to have glamorous holiday eyes and holiday cheeks.

If you have a make-up question for Sana, just send  it along to questions@fabulous after40.com

How to Dress Casual but Stylish Over 40 {VIDEO}

Jumpstart Your Style over 40

Wondering how to dress for your relaxed lifestyle without looking like a frump? Watch this video to learn 3 ways to dress casual, but classy after 40. Deborah: Maybe you realize it's time to … Continue Reading

Budget Shopping Tips to Look Fabulous After 40 {VIDEO}

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How can you be budget conscious and still dress stylish when you’re over 40? I have a few tips.   Deborah: Some women just have the knack of looking pulled together and chic when ever … Continue Reading

Time to Debunk Those Mother of the Bride Dressing Myths – {Video}

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If you’re the mother of the bride or groom you’ve probably been bombarded with advice from friends, family and “experts” about what you should wear for your important role on the on the big day. So … Continue Reading

Color Tricks to Make You Look Slim and Fabulous {VIDEO}

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Black isn't the only color that makes you look thin.  Here's  a couple of color tricks that prove any color can be slimming if you wear it the right way. 1) Try Monochromatic Dressing A great … Continue Reading

How to Cure Yourself of ABD – {Video}

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Do you have ABD? Watch this video to find out and learn how to cure this common fashion ailment. Deborah: If you have a closet full of black clothes and can’t stop buying and wearing black then … Continue Reading

How to Pick Mother of the Bride Shoes {VIDEO}

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Confused about what shoes to wear with your Mother of the Bride Gown? This video shows you how to put your best foot forward. … Continue Reading