Coming Of Age: Do You Look Your Age?
September 20, 2023
You’ve likely heard it yourself or said it (or thought it) about someone else: “Wow, you look great…for your age.” Intended as a compliment, the phrase also suggests a preconceived (and ageist) notion of what someone that age (whatever that is) is supposed to look like. But is there some…
Facial Aging: How To Make Sense Of All The Potions And Procedures
February 1, 2023
It’s challenging enough to keep adding candles to the cake each year. But to then also feel shame or guilt or anxiety because your face reflects those many years feels deeply unfair. It’s largely an artifact of marketing departments for beauty products and a culture that celebrates a false facade…
Facial Touch-Ups: A New Competitor To Botox Has Arrived
September 14, 2022
There comes a moment for many older adults, both men and women, when the image in the mirror does not quite square with how you feel internally. And while fine lines, wrinkles, sags, and folds in your facial skin are a natural part of aging, for many of us there’s…
Beauty Bait: Have You Fallen For Cosmetic and Skin Care Marketing Messages?
August 4, 2022
So, like most of us, you’ve likely been through a few hard years and are yearning for better times, and maybe a version 2.0 of yourself. Maybe you’ve let your hair go gray, have given up the expensive manicures, and are allowing yourself to live and dress comfortably, rather than…
Self-Love: Accepting Your Aging And Changing Body
February 9, 2022
The pressure is real for so many of us who have crossed that line (wherever it runs) from middle-aged to the next stage. When we see women in their 50s like Jennifer Lopez or Nicole Kidman look slim and glamorous, it’s hard not to take note of the fact that…
Face To Face: The Impact Of Aging On Facial Features
September 1, 2021
We’ve never shied away from directly addressing what aging can do to your looks, and we’ve certainly delved into procedures and products to address the toll of time on your face. Therefore, in our continuing examination of facial aging, we have a few new areas that may deserve your attention….