Readers, what are your best tips on how to age well — and when should you get serious about it?
What are your best tips to feel comfortable in your own skin? What are your thoughts on body neutrality and Health at Any Size?
What life phases can you see if you look at your life? For those of you who’ve been through many phases and now have the benefit of hindsight — what do you wish you’d learned in each phase of life?
What do you think makes a work outfit look frumpy? What are your best tips on how not to look dowdy at work?
Have you ever considered going gray intentionally? How can you go gray with intention and plan to go gray?
How do you cultivate a style instead of merely following trends?
Ladies, what is your skin routine? At what age did you get serious about skincare? What are your favorite products, both over-the-counter and prescription, whether for anti-aging, anti-wrinkles, exfoliating, or something else? I’ve seen a lot of readers talking recently about serums, sunscreens, retinoids and more, so let’s discuss. I’m curious to hear what everyone else is … Read More about Beauty Wednesday: Serums, Sunscreen, and Retinoids
What should you do if you’re feeling envious of a colleague who’s younger than you, seemingly unappreciative of the opportunity you’re giving her, and also — in your opinion — inappropriately flirty at networking events? Reader J wonders: I’m a 40 yr old business development manager at an engineering firm. I’ve formed a group of female colleagues that helps … Read More about Feeling Jealous of a Younger Colleague
As the weather is getting cooler and the air is getting dryer, I thought now might be a great time to talk about hair masks. I really got into them while pregnant with my second son — my skin was super dry, and my hair seemed to be too — so these are all ones … Read More about Hair Masks for Busy Women
Where should you start when you need style inspiration? Are online stylists all out of your budget? Reader M has a great question: I am a 48 yr. young corporate professional / entrepreneur /contractor looking for professional, age appropriate looks. Can you suggest a website that can guide my “lack of style” sense to better … Read More about Where To Start When You Need Style Inspiration
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on gray hair care, but you may also want to check out our latest discussion on how to go gray intentionally. We’ve talked about corporate women and gray hair before (as well as aging gracefully in general), but not in a long while, so I thought we’d … Read More about Gray Hair: An Open Thread
We’ve talked a lot about professional hairstyles, from long hair for older women, to maintainable hair, to gray hair, to work-appropriate up-dos and braids. To continue the conversation, I’m thrilled to introduce you to today’s guest poster, Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D., giving you five quick tips to ensure that your hair makes a good impression … Read More about Guest Post: What Your Hair Says About You