September 30th, 2017

Makeovers for the mature

I continue to love makeovers. They cheer me up.

I love the transformations, and I particularly love the ones by “The Makeover Guy,” who deals with people of all ages but definitely seems to concentrate on women over 50.

I especially like the discussion here of the somewhat-grumpy “resting face” of this 75-year-old woman. This is one of the makeover videos where it’s hard to believe it’s the same person after the makeup and hair changes:

As a person with naturally curly/frizzy hair, I feel a certain kinship with this next lady, who is especially hair-challenged. But she seems to have made no effort at all to tame her mane prior to the makeover. Although I happen to really like gray hair on a lot of women, sometimes it’s not good on women with florid coloring such as hers, and so the decision to dye it here was probably for the best.

What a beauty she ends up being. A bit like a cross between Raquel Welch and Bette Midler:

4 Responses to “Makeovers for the mature”

  1. Frog Says:

    XY is good. This is all XX: faked, with dyes and creams and lotions and mascara and false eyelashes. If you want it, you got it, but don’t forget it ain’t free!

  2. parker Says:

    I feel that I should reztrain from ‘makeover’ comments simply because I am a simpleton. 😉

  3. Esther Says:

    They both look so refreshed! I liked the gray curly hair, but she looks ravishing with auburn hair.

  4. Michael F Adams Says:

    Thousands of your readers love your curly hair.

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