Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
My grandmother was in her 40’s when I was a toddler. Several years ago, I recognized her face reflecting in my mirror—not even my mother’s features anymore— FEAR gripped me! Wanting to stop and even reverse this process, I began the search for the fountain of youth and made a few discoveries. In this blog, I will slowly reveal what I learned and how you can apply the same techniques, tips and tricks to your routine. Check back here often and follow me as I share my beauty secrets.
Have you pondered why older women are called handsome? It is because women tend to look more masculine as they age—cruel! I remember my 40th birthday, I was more concerned about the age than noticing my face was falling! My wake up call happened by year 50. One day I noticed my eyes a little heavier, then my nose began to grow bigger—glancing back at earlier photos, the slow fading of features cannot be overlooked—as in REAL photos, not digital. Yes, slowly it happened to me; I decided to pour all my time into training to be a hairstylist and makeup artist and to share what I was learning about myself, makeup, and hair, and staying “On Trend” in a youth-oriented society with … you!
Let’s begin with Elena, she was 50 at the time of this shoot. These 6 points above are key and I will expound on each detail during the next 30 posts. These principles are foundational for any age; less harsh color and more contour creates a softer and less masculine look at this stage of life and beyond.