Women over 40 beauty, skincare, fashion, fitness and lifestyle, Keeping it Real

It’s definitely autumn now. Our favorite beauty bloggers are reporting cold temperatures and the possibility of snow in the North and West. That ought to put everyone in the mood to shop! Here are a few features that might send you to the mall.

Looking to add a little femininity to your style?  The Budget Fashionista has 10 femme finds under $10. 

We all want the scoop on the best makeup brushes around. Gaia gave us a close look at the NARS #12 Small Domed Brush. Head over to The Non-Blonde to find out why you may need to buy this brush – and you can admire Sophie and Giselle at the same time. At least one of them is interested in makeup brushes!

Charlestongirl discovered bareMinerals High Shine Eyecolor at Sephora and found one of the prettiest khaki eye shadows she has ever used. Head over to Best Things in Beauty for a look-see.

Sabrina got in the holiday spirit with Dior. You’ll see a few must-haves at The Beauty Look Book. Sometimes, the compact is as pretty as the makeup.

Kelly explained why Stila’s Color Wheel is the perfect palette for young women just getting into makeup or people who want to start experimenting with colors outside of nudes and browns. Check out her swatches at Gouldylox Reviews.

At BeautyXposé, Chelsea showed us how to stay within TSA’s super-strict rules about carry-on liquids and keep our hair looking great at the same time.

Check out what the dueling bloggers has to say about LORAC this week at Beauty Info Zone Blog. Marcia and Lisa debated their favorite LORAC products.

Love shoes? Even the painful ones? DivaDebbi showed us Foot Petals. If you haven’t tried them, where have you been?

Carla showed us a Beauty VIP of the Week: Sue Devitt’s Lip Intensifier Pencil. Find out why you may need one at Product Girl.

Whether you got Sephora’s notice or not, you need to shop Friends & Family. Get the scoop from Elvira at Pink Sith.

Stay warm and happy!