By Susan "Honey" Good
Rules for women after 50 are basically made to be broken because life is really too short not be bold, confident and you know my darlings, wear that red lipstick! Now, I know I wrote red lipstick, but if you're more into the darker hues, especially with fall approaching, then there is nothing wrong with that. As always, you do you!
Regardless of color, there is just something about a good lipstick that makes me feel proud, courageous and like I am ready to take on the world. If you don't believe me, then take it from Elizabeth Taylor, "Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together." I dare you to try it and see how you feel with a bold lip... at any age!
The good news is that it's just lipstick, pretty non-committal; if you don't like it, then just wipe it off!
Lipstick is a beauty must! When we're young, it's often all about the color of the moment but as we mature, a great lipstick needs something we already have... staying power! Does that mean you need a pricey lipstick? Not at all, darlings. Quality comes in all types of lipstick cases so think of price like we think of our age -- it's just a number!
I have compiled a list of some great brands to consider and split them up between two price points.
In terms of a lower price point, here are some quality, yet more affordable brands, all usually available at your local drugstore:
If you're really looking for a lipstick splurge, these lipsticks are excellent, but will cost you a little extra. They are best found in department stores, other dedicated makeup stores and online:
4. And, if you watched my last Facebook live you know that I swear by Tom Ford. It's my "signature" lip hue.
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