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10 Most Asked Beauty Questions of Women 50+

Everything you need to know about 'maskne,' gemstone rollers, probiotic skin care and more

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En español | Up until 2000 we counted on our friends, hairdresser and women's magazines for beauty advice. Then along came Google, YouTube and TikTok. Thanks to them we can find answers to our dumbest, craziest most embarrassing questions anonymously, day or night. Sure, they are fun to read or watch but here's the thing. Search for “Most googled beauty questions” and you'll notice most are not relevant to our 50-plus looks and lives. Sorry, but we're not into hair “plopping,” dermaplaning or using dollar bills to apply cat-eye liner! So here are the 10 questions we're really asking now, answered by a seasoned beauty editor: me.

Lois Joy Johnson is a beauty and style editor who focuses on women 50 and older. She was the beauty and style editor at Ladies’ Home Journal and a founding editor of More magazine. She has written three books: The Makeup Wakeup, The Wardrobe Wakeup and The Woman's Wakeup.