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The Guide to Looking Great for Guys 50+

Easy grooming and style tips to put a little spring in your step

Men over 50 do think about their looks and clothes. They may not say so, but watch any man examining his two-day stubble or nose hairs in the mirror or deciding whether to tuck in a shirt or leave it out — and see for yourself! Tell a guy “You're so great at that!” and he quietly nods or denies it; tell him “You look great!” and he lights up like a Christmas tree. Appearance is a confidence thing, and wanting to look good for oneself and others is a healthy goal (for any gender!). Here's a spring/summer ‘21 cheat sheet for grownup guys with a sunny attitude.

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.