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11 Secrets to Looking Great After Menopause

Makeup, hair and style solutions that’ll make change-of-life beauty a breeze

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Mother Nature has a wicked sense of humor. Just when we peak in confidence, she sends us thinning hair, brown spots and extra pounds. Thanks MN, too, for unstable hormones, reduced estrogen and MIA collagen. But we can handle a few speed bumps. Start by thinking of menopause as an opportunity to find a new and better way to look rather than trying to hang on to the old plan. No matter where you are in the menopause cycle — peri, meno or post, here’s how to move forward and reset your looks.

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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.