Mature models are making a splash in the fashion world, bringing their timeless beauty to magazines, cosmetics ads, and runways.
In this blog post, we’ll learn all about New York’s most stunning over 50 models who share their ultimate beauty secrets for glamorous aging.
Lauren Ezersky, 64
Recognized by her beautiful and iconic shiny silver hair. She recalls being excited when the first hint of gray hairs began to appear around her late 30s. To keep her hair healthy and silky Ezersky washes and tones with Clairol Shimmer Lights. One of her top cosmetic brands is MAC, especially MAC’s Lustre in “Fresh Brew”. This bold woman has modeled for L’Oréal and jeweler Kimberly McDonald, and states that “I’m not ever going to look 20, or 30, or 40, so let’s get real,” she says. “I want to look the best version of my age that I can.”
JoAni Johnson, 66
Known for her boldly barefaced, Johnson stopped wearing makeup right around menopause. She opts for a simple skin routine using Milk Makeup’s Matcha Cleanser. To smooth fine lines she recommends L’Occitane’s Immortelle Divine Youth Oil. Johnson has appeared in O Magazine and Allure and was discovered by a street-style photographer.
Juliette Branker, 62
The over 50, Barbados native model confesses that all her go-to beauty products are to be found in any drugstore. In her list of must-haves, she mentions Nivea, Vaseline for lips, Chapstick for wild eyebrows, and for something fancy the Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess Powder. Branker started her modeling career at the age of 51, after meeting a model at a dance class. “If you don’t age, you’re dead,” she says. “So just be healthy, and accept yourself.”
These mesmerizing, bold, and authentic models over 50 have it loud and clear; beauty is a part of women no matter the age or race, and they teach us above all, to love those unique traits that make us stand out from the rest.