Aging Gracefully? Funny Beauty Blunders After 60

Aging is a beautiful process, full of wisdom, self-discovery, and yes, even a few laughs. Especially when it comes to beauty routines. As we cross the threshold of 60, our bodies change, and so does our relationship with beauty and grooming. But who said we can’t have a chuckle or two about it? So, let’s take a lighthearted look at some funny beauty blunders that are all too familiar after 60.

The Great Hair Dye Debacle

There comes a time when we decide to wage war on our graying hair. Armed with a box of hair dye, we venture into the bathroom, ready for battle. But oh, the surprises that await! From accidentally choosing a shade that leaves us looking like a pumpkin, to those pesky grays stubbornly refusing to be covered, coloring our hair at home can lead to some hilarious results. And if we’re lucky, we might even come out of it with a funny story to share at our next coffee meet-up!

Makeup Mishaps Galore

Ah, makeup, the magic that promises to enhance our natural beauty. But as our skin changes with age, so do its interactions with makeup. Ever tried applying lipstick only to find it has traveled into the fine lines around your mouth, giving you a Joker-like smile? Or perhaps you’ve attempted to recreate a smoky eye look from a YouTube tutorial, only to end up more panda than sultry? And let’s not forget the blush that seemed subtle in the compact but leaves you looking like you’ve just run a marathon. These makeup mishaps can leave us giggling at our reflection – and remind us of the fun side of beauty at any age.

Sensational Skincare Sagas

Skincare is essential at every age. But navigating the world of retinols, hyaluronic acids, and peptide complexes can feel like you need a chemistry degree. Have you ever slathered on a new product, expecting to wake up glowing, only to find your face resembling a shiny disco ball? Or perhaps you’ve applied a rejuvenating mask, hoping to scare away wrinkles, only to frighten the postman instead? These skincare sagas can turn any ordinary day into a comedy of errors.

In Conclusion…

Yes, aging comes with its fair share of beauty blunders. But isn’t that part of the fun? These moments remind us not to take ourselves too seriously. They teach us that beauty is not about perfection, but about celebrating our unique selves, laugh lines included. So here’s to embracing our beauty blunders after 60 and laughing all the way. Because nothing is more attractive than a sense of humor and the confidence to embrace our authentic selves, no matter what age we are.


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dabodab is my sound and art studio blog (and other things). I am Briyan Frederick (aka Bryan Baker), a graphic arts professional, songwriter, experimental recording artist, publisher, local and personal historian, grassroots business supporter, silver creative, podcaster, vlogger and zinester. I’m better known as the publisher of GAJOOB and a founder of Tapegerm Collective read more.

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