03/15/2013 11:35 am ET

Bobbi Brown's Own Beauty Secrets For Women 50+ !

I met makeup guru Bobbi Brown, founder of her best-selling eponymous brand back in the 80s. She was a freelance makeup artist and I was the beauty editor working with her on a photo shoot. Even then as a rookie she had star power and strong opinions. She wanted skin to look authentic and used neutral colors that enhanced faces and features. She’s stayed true to that mantra.

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