06/12/2014 10:23 am ET Updated Jun 12, 2014

Expert Beauty Advice For Women Over 50

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Andrea Q. Robinson is a beauty industry veteran. In 1989, she created and launched The Nakeds Ultima II line at Revlon. She collaborated with Kevyn Aucoin, who helped develop the ground-breaking color palette, and Irving Penn, who photographed the advertising campaign—both colleagues from her previous position as Beauty Editor at Vogue. Next stop L’Oreal, where as President of Ralph Lauren Fragrances, she grew it to become the largest fragrance house worldwide. But it was late in 2007, when she was President of Tom Ford Beauty, that she was asked to retire by a male executive at Estee Lauder, the parent company.

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