Posts Tagged "redefining aging"

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My fascination with grey hair started with watching my mother groom her hair. While her friends were coloring their hair, my mother was enhancing her grey with the help of Clairol’s Shimmer Lights shampoo. Every wash was like polishing the household silverware. Then came my turn—many years later but still a bit soon. Lucky for me, at that time women under 40 were choosing to go grey, so I thought I’d slip in the pack as a grey-by-choice. But a close look at the mirror delivered the big reveal one day: my greys were seemingly emboldened by my goal to cling to “youth…

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A few days ago, my sister sent me a story about Susan Lucci. It seems Lucci had posted some of her vacation swimsuit pictures on her Instagram page and they were causing quite a stir. When I saw the beautiful pictures of 71-year-old Lucci, who looked as if she was 45, and read the latest news briefing about her, I was convinced that to be old is a state of mind not a number.
Baby Boomer, Susan Lucci, Redefines Aging
I grew up watching soap operas. And Susan Lucci, who played the infamous antagonist Erica Kane on the daytime soap opera All My Children, was my favorite soap…

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