We find it disheartening that so many TV and billboard ads about anti-aging products feature young models with wrinkles so small you'd have to squint to notice. While it doesn't hurt to slather on these creams and serums before you reach 40, why is the beauty industry afraid to spotlight real older women with real signs of aging? Cue those bloggers we can count on to upload their straightforward reviews and photographs online.
This week, as part of our new series highlighting the best beauty blogs, we're acknowledging those focused on more "mature" women. From Older Girl Beauty (a makeup-loving mom who isn't afraid to experiment with orange lipstick) to Advanced Style (Stylelist Network and HuffPost blogger Ari Seth Cohen's street style site profiling glammed-up elders), we're humbled by their good looks and grace.
Check out the five best beauty blogs for older women in the slideshow below, then leave a comment on who you'd nominate for our next blog roundup.
Meanwhile, see how women of a certain age are defying cultural stereotypes and going to great lengths with their hair.