How Not to Look Old has ratings and reviews. Melissa said: Charla Krupp’s overall concept is maintenance whether it is in hair, makeup or wardrobe. Fashion-and-style expert Charla Krupp is not one to mince words. “Aging sucks,” she declares in her bestselling new book, How Not to Look. When Charla Krupp published her how-to manual in America at the beginning of this year, entitled How Not To Look Old, there was something.

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It has nkt good layout and many of the main points are put in bold, so you can also quickly browse through it and note the key points. Anything too severe or geometric will be hard-edged and unflattering.

One of the things that happens as we age is that our faces get thinner and gaunter, and we lose fat. I swear I took up smoking to provide an actual screen of smoke as opposed to a smokescreen behind which I could hide from all of it. These ideas are from various parts of the book but I believe are key concepts we should all embrace as we age. I probably still look old but I feel more stylish now. Okay, so what are her models wearing on the back page?

That is the starting line of almost each chapter and it quickly gives you the main No-No s of what not to do. Brown with a base is all we really need and orupp companies love trying to sell us purples and greens. Wear beige, brown, khaki, or gray. Note the author’s hair shade. There were some good style tips but this was a pretty shallow read. You can also buy products for coloring a few gray od yourself she recommends products.

But if you’re not looking to overhaul everything, you may have to go back to the certain sections when you want to up your game in those areas. Now, there’s this big gray-hair movement. In this book she goes into detail on how to achieve that young and hip look loo take 10 years off your age.


And I’ll continue to try. While she does hit the mark about what potentially looks aging, it’s a one size fits all approach.

In Honor of Charla Krupp: Key Tips For Looking Younger

I can see how this might make a reader doubt her hard won self esteem. So I got this book, which I expected to be totally stupid but at least lift my spirits until I ride through this most recent wave of life punching in the face. I think this is a great read for any woman who wants to look a little “younger and hipper” the book’s phrase, not mine or who wants to make sure she’s passing along relevant advice to younger ladies in her life. For many, this information would not be practical.

Lots of insightful suggestions and inspiration. While my mother proudly paraded her first grandchild around, proclaiming she felt 30 years old again, having my first baby really took its toll on my looks and attitude.

Microdermabrasion, exfoliating scrubs or glycolic peels give your aging skin the help it needs. I’ve seen this book at the bookstore a few times but I was so put off by the title what the hell is wrong with looking old? Contents Define Your Maintenance Level.

There’s also too-old vs. Aug 19, Stacie rated it did not like it Shelves: Most of all, we have lots of fun here so I hope you enjoy the many articles! Follow the three-bling rule for dressing for evening.

I think this is a great read for any woman who wants to look a little “younger and hipper” I’m not exactly the target audience of this book lldbut it was some good advice to keep in mind at any age e. Actual scientists have tried and failed but I’m sure you, with your background in the lipstick and eyeliner sciences, will nail it. Way better than I anticipated!

I would love to see cuarla new edition come out because the advice itself truly is timeless. Now the bad stuff, that’s keeping me personally from giving it a fifth star.


How not to look old – a book review

If you need some help krpup the clothing department, pick up any of the books by Susannah Constantine and Trinny Woodall, the hosts of the British version of “What Not To Wear”. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Oh, the joys of aging…. It costs a fortune. Was I ever wrong If looking young is so much work, I think I will try to age gracefully.

Charla Krupp’s How Not To Look Old: The ageing debate gets ugly

This alone made me feel and look younger. Sep 20, Melanie McCluskey added it Recommends it for: I’ve read 2 paragraphs and I can say that my instinct about this book was right freaking ont the mark. There were some good “trying too hard” pictures that had me convinced.

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How Not to Look Old: Author Charla Krupp – TIME

Everything this book is telling me not to do, I already do. She says that she might never have become a beauty director if it weren’t for her fascination um, obsession with maintenance.

I just can’t wait until this current silly trend of not wearing panty hose even when it its 12 degrees outside is over. For example, nothing ages you like:. Lists with This Book. For shaving, try Schick Intuition has shaving cream. For cold weather, wear brown black, gray, and navy lightweight opaques, e.

But it will take a LOT of upkeep. Because it is an aging look, and it means that you don’t care about people knowing your age. But I have plenty of other things I care about, and devoting the attention suggested in this book to my looks would leave little to no time for anything else.