2016 Emmy® Nominees – Women Over 40 Winning

68th Emmy® Nominations are presented by the Television Academy on ABC September 18, 2016, 7pm ET / 6pm CT Join the SheSpark Emmy Pre-Party on Twitter from 6pm to 7pm ET!   Follow #SheSparkChat on Twitter and make winner predictions, vote on your favorite red carpet looks, and answer TV trivia for a chance to win a […]

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Brilliant Imports: Ethical Fashion & Home Accessories

  You have to admire a woman who leaves a successful corporate career to venture into entrepreneurial waters. It requires risk assessment, industry research, true passion, and serious guts.  Amy Campbell of Austin, Texas, left a stressful job as a wealth advisor to start Brilliant Imports— an ethical fashion and home accessories importing company with a […]

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The Other F Word: Web Series Tackles Midlife Crisis

    Any post-puberty age starting with the letter “F” is categorically treated like a dirty word (the other F word) when it comes to women in Hollywood.  Over-40 women get fewer roles, have fewer scripted lines, and are often bypassed for a younger actress when casting a love interest for a middle-aged actor. Behind […]

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How Women Over 40 Can Help Fix The Fashion Industry’s Rep

  We’re the generation that grew up on MTV, raised ourselves as latchkey kids in an era of Material Girl consumption, and turned our disaffected reputation into one of entrepreneurship and the strongest work ethic since World War II. In fact, sociologist Mike Males dubbed us “The True ‘Great Generation’” for surviving and reversing negative […]

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Beauty Editor Tips for Over 40 Skin

Last night, Audrey and I were excited to host #SheSparkChat on Twitter and our special guest Penny Kjellberg, co-founder of Simone France. You may remember the SheSpark interview with her revealing French Women’s Beauty Secrets that really help over 40 skin. New York-based celebs have consulted Penny and her team for years, so I’m thrilled that she took the time to answer […]

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SHESPARK August Issue is LIVE!

Every issue of SheSpark touches on topics that concern women over 40.  And sex appeal is no exception.  We all want to look and feel desirable to our mates, partners, dates, sometimes even strangers. What’s a middle-aged woman to do? SheSpark’s August issue offers straight talk from a starlet, a scholar, and a stripper (all […]

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MOTTO Fashion Designer Talks Sex Appeal & Aging

Australian fashion designer Faye Brown started her clothing line MOTTO in 1985 and has styled thousands of women over the years. As part of the SheSpark August 2016 interview series on sex appeal and aging, Faye answered our questions as not only an industry veteran, but also a breast cancer survivor.  Here’s what she had […]

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Interview: An Exotic Dancer’s Lessons On Sex Appeal

As part of the interview series for SheSpark’s August issue #KeepingItHot, I talked with author and speaker Susan Bremer O’Neill.  At age 35, she left her career as a scientist and started stripping.  The experience changed her life for the better and gave her a unique perspective on sex appeal at any age.  Here is the full […]

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Author Walker Thornton Talks Sex Appeal & Middle Age

The theme for SheSpark’s August issue is #KeepingItHot. The magazine explores sex appeal when entering (and surpassing) middle age.  Sex educator and author Walker Thornton took time to answer questions on the topic.  Below is the full interview.  Enjoy!  THEA: Your book Inviting Desire is written for midlife women who want to enhance their sex lives. It […]

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10 Sexy Over 40 Style Strategies

It’s no secret that I don’t have the body I had 20 years ago. My abs were my best asset, and I loved to show them off in crop tops and low-rise jeans. Pregnancy, a hysterectomy, and age changed the landscape– so to speak.  These changes forced me to re-evaluate my sexy over 40 style strategies […]

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