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over 60s beauty guide

The complete guide to over 60s beauty

From embracing grey hair to wondering how to deal with a sudden abundance of hair on your face, with age 60 (and beyond) comes a whole new set of beauty aspirations and dilemmas. So here's our comprehensive guide to over 60s beauty - the tips, the tricks, the dos and the don'ts.

STIs and women over 50

sexual health

Health: With figures doubling in the past decade, we need to talk about sexual health.

arrow Sex and the menopause


Win a £100 voucher

Soreen competition

Competition: Win a host of delicious Soreen goodies, plus a John Lewis voucher.

arrow £400 worth of summer reads to win

Sizzling summer reads to win

summer reads

Competition: Win a whopping £400 worth of summer page-turners to get lost in.

arrow Best books for children


Michael Mosley on gut health

Michael Mosley

Health: Bloated all the time? IBS sufferer? Here's how to get a healthier gut.

arrow How to avoid diabetes


Combating loneliness

going online

Loneliness: Could going online be the answer?

arrow How to find work when you're over 50

July book club preview

Graham Norton

Books: A surprising, compelling and gripping story by TV presenter Graham Norton.

arrow Gransnet recommended reads


Britain's secret beaches

hidden beach

Local travel: We've sniffed out some of the best secluded and quiet beaches in the UK.

arrow Places to visit in Essex

Do you look after your grandchildren?

grandparents and childcare

Childcare: Take our childcare survey and you could win £100.

arrow Take our short survey here


Allotment ideas

allotment ideas

Gardening: What should you plant and when is the best time? A month-by-month planner.

arrow 5 reasons to love your garden

Best exercises for over 50s

exercise over 50s

Fitness: The best exercise routines as recommended by gransnetters.

arrow Nutrition and health advice


What's your name?

names for grandparents

Grandparenting: Are you Granny, Grandma or...Nanoo?

arrow Grandparents' right to contact


Seven secret make-up tips

7 secret beauty tips

Beauty: Make-up tips every woman over 50 should know.

arrow Guide to foundation, BB and CC creams


What to have for dinner tonight?

grilled sea bass

Food: Lacking inspiration? We've got daily dinner suggestions that are quick and easy.

arrow More tasty recipes

Be a local editor

local call out

Local: Would you like to meet more people in your local area? Find a new hobby? Make new friends?

arrow Find your local site