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Can You Be Too Old For Lip Gloss?

Is There a "Too Old" For Lip Gloss?

After being given a Juicy Tube by the people at the Lancome counter recently, my mother called me to ask if, all the way across the country, I wanted her to send it to me. "I'm too old for lip gloss," she said. I assured her that lip hydration did not have an age limit, but she refused to believe me, and several days later I received an extremely small FedEx package full of Juice. I know my mom is of a different generation, one that wore lip balms and lipsticks instead of gloss. But do you think women who came along after the invention of the now-ubiquitous goo will, as they age, get too old for lip gloss? I can't imagine giving the stuff up now, but maybe in 15 years I'll feel differently. What do you think? Does glossage have an expiration date?

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Allytta Allytta 7 years
was there no gloss in USA? Well there was in USSR in the 70s :) and my granny rocked it
GummiBears GummiBears 7 years
I will be that old geezer that will be wearing lip gloss *lol*. For some reason, I can't get into lipsticks. I feel lipsticks doesn't look good on me since my lips are pigmented. A wash of color on my lips suits me just fine.
venjen venjen 7 years
Since I'll be 37 this year, I've decided that I will be locking myself in the house because I'm too old for everything... just kidding.
amandachalynn amandachalynn 7 years
I've never been a gloss fan. I'm only 25, but I go for creamy lipsticks and chap stick. I don't like the glossy look on myself. I think it's more of a personal style thing, not an age thing.
secondstar secondstar 7 years
I agree with Miss_M73, it totally depends on the gloss. I think there are glosses that are appropriate at any age.
mek123 mek123 7 years
I don't think you can be too old for lip gloss as long as you are comfortable with the look. It does make lips look more luminous.
kittylitter1 kittylitter1 7 years
Gloss is actually a nice look for older women because it visually fills in where there has been volume loss. I got my mother converted last year, and she is in her 70's!
cordata cordata 7 years
I think you're right when you say it's a generational thing as opposed to an age thing. Old ladies like wearing their hair short and permed because that was popular when they were young. When I'm in my 60s, I'm pretty sure I won't be going that route. And I'll definitely stick to lip gloss!
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