Presenting Mid-Life Crisis Jolie

I realized something basic and silly and obvious while in bed last night:


Technically, it might be a third-life crisis, since I hope my time won’t be up when I hit 68, but the fact remains: I just turned 34. I’m a year away from 35, that classic old “holy shit, what am I doing with my life?” milestone. And I work in an industry that, for the most part, is a young woman’s game.

Katy Perry AMAs Makeup Look

After seeing Katy Perry’s documentary Part of Me last year (if you haven’t watched it, it’s surprisingly moving), I’ve felt an affinity for Katy. I know she’s not my friend, but her PR team has done an excellent job of making me believe that if only she met me, we’d be besties. At last night’s 2013 American Music Awards, which I totally did not watch because I was at Pearl Jam (!!!), Katy looked adorable as always, with makeup by Jake Bailey for CoverGirl. Here’s how to get her look: