When you find the right one, it can even your skin tone, erase discoloration, and give you a youthful glow. Finding the right foundation for your unique skin type and complexion will be a trial and error process—and completely worth it. Try again. Looks natural? A subtle swap can make all the difference. Choose a blush shade that's closer to your skin tone.
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8 Helpful Makeup Tips for Women Over 40
According to beauty industry legend Trish McEvoy, "what time takes away, we can bring back with makeup. Here, McEvoy, Pat McGrath, and a handful of top makeup artists share their insider secrets—and preferred products—for youthful-looking skin. P ressing the liner in between each lash along the lash line adds definition, bringing the look of lush and full lashes even before mascara. If you don't have the time to totally prep your skin, BB is an all-in-one skin perfecter.
15 Makeup Tips to Look Older ...
The classes I teach that specifically deal with makeup techniques for 'boomer and beyond' women also tend to fill up the fastest. That response indicates how much older women appreciate a beauty education that specifically addresses their needs. In doing research for this piece, it was shocking to notice the glaring exclusion of women over 40 in the beauty space—an industry so tied to aging. It's a counterintuitive approach, vying for the attention of women who want to smooth fine lines and treat wrinkles but completely erasing them from ad campaigns and media materials. You see, most women aren't taught to replace the techniques they learned in middle school with ones that are better suited for their current age.
It's a blessing and a curse. I look really, really young, facially speaking, and I always have. But there are several ways to look older with makeup that I employ to make me appear closer to my actual age.