Turning 50? You may feel like you look older than your age and want to look your best. From finding the best products to the best tips, here’s the ultimate guide to makeup for aging skin.
Choose the Right Foundation
When it comes to foundation, it’s important to choose one that won’t settle into wrinkles or cling to dry patches. A hydrating foundation with light coverage will help give skin a smoother, more youthful appearance. You can even choose a flexible foundation that changes with the temperature, adapting to your skin’s unique needs.
Pick a Blush With Care
Blush can be tricky when it comes to aging skin. Many people suggest cream blush as it won’t settle into wrinkles, but you can also opt for a powder blush so long as you use a light hand. Avoid cool tones and look for a peach or pink blush for a natural, youthful look.
Opt for Highlighter
Highlighter can give the skin a pop of life and can be used alone or with a blush and/or bronzer. Choose a highlighter that is easy to apply and and won’t cake on the skin. Look for formulas that are easy to blend and opt for tones that give the skin a youthful appearance.
Go Easy on the Concealer
While applying concealer can be tempting, it’s important to go light on this product on aging skin. Too much concealer can be cakey and accentuate wrinkles, so use sparingly and instead focus on emphasizing other features such as your eyes and cheeks.
Enhance Your Eyebrows
Perfectly arched eyebrows can do wonders for an aging face and make you look ten years younger, but it’s important to choose the right type of product. A brow wax is an age-defying option as it will maintain the desired shape without being too heavy.
Play Up the Lashes
Another way to make you look younger? For those over 50, voluminous lashes can help accentuate the eyes and make them look more open and bright. Curl the lashes and use a mascara that is free of oil and extremely moisturizing.
Makeup may not be a fountain of youth, but the right products and application techniques can help you look your best and make your more youthful. With the right tools, makeup is an age-reversing wonder.