Makeup Tips for Women over 50 - If you're fifty and up, you might want to pay attention to these handy makeup hints.
Start with a sheer foundation on skin that has been exfoliated. Be careful not to use too much foundation.
Apply loose powder to set your foundation and make it more transfer-proof.
Nothing worse than leaving foundation marks on someone's clothing after giving them a hug!
The other night on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Ving Rhames left some foundation marks on Conan's cheek.
Eyeshadow colors should be matte finish with as little shine as possible as it will make wrinkles and fine lines stand out.
As far as blusher or rouge, use a creamy blush right on the apples of your cheekbones. Be sure to blend well. The effect you're going for is that someone ran up and pinched your cheeks and made them rosy.
Select a lipstick in a neutral shade. Top with lip gloss. All women over 40 should wear lip gloss because it gives a youthful appearance.
Apply eyeliner on the upper eyelids only. To put it on the bottom would only make your eyes look heavy and droopy. Use short, sketchy strokes when applying eyeliner.
End with mascara.