As we get older we realize a 5 minute conventional makeup is not enough anymore. At first those little fine lines appear wich transform in wrinkles. Then pores start to get larger , age spots appear, skin texture changes and so on. Finally we are left with one single question: What is the best way to apply makeup on older skin ?
Well, before answering this question, let me just say that skin care is the most important thing at any age, and not just when we get older. Leaving the skincare subject aside, the next big step is application.
How to apply the best makeup on older skin?
Applying makeup on older skin is very tricky and it takes longer too. However, the best makeup on older skin should deliver a natural look while hiding wrinkles, age spots, fine lines and so on.
So here are some steps to best apply makeup on older skin.
In order for the makeup to last, liquid foundations are best. Choose a liquid foundation that is age appropriate and will help hide wrinkles and fine lines.
When looking for a liquid foundation, mineral is best for mature skin and it will surely nourish dry and aging skin.
For a natural look, use cream blushes with mineral foundation.
Fill in you eyebrows with a slightly darker shade that will still match your skintone.Don`t make it to sharp thow.
Then, apply a natural eye shadow product on the eyelids to soften graying hair. And also, use some mascara and eyeliner to make the eye color pop and to get a polished look. Matte colours are recommended.
Moisturize your lips with a repairing lip balm .
Based on your skin tone, choose a lipstick which suits you. Coral, peach, berry and pink are the most suggested lipstick shades for older people.Darker colours are to be avoided.
Mineral makeup tips for older skin:
Here are some tips to follow when applying mineral makeup on older skin:
Tip #1: Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera gel is a pure natural moisturizer and it contains natural sunscreen and helps heal the skin very well.
Tip #2: Avoid advertised products
Older women should try to avoid shine, pearl, sheen and glow in the foundation.Go Matte!
Tip #3: Choose the right mineral foundation
Choose a foundation that matches your skin tone. It should match the neck and not the face.
I hope this article helped you get some idea on how to achieve the best makeup on older skin.