Women are always looking for the fountain of youth, usually in a bottle of makeup. So what are the tricks to achieving a youthful look no matter your age.
By trying these makeup tips you will feel younger and moreyouthful.
Tip 1: Don’t always follow the trends. What may work in our 20′s may not work in our 30′s & 40′s. A trusted makeup artist is key, I suggest going to a department store and talking with the makeup artist, don’t buy anything and talk to different brand reps get a feel for the trends and advice then schedule a free makeover to try some of their suggestions out.
Tip 2: I first apply my lipstick and then I place a small amount of Gloss in the middle of my lips, this gives a sexy, youthful appearance. I use lighter colors such as pink, mauve and other light colors with a light tint gloss of a similar color.
Tip3: Curl your Lashes, use lash boosters, then finish with Mascara . By curling your eyelashes, this will help lift sagging eyelids. Applying Lash boosters makes the eyelashes appear thicker giving a more youthful appearance.
Tip4: Foundation, that’s tricky! Make sure you go for medium coverage and include moisturizer to avoid drying out the skin. Go a shade lighter than your natural color to avoid seeing lines. Use a good quality makeup brush for applying your foundation to avoid getting bacteria in your foundation which will eventually cause breakouts.
Tip 5: Use loose powder only in the corners and under your eyes to diminish dark circles and patches. Find a powder that is lighter than your skin tone with a yellow tint
which helps color correct the area getting rid of shadows, redness, and illuminating the darker area giving a lighter youthful look.
Tip 6: Brighten up your eyes baby! Move away from safe colors like browns and go for a little shimmer. Use colors that complement your eyes and that provide a bit of a contrast. This doesn’t mean bring back the bright blue eye shadows of the 80′s.
Tip 7: Wear Eye liner. By using a brown or black eye liner on the upper lid will instantly lift your eyes. By angling the line at 45-degree angle, this will lift sagging eyes. Avoid light color eyeliners or bright colors like blue, very few of us look good and most of the time the eyes end up looking smaller. What you want are eyes that look open and
Tip 8: Try wearing blush in a cream color on the apples of your cheeks, this will give an appearance of a youthful glow .
Tip 9: Clean your face each night to remove dirt and makeup from the day. This process helps remove dead cells, helping to rejuvenate new youthful ones. Adding moisture prevents wrinkles and a well hydrated face is a youthful one.
Tip 10: See a Dermatologist for routine screening for sun damage. Your Dermatologist will also help you develop a plan to maintain your skin and will provide options as you age to minimize the aging process.
These are my secret weapons in maintaining a youthful face and appearance. What’s yours, please share your secrets for a youthful glow!