Tips for Older Women's Makeup

Maintaining a regular skin-care routine—cleansing, moisturizing, and exfoliating—is crucial to a healthy complexion.

Apply a lightweight moisturizer on clean skin before makeup. Linter thinks heavy moisturizers are incompatible with makeup.

Cream gives skin a radiant appearance without affecting the layers that follow. After the moisturizer absorbs, apply a quick-absorbing primer

You can’t hide wrinkles, so don’t try,” adds Linter. She recommends applying a sheer, moisturizing foundation

For dark circles, focus on the undereyes and inner corners. “Most women get darkest on the inner corner of their eye instead of the outer corners where you smile and have laugh lines

Linter recommends going a shade or two warmer for foundation and concealer to avoid looking washed out

Linter suggests using a foundation brush to blend the neck after the face. Bronzer—not only for cheeks—follows.

sweeps under the cheekbone, down the sides of the nose, over the forehead, and under the jawline for a sculpted shine.

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