Happy Monday, ladies! The snow is melting, and I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for a new week. Our daytime temperatures are going to be above freezing all week!
Today I’m sharing eye makeup tips for women over 40. Doing our makeup as we age is always an evolving process, and we want to allow our natural beauty to shine through.
It’s best to think less is more as we age. We want to create a soft look, never harsh.
Here are my eye makeup tips for women over 40:
1. Magnifying Mirror
The first thing I would say is to make sure you have a good mirror with plenty of light. If you’re like me and your eyes aren’t as good as they use to be, you might try a magnifying mirror.
I recently purchased this one, and I love it! The 10x magnification allows me to put my eyeliner and eyeshadow on so much better.
2. Use a good concealer.
Next is to make sure you use a good concealer. I have dark circles, so I want to cover those up as much as possible.
I use Tarte Shape Tape because it gives me full coverage. A small amount goes a long way (I also use a color corrector before applying my concealer.)
3. Always Prime your eyelids.
A primer will smooth and correct the color of your lids, making them look younger. Primer also prevents creasing and will make your eyeshadow last longer.
It’s great to wear all by itself when you don’t want to wear eyeshadow too!
4. Use matte or satin eyeshadow.
As we age, we have more lines and wrinkles, and too much sparkle in our eyeshadow can accentuate those lines and wrinkles. I’ve also read that warmer hues are better as we age.
5. Bump up your brow game.
We’ve talked about this many times, but brows are a game-changer. Gone are the days of plucking our eyebrows; we now know we NEED our eyebrows.
To make your eyes stand out, you need to pay attention to your brows—they frame your face.
6. Use an eyelash serum to help grow your lashes.
There are all kinds of lash serums, and I’ve shared some different serums at various price points.
7. Use eyeliner but don’t overdo it.
I typically use a dark brown eyeliner and tightline my upper lashline.
Some experts say you don’t put anything on your lower lash line, but I use a brown eyeshadow and line just under my lower lashes and then smudge it. Then, I follow with mascara.
8. Use Mascara
No question about it, mascara makes our eyes pop, and there’s plenty of good ones out there.
What eye makeup tips do you have for women over 40?
Beauty For The Heart~~ For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland. Isaiah 43:19
I read this verse this morning, and it really spoke to me. God is a God of new things and new beginnings.
We may be in the wilderness or a dry wasteland, but he’s going to do something to make it new and better. He can’t take all the bad and make it into something we can’t even imagine.
I know because he has done it in my life, and He will do it for you.
Have a blessed day!
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