The whole point of wearing makeup is to enhance our natural features, but sometimes even we make the mistake of over-doing it. Here are some of the biggest makeup mistakes that make you look older.
Wearing Mascara On Lower Lashes
You might think you’re making your eyes pop when you put mascara on both the top lashes and the bottom ones, but what you’re doing is actually drawing attention to dark circles, crow’s feet and hyperpigmentation. Make sure to just apply mascara to your top lashes, and use an eyelash curler beforehand to up the drama of your eye makeup where it deserves the attention.
Applying Powder Around Eyes
We love translucent powder for its amazing ability to reduce shine, especially on our noses and forehead. When applying powder, however, be sure to avoid the eye area. Powder around the eyes will actually highlight the fine lines you have and make the skin around your eyes seem drier than it actually is. Yikes!
We’ve seen enough old ladies with drawn in eyebrows over the years to avoid over-plucking all together. If you get too tweezer happy, you’ll wind up adding years to your face. Our eyebrow hair actually thins as we age, so over-plucking in your youth will actually create the illusion that you’re older than you are.
Wearing Too Much Foundation
Even if you’re going through a major breakout, don’t overdo it on the foundation. The more you pile on, the more mask-like your face looks, giving people the impression that your years older than you actually are.
Putting Blush On The Apples Of Your Cheeks
As we age, our cheeks begin to sag. If you’re applying blush to the apples of your cheeks then you’re actually highlighting a part of your face that’s giving in to gravity. Instead, apply blush to your cheekbones to accentuate your sharp features.
Neglecting To Fix “Bleeding” Lips
As we age, our lip line unfortunately starts to fade, which means it’s easy for your lipstick to find it’s way outside of your lip line and into the creases of your pout. To fix this, we’re obsessed with No Bleeding Lips Secret Lip Liner, which goes on clear but keeps your lipstick totally in line.
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