Makeup tips at any age

When wearing makeup, it is essential to wear it properly to take care of your skin. The problem is, at every age, makeup application is going to be very different. People in their twenties are going to view makeup differently than those in their forties. At every age of your skin’s maturity, you should take some steps to protect your skin and get the best value out of your makeup application. Your routine should change as you age. Here are a few makeup tips for all ages to understand the best way to apply makeup:

In your twenties: At this age, your skin will be in its prime. Highlighting and contouring can play up your natural features and healthy skin. This age is the best time to experiment with bold colors and metallic eye shadows in your makeup.

In your thirties: In your thirties is a very good time to play with neutral colors. Copper and bronze beautifully accentuate your features at this age. Compliment these colors with thick, voluminous eye makeup to create a younger looking appearance. Only play up one feature at a time with your makeup.

In your forties: Here, pay attention to eyeshadow colors that compliment your eye color. Focus on your eyes and tone down other colors in your blush and lipstick. Use neutral colors for the rest of your face.

In your fifties: In your fifties, makeup is all about being subtle. Use lighter makeup, like BB cream, to help create a younger complexion. Avoid a lot of eyeliner or mascara on your lower lash line and instead, focus on your top lash line. Make sure that any colors your use on your eyes or lips are not heavy and instead compliment your skin tone.

Bonus: Mascara is great for any age. Don’t be afraid to use it as part of your makeup routine at any age.