Makeup mistakes that can age you
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Makeup mistakes that can age you

Makeup Mistakes that can age youHave you ever applied your makeup and then just felt like your skin still looked terrible and you have so many flaws and wrinkles/lines emphasized? Well, this is probably because you are making some sort of mistakes in your makeup regimen. There are so many little things with makeup that you would never know can actually make your skin look worse and make you look older, which I don't think anyone wants. Today I am going to be sharing with you some of those mistakes and how they age you so that you can avoid them for the future to keep your makeup looking flawless.

Caking It On

Caking on your foundations and powders is a big no no. When you apply too much of these products they tend to really settle into any find lines or flaws that you may have on your skin and truly ages you unbelievably. The best way to avoid this is to simply apply a thin layer of your foundations and powders and then your makeup will be looking absolutely great.

Not Setting Concealer

Concealer is another big one because it is so important that when you apply your concealer you definitely want to set it with some sort powder. The powder prevents it from creasing, which you really want to avoid. Creasing makes it appear that you have wrinkles and bags under your eyes, which is so unappealing.

Overdoing the Blush

You really want to make sure that you not only choose the color blush color for you, but that you are not overdoing your blush either. Having that really bright look on your cheeks can make you look a little crazy and clown-like.

Dark Eyes

As you get older you will want to stray away from dark eyes and go more toward the natural side. You can do this by switching up your eyeliner and mascaras from black to brown.

Skipping Primer

I cannot express enough how important a primer is. There are a lot of really great primers out there for when you have older skin to worry about. These type of primers help to fill in any lines and diminish wrinkles that you may have to give you a really beautiful, flawless face.

Doing your makeup is all about what works best for you and as you age you will really want to cater to your skin. Avoid these horrible makeup mistakes and you will be looking younger than ever.

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  1. ellen beck

    I quit wearing makeup just because it made lines look worse. I honestly dont even know what a primer is. I am a sad sack when it comes to all of this.

  2. Caking on your make up is just about the worst thing ever for your look. It makes your face all grainy looking, and you look like you have creases that aren’t there.

  3. Catherine S

    This is great information. I don’t wear makeup, but if I did I would make a mess I am sure.

  4. Robin Masshole Mommy

    This makes me glad I don’t wear makeup. I see a lot of these every day.

  5. I like reading and seeing blog posts about make up. I love make up!

  6. Kristi

    I am not good at makeup so I need all the tips I can get, this was very helpful.

  7. Pam

    These are all really great tips. I find as I get older less is better and some days I find myself going out and about without any. Yikes!`

  8. Makeup and hairstyles can make you look younger or older. I do think less is more!!

  9. I was never taught how to wear makeup, I am now learning more from reading blog posts like this as well as learning from my teen daughter who often plays with makeup using YouTube tutorials. Thanks for these tips!

  10. Ann Bacciaglia

    These are great makeup tips. I just started to wear makeup again,. I will have to get some more natural colors to try.

  11. Janell Poulette

    I have never really used makeup. There’s so much I need to learn about using it – I don’t want to look older!

  12. I never knew that powder was a must for concealer! Gosh, that fixes my biggest issue. Thank you!

  13. Yes, there is nothing worse than over done makeup. I’m so glad someone is talking about it.

  14. Wow what a difference a primer makes! I agree with all of these beauty tips, I try to avoid them all

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