The Makeup Mistakes That Age You Instantly Over 40

Even though makeup can make you look younger and bring out your best features, it could also draw attention to wrinkles and other signs of ageing.

We asked celebrity and professional makeup artists for tips on how to avoid making common, easy-to-make makeup mistakes that make people over 40 look older.

Error #1— Drawing Attention To Dark Circles With Eyeliner

Incorrect eyeliner application can accentuate dark under-eye circles and eye wrinkles. To avoid this, "apply eyeliner on your upper eyelid, not your bottom."

#2— Wearing A Matte Foundation

Aging skin produces less oil. Brice thinks applying a matte foundation or a drying product could accentuate wrinkles. "Here are some foundation faults that make people look older.

If they're blueish, you have a cooler undertone; if greenish, a warmer one. "If silver jewellery looks better on you, you suit cooler tones, but if gold does, you have a warm undertone.

If gold and silver are equally flattering, you're neutral, she says. Most cosmetic brands feature 'warm,' 'cool,' or 'neutral' in their foundation name or code to assist you choose. Noted!

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