10 Easy Makeup Tricks for Women Over 45

Upgrade your skincare routine.

While you can shell out thousands on makeup, if you aren’t taking care of your skin, you’re not addressing the root of the problem—and that right there is one of the easiest tricks for makeup for older women. “Good makeup starts with good skincare,” says Jones. A daily routine of cleanser, moisturizer, sun protection, and nighttime serum will keep skin smooth and hydrated.”

As for what to look for in a moisturizing product, Green suggests, “Hydrate daily with a moisturizer that contains hyaluronic acid, peptides, sun protection and vitamins to help firm and plump the skin.”