10 Easy Makeup Tricks for Women Over 45

Begin with your eyes.

While many people begin their makeup look with foundationand powder, if you want to minimize the risk of excess makeup settling in your fine lines and wrinkles, you should start with your eyes instead.

“When dusting on eyeshadow, small shadow particles from the makeup brush fall and land directly under the eyes and onto the cheeks. This is called fallout,” says Jones. “When this happens, it gives a dark appearance, enhancing the dreaded dark under eye circles. Wait to apply any face makeup until after eyes are complete.”