10 Easy Makeup Tricks for Women Over 45

Ditch the shimmer if you have textured skin.

While many assume that shimmery products convey youthfulness, using them on skin that’s either textured by acne, scarring, or wrinkles, can make you look older than you are. “Avoid shimmer on textured skin,” says licensed cosmetologist and national Living Proof educator Shreeda Tailor, owner of J. Tailor Salon in Houston. “Shimmer will accentuate texture.”