1: Covering dark circles
Using an under-eye treatment rich in antioxidants is the most essential part in concealing the dark circles. It brightens your eyes and fights inflammation. Keep it for some time after applying so that the skin absorbs it. Then apply a moisturizing concealer under your eyes covering it up to the lash line.
2: Be primer smart
Smashbox Anti-Shine is the best primer which retains the makeup for a long time. Applying makeup without primer is like a cake without icing. You can apply it on your lips as a base to prevent bleeding and to make the lipstick last. For full pouty lips user primer slightly outside your lip line. It give a much better look than lip liners.
3: Choose the correct foundation
Moisturizer won’t work on your skin if you are 40 or older. Picking up the right foundation for yourself is essential. Foundation and concealer are used more intensely to look your skin bright in case you like in the above age category as your skin will have to come up to the right tone. Therefore you need to pay extra attention to your foundation.
4: Try liquid liner
Most of us avoid liquid liner because we find them difficult to apply. It is simple enough for everybody to learn. You need to understand the motion and you will easily get the knack for it. Move lightly at the lash line with pencil or eyeshadow of the similar shade to the liquid liner that you are using and trace the line with the liquid liner to perfect the shape.
5: Cream is powder
Experts have a preference when it comes to picking between cream and powder. Cream eye shadows makes your eyes look more mature and provides a glamorous look. Although you need to use neutrals otherwise it will look overdone and will spoil the magic. Also, remember to apply mascara only to the top lashes.
6: Brighten your cheeks
A little blush gives you the desirable look that you want and great makeup artist also agree with this. Shades of blush must be correctly picked to keep the look fresh and natural. Apply it backwards, towards the hairline for a more natural look. Keep it simple and keep it light. Also vary your blush according to the day and night makeups.
7: Perfect your brows
Your eyebrows must be perfectly in shape to give you a sharp appealing look. The area below your brows must be completely smooth once you are done with tweezing. Well shaped eyebrows make your eyes look bright even without makeup.
8: Mascara is a must
Mascara alone without any eyeshadow can make your eyes look amazing. Applying mascara is very simple and you can master it in a few strokes. Take the mascara and start rolling it over your lashes lightly till the tips. Beginners can use business cards and put them on your lower and upper lids to avoid smudging.
9: Light up your eyes
The complicated part is to make tired eyes look bright. Well the trick is quite simple, apply concealer on your inner top lid and the area under the eyes then dust with translucent powder. Keep the makeup simple and use lighter shades of eyeshadow only on the top lid and apply flat white shadow in the inner corners to make your eyes look lively.
10: Shop smartly
It is smarter to shop the entire makeup kit or a total-look kit rather than buying you kohl and lipsticks separately. The up side of this will be that you never go short on the best makeup products as well as save good amount of money as individual items are more costly. So be a pro and shop it all at once.