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Beauty Tips for Women in Their Fifties:
Makeup, Skin and Style for the 50's

Dealing with venturing into the land over the hill and leaving 40s is both emotionally and physically difficult. Many things in life start changing from your physical heath to your social calendar. However, as you enter your 50s it’s important to also think about your skin care routine and how it should be changing right along with your body and skin. Long gone are the days where you worried about acne or preventing wrinkles and here are the days where you need to manage your wrinkles. From age spots to crows feet, there are makeup options and beauty tips you can use to your ultimate advantage.
Beauty Tips After Turning 50

Celebrate Your Skin As You Pass Your 50th Birthday

As you age, chances are you are wearing less and less makeup and worrying less and less about your hair. This means you’ll be spending less money on your beauty routine. Of course, it also means you’ll need to make every single product you use count, since you’re using much fewer.

Age Appropriate Makeup Styles: Things You Should Know About Turning 50

Your skin is starting to soften more than ever before in your life which can be a great thing if it maintains its elasticity. If you’ve been diligent about your skin care routine up until this point, you may find yourself with well hydrated skin and only be worried about age spots or fine lines. If you’ve not treated your skin well you may be in the middle of a wrinkle crisis. Don’t worry, there are many products that can help you find your “best face”.

Skin Care: Women In Their Early To Late Fifties

Just because you’re celebrating another decade of life, don’t think you can skimp out on skin care. It’s important you continue to actively prevent sun damage and stop the progression of skin damage already done. At this age, your cell turnover is much slower so you may have dryness in your skin. Your pores might be more visible on your nose and cheeks, as well. You may have spider veins or age spots.

For skin care, concentrate on a morning and night non-soap cleanser like Neutrogena Fresh Foaming Cleanser or Estee Lauder Soft Clean Moisture Rich Foaming Cleanser. Then ensure you use a peptide and antioxidant rich moisturizer while your face is still damp. Moisturizers that come in serum form are often easier for your skin to absorb than are creams or lotions. Always be sure you also use another moisturizer that has SPF of at least 15, meaning you might need more than one daily moisturizer to get the entire job done. For additional skin care assistance, use a nighttime treatment while your skin is resting.

Best Makeup Application and Cosmetic Products for Women In Their 50's

When it comes to makeup in your 50’s the idea of less is more is vital. Although your spirit may be full of fun and joys, there is no reason for you to overdo it with makeup. If you do, you might end up looking like a clown. This is not the time in your life to try new make up trends. Look for lighter foundations that will not cake up in any lines or wrinkles you have on your skin. Cream foundations are often good for combination skin but if you are experiencing dry skin (as is fairly normal during this age group), be sure to think about a liquid foundation or a moisturizer foundation. To cover up dark spots or splotches, look for a light weight concealer, as well. Be sure to apply your concealer after you apply your foundation and blend the two together well.

To keep yourself looking glowing and youthful, consider a cream blush you apply only to the apples of your cheeks. This will give you a healthy glow without overdoing it. Light pinks are great choices for color or any color your skin turns after taking a brisk walk in the cold.

You may be starting to worry about your eyebrows at this point in your life, as many women start to see them thinning out a bit. Words of wisdom: Refrain from applying thick eye brow pencil to your eyebrows. Instead, try a more natural looking eyebrow powder to fill in the sparse areas.

Keep your eyes and eye shadow simple and natural. While colors like brown might have worked well on you in the past, they can often make you look tired as you age. So, think about trying lighter eye shadow colors of pink, lilac or plum and see what works best for your skin color and hair color. In addition, skip the brown mascara and go for a darker color like black or navy to draw more attention to your lashes and less to your possible fine lines around your eye.

Your lips when you’re 50 are likely thin and you may have lines surrounding them that can make it difficult to keep lipstick where you want it to be. To avoid lipstick running into these lip creases, be sure to use a lip liner before applying lipstick. You can also think about switching to a creamy version or gloss version of your favorite lipstick color. Forgo the matte formulas because they will only add years to your face.

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