I'm starting a new series of videos called "Makeup Over 40" (scroll down for said video and head to the Health Adjacent channel for more beauty videos). I feel fairly certain that you can decipher the content from the words used in the title. :) I decided to start this series because I've found that so much about the way I wear makeup has changed in the past four years (I'm 44, don't tell.) It seems that for about the first 35 or so years, my ability to wear varying colors and textures on my face was completely unhindered. My only criteria had to do with interest and cost.
As I hit my late 30's, things started to change. My skin switched from normal to dry and I started noticing fine lines. As I hit 40, I started developing rosacea, which seriously changed the kinds of colors I could wear. I started noticing an increased sensitivity to fragrances and chemicals used in beauty products.
As for my eyes, my under eye circles took on a life of their own and my eyelids started a slow
Though I am changing (in ways that could be predicted by my gene pool), I am determined to embrace this brave new world and continue enjoying the world of makeup. I've discovered a few tricks of the trade, so to speak, and will share with you what I've learned.
This video is about makeup for older eyes. In it, I focus on techniques that I use to disguise the things that are less appealing and create a beautiful look.
Products used on eyes:
Philosophy You Make Me Blush Mineral Blush Duo in 04 Sunny/Bright (this is discontinued, but a good substitute would be the Physicians Formula Happy Booster Glow & Mood Boosting Blush)