How to Apply Cream Makeup to Mature Skin Over 50 for Beginners

Karen Lien
by Karen Lien
3 Materials
30 Minutes

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to apply cream makeup. It’s a fantastic consistency that runs smoothly on your face, and it’s incredibly amazing for over 50s.

I’m going to be using a SEINT cream color palette with contour colors, highlighters, and color correctors. However, you can use any cream makeup products of your choice.

Tools and materials:

  • Cream color palette makeup
  • Assorted brushes
  • Eyeshadows
Covering blemishes with a walnut color

1. Cover your spots

So, I'm starting to cover the sun and age spots around my face with a contouring color. It’s a walnut color and works wonders! Also, don’t forget the under eyes.

How to apply cream contour makeup

2. Start contouring

Now, pick up your contouring shade and apply it underneath your cheekbones, forehead, underneath your jaw, and underneath your chin. 

Applying cream highlighter to the face

3. Apply the highlighter

Go in between the contoured areas and lightly pat some highlighter in between. Don’t overdo it- Since this is cream, you don't need a lot. Lightly pat your brush on your face, so it warms up on your skin and sits like a natural layer on your face. 

Applying a brightening highlighter

4. Add a brightening highlighter

This is not really a concealer, it just gives a brightening effect. With a smaller brush, simply apply it to the corners of your eyes, the sides of your nose, up along your cheekbone, the center of your forehead, and under your eyes. 

How to apply cream makeup evenly

With your stippling brush, lightly bounce the brush on your face to blend in everything.

Cream color palette makeup

5. Add lip and cheek colors

So, now it’s time to add some color to your face! There’s a whole range of cream-based lip and cheek colors to choose. Add your favorite to your cheeks, and don’t forget to blend afterward.

Applying eyeshadow to lids

Don’t forget to add some color to your eyes, too! 

Applying cream makeup as lipstick

Then, moving onto the lip, use any cream color you like. Remember, cream makeup is multi-purpose and can be used just about anywhere on your face. 

How to apply makeup for beginners over 50

Add some powder eyeshadow on top of the cream-based one to give off that extra pop of color! 

Applying darker eyeshadow to the corners

Add a little bit of contrast and definition by applying a darker eyeshadow on the outer corners of your eyes. 

How to apply cream makeup

How to apply cream makeup tutorial

So, now you know how to apply cream makeup that leaves you looking refreshed! There’s no need for one-dimensional makeup these days.

Cream-based makeup really does wonders on the overall appearance of your face and is especially great for mature women who want to know how to apply makeup. Thanks for tuning in, and I’ll see you again soon. 

Suggested materials:
  • Cream color palette makeup
  • Assorted brushes
  • Eyeshadows

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