Applying Fancy Makeup for Mature Skin - Is the Price Worth It?

19 Materials
15 Minutes

Follow this complete tutorial to learn how to apply makeup for mature skin and I'll also be trying out some high-end products. Every step is here, from foundation to finishing powder, covering lips, eyes, and face! At the end of the video, I'll share my reviews of which products worked and which didn't.

Tools and materials:

  • Plumping lip gloss
  • Lip liner
  • Lipstick
  • Color correction primer
  • Eye brightener
  • Eyelid primer
  • Eyebrow pencil
  • Multi-shade eyeshadow palette
  • Foundation
  • Concealer
  • Face powder
  • Liquid contour
  • Cream blush
  • Highlight lotion
  • Finishing powder
  • Eyeliner
  • Mascara
  • Small and large makeup brushes
  • Makeup sponges
Applying plumping lip gloss

1. Start with your lips

Apply clear plumping lip gloss to your lips. Do this before you start any of your other makeup, so by the time you return to your lips they’ve plumped up nicely.

Applying a color correction primer

2. Prime your skin and eyes

Apply a color correction primer all over your face, making sure not to miss the area below your eyes.

Dabbing under-eye brightener below the eyes

Then, dab some under-eye brightener below your eyes.

Applying eyelid primer

Apply some eyelid primer by dabbing it on and then smoothing it in.

Filling in eyebrows with a brow pencil

3. Fill in eyebrows

Start defining the bottom of your eyebrow line with an eyebrow pencil and then fill in the brows as needed.

How to apply eyeshadow for over 50 skin

4. Apply eyeshadow

Apply a transition shade of eyeshadow above the crease of your eyelid. Then tap a darker color of eyeshadow in the crease and use a brush to blend the transition and deeper color together.

Simple makeup for older ladies

Apply some light metallic shadow to the outside third of your lid below the crease and blend it in with a soft brush.

How do you apply makeup to mature skin?

Finally apply a pink-shaded shadow on the inside section of your eyelid and blend a lighter pink on top of it.

How to apply makeup over 50

5. Apply foundation

Dab foundation all over your face. Use a large makeup brush to press the foundation into your skin. The brush will give you a beautiful soft, smooth finish with a subtle glow.

Applying foundation with a damp sponge

Dab a damp makeup sponge over your foundation.

Applying concealer under the eyes

6. Apply concealer

Apply concealer to the inner corners under your eyes and press it in with a makeup brush.

Setting concealer with face powder

Set the concealer with face powder using a large fluffy brush.

Blending contour with a makeup brush

7. Contour

Use a contour wand to apply contour to your cheekbones and hairline and blend it in with a large makeup brush.

Applying cream blush with a damp sponge

8. Apply blush

Dab cream blush on your cheekbones and press it in with a damp sponge.

Adding highlight to cheekbones

9. Add highlight

Add a tiny bit of highlight lotion to the high point of your cheekbones.

Setting makeup with finishing powder

10. Finishing powder

Apply a finishing powder to your whole face with a large fluffy brush.

Applying white eyeshadow to the inner corners

11. Finish your eyes

First, apply a bit of white eyeshadow to the very inner corners of your eyes to brighten them up. 

Makeup for older women

Then, apply a tight line of eyeliner underneath the front of your eyelid.

Applying mascara to eyelashes

Apply a lengthening mascara to your eyelashes.

How to apply lip makeup over 50

12. Apply lipstick and lip liner

By now your lips should be nicely plumped. First, apply your lip liner and then fill in with your lipstick.

Fancy makeup for mature skin

Fancy makeup for mature skin

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial on how to apply makeup for mature skin. Watch the video from 11:48 for my reviews of these fancy makeup products and whether they work especially well with over 50 skin.

When you’re shopping for your fancy makeup, be sure to check for the availability of sample sizes so you can try out different products without the full-size expense.

Leave a comment to let us know how you liked this makeup tutorial, which high-end products you use that you think are worth the price, and how you choose to spend your money on skincare or makeup.

Products used

Suggested materials:
  • Plumping lip gloss
  • Lip liner
  • Lipstick
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