Quick and Easy Makeup Look for Older Hooded Eyes

17 Materials
15 Minutes

Spring is here! That means you need a spring makeup look!

Follow along, and learn how to achieve this natural spring makeup look for older women, especially older hooded eyes like mine.

Although I have warm-toned skin, the colors I recommend in this tutorial are suitable for both warm and cool-toned skin.

The products I'm using today are from the Look Fabulous Forever range, made specifically for mature skin. However, you can achieve the same results with any brand of product.

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Tools and materials:

  • Beauty balm
  • Foundation
  • Foundation brush
  • Peach cream blush
  • Blush brush
  • Eyeshadow palette with rose gold, warm brown, and cocoa shades
  • Blending brush
  • Eyeliner pencil or eyeshadow in deep mauve
  • Mascara
  • Brow product
  • Spooly brush (for brows)
  • Raspberry lip liner
  • Pink lipstick
  • Translucent powder
  • Powder brush
  • Bronzer (optional)
  • Lip colors
Preparing skin

1. Prepare your skin

Start with clean, moisturized skin. 

Mix a small amount of beauty balm and foundation on your hand and blend them together with a foundation brush for a dewy look. 

Apply it starting from the center of your face and blend outwards towards the hairline and neck.

Adding blush

2. Add blush

Choose a peach cream blush and apply it to the apples of your cheeks using a blush brush. 

Make a teardrop, or tadpole shape by starting with a small circle on the apple of your cheek, and blend it upwards towards the temples for a natural flush.

Applying eye makeup

3. Apply eye makeup

Apply a light rose gold eyeshadow to the lids to brighten them.

Applying eye makeup

Use warm brown eyeshadows to define the crease and outer corners of the eyes. 

Create a nice clean line by placing a tissue along the outer edge of where you want your shadow to be, and applying the shadow along that edge.

Applying eye makeup

Blend well to create a lifted effect.

Applying eye makeup

Soften the edges of the eyeshadows with a blending brush.

Applying eye makeup

Apply eyeliner underneath your eyes using a deep mauve or complementary color to make your eyes pop.

Applying eye makeup

Soften the eyeliner a bit with a small blending brush.

Applying eye makeup

Clean up the edges and highlight under your brow and under your eye with a thin highlighter brush.

Applying eye makeup

Blend in the highlighter with your fingertip.

Defining brows

4. Define your brows

Use a dark brown brow product to fill in and shape your brows. 

Start in the middle of your brow and work outward.

Defining brows

Then blend the edges with a spooly brush for a softer look.

Applying mascara

Finish by applying mascara to your lashes, wiggling the wand from the roots to the tips for volume and length.

Lining lips

5. Complete your lips

Line your lips with a raspberry lip liner to define the shape.

Adding lipstick

Fill in your lips with a pink lipstick for a springtime hue that complements warm tones.

Makeup for older hooded eyes

You can try different lip colors for different occasions. Soft coral is a bright, summery color perfect for daytime or garden parties.

Makeup for older hooded eyes

Glitzy glamorous Hollywood red is a classic for a bold, glamorous look.

Setting makeup

6. Set your makeup

Use a powder brush to lightly dust translucent powder over your face to set the makeup.

Adding bronzer

Optionally, use bronzer to add warmth to the forehead and cheeks, blending in a "C" shape motion from the temples to the cheeks.

Makeup for older hooded eyes

Makeup for older hooded eyes

Experiment with different makeup colors and combinations to find what works best for you. 

Most importantly, have fun and be creative with your makeup routine! 

Remember to blend well and adjust the makeup colors according to your skin tone and personal preferences. 

Enjoy your springtime makeup look and leave a comment to let me know how you liked this tutorial!

Next, check out this Glam Evening Eye Makeup Look, Perfect for Women Over 50.

Suggested materials:
  • Beauty balm
  • Foundation
  • Foundation brush
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