Quick and Easy Makeup Tutorial for Women Over 70

14 Materials
10 Minutes

Follow along with this tutorial as I demonstrate my everyday effortless elegant makeup look, done especially for women over 70.

You can take this look anywhere: out shopping, out for lunch, or just staying in but still wanting to look and feel your best!

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:

  • Face prime
  • Lid prime
  • Foundation
  • Beauty balm
  • Blush
  • Eyeliner pencil (taupe)
  • Eyeshadow palette with rose gold, soft gray, and darker shade
  • Foundation brush
  • Blush brush
  • Eyebrow spoolie brush
  • Wedge brush
  • Small blending brush
  • Waterproof mascara (black)
  • Lipstick (true rose or similar neutral shade)

1. Start with primer

Begin your makeup routine by applying a primer to your face and eyelids to ensure a smooth base for your makeup.

Foundation and beauty balm

2. Create a foundation mix

Mix together a combination of primer, foundation, and beauty balm. 

Adjust the proportions based on the season; use more beauty balm in the summer and more foundation in the winter.

Applying foundation

3. Apply foundation

Use a foundation brush to apply the primer and foundation mixture all over your face. Blend it in thoroughly for a natural look.

Adding blush

4. Add blush

Apply blush to add color to your cheeks. Start in the center of your cheek and blend upwards in a teardrop shape using a blush brush.

Adding blush

Use a soft brush to blend it in.

Defining brows

5. Define your eyebrows

Use a taupe eyeliner pencil to define your eyebrows.

Defining brows

Fill in any sparse areas and smooth them out using a spoolie brush.

Applying eye makeup

6. Now your eye makeup

You have already applied eye primer, so now add a neutral base eyeshadow all over your lids.

Use a rose gold shade for a subtle everyday look.

Applying eye makeup

7. Define your lash line

Use a wedge brush and a soft gray eyeshadow to create a subtle line along your lash line. This adds definition without looking too heavy.

Applying eye makeup

8. Create a soft eye contour

Use a small blending brush and a darker eyeshadow shade to add dimension to your crease and outer corner.

Applying eye makeup

Blend well for a soft, natural look.

Applying mascara

9. Apply mascara

Apply waterproof mascara to your lashes to add volume and length.

Focus on the outer corners to lift and define your lashes.

Applying lipstick

10. Don’t forget lipstick

Complete your look by applying a neutral lipstick color, such as "True Rose," for a natural finish.

Natural makeup for women over 70

Natural makeup for women over 70

Ensure everything is well blended and balanced. Take a moment to check your makeup in natural light to make any necessary adjustments. 

Remember to adjust your makeup routine according to your preferences and skin tone. 

Most of all, enjoy experimenting with different products and techniques and leave a comment to let me know what works best for you!

Next, check out this Quick and Easy Cool Tone Makeup Look for Mature Skin.

Suggested materials:
  • Face prime
  • Lid prime
  • Foundation
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  • KarenLyman KarenLyman on Mar 05, 2024

    You are so lovely! Thank you for sharing your make up tips! I am 63 with 14 grandchildren. I feel so blessed but struggle with feeling like I look so old and you are so beautiful and give me inspiration! Thank you for showing me the beauty of aging gracefully!