Easy and Natural Makeup Tutorial for Over 50s

10 Materials
10 Minutes

In this tutorial, I’ll demonstrate a natural makeup look for women over 50.

The makeup and the process take mature skin into account and you can recreate the look in under 10 minutes.

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.

Tools and materials:

  • Moisturizer 
  • Primer
  • Foundation 
  • Assorted makeup brushes
  • Concealer
  • Cocoa eyeshadow
  • Blush
  • Brown eyeliner
  • Black mascara 
  • Lipstick

1. Pre-makeup prep

Before applying any makeup, follow a skincare routine using moisturizer and eye primer if you like.

Pop some clips on your hair if you need to help keep it out of your face. Now I’ m setting my timer for 10 minutes!

2. Apply primer

Once your moisturizer has soaked in completely, put a few pumps of primer on the back of your hand and then apply it evenly to your face.

This provides a smooth base for foundation.

Applying primer

3. Apply foundation

Next, put a few pumps of foundation on the back or your hand with a small amount of primer and mix them.

Then apply the mixture to your face using a foundation brush. 

Applying foundation

Buff it in really well because, even though we’re aiming for 10 minutes, this is the canvas on which you're going to paint your picture. 

Applying foundation

4. Apply concealer

For a bit more coverage, apply concealer to mask the dark, under eye circles.

Applying concealer

Apply the concealer as needed to any sun spots or age spots.

Applying concealer

Use your finger as you go to pat it all in.

Applying concealer

5. Apply eyeshadow

Now I’m going to begin addressing my eyes by using a warm, cocoa shade of shadow.

Applying eyeshadow

Apply a wash of color to the lid and bring it just above the socket line.

Applying eyeshadow

If you don’t have a lot of time to “faff around” with your makeup, applying one eyeshadow shade is just fine!

A mid-tone color offers a bit of color and definition.

Applying eyeshadow

Since we’re short on time, I’m going to use some of the cocoa eyeshadow to lightly fill in my brows as well.

Just be sure to use a shade that matches your natural color.

Applying eyeliner

6. Apply eyeliner

Gently hold the corner of your eye as I’m doing here and apply a brown eyeliner to your top lash lines.

Then apply a little bit to your lower lash lines as well. Be sure to bring the bottom line to meet the top.

Applying eyeliner

Then, soften the line using a wedge brush dipped in a bit of the cocoa eyeshadow. This will also help set it for the day.

Applying eyeliner

7. Apply mascara

Next, apply black mascara to define your lashes. 

Applying mascara

Then apply the slightest amount on your bottom lashes. This is optional.

Applying mascara

8. Apply blush

Next apply a rosy blush to your cheekbones. I apply it with my finger to start with. 

Applying blush

Then blend it in well with a brush in upward, swirly strokes. 

Applying blush

9. Apply lip color

Now, apply your favorite lip color. I’m using a coral shade here. 

Applying lipstick

10. Finishing touches

If you still have a moment left, check to see if anything needs more coverage.

Here, I’m adding a bit more concealer, blending the blush a bit more and darkening the creases of my lids for more definition.

Finishing touches

Time’s up! Take a step back from your mirrors and admire this simple makeup!

Natural makeup tutorial over 50

Natural makeup tutorial over 50

Now that you have this natural looking makeup tutorial under your belt, have fun with your 10 minutes in the morning!

Try this easy makeup routine that’s perfect for mature skin and let me know in the comments what you think.

Next, check out our Vibrant and Easy Makeup Tutorial for Mature Skin.

Suggested materials:
  • Moisturizer
  • Primer
  • Foundation
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