Question: Do you ever find your foundation just doesn't sit... right? No matter what you do??
It goes patchy. Flaky. Chills in creases. Vanishes by 1pm.
Thanks to things like lines and wrinkles, pigmentation, dryness and all that other fun stuff, makeup starts to sit differently on our faces in our 50s and over. It's just what happens. And that's fine!
However, if you'd very much like some advice on how to tweak your makeup game in your 50s and keep your base looking as seamless and as wonderful as possible, you've clicked on the right article.
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We spoke to makeup artist Mia Connor and asked her pro advice on the top changes we can make to our foundation game over 50.
As always, makeup is a 'you do you' space – these 'rules' aren't for everyone, they're not hard-and-fast, and we're not saying you need to overhaul your entire makeup routine. Of course not!
These are just some handy tips for anyone who wants some expert suggestions for when your foundation is being a real pest and you don't quite know what to do about it.
1. Opt for lighter formulas.
The general rule of thumb is, the more formula you put on, the more maintenance it's going to be and the more chance it's going to move around your face and smudge/go patchy/flake/etc.