Makeup for grown-ups: a smudge-free spring races look

Friends, it’s almost that time of year again. We’re standing on the precipice of Spring Racing season.

A day out at the races presents a range of aesthetic and shopping challenges. The quest for a fascinator that sits comfortably on the head without poking out the eyes of passers-by, or a pair of heels that won’t hurt like hell after two hours trackside, can be trying. But perhaps the most difficult part is figuring out which makeup products will go the distance, while still leaving you looking all dewy and luminous.

When you have sweat, sun, champagne and potentially, depending on your betting skills, tears to contend with, you and your lovely face are going to need some sturdy products. Here, Aleesa Hall from Glam Me Up lays out the products all grown-up women need so your beautiful makeup doesn’t go off and running (best to leave that to the horses).

And if you want to try out Aleesa’s hair too, here’s how she did it.

Are you going to the Races this year? What makeup will you wear?

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