The 6 Essential Steps to Your Everyday Makeup Routine (Over 50)

Making makeup easy for women 50+ with this go-to look

Are you overthinking your makeup routine? Wondering how to adapt it for your mature skin?

Makeup over 50 can be incredibly easy and rewarding, requiring a few simple steps to enhance your natural beauty. Taking the time for your makeup routine is not just about appearance; it’s a self-care practice that can make you feel rejuvenated and confident.

Anna K and I are here to show you the 6 essential steps for an easy-to-master makeup routine perfect for women 50+. As we get to the color step, we’ll give you your Type-specific tips for selecting your best neutrals. With this minimal approach, you can achieve a fresh and radiant look in no time.

(Primers aren’t included in this lineup. Learn the importance of this pre-makeup step here: Makeup Prep for Mature Skin: 5 Game-Changing Primers)

Pull out your makeup and follow along. Take note of what you’re missing so you can get what you need to complete this look. We’ve listed the products and tools needed, just click and add to your cart.

6-Step Everyday Makeup Routine For Over 50

(00:57) Step #1. Color Correction: Essential for evening skin tone, allowing you to use less foundation.

(3:48) Step #2. Foundation: A light foundation or BB Cream evens out your skin tone giving you a base for color.

(6:02) Step #3. Eyebrows: Defined eyebrows frame your face and instantly lift your features, making you feel put together without much effort.

(8:33) Step #4. Color: A quick sweep of neutral eyeshadow and a coat of mascara can open up your eyes, making them appear more awake and vibrant. And a touch of blush adds a youthful glow.

  • Eyeshadow for your Type in neutrals of light, medium, and dark, Blush in mid-range color, Mascara, Eyeliner (brown for Types 1, 2, and 3, black for Type 4), Makeup Brush Starter Kit

(14:04) Step #5. Lips: Adding a splash of color to your lips with lipstick or gloss can brighten your whole complexion, making you feel instantly energized.

  • Lip color for your Type in neutral pink or orange, Lip Brush

(15:30) Step #6. Finishing Powder: Sets your makeup and controls shine, and is great for a mid-day makeup refresh.

Embracing an easy makeup routine also allows you to embrace the aging process gracefully, celebrating the beauty that comes with experience and wisdom.

Investing time in your makeup routine, even if it’s just a few minutes, can be a simple act of self-care that boosts your confidence, lifts your spirits, and leaves you feeling more comfortable and positive in your own skin.

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Makeup is not about covering up or hiding; it’s about enhancing the unique beauty you already possess. Treat yourself to the makeup and tools to support your natural beauty!

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