Eight Beauty Tips for Women above 40 Years

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Women who have crossed the age bar of 40 needs to take special care of their skin and hair according to their skin type, hair texture and body structure in order to look beautiful. Always remember that true beauty has no age and women over 40 possess their own brand of beauty which can be easily obtained with age appropriate make up and beauty tips.

But women, who think that they are losing their beauty after 40 years, must not worry much as with the help of age appropriate makeup and beauty tips it is easier to look youthful. 

 Old women apllying makeup

Some beauty tips for older women:

Opt for less makeup:

After certain age, it is essential to limit the usage of makeup products. There is no need to apply too much foundation or powder, shimmery makeup formulas and bright lip colors to hide some of the signs of aging. Instead women should apply makeup to soften their look, even out their skin tone and to impart a glow to the skin. The main motive of using makeup should be to highlight and contour different parts of the face.

Tone up the aged appearance:

With age, the skin becomes saggy and the fine lines and wrinkles become more noticeable. This is why after crossing the age bar of 40, women must take special care of their skin in order to tighten and lift the skin of the face and neck area. A toned face looks refreshed and youthful.You can easily tone up your face with various types of facial exercises and by applying different types of natural facial masks.

Choose appropriate hair color and hairstyle:

Often women above 40 years make the mistake of using wrong hair color. It is up to you whether to keep your original hair color or opt for hair dye. In case of any confusion, you must consult a hair expert to determine the best course of action. This will help you to choose a hair color that will make you look rejuvenated and fresh. At the same time opt for a hairstyle that suits your personality and do not forget the importance of regular hair care regimen.

Keep the skin hydrated:

A well hydrated skin look youthful and hence it is very essential to always keep your skin hydrated as with age, the skin dries up further. So, drinking plenty of water is very important. Experts recommend drinking at least eight to ten glasses of water along with fruits and vegetables that are high in water content. At the same time limit the consumption of coffee, tea, alcohol and soda as it can dehydrate the skin.

Protect skin from the sun:

With age, it becomes more essential to protect your skin from the sun. Prolonged sun exposure over the years can cause serious skin damage. This is why you must not forget to apply a sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15 before stepping out in the sun. At the same time wear well covered clothes and carry an umbrella to provide maximum protection to your skin.

Gently exfoliate the skin:

Gentle exfoliation is the best thing that you can do to your aging skin. Exfoliation removes dead skin cells that accumulate on the skin surface which helps to get rid of the dull, dry skin and will reveal a youthful and fresh looking skin. It is important to exfoliate the face regularly along with the skin all over the body including the stubborn knees and elbows. You can buy a good quality scrubber from the market or use natural scrubber such as sugar or salt.

Focus on eyes:

When applying makeup you need to give more focus on your eyes. After crossing the age bar of 40, you must avoid shiny eyes shades and instead opt for matte shades close to your eye color. To hide the dark circles under the eyes you must use a concealer. When it comes to applying eyeliner, try to apply a thin line of eye liner on the top eye lid as it will open up the eyes and make you appear look younger.

Use moisturizer:

As you age, skin becomes drier because the sebaceous glands become less active. This is why it is very essential to regularly use a moisturizer. Get a moisturizer according to your skin type in order to return to its natural shine. Apply some moisturizer on your face before going to bed. Leave overnight and then wash the face with water cold the next day. You can also massage your skin and neck with coconut flesh mixed with olive oil. This would be a great home remedy to keep the skin well moisturized.

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Apart from the above tips, be sure to eat a well-balanced diet, practice yoga, avoid stress and do regular exercise. This will help to maintain your appearance and look younger and fresh.

One Response to “Eight Beauty Tips for Women above 40 Years”

  1. Lita says on :

    I am 52 and have very few wrinkles yet, but when ever I use water base or powder make up it makes wrinkles more obvious, yet people suggest mineral powder? why? I have tried it and I dont see it making me look as good as an oil base liquid makeup.

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