5 Makeup Mistakes That Are Making You Look Older

Written by Vidhi GandhiSep 09, 2016
5 MAKEUP MISTAKES THAT ARE MAKING YOU LOOK OLDER
Obviously no one wants to look older deliberately. That means, unknowingly, we’re all making those mistakes that are adding a few extra years to our real age. Here’s a list of blunders you should try and avoid.

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Applying eyeliner only on the bottom

Yes, we agree that it’s much easier to apply eyeliner or kajal only at the bottom. But did you know that doing that actually drags your features down making your eyes look smaller and your overall appearance older? Apply eyeliner on the top as well as that will open up your eyes making your face look brightened up.

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Wearing layers of concealer under your eyes

Camouflaging dark circles is a great way to lighten your face, but when you apply too much concealer or one that’s a shade too light, it makes your eyes look dull instead of brightening them up. Ensure that you apply it only on the the dark circles and blend it in well so that it looks a lot more natural.

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Not defining your brows

As you grow older, your eyebrows get thinner. A fuller brow always lifts your face, defines your features and lends an overall youthful appearance. Choose a shade in brown or grey that is a tone lighter than that of your brows and fill in them with your preferred method—pencil or powder for a well finished face.

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Applying mascara on lower lashes

Applying mascara on the upper lids is known to give you a refreshed look. On the other hand when you apply it on your lower lids it enhances your wrinkles and fine lines, thus making you look older.

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Applying lip colour without prepping your lips

Nurture your lips by exfoliating and moisturising them before you apply a lipstick. Not prepping them makes your lips look chapped without a smooth finish and unnecessarily draws attention.

So which one are you guilty of?

Vidhi Gandhi

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Hey guys. This is Vidhi Gandhi- A style junkie and blogger! Fashion, style and coffee keeps me sane and I am mad about shopping. I could go shop in any part of the world and never get bored of it. Apart from the usual fashion activities I am addicted to my boyfriend who thinks I am fabulous and could rule the world! Though he thinks I am a bit too much but I know he madly admires me.
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