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5 Makeup Mistakes That Are Making You Look Older

With the right strokes of makeup you can look way younger to your age. And who doesn’t wish to look young?  
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  • Kumari Rajnigandha
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Published -02 Feb 2022, 14:37 ISTUpdated -02 Feb 2022, 14:52 IST
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Ever wondered why despite your best attempt, your makeup seems to fail you? To ace any makeup look you ought to do it right. There is a lot that can go wrong when it comes to makeup. Makeup is meant to make you look younger and if it is not serving the purpose, there is something wrong with the way you are applying it. Doing makeup is like an art, it requires the right strokes. One wee little mistake can easily ruin your whole look. Makeup needs to be done with precision and care so as to get the best results. 

With the right strokes of makeup you can look way younger to your age. And who doesn’t wish to look young? We all do. It isn’t about just lining your eyes and putting on lipstick. It is more about how you choose to define your eyes and highlight your cheekbones that counts. To get that younger glowing look with the help of your makeup there are certain things you should keep in mind. Here are the 5 makeup mistakes you’re making that are making you look older. 

Applying Too Much Makeup

 Too much makeup

If you’ve been applying all the cosmetic products present on your dressing table, it is certainly not the correct way. Applying too much makeup only causes skin damage and also makes you look older. It takes away your natural charm and looks distasteful at the same time to others. So applying too much makeup is one habit that you should quit immediately.  

Well, to look beautiful you don’t have to put each and every makeup product on your face, rather you have to choose the right ones. In a nutshell, applying too much makeup is simply disastrous. Choose the products that will have the desired effect rather than going all overboard with makeup. As it is said, minimal is always better. You can never go wrong with minimal makeup but with a bit extra you most certainly will. 

Using The Wrong Products

wrong products

Applying the wrong products is a blunder many women make without even realizing it. So many women out there don’t make an effort to pick the shade of makeup that suits their complexion well. What might suit one, might not be the same for you! Keep in mind to always pick products that blends in with your complexion well. Otherwise it will appear like you have put on layers of makeup over your face. And you don’t want that to be happening!

Not Prepping Your Skin

not prepping skin

It is imperative that you prep your skin before putting the makeup on your face. Not hydrating your skin with a moisturiser before applying makeup can simply make all your efforts go waste. Never forget to make your skin supple and moist before putting on your makeup. If you apply makeup before hydrating your skin, your makeup will look dull and lifeless. For a youthful glow, you should not skimp on the prep that goes before the makeup. Prepping your skin with moisturiser is one way to get healthy and glowing skin in no time. It won’t just make your face appear plumper and smooth but also help the makeup to blend in seamlessly.

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Not Concealing Correctly

not concealing correctly

When doing your makeup, your concealer makes most of the magic happen! Your concealer hides blemishes and dark patches on your skin. Blending the concealer rightly is a must without it you cannot amp up your makeup game. To ace your makeup, you need to learn how to conceal your blemishes and acne such that it does not appear uneven. If your skin appears uneven after makeup, it will not up your makeup game rather dwindle it.

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Not Removing Makeup At Night

not removing makeup at night

Your skin cannot get all glowing and youthful in a day. It needs numerous days of consistent care to look that way. Not removing your makeup at night is the worst of habits to have, it can not just accelerate skin aging but also make your skin dull and lifeless. To get youthful glowing skin you will have to take that extra effort and wipe your makeup off every single night. Looking youthful is not easy but the right makeup can help you achieve that. By avoiding these makeup mistakes you can certainly get one step closer to looking younger than your age. Trust us, no one will be able to tell your age only if you can manage to avoid these makeup mistakes. 

If you wish to share any of your favourite makeup tips with us, do let us know by commenting on our Facebook and Instagram page. 

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