Top 10 Best MakeUp Tips To Hide Facial Wrinkles

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Top 10 Best MakeUp Tips To Hide Facial Wrinkles. Aging is a normal process that no one can get away with. The wrinkles usually develop as a result of diminished ability for the skin to lock in moisture thus weakening skin elasticity. Consequently, the facial skin is unable to bounce back when smiling, or frowning hence causing the creases and fine lines.

When age finally takes a toll on your body and skin, the first signs are facial wrinkles which many of us try to delay or disguise for as long as we can. In the modern society, beauty is among the subjects being discussed quite often and the topic of “best anti-aging tips” cannot pass unmentioned. Among the major aging solutions out there are surgical, non-invasive surgeries and use of makeup.

The truth, however, is that makeup is slowly being forgotten while in real the sense it can do wonders in improving the appearance of facial wrinkles and fine lines as well as neck and chest wrinkles but, only when chosen and applied carefully.

The following are some of the expert makeup-tips to help in concealing common aging signs (wrinkles) and making them less conspicuous.

    1.    Improve your moisturizing habits 

I am sure that you have heard about this advice a couple of times. According to beauty experts, hydration is the best technique to disguise skin wrinkles, especially around the face. Drinking plenty of water is one of the best ways to keep your skin hydrated from the inside out but it is also advisable to apply a moisturizer every time you wash your face before putting on the makeup.

In case your aging clock is past 40, you need to understand that a moisturizer alone cannot slow down the aging signs; you need to apply a serum first then applying a moisturizer for the best results.

When choosing the right serum for use, consider getting one with hyaluronic acid as one of its primary ingredients. This ingredient is perfect for preserving moisture. With a hydrated skin, wrinkles are likely to be less noticeable and more importantly, your makeup will go on smoothly.

    2.    Use retinoids

Retinoids, on their part, help your skin to make more collagen which will diminish the appearance of wrinkles. There are many products on the market today containing retinol for you to consider. While using these retinoids, the skin becomes more sensitive hence advisable to wear sunscreen to prevent further wrinkles.

    3.    Apply a silicone primer

Think of your wrinkles as small valleys that you need to fill. The best way to fill them is by using a silicone primer which creates a smoother surface on the skin before you apply the foundation. You may decide to use a small brush or your bare hands when applying the primer. You should apply the primer after moisturizing your face right at the center of your forehead, nose chin, and both cheeks then gently rubbing it in concentrating on the most affected areas. Afterwards, allow the primer a few minutes before applying foundation and other makeup.

    4.    Apply light foundation/ never overdo the makeup

The mistake many people make is trying to apply a lot of makeup so as to conceal the wrinkles. The truth, however, is that the more makeup you apply, the more the wrinkles are pronounced since the makeup settles into the wrinkles. It is therefore advisable to stick to light to medium coverage foundation applying it using a damp sponge which softens the foundation to give you a flawless look.

You may as well opt to do away with foundation altogether and use tinted moisturizers, BB creams or airbrush makeup.

    5.    Choose chiffon color

Color correctors are commonly used for under-eye circles and redness or dark spots on the face. Chiffon colors are also a perfect option for brightening the facial skin hence disguising the wrinkles by getting rid of the darkness from the affected areas. You only need to apply the color chiffon evenly on the wrinkles and lightly rubbing it using your ring finger. The color chiffon is a perfect choice in this case since it works perfectly across different skin tones.

    6.    Get rid of the powder

No matter how long you have used powder to set your makeup, it is time to get rid of it. Powder usually settles in the wrinkles and creases making them look worse hence the need to do away with it. In case you feel like you can’t do away with the powder, simply avoid applying it directly on the most affected areas.

    7.    Your eyes too need a boost

Always work on your eyelashes to give them the necessary boost. Use an eyelash curler and mascara, and you can easily disguise the facial wrinkles.

You also need to avoid the glittery eye makeup by all means since such makeup is likely to settle into the fines lines making the wrinkles worse.

Finally, you need to also avoid liquid liners since they can settle into the wrinkles worsening the situation. Replace the liquid liners with a softer shade eyeliner pencil applying it on the upper lash line alone.

    8.    Work your cheeks

The cheeks usually capture the first attention and highlighting them to glow and shine will take off the attention of facial wrinkles and sagging skin. You may apply cream-based highlighters under your to disguise wrinkles and fines lines appearing on the face. You, however, don’t need to overdo it. Just apply a few taps on your ring finger, and you are good to go.

Another crucial consideration, in this case, is choosing the right color and location. Always get a shade that complements your skin complexion; for instance choosing berries, corals, and oranges for darker skin tones and rosy pinks and peaches for fair skin.

    9.    Work your lips

Makeup is never complete without working on your lips. Use a lip primer to get a smoother base for lipstick application. A lip liner is also necessary, but you need to choose one that is close in color to the lipstick you will use.

Line your lips then color between the lines so that your lipstick can last for longer and that you will prevent a ring around your lips when the lipstick finally wears off in the day. By all means, avoid mattes since they lack built-in moisturizers hence worsening the wrinkles.

    10.    Work on the neck and chest wrinkles

Working on the facial wrinkles alone may not be enough. With chest and neck wrinkles, your cover is already blown! You, therefore, need to work your makeup down past the jawline to disguise the neck and chest creases so that you can have a well-blended appearance. In case your neck looks pale than your face, you may consider dusting on a bronzer instead of adding makeup. Also, remember to always moisturize your neck.

Always check yourself out again!

You must always check yourself in the mirror to ensure everything is perfect. The looks in your mirror never lie. Check your makeup under two different lights to ensure the colors have blended in perfectly. Poor blending may be a recipe for more wrinkles which you wish to get rid of. Always check and double check again before you step out of your living room. It doesn’t hurt either if you carried a small mirror with you to ensure everything is in place throughout the day.


Do you wish to turn your aging clock back to your youthful times? Whether you have oily skin or not, getting the various makeup tricks rights means you are in a good position to disguise and conceal the aging signs like wrinkles at whatever stage in your life. The above makeup tips are just but a few that have proved to work wonders in elevating the looks of any person.


Author Bio:

Kathy Mitchell is a writer and avid researcher on the subject of Health, Nutrition and general wellness. In her free time, you can find Kathy curled up reading her favorite novel, or writing in her journal. She has written many product reviews including Murad Renewing Eye Cream. To know more about her follow her on Google+, Facebook, and Twitter.


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