If you’re a woman with mature skin who is over 50, over 60, over 70 and beyond–and looking for help with your eye makeup–this video (and the previous three videos in this series) are for you! As a professional makeup artist who specializes in helping women 50+ with their makeup, I share tips and tricks to help all of us with mature eyes look on the outside how we feel on the inside. This Part 4 video specifically focuses on how to help under eye concerns and how to find the best eye shadow color for your eyes. You will learn a wide array of under eye solutions as well as what eyeshadow color to use to make your eyes sparkle.
Here are links to my other eye makeup videos that you might find helpful:
Link to Mature Skin Makeup Secrets for Beautiful Eyes for Women Over 50 Part 1: Eyebrows
Link to Mature Skin Makeup Secrets for Beautiful Eyes for Women Over 50 Part 2: How to Lift Hooded, Downturned and Droopy Eyes:
Link to Mature Skin Makeup Secrets for Beautiful Eyes for Women Over 50 Part 3: Eyeliner Tips and Tricks
RealColorWheel.com (Makeup Color Wheel)
Eve Pearl Dual Salmon Concealer
Clinique Beyond Perfecting Concealer “Apricot”
Options for Reducing Puffiness and Under Eye Bags:
• Wear soothing, cooling eye masks to bed
• Under eye patch treatments to depuff eye area
• Eye creams with green tea or grapeseed oil which help strengthen capillary walls
• Antihistamines if you have allergies
• Steep two caffeinated green tea bags for 3-5 minutes. Chill in refrigerator for 20 minutes. Then
squeeze out the extra liquid and apply to under-eye area. Place one on each eye and leave on for
• Cool two teaspoons in the refrigerator for 5-10 minutes. Let them sit over your eyes for at least
• Place chilled cucumbers on your eyes. They have powerful antioxidants and flavonoids which
help reduce irritations. You can also use chilled potato slices.
• Sleep on your back with one or two pillows to prop your head up and improve circulation.
• Use essential oils to combat under eye puffiness and dark circles. Mix an essential oil with
coconut oil and rub it under your eyes. Best essential oils to use are rose geranium, fennel,
lavender, German chamomile and rosemary.
• Eye Creams:
Origins: Ginzing “Refreshing eye cream to brighten and depuff”
Tatcha: The Silk Peony Melting Eye Cream
Great Eye Shadow Colors for Brown, Blue, Green, Hazel and Grey Eyes
Here are complementary eye shadow colors for different eye colors which can look gorgeous on your eyes:
o Blue Eyes: Warm shades of neutral beiges and browns; terra-cotta shades and colors with a
hint of orange; golds and deeper browns are great for evening; deep brown eyeliner can work
o Green Eyes: Shades of purple and pink; burgundy, wine, plum, lilac, copper; deep purple or grey
eyeliner can work well.
o Hazel Eyes: Golden shades, warm bronzes and browns are lovely on hazel eyes. If you want
to bring out greens and golds, try bronze or eggplant, periwinkle, light purple and pale pink;
also dark blues, mauves, dark plum; purple or eggplant eyeliner can work well.
o Brown Eyes: Brown eyes contain shades of orange and red, so midnight or navy blue, green
and gold can work; also burgundy, violet, mulberry; eggplant, grey; deep midnight blue or navy
eyeliner works well.
o Grey Eyes: Shades of blue, green or brown; deep grey or blue eyeliner can be beautiful.
o Dark Brown/Black Eyes: Bold shades like violet, cobalt or navy blue and silver or green.
Midnight blue or navy eyeliner can work well.
Many women have told me that they also appreciate written information that you can be printed out. So I hope you’ll enjoy this helpful mini-guide:
“The Top Four Research-Proven Makeup Techniques That Help Women 50+ Look 5-20 Years Younger.” I hope these techniques will help you see a smile in your eyes when you look in the mirror. Click here to grab your guide:
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