The Over 60 Celeb Crowd Is Wanting Mighty Sizzling

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The Over 60 Celebrity Crowd Is Looking Mighty Hot

If I’m ever locked in a closet and magical wish dust falls on my head and shoulders while I rock back and forth in fear, I’ll pray – no! Demand to be 60 years old. At 60, you know who you will be. You have your priorities clear, your great career jumps behind you, your fucks one after the other (or just as often, not given). Why be 30 and flirty and successful when you can be 60 years old and accomplished and stable and confident and flirtatious and successful ?! Add the required early dinners to the list and life would be a dream. The one thing is that skin changes over time, and although wrinkles are only normal for the course of a life well lived when I wake up in my sexagenarian body, I don’t think I put my makeup on that want to continue the same way I do now, in my 20s.

Maybe you’ve grown old-fashioned and still have no idea. It’s good! Because of this, celebrities are hiring makeup artists to help direct the transition. “Sharon Stone said I always remembered helping her understand her changing face,” says makeup artist Billy B. Below are best practice tips from Billy and five other makeup artists about beauty touching have, and yes, wrinkled faces of some of my idols.

Lubricate

“When you’re doing makeup on mature skin, it is simply of the utmost importance to start with the right skin care routine. Proper skin care will keep the perfect moisturizing, floating and smooth surface and will keep the makeup on for a longer period of time after you put it on. While working with Jane Fonda, I’ve always looked for products that help fill in, iron out, and smooth out fine lines while tightening loose skin, especially under the eyes and on the eyelid. To meet this need, I created timeless skin serum that is now always my first step. I use it around the eyes and then work it on the face and neck, squeezing gently and working in upward movements. ”
– –Shawnelle PrestidgeJane Fonda is one of the clients

no seriously

“We are all born with hyaluronic acid in our skin – it keeps our skin supple. However, as we age, our skin loses a lot of hyaluronic acid and becomes dry. Using three molecular weights of hyaluronic acid, the skin is fully hydrated and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles is reduced. I love using Intraceuticals’ three tier Rejuvenate System, which consists of a low molecular weight serum, a medium molecular weight gel, and a high molecular weight cream. The combination of all three is like giving the skin a tall glass of water. They fight surface drying, trap moisture, and create a brighter canvas for effortless makeup application. ”
– –Gina BrookeCustomers include Cher and Madonna

It’s all about the moisture

“With aging, the skin becomes thinner, so that it is no longer as plump and full of collagen, oil and water as it used to be. Makeup artists strengthen the skin by using products rich in oil and water to achieve a glowing and moist look before applying makeup. I splash a mist like Glossier’s Soothing Face Mist on clean skin, apply a generous amount of serum, and infuse it into the skin with a firm tapping technique. My favorite serum is my Hi Serum, which contains 500 mg of CBD oil, peptides, and antioxidants. If stains appear flaky or dry, I press a multi-purpose balm like my Cherry-O on those spots. Carefully positioned cream highlighters and blushes like Cloud Paint can also help add a subtle glow to the skin. And I keep spraying the skin before I apply mascara! ”
– –Shelley CostantiniCustomers include Christiane Amanpour and Betty White

Choose oil-based foundations

“With increasing age, the skin loses this youthful, moist sheen. Choosing a moisturizing foundation over a water-based one is better for mature skin, as water-based foundations tend to dry out and dryness brings out fine lines. I tend to stick to high quality luxury lines when working on mature skin, and the Cle de Peau Refining Fluid Foundation is the best. If you are on a budget I love dairy products too. That being said, if I could add one more tip for mature skin, it would be to hydrate! Taking care of your skin is the most important thing. ”
– –Nicole Daisy ToyeMartha Stewart is one of the customers

Use shimmer to help manage misdirection

“I love using a high-gloss powder high on the cheekbones where there might be crow’s feet. It has to be really finely ground with no glitter or particles, and I try to use shades that are closer to a skin tone – so no silver. And I actually get the best success with blush that has a shine. I know shimmer red is not trendy, but for me, makeup isn’t really about a trend, it’s about what works. I apply the blush from the apples of the cheeks to the end of the eyebrow, at the very top of the cheekbones. The shine reflects light and gives the illusion of moist skin while at the same time camouflaging any texture. It’s one of those tricks that were built for the red carpet, but for us normal people it works very well on the street. Christian Dior does some nice blushes that work for this, or I like MAC’s Mineralize Powder blush. ”
– –Billy B. BrasfieldCustomers include Tina Turner and Sharon Stone

And finally, keep a light hand

“With mature skin, I always start with a moisturizer and liquid foundation, and then I lightly dust everything with translucent powder to set it in place. I would like to emphasize slightly: the more powder you apply to mature skin, the more wrinkles will appear. A great beauty tip for all women is to never use a powder with color. Colored powders tend to get darker during the day when you sweat. That’s why I only use translucent powder and get my color coverage from the primer. My favorite translucent powder is from Laura Mercier. ”
– –Damone RobertsCustomers include Oprah and Cicely Tyson

“But Oshinsky.”

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