By Jessica Prince
Although, we're all well aware of what plastic surgeons can do to combat aging, there are genius makeup tricks that help hide flaws and bring out your youngest looking you, no needles required. Sandy Linter, Lancome's celebrity makeup artist, says foundation is a great tool for putting your best face forward, but it has to be the right kind. "Foundation will make you look younger only if you can't tell you're wearing it," explains Linter. See her tips for faking your way to smoother skin, bigger eyes , and plumper lips.
"The only thing that can hide wrinkles and refine pores is primer," says Linter. Try Napoleon Perdis Auto Pilot Pre-Foundation Primer ($39) for a smooth base that will also help your makeup last.
Giorgio Armani Designer Lift Foundation
Keep it Fresh
"Dewy foundation will take years off," says makeup artist Fiona Stiles. "Steer clear of matte and shimmery formulations, which can sink into fine lines and creases and accentuate pores." Use a foundation brush "to control your application and create a thin layer of coverage where you need it," she explains. Try Giorgio Armani Designer Lift Foundation($65).
Korres Quercetin & Oak Antiaging & Antiwrinkle Concealer Read more: How to Get Smooth Younger Looking Skin - Makeup …
Hide and Conceal
Don't worry about covering every spot with foundation. (If you do, your skin will look heavily made up and older.) Rely on concealer to camouflage remaining dark spots. Try Korres Quercetin & Oak Antiaging & Antiwrinkle Concealer, ($22).
Givenchy Le Prisme Blush Glow in Lune Rosée and Shiseido Bronzer.
Accentuate Bone Structure
Combat a loss of facial volume with powder bronzer on your cheekbones, forehead, and chin, and blend pink or apricot blush on your cheeks. Try Givenchy Le Prisme Blush Glow in Lune Rosée, ($44) and Shiseido Bronzer, ($35).
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By Jessica Prince