Hormonal changes in the body lead to many changes in the body, including the skin. So, during menopause, she needs especially careful selected care. Dehydration is one of the most common problems, which is often accompanied by an oily sheen caused by the dysfunction of the sebaceous glands (for which hormones are responsible). You feel that the skin on your face is tightened due to a lack of moisture, and in the mirror you see how your forehead and cheeks shine with an oily sheen.
To eliminate such difficulties, use a matting primer. That being said, when choosing a product, pay attention to moisturizing options that will simultaneously seal moisture in the skin and save you from dehydration. In this case, they will be most appropriate. Apply all over your face as a makeup base.
Makeup base Touche Eclat Blur Primer, YSL Beauty.
With age, women begin to actively use hair dyes, due to which the pigment is lost and gray hair appears. The same thing happens to the skin: gradually it becomes lighter and becomes whitish. Accordingly, the first thing to do is to check whether the shade of foundation that you buy from year to year matches the color. Your favorite color may turn out to be a little darker than you need.
When choosing a new toner, avoid dense textures (these will accentuate every wrinkle and unwanted facial hair if they appear during menopause) and shades with a pink tint (will highlight skin irregularities).
We advise you to opt for BB- and CC-creams. First, they will take care of your skin. In addition, today you can find products for any additional purposes - with an anti-age effect, moisturizing, nourishing and even brightening. However, it is better to opt for the first two. Secondly, BB creams give a light and invisible coverage, while masking imperfections and not creating a mask effect.
However, if you still prefer denser textures, then apply the tone to the middle of the face (on the T-zone, the area under the eyes and cheeks, ignore the periphery) and gently blend it all over the face. This will help avoid layering.
Anti-aging foundation SisleyLe Teint, Sisley.
A little shine
We don't mean shine, but the delicate glow that distinguishes young skin from mature skin. So, in addition to losing its former elasticity and color, it also loses a certain "liveliness". As rose petals gradually lose their color, so women's skin becomes more faded and discolored during menopause. You can restore a healthy hue with tone, but adding the desired shine will not be a problem if you have a good highlighter or powder with reflective particles under the other. The main thing is not to overdo it. Choose products with the finest grind of the shimmer, and not white, not blue, not pink, but a peach shade. Then your radiance will be fresh, and not vampire pale. Apply the product as you are used to: on the cheekbones, under the eyebrow, in the inner corners of the eyes and a little on the chin area.
Highlighter Brush for Perfect Shine Touche Eclat (Christmas Limited Edition), YSL Beauty.
No circles under the eyes
This is definitely the main must-have in the updated cosmetic bag. Bruises under the eyes don't paint anyone, so it's time to get a good concealer. When choosing a concealer, it is worth remembering that during menopause, the already sensitive skin of the eyes becomes even more sensitive, so give preference to liquid concealers. Choose those that are lighter in texture, apply them with a short, dense brush, as if gently driving into the skin.
Makeup base and concealer 2-in-1 Fix It, Dior.
No cold pink blush
During menopause, especially at the beginning, we are periodically overtaken by hot flashes, from which the face turns red. Pink blush will only emphasize the already scarlet skin color. Shades of pink (especially cool undertones) on mature skin tend to always look a little unnatural. The only exceptions are dusty shades, although they are very few.
The way out of the situation can be peach shades, which, on the contrary, will refresh the skin and create the right, correct blush.
Compact blush Skin Illusion, Clarins.
Whether you like it or not, it's best for you to master the basics of this technique. Of course, we do not urge you to draw on yourself the cheekbones and nose like Kim Kardashian's, but learning how to slightly adjust the light-shadows on the face will be very useful.
Decreased skin turgor leads to the loss of a clear facial contour. A little shadow under the chin and further down the line to the ears will help to build more noticeable contours and rejuvenate a little. You do not need to emphasize the cheekbones, as well as draw lines on the wings of the nose. Only the chin, nothing more.
Sculpturing universal make-up product, NARS.
No clear and dark lines on the eyes and eyebrows
Another big mistake women make is to continue to paint their eyes and eyebrows as before. After all, from now on, the skin can no longer be called its former elasticity. So, long arrows and dark traced eyebrows will only add age.
If you want to accentuate your eyes, choose loose shades of soft shades depending on your color type. Do not circle your eyes, just walk along the upper eyelid along the lash line. Avoid dark pencils and eyeliners: they can creep.
As for the eyebrows, it is better not to tint them with tint fixatives. Get the help of light colored pencils and gently draw the hairs without going beyond the natural outline. Colorless retainers should be used if the hairs do not hold their shape on their own.
Fixing gel for eyebrows Mister Brow Groom, Guerlain.
Over time, the lips lose their former shape and volume, and the skin around is streaked with wrinkles. Accordingly, the first step is to get a lip liner and a base for lipstick. The first will help not to creep the product around, and the second will prolong the life of the lipstick.
Universal lip liner, Dior.
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