Which make-up to use and avoid, to look younger -which products to use/not to use etc.

I recommend the following tips

Curl up your lashes

Let us agree on one thing; curling our lashes is not a thing of the past when we get old. In fact, we should do it purposefully to enhance our looks. You can open up your eyes with an eyelash curler to awaken your lashes, making your face looking more youthful.  Pick a curler and take your time to modify your appearance.

Never forget sunscreen

Failure to apply a good sunscreen in the under eyes and eye area can increase dilation and blood flow. It may result in visible dark color or glow in this part, which brings out an old face. I always tell my clients to apply a reputable sunscreen that can lower such signs as it protects against the harsh UV rays.

Avoid overtweezing your brows

Did you know that thinner or arched brows make you look older? It happens possibly because with old age, we tend to develop edgier features. The best way to avoid this is making everything softer by making brows thicker and less arched. Also, make them lighter than the natural color.

Use products with collagen

If you do not know the ‘fountain of youthfulness’, then your derm has a long way to go. Collagen ingredient is known for increasing skin tightness and strength, giving it shape. This way, you reduce appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, leaving you with a 10 years younger look. You can buy products like Pro-collagen Marine cream if you want that toned skin with greater complexion.

Anastasia Filipenko

Anastasia Filipenko is a health and wellness psychologist, dermatolist and a freelance writer. She frequently covers beauty and skincare, food trends and nutrition, health and fitness and relationships. When she's not trying out new skincare products, you'll find her taking a cycling class, doing yoga, reading in the park, or trying a new recipe.

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