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Age-Proof Your Makeup

Dozens of expert tips plus product picks to take years off your face -- instantly.

Makeup by the Decades

Makeup in Your 40s
Beauty icon:
Brooke Shields
Toss: Anything with chunky glitter
Keep: Lengthening mascara
Try: Boots Soothing & Calming Eye Base ($9, Target)

Makeup in Your 50s
Beauty icon:
Kim Cattrall
Toss: Harsh eye and lip liners
Keep: Rosy blush
Try: Victoria's Secret VS Makeup Soft Focus Liquid Foundation SPF 20 ($16, Victoria's Secret)

Makeup in Your 60s (and Up)
Beauty icon:
Lauren Hutton
Toss: Chalky, drying face powder
Keep: Shimmery eye shadow
Try: L'Oréal Paris Colour Riche Anti-Aging Serum Lipcolour in Spicy Pink ($10, drugstores)


Originally published on November 13, 2009

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