Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer

In more than 20 years in the fashion and beauty industry, Charla Krupp has personally tested thousands of beauty products. Her all-time favorites? Charla chose five items she says every aging woman should have. To even skin tone, Charla recommends a tinted moisturizer from Laura Mercier that contains sunscreen, costing $42.

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Shiseido liquid eyeliner

Charla says to apply a thin line of black liquid eyeliner by Shiseido ($27) to define the eyes and take away emphasis from wrinkles.

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NARS Creme Blush in Penny Lane

Looking for a healthy pink glow? Don't use powder, Charla says—go for a creme blush. She likes NARS Creme Blush in the shade of Penny Lane ($23).

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Cle De Peau concealer

To cover up wrinkles and fine lines around the lips, Charla likes concealer made by Cle De Peau for $68. "If I were going to be on a deserted island and could only take one beauty item with me, it would be this concealer," she says.

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Body Bling by Scott Barnes

Makeup isn't just for your face—your legs can get in on the blemish-covering action, too. Charla recommends Body Bling™ by Scott Barnes for camouflaging varicose veins, bruises and other imperfections on the legs. "It gives you coverage without having to wear hose, and you get that gorgeous J. Lo glow," Charla says.

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Fashion makeovers for women of every age

More fashion and beauty advice from the pros
FROM: How to Look Great at Every Age
Published on November 08, 2007


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