10 Makeup Mistakes That Add 10 Years
Is your makeup working for you—or aging you? We'll tell you which blunders to avoid and walk you through the right techniques to achieve a fresh, youthful glow.
Mistake #8: Skipping Blush
A rosy flush on your cheeks brings instant life to your face. And, if applied correctly, blush can offer a little lift. Smile, find the fleshiest part of your cheek and apply color just slightly above it. Blend the color out toward your temples in circles, not a line, using a big fluffy brush. You want to avoid a stripe of color that stretches along your cheekbones, which can make you look drawn and hollow, says Surratt.