How to find a lipstick in your 50s

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How to find a lipstick in your 50s

Finding makeup for over 50s can be complicated. Women who are over 50 want something very different from their cosmetics than a woman who is in her 20s – and this is especially true when it comes to lipstick.

When you’re in your 50s, there are a couple of dos and don’ts that you should always keep in mind when you’re on the hunt for the perfect lipstick. This include what colours, textures and finishes to look out for.

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We called on Makeup Artist, Nicola Burford, to provide us with her tips for finding the best anti-aging lipstick for women who are over 50.

When it comes to texture, “the best lipsticks to look for are those with a satin or creamy texture, as these flatter a more mature skin,” says Nicole.

There are certain colours that you should avoid, such as any with too much of a blue undertone, as they can flatten the look of the lip. “Choose warmer lipsticks with mid-strength colouring as these will ensure your lips look fresh, young and lively without being overpowering,” suggests Nicole. Likewise, colours that are too dark don’t tend to suit more mature skin tones.

Finally, if you’re still slathering your lips with the same gloss you’ve been using for the past 10 years, it’s time to stop. “Try to avoid sheer or really glossy textured lipsticks as they have a tendency to bleed into the lines and wrinkles around the lips,” says Nicole.

bh loves: Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Lipstick, Burt’s Bees 100% Natural Lipstick, Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupte Perle, Clinique Long Last Lipstick

What are your favorite anti-aging lipsticks? Do you have any makeup tips for women over 50?

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