6. Mask-Like Makeup
If you receive compliments like “your makeup looks really good,” that is a clue that you have overdone it. Whether you’re attempting to conceal fine lines or cover up a breakout, slathering on makeup just looks wrong. Ironically, piling on the foundation and powder makes you look older rather than younger, because makeup tends to settle into fine lines and emphasize them. If you are attempting to cover blemishes or other imperfections, opt for a concealer that is slightly lighter than your natural skin tone, and then apply makeup with a matte finish. Makeup with sheen only shines a spotlight on spots.