Many makeup artists suggest that women over 40 should apply the theory that ‘less is more’ when it comes to their makeup. Using foundation as a way to not completely conceal those wrinkles that have started to appear, but to embrace your natural radiance. This will give you a more contemporary, youthful look. So it is important to look for foundations that are going to provide moisture throughout the day, that won’t clump within your wrinkles and give a lovely radiant coverage, whilst providing essential nutrients to reduce the signs of aging.
After all, the key to looking fabulous is minimum makeup and great looking skin.
So here are some great foundations that are specially formulated with ingredients that are essential for mature skin.
Clinique is an extremely popular brand for grown-up beauty. Not only are their products hypoallergenic free, through clinical trials Clinique win awards after awards for their innovative cosmetics.
This foundation provides all day moisterisation, gives a line-smoothing finish, is oil free and gives continuous repair to help reduce the appearance of aging. Basically this foundation gives mature skin everything it needs to give you a youthful, radiant look. Reviews claim it is very easy to apply and last all day!
Boots very own No 7 brand is soon to hit the shores of the US. This brands has exceptional products at very reasonable prices. No wonder there mature skin foundation is very popular within the UK.
This lightweight foundation gives a medium coverage, whilst the peptide technology works with your elastin and collagen to help firm your skin. It is available is 8 shades, so there is something for everyone. Reviews of this foundation sing its praises as a great everyday product for women over 40.
Lancomes range of anti aging products are known as Absolue. So if you end up loving this foundation there are plenty of other products to accompany it. This foundation is a medium to full coverage and does not settle into your fine lines and wrinkles. It is a very light and easy liquid to apply and has a lovely velvety feel on your skin.
It visually ‘lifts’ you skin and blurs fine lines for up to 12hours
Lancome’s Absolue range works to rejuvenate your skin, as well as increasing its suppleness. With Pro-xylane it continues to replenish any moisture that has been lost from your skin. The overall effect is a flawless, even complexion and line free. Recommended for normal to dry skin types.
The latest addition to L’Oreals anti aging range, is this fantastic foundation that is perfect for normal to dry skin types and provides a medium coverage. The serum includes 5 exclusive ingredients that have been clinically proven to reduce the signs of aging. Because of this you will see firmer, brighter and smoother skin in about 4 weeks of use. And if that isn’t enough, it hydrates your skin whilst evening out your skin tone.
In clinical studies the results were as followed:
- 45% more even skin tone
- 72% saw more youthful skin
- 75% reduction in fine line and wrinkles
- 79% saw fewer imperfections
- 90% saw smoother skin
This foundation from cosmetic giants Maybelline, contains caffeine and Goji berrys which are both clinical proven to improve the skin tone and also firms the skin.
With a much lower price tag than the others, with great reviews and natural ingredients, this foundation could be a perfect day to day option for many of you.
Have you got a great foundation to recommend for mature skin?