Eyeliner Do's and Don'ts Lift Mature Eyes! Mistakes to Avoid

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Skip bottom heavy eyeliner: Going heavy on the bottom of the eye can draw the face downward; the end result looks tired and face heavy. Remember, the upper lids should always look a bit more intense than the bottom half. This is because the top half frames the eyes to make them "pop."

You can make your eyes look younger, brighter — even more lifted — in minutes, using just your basic makeup. 

Learn the techniques.

Sweep a matte, warm light sand shadow on lids up to the creases.

   
 
Cinn-tilate or Lioness by Bren
Line your top lids with black pencil (if you're fair, try brown or navy), making it a bit thick.
With a small shadow brush, trace a gleamy eyeshadow in the same color over the liner.
Dot black liner between your top lashes from underneath; finish with two coats of mascara.

Shopping Guide

  1. Clinique Pretty Easy Liquid Eyelining Pen
  2. Lighted Makeup Mirror with Magnification
  3. Milani Soft & Sultry Eyeshadow Palette
  4. Setting Spray
  5. Physicians Formula Eyeliner 
  6. Marc Jacobs Gel Liner In The Buff