Draw the Benefits of Anti-ageing Make-up to Hide Saggy Skin

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Jun 24, 2013

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  • Double chin can be hidden by making use of a matte bronzer or brown blush to contour.
  • Flatten your cheeks by using a concealer that you normally use.
  • Hide dark circles with a foundation that is a shade lighter than your skin tone.
  • Silicone based eye cerum may be used to hide fine lines and wrinkles around eyes.



Saggy skin is unattractive, undesired, a source of shame and embarrassment. To avoid the embarrassment and to hide their flaws, people go to great lengths. One of the options they have is make-up.

A woman putting makeupApplied make-up is one of the common ways to cover up personal features that you're not happy with. Make-up techniques can be used to cover up saggy skin, chubby cheeks, signs of ageing or a double chin. They also help to brighten or highlight those areas of your eyes that have not started sagging and help to give the appearance of a more prominent and younger looking corners.

Hiding Sagging Jowls (Double Chin)

Don’t worry if you think that you do not have the perfect jawline you wish you did. To make a double chin less visible, use a matte bronzer or brown blush to contour. Apply a highlighting product above the jawline which will take the attention off your chin. Follow it with an application of foundation that is one shade lighter than your skin tone to make the jaw appear heart shaped. Thereafter, apply a dark contour blush along the entire jawline.


Covering Chubby Cheeks

Begin with cleaning and moisturising the face. Top it with a concealer that you normally use. Apply foundation to your face as is needed. When the foundation dries, dab a matching face powder lightly. Use an eye shadow, mascara and lip gloss as needed so that other features of the face draw more attention.


Hiding Fine Lines and Wrinkles

If you are one of those women who have fine lines and wrinkles around their eyes, you can cover it with make-up. Start with a silicone-based eye serum that will gel with the concealer and prevent it from slipping. It is advised that you use a lighter and darker shade that makes hard lines soft and soft lines hard. To diminish the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, work with a foundation that is one or two shades darker than your foundation's colour while covering the darker area with a translucent powder.

Alternatively, warm colours may also be used to brighte dull skin. When using warm colours, remember to use a foundation that is a shade lighter than your skin tone.


Hiding Dark Circles

To dim the appearance of dark circles under your eyes, apply foundation that's a shade lighter than your skin tone to the area. Apply a concealer on top of it and then dab loose powder to set the make-up.


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