Makeup Over 40 Do’s & Don’ts

Here are my top makeup do’s and don’ts for makeup over the age of 40 – and, details on an awesome giveaway courtesy of the Middle Aged Beauties (MAB) Collab!

12 Months of Beauty Giveaway

Courtesy of the Middle Aged Beauties (MAB) of YouTube!


Rules to enter giveaway for a $50 Ulta eGift Card:

(1) Please subscribe the ladies in the group.

(2) Comment on at least one of each of their videos.

*Contest is open internationally. Must be 18 to enter.*


See this video from Glamour Gossip with Angel for details:


The winner will be announced on August 19, 2016 on Glamour Gossip with Angel’s channel. The next giveaway will start on August 20, 2016.

Glamour Gossip with Angel –

Keeping It Simple with Bridget –

PinkGloss66 –

Sherry Nicolson –

Finding My Tiara –

Geek Out of Water with Shelly –

Flory Sparks –

Rosa’s Beauty Fashion –

TruCat105 –

Curvy Barbiie –

Brown Eyed Girl Cherise –

Vicky J –

Zelma N Lyssah –

All That Beauty with Lori –



Revlon ColorStay Foundation for Normal/Dry Skin

L’Oreal Tru Match Lumi Foundation

Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation

Too Faced Born This Way Foundation

Origins GinZing Refreshing Eye Cream

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat Neutralizers

L’Oreal Studio Secrets Anti-Redness Color Correcting Primer

Nyx Hydra Touch Primer

IT Cosmetics No. 50 Serum Collagen Veil Anti-Aging Primer

Smashbox Photo Finish Primer & Primer Oil

Benefit PoreFessional Pro Balm

Maybelline MasterPrime Blur & Smooth Eyeshadow Primer

Wet n Wild Photo Focus Eyeshadow Primer

Urban Decay Primer Potion

Too Faced Shadow Insurance Eyeshadow Primer

Sabbatical Beauty Anti-Aging Eye Gel Oil

Clinique Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief Gel Cream

Nyx Prismatic Shadow in Punk Heart

L’Oreal Brow Stylist Kit

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Powder Duo

Anastasia Beverly Hills Clear Brow Gel



Too Faced Born This Way Foundation in Porcelain

Tarte Shape Tape Concealer in Fair

IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Loose Powder

Nyx Prismatic Shadow in Punk Heart

Makeup Geek eyeshadows

Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in Trooper

IT Cosmetics Superhero Mascara

Too Faced Love Flush Blush in Justify My Love

Too Faced Snow Bunny Luminous Bronzer

Physician’s Formula Plump Potion Lip Plumping Gloss



Morphe Me Brushes*:


Ipsy Glam Bag*:

Dia & Co. Personal Styling Service Sizes 14-32*:

Gwynnie Bee Clothing Rental Sizes 10-32*:



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This video was shot with a Canon 70D camera with the Canon EF 24-105mm f4L lens and edited with Final Cut Pro X. I record audio on the Zoom H4N (2015 edition) – and light everything with the Ardinbir Photography 500W 5400K Ring Light –


I purchased all products used in this video. All opinions are my own.

FTC: This video is not sponsored.

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Written by Shelly