The 5-Second Makeup Trick Every Woman Over 40 Should Try To Hide Fine Lines & Wrinkles

March 13, 2019 by Justine Schwartz
shefinds | beauty

As we get older, our decisions about which makeup brands to use and how to apply them must be altered a bit to offset the signs of aging.

For example, we all love to wear a pop of color but certain lipstick brands can bleed or feather off the lip, accentuating the fine lines and wrinkles around the mouth.

Makeup artists know that there’s a 5-second trick for ending those lines once and for all. What is it?

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Eyeshadow Primer Around The Lips

Blogger One Good Thing reveals that if you struggle with lip color “bleeding” or “feathering” into the fine lines and wrinkles around your lips, you can apply a small amount of eyeshadow primer around your lips (not on your lips, just around the outside edges). “The eyeshadow primer will help smooth out lines, and will act as a barrier to keep your lip color in place,” she writes.


Shop our editors favorite shadow primers (below), then leave us a comment: will you be trying this trick?

Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion Original Mini ($13)

SMASHBOX 24 Hour Photo Finish Shadow Primer ($21)

Too Faced Shadow Insurance ($20)

Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Couture Eye Primer ($30)

JOUER Long Wear Eye Brightening Primer ($18)


Editorial Director

Justine Schwartz is a veteran women's lifestyle editor; she's written extensively about style & beauty tips, health advice and wedding planning for more than a decade. Her work has appeared in New York Magazine, Huffington Post and New York Weddings. Justine has been with SheFinds since 2010; you can reach her via email at [email protected]

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