I’m a makeup artist and women always make the same two mistakes which make them look instantly older | The Sun

A MAKEUP artist has revealed the two BIGGEST mistakes that women make that make them look older.

Amanda Leehil says that she sees women do these same two things with their makeup, with the intention of looking younger, and it has the opposite effect.

Taking to her TikTok platform, the makeup artist said that these mistakes are usually made by women over the age of 40.

Posting under the domain @amandaleehill she captioned the post: "The two most common mistakes women over 40 make in their makeup."

Amanda said: "I meant what I said and I'm not sorry. They are the two biggest mistakes women over 40 make with their makeup."

"I understand the goal is to distract from ageing, it's doing the opposite" she added.

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Amanda revealed that the two makeup products that women should not use if they want to distract from ageing are extra thick voluminous eyelashes and powder eyeshadow.

"Thick volume lashes and powder eyeshadow gotta go," said Amanda.

Adding: "Alternatives in the comments."

As promised, Amanda made some suggestions she felt would work better in the comments section of her post.

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Amanda commented: "Ask the artist to reduce the volume and length of your extensions by 30%. Swap shadows for a dainty winged liner in a soft tone."

In the post that has been viewed over 682k times, TikTok users have been quick to comment.

"I'm over 50, I'll wear whatever makes me smile. It's on you if you don't like that. I spent way too many years caring about what others thought of me," commented one woman.

Another added: "I’m really glad you like your makeup, but don’t try to make others feel bad for how they’re doing theirs."

"See but you're talking to us older ladies who know by now we only need to please ourselves with our decisions. If YOU feel good ..wear it," commented a third.

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