Frequently Asked Questions

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A: Although facial masks are optional during your 50s, beauty expert Julyne Derrick explains that using a mask every week or two can make your complexion feel heavenly by offering an extra dose of skin softening hydration and deep pore cleansing. Look for a facial mask that’s formulated for mature skin, such as Karuna Age-Defying Mask.

A: A dermatologist can remove unwanted spider and varicose veins, but the procedure can be painful and pricey. A quick, pain-free alternative is to cover them up with an affordable, over-the-counter cosmetic concealer like Dermablend Leg and Body Cover.

A: To reverse signs of sun damage, including discoloration and fine lines, consider a professional chemical peel, which starts around $100. This treatment involves the application of powerful acids (such as glycolic, retinoic, salicylic or trichlorocytic acids) to peel away the outer surface of damaged skin to reveal younger, brighter skin beneath.

A. To add drama to your evening look, makeup artist Ashleigh Ciucci recommends a luminous plum-colored blush. By adding a deep pigment and subtle contour, plum hues are a multi-tasking miracle for fair-skinned beauties. Try a sheer, blendable formula like Jouer Tint in Dahlia, which can be layered for intensity and is suitable for use on the lips or cheeks.

A. It’s simple to look put-together with a nude lip. To give off an air of sophistication, pair your favorite neutral shade with an exotic smoky eye.

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