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Top Makeup Artists Offer Beauty Tips for Women 50+

New products and techniques you'll want to give a try

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En español | Just when we got the knack of a matte dark smoky eye and found a full-coverage foundation that covered every skin flaw ... makeup got a makeover. It seems like all the old rules and routines are out, and color, shimmer and sheer are in. But are they for us? I asked four top makeup artists — Jenna Anton, Gita Bass, Laura Geller and Tim Quinn — and the answer is a resounding “Yes!” Here are their favorite 2021 tips and products, plus my own beauty-editor advice and low-cost options, too. Bet you try more than one!