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Beauty Tip 41. Don't overdo the powder

Most women tend to apply more face powder than they actually need.

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Younger women often get away with this mistake but mature ladies aren't so lucky.

This is because regardless of how much powder you apply, you won't be able to cover up all your wrinkles and expression lines.

In fact, the more powder you apply, the more noticeable your lines become.

Powder sinks into wrinkles, lighting them up like Christmas trees.

And when you smile, laugh or frown, your face will crack like sunbaked soil.

So remember, with face powder, less is definitely more.

Although you should be generous when actually applying the powder to ensure an even finish, you must dust off the excess and leave a relatively thing coating.

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