Applying make-up like a pro is a difficult skill to master, but the influx of tutorial videos means it's achievable for everyone...
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could wake up in the morning and have a professional make-up artist at your disposal? Achieving a glowing, flawless look before even stepping out the door would be as easy as 1,2,3…
Sadly, a personal make-up artist isn’t a reality for most of us, but the good news is that there is a way of achieving that coveted professional make-up look without spending a penny. How? With these expert make-up tutorials.
The Internet is a hotbed of beauty bloggers and make-up artists creating tutorial videos for women like you. These make-up tutorials are free, easy-to-follow, and often done by professionals that charge their clients a small fortune to do their make-up. That means that you can pick up all the tricks of the trade from the comfort of your own home. But where do you start? To help you get the most out of your make-up we’ve rounded up our favourite make-up tutorials from the artists we trust.
With a celebrity roster that includes Amal Clooney, Naomi Watts, Kate Winslet, Cate Blanchett and Sienna Miller, you know you’re in safe hands with these expert make-up artists. Whatever your skin or make-up concern, it’s never been easier to achieve your desired look with these make-up tutorials that have been specifically chosen for their expertise for women over forty.
Want to learn how to covering up eye wrinkles or how to find the perfect make-up for ageing skin? Or perhaps you’re not sure how to do make-up in the hot flush years. Or maybe you’d like to learn how to contour like a pro. Whatever effect you’re after, these online videos are your answer! There’s even a Downton Abbey inspired vid!
See our pick of the best make-up tutorials for women 40+ – a head-turning look is only a click away…
Make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury has been making a name for herself in
the beauty industry for a while now. She counts Amal Clooney, Penelope
Cruz, Naomi Watts and Kate Moss as her fans, and her iconic 'Bar of
Gold' highlighter is a make-up bag favourite for women everywhere. Charlotte also has her very own YouTube channel full of videos helping you to create a make-up look for every occasion.
Check out her 60+ make-up tutorial. Her Mum is the willing model, and the pair will guide you through applying make-up like a pro in a laid-back and relateable way. You'll be left feeling amazed at what you can achieve!
Charlotte's Youtube channel can be found here
A range of different experts feature on this channel, where you'll get great hair tips alongside beauty ones.
We love their vast amount of tutorials for women 40+, including a how-to vid for covering up eye wrinkles and the perfect make-up for ageing skin.
Signature Series' YouTube channel can be found here
Renowned professional make-up artist Lisa Eldridge has worked with celebrities, models, magazines and brands. With almost a million subscribers, her videos are some of the most renowned in the industry.
The vast amount of videos on her channel cover every look you could want, from basic how-to tutorials to something a little more complicated. There's even a Downton Abbey inspired vid!
Lisa's YouTube channel can be found here
Our very own Beauty Director Jo Glanville-Blackburn is on hand to make you look party-season fabulous in this handy tutorial.
Achieve the perfect smoky eye with the help of her expertise, and you'll have it nailed in just a few minutes...
50-year-old Angie created her YouTube channel 'Hot & Flashy' for mature women looking for video content from someone who understands the challenges of looking good as you age. She covers style, makeup, hair, & health for women in their hot flush years.
Her make-up videos are specifically geared toward enhancing eyes with hooded lids.
Angie's YouTube channel can be found here
Chief make-up artist for ITV shows Britain's Got Talent and The X Factor, Jackie Tyson was the woman behind Susan Boyle's dramatic transformation. Over the years she has amassed a long list of high profile celebrity clients including Sienna Miller and Yasmin Le Bon.
Click through her tutorials and you'll master the art of blending mineral make-up, not to mention precision contour tips that will give you serious cheekbones?
Expert make-up artist and Max Factor Brand Ambassador, Caroline Barnes counts Kylie Minogue, Anna Friel and Diane Kruger among her clients. Her encyclopaedic knowledge of cosmetics, easy to follow steps and penchant for high street beauty products make every look she creates both forgiving and achievable for women over forty.
Visit her tutorial channel to find out how to master everything from an immaculate base to a smouldering smoky eye.