How to create a glam smokey eye look that is flattering for women over 40.

Okay so you want a sultry, smokey eye look that doesn't leave you looking like a panda or worse, like you've been punched in the face or crying all night? I've the smokey eye technique that will give you a glamorous, elongated eye look and make you feel like a total goddess.

smokey eye makeup for women over 40

- stunning photo of @teraohara by @gail_hadani and @agencesilver -

I'll be upfront and say, the elongated smokey eye technique is a tad complicated but I've broken it down into a step by step, paint by numbers kind of routine, to make it easy to follow and do. You can do it! So grab a cuppa - or better still a glass of wine of espresso martini - and settle in for your step by step tutorial on how to create glamorous smokey eyes that flatter women over 40.


Click here to watch the 11 minute video. I walk you through step by step how to create a glamorous smokey eye makeup look that is flattering for us women over 40.

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smokey eye makeup look for women over 40

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Now it's time to put it all into practice. Go on, give it a go. What's the worst that can happen, you take it off and start again?

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Below is a list of products that I used to achieve this look along with alternative suggestion for all you natural clean makeup lovers and a couple budget busting options.


Product used: Armani Luminous Silk foundation 6.5

RRP $99

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luminous foundation for women over 40

Clean Swap:

Rageism Beauty All Day Foundation - specifically formulated for mature skin

RRP $65

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all day foundation for mature women

Budget/HIgh Street Option: To be frank, it's almost impossible to replicate the finish of Armani Luminous Silk or Rageism Beauty All Day Foundation in a budget formula. I'm yet to find one I can confidently recommend.


mii Cosmetics Forever Crayon in Rose Gold

RRP $42

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easy eyeshadow makeup for women over 40

MAC Cosmetics bronze and blush colours (used on eyes but discontinued colours)

Instead try:

Natasha Denona - Midi Bronze + Glow Palette

RRP $79

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bronze eyeshadow for women over 40

Benefit Cosmetics Hoopla Matte Bronzer

RRP $54

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matte bronzer that suits women aged 40 plus

MAC Cosmetics plum purple eyeshadow (in limited edition set no longer available)

Instead try Zoeva Premiere Eyeshadow Palette

RRP $45

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Eyeshadow colours for mature skin

Kylie's Professional Mineral Goddess loose eyeshadow in Rose Gold

RRP $36

Use this link to get 15% off your first purchase Click to Buy ➡️

rose gold eyeshadow for women over 40


Product used:

Kylie's Professional Mineral Goddess eye pencil in Tigers Eye

Use this link to get 15% off your first purchase Click to Buy ➡️

INIKA Organic eyeliner in Coco

Click to Buy ➡️

Brown eyeliner makeup for mature women

Budget Option:

Benecos 100% natural eyeliner in Brown

RRP $9.95

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budget Brown eyeliner makeup for over 40


Product used

INIKA Organic Long Lash mascara

Click to Buy ➡️

best mascara for mature eyes

BudGET Option:

L'Oreal Miss Manga Mascara

Click to Buy ➡️

budget black mascara for over 40


Product used:

Garbo & Kelly brow gel

RRP $38

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Garbo & Kelly brow gel

Clean Swap:

mii Cosmetics Brow Shaper

RRP $35

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easy brow gel for mature eyes

Budget Option:

Designer Brands Brow Gel tinted

RRP $10.99

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Designer Brands Brow Gel


Product used:

Charlotte Tilbury The Retoucher no 4 (No 3 is a better colour for me)

RRP $57

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Charlotte Tilbury The Retoucher

Clean Swap:

Rageism Beauty Concealer - specifically formulated for mature skin

RRP $40

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under eye concealer for women over 40

Budget Option: The above concealer formula's are pretty darn special. They are light weight, liquid and light-reflecting .. so perform spectacularly under the delicate crinkly wrinkly eye area. I'm yet to find a budget buster formula that performs anywhere near as well. Totes worth the investment.