Beauty

15 Style Mistakes That Make You Look Older

You wear clingy fabrics

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Cotton-jersey fabric may be comfortable, but the soft and stretchy fabric clings to the body in all the wrong places, says personal stylist Sharon Warten, revealing every unsightly lump and bulge. A more flattering option is double-knit fabric, which offers structure, softness, and a comfy bit of stretch.

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Your eye shadow sparkles

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While it may sound counterintuitive, wearing matte shadow will actually make you look younger than wearing eye shadow that shimmers. That’s because light-reflecting eye shadows can settle into fine lines and wrinkles, making them more apparent, says makeup artist Mandie Brice. If you can’t avoid the allure of glittery eye shadow, use it sparingly, like on the inner corner of your eye, and in combination with non-sparkly colors. Read on for 12 more makeup mistakes that age your face.

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