Beauty over 40: Best Makeup and Skincare Videos
Using the search function on You-Tube, you can find all sorts of videos about makeup and skincare. Almost none of them are for us, the almost empty nesters (and empty nesters) with unique makeup and skincare needs. What works for a 25 year old is not the same as what works for a 40+ year old. As I conducted my search, I looked for several qualifications in the you-tubers:
- At least 40 years old
- No obvious surgeries, botox, etc. If the first thing I notice about someone is that they have had a botox injection, that is not beauty to me. I am not opposed to procedures, but they should make you look better and not like someone who has had “a lot of work done.”
- Uses and reviews both high end and lower end (“drugstore”) products.
- Not selling one particular brand or line of products.
- Their videos need to be recent. It is a plus if they publish videos on a consistent basis.
Hot and Flashy
I absolutely could not resist this gal’s videos. She had me with the name of her channel – “Hot and Flashy.” She is 54 years old and describes herself as a “Benjamin Button.” (#goals) Her site says it serves those who are “over 50,” but I would be happy to have her skin at 48! She publishes videos frequently. They are of good quality and have a wealth of information. Here are her morning and evening skincare videos: