Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Careful with the Makeup, You Could End Up with Panda Eyes

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Careful with the Makeup, You Could End Up with Panda Eyes

Article excerpt

EYE makeup can be an priceless enhancement for the more mature face, it can make world-weary eyes look rounder, brighter.

But it can also be disastrous.

That's my opinion for what it is worth (not much) and please feel free to disagree with it.

I reckon a little subtle eye

makeup is the way to go for any woman over the age of 50.

Yes, I'd love to have "smoky" eyes... you know the look, all smudgy and charcoaly at the corners so you look mysterious and sexy as hell. Sadly, I think only young women can pull that look off.

The smoky look on me would make me look like a panda that had been in the boxing ring.

In the swinging 60s when I lived for a time in London, coal black liquid eye liner painted in a half moon crescent across the middle of the eyelid was a look so utterly fabulous I swooned when I first arrived and saw all the mini-skirted girls sporting it.

I practised endlessly until I got the black half moon down pat.

Now in my mature years as I doddle into my elderly years, I am ultra careful about over-doing the eye makeup. …

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