When should you stop wearing red lipstick and heavy makeup?
Women surveyed think you should ditch red lips once you hit a certain age.
Apparently women have an opinion when it comes to aging and makeup. A new study conducted by British beauty brand Nurture Replenish Skincare found that women think the age of 59 is the time when ladies should stop wearing high heels, putting on red lipstick and focus instead on looking more natural.
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The study surveyed 2,000 women ages 45 and older and the results found that most women think that there is indeed an expiration date on wearing makeup. But give up red lips once you hit 60? Is that really necessary? We agree that when you get older, you may want to retire the spandex mini skirt at some point (or maybe not, no judgment) but giving up bold lips and high heels? Well that just seems ridiculous.
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The bottom line is that you should wear whatever you want, at any stage of your life. “Many women will be able to relate to these findings...But every woman will face this stage at different times,” said a spokesperson for the brand. “What’s important to remember is to be yourself and don’t be forced to look a certain way."
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