10 Hair and Makeup Mistakes That Are Low-Key Aging You

We may have given up on the quest for eternal youth at the same time we stopped believing in Disney movies, but our quest for looking eternally young is a different story. Namely, if it will (naturally, gracefully) delay aging in any way, give it to us—sooner rather than later, thanks. (Speaking of which: the evil queen in Snow White? We’ve all done crazy things in the name of wrinkle-free skin. We feel for her.)

Unfortunately, while we spend our paychecks on cutting-edge plumping serums and rejuvenating masks, it turns out that there are certain things in our beauty routine that cancel them out. In other words, your makeup and hair routines may be secretly ruining your efforts to stay as youthful-looking as possible. But don’t freak out just yet. We’re here for you. Keep scrolling for eight common beauty mistakes that might be making you look older than you are.