Turning 40 has a whole bunch of advantages. Personally, I feel more grounded and less concerned about the commentary of others. What does concern me about the aging process are the changes my body is making without my permission.
My eyes have decided they are tired of perfect vision, which makes putting on eye makeup increasingly difficult. At some point I will get reading glasses, but until then beauty must prevail. With just a few adjustments of the mirror getting a straight line over your eyelashes with or without perfect vision is possible.
This is a little trick I learned years ago in makeup school, never realized how handy it would be. Try it out and let me know how it works for you. And if you have another secret for putting on makeup, please take a moment to share with the rest of us.