I agree with what the others say.
The brightened up version is nice, but I would still tackle the circles under her eyes. Also, perhaps a crop closer to her, so less of the light spots, would be benefical. That way the focus would be less on the lights and more on the model. But good attempt.
Heres the idea of how I would've edited it, of course in more detail/cleaner. Did this extremely fast.
Improved all the wrinkles and added slight amount of red to her lips, not to make it fake looking, just to bring out a little of the natural color. But like I said, should take more time to do everything and make it look better.
To do that work in layers, duplicate the background layer then take care of any wrinkles/circles under eyes with patch tool/healing brush/clone stamp, then change the opacity to make it look more natural.
I don't know about that-she is a gorgeous model, and today people are sometimes going so far with their, "skills," in Photoshop that they make the model totally unrecognizable from the actual person so that when you meet them you have no idea whom you're meeting.. Some imperfections are nice, as they remind us that we're all human and beautiful even with the flaws.. We shouldn't correct every imperfection just because we can.
Thanks again for your comments .. Really appreciate it!! I know what you mean Stella my photoshop is doing the same thing this picture looks much brighter in my file on the comp versus in this forum.. Thought I was the only one.