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Make up or tricks for dehydrated lines under eyes

(4 Posts)
tellmethetruthy Wed 11-Oct-17 21:02:41

I'm 41 and have lines under my eyes and down my cheeks when I smile.
Make up settles in the cracks and makes me look 10 years older by the end of the day.

It was suggested I avoid powders including blushers so I've bought a creme blush instead although it doesn't look as good I'm willing to give it a go.

Any other ideas to stop my face cracking and looking so dehydrated ?

blueshoes Wed 11-Oct-17 21:32:24

I am no expert but since I started getting lines around my eyes, I have been going heavy duty on moisturisers, both cream and oils as a base, and then applying liquid foundation on top with a beauty blender, for that "dewy" look grin.

Throughout the day, especially when I see the lines starting again, I re-apply moisturiser on top of my make-up and sometimes touch up with more foundation above if I can be bothered.

Are you wearing liquid foundation under your blusher?

tellmethetruthy Wed 11-Oct-17 21:42:45

No I don't wear any foundation although maybe I need to try. Which do you use and what brush do you use?

blueshoes Wed 11-Oct-17 23:00:17

My philosophy is to use inexpensive make-up brands, mainly bought from Boots or Superdrug, and use them more copiously and re-apply, rather than using expensive brands sparingly.

For foundation, I am currently using Bourjois City Radiance foundation £9.99, with emphasis on radiance to perk up tired skin.

You can use the original Beauty Blender £16 but I use the cheaper Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge £5.99

Go on youtube for tips on how to apply.

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