Reducing deep lines between the eyes will require you to follow a few basic, easy to manage steps. Learn about reducing deep lines between the eyes with help from a celebrity makeup artist in this free video clip.
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Hi, my name is Taylor Babaian. I'm a Celebrity Makeup Artist and today, I'm going to show you how to reduce deep lines between the eyes. So, to minimize the look of deep lines using makeup, you want to consider three things. First is prepping the skin, the kind of foundation that you choose as well as the way that you apply the foundation. So, to get the look on Bianca, we're going to use L'oreal Paris Magic Smooth Souffle Foundation in buff beige. So, we've already prepped Bianca's face using a great moisturizer and you really want to work that moisturizer into the skin to make sure that the lines puffed up and you want to allow it to set for a little bit, maybe a few minutes so that when the foundation goes on, it goes on smoothly. So, we'll just take a little bit of my Souffle foundation. To minimize the look of deep lines, you definitely want to choose a foundation that's really light, something that's silicone based. I'm just going to apply, working downwards; the hairs on the face furrow down. So, Bianca is fairly young, so she doesn't really have the deep lines; but what you would want to do is make sure, "Say you wrinkle for me", you see the shadows and the lines, so you want to apply just a thin amount of foundation. When you apply too thick of a foundation, what it does is it actually settle and make the lines look deeper. Also, what foundation does is it'll actually conceal the, the shadow that's created by fine lines. So, most of the times, you know, those deeper fine lines will create like a nice little shadow effect. So, this foundation, what I like about it is it actually serves kind of as a primer as well as a foundation. When you do have deep lines, I don't really like to use too much like of a primer, separate primer because what it does is it just add and builds and it makes it more possible to see the deep lines. So, I'm actually using a makeup foundation brush on Bianca and I actually like foundation brushes just 'cause it gives me more of an even application. You actually can use your fingers if you want and the heat of your fingers will help to mold the foundation into the skin. I personally like to use a foundation brush because what it does is it allows me to actually add a little extra without moving the foundation around in areas that needed most. You don't want to add too much on there, deep line area, you just want to add more foundation where you need like coverage for redness. So, you see on Bianca, that the buff beige, little yellow tone really conceals out all of her redness, really even out all of her skin tone. What's also great about is now I'm not going to have to use a powder. And a lot of times what will make deep lines look instantly deeper is when you use a foundation with a powder. So, if you do have very mature skin, you want to make sure that you don't use foundation as well with the heavy powder 'cause it'll just make those lines look much deeper. Work it into the neck to make sure that the face goes matching with the body. You're going to end up adding a little extra layer just where there's redness, not on the lines 'cause that's going to make it look heavy. So, we finished applying the foundation onto Bianca's skin and you could see the silky Souffle Foundation really smooth out her texture and made her skin perfectly even. It has tone down all of the redness and it didn't exasperate any lines which is what you want from a foundation. So, there you have it, that's how you reduce deep lines between the eyes. I'm Taylor Babaian, thanks for watching.