(Closed) Eyeshadow makes me look wrinkly – What am I doing wrong?!

posted 8 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: Eyes can look wrinkly with eyeshadow when:
    You're not used to the way makeup looks -- makeup just makes people look a little wrinkly! : (1 votes)
    13 %
    You're applying too much -- blend more! : (6 votes)
    75 %
    You're using shimmer, which can highlight wrinkles -- go for matte! : (1 votes)
    13 %
  • Post # 3
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    1154 posts
    Bumble bee

    Are you using eye primer?  That could help.

    To a certain degree it’s true, make up makes you look wrinkly but there are degrees.

    Post # 4
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    3709 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    @Marinara…is it possible you can share a pic with us so that we can maybe provide some feedback? Using a primer is a good idea but it could also be your application technique.

    Post # 5
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    4466 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I agree with the primer thing, but yes, a picture could help.

    Post # 6
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    1260 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I find I have this problem when I use cream shadows. Does it look wrinkly when you first put it on your lid, or not until a few hours later? I agree a picture would help. Using an eyeshadow primer makes a huge difference as well, as indicated by Arachna.

     

    Post # 7
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    112 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    A primer would definately help however as a cheaper option try applying your foundation or face powder to your eye before the eyeshadow, this should help it apply smoother x

    Post # 8
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    4024 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Shimmery eye shadow makes your eyes look more wrinkly, so try matte colors.

    Post # 9
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    7053 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I agree w/the primer tip.  But also in having some loose powder dusted over the primer too, will keep any shadow from getting stuck in a crease.

    I always dust some mineral veil from bareminerals over my face and eyes before applying shadow.  I like it, it’s not heavy, and at 40, I don’t have wrinkles on my eyes.  It works great!!! 

    Also, sparkly areas or frosted areas will tend to clump in crevices or any wrinkled area, so save the glitter or frosty highlights for maybe under the browline.  Stick to a matte color for the lid.  I learned that from my bff, who was the regional manager for L’ancome.  She rocks and taught me so much! 

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