old-age makeups: age regression

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Old-age makeups: age regression

An encounter with the Fountain of Youth, magic, flashbacks – all can result in a characters age regressing.

Usually this effect is achieved by ageing-up a younger actress for the look of the older character, or for more extreme changes by using two actresses. It is much rarer for an older actress to be aged down to play a much younger version of her character – excepting biopics with a wide age range and flashbacks in TV series.