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Bridgeos
Dry, eczema ridden skin
I have extrememely dry skin, that suffers from eczema at times. What makeup and/or skin care regime would you recommend? Or do you know of anyone that has some beneficial advice regarding this skin type?
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tessie84
BEAUTY MASTER tessie84 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Paula's Choice Beautypedia tends to be helpful in giving guidance to those with sensitive skin. However, some things that they have advised against have worked great for... see post
andyhtrieu
oily and dehydrated
I always knew that my skin is oily, but I think my skin is also dehydrated....because I rarely drink water.. heheh.   I did a search and a lot of people recommended drinking more water (duh), Clinique Moisture Surge, and Korres Greek Yogurt Moisturizing Face Cream. Is there anything else that you can recommend?
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irenet
BEAUTY MASTER irenet / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
It really is all about drinking water. To get that glowing skin we all want, you have to start from the inside out and that's not just the nurse in me speaking. I bought... see post
tw8715
sunscreen for oily face
Hi, Im a male asian and i have really oily skin. Iv just moved to LA and the sun seems to be doing its damage to my face. Iv decided to get some sunscreen and tried a couple of brands laying around the house. Chanel and lancome? But these feel gross after awhile on my skin and get way too oily. Also the chanel ones seems to make my pores or white head even whiter by filling them up or something?   SO my question is what is the best sunscreen for oily skin?!   I JUST got this today:  http://www.sephora.com/oil-control-mattifier-spf-1 5-pa-P227801?skuId=1133727#BVRRWidgetID   AND I LOVE IT! but my friends are saying spf 15 is too weak...   is spf 15 not going to be strong enough for daily use? im not outside all day in the field. just running errands and such.   thanks!
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laurenb703
BEAUTY BUFF laurenb703 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I had a sample of the Clarins SPF 40 sunscreen in the Sephora Sun Safety kit and I LOVED it. It actually dries down almost matte, absorbs into the skin really quickly, d... see post
gogreyhound
Fresh Sugar Ruby Swatch?
Has anyone gotten the newest color and swatched it? What are your thoughts? I have it in my basket, waiting to pull the trigger...
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vmeiners
Product to help eyebrows grow?
Was wondering if there are any products out there that really work to help grow eyebrows back       thanks! 
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redwagon44
BEAUTY MASTER redwagon44 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I use Latisse, and while it works fantastically on my eyelashes, I haven't seen any noticeable improvements on my brows :( see post
altocj
all natural anti-aging skin care
I need an all natural anti-aging skin care routine. Been using Caudalie and love it, but can't afford it any more ($400 ? Ouch). Suggestions on what to use?
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gogreyhound
HALL OF FAMER gogreyhound / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Check out Acure Organics (website, also sold at Whole Foods) they are awesome! A whole line of products. Cruelty freee,  free of parabens, pthalates, gluten, etc. Full o... see post
lilmissmodel14
AUGUST APPRECIATION: BEAUTY INSIDER/VIB/VIB ROUGE ?
Hi all ! I know that August is one of the best times to shop at Sephora because of the great perks, extra points and all those goodies. Has anybody heard anything about this yet? Any posters or in-store sightings? I'm so excited and we're one week away and I haven't heard anything yet! Ah !!! Doesn't 2x, 3x, or 4x (depending on membership) sound awesome? I really hope that Sephora hasn't forgotten...Hoping for bigger and better things this year, not to say that last years wasn't too shabby itself.    Let's end this with a question: Q: What was your favorite perk/part/time of August Appreciation Month?    My answer: I love the whole month, even though promos change weekly, I loved the VIB Bag w/samples and the 3x points, pretty sweet
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laura819
BEAUTY BOSS laura819 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
If the Aug 3 is only for Rouge, if I go into the store that day and with my purchase become Rouge, would I get the promo? I am going to hit Rouge with my next purchase a... see post
sephoramusthave
What are you wearing today?
What makeup is everyone wearing today?   Today I am wearing:   1. Benefit Hello Flawless Foundation in Champagne 2. Benefit Coralista blush 3. TheBalm Mary-Loumanizer 4. Dior Creme de Rose Lipbalm 5. Dior Addict Lipstick in 454 6. Benefit Creaseless Cream shadow in RSVP   and under all this I am wearing Neutrogena Pure and Free Liquid Sunblock SPF 50   So c'mon now...confess!
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mrsbaine
HALL OF FAMER mrsbaine / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Aww, so pretty and natural! Your eyelashes look amazing! And I love the lip color.  see post
taylorlv
What is your all time favorite product that you would recommend to anyone?
tessie84
BEAUTY MASTER tessie84 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Fresh Seaberry Moisturizing Face Oil! For all skin types, including oily and acne-prone. (I'm combination oily & acneic.) It provides a glow to my face that has made mos... see post
tessie84
Is anyone else loving the Givenchy Fall 2014 Collection?
Saw Temptalia's post a couple of days ago on the Givenchy Fall collection for this year, and it's all so beautiful -- from the packaging to the colors. I mean, look at the burgundy leather encasement for the Le Rouge lipsticks! However, the only one I will probably get is the Blush Memoire De Forme Pop Up Jelly Blush in Rose Extravagant -- am I crazy to want to drop $37 on a blush?! :-\ Yikes... However, I feel that between the color and the packaging, it's something that I can admire for a while...as long as it doesn't dry up at some point.   From Make Up 4 All blog   From Fashion Trend Seeker    
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gingaaa
BEAUTY BOSS gingaaa / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I'm starting to believe I might be getting a cancellation of order notification, since it was OOS immediately after I ordered and listed as permanently OOS.  The order i... see post
leopardprint
Glamglow Power Mud & Chanel at Costco!
Just a quick FYI to anyone with a Costco membership; the store near me (Fremont CA to be exact) has Glam Glow Power Mud for around $36. This is the newer mud-oil hybrid deep cleansing treatment.  Also, to, and more exciting to me, this Costco also has Chanel nail polish!  The price on the nail polish was $20 or so IIRC? Shades included Jade Rose (pale peachy pink), a red and a warm grey (sorry, don't recall the name) and Vertigo, a shimmery dark taupe brown.  Vertigo came home with me.  Whoohoo for Costco! I had no idea they carried prestige brands, it was my first trip there ever. 
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jwilk241
BEAUTY BOSS jwilk241 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Haha well that worked out then. I can't reply directly to your comment either...our broswer is out of date and we can't upgrade. The Supermud (I mistakingly wrote it as... see post
ashleenicoleex3
Still Having Problems with Lipstick Application :(
I made a post last week about need a solution to my lipstick application problems but nothing is working still. I took mostly everyones advice and it still isn't working. Every time I put on lipstick it still always settles into my lip lines. I prime my lips with the Bite Beauty Lip Primer and then I line my lips with a lip liner and apply my lipstick of choice and it still settles into my lip lines. I exfoliate my lips but it still doesn't help. Is there anything else I can do?
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irenet
BEAUTY MASTER irenet / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Have you tried Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick? I not only have lines but I have scarring on my lips where it's a different color. This is the only lipstick that I have ... see post
stephy27
Hi which cleansing brush will we appropriate for my oily sensitive prone skin
laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Stephy27, I recommend the Sensitive or Delicate brush heads, as they are the most gentle for your sensitive skin. :) -Laura see post
dolly713
How to make lips apper larger?
lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Dolly!    If you are interested in lip plumpers like what Sonny mentioned below, check out this thread from user KSSweetheart, tons of users have chimed in with li... see post
jozkid
Behold the power of Anastasia Brow Wiz!
I know people ask lots of questions about which brow product is the best. I'm not saying this is the best one, but it works really well for me! I took 4 pictures: Nothing on my brows, Brow Wiz alone penciled in, Brow Wiz softened up with the attached spool end, and Brow Wiz softened with spool end and topped with some Anastasia Brow Powder.   The Brow Wiz is soft brown, the powder is an older Anastasia duo with Medium Ash/Medium Brown. It looks very similar in color to the current Medium Brown duo online. Hope this helps! No Brow   Brow Wiz Only   Brow Wiz softened with spool end   Brow Wiz softened and topped with Powder
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aviscardi
HALL OF FAMER aviscardi / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Bumping this thread I saw there are new shades online and am wondering if anyone has swatches? Caramel & soft brown seem similar but they don't come off warm to me. I'm... see post
dottiemay1221
Very dry skin! Please Help!
My skin has suddenly become very dry.  I'm using the anti-aging eye balm and moisturizer by Algenist and a sample of Geurlain's Lingerie foundation.  The foundation seems to be a huge improvement from what I was using but I am still struggling with the dry skin, especially around my eye area.    Any suggestions on a serum and eye cream? (I'm allergic to linalool. ) Also, would Nars' Sheer Glow foundation be better for my dry skin versus the Guerlain foundation that I am thinking about purchasing?   thank you for your help!
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mrsbaine
HALL OF FAMER mrsbaine / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I focus on skincare before makeup, so you may want to look into that first; I also use Algenist and I also have very dry skin. I've found that for me, incorporating an o... see post
Heatoyos1
Waterproof Eyeliner Pencil For Tightlining
I'm currently looking for the best waterproof pencil eyeliner for tightlining my upper and lower waterline--I'd like to stay within about a $22 budget. (I do not want to use liquid eyeliners, or eyeliners in a pot.)    My face perspires easily, especially during the summer, so even waterproof eyeliners bleed and smudge underneath my eyes--even when I use Benefit Stay Don't Stray primer below my eyes.   I have tried Urban Decay's 24/7 waterproof eyeliner and Sephora's waterproof eyeliner, and both bled terribly. It does not look professional, and I hate having to constantly wipe off the smudges in the restroom--which is probably not great for the delicate under-eye area.    I am thinking about trying MUFE's Aqua Eyes, or possibly Tarte SmolderEYES. Any other suggestions for around $22 or so?       **There was a best waterproof eyeliner pencil question from 2010, so I thought I would start a newer discussion
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Zpsid91
HALL OF FAMER Zpsid91 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I find doing that, or putting a skin tone eyeshadow right underneath my liner line helps a lot - I don't usually get smudging that way!! see post
roseps135
Airplane skincare advise
I'll be taking an overnight flight and wanted to get some tips on skincare to prevent my skin from drying out and breaking out.  My beauty advisor at Sephora recommended the Ole Henrikson making removing cloths followed by the Murad Clarifying wipes to remove makeup, sunscreen, and clean my skin.  I purchased these two items.  Then I was thinking about what to follow it with.  I was thinking of the Nude Overnight Mask or the Amore Pacific Moisture Bound Sleeping Mask.  Any opinions on the Nude mask vs the Amore Pacific Mask?  I've used the Nude mask (not on the plane), but never tried the Amore Pacific.  Also, do I need to use any other treatments or moisturizers before the mask?   Thanks!   http://www.sephora.com/nurture-me-tm-cleansing-clo ths-makeup-removing-P385344?skuId=1597178 http://www.sephora.com/clarifying-wipes-for-blemis h-prone-skin-P376081?skuId=1468271 http://www.sephora.com/moisture-bound-sleeping-rec overy-mask-P296442?skuId=1583053 http://www.sephora.com/advanced-renewal-overnight- repair-mask-P385678  
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mpas
BEAUTY BOSS mpas / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I take several overnight flights a year and I use the Amorepacific sleep mask and its great.  I still use a serum before it.  In the morning, I spritz my face with the a... see post
Zpsid91
Jubilant July Hauls
It's July!!! Time to start a new thread for all the amazing July hauls from you guys! Please post all your hauls, big or small, beauty or non-beauty...can't wait to see them all!!   To start us off - here is a tiny sample haul from Dr. Hauschka
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HookedOnBeauty2
BEAUTY GURU HookedOnBeauty2 / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I'm glad you ordered the lippie kit :) So far I tried the Rose Mask. I wouldn't say they are better than the more expensive ones but they are definitely a quick and eas... see post
lexip11
concealer
i was wondering what concealer would be good to put over the bobbi brown corrector, without sending a lot and that would be a dupe for the boobi brown concealer that your supposed to put over the corrector and would last all day?
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Sonny4President
BEAUTY WHIZ Sonny4President / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Skin Food's Salmon Concealer Also look at W7 Concealer Palette - super cheap with a wide range of colours see post
Shaelynn
What does Sephora carry for contouring skin?
Makeup isn't my environment, yet. And contouring is very new to me. I was wondering what the store carried for contouring products? What would you guys recommend I'd buy as a new person to this? Like I'm sure you can go out and get 20 different things just to do this, but I want something simple and straight forward. I'll go in and have someone show me how to contour my face, but it would be less overwhelming if I had someone here tell what would be best to get and what brushes would be most useful and needed. 
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andyhtrieu
BEAUTY MASTER andyhtrieu / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
You're welcome!  see post
RMOR86
not happy with makeover at sephora
I feel bad even writing this...and I'm not trying to offend any of the girls that work for Sephora. I just want to know if anyone else has had a bad experience with a makeover at Sephora. I went there yesterday for foundation, concealer and blush. She offered to try some products on me. I don't know if it was her or the lighting, but the concealer she had used (becca creamy concealer) was SO ORANGE on my skin. I am super pale, and I don't know why she thought it looked good. Then she tried a MUFE concealer under my eyes, and it was ghostly and all you could see was my purple bags. Next we moved on to foundation, and she still couldn't get a color right. So now I am totally clues as to what skin tone/IQ I am :-( A little disappointing. Do you know if they take makeup training classes like MAC does, or is it just basic application? Thanks for any feedback.
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Shaelynn
BEAUTY MAVEN Shaelynn / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I know I got this makeover once, the eye look was nice and I use it regularly. But the foundation was just dreadful. My skin had been prepped and had been catered to my ... see post
notcreative
Deals too good to pass Up!
I have been getting a lot of great emails.  Hopefully, some of these deals can come in handy for the rest of you.  Have you seen any awesome ones you want to share?  Now, is a great time to haul.      
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SirensSong
BEAUTY PRO SirensSong / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Thanks so much, MK! I snagged a full size eyeshadow, a mini highlighting powder (already own this and love it), plus a pretty violet eyeliner for $25 :D see post
EPaden
Accessories
What are your favorite purses and accessories?
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heartsmyface
BEAUTY MASTER heartsmyface / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I love anything miu miu and prada.  I don't generally DO purses cause they're just baggage to carry around and i like to be free.  I like cross body bags when I do need ... see post
dolly713
LIPS
I have really small lips and I really am interested on buying a dark lipsticks what are some ways I could make them appear larger?
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andyhtrieu
BEAUTY MASTER andyhtrieu / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Lisa Eldridge shows you how to line your lips and make them appear bigger the CORRECT and FLATTERING way, unlike a lot of celebrities these days.  see post
KerrieB
Q. Need suggestions for skincare products
I need some suggestions for skin care products.  I'm overwhelmed by all of the choices.  I'm 36 years old with normal to dry skin.  My major issue is hyper-pigmentation that is from the sun and old acne places.  I'm very careful about wearing sunblock and a hat, but I spend so much time outside during the summer, I still end up with with some sun.  My current routine just doesn't seem to be enough anymore.  I would love some ideas.  I'm willing to spend more on skincare, but I don't have an unlimited budget.  Sephora is difficult for me to get to, but Ulta is much easier.   I have been using Cetaphil face wash and lotion along with an Olay night cream for a long time.  My skin is sensitive to some stronger products that results in redness and stinging.  My acne is under control now, and seems to be stress related.    Thanks to everyone for the help.
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Suzuran
Suzuran / NEWCOMER / answered
A. We're the same age with the same skin concern! I'm a more natural/organic product fan, so my recs are gonna be based on that.   Jurlique: I bought a set of their Purel... see post
HookedOnBeauty2
New Sephora Favorites set COMING SOON :)
A new Sephora Favorite lip set coming soon for VIB ROUGE. Give Me Some Lip looks like a cute set of pink and nude color for $25   I can't wait for this to be available even though I just bought the old Give Me Some Lip set last month (the lippies are different)     Edit to add:   This set contains: - 0.03 oz Urban Decay Mini Naked Revolution Lipstick - 0.12 oz Nars Deluxe Orgasm Lip Gloss - 0.07 oz Buxom Mini Full On Lip Cream in White Russian - 0.65 oz Marc Jacobs Mini Lust for Lacquer in Kissability - 0.05 oz Deluxe Bite High Pigment Lip Pencil in Meritage - 0.20 oz Full-size Smashbox Be Legendary Gloss in Pout
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mzmurder94
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*snaaatch it up lol didn't know that word was bad? see post
EmilyR5
Peeling nails
Hi, My nails have been peeling for a while now and I don't know why. I haven't used nail polish for about two weeks so I could give my nails a break from the chemicals in the nail polish. I also got a ultra shield base coat and just wore that, but they are still peeling. What should I do and is there anything I can do without buying anything?   Thanks
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comeoneileen88
BEAUTY BUFF comeoneileen88 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Have you been getting gel manicures?  I found that my nails were very brittle and peeled a lot for weeks after getting gel manicures.  Do you have any vaseline or a hand... see post
candacebt
Sephora Show & Tell - Mani Friday: Mermaid's Dream

What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell! 

 

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CharliefromNY
HELP! I need camera makeup!
I'll be on camera for work and have to do my own makeup.  What's the best makeup for face, eyes, lips ???
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CharliefromNY
BEAUTY BOSS CharliefromNY / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
That's a great suggestion, thank you.  I always end up mixing colors anyway, so it might be good to get a color wheel for the camera work..... see post