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Q. I can't get my concealer to stay on my face/ get that flawless look?! :(
Hi everyone.   Okay, so whenever I put under-eye concealer on it doesn't stay on my face for even an hour or two without dissipating. I use a colour corrector under my concealer ( Smashbox color correcting stick ) to cover my dark circles, followed by Kat Von D's Lock-it creme conealer that I lightly set with powder ( Laura Mericer loose setting powder ). I also set all my whole face with UD's All nighter setting spray . I do not use a lot of the corrector and concealer - I am very careful about that.   Even though I do all of this, when I look in the mirror at work about 2hrs later, my concealer looks all broken up and strange, like it's wearing off my face or textured or something. I don't rub my eyes, so I don't get it.  It really bothers me! I just can't seem to get that smooth, even look like all the beauty vloggers seem to achieve.   Does anyone know how I can fix this or what is going on?? I would really appreciate the help!!! 
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BEAUTY MASTER trucie / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / answered
A. You have to use some kinda powder to set the concealer. My favorite is the RCMA no color loose powder.  see post
Q. Can You Give Lipstick Suggestions?
Just went through my collection and disposed it of all expired lipsticks! Ready to try out new things. Any brand is welcome besides Lime Crime (allergic reactions)! ALSO, I haven't even on the BB in forever! HEY GUYS!!! Heres a photo as a skin tone reference point.
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Hi, Lilleexoxo!   I would recommend checking into Bite Beauty, their formulas are made with all food safe ingredients so if formulas can be hit or miss with your aller... see post
Q. Asking for a friend
Hi, my friend has been asking around for a good product to alleviate her dry lips, but I don't have that problem so I came here for help. She doesn't want an exfoliator because they just irritate her lips even more. Her lips are EXTREMELY dry to the point that the area around her lips is also dry and red.  
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HALL OF FAMER heartsmyface / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. hmmmmm, the fact that it's around her mouth tells me she either has lip lickers dermatitis, eczema or a vitamin b deficiency. i suggest she go on a vitamin b supplement... see post
Q. Best professional colorful eyeshadow palettes
Wha are the best color professional eyeshadow palettes?
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HALL OF FAMER txcatx / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Depends on what kind of colorful you're looking for, but Viseart has some beautiful and colorful professional palettes. Check out the Editorial Brights and Boheme colors... see post
Q. Has anyone heard when the Hourglass Girl Lip Stylo will be available? Thx!
HALL OF FAMER veronika23 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. @Titian06aw ok thanks! :) Sorry I did not see a date and probably because I saw them in Canada figured they just launched in both US and Canada... sometimes stuff just a... see post
Q. URGENT HAIR HELP!
I have been blonde for about 2 and a half years now-I'm sure a lot of you know the maintenance that comes with it. I recently decided to dye my hair back to it's natural state, an ashy brown. After the first dye job, my hair didn't take all the color so I went back and got it redone 3 days later. It's not been about 3 days since the dye job and I washed my hair this morning with color depositing shampoo, and IM GREEN!  My hair has this faint, green tint to it that is noticeable. I have read online that it's because I didn't have the right base...but I can't afford another dye job.    I just purchased the Tressa Watercolor shampoo that should deposit color (I used John Frieda this AM) and it say's it has red tones in it. The red should cancel out the green right? As a 16 year old in high school, the last thing I want is green tint to my brown hair.    What would you recommend? Use the Tressa and see what happens?
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HALL OF FAMER Asche / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Totally agree with @sabrinas and @lattegrl, any professional should know that your hair needs those red undertones back in it. If a salon messed this up, it is on them t... see post
Q. Acne fighting makeup
I am brand new to face makeup, ive been doing my eyes (eyeliner, mascara, primer) for years and am confident with that. I am looking to get into face makeu but I am very acne prone and i have oily skin. so i have been looking into acne fighting foundations and primers but my question is if i get an acne fighting primer do i need an acne fighting foundation?   I have also been looking at bb creams that are also acne fighting and along with that i was thinking of using just that on my face in the place of foundation since it is a lighter product. with that though would i need a primer underneath it? which brings me back to my first question again, if it would need to be acne fighting also
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HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Fighting acne should be taken care of with skincare. You can use acne fighting makeup, it's ok if it's not as long as it's right for your skin type and you are diligent ... see post
Q. Adelaide Kane-inspired cool, rose blush
Hi all! I am a big fan of Adelaide Kane (an actress from Reign, Teen Wolf, etc.). Recently, she uploaded pictures to Instagram from a photoshoot she had done with photographer Jordan Harvey. I fell in love with the soft color used on her cheeks and was hoping that the Sephora community might be able to make a recommendation on a blush that would dupe the blush used on Adelaide for the shoot.    I did a little digging and found that the exact blush used for the shoot was Au Naturale Cosmetics Organic Creme Blusher in Rose (a soft burgundy shade). Any recommendations for this little obsession of mine?       tags: blush, adelaide kane, rose, burgundy, au naturale, reign, cool, cool tone
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HALL OF FAMER AshleyYVR / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. @epeterson95 maybe NARS blush in Seduction or the Bite Beauty Multistick in Cerise?   NARS Seduction Bite Cerise   http://www.sephora.com/blush-P2855?skuId=... see post
Q. which colour eye shadow best suits green eyes?
i have green eyes and usually i just wear nude coloured eye shadows, but i kind of want to branch out a bit and get new eye shadow ! so i wanted to know opinions on what colour eye shadow compliments green eyes the most ! :')
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BEAUTY MASTER maddieb25 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / answered
A. I totally agree with skate08, orange is such an unexpected color that looks really good on green eyes. I love burnt orange shades like the ones found in some of Kat Von ... see post
Q. stye and beauty blender?
I have a stye and am wondering if microwaving my beauty blender would get rid of the germs? I've microwaved before no problem but will it truly disinfect? I can't use antibacterial soap because it would just break me out when I use the beauty blender. 
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HALL OF FAMER DiVWA / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. It seems like it would work. If you do microwave a wet sponge for two minutes, it kills germs. Not sure how long you should do the Beauty Blender, but make sure it's pre... see post
Q. Foundation
What is a good liquid foundation for combination skin, oily skin, that is light, and would cover up the redness of my skin? Looking for more coverage! I have only ever used powder as I have oily skin and didn't think that liquid would work for me but I want more coverage.
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BEAUTY PRO JillyBeanTX / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / answered
A. I am loving this Two Faced Born This Way Foundation.  I get red and ruddy.  Combination skin.  Prone to cystic acne.  LOVE this because I get great coverage and it doesn... see post
Q. Buxom customized palette return
I recently picked 6 singles to customize my Buxom palette. Unfortunately 3 out of 6 are duds, not showing up whatsoever. Is it possible for me to return only those 3 or do I have to return the whole palette? Thanks a lot!
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BEAUTY BOSS breyannaxo / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / answered
A. You don't have to exchange the whole palette! You can just return the 3 you don't like and pick another 3! see post
Q. Kat Von D Shade + Light Quad
I was thinking about getting the Rust quad for my blue eyes but I'm scared that the orange might be too bright and would be hard to wear every day. I already have the Too Faced Natural Matte palette... is it worth getting the Kat Von D quad?
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HALL OF FAMER snoflakefaerie / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. I only have it in Plum (thanks Secret Santa!), but I really like it and feel like I can make it go subtle or bold depending on my heaviness of hand. I have the Mi Vida L... see post
Q. Foundation recommendation
I was previously using sephora hydrating and smooth liquid foundation in R35. Since it is no longer available for purchase which other foundation is equivalent to it. Thanks in advance
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Q. Should I buy it?
I have heard good things about Cliniques Take Off the Day Cleansing Balm... I really want to purchase it but I want to hear what you guys think of it first!
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Get a sample at any Sephora or department store, they may have or will have a gwp too ;) see post
Q. Concealer
I was looking to buy the Nars creamy concealer but I'm not too sure which shade would fit my skin tone best. I would go to an actual Sephora store but its a bit far. Thanks for any help!
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HALL OF FAMER heartsmyface / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Your skintone looks fairly close to mine.  Based off this picture I would guess you're vanilla. see post
Q. Oily Skin
I used to have dry patches and oily skin, but I've switched to using Belif The True Cream Aqua Bomb, May Coop Raw Sauce, Son & Park Beauty Water, and I use St Ives Blemish Control Apricot Scrub as a cleanser. My skin has stopped being dry, but it's still oily. It's not as oily as it used to be but I really want to find a way or product(s) that would help my face not be so oily or shiny during the day. Also, I don't wear makeup. 
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Stop the apricot, it's too rough. A exfoliator should have smooth particles, that apricot crushes the seed for jagged edges; can lead to microtears  An exfoliator isn't ... see post
Q. Foundation Help
Hello ladies!      I am in desperate need of your help. I am on the hunt for a foundation (and/or concealer combo) that will not crease or break up on my face. Recently I've noticed that my old stand-by's tend to break up or crease heavily around my nose and eyes.       I've spent far more than I probably should have trying to find a combination of primers, foundations, powders etc to stop the issue. I've ensured that they're all match based (oil, water), tried some YouTube techniques, even bought new brushes because I thought my beauty blender wasn't hacking it anymore.      I'm fed up and swimming in a sea of foundations that don't seem to want to cooperate. Any ideas and suggestions would be great!     Thank You!
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BEAUTY MAVEN hilllllllllla / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / answered
A. Like @Eliza1214, I have also been on a foundation kick lately. Literally have been wearing a different one each day and setting/ baking the areas I tend to crease with L... see post
Q. flakey under eyes
My foundation/concealer has been flaking off under my eyes and leaving a spot without makeup which ruins my whole look, what can I do to stop this??
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MariekeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi @smarston17,   It sounds like your undereye area may be a little bit dry. If you like the concealer and foundation you're using, I'd recommend looking into an eye... see post
Q. Replacement for Dior Addict Lip Polish in Fresh Epert
A few years ago I bought my mother Dior Addict Lip Polish in Fresh Expert for Christmas and she loved it. She loved the color and the feel and everything about it. She asked me to get it again, but it appears to be discontinued. Is anyone familiar with this product and know of a good replacement product in a similar color? Thanks!
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Q. Kate Somerville Product Question
I've been maintaining my complexion with ProActiv which has done wonders for my skin.  Recently though, I will get flare ups and my face will still break out with stubborn acne that I can't get rid of for days or weeks using ProActiv and other spot treatments.  I was wondering which Kate Somerville product would be best for acne prone/oily skin: The Detox daily cleanser or the Eradikate mark foam-activated treatment?
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BEAUTY PRO Korenne07 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / answered
A. Anti Bac is my absolute holy grail. Whenever I repurchase it, I'm always amazed that it's just $42.. I would seriously still buy it at more than twice that much. It is a... see post
Q. BarePro and Itching?
I've been using BareMinerals BarePro powder foundation for a few weeks now. Unfortunately, it's itchy and makes my skin feel tight. I'm not sure if it's the combination of the products I'm using or the BarePro itself that's irritating my skin but I really love this foundation and want to make it work. Here's my morning make up/skin care routine. - Cleanse with FAB's pure cleanser (morning and night) - Tone with Jurlique's rosewater spray (morning and night) - Moisturize with L'Octaine light moisturizer (morning and night) - Prime with BareMineral's original primer - Buff on BarePro - Buff on BareMineral's original Mineral Veil - Finish with Urban Decay's chill setting spray   What do y'all think? Is it the foundation I'm using or the primer?   
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. There's enough reviews that BarePro is itchy - talc is the first ingredient which could be the culprit. To really narrow down the product that's actually causing it, you... see post
Q. Acne that wont go away
Does anyone know of any good products that can help get arid of stubborn acne?
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. It may not be acne, I would see a doctor first. OTC products are limited in strength and ingredients, there's more options if a prescription is needed. Also a doctor nav... see post
Q. Does the 10 hr wear perfection foundation give me a natural look?
I am looking for a new foundation and I found the 10 hr wear perfection foundation.I was wondering if it would give me a natural airbrushed look.
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Q. Ceramic vs Ionic?? Looking for a new hair dryer
Helloooo!! I am looking for a new hair dryer and I have a few questions and was wondering if anyone would be able to answer them. My first is the classic "ceramic or ionic" question. I have normal to thick wavy/curly hair that does take a bit more effort to blow dry smooth. I loooove volume and I read somewhere that ceramic is better for volume but I feel like ionic would be better for my hair type because it's curly. Additionally, I can imagine that I would be able to create the desired amount of volume with a little help from my plumping mousse and velcro rollers if I had an ionic dryer. I also keep seeing words like "tourmaline" "nano titanium" and "titanium", can someone please clarify what they mean exactly?? I have my eye on the Babyliss Pro Nano Titanium Portofino (info is right here if you are not familiar  http://www.babylissus.com/product.php?pcID=206_153 &product_id=132 ) but I was also wondering which hair dryers you guys like the best/would be good for my hair type! Thank you One last thing, does anyone know any good hairsetters?? Babyliss makes hot rollers and I am looking for a nice set of PRO hot rollers, but it seems like not that many brands carry them, if you happen to know of any hot rollers that would be lovely. Thank you!! xoxo
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Q. face makeup for wrinkly skin
My mom asked for a fluffy powder brush for Christmas and said that since she's getting older (late 40s) she can't just use the puff that comes with it anymore because it settles into lines so she needs a fluffy brush to blend it out. I was thinking about it and I think maybe she needs a primer instead (I'm going to get a brush anyways but I might also get her a primer). Are there primers that cater to her issue or is there a different solution?    side note: in terms of makeup she only uses a light layer of powder (I think it's l'oreal) and sometimes tinted lip balm, nothing else
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CaseyHunter / FRESH FACE / answered
A. if she likes powder and has sensitive or redness to her skin i highly reccomend IT cosmetics CC+ Veil. It's a finishing powder that is super light weight but can be made... see post
Q. Extremely Oily Skin
I have really oily skin and I am trying to find products to help balance it and also a foundation that is best for oily skin. I use Make Up Forever Mat Velvet + Mattifying foundation but I do not feel it is really doing much for me. Any Recommendations? 
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. What exact skincare products do you use? Something is disrupting the balance, possibly stripping the skin of oils. when the skin is dehydrated it produces more oil to tr... see post
Q. I've had Oily skin my whole life. Now I'm starting to have combo of oily and dry - HELP!!
I'm 21 years old and have had oily skin - no doubt in the world that my face is an oil slick. Within the last year I have noticed my skin starting to have dry areas as well as oil patches. I have no idea if this is how my skin has developed or I'm using products that are just making me dry. I have only had a handful on instances in which a product managed to make me dry.   Any suggestions on what skin care/ makeup i can use? I'm almost hesitant to completely change into combo products because I'm worried that this is just a weird time for me
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BEAUTY BOSS colormepinkenblu / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / answered
A. I was oily/combo until I hit my mid 20's and now I'm straight up oily. (That sounds weird lol.) My routine stayed pretty consistent so I know it wasn't products causing ... see post
Q. Perfect Glow Makeup
How to get a perfect glow makeup? What products do you need? Please lists me some products for this makeup look ( not that expensive ). I would like to try a new makeup look, i want to look tan and have this good highlight/glow.
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HALL OF FAMER jesscheems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. If you want to look tan and have a glow, a nice luminous bronzer would probably work for you!   Shimmery blushes overtop other blushes or highlight on the highest poin... see post
Q. Recommendations for Products for Postpartum Hair Regrowth/Strengthening
Hello everyone! I am ten months postpartum and in need of product recommendations to encourage my very long, fine hair to grow back. It started falling out like crazy after my little guy was born (as it does to everyone who's had a baby). I wear it in a ponytail/messy bun most days, but on occasion I'll straighten it or style it in a donut bun, and all I can focus on are the little devil horns all around my face from new growth. It's lost a lot of body, and while I don't usually go for "lift"-style volume, I do miss the little that I did have. Does anyone have a product that they love? I don't wash my hair every day (usually 2-3x a week) and haven't for a long time (except when the munchkin was a very newborn and I needed to feel a little bit human!). It does tangle fairly easily, and I'm a little embarrassed to admit that I actually don't brush it very often, either. Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER Asche / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. @jraemiller Actually a lot of what you're doing already is good for achieving a healthy head of hair (such as not washing or brushing it very often, wearing it up in a b... see post