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Q. What is the best concealer to cover up redness from rosacea?
I have a lot of redness on my face from rosacea. It's embarrassing! What is the best concealer out there to hide redness? Right now I'm using Benefit Fake Up but it just isn't doing the trick.
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BEAUTY BOSS nikki25gee / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / answered
A. I like the MUFE green correcting concealer to neutralize the redness, then I would apply foundation over that. If your redness still shows or you want extra coverage on ... see post
Q. Sensitive Skin
I have very sensitive skin that's often prone to redness and acne. However, I just started trying out makeup and I want to figure out what's best for my skin while being able to experiment with different styles and colors. However, I don't like products/brands that contain harsh chemicals (i.e. parabens or phthalates) or test on animals. With that in mind, do any of you have recommendations for these items:     Makeup Remover Wipes/Brush Cleaners Eyeshadow/Face Palettes (in neutral, soft, vivid/bold colors and/or a combo of any of these) Single Eyeshadows/Blushes/Highlighters/Bronzers Colorless Lip Balm  Mascara Eyeliner Lipstick/Gloss/Stain/Colored Lip Balm   Thank you!        
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Wipes don't use. They can actually be rough...I've been burned by them, but do i have very hypersensitive skin. Oil will remove makeup, most cleansers do to..depends on ... see post
Q. Non-toxic / Natural Line
Can someone recommend a good nontoxic / natural cosmetic line that performs well? Thanks!  Spoiler (Highlight to read)      
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BEAUTY BOSS JoannaMC / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / answered
A. I would suggest Tarte, Josie Maran and BareMinerals. :) see post
Q. NARS concealer help!
I use the NARS tinted moisturizer in Groenland and I am wanting to purchase the concealer for under eye area brightening. I am leaning towards custard- would this be a right match? 
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi queencharlotte,   Yes, Custard, would be perfect as an undereye concealer! It's about 2 shades lighter than Groenland and will really brighten your overall comple... see post
Q. Skincare Subscription Boxes
Does anyone know of any skincare-only subscription boxes? I just cancelled my Birchbox subscription, since the points system was really the only reason I was sticking around, so I'm looking for a replacement. I'm pretty picky with makeup, but still new to the world of skincare, so it'd be nice to find a subscription box with only skincare items (not mask-only boxes, though).   I have looked into some of the Korean skincare boxes, Miss Tutii and MishiBox in particular, but I'm a little wary of the quality of some of the cheaper Korean brands that are often in those boxes and I am very uncomfortable at the prospect of getting skin-whitening products. I also have gotten the impression that a lot of Korean skincare products are for oily skin, and since I have very dry skin, I would have to have a box that is customized for dry skin.   I would love to hear from subscribers about their experiences with different boxes!
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Have you looked at the review blog my subscription addiction? see post
Q. Looking for a good anti aging wrinkle lift tightning cream/gel/serum anything which is effective for my mother she is 57 ! Any suggestions
BEAUTY SAVANT Lickety / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / answered
A. I'm a bit younger than your mom and I use either vaseline petroleum jelly or coconut oil which is really healthy to use.  I have no wrinkles and I barely touch water bec... see post
Q. hair previously dyed red
Hi! So I previously dyed my hair auburn for about 4 months, then burgundy for another 3, until it faded. I then cut my hair shorter (it had been long) and decided burgundy did not look as good anymore, and wanted to go back to brown/my natural color. The brown looked nice, however, the red was still present. Is there anyway to remove the red? 
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HALL OF FAMER Asche / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. What shade of brown were your wanting to dye your hair? If it is dark brown you might be able to dye right over top of the red.   Colour oops is a popular colour remov... see post
Q. Concealer for Oily Type Skin
I recently purchased the NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Custard because of all the rave it gets online and with my friends. Unfortunately, this left my skin super dry and patchy at the end of the day wherever I placed the concealer. I wash my face every night with Philosophy's Purity Made Simple cleanser. I moisturize every night with Ole Henriksen Invigorating Night Treatment, and follow up every morning with another face wash then treating my skin with Ole's Truth Serum and Clinique's Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel. All in all, my skin is NOT dry whatsoever and since I started really taking care of my skin it doesn't get as oily throughout the day as it used to.    I used Clinique's Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer in Alabaster but it was leaving my skin just as patchy as NARS did, only it happened just an hour or so after applying while the NARS concealer lasted a few hours more without looking patchy. I've gone through the online store to see if I could find anything with awesome reviews, but I'd like to get a better idea from you guys. If it helps with anything, I listed down below what I use for my make up routine (and my skin doesn't get patchy whatsoever).    Face Primer: Hour Glass Veil Mineral Primer Foundation: Benefit Cosmetics 'Hello Flawless!' Oxygen Wow Liquid Foundation in the color Honey Setting Powder: Laura Mercier  Contour: Benefit Cosmetics HOOLA Matte Bronzer Highlight: BECCA x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Pop Setting Spray: Urban Decay De-Slick Oil-Control
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi frannnxox,   Have you tried NARS' regular concealer? It comes in a stick and I absolutely love it! If you already know you're a match in Custard, you can try it o... see post
Q. long lasting makeup
Smudge proof waterproof makeup for athletes? How to make makeup last all day?
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BEAUTY SAVANT natalia15 / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / answered
A. Tarte Amazonian Clay Waterproof Bronzer MUFE Waterproof Eyeliner Benefit They're Real Mascara Stila Stay All Day Liquid Liner KVD Liquid Lipstick Lancome 24 hour fo... see post
Q. Buying a gift
hello, well i'm completely new to this, I am trying to buy some products for a friend but i dont know what tones to get, let alone what product to get. The person im buying for is Asian and has fair skin.   Any advice is appreciated!!!!!
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi JamesCraw,   Have you checked out our Gift section? You can narrow your search down by price and category (on the left):   http://www.sephora.com/gifts   ... see post
Q. Highlight
I'm looking for a highlighter that'll make me look like the inside of a seashell. Any suggestions? 
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BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR Tofu / BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR / answered
A. If you're looking for something opalescent, you might like KVD Thunderstruck as a highlighter. It has a mix of golden and pink tones depending on how you turn in the lig... see post
Q. Product to make dry, thick hair curly?
My hair is very thick, medium length, and has been color treated many times. I live in Nevada, and as a result, if I let my hair air dry, it is dry as straw and fluffy, no matter what leave-in conditioner I use. But when I go to humid places like San Francisco or New Orleans, suddenly my hair has perfect curls like I used a waving wand. Is there a product I can use to get this effect at home?   This is my hair in Nevada, on a good day:                      And this is my San Francisco hair   I'm fairly young, if that helps anyone answer this question. Thank you!
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. What exact products are you using now? They may be causing the dryness. Also NO hot water, it dries everything out.   I don't color my hair, but it's thick, curly and ... see post
Q. Scented Body Lotion/Foot Cream
I'm looking for an affordable scented body lotion and/or foot cream to use after showering. I don't have particularly dry legs or feet, so I don't need anything heavy duty, but I really would like something that smells nice! Currently I'm using The Body Shop's Body Butter (strawberry), but it's too expensive to keep buying it, so I'm looking for alternatives. Something that absorbs fast would also be nice, but is not mandatory. Thanks!
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BEAUTY WHIZ knharde / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / answered
A. My favorite lotions and creams probably won't help your budget,lol, but I am a long-time fan of L'Occitane's Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Lotion.I think it costs about $3... see post
Q. Drunk Elephant Glycolic v. Sunday Riley Good Genes
I was wondering what people's thoughts on these two are.   I've tried the DE glycolic serum and liked it (sample), but then I tried a foil sample of it a month later and it did not do anything, and rather seemed to add to my whiteheads. I also tried the Good Genes as a sample, but it did not seem to do anything for me. I'm thinking that maybe I am not having much success with these products because I got them in a sample jar where the ingredients would have been exposed to the air for a while.   That said, has anybody really tried both and have a firm opinion on which one they prefer? I have combination/oily (in the center of my face) skin, and it is NOT that sensitive. 
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BEAUTY BRAINIAC mojitomosquito / BEAUTY BRAINIAC BEAUTY BRAINIAC / answered
A. I have a bottle of the DE, have used it since early spring, and it hasn't done anything for me if I'm honest.  I couldn't  tell a difference either when I stopped using ... see post
Q. Moisturizer with SPF for oily skin...
I have oily/sensitive/acne prone skin and have been looking for a good moisturizer with SPF that won't irritate my skin. I recently tried Philosophy Renewed Hope with SPF 25 (only because I use the night cream and its amazing) but the SPF version is horrible for oily skin. What are the ones that work best for you?
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Cait489,   I have oily skin as well! I like to use Murad's Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++. This is a very lightweight moisturizer and it also absorbs oil, so y... see post
Q. Availability of Peter Thomas Roth Gentle Complexion Correction Pads
Hello,   I've been using the Peter Thomas Roth Gentle Complexion Corrections Pads for quite some time now. I noticed a month or two ago that they were out of stock, and now the website states that they cannot be shipped to the US.    I was wondering why is this item no longer available for purchase here? and will it be again? I also noticed that Sephora stores no longer carry this product.   I have had great results using the pads, and I would preferably like to continue using them as well as purchasing them through Sephora.    Otherwise, what other products would you recommend that are similar?   Greatly appreciate your response.   Thanks
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi pilsener,   I was able to reach out to PTR directly about this and they notified me that the gentle pads have been discontinued because they found more clients pr... see post
Q. Shade Match
What would my shade be in the Makeup Forever Ultra HD Stick/Liquid foundation be if in the Too Faced Born This Way Foundation I'm in the shade Warm Beige?
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Q. Looking for some Fragrance Sample Postcards
Hello ladies I'm currently writing my Master's thesis about communication, and I'm really looking for pictures of some Fragrance Sample Postcards that I can use as some examples on how to use scent in commercials. I've tried finding pictures online without any luck on getting a good picture of both sides of the postcard(s). Is it possible that any of you have some of these postcards with a sample, and that can take some (good) pictures of it/them? Both front page and the back page ?   Thanks in advance. - Maibrit
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Q. what type of makeup should be used on neck/chest to make skin tone look even?
In the summer my face tends to tan better than my chest and im not sure what type of makeup i should use on my chest to match my face. Its hard because i have freckles so i never use any face makeup (only stuff for my eyes/lips). 
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Q. Make Up Forever
What color lipliners should I use with Make Up Forever Rouge Artist Intense lipstick in #23 and #28...thank you.
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Stella.  For #23 I would use Aqua Lip Nude Beige 1C and for #28 I would use Aqua Lip Rosewood 2C. http://www.sephora.com/aqua-lip-waterproof-li... see post
Q. Has anyone ever won the $250 gift card from the survey?
Whenever I purchase something from a Sephora store, they always say to do the survey because you could win a gift card, and I've always wondered if anyone's actually won. So has anyone actually won?
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BEAUTY WHIZ muttmutti / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / answered
A. I've entered many times but never won :( see post
Q. Everyday Cleansers
Which everyday facial cleanser can someone recommend for me? My skin is normal/combo and I need something that will help keep my pores clean as well as deal with whiteheads on the side of my face from my eye to a little past my cheekbones closer to my ears than the center of my face. I already have an exfoliant but I can't use that everyday.
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi @nicolekots,   I love Kate Sommerville's ExfoliKate® Cleanser Daily Foaming Wash. This is great as a daily cleanser. Every time I use it, my skin feels completel... see post
Q. Skincare Order?
I have dry skin and I was wondering what order y'all do your skincare in at night or in the morning and maybe what products you use to help with the dryness. Also, how long should I wait to put on makeup after my skincare routine?
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Cleanser Toner Essence Serum Oil Moisturizer/eye cream Oil Spf Oil definitely depends on the type, some are thicker than others so they seal in moisturizer and ... see post
Q. My lipstick won't stick to the inside of my lips
My lipstick won't apply towards the center of my lips. Even when my mouth is closed you can see a definite division between where my lipstick applied and where it hasn't. It is a matte lipstick by Nars in Shanghai Express (red). Do you know a good primer that will solve this issue ot any other suggestions?
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Laura2121 / FRESH FACE / answered
A. I have this same problem which can really get annoying because I love wearing bright red lipstick, I have found that putting a lip crayon of the same colour on before my... see post
Q. Vegan nail polish?
I was wondering if anyone knows any vegan nail polish brands? Both essie and OPI have told me that their polishes are "cruelty-free", but not if they're vegan.
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HALL OF FAMER tenngal / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. No-Miss and Peacekeeper Vegan Nail Polish are two brands that are vegan.  OPI is not vegan.  There is a website by Vegan Essentials that lists vegan makeup of all sorts,... see post
Q. SK II Cellumination
SK II's Cellumination line has been discontinued and pulled from the US market. Sephora still carries the cream and lotion from that line which I believe is existing stock waiting to be sold.  But the cellumination Aura Essence is gone, even from department stores. The asian market has it's replacement of with the Genoptics line. Anyone have any ideas when and if Sephora will add Genoptics to their SK II offering?
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GSHarrison / FRESH FACE / answered
A. I have contacted both Sephora and SK-II customer service and NO ONE has any answer.  The SK-II customer service is a third party with very little knowledge about the pro... see post
Q. i want to get an edgy look for brown eyes
i  want to make my brown eyes really pop. any color ideas in terms of eyeliner or eyeshadow
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HALL OF FAMER tenngal / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. To make your brown eyes really pop, wear an eyeshadow that’s the opposite of your eye shade on the color spectrum.  Brown eyes are more flattered lined with a brown line... see post
Q. best eye shadow for light complexion with blue eyes and dark brown hair
i have very light skin (the lightest of ivory), blue eyes, and dark brown hair. most brown eye shadows look too overwhelming on my complexion. besides pinks and purples, what would be a good eye shadow color?
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HALL OF FAMER katie1724 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. I have the same coloring (very fair, light blue eyes, dark hair) -- and I have to say that browns are definitely best at making blue eyes really stand out! I'm not sure ... see post
Q. dry skin and large pores
I want to use something natural. I have dry skin with enlarged pores. Is there something to help the dry skin AND help reduce the size/appearance of pores?
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BEAUTY MAVEN jenn90xo / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / answered
A. I have really visible pores and always felt self conscious about it. i found most companies and products didn't really do much for it, and i have combo skin. so very oil... see post
Q. I need some advice on a new skin care regimen!
Hey guys, so I'm 27 with fair, sensitive, acne prone skin especially hormonal acne. I   am thinking of changing up my skin care routine, BUT I have been using Origins plantscription am with SPF 25 and the night a mins cream at night (both creams are oil free too) for probably 2-3 years now. I just feel like maybe I need something new for my skin, I have been looking at Lancome and some other products, but I just dont know what to go with? obviously I would like a day cream that has SPF in it and im all about anti-aging products it is never too early to start for that. So I need some advice what are the best products to maybe try out that are reasonable or maybe just keep my routine the way it is? 
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HALL OF FAMER alexasteph / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. You said you just feel like you need something new for your skin, but why? The reason why you're interested in changing up your routine can help us with product suggesti... see post