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Makeup
I've been using the pencil for the longest time, but got to try out a sample of the brow powder duo today and absolutely loved it. It seems easier to apply, and looks more natural (to me). For those of you who've used both of these, how do they compare to you? Is the staying power of the powder duo long enough (or longer than the pencil?)? 
Face
  So I am always on the hunt for that "Miracle in a Bottle" I went into Sephora to try a new foundation that I have not worn yet. (Which I have worn a lot) I am 42 with acne/oily skin. I find a powder foundation works best, but love the way liquid looks instead. I was matched to #33 in the 8hr mattifying compact in the Sephora line. It looked good when she applied my makeup. Just wondering why there is not much talk about this one. I have the MUFE Duo and I would compare it to that. (or when wearing it I won't?) I have yet to wear it, just curious if anyone that has used this likes or dislikes it. Also wear MUFE HD (stinks for oily skin, and yes I cleanse with my Clarisonic, use the Ole henriksen line and always use a primer, currently the oily free one from Smashbox) also use MUFE Duo compact. Never tried the mat velvet, don't know why. Aveda, and BM (matte formula) Also SA applied with brush, I have been using my BM Kabuki brush, shall I apply differently??
Ask The Experts
The invitation states All Stores, however I can't RSVP to the only store in my province because it states 0 stores in NS, therefore I can't add any locations to the RSVP. What is going on?
Ask The Experts
So, I've tried literally every single foundation, bb, cc, and tinted moisturizer that Sephora carries that fits my requirements (moisturizing, non-chemical SPF, doesn't settle into my huge pores or flaky spots, non-sticky, medium coverage) and not a single one has worked. I finally tried the Clinique Even Better foundation, however what appears to be the lightest shade (linen) is still one shade too dark for my ultra-pale skin. I really love this foundation, and I'd like to use it. Anybody have any ideas how I could make this foundation work for me? 
Ask The Experts
If I already have nice thick brows and they're mostly already dark as it is.. Which would you perfer I would get.. The Anastasia Brow wiz or the Anastasia dipbrow? I want my eyebrows to be more defined and there are some spars areas..
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Sephora Show & Tell
Happy National Lipstick Day, BT! In honor of this very special day (we take makeup holidays very seriously around these parts), I grabbed some luxe lip looks from The Beauty Board to give us a little lipspiration.   What lippie are you wearing today, BeautyTalkers? Show and Tell!     Btw, have you check out The Beauty Board yet? We've got some seriously talented folks posting (and some BTers too!).   But I warn you, it's a serious beauty wonderland over there. Don't blame me if you fall down the rabbit hole and don't come out for hours!  
Face
Just purchased sephora's 10 hr foundation and mattifying compact in light 23. Which color do i need to purchase the sephora 10hr fix and correct concealer?
Antiaging
I just turned 22, and am starting to get a little worried about my skin aging over the next few years. I really only use: face wash/toner/occasional treatment with benzoyl peroxide (which my skin responds wonderfully to), laura mercier face polish exfoliator, spf during the day, clinique dramatically different moisturizing gel moisturizer, and occasionally an eye cream.   My skin is pretty normal, but it can be sensitive. I need a good eye cream (my problems are dark circles, and some fine lines), and a good serum that will combat early signs of aging and might as well help correct the tone of my skin too. 
Ask The Experts
I am at a point where I have tried everything to try and control the oil on my nose and t-zone area and nothing has worked so far. I have tried skin care products such as origins zero oil, shisheido, MAC, and Christian Dior. I have also tried mattifiers from MAC, Peter Thomas Roth, Becca, Murad, Boscia, cover FX, and mineral veil. A few products help for about an hour or two but I'm oily again after about 2 hours. Any suggestions on something that I can try?
Beauty Confessions
What's the most expensive product you've ever loved whose price made you wish your arms never had access to your credit card?    It's La Mer for me. Soooo pricey and soooo effective. 
Ask The Experts
I'm looking to smooth out those ever present little bumps on my face. Is there anything that you would recommend?  I'm also looking for glycolic solutions for chemical exfoliation. 
Ask The Experts
So I am always on the hunt for that "Miracle in a Bottle"  I went into Sephora to try a new foundation that I have not worn yet. (Which I have worn a lot) I am 42 with acne/oily skin.  I find a powder foundation works best, but love the way liquid looks instead.  I was matched to #33 in the 8hr mattifying compact in the Sephora line.  It looked good when she applied my makeup.  Just wondering why there is not much talk about this one.  I have the MUFE Duo and I would compare it to that. (or when wearing it I won't?)  I have yet to wear it, just curious if anyone that has used this likes or dislikes it. Also wear MUFE HD (stinks for oily skin, and yes I cleanse with my Clarisonic, use the Ole henriksen line and always use a primer, currently the oily free one from Smashbox) also use MUFE Duo compact. Never tried the mat velvet, don't know why. Aveda, and BM (matte formula) Also SA applied with brush, I have been using my BM Kabuki brush, shall I apply differently??
Ask The Experts
I'll admit that even though I've been into makeup for a pretty long time, I never really payed too much attention to my skin. But, now I'm trying to change that and I don't even know where to start! I've just run out of my cheap drugstore facial cleanser, so I figure it's time I actually put some effort into this.   I think my face would be considered combination. It gets both oily and dry...sometimes it looks like dry skin with oil ON TOP of it, ugh. (But, I've been using Ceramidin, which seems to be taking care of that pretty well.) I very rarely get acne and I don't really have any blemishes other than a kind of uneven skintone. And my skin doesn't seem to be very sensitive.   So, I'm looking for a daily cleanser for combination skin, doesn't need any special acne treatment, and doesn't necessarily have to be for sensitive skin.   Any suggestions? :3
Ask The Experts
Hi everyone! I would love some advice on my morning makeup routine! I have combination skin, usually gets a little too oily if I'm wearing too much makeup or in the heat of course, and occasionally a few tiny dry patches around my chin. I have sensitive and acne prone skill as well, so looking for a foundation to cover a few tiny bumps up and some other acne scars. I've been using the Ole Henriksen vitamin C truth serum in the mornings, followed by a Vichy water based oil free moisturizer (which I'm looking to replace!) I use the Ole Henriksen Sheer Transformation moisturizer at night, the lady at sephora told me it wasn't moistuirzing enough for the morning ?Then I have just been using a concealer where needed, and finishing it with the Sephora foundation face powder. I was using the NARS TM in the past and without a moisturizer on before my face gets dry, but with one one I found that I would feel too oily! I have also used Laura Mercier TM in the past and am considering switching back if it is not as oily. Does anyone had advice on how I should be using it, and if these products would all be okay to use together? Thank you!!!
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Makeup
Maaaannnn. Whenever I look around on here, everyone has these awesome eyebrows. Very neat/tidy and that awesome high arch.   My eyebrows are a mess. I used to get a anastasia wax brow treatment every month or so but I moved to Canada and I can't seem to find that same treatment anywhere. Right now I'm just pluckin' at them myself but obviously I suck at it.   What products do you guys use and how? Gel? Pencils? Powder?! I want tidy eyebrows!   Here are my eyebrows. Daaaaaamn.
Makeup
Is Kat Von D being discontinued? I see a lot of sale item that are making me nervous. 
Lips
Was almost ready to pay CRAZY Ebay prices and did a a quick google search and was able to see Ulta still had them as Sephora and Tarte have been sold out of them for a long time!! Just in case anyone didn't know like me!!
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Eyes
Hello, looking for a backup to my KVD Mi Vida Loca palette. How does Marc Jacobs the Siren compare? Are you able to lightly tap and get alot of pigmentation? I know Siren isn't as bright which is a plus for me, just don't know when a NIB Mi Vida Loca is going to come up again on Ebay and I really like to have a back up to her palettes. Should of bought Mi Vida Loca when it went onsale here a long time ago...ugh...*kicks self* 
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Sephora.com
Didn't see this posted, so I'm sorry if this was already made known! But there are some KVD palettes and lipsticks in the sale section! Go grab them!
Beauty Insider
Good morning my dolls! Gosh, the fact that it has been about three months since ive talked to y'all makes me so sad  I will be on more often though so Yay!, Sadly many of my beauty sisters have moved onto another website which just my opinion, is not as fun as it is here. There are many new faces, and im excited to get to know y'all by talking about makeup, health, daily activities and whatever is on your minds! Just to introduce myself to those who I have not met, my user is londonlover101 (old username from 4 years ago) And my name is Skye <3   Anyway to get to the point of the other topic, my birthday is in three days, YAY!!!!  Im going to go to the mall with one of my best friends and we are going to shop to our hearts content, although in case you dont know me I am one savvy gal. On the hunt for B-day freebies, good sales/bargains and other coupons. I have signed up for everything, literally EVERYTHING, and have found a few deals that peaked my interest   Starbucks:  Enjoy a free handcrafted beverage of your choice on your birthday with your starbucks reward card or mobile app. (Not yet found a way to print out the reward card, and the mobile app is out for me since my phone broke)   Aveda:   Okay my little sugarsnaps, when I stumbled across this offer I was freaking out (In a good way) I had just remembered that there was an Aveda in my mall (Thank gosh we live in Florida, we have the 5 or 10th biggest mall in the world, I think) So I just did a little research, not expecting to find much considering many other companies only offered lame 20% off coupons and " If you spend 50$ you receive two ounces of shampoo!" How exciting! Not. So On the Aveda Birthday program signup apparently when you sign up with your email, address, and birthday you are sent a postcard for a coupon for a customized pure-fume or shampoo. So far I believe you do not need to purchase anything to receive this offer. If I have to spend 25$ to get this, I will just give the coupon to someone else considering I don't even go in there often. But one little problem, I singed up only a few days ago and the postcard is supposed to be mailed 28 days within your birthday,so I will probably talk to a representative and ask for an email instead.   Sephora:    When signed up with the beauty insider program you are able to receive a free gift (already chosen, this year I really dont like it, the makeup for ever one) Within 28 days before or after your birthday which I really like.   Ulta:  Still need to figure this one out but ad far as  I now its a full-size calvin klein one mascara (worth 18$) no purchase required.   Journeys:  Sign up for the birthday club (they also have a kids birthday club for the younger ones) and you will recieve a coupon for 15% off your next purchase. BUT you have to wait 6-8 weeks to recieve your birthday card, AGH!! (just signed up moments ago, when I found it)   This is all I can find for now but I wil post updates, post your findings and I would love to hear about you too, lets get to know each other dolls!   Wild and love, Skye <3      
Eyes
     I am soo excited, you guys!      I've been on the hunt for the perfect under-eye concealer that will cover and brighten, without creasing, emphasizing my fine lines or looking cakey. I tried Nars Creamy Radiant concealer in color Chantilly, as well as MUFE Full Cover concealer in color Pink Porcelain.      These products were OK, but now I have officially found my HG under-eye concealer: Dior Skinflash Radiance Booster Pen in color Candlelight! I was hesitant to use this as a concealer but this really met all my needs and it literally looks like I have nothing on! It doesn't accumulate into my fine lines by the end of the day or look cakey ever. It looks almost sheer but it really brightens my under eyes and completely covers any darkness. Totally worth the money.   This is my first official HG product, what's yours?
Ask The Experts
Hey guys, could someone tell me how the Beauty Studio make-overs go?   Like, once you are there do you tell them what products to use or they just sit you down and use the products they think are best? Also, BIG QUESTION, do you show up with a clean face (no makeup)? I don't feel too comfortable walking around the mall bare-faced until I am able to make my way through the food court and into the Sephora store. Can make-up simply be removed at the store instead? I have never used this service and am completely clueless as to how it goes (besides making the online appointment). Help?
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Eyes
I just came back from Asia (business, not fun) and saw that a lot of people there are using something called circle lenses. They're contact lenses that make your eye's iris look bigger. Have you guys ever heard of this here in the US? I'm just curious...   (and, honestly, I have no clue in which board to post this... going with eye makeup as it's sounds like the closest)
Makeup
Is anyone interested in starting a new box, or know of a current thread with open spots? I've been wanting to get in on one of these ^_^
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Ask The Experts
I am looking for a new fall lipstick. I am trying to decide between Venom and Shame from the UD Revolution line. I already own Buxom's Menace, so I'd like a color that isn't too similar to that lipstick. I am light with pink undertones.
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Hauls
With the Rouge Event just around the corner, and money to be spent, heres my list!   My current  (it could grow) wishlist :   With so many holding off on purchasing, and the 4x point reward, I'd love to see what people have their eye on or what they plan on hauling at the event!    So....Whats on your list?!
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Makeup
  I don't know if any of you ladies know about this but Sonia Kashuk just came out with a LE 15 piece brush set in celebration of their 15th anniversary. I just picked up the last one in my town today during my lunch break. I personally think this is a steal. It is $40 at Target.   If you can find it, I suggest to get it right there and then because this set is sold out almost everywhere and each Target in the US and Canada each get 2 sets. Go on to Target's website and use the "find in a Target store" and click on "pick up in store" if it shows up to reserve it. Sonia Kashuk is trying to keep it in stock but it keeps selling out. This set will be available until October according to their customer service line.     If anyone wants to know how they perform, let me know and I will do a small review here on BT. 
Dry
I am looking for a skin care line that is easy and resolves issues with my very, very dry skin.  I am 66 years old and want something that is easy and does not take long to apply and use successfully.  Could you please give me some ideas?  While cost is not extremely important, I would like a product that is reasonable, not extravagant in the snout of money it takes to maintain the routine.  Please advise. 
Face
So I've always used their matte loose foundation and while I love it I'm looking for something less "cakey" now with more of a beautiful sheer finish for my daily look.   I've tried their new Skin Brightening Liquid Foundation and it just makes me look old since it settles into my lines and pores. I wish that one worked out because the brightening concept was pretty awesome  : (   I see they have this "Ready" foundation? What are your thoughts on this foundation? Seems like it has good reviews but how does it compare to their loose foundations? Would you use the loose mineral veil with it or the matching Ready Veil?
Ask The Experts
We are going to Barcelona and Paris and Provence. Don't want to be loaded down with product. Dry/krepey eyes, 58 years old. What should I bring? I use everything- cleanser, serum, moisture with spf, light powder, concealer, liner, shadow, mascara, lipstick/gloss. Any eye shadow that's powder doesn't seem to work. Love the smaller, all in one kits yet they mostly feather pearly, sparkle shades that don't work. Fair skin, green eyes. HELP!