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Eyes
Hello everyone I need help finding the perfect Eyeshadow Palette for my older sister who is finally getting into makeup (yay). She's in her early 30s, medium complexion, brown hair/eyes, and loves shimmer/glitter <3 Any help will be gladly appreciated she has Naked 2. TIA 
Ask The Experts
Hello beauties,   For my birthday, my husband surprised me with a gift certificate to a spa for a facial.  I had never been to a spa, nor have I ever had a facial--so I was both excited and a little nervous because I didn't know what to expect.  It turned out to be a positive experience for me, and I thoroughly enjoyed it.    My esthetician was wonderful, and she provided some tips on what I could do to help heal my acne scars.  I have a couple small ice pick scars on my cheeks, but I have several hyperpigmentation scars--once again, on my cheeks.  I'd like to think I do a good job of covering my acne scars every day, but when the makeup comes off, I feel self-conscious about my face.  I've converted to natural, chemical-free skincare products, such as: Trader Joe's, MyChelle, Derma E, and Mad Hippie.  Unfortunately, I suffered from severe acne in my teenage years but couldn't afford to see a dermatologist, so I researched and discovered that drinking water and changing my diet could make a difference in my complexion (and it did)--but I was left with scars.  The esthetician did not recommend facial scrubs, as she said they would be too abrasive for my skin type--but she said I'd greatly benefit from a peel that contains lactic acid, salicylic acid, or glycolic acid.  I currently use Derma E peel twice a week which I love, but it contains alpha hydroxy acid.    I am asking for recommendations on a peel that contains lactic acid, salicylic acid, or glycolic acid.  I would like to get rid of these acne scars once and for all, and I know I've come to the right place for expert advice. Thank you so much in advance!   Love & blessings, Daskala
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Beauty Insider
Hi Beauty Lovers,   Happy Spring! With a change of season comes NEW makeup looks (our fave part)! What is your easy go-to spring makeup this year?   We are loving soft cheeks, a bold brow, shiny lips & a bright pop of shadow! Plus with our products you can get ready in 5 minutes..flat! They are that easy to use.   The beautiful Nkenge is wearing:   Shadow Crayon in Aspen Pine: http://www.sephora.com/color-smudge-shadow-crayon- P416378?keyword=TR%C3%A8STIQUE%20Color%20%26%20Smu ...   Lip Crayon BB Balm in Florence Fig & Rose: http://www.sephora.com/matte-color-shiny-balm-lip- crayon-P416380?keyword=TR%C3%A8STIQUE%20Matte%20Co ...   Brow Pencil in Espresso: http://www.sephora.com/define-sculpt-set-brow-penc il-P416373?skuId=1901396&icid2=trestique_lp_fromth ...   So leave more time in your day for smelling those newly bloomed flowers!   xx,   trèTeam            
Acne
Hey gang,   I've been using Too Faced Primed & Poreless Pressed Powder, and while I like it, I don't LOVE it. I also have an issue with how cheaply made the compact and applicator are so now that I'm out again, I thought I'd switch. Any recommendations on another primer? I'd prefer a powder, but I'm not married to it. My skin is really dry so I always have to take that into account too.    Thanks!
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HI, since day 1 of using makeup, i've always had an issue with cakeyness, where u can see my dry skin and all my pores/redness. I am currently using the NARS all day luminous weightless foundation, underneath I prime with makeup forever step 1 primer in green because i have rosacea so my skin is red and blochy, i use a drugstore contour which has never been an issue, and i use the nicole glow glow kit which as well, is not the problem. I finish it off with the urban decay cooling setting spray. I use two beauty blenders, one regular one and one edged one for my concealer (concealer is the sephora branded concealer in the lightest shade). I ALWAYS cover my face in a layer of coconut oil and exfoliate with a st ives apricot scrub. what am i doing wrong? I only apply one layer of foundation. Is there a product someone in my case recommends? LIke any moisterizer or anything. People comment on how cakey my makeup is. I know it's my shade for the foundation so it isnt that. Thank you.
Dry
Hello all! I have very dry skin, and I am at a loss when it comes to fixing the situation. I use Clinique's 7 day scrub every few days, and CeraVe hydrating facial cleanser when I am not using the scrub. I go in with Peter Thomas Roth's water drench cloud serum and for moisturizer I use Neutrogena hydro boost or First aid beauty face cream. When I am not wearing foundation, you can't see the flakes as much obviously but my face doesn't feel smooth... But when I am wearing foundation the dry patches are SO bad mostly on my forehead but pretty much every where. I really don't know how to get this under control. I use IT cosmetics your skin but better cc+ cream.. and so far it has been the least drying.. But since it is so thick and almost oily feeling I would need to set it.. Which I can not go near powder or it makes the situation 10x worse.   Any suggestions for exfoliators, moisturizers, serums or even foundations?
Face
I have been seeing tons of makeup artists using pressed powder foundations to set their liquid foundations.  Besides adding a little bit of more coverage, why do they do this?  I have always used the Laura Mercier translucent setting powder to set my Chanel Perfection Lumiere foundation.  Both help my oily skin stay matte all day long.  I am very curious to try a good pressed setting powder that is not translucent, any suggestions?
Face
I am currently shopping around and looking for suggestions for another full coverage (obviously will settle on medium to buildable full) pressed powder foundation to set my makeup.  Currently I'm using both Kat Von D Lock It and Too Faced Cocoa Powder Foundation however I don't like that sometimes KVD will oxidize and sometimes the Too Faced doesn't last all day.  I've tried Tarte's Amazonian Clay, Clinique's Sheer Powder, Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk, and NARS All Day Luminous.  I have combination skin but don't have an issue with oil breaking through my makeup.  I've been to three Sephora's and they just recommend ones I've already tried and at one store they told me they were too busy to get me a sample of one I wanted, oh well.  I do have a love/hate relationship with Benefit and MUFE but am willing to try   If it makes any difference the makeup that would be set with the powder is NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer, Bobbi Brown skin corrector, MAC Pro Long wear concealer, Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation, YSL highlighter, and ABH contour
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Hi, I'm 43 years old and I'm looking for a liquid foundation that provides full coverage with matte finish that is light weight, sweat-proof (really holds all day) and is natural looking. My skin is light to light medium but I typically like a little more color to help cover reddish checks and yellow undertones. Help please! What foundation and color would you recommend?    
Products
Posting this with disbelief that I bought a T3 blower dry 2 years ago and it blew up after about 1 1/2 years.  Literally popped and blew up.  Brought the first T3 blow dryer back to Sephora and they replaced it as they should when you pay $250 for a blow dryer!!  New blow dry owned about 1 1/2 years again and I can't believe it the same thing blew up to the point that my dog in the adjacent room starting barking.  This is crazy and totally unsafe!!!  What's even more frustrating is that Sephora wouldn't return it and instead rejected the return and had me talking to TRE Customer Service who does nothing for you other than tell you to send a written problem statement that needs to be sent in writing via US Postal Mail.  So disappointing and really mail in this day and age??? I'm on  a website buying products but instead I need to dispute a $250 blow dryer blowing up by calling a customer support line and then getting an email that tells me to send a written response.  Shame on you Sephora!!!! You should support your products and not make it tough on the consumer especially when T3 clearly is a faulty product.
Beauty Insider
Hello fellow beauty lovers,   i was was wondering if anyone has gotten their 1000 point perk the engraved lipsticks from Marc Jacobs yet ?   errrg I move in 2 weeks and  I'm getting nervous .  
Ask The Experts
Hi, I am 20 years old and I suffer from hyperpigmentation & discolorations on my face. I am also on a tight budget, so I was wondering what can I do to help have a clear skin? Thanks!
Eyes
The first few times I used this eyeliner (with and without primer, with and without shadow) it went on perfectly. One swipe, full coverage and no transferring to my lid. After about 5 days it started transferring to my lids after 20 minutes of being on. In the past 2 days, even after storing tip down and shaking, it's going on lightly so i've had to put on more than one coat. The transferring was even worse! I'm not sweating - just driving to work. Is this usual or does it sound defective? Thank you for your thoughts!
Hair
I have seen many threads about dry shampoos and which are best for different scalp and hair type, but haven't found anything regarding thin, color treated, especially red hair.  If anyone has a recommendation I would love to hear it, including pointing me to an earlier conversation a missed.  Thanks for your time. 
Ask The Experts
Is there anything out there that can pre treat zits? Talking about the red and hurts part. I have sensitive skin.
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Lips
Hi Lipstick Lovers!   Due to overwhelming demand of the Marc Jacobs Beauty on the Fly (Nude)ist Show Set, the New Nudes Sheer Gel Lipstick in Screen Test in now available in full size! The perfect  sheer nude lipstick with an innovative gel formula for comfortable glide and wear.   We have a feeling this shade won't last long so be sure to check it out on Sephora.com. xo The Marc Jacobs Beauty Team 
Lips
I drink a lot of water and I moisturize regularly, yet my lips are still dry and hard and cracked. I even do oil masks and they are still dry. please tell me why and how i can fix it
Ask The Experts
I am also looking for a moisturizing skin product. I've heard from several people to try Cerave, Cetaphil, and Vanicream products, but not sure which is the best for extremely dry skin, especially on my hands. I have tried several things, but my skin is still very dry. Sometimes it's painful because it's so dry and cracked. Can anyone recommend a good moisturizing hand cream or butter that I could start using? I'm hoping to find something that finally works that I will be able to use daily.
Sephora.com
Hello. I see that the Tarte Make Believe brush sets have been available on Sephora Canada for a few days now, but the rest of the collection isn't available  (like the eye & cheek palette). It's been out for the USA site for a while now. When is it going to be available online for Canada?    Thanks.    
Makeup
Does anybody know what shade would be closest match in Diorskin Forever Perfect Foundation if I'm a NW25 in Mac? The closest sephora is 2 hours away so I was wanting to order online. Thank you! 
Ask The Experts
My skin has been AWFUL lately. Horrible breakouts on my chin, flaky skin (even though I exfoliate consistently), and my foundation has stopped going on smoothly and lasting all day. I need major help. Do I change my skincare routine or change my makeup? Or both? I've used BareMinerals for years and have always loved it but it's not holding up it's end of the deal anymore. I'm not perfect, I get lazy sometimes and don't always take my makeup off before bed but that happens like once, possibly twice a week. My typical routine is to take my makeup off with Neutrogena wipes, and then wash my face (just switched back to Neutrogena for blackheads), then I do spot treatment on my acne, and put face lotion on. Sorry for the long post but I'm desperate for some solid advice on what to do. 
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I'm looking for a moisturizing lip product with not too much color. I have pale skin and don't really like bright lip colors. I do like lip gloss, but I want to be sure it's moisturizing and isn't too sticky.   Could I get a few recommendations for Sephora's best lip products?
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My hair is blonde, that real golden blonde when uncolored. But it changes hues during different seasons, getting darker in winter, and lighter in summer, sometimes changing overnight...   but lately i will wake to a black hair, a full black hair on my head, which i do not have normally, black from root to tip... is something wrong? what is the cause? I do not have grey hairs at all BTW... THANKS SO MUCH!!! Jo
Eyes
I bought one of their 4-pan "build your own" palettes and I'm trying to create a palette for daily use.   I looked through Sephora and UD site and they don't seem to have a matte dark brown shade. It's kind of surprising that they don't have this color. =O   I have hit the pan in my "Pulp Fiction" palette. This palette is basically my holy grail for the "brown/natural" eye look.   I bought "Secret Service" as the medium brown lid color and I'm looking for a matte dark brown (an exact match or something similar to the color "Vengeance") to use as a crease color. I don't want to use black because that is too dark for daytime/daily use. They seem to have a whole lot of midtone browns in their current lineup, but a lack of dark browns.   Did I overlook something or does UD really not have this color?
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I'm really struggling to find a foundation that is pale enough for me. My skin is pale, neutral-to-yellow undertones, and somewhat dry. Shades I've tried that are too dark: MUFE Ultra HD Y205, Estee Lauder double wear 1N1, Lancome teint idole 090N, Urban Decay naked 0.5. I'm starting to think I'm going to have to buy white pigment and mix it in.
Sephora.com
so I've been on the hunt for moisturizers without silicone(anything ending with -cone or -oxane) in it and there's no option to be able to search that specific. I have to go through hundreds of items and look through ingredients tab (if provided) to know if one does/doesn't contain certain ingredients. It's really time consuming! not to mention quite a lot doesn't have ingredients list, and nowhere to find on the internet, like some dior products (don't know what the deal is). I like to know what I put on my face and it could prevent people from buying products with ingredients that they might be sensitive/allergic to.   same for hair products and makeup.   so please add silicone-free option to the 'ingredient preferences' list. I think it is really important. As well as pretrolatum/petrochemical/mineral oil-free.   Also please add more breakdown into moisturizers consistency/formulation/type. I saw oils, gel, lotion, cream, balm, etc all in 1 but there's no way to narrow it down to a specific consistency I want to find.   I hope someone who deals with the site read this and will be able to implement it soon enough.      
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Skincare Stories
It's the time of year where everyone wants that beautiful sun kissed glow. Thankfully we have a wide range of good quality self tanners available to us now so we are not exposed to harmful rays.  What is your favorite self tanner and why? Share any helpful tips on application, what not to do and any funny stories you'd like to share.  
Face
I received a sample of Lancome's Bienfait Teinté BB Cream (in shade 1/Porcelaine) and returned to the store a week later to buy it - only to find it's not carried there anymore! I also see that it's out of stock online. Will Sephora restock this item or are they phasing it out?