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Skincare for mature skin with rosacea
My mother has had red and inflamed skin for a while. She has asked me recently what to do about it but i am not familiar in this area. I was thinking a cooling mask/cream or something of that kind but i am not sure. Any help?
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Part of the inflammation is probably due to lack of sticking with using products for a good amount of time. Nothing is going to give lasting results in one use, unfortun... see post
Looking for something to make my pores smaller....any suggestions?
NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi giannadante2,   Do you prefer to address the appearance of your pores through skincare, or makeup? Personally I like to approach these types of common skin issues... see post
What's the best foaming face wash? I love the squeaky clean feeling!
HALL OF FAMER makeupmad / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I second the African Red Tea Cleanser! see post
Super sad and curious
So I LOVE the Sephora Collection lip masks, especially the Shea! When I went to pick some more up in store the other day they were all out and said they had been for a while. I checked the site to find out that even online all there is are the Rose ones. I'm just curious if the Shea lip masks were discontinued completely? I clicked to be emailed when the item is back in stock, but I just wanted to know if I would be wasting my time waiting for an email when I should instead be looking for a new product? Thanks in advance!
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SPF setting spray?
So, I know we should all be wearing SPF everyday, even when we are out in the sun minimally. It has anti aging benefits, etc and even being in the car the sun can still do damage. So my question is do setting sprays with SPF, like the Coola Spray that has SPF 30  http://www.sephora.com/makeup-setting-spray-spf30- P396623?keyword=COOLA%20Makeup%20Setting%20Spray%2 ... or the one from Super Goop  http://www.sephora.com/defense-refresh-setting-mis t-spf-50-P396249?keyword=SUPERGOOP!%20Defense%20Re ... . Are these really good replacements for when one can't wear sunscreen? Just a regular day when I'm wearing makeup and not going to the beach or something similar? I know foundations with SPF aren't enough, but how about these setting sprays? Anyone have other recommendations? I'd also like to note that I have dry, sensitive skin. 
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HALL OF FAMER e4stofthesun / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I don't think you should rely on those alone. They are a great way to reapply your sunscreen mid-day (or every 2 hours like we're technically supposed to) without removi... see post
In need of a night cream......
I need a good night time cream...any suggestions...something that pumps your skin and makes it nice and silky....any recommendations?
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BEAUTY WHIZ knharde / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Lancome's Energie De Vie Overnight Recovery Sleeping Mask is a dream! I tried it in store and bought it on the spot. see post
Uneven skin tone, broken capillaries, old acne scars, red spots, fair skin, please help!
Hello all. I used to have mild acne and now I experience the occasional pimple, but I never notice my skin getting better because I always seem to be waiting on old red spots (and new ones) to disappear. My natural face shows old acne scars, pesky red spots, an uneven complexion and a few broken capillaries around my nose. I imagine it can be attributed to the history I had with mild acne, being fair skinned and sun exposure. I need a good product that can bring an all over and more healthy even looking skin and tone so I can stop covering up so much with make up.    Help!
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SPECIAL GUEST Biancat3 / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
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My makeup and skin looks so gross after 6-8 hours! Help!
Ok, so let me try to explain thoroughly so that people can provide accurate help!  I currently have a lovely skincare regime including products from Peter Thomas Roth and Algenist, however my cleanser(s) are Tatcha and mask(s) are Glamglow.  I also wear a primer before my foundation (Cane+Austin) and am currently using UD's naked skin foundation.  I drink enough water each day, and I do not over exfoliate (I do it maybe 2-3 times a week).  I have normal skin (well, or so I thought) with slight oil in the t zone during the summer, and fully normal in the winter (however I have dry cheeks in the winter).  I have noticed that my chin has tiny under-skin bumps as well, like they are ALWAYS there, and sometimes they turn into zits.  Not sure if that's relevant or not.  I also have been using UD's setting spray as well, and oh yes Laura Merciers setting powder.   If anyone has ANY suggestions of what I can do, please help! The photo below shows my issues, and it only seems to happen on my chin, around my nose and also around the top of my forehead.  
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HALL OF FAMER sabrinas / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@peacefulseraph Hey there, thank you so much for taking the time to help me out!! When I think of my diet, I honestly can believe that plays a factor. I do drink alcoho... see post
Has anyone tried SR Good Genes with the Murad Sensitive Skin Soothing Serum, Redness Therapy?
I have started using Sunday Riley Good Genes in the mornings, but I would also like to try Murad's Sensitive Skin Soothing Serum, Redness Therapy for the redness on my cheeks.  I'm wondering if I can use the Good Genes then follow up with the Murad Serum as my moisturizer?  My skin is pretty normal I do get oily in my t-zone throughout the day. 
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Need emergency help
I overdid a chemical peel and now my skin is raw in one area. I need it to be as heeled as possible by tomorrow for a social event. The walk in clinic only gave me 1% cortisone cream. What can I use to heal this and what makeup will cover it?
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HALL OF FAMER veronika23 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I agree with the aloe.  Use 100% pure aloe gel @angsellis. You should find that in stores that sell green/organic/natural products. I also agree to see a derm and would... see post
THANK YOU SEPHORA AND OLE HENRIKSEN!! <3
So today I got my package from Sephora and Ole Henriksen. I received the Power Bright 3-step skin brightening system. There are 6 treatments in the box. It has a 25% Vitamin C concentrate. I haven't tried something like this and am excited to!! Thanks for the genorous gift. =)   As per Sephora-    Solutions for: - Dullness - Uneven skintone - Fine lines and wrinkles   This set contains: - 6 x 0.14 oz Facial Mask - 6 x 0.11 oz Facial Mask Concentrate - 6 x 0.11 oz Facial Cleanser - 2 x Complexion sponges   $66 CAD/$55 USD   I will update on how it works out for me!    
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HALL OF FAMER jesscheems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
My skin is sensitive too.. Glad it worked out for you as well! see post
Best Self Tanner - Deep Color, Long Lasting, Non Streaky, Dries Quick, Less Transfer
Evaluating self tanners and I'd love advice from all of you!  There were some older threads that touched on self tanners, but I'm hoping to get some updates now that some new products are out.   I'm looking for:   - Deepest color (not orange of course, not toooo olive either - I'm looking at you Xen Tan); I'd like to be very tan looking (I am med to fair normally) - Last lasting as possible (Vita Liberata is great exaggerating with 2-3 weeks, but ya know) - Non streaky/not prone to splotichess as it fades (no chunking off) - Quick Drying as I hate being wet and sticky in the summer heat, and because I don't want it transferring to everything - No strong perfume scent (coconut OK, DHA smell is even OK) but no floral because gives me huge headache - I prefer mouse/foam, dry oil, even lotion over wipes at this point   Also - so has anyone used Tanceuticals darkest formula?  I read good reviews online but I'm worried they might be paid...   Here's what I've tried recently:   1. Vita Liberata Mouse - I like this, it meets most of my requirements, I just didn't fall in love -- this is my back up.  Some transfer of course.  I would get the deepest shade next time.  Does NOT last 2+ weeks as they claim.  Rosy bronze color with olive undertones.   2. Xen Tan - lotion, not horrible but a little too orange and olive mixed somehow, on my skin - just doesn't look quite natural.  Because this is a heavier lotion, it stays wet and tacky on my skin too long .  I have to use a lot to get good coverage. Just OK.   3. Vita Liberata Dry Oil - I like this, I am trialing it today for the first time.  My bottle is older but had never been opened, finally got around to trying it.  Application is a huge pain however, it comes out in TINY drops from the bottle, it's super thin liquidy and dribbles everywhere.  It does dry somewhat quicker.  The color seems rosy bronze.  I like the idea that it has shimmer although I can't actually see it on my body.   4. Tan Towels - nope. Streaky, orange, dried my skin out, barely tanned me, faded immediately, nope nope nope.   Love to hear your favs and least favs!   Thanks all...  
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HALL OF FAMER Nicrohr / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I do all of this except I don't think I've applied it twice in the same day!     I will probably give it another shot, I do like it, I just didn't completely fall head... see post
Korres cleanser and Clarisonic
Hi! I've been using my Clarisonic for a couple of weeks now and I'm currently using it with a FAB cleanser. I'm thinking of getting Korres Wild Rose Daily Brightening & Refinishing Buff Cleanser due to my uneven skin tone and dark spots and my question is, can I use that with my Clarisonic? If not, I don't want to store my Clarisonic in the drawers cause it's so expensive and I want to make the most out of it, can I use the FAB cleanser and then use the Korres cleanser as exfoliator or is that too much cleansing since the Korres cleanser works as both cleanser and exfoliator?
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ok, I don't even use that much due to my skin. For cleansers I just use basic ones, as they get washed off, I prefer a leave on treatment - mask, serum, peel etc. Popula... see post
facelift surgery?
  Hi, my elder sister has a plan to undergo facelift surgery in Dr. Omar Fouda Neel's clinic in Montreal. The problem is that none of our friends or relatives have undergone one before so we are quite unknown about how the procedure would be like, how long would be the recovery time etc. I wish if I could get her some more useful information regarding facelift surgery. Is there any other procedure that should be considered along with facelift to get a better result? Do you guys have any alternative option to suggest?        
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Allergic Reaction?
This really sucks. I have somewhat sensitive skin but I've never had a reaction that looks like this and I fear that it will only get worse. It started yesterday in a couple of places and it didn't look bad. Today it got worse.   I'm including a couple photos because I don't know how to best describe it other than "it looks like a bunch of tiny red dots that look like micro pimples".     Below the photos I've included all new products used this week along with all the products I use regularly.   Pictures taken after cleansing and toner.       I've only used a few new things in the past week. Do I need to go farther back? And yes I know I should have spot tested and not introduced so many new things at once but it's done. Deluxe: FAB Face Cleanser (used on Thurs & Fri) Deluxe: Origins Original Skin Renewal Serum (used nightly, I had used a jar sample before and no reaction) Foils: The Face Shop Mango Seed Volume Butter For Face (2X, used Weds & Thurs) Foils: Biotherm Aquasource Everplump (used Fri night, I have used other Biotherm night cream foils and no reaction)   I'm going to go through my whole routine I guess... Every night: The Face Shop Calming Seed Cleanser (if not using other cleansers) The Face Shop Calming Seed Toner Origins Original Skin Renewal Serum A sheet mask The Body Shop Vit E Eye Cream, but I ran out so more recently it's been The Face Shop The Therapy Secret Made Anti Aging Eye Cream The Body Shop Tea Tree Blemish Fade Night Lotion and a cream but I ran out of my usual The Face Shop Calming Seed Cream   Additional products not used nightly: Weds: Laneige Mulberry Yogurt Repairing Mask The Face Shop Mango Seed Volume Butter for Face   Thurs: Boscia Exfoliating Peel Gel Murad T Zone Pore Refining Gel The Face Shop Mango Seed Volume Butter for Face   Fri: Glamglow Flashmud Origins Active Charcoal Mask Biotherm Aquasource Everplump Laneige Water Sleeping Mask
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HALL OF FAMER jozkid / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@studz Yay! So good to hear. Yeah, finding an eye cream without caffeine is hard, especially since many don't come right out and call it caffeine. More often a botanical... see post
I need something to help with redness
I have redness on my cheeks and the center of my forehead, it is not acne related. I have not had acne there in almost 10 years.  I have very dry and sometimes sensitive skin. my skin care routine right now is geared towards my skin type and does not cause the redness. I'm looking for something to treat the problem. At this point, Ill even take recommendations on how to cover it up because foundation and concealer doesn't cover it.
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HALL OF FAMER missey1973 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have rosacea and us the it cosmetics line. It has worked well for me. see post
Skin care for combination, dehydrated, blemish (not acne) prone skin
Hi!!! I was wondering if anyone has any skin care product recommendations for dehydrated and blemish prone skin. Lately I've been breaking out more and I find that I have many under the skin type of pimples that just give my skin a bumpy texture somewhat and on top of that I have dehydrated skin. I have very few dry patches but my skin typically feels tight unless I moisturizer and pretty much whenever I wear makeup my face gets oily within a few hours (trying to compensate for the dryness). Any product recommendations will be appreciated!! Thanks  
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BEAUTY MAVEN glowseeker / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I have the same problem. These products have never made me break out - Estee lauder stay in place foundation - bare mineral primer (white packaging) - dior star found... see post
Does reflexology work for itchy skin?
Hi all, I have an itchy skin for the past 4 months. I have tried some home remedies (like turmeric and milk), but that did nothing. I fear to consult a doctor and to use some chemical containing oils on my skin. While searching I found that reflexology works for such skin problems and it will not create any side effects as it is a natural method. I am thinking to try this from Erin Mills Optimum Health What are your suggestions?
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BEAUTY WHIZ prettyangry / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Hi,  I would be careful about using dihydrogen monoxide on your skin. It has been known to cause severe burns and even metal corrosion, and it might be what is causing ... see post
BEAUTY QUESTIONS/ HELP! Thread
Neck Wrinkles! what do you guys do about it???   I am 28, not overweight. And My BIG CONCERNS right now is prominent double chin and very visible wrinkles in my NECK ~sigh  I am using antiaging face creams in my neck instead of face; yet to have one that is showing results. I started doing these korean oil message with spoon (saw it in YOUtube) - too soon to know if it is working.   PLEASE RECOMMEND ME ANY PRODUCTS OR HACKS THAT YOU HAVE TRIED AND SEEN RESULTS.    
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HALL OF FAMER JazaChai / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Yeah, other than extra weight in the area, this is the biggest cause of neck wrinkles in younger people who don't otherwise have any. I have two prominent creases straig... see post
I am looking for a new eye cream. im 40, dark circles, and want to prevent wrinkles. Which eye cream is the best?
StephanieBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi SLJobron,   Based on your concerns, I'd recommend that you try the Caudalie Polyphenol C15 eye cream and the Algenist Complete Eye Renewal Balm. Both will address... see post
sebaceous filiments products
Do you know of any products that can stop/reduce Sebaceous filiments on the chin
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MaliBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi tina47,    I recommend a few steps for this. I would try a water-soluble cleanser, and a BHA exfoliant, which with regular use can help to make these  less notice... see post
How to get rid of wrinkles and line?
I'm 32 years old and live in Mississauga. I have seen few lines coming and wrinkles under my eyes. I thought of using anti wrinkle cream to get rid of it. I feel very much depressed when everyone asks me if I'm in my 50's, so one of my friends asked me to go for the non-surgical procedure from mclean clinic in my locality. I have just heard about injectable fillers and botox treatment but don't know much about it. I would like to know if I should consider non-surgical procedure or buy good products that help to get rid of it. Also, I would love to get advice on great products or remedies.      
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HALL OF FAMER DiVWA / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I'm closer to 60 than 50 and here are my thoughts (which likely won't be ones that others post on this thread):   Be sure to wear sunscreen all the time and good sungl... see post
Looking for powder sunscreen
A dry sunblock in a powdered form to reapply over my makeup during the day. Bonus if it is mattifying! I've researched and seen recs for Peter Thomas Roth, Bare Minerals, e.l.f., and Colorscience, but they are either out of my price range or discontinued or unavailable in Canada. Thanks!
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BEAUTY MAVEN luvmadeup / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Play! By sephora! Does everyone get the same products in their boxes?     see post
Peeling/dry hands
Hey everyone! For the last month or so the skin on my hands has been peeling, dry, and itchy. I've tried everything I can think of (including exfoliating and using FAB, my go-to for any skin issues) but it just seems to be getting worse! Does anyone have any ideas/product recommendations for me?
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BEAUTY SAVANT Lickety / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
I think the best thing you can do for yourself is ask your doctor to send you to a dermatologist.  They are the professionals and they know best what product and treatme... see post
What does a 25 yr old with normal skin need to be doing everyday? HELP!
Hi everyone! I am 25 year old with normal/semi-dry skin (usually in winter). I am trying to formulate a go-to skincare regimen. Any advice?
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BEAUTY SAVANT Lickety / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
I've never used sunscreen and I'm in my 50's.  I hate the feel of it and the smell - oh god the smell no matter what product.  I wear funky hats and use coconut oil to m... see post
Will sephora teach me and help me cover up my tattoo, I want to cover it up for a wedding I'm going to.
BEAUTY BOSS Kay522 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Dermablend has some "body" foundations designed to cover marks on the body, including tattoos.   There's videos that show both their Leg and Body Cover and Quick-Fix B... see post
Dry Skin
Hello, please help! Recently I have been on a quest to sooth my never-ending year round dry skin. Im 24 and my skin looks like I'm 80, I have cracks and alligator looking skin all over my body. I get flakes on my forearms, love handle area, and my shins. I just went to a dermatologist yesterday and he wasn't a ton of help but I learned to shower for no more than 5 minutes in luke-warm water, and use a a mild cleanser. I have to admit that due to a lack of knowledge I am guilt of all of this. I not sure which is a good mild body cleaser, suggestion? I also learned that showering everyday can cause dry skin, but I workout really hard everyday and I feel gross if I don't shower. However, if showering everyday is causing my dry skin then I should hold back, but I don't want to always feel sweaty and gross.  Im really unsure how to properly care for my skin for it to not feel so tight, and dry. Please give me some knowledge ! Thank you!  
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BEAUTY SAVANT Lickety / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
Go to the pharmacy and talk to a cosmetician.  You'll be pleasantly surprised at the advice they provide.  For instance, they may recommend Cetaphil cleanser.  Have you ... see post
Bikini Line Drama!!!
Hello lovelies!   I got burnt after my brazilian wax a couple months ago and the scar is still there. The burn is right next to my bikini line (very visible when I'm wearing a bikini) and it makes me feel very uncomfortable. The skin is very wrinkly and extremely dark. It was very itchy at the beginning and I didn't know it was a burn so I just applied some soothing cream and kept it moisturized.  I went to a new place yesterday and the waxing lady told me I could get a chemical peel on the whole bikini area to help with the scaring and the hyper-pigmentation but it sounds a little scary. My skin is very sensitive and prone to ingrown and the skin on my inner thighs is a little darker compared to the rest of my body so I'm a little self conscious about that.    I also thought about using peels like DDG or OH Lemon Peel on the skin around the bikini line to help with the scar but I don't know if it's a good idea.    Please let me know your thoughts/ experiences if you ever had to deal with hyper-pigmentation or any type of scars in the bikini area. Any advice or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. 
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HALL OF FAMER ShopgirlM / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Yes!! It is!!  see post